Blair Paulik could have attended graduate school with a full scholarship at Duke University, but she chose Oregon State after being deeply impressed by the history of the Environmental and Molecular Toxicology department.
Jennifer Thomas didn’t start out to be an oceanographer. The graduate student from Virginia Beach, Va., was a music major focusing on trumpet performance at the University of Iowa. But in the summer before her senior year, she discovered that she had a rare bone disorder that might require regular surgeries on her jaw.
Holistic Graduate Education (HGE) is a Graduate School initiative to provide educational and training opportunities to cover vital professional and soft skills. The HGE will catalyze a change in how graduate students are prepared to become our future leaders, scholars, scientists, engineers, artists and professionals.
The Graduate Certificate in College and University teaching is an 18-credit transcript visible credential. To learn more about the core courses and the Graduate School’s Holistic Graduate Education Initiative, visit the GCCUT website.
We advance the university's teaching, research, and outreach goals by supporting graduate students in all aspects of their education. Our goal is to ensure that every student has the opportunity to succeed. Together with graduate faculty, we provide financial support for our students to ensure that we attract the very best and brightest students to advance our research agenda. While at OSU, we provide opportunities for our students to acquire the skills that will need to be successful in their future career. And we ensure that every program is engaged in continuous improvement so that our students can be assured of the highest quality graduate education available anywhere in the world.
In this workshop, Dr. Paul Gorski, George Mason University, we will discuss principles and practices for creating equitable learning environments for low-income college students. He will present curricular, pedagogical, and other dimensions of teaching and learning as well as strategies for teaching about poverty and class issues effectively.
The mission of the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center is to complement the academic program of studies and enrich the quality of campus life for African and African-American students at Oregon State University.
The new building is ready for students! Come and help celebrate.