Meet some students who have completed or who are in the process of completing the Graduate Certificate in College and University Teaching.

GCCUT Testimonials

  • April Abbott

    April is an Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. April credits the GCCUT program with perparing her for redesigning a Marine Science degree program.

  • Aaron McKim

    Aaron is an Assistant Professor in Sustainable Communities (Tenure Track) at Michigan State University. “The GCCUT program was a tremendous experience for opening my eyes to the rich diversity within our postsecondary classrooms and how we, as educators, can use these diverse perspectives to encourage growth and development among all students.”

  • Chiara De Caro Carella

    Chiara is an Assistant Professor in Veterinary Anesthesiology (Tenure Track) at Louisiana State University, School of Veterinary Medicine and credits the GCCUT program as essential in the development of her teaching persona.

  • Matt Adams

    Matt concurrently earned his Ph.D. from the School of Civil and Construction Engineering in civil engineering in 2015 and is now an Assistant Professor for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

  • Jeremy Hoffman

    Jeremy is contributing scientific rigor to the conversation of climate change by researching the way Earth’s climate has changed in the distant past, in a field of study known as paleoclimate research.

  • Elba Moise

    Elba was in the first cohort of the GCCUT program in 2013. She concurrently earned her MPH from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences from the International Health program in 2014. After completing her program at OSU she enrolled in the PhD program for multicultural education at the University of Washington.

  • Jeff Serrill

    Jeff is a doctoral candidate in the pharmacology program.

Other Featured Stories About GCCUT Students and Their Research

  • Lauren Brooks

    Beyond her research, Lauren intends to one day be a professor so that she can foster in others the same love of learning that has driven her for most of her life.

  • Jafra Thomas

    Whether discussing his research in Kinesiology (formerly known as Exercise and Sport Science), talking about his nonprofit experience introducing rowing to disadvantaged youth, or detailing the importance of the Graduate Certificate in College and University Teaching (GCCUT) he is pursuing, Jafra approaches his work and life with a sense of purpose and excitement.

  • Kevin Weitemier

    This program gives Kevin the tools he needs to succeed in the classroom, but he also sees his work moving beyond this space.