Syracuse University

Calendar of Events

August 2014

  • August 8-14- International TA Orientation
  • August 12-14-General TA Orientation (Domestic and International TAs)
  • Friday, August 15 & Saturday, August 16-Slutzker Center for International Services (SCIS) Orientation
  • Monday, August 25- First day of Classes

September 2014

  • Friday, September 12, 2:00-4:00pm in Kittredge Aud, HBC- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Information Session (co-sponsored with Office of Research and Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising)- Information and advice on how to apply from a panel of SU faculty and previous fellows. View Flyer. RSVP for all sessions here: vpr@syr.edu
  • Friday, September 19, 3:30-5:00pm in Grant Auditorium, White Hall- FPP Kickoff: Speaker: Chancellor Kent Syverud. REGISTER HERE
  • Monday, September 22, 6:30-8:00pm in 010 Eggers Hall-A New York Academy of Sciences Webinar:What Every International Graduate Student and Postdoc Should Know About U.S. Employment.Dan Beaudry, former head of campus recruiting at Monster.com, shares the potent job search system used by many international students and postdocs to find U.S. employment. H-1B's are won in ways you likely don't expect. Food will be provided! Click here to register.
  • Tuesday, September 23, 4:00-5:30pm in Noble Room, Hendricks Chaple (next to People's Place)- First-ever meeting of “35+”, a student group specifically for graduate students ages 35 and up. The inaugural gathering will be a chance to meet graduate students from other departments, socialize, and discuss how “35+” can best help us meet the challenges we face.  Susan Pasco from the Counseling Center, who has a good understanding of the challenges we face as “older” graduate students, will be helping to facilitate our discussions. Coffee and refreshments provided thanks to GSO support. Register here.
  • Wednesday, September 24, 5:15-6:30pm in 125 Bowne Hall- Certificate in University Teaching (CUT) seminar series: Instructional Design
  • Thursday, September 25, 5:00-6:30pm in 107 Hall of Languages- International Graduate Student Workshop series:How to Thrive in Graduate School with Dr. Gina Lee-Glauser. Dr. Lee-Glauser provides an overview of the norms and expectations of graduate school in the U.S., including coursework and the classroom environment, conducting research independently and as part of a research group, how to choose and interact with an advisor, building your network, expanding your skill set, and more. Bring your questions and concerns! Light refreshments provided. Click here to register.  
  • Friday, September 26, 4:00-7:00pm in Watson Theater, Watson Hall- International Graduate Student Orientation for late arrivals (co-sponsored with SCIS)
  • Friday, September 26, 3:00-5:00pm in 107 Hall of Languages-The Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation Department, in the School of Education, is honored to have visiting scholar Gila Kurtz (PhD) from The College for Academic Studies, Israel, engage us in conversation about her research in distance and mobile learning. View Flyer.
  • Saturday, September 27, 8:30am-1:00pm in various campus locations- Leadership and Culture program for international students with Martha Garcia-Murillo
  • Tuesday, September 30, 5:00-6:30pm in 001 Life Sciences Building- CUT seminar series: Universal Design for Learning
  • Tuesday, September 30. 5:00pm Abstract Deadline- 14th Annual SyracuseCoE Symposium Student Poster Session. Abstracts and project statements are welcome on research and design posters in the following focus areas: Advanced building technologies, Clean and renewable energy, Daylighting strategies, Design resilience, Healthy buildings, Indoor environmental quality, Sustainable communities, Sustainable materials, Sustainable urban design, Water resource management. Please submit the following to cchianes@syr.edu: - Name(s)- Institution- Degree level- Degree program/major- Poster Title- Abstract or project statement- Email address. Visit symposium.syracusecoe.org for more details on the 14th Annual SyracuseCoE Symposium, October 15th and 16th.

October 2014

  • Friday, October 3, 2:00-4:00pm in 347 Hinds Hall-NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Essay-Writing Workshop I: Current and former NSF scholars, faculty, and staff will attend this session. (co-sponsored with Office of Research and CFSA). View Flyer. RSVP for all sessions here: vpr@syr.edu
  • Wednesday, October 8, 5:15-6:30pm in 125 Bowne Hall- CUT seminar series: Facilitating Classroom Discussion
  • Thursday, October 9, 5:00-6:30pm in 107 Hall of Languages- International Graduate Student Workshop series: Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Thursday, October 9, 6:00-8:30pm in TBD- NYAS webinar: Granstmanship for Graduate Students and Postdocs
  • Wednesday, October 15 & Thursday, October 16- 14th Annual SyracuseCoE Symposium- Advanced Building Systems: Integrating Efficiency, Quality and Resilience. Visit symposium.syracusecoe.org for more details.
  • Thursday, October 16, 5:00-6:30pm in 107 Hall of Languages-CUT seminar series: Effective Lesson Planning
  • Friday, October 17, 2:00-4:00pm in 347 Hinds Hall- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Essay-Writing Workshop II:  Follow-up from October 3rd session for informal exchange of draft materials among applicants. (co-sponsored with Office of Research and CFSA). View Flyer. RSVP for all sessions here: vpr@syr.edu
  • Thursday, October 23, Time and Location TBD- Individual Development Plans for Grad Students and Postdocs. Speaker: Philip Clifford (co-sponsored with Career Services)
  • Wednesday, October 29, 5:15-6:30pm in Kittredge Auditorium, HBC- CUT seminar series: Active Learning


For more information on the Graduate School Programs offered click on the titles below:

Teaching Assistant Program (TA Orientation, English Language Proficiency Services, Teaching Mentors, Outstanding TA Award, Course Assessment, Graduate Assistants)

Future Professoriate Program (FPP Participation, Primary Faculty Liaison, Certificate in University Teaching, Teaching Portfolio)

Resources (Graduate School Press, Critical Incidents in College Teaching vignettes, Research Ethics and Academic Integrity vignettes)

The Graduate School Press In order to promote excellence in scholarship and teaching, the Graduate School maintains a book publication program providing resources on topics relevant to graduate education and the university classroom.

International Graduate Students The Graduate School provides many academic programs and community initiatives to support the educational experiences of international graduate students and to highlight their academic achievements at Syracuse University.