University of Florida

Northern Florida GEM GRAD Lab hosted by The University of Florida

Co-hosted by Florida State University – Florida A&M University, and University of South Florida

September 27, 2014

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014
Emerson Alumni Hall
9:00 AM Student Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Pre-Survey
10:00 AM Welcome and Introductions
– Henry T. Frierson, Ph.D., Associate Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School, University of Florida
10:15 AM Session 1: Why Graduate School?
– Howard G. Adams, Ph.D., GEM Program Consultant, The National GEM Consortium
11:30 AM Session 2: How to Apply to Graduate School
– Renetta Garrison Tull, Ph.D., GEM Program Consultant,
The National GEM Consortium
12:30 PM Lunch and Graduate Resource Fair
1:30 PM Session 3: How to Fund Graduate School
Moderator: Michele Lezama, Executive Director, The National GEM Consortium
(GEM Alum)
– Katrina Indarawis, Ph.D., Associate Director of the Office of Graduate Professional Development, University of Florida
2:45 PM Session 4: Voices From the Field
Moderator: Charmane V. Caldwell, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Florida A&M University / Florida State University
– Corey Baker, GEM PhD Fellow, Electrical Engineering, University of Florida
– Renee Gordon, PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering, Florida A&M University / Florida State University
– Ruben Nelson, PhD Student, Electrical Engineering, Florida A&M University /
Florida State University
3:45 PM Closing Remarks and Post-Survey (Raffle)
4:00 PM Program Ends

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