Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week

G.P.S.A.W 2018

The College of Graduate Studies has partnered with across-campus units to establish the 5th annual Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week (GPSAW), a week-long series of campus-wide events to honor and recognize the contributions of our graduate students.This year, we will be celebrating from Monday, April 2 to Friday, April 6!

Fantastic events and opportunities all week long- PLUS, win a $25 gift card by attending the most events, or by following us on Facebook and Twitter to be entered into a drawing!
  • Bagel Breakfast Bonanza!
    • Come have a Bagel and Schmear with us
    • 9-11 am as supplies last, Monday April 2 in GROW.
    • Attendance counts towards $25 gift card contest! 
  • FREE professional headshot opportunity!
    • Present a professional appearance on your website, social media, or job application!
    • Available from 5-6pm in USC 103B
    • Facilitated by a Professional Photographer
    • Headshots can cost more than $100- come get yours for FREE!
    • Attendance counts towards $25 gift card contest!
  • Your Best Foot Forward: Nonverbal Cues in Presentations
    • Presented by Dr. Diana Ivy
    • Come find out how your actions can speak as loud as your words!
    • Refreshments will be provided
    • Tuesday, April 3, 4-5pm in Anchor Ballroom B
    • Attendance counts towards $25 gift card contest!
  • Dissertation and Thesis Formatting Workshop
    • Wednesday, April 4, 12-1:30 pm in UC Lone Star C
    • Presented by the College of Graduate Studies and the Library
    • Vital information and tips about how to format your Thesis for submission!
    • Attendance counts toward $25 gift card contest
  • Make Peace With Stress Workshop
    • Wednesday, April 4, 2:30-3:30, in UC Bayview 320, 2:30pm- 3:30pm
    • Led by Dr. Michelle Hollenbaugh
    • Come and discover ways to calm your mind and ease your stress through mindfulness and relaxation.
    • Tea, cookies, and worry-stones will be provided!
  • FREE professional headshot opportunity!
    • Present a professional appearance on your website, social media, or job application!
    • Available from 4-5pm in USC 103B
    • Facilitated by a Professional Photographer
    • Headshots can cost more than $100- come get yours for FREE!
    • Attendance counts towards $25 gift card contest!
  • Grab and Go: Pit Stop Lunch in GROW
    • Thursday, April 5, 12-1:30pm as supplies last
    • Stop by and grab a chicken or veggie wrap box lunch
    • Don't forget to sign in- it counts toward $25 gift card attendance contest!
  • 3MT Doctoral and Master's Level Competition
    • 6-8pm in the Harte Research Institute
    • Come experience fascinating, rapid-fire presentations from TAMUCC graduate students about their research
    • Refreshments will be provided!
    • Don't forget to sign in- attendance counts toward $25 gift card contest
  • Landing a Job Roundtable Discussion
    • Friday, April 6, 12-1pm in UC Bayview (310)
    • Bring your resume and ask a pro about interview tips, what to look for in an academic workplace, and what hiring managers are going to want from you
    • Lunch will be provided!