GEM GRAD Lab Hosted by the University at Albany, SUNY (HBCU/HSI Focused - April 26)

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Hosted by University at Albany, SUNY
Albany, New York

Thursday-Saturday, April 25-27, 2019

"This program is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under grant HRD-1749961.  Any views expressed are those of the speakers and not necessarily those of NSF or GEM."
Please join us for the GEM GRAD Lab hosted by the University at Albany, SUNY Thursday-Saturday, April 25-27, 2019 on the University at Albany, SUNY campus

The GEM GRAD Lab is a fun and engaging symposium where undergraduates receive full information on the importance of graduate school and what is needed to successfully gain admittance with financial support.  Speakers range from current graduate students to University faculty and senior industry executives.

GRAD Lab encourages young people to consider graduate education, and to apply for the GEM fellowship.  Focusing on the global importance of research and innovation, life-long career benefits, and real world role models, the symposium will help each student envision his or her future as a leader, successfully apply for fellowships, and gain entry to a graduate program.

Lodging: TBA

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  • Friday, GRAD Lab will be held in the University at Albany, SUNY campus located at 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222
  • Shuttle bus will be provided for participants.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

All activities will take place in the University of Albany, SUNY Campus

12:30 PM             Welcome Lunch with Graduate Dean

2:00 PM               City of Albany & UAlbany Campus Tour

3:45 PM               UAlbany Lab Tours

6:00 PM               Dinner with Graduate Student Association

Friday, April 26, 2019    


All activities will take place in the University of Albany, SUNY Campus

9:00 AM                  Registration, Pre-surveys and Continental Breakfast

10:00 AM                Welcome and Introductions

10:15 AM                Session 1:  Why Graduate School
                                Dr. Howard G. Adams, GEM Program Consultant (Tentative)

11:15 AM                Break

11:30 AM                Session 2: How to Apply to Graduate School
GEM Programs Consultant Moderator 

12:30PM                 Lunch with Faculty Panel:      
Dos and Don'ts of Applying to Graduate School from the Faculty Perspective

2:00 PM                  Session 3: How to Fund Graduate School
                               GEM Programs Consultant Moderator 

3:00PM                   Break

3:15PM                   Session 4:  Voices from the Field
                               Moderator: TBA
                               Panelists: TBA                              

4:15PM                   Closing Remarks/Post Surveys (Raffle – Prize Give Away)

5:00PM                   Dinner with Diversity Fellow & Scholars

Saturday, April 27, 2019

All activities will take place in the University of Albany, SUNY Campus

10:00 AM            Brunch with Graduate Students: Being Successful in College and Beyond

11:45 AM            Closing Remarks

12:00 PM             Airport Shuttle


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