Fall 2018 DGS Meeting

September 14, 2018 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM in MITC, Room 201

Fall 2018 DGS Meeting Agenda

Friday, September 14, 2018

3:00 – 5:00 PM

MITC 201

Welcome and Introductions


      Director of Graduate Admissions and Enrollment Management – Shabeer Amirali

      Admissions Counselor – Anthony Harris

      Associate Dean – Barbara Clark

Graduate Student Council

2018 – 2019 (Kelsey Kaht, GSC President)

      Graduate Student Appreciation Week

      Coffee with the Deans

      Graduate Student Halloween Party

      Graduate Student Regional Research Conference (GSRRC)

      Dedicated Library Study Lounge for Faculty and Graduate Students

Services for Graduate Students

      Bronwyn Williams, Director, University Writing Center

      Anna Marie Johnson Library Services 2018 Kornhauser Resources; ThinkIR Brochure; SIGS Grad Fair Handout

      Spring 2019:  English 677:  Graduating Writing in the Disciplines (Andrea Olinger) ENGL 677 Syllabus Draft; English 677 Flyer Spring 2019

Admission and Academic Policies

English 601:  Academic Communication in English - ESL Course (Paul DeMarco)

Funded Student Non-Resident Exception Form (Paul DeMarco)

Graduate Catalog (Paul DeMarco) November 26, 2018/Landing Page https://catalog.louisville.edu/
Admission Holds (Paul DeMarco, Shabeer Amirali and Courtney Kerr) Provisional Probation Service Indicator ; Registration Holds 

      Provisional Probation (PPRB )

      Provisional (PROV)

Onbase Referral Form (Shabeer Amirali and Cheryl Schroader) Onbase Referral Form

Non-Degree Credit Hours (Barbara Clark) Graduate Catalog Non-Degree

Transfer Credit Changes (Courtney Kerr) Transcript Example Transfer Credit

Variance Request Process (Courtney Kerr) Variance Request Process

Recruitment and Diversity

Diversity web-site (Latonia Craig)

Recruitment Calendar (Latonia Craig) Graduate Recruitment Calendar 2018

GRE Workshops (Latonia Craig) GRE Workshops 2018-2019

SIGS Activities, Events, Initiatives, and Opportunities

Mentoring Academy (Barbara Clark) Mentor Training Program for Graduate Students

Strategic Plan (Michelle Rodems)

PLAN Overview (Michelle Rodems) PLAN Overview

Graduate Student Appreciation Week (Michelle Rodems) Graduate Student Appreciation Week

Three Minute Thesis (Michelle Rodems) Three Minute Thesis

DGS Orientation (Latonia Craig)

Doctoral Hooding and Graduation Ceremony (Courtney Kerr) Save the Date

Award Nominations (Courtney Kerr) Call for Nomination of Student Awards for December 2018 ; Doctoral Dissertation Completion Award

Dates to Remember (Courtney Kerr) Dates to Remember