UMCP sponsors a workshop on “Dissertation Time Management”, 3/30/12 @ 2PM

The Graduate School at the University of Maryland College Park will sponsor a Ph.D. Completion Project Workshop: Dissertation Time Management, which will be held Friday, March 30, 2012 from 2-4 p.m. in 1400 Marie Mount Hall (please note new location.)

Using a three-step model of focus, planning, and progress, Dr. Rachna Jain—a nationally recognized psychologist and professional speaker—will teach you how to set goals, measure your progress, and get back on track when things do not go as planned. You will also learn how to know, with certainty, what it will take to finish your dissertation and by when you can accomplish this.

This event is open to masters, Ph.D., and postdoctoral students.

Registration is required. Space is limited, so register early at by Thursday March 29, 2012.  Questions? Please contact (301) 405-3644 or


UMBC, the University of Maryland College Park, and the University of Maryland Baltimore are part of the NSF PROMISE AGEP.  The Graduate School at College Park has had great success with providing students with information through the PhD Completion workshops.  The contents of the message above are the property of the Graduate School at UM College Park.

About Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at the University of California Davis. She previously served as Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives at The Graduate School at UMBC, and was Professor of the Practice in the College of Engineering & IT. She was Special Assistant to the Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Director of Graduate and Professional Pipeline Development for the University System of Maryland (12 institutions). She is the Founding Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) –, and Co-PI for the USM LSAMP. Her research on global diversity in STEM continues, and she is an international speaker, covering nearly all continents, for groups and conferences such as the World Engineering Education Forum, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, and the Pacific Sciences Congress. Her personal website is: Connect with her on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull;
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