Graduate Student Resources and Activities
Interested in Presenting at NCARE?
For first time presenters, creating a research presentation can feel intimidating. The NCARE resource guide has specific information on all three presentation types. Other resources are below.
Graduate Student posters are eligible for the new Student Poster Award. If a poster represents a completed paper, authors can also submit for the paper awards. Authors are only eligible to be awarded one type of award each year.
NCARE 2019 Outstanding Student Poster Award Winners:
"Examining the Effect of Block Scheduling on High School Academic Performance in NC." Ukhyun Cho, Kun Su, & David Chen, UNC Greensboro
Sample Graduate Student Workshops
Making Dissertations Happen: Dr. Lisa Russell-Pinson, Faculty Writing Associate with the UNC Charlotte Center for Graduate Life and Dr. Lynne Harris, Psychologist with the UNC Charlotte Center for Psychological Counseling discussed best practices for dissertation writing. They addressed such topics as prioritization, improving productivity, writing more effectively and efficiently, coping with stress, and building strong relationships with advisors.
Career Paths in Higher Education: Dr. Mark D'Amico, Associate Professor of Higher Education at UNC Charlotte and Dr. Leslie Zenk, Assistant Provost at UNC Charlotte facilitated an interactive discussion on career opportunities in Higher Education Administration for students with a broad range of graduate degrees.
Creating Your Elevator Pitch: Jay Skipworth, Associate Director of the UNC Charlotte Career Center, guided students in developing a succinct summary of their experience and research.