CWUNews FeedNews Feed Student Association Elections and Picnic, 20 May 2016 10:03:11<p>The Graduate Student Association will hold elections for the 2016-17 academic year positions on Tuesday, May 24 at 5:30 - SURC Room 140 - Come and Participate!</p><p>The year end party and <a href="/masters/node/2677">picnic</a> takes place on June 4th from 11:00 - 3:00 at Kiwanis Park.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>Graduate Dean's Award Recipient Announced, 10 May 2016 16:13:34<p>Master’s student Gina DeNoble has been selected to receive the School of Graduate Studies and Research Dean’s Award for individuals who have contributed or have made a difference to the university. This award is sponsored by the<a href=""> Center for Leadership and Community Engagement </a>and Gina will be honored during the Evening of Recognition event on May 25, 2016 at 5:30 PM in the Student Union Ballroom. Evening of Recognition, an event coordinated by the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, is now in its 19th year.</p><p>Dean Archer stated that Gina has shown exceptional work in both her academic pursuits as well as service to the graduate student community. Since she started her graduate level academic career as an Experimental Psychology Major in fall 2014, she has maintained a 4.0 GPA. She has shown dedication, initiative and exemplary work ethic as the founder and president of the new <a href="/masters/node/2609">Graduate Student Association (GSA)&nbsp;</a> and was instrumental in the GSA obtaining club status. She has inspired other current and prospective graduate students to become part of the CWU community to not only address concerns of graduate students, but to offer professional development and informal peer relationship activities. The Grad School wishes Gina great success in her future pursuits.</p>Soliciting Nominations for Distinguished Thesis Award, 26 Apr 2016 11:33:20<p>The School of Graduate Studies and Research is now soliciting nominations for the <em><u>Dale and Mary Jo Comstock Distinguished Thesis Award</u></em>.</p><p><strong>ELIGIBILITY</strong></p><p>To be eligible for this year’s award, the nominee must have earned a master’s or educational specialist degree Summer or Fall 2015, Winter 2016 or is a candidate for Spring 2016.</p><p>Only theses of clearly outstanding quality and significance should be considered for nomination. <a href="/masters/sites/" target="_blank">Full Procedures Document</a>.</p><p>Departments are encouraged to submit nominations as soon as possible, and in any case, no later than <strong>May 23, 2016</strong>.&nbsp; If you need to verify that the thesis nomination meets the eligibility please contact Dawn Anderson in the Graduate Studies office at 963-3108 or by email:&nbsp; <a href=" "></a></p></a href=" ">Graduate thesis collaboration a great success, 29 Mar 2016 08:56:00<p>For graduate student Krista Connelly, March 16 marked the culmination of a year's worth of work when her master's thesis Life, After premiered in McConnell Auditorium.</p><p>Connelly, a music composition major, was thrilled to see it all come together. "It's been a long process, but very gratifying. I've learned so much."</p><p>Life, After is a dance requiem. The performance is a collaboration between music, dance, and theater. Connelly wrote the music over the summer, rehearsed and recorded during fall quarter, edited throughout December, and has since been working with Orchesis Dance Company and the theater department. For more information check out the promo here:</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">Life, After</a></p>New in 2016 - Graduate Hooding Ceremony, 29 Jan 2016 15:12:41<p>Graduating Seniors - mark your calendars! June 10, 2016 is the date of the first annual Graduate Student Hooding Ceremony. This event will be held on the Central Washington University's Ellensburg campus in the <a href="" target="_blank">Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music Building</a>. Please check out our <a href="/masters/node/2682">Graduation and Hooding Ceremony page </a>for complete details.</p>Faculty Academic Year Appointments Applications Due Jan 15th, 05 Jan 2016 09:49:29<p>Faculty academic year Appointments for Research or Creative Activity or New Program Development Applications will be due January 15.<br>Faculty Research Appointments administered through the FDRC and School of Graduate Studies and Research have been expanded to include graduate program development. Applications for <strong>academic year appointments will be due January 15</strong>, and for summer appointments the due date will be March 7. Please<a href=""> Click Here</a> for full details and application materials.</p></br>Grant Writing Workshop - January 23, 2016, 08 Dec 2015 09:20:58<p><a href="">Research and Sponsored Programs</a> is offering a grant writing seminar titled Getting Started Writing Successful Grant Proposals by Grant Writers' Seminars &amp; Workshops, LLC, on <strong>Saturday, January 23, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.</strong> (lunch included) at CWU's Wellington Event Center. Enrollment is limited, but priority will be given to CWU faculty who register by January 5, 2016.<br>The registration form and a workbook information sheet are attached. Please send your completed registration form to Leslie Lotspeich via email,<a href=""> </a><a href=""></a>. If you have questions, please email or call Leslie at 509-963-3111 or Julie Guggino at 509-963-2640, <a href=""></a>.<br>There is no cost for CWU faculty. The cost for non-faculty CWU employees is $100. The cost for non-CWU attendees is $260. Payment details are on the attached registration form.</p><p><a href="/masters/sites/" target="_blank">Grant Writing Seminar Registration Form</a><br><a href="/masters/sites/" target="_blank">Workbook</a></p></br></a href=""></a href=""></br></br>Graduate Student Association Calls for Members, 26 Oct 2015 10:58:53<p>The <a href="/masters/node/2609">CWU Graduate Student Association</a> (GSA) provides representation and the promotion of graduate students' interests. The GSA is currently in the process of drafting their constitution and will also be seeking official ASCWU <a href="">club status</a> this academic year. Because the GSA is in the initial/developmental phases, they are open to input. Please plan to attend the meetings this fall quarter:</p><ul><li>November 5 - SURC Room 202 - 4:00 - 5:00 PM</li><li>December 3 - SURC Room 271 - 4:00 - 5:00 PM<br>&nbsp;</li></ul><p>If you are interested in finding out more, please email Gina DeNoble, Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Psychology: <a href=""></a></p></br></a href="">Funding Opportunities for Faculty and Graduate Students, 26 Oct 2015 09:28:16<p>Faculty and Graduate Student Research and Creative Activities Award applications are now being accepted. <strong>Applications are due</strong> to the School of Graduate Studies and Research by 5:00 p.m. on <strong>November 23. </strong><br><br>The School of Graduate Studies and Research holds&nbsp; awards competitions each year, sponsoring fellowships to help both faculty and graduate students with their research or creative activities.&nbsp;<strong> </strong></p><p><strong><strong>For details and application materials check our website;<br><a href="/masters/node/2623">Faculty Awards</a> and <a href="/masters/node/2546">Student Awards</a>.</strong></strong></p></br></br></br>CWU Graduate Student to Direct "Look Back in Anger", 18 Sep 2015 09:37:20<p>Joshua Kelly, a <a href="">CWU theatre arts master's degree candidate</a>, is directing Look Back in Anger for The Montana Repertory Theatre in Missoula, Montana.</p><p>"Osborne was famous for "liquid poetry," Kelly said, "and this script is the best example of his poetic vitriol there is."</p>