Mizzou Ed Grad Student Orientation August 18th

Make plans to attend the Mizzou Ed 2016 Fall New Graduate Student Orientation, August 18, 2016.


7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Breakfast: Stotler Lounge II & III, N103A/B Memorial Union
Student Check-In: Jesse Wrench Auditorium, S107 Memorial Union

8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m
Welcome and Office Introductions

  • Academic Affairs, Dr. John Lannin
  • Graduate Student Initiatives, Michelle Bollinger
  • Office of Assessment & Certification, Sankalp Shivaprakesh
  • Career Services, Kristel Schlemper
  • The Bridge, Norma Jackson
  • Global Engagement, Gabrielle Malfatti
  • Scholarships, Ruth Gardner

8:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Campus Resources

  • Office of Graduate Studies (MU)
  • Writing Center
  • Getting Connected w/ DoIT
  • Meet Your Subject Librarian
  • International Teaching Assistant Program
  • Wellness Center
  • Office of Research

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Greetings from the College of Education

  • Dr. Matthew Burns – Associate Dean for Research
  • Dr. Matthew Martens – Associate Dean for Administration and Faculty affairs
  • Dr. James Tarr – Department Chair of LTC
  • Dr. Jeni Hart –Associate Professor of ELPA
  • Dr. Erica Lembke – Department Chair of SPED
  • Dr. Chris Riley-Tillman – Department Chair of ESCP
  • Dr. Joi Moore – Professor and Director with SISLT

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Campus Tour – Visitor Relations

12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. 
Lunch Provided by Departments

  • ELPA Students: 314 Hill Hall
  • ESCP Students: 205 Townsend Hall
  • LTC & SPED Students: 223 Townsend Hall
  • SISLT Students: 222 Townsend Hall

Afternoon Sessions
Departmental Sessions

  • ELPA Students: 1:15pm, 314 Hill Hall
  • ESCP Students: 1:30pm, E1419 Lafferre Hall
  • LTC & SPED Students: 1:30-1:45pm, 223 Townsend Hall
    • LTC Students: breakout session in 223 Townsend Hall
    • SPED Students: breakout session in 205 Townsend Hall
  • SISLT Students:
    • Library Science Students: 1:30-3:30pm, 222 Townsend Hall
    • Educational Technology Students: 1:30-2:30pm, 221 Townsend Hall (SISLT faculty suite)

Michelle Bollinger
Michelle Bollinger
Sarah Hairston
Sarah Hairston

At the Office of Graduate Student Services & Initiatives, our mission is to design, administer, and coordinate efforts to enhance and support the academic, professional, and personal growth of graduate students in the College of Education as well as enrich their overall quality of life while at the University of Missouri.



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