Graduate School

Professional Development

Professional Development Opportunities for Graduate Students 2017 - 2018

Below are professional development (PD) opportunities for graduate students.  GAs meeting PD requirements may use one of these opportunities or submit an alternative prior to the event for PD per-approval.



Wednesday, September 27

Leading Nowhere: The Farce and Futility of Global Action on Climate Change

3:40 in the UC Annex.

Presented by: Dr. Oren Cass, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.

Reception following presentation.

UNCP School of Business Distinguished Speaker Series


Monday, September 25

Dr. Carter Meland

6:00 pm, Museum of the Southeast American Indian (Old Main)

Dr. Carter Meland, of White Earth Anishinaabe heritage, has PhD in American Studies and has taught in the Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus since the fall of 1999. He is the author of several books including the recently published Stories for a Lost Child.

Native American Speakers Series


Saturday, September 16

Graduate Research and Writing Academy

9:00 am to 12:00 noon; Business Administration Building (BA 103B and 106)

Official Graduate School Professional Development opportunity