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Mark Bayer honored as Graduate Faculty of Month

Staff Report

March 6, 2018

February’s Graduate Faculty of the Month went to business professor Mark Bayer. In her nomination of Bayer, graduate student Samantha Hilger said he is extremely deserving of the nomination. “He is engaging, fun and relates the material to real-life examples. He makes all of his students interested...

Graduate students take part in mentoring program with alumni

Elisabeth Held, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2017

Eastern’s graduate school has a mentorship program between current graduate students and alumni that participants say has created a community between the university’s past and present, while also building on the future. The dean of the graduate school, Ryan Hendrickson, as well as the graduate...

Master’s Degree Program no longer at risk of deletion

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

January 23, 2017

  The master’s degree program in Special Education is no longer being considered for deletion or consolidation as of Friday morning. The program, along with others, was originally recommended for elimination or consolidation by Workgroup no. 7, which looked at Academic Programs as a part...

Final exams different at grad, undergrad levels

Charlee Caudill, Contributing Writer

December 12, 2016

  While undergraduate students are busy cramming for final exams, graduate students are not and experience finals week in a different way; they write papers. Samantha Bobbitt, a second-year political science graduate student, said her finals consist of research papers, which she usually has...

Cybersecurity cracks new program list for Fall 2017

Meka Al Taqi-Brown, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2016

  Along with the other 36 graduate programs and 10 graduate certificate programs, cybersecurity will be added to the list of new programs starting in the 2017 fall semester. Cybersecurity will be part of the graduate program, collaborated with the Schools of Business and of Technology in the...

Hendrickson named interim dean of Graduate School 

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2015

Political science professor Ryan Hendrickson will start in July as the interim dean of the Graduate School. Hendrickson is taking over for current dean Robert Augustine, who is set to leave Eastern for a position on the national Council of Graduate Schools beginning in August. Hendrickson’s...

Black Graduate Student Association helps minorities

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

September 7, 2014

When she graduated in May, her father gave her two options—get a job or go to graduate school. Unsure if she was ready to jump into the workforce, she decided graduate school was her best choice. Sherry Gunn, president of the Black Graduate Student Association, said even though she was unsure about...

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