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May 14
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May 20
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May 21
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  Volume 2, Issue 6

10 Questions!
with Professor John Plecnik

We have a truly remarkable population of graduate students at CSU, and simply put, my goal is to serve them. Whether our graduate students seek jobs in academia, public service or industry, it is our responsibility to ensure that their course of study is relevant and competitive in today's market. Read More

John Plecnik, J.D., LL.M., Interim Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of Law, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

3-Minute Thesis
Safe Space

"Thanks to this competition, I am able to give a succinct and interesting answer without taking forever." Ph.D. competition teaches students to develop an effective thesis or dissertation conversation. Read More


A recent Safe Space training workshop guided students in learning how to create a supportive, safe and more inclusive environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender persons. Read More

Engaged Scholarship
Washkewicz College

CSU librarians asssist students in publishing theses and dissertations in EngagedScholarship@CSU, giving added visibility to the work of CSU's scholars and researchers. Read More


Engineers receive high-resolution 3D printers and scanners, Computer Aided Manufacturing equipment, digital fabrication tools, laser engraving and cutting machines, and more. Read More

Graduate Student Appreciation Week

With five days of activities and events, CSU graduate students celebrated with first-time participation in a national event. Graduate Student Appreciation Week continues to grow and expand each year at more universities across the United States. Read More

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