TAMUS - E&S AGEP

 Energy & Sustainability - Texas Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate

Advancing Interdisciplinary STEM Graduate

Education in Energy and Sustainability Disciplines

Events

Previous Events Upcoming Events

G.R.A.D. Aggies: The Information Landscape of Dissertation and Theses Sep 06, 2016
Guest Speaker(s)   Texas A&M Libraries

G.R.A.D. Aggies: Getting the Most out of Google Scholar Sep 07, 2016
Guest Speaker(s)  Texas A&M Libraries

Sciences Career Fair (Contact: myeager@tamu.edu Sep 08, 2016

G.R.A.D. Aggies: Getting the Most out of Google Scholar Sep 08, 2016
Guest Speaker(s)  Texas A&M Libraries

G.R.A.D. Aggies: Navigating your First Year Sep 09, 2016
Guest Speaker(s) OGAPS

Money Mondays - Money Management Sep 12, 2016
Guest Speaker(s) Scholarship and Financial Aid

Piazza Chat: How to get the mentoring you need. What are your expectations? Sep 12, 2016
A discussion among students about establishing a relationship, who their mentors are, and providing advice to others about why and how to find mentors.

Developing a Literature Matrix Sep 13, 2016
Guest Speaker(s) Texas A&M Libraries

AGEP & TAMUGEP Informational Session Sep 14, 2016
Are you a graduate student in the STEM field? Learn more about joining the AGEP and TAMUGEP programs! FREE FOOD! For more information, please email tamus-agep@tamu.edu.

Developing a Literature Matrix Sep 14, 2016
Guest Speaker(s) Texas A&M Libraries

Piazza Chat: Maintaining the mentor-mentee relationship. What your responsibilities as mentee Sep 26, 2016
After you establish the relationship, then what? Students can discuss their experiences for different mentors they have. How do you assess what each mentor sees as their role? How do you adjust your responsibilities accordingly?

Peer Writing Group #1 Sep 27, 2016
TAMUS AGEP students meet biweekly in EVANS 612. Please bring your laptop or notebook! Facilitator: Ms. Gina Wadas (AGEP Graduate Student Specialist - writing). PVAMU, TAMUK, TAMUCC, and WTAMU AGEP students can also participate via Blackboard Collaborate. Need access to Blackboard Collaborate? Please email tamus-agep@tamu.edu.

AGEP Luncheon: Creating and managing an ePortfolio Sep 28, 2016
Learn more about creating and managing an ePortfolio! An ePortfolio is basically a digital information collection platform. You have to feed details related to education, skills, and work history. In other words, it’s an approach with which you can highlight your unique and creative side. The ePortfolios consist of documents, blog entries, video, graphics, and audio among other multimedia features. Moreover, they are accessible from any form of electronic media, say a DVD or a website. You no longer have to carry your file full of documents and resume. LUNCH PROVIDED! Please RSVP via ERS. Facilitator: Cindy Raisor, Lecturer and Director of the Bush School Writing Program.

Peer Review Group #1 Oct 04, 2016
TAMUS AGEP students meet biweekly in EVANS 612. During the Peer Review Groups, students will get the opportunity to provide peer reviewed feedback for other AGEP students. Facilitator: Ms. Gina Wadas (AGEP Graduate Student Specialist - writing). PVAMU, TAMUK, TAMUCC, and WTAMU AGEP students can also participate via Blackboard Collaborate. Need access to Blackboard Collaborate? Please email tamus-agep@tamu.edu.

AGEP/BTD Co-Led Activity: Best Practices in Writing Your Thesis or Dissertation Oct 06, 2016

Piazza Chat: Dealing with burnout, doubt, and distractions Oct 10, 2016
AGEP Ambassador (Adam Orendain) will be moderating the topic: Dealing with burnout, doubt, and distractions

AGEP Luncheon: Explaining Research to a Non-Scientist Oct 12, 2016
AGEP Major Led Activity

Peer Writing Group Session 2 Oct 13, 2016
Instructor: Gina Wadas

Peer Review Group Session 2 Oct 18, 2016
Instructor: Gina Wadas

Piazza Chat: publishing your research Oct 24, 2016
Moderating: AGEP Ambassador (Adam Orendain)

AGEP/BTD Co-Led Activity: Networking at Conferences Oct 25, 2016
Presenter: Dr. Michael Johnson (Associate Professor; Program Coordinator)

Peer Review Group Session 3 Oct 26, 2016
TAMUS AGEP students meet biweekly in EVANS 612. Please bring your laptop or notebook! Facilitator: Ms. Gina Wadas (AGEP Graduate Student Specialist - writing). PVAMU, TAMUK, TAMUCC, and WTAMU AGEP students can also participate via Blackboard Collaborate. Need access to Blackboard Collaborate? Please email tamus-agep@tamu.edu.

SREB: Compact for Faculty Diversity Institute on Teaching and Mentoring Oct 27, 2016

AGEP/BTD Co-Led Activity: Stress Management Oct 31, 2016

AGEP Peer Review Group Session 3 Nov 01, 2016
TAMUS AGEP students meet biweekly in EVANS 612. During the Peer Review Groups, students will get the opportunity to provide peer reviewed feedback for other AGEP students. Facilitator: Ms. Gina Wadas (AGEP Graduate Student Specialist - writing). PVAMU, TAMUK, TAMUCC, and WTAMU AGEP students can also participate via Blackboard Collaborate. Need access to Blackboard Collaborate? Please email tamus-agep@tamu.edu.

4th Annual AGEP Conference/ Pathways Student Research Symposium Nov 03, 2016
This will be a great opportunity to meet and network with AGEP students, staff, and faculty from other institutions

AGEP Piazza Chat: Don’t Get Lost in the Crowd: Nov 07, 2016
Tips to Maximizing your exposure during a National Conference

AGEP: Peer Review Group Session 3 Nov 10, 2016
TAMUS AGEP students meet biweekly in EVANS 612. Please bring your laptop or notebook! Facilitator: Ms. Gina Wadas (AGEP Graduate Student Specialist - writing). PVAMU, TAMUK, TAMUCC, and WTAMU AGEP students can also participate via Blackboard Collaborate. Need access to Blackboard Collaborate? Please email tamus-agep@tamu.edu

AGEP: Peer Review Group Session 4 Nov 17, 2016

Piazza Chat: Research, teaching, conferences, and well-being Nov 21, 2016
how to take positive steps to have a fulfilled and productive career

Peer Writing Group #5 Nov 29, 2016
TAMUS AGEP students meet biweekly in EVANS 612. Please bring your laptop or notebook! Facilitator: Ms. Gina Wadas (AGEP Graduate Student Specialist - writing). PVAMU, TAMUK, TAMUCC, and WTAMU AGEP students can also participate via Blackboard Collaborate. Need access to Blackboard Collaborate? Please email tamus-agep@tamu.edu.

AGEP Peer Review Group Session 5 Dec 06, 2016
TAMUS AGEP students meet biweekly in EVANS 612. Please bring your laptop or notebook! Facilitator: Ms. Gina Wadas (AGEP Graduate Student Specialist - writing). PVAMU, TAMUK, TAMUCC, and WTAMU AGEP students can also participate via Blackboard Collaborate. Need access to Blackboard Collaborate? Please email tamus-agep@tamu.edu.

WEBINAR: Need Graduate School Support? Get insider tips from the U.S. Department of Energy on how to compete and win supplemental research awards Dec 15, 2016
Join the discussion! - Dr. Ping Ge, Program Manager of Graduate Programs at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, will share how government programs can support students in graduate school, as well as, provide insight on how to be most competitive for the supplemental awards. The webinar will highlight the SCGSR DOE opportunities, the application process, and the federal government graduate portal (STEMgradstudents.science.gov) as an example of how you can get funding, but will also provide tools you can use for any application process. 

OGAPS Workshop: Career Fair Preparation and Resumes Jan 20, 2017

OGAPS Workshop: Introduction to G.R.A.D. Aggies Jan 25, 2017
G.R.A.D. Aggies is a collaboration of many different units within Texas A&M University that come together to bring the best in Professional Development to the graduate students of Texas A&M University. This event will highlight all the components of the program and how graduate students can take advantage of the many different opportunities available to them. We will introduce and further explain the certificate program and how earning your credits works. We will also navigate through eCampus and the website so everyone knows where to find all the information that is needed to be a successful participant. We will also discuss any grant requirements that involves G.R.A.D. Aggies. This is a Brown Bag, so only cookies and drinks will be provided. Bring your lunch and join us! 

AGEP: Peer Writing Group Informational Jan 26, 2017
Staying on a writing schedule is difficult in graduate school when you have shifting priorities. The peer writing session provides a quiet place for students and student pairs to dedicate their time to work on any writing project of their choice. Please join Gina and your peers for a brief informational about the peer writing group and a presentation that discusses writing and editing tips and resources for you to get the most out of your writing. We will also provide you with writing logs so you can track your writing progress on your own time. After the presentation and discussion you will have time to work on your writing. 

OGAPS Workshop: Networking 101 Jan 27, 2017

Piazza Chat: Making the most out of a new semester: Balancing coursework, research, and everything else Jan 30, 2017
Balancing coursework, research, and everything else

OGAPS Workshop: Interview skills Feb 03, 2017

Peer Writing Group - Session 1 Feb 07, 2017

AGEP Luncheon: Tips for Salary Negotiation Feb 09, 2017

Piazza Chat: Effectively working alongside undergraduate and graduate students in your lab Feb 13, 2017

Webinar: Picking the Right Peer-Reviewed Journal and Avoiding Predatory Journals Feb 15, 2017
Congratulations! You finished your research, collected the data, and analyzed the results. Now your next goal is to publish your results in a peer-reviewed journal. But you find yourself pondering which journal(s) would be best suited for your research. This webinar provides information on how to choose the best possible journals for your research and how to identify and avoid predatory journals

AGEP Evening Workshop: Creating an Individual Development Plan (IDP) Feb 21, 2017
What is your career goal? Would you like support in identifying the resources you will need to reach your career goals? This workshop will help you create an Individual Development Plan (IDP) with the support of your advisor and mentor. The IDP template has been created and employed by many Aggie graduate students. It is an essential tool designed to help graduate students identify professional goals and objectives, assess current skills, and communicate with their advisors and mentors to develop an action plan to achieve short- and long-term objectives. Obtaining your career goals may be just a plan away

AGEP: Peer Writing Group Session 2 Feb 23, 2017
TAMUS AGEP students meet biweekly in EVANS 612. Please bring your laptop or notebook! Wadas (AGEP Graduate PVAMU, TAMUK, TAMUCC, and WTAMU AGEP students can also participate via Blackboard Collaborate. 

Piazza Chat: The benefits of diversity: How to use your diversity to your advantage Feb 27, 2017
Moderator: AGEP Ambassador (Andrea Kealoha - TAMUCS)

Peer Writing Group - Session 3 Mar 07, 2017
TAMUS AGEP students meet biweekly in EVANS 612. Please bring your laptop or notebook! Facilitator: Ms. Gina Wadas (AGEP Graduate Student Specialist - writing). PVAMU, TAMUK, TAMUCC, and WTAMU AGEP students can also participate via Blackboard Collaborate. Need access to Blackboard Collaborate? Please email tamus-agep@tamu.edu

Piazza Chat: Motivation … what do you do when it’s gone? Mar 08, 2017
Moderating: AGEP Ambassador (Nebechi Osia -TAMUK)

Intensive Writing Session – Session 1 Mar 21, 2017
TAMUS AGEP students meet biweekly in EVANS 612. Please bring your laptop or notebook! Facilitator: Ms. Gina Wadas (AGEP Graduate Student Specialist - writing). PVAMU, TAMUK, TAMUCC, and WTAMU AGEP students can also participate via Blackboard Collaborate. Need access to Blackboard Collaborate? Please email tamus-agep@tamu.edu

AGEP Luncheon: Enhancing your Scholarly Identity Mar 22, 2017

Piazza Chat: Utilizing resources and opportunities Mar 22, 2017
Modearting: AGEP Ambassador (Maria Streater -WTAMU)

Piazza Chat: "What to expect from preliminary exams and how to prepare for success" Mar 27, 2017
Moderating:AGEP Ambassador (Andrea Kealoha- TAMUCS) 

TAMUS AGEP Webinar Self-Editing Techniques Mar 29, 2017
It is no secret you will have writing responsibilities both big and small in your entire professional career. While having well-developed writing skills is essential, your editing skills are equally important to your career. This webinar focuses on a variety of self-editing strategies to assist you in your own work which will enable you in turn to improve your writing and overall communications skills.

AGEP Evening Seminar: Preparing for Oral Presentations Mar 30, 2017
Giving good presentations is a key to success in graduate school and beyond. Yet many of us find giving  presentations baffling or intimidating. This session therefore will demystify this topic. It will address planning a presentation, preparing slides, and rehearsing and delivering the presentation. It also will discuss overcoming stage fright and answering questions from listeners. Come join us to increase your skill and confidence in presenting

AGEP/BTD: The Professorate as a Career Option Apr 03, 2017
Presenter: Dr. Eric Riggs

Intensive Writing Session – Session 2 Apr 04, 2017
Moderator: AGEP Staff (Gina Wadas)

Piazza Chat: Building and maintaining a community for diversity at your home institution Apr 05, 2017
Moderator:AGEP Ambassador (Patricia Cockett -TAMUCC)

Piazza Chat: How To Find a Job Apr 10, 2017
Moderator: AGEP Ambassador (Adam Orendain- TAMUCS)

OGAPS:2017 Community of Scholars Dinner Apr 11, 2017
The evening will include a full dinner and powerful presentations from graduate and professional students on Developing Your Professional Identity, followed by interactive discussion at each dinner table led by Texas A&M faculty members.  Students consistently rate the table discussions in particular as a valuable professional and personal development tool.

Piazza Chat: Too Shy? Too Quiet? Muscling up the courage to ask for help! Apr 12, 2017
Moderating: AGEP Ambassador (Donna Gilbert-PVAMU)

AGEP/BTD: Publishing Your Research Apr 17, 2017
Guest Speaker: Dr. Jorge Alvarado, Professor, Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution

Webinar: Scientific Writing Resources: Resources to Help You Communicate Effectively Apr 19, 2017
Moderating: AGEP Staff (Gina Wadas)

Intensive Writing Session – Session 3 Apr 20, 2017
Moderating:AGEP Staff (Gina Wadas) 

Piazza Chat: Life after your degree. How are you preparing for the future? Apr 24, 2017
Moderating:AGEP Ambassador (Abner Mendoza - TAMUCS

Intensive Writing Session – Session 4 May 02, 2017
Moderating: AGEP Staff (Gina Wadas)

TAMUS AGEP End of Year Celebration [College Station Campus] May 05, 2017
Open to all AGEP students to invite family, friends , Advisors and Mentors