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9 Oct

As part of the Graduate Academy, the Office of Graduate Education and Life is sponsoring a series of workshops to develop grad students’ leadership and communication skills.

Graduate Leadership Series – Robert Wickboldt

  • Oct. 8, 5-7pm| Oglebay Hall Room 106| Definitions & Concepts of Leadership
  • Oct. 15, 5-7pm| Oglebay Hall Room 106| Leadership Approaches & Theories

Oct. 22, 5-7pm| Oglebay Hall Room 106| Leadership Approaches 2: Ethics & Diversity

Diversity Week Visit – Dr. Laura Greenfield*

  • Oct. 15, 7-8pm| Mountainlair Rhododendron Room| “Building Authority and Commanding Respect”
  • Oct. 16, 11am-12pm| Mountainlair Rhododendron Room| “Making a Strong First Impression in Job Interviews”
  • Oct. 16, 3-4:30pm| Mountainlair Rhododendron Room| “Creating Inclusive Conversations from the Classroom to the Boardroom”
  • Oct. 16, 7-8:30pm| Mountainlair Rhododendron Room| “The Academic Job Search through the Lens of Gender”

Robert Wickboldt, Jr. retired from the United States Navy as a Master Chief Petty Officer (E/9), following a 30+ year career that included assignments to ship and shore commands from the Far East to Eastern Europe. He was directly responsible for training and leadership qualification of senior enlisted personnel and junior officers. He is currently enrolled as a PhD graduate student in Political Science.

Dr. Laura Greenfield is the founder and Executive Director of Women’s Voices Worldwide, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting social justice around the globe by educating women and girls to be powerful speakers in all areas of personal, academic, professional, and civic life ( Dr. Greenfield earned her Ph.D. in English from the George Washington University, where her scholarship focused on anti-oppression education and language diversity.

For more information, see or call (304) 293-7173.

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