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Programs aimed at gaining, serving graduate students

Career workshop for graduate students of color, admission workshop for new graduate students at Cintas this weekend


Several programs focusing on graduate students are scheduled through the next few weeks beginning Saturday, March 20, with a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) workshop taking place in the Schiff Family Conference Center at the Cintas Center. The workshop, which runs from 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., is designed to help students review problem-solving and test-taking strategies and data sufficiency.

To register for the GMAT workshop, call 513 745-2936.

The graduate students of color organization hosts a career workshop on Sunday, March 21, to address career planning. The event is being held from 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. in the Schiff Family Conference Center. Bonnie Newland, an award-winning human resources development professional, is the featured speaker.

Newland is a career coach who has worked with more than 300 professionals, nationally and internationally, in Fortune 500 companies. Focusing on developing the Generation X professional, Newland’s specialties include leadership, management and intergenerational relationships.

She also serves on the board of the Greater Cincinnati American Society of Training and Development. She has received honors as a YMCA Black Achiever in Business and Industry and is a graduate of the Urban League’s African-American Leadership Program.

The workshop offers participants a chance to examine their current field of study with Newland’s insights on how to set achievable goals for a successful career. The workshop also provides individual empowerment ideas and steps to prioritizing values to maximize potential. For more information, call the office of graduate services at 513 745-3360.

Four graduate information sessions take place this week starting on Wednesday, March 23, from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. in the Schiff Family Conference Center. Faculty and staff from the criminal justice and nursing programs will be available to provide in-depth information about the various programs and the admission process.

Also Wednesday, faculty and staff of the M.B.A./X.M.B.A. programs are hosting an information session from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. The session provides information about the program’s flexibility, admission process, curriculum, financial aid and the corporate connections networking opportunities. A current student will be available to answer questions.

On Thursday, March 24, the graduate program in education is hosting an information session at 6:30 p.m. to offer interested students a chance to talk with faculty and staff and learn about the admission process.

To register for a criminal justice, nursing or education information session, visit the graduate services web site.

To register for an M.B.A./X.M.B.A. information session, call 513 745-3525 or e-mail

For general information concerning Xavier’s graduate programs, call 513 745-3360 or e-mail