Programs aimed at gaining, serving graduate students

Career workshop for graduate students of color, admission workshop for new graduate students at Cintas this weekend | March 18, 2004

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