Events and Workshops

Events and workshops

 

January 2021

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Virtual Information Session

WMU’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Department will be hosting several virtual info sessions. Join us to learn more about the doctor of physical therapy program and the application process from Sarah Anderson, Manager of Recruitment and Outreach. 

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 
6 p.m. EST
Virtual information session

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Virtual Information Session

Join Dr. Selena Protacio to learn more about Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Virtual Information Session

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021
6 p.m. EST
Virtual session (Zoom)

REGISTER HERE

Dissertation Writing Circle

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021
2 to 4 p.m. EST
Virtual session (Webex)

Doctoral and master's students writing their dissertations and theses are invited to join during drop-in times. Gather with peers for a quiet time to write in community. This is an opportunity to gather virtually and work separately on dissertation projects. There are no obligations, just a small investment of time that offers accountability and motivation. Drop in as your schedule allows. No pre-registration required.

Join HERE

 

February 2021

Workshop on Making Successful Application

Wednesday, Feb. 3
2 p.m. EST
Virtual workshop

The deadline for the Spring 2021 research grant and virtual conference grant applications is March 3, 5 p.m. Join this free workshop to gain valuable insight for submitting a competitive application. Registration details will be provided soon. 

 

Preparing for Careers Beyond Academia | Workshop

Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 
1 to 2 p.m. EST
Virtual workshop
 
Join this free session to hear from three guest panelists about their professional experiences.
 

Dr. Sean Goudy 

Dr. Goudy graduated from Western Michigan University in 2010 with his PhD in Mechanical Engineering. His area of study was computational fluid dynamics. He is currently the Director, Process Engineering Lead – US for CSL Behring. He has worked on processes that are licensed in the United States, Canada, EU, Japan, and Rest of World (ROW) markets. Dr. Goudy is an engineer with over 20 years of pharmaceutical experience. He has worked for Merck, Pfizer, Roche, Regeneron, Biogen, and Genentech. 

He received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University and his MS in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Tech. His master's thesis was in the area of cardiovascular fluids. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and lifting weights. Dr. Goudy is from Detroit, Michigan. 

 

Dr. Tova Samuels

Dr. Samuels earned her PhD in Chemistry from Western Michigan University and is a Forensic Scientist 1 with the New Jersey State Police. She is responsible for chemical and instrumental analysis of drug evidence for the detection of controlled dangerous substances. Her expertise is primarily in leadership development and science education. Dr. Samuels is also the co-founder and CEO of iL.E.A.D. Success Tutoring & Mentoring, LLC., an organization that serves to develop and implement science, technology, education, and mathematics (STEM) programming for middle and high school students with a focus on providing them with a solid foundation for college. 

Dr. Samuels is from Sicklerville, New Jersey. She is passionate about travel, plants, and her dog, Sunny. Her BS in chemistry is from Cedar Crest College in Pennsylvania. 

Mike Hughes 

Mr. Hughes grew up in Otsego, Michigan and graduated from Otsego High School. He attended Western Michigan University where he received both his bachelor and master's degree in Public Administration. Mr. Hughes served as an intern for the City of Allegan, City of Kalamazoo, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. He worked for the City of Sturgis in capacity of assistant to the city manager from 1999 to 2003.  He then served as the city manager for the City of Buchanan, Michigan from 2003 to 2005 before returning to the City of Sturgis as city manager in July of 2005.

He has three daughters; Caroline (13), Abigail (11) and Madelyn (11). Mr. Hughes serves on several volunteer boards including the Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce, St. Joseph County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, Sturgis Area Business Education Alliance, and the Michigan Municipal Executives board. He is an active member of the Sturgis Exchange Club, enjoys running, golf, and shuttling his daughters around town. 

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Virtual Information Session

WMU’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Department will be hosting several virtual info sessions. Join us to learn more about the doctor of physical therapy program and the application process from Sarah Anderson, Manager of Recruitment and Outreach. 

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021
6 p.m. EST

JOIN HERE

March 2021

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (OCL) Virtual Information Session

Join Dr. David Szabla to learn more about the highly flexible program in Organizational Leadership. 

Thursday, March 17, 2021
6 p.m. EST

JOIN HERE

 

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Virtual Information Session

WMU’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Department will be hosting several virtual info sessions. Join us to learn more about the doctor of physical therapy program and the application process from Sarah Anderson, Manager of Recruitment and Outreach. 

Thursday, March 18, 2021
6 p.m. EST
Virtual information session

JOIN HERE