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Graduate New Student Orientation
Start Date: 8/30/2019Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 8/30/2019End Time: 8:30 PM
Event Description:
The Division of Student Affairs and the Office of New Student Programs would like to congratulate our newly admitted students. We are pleased that you have chosen to become a part of the Lehman community and look forward to supporting you in your transition and college career.

Join us for Graduate New Student Orientation!

Graduate New Student Orientation
Friday, August 30, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Faculty Dining Room, Music Building
Check-in opens at 4:45 PM

- Learn what to expect as a graduate student
- Each student will participate in a series of workshops designed to increase graduate student success at Lehman (see below)
- Meet, greet, and eat with departments, Deans, and faculty members!

Orientation Schedule:
5:00 p.m. Check-in & Resource Fair -- Music Building Lobby/East Dining Room
5:30 p.m. Welcome -- Faculty Dining Room
5:40 p.m. Graduate Student Presentation -- Faculty Dining Room 
6:00 p.m. Title IX -- Faculty Dining Room
6:10 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Graduate Workshops -- Carman Hall

Workshop Descriptions:

IT @ Lehman (Information Technology Division):

The session will cover access to essential IT services including email, CUNYfirst and Blackboard; support services including the Help Desk, instructor-led and online IT training, and documentation; mobile computing; facilities including the IT Center, smart classrooms and the Media Services.

Summarizing and Synthesizing Sources – A Refresher Workshop - (Instructional Support Services Program):

This workshop will provide an overview of some key elements of writing a research paper, with a focus on using sources ethically during the preliminary stages of the researching and writing process.  We’ll look at samples of accurate and fair paraphrase, and discuss strategies for avoiding inadvertent plagiarism of sources. 

Introduction to the Leonard Lief Library: Ready to Meet Your Graduate Research Needs (Leonard Lief Library):

Get a head start on your coursework by exploring the ins and outs of the Leonard Lief Library through a virtual tour and introduction to discovery tools and online resources. You will leave the session being able to identify ways that the library can support you as you begin your Lehman graduate program.
Contact Information:
Name: Denny Santos
Phone: 347-577-4020 Ext. 1
Email: denny.santos@lehman.cuny.edu
Admission Information:
To register, please visit:
https://lehmangrad.askadmissions.net/Portal/EI/ViewDetails?gid=6235774aafad27a83441e689f6012a551ad4ac
Audience:
  • Graduate Students

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