Graduate Student Appreciation Week

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and in an abundance of caution, GSAW has been cancelled.

Graduate Student Appreciation Week recognizes the contributions, impact and value of graduate and professional students on campuses throughout the United States. The 2020 GSAW will include the Scholarly Forum with 100+ research presentations, the Graduate Student Social, and the Provost Awards Recognition Reception.

Check out the events for GSAW 2020 below!

Graduate Student Social

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and in an abundance of caution, GSAW has been cancelled.

Provost Awards


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University Graduate School Provost Awards: Announcement of Winners

This year’s award categories and winners can be found below!

Graduate Student Engagement:  recognizes nominees who have demonstrated significant local, regional, or global community engagement initiative(s) with a community partner that has led to demonstrable community impacts.

Carissa Gervasi Bloom
Earth and Environment
Mentor: Dr. Jennifer Rehage

Graduate Student Outstanding Creative Project:  recognizes nominees who have outstanding creative activity of local, national, or international significance.

Amit Kumar Sikder
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mentor: Dr. Selcuk Uluagac

Graduate Student Outstanding Paper or Manuscript:  recognizes nominees who have contributed to the body of literature in their discipline via an outstanding paper or manuscript.

Tessa Carcia-Collart
Marketing
Mentor: Dr. Jayati Sinha

Fahmida Alam
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mentor: Dr. Nezih Pala

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistantrecognizes exceptional contributions made by a Graduate Teaching Assistant to the educational excellence of FIU.

Laura Garcia Barcia
Biological Sciences
Mentor: Dr. Heather Bracken-Grissom

Outstanding Graduate Program Director:  recognizes a program director’s accomplishments and contributions to the success of a program.

Shaoming Chen
Public Administration
Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs

Mentorship of Graduate Students:  recognizes excellence in the teaching and mentoring of graduate students outside the formal classroom experience.

Andy Pham
Counseling, Recreation, and School Psychology
College of Arts, Sciences & Education

Valentina Bruk-Lee
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
College of Arts, Sciences & Education

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