Events

Graduate Student Visitation Weekend

Saturday, Nov. 16, 9 a.m.

Location: Peabody Hall, at the corner of Columbia Street and Cameron Avenue on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.

The School of Education is hosting its annual Graduate Student Visitation Weekend, which will coincide with a symposium being held by the School, “Education for a New Era.”

The Graduate Student Visitation event is designed to introduce prospective graduate students to the School of Education and to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

This year’s orientation is scheduled to coincide with the “Education for a New Era” symposium, providing prospective students an opportunity to join the symposium’s lunch event and to learn more about the challenges being addressed by schools of education.

To Attend

Prospective students planning to attend the Graduate Student Visitation Weekend need to RSVP by sending an email to Derek Neverosky, dnevero@email.unc.edu or calling (919) 962-1395. RSVP deadline: Nov. 11.


Schedule
 
9 a.m. Check in
9:30 a.m. Welcome and graduate program information
11 a.m. Q&A with current graduate students
11:45 a.m. Campus tours
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Lunch with discussion led by Dean Bill McDiarmid
"The Future of Schools or Education"
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Break and conference table displays
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Discussion: "Emerging Issues in Education"
moderated by Dr. Lora Cohen-Vogel
4 p.m. Individual meetings with faculty
5 p.m. Happy Hour with the Graduate Student Association