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UT Tyler to Hold 2010 New Graduate Student Orientation Aug. 21
The University of Texas at Tyler will hold its Fall 2010 New Graduate Student Orientation Saturday, Aug. 21.
The orientation will be 9 a.m. – noon at the UT Tyler Ornelas Activity Center, 3402 Old Omen Road in Tyler.
Graduate-level students will have an opportunity to meet with faculty in their departments during a free lunch sponsored by each of the university’s academic colleges. Faculty also will discuss expectations for graduate students, research opportunities, conferences and networking and career opportunities within the field. Representatives from the UT Tyler Office of
Sponsored Research, Robert R. Muntz Library, computer and technology and financial aid departments also will be on hand to share information about general campus resources.
“All attendees will receive an eco-friendly, free USB drive containing many of their orientation materials, as well as a UT Tyler graduate studies brief bag,” said Dr. Alecia Wolf, UT Tyler director of graduate admissions.
For reservations, those interested must e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 903.566.7457 no later than Monday, Aug. 16.
For additional information, visit http://www.uttyler.edu/graduate/orientation.html.
One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 90 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.