Doctoral Support Group
The Lone Star College Doctoral Support Group exists to champion the scholarly achievements of LSCS employees as they pursue doctoral studies. Our mission compels us to provide much needed support and encouragement for our colleagues as they pursue lifelong learning in order to better serve our institution, our students, and our community.
Any LSCS employee interested in obtaining additional information about continuing their education in a Master’s or Doctoral program is invited to attend.
October 17, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
LSC-University Park (West Dining)
Graduate Expo Sessions
GRE Test Prep sessions will be offered in the morning and the afternoon.
Session 1A: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.- Sydney South
Terminal Degree Overview
- Why earn a terminal degree (benefits)
- Difference between PhD. Ed D., Psy. D., MFA, and more!
Session 1B: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Sydney South
Like A Good Neighbor, Your Committee is There!
- Selecting your Dissertation Committee
- Managing your Dissertation Committee
- Dealing with challenges with your Dissertation Committee
Session 2: 10:40 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. - Sydney North/South
Strategies to Write…
- Term papers and Dissertations
- Time Management
- Staying Focused
Session 3: 11:50 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. - Governor's Room
If the thought of the statistical analysis causes grad school paralysis, come to this session for ideas on how to manage and analyze your dissertation data.
Session 4: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Governor's Room
Quantitative versus Qualitative Research
- Research Methods
- Writing Citations
Breakout Sessions (Held at LSC-University Park Conference Center)
GRE Test Preparation Sessions
12:00 pm - 12:45 am Princeton Review - Nebula Room
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Princeton Review -Nebula Room
10:00 am - 10:45 am Kaplan - Nebula Room
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Kaplan - Sydney North
Chancellor’s Dissertation Research Grants
GRE and Graduate School Application
For more information, contact:
Daria J. Willis, Ph.D.
University representatives will be available in West Dining from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. to answer questions and provide information on Master’s and Doctoral degree programs.
Grad School Expo Committee
Dr. Daria J. Willis
Ms. Terrae Johnson
Dr. Keri Rogers
Ms. Debbie Esparza
Dr. Alicia Friday
Dr. Jennifer Travis
Professor Seth Batiste
Dr. Jackie Thomas
Dr. Kenyatta Phelps
Dr. Zack Coapland
Dr. Cherry Sawyerr
Dr. Debra Harper-LeBlanc
Ms. Laurie Passmore
Professor Mignette Dorsey