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Welcome to this week’s issue of The COGS Connection!

August 28, 2016

 In this week’s newsletter …  Motivational Quote of the Week. Graduate Level Humor. Graduation Applications.  A Conversation with Jodie Dearing.  New GA Positions.

“I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work.” – Neil Armstrong

 Graduate Level Humor

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Graduation Application Deadline  

Graduating this fall?  Congratulations!  Don’t forget to submit your application for graduation by September 9th if you would like to participate in the December ceremony. Commencement will be held in Wisdom Gym in Stephenville during the weekend of December 17th.

Having trouble with your graduation application?  If you are getting an error that says “No Curricula Available,” please contact your advisor and ask him or her to submit a Degree Plan to our office.

Conversations . . . Jodie Dearing

Jodie Dearing

Jodie serves as advisor and mentor to many of Tarleton’s graduate students who choose to earn their business degrees online. Jodie graduated with her bachelor’s in 2006 and her master’s in 2009. She now serves as the graduate program manager for COBA, as well as instructor for an intro class called Principles of Management.  Learn more about Jodie in our most recent blog post.

Looking for a GA position?

The College of Education is looking for three 12-month GAs to begin this fall semester:

  • GA 1 – need someone with a strong Communications background that can assist with all Social Media and other forms of communication
  • GA 2 – need someone with a strong Writing/Communications background to assist with CoE newsletters, magazines, etc.   This person will create ‘Feature Stories’.
  • GA 3 – need someone to assist with planning Special Events

Resumes can be submitted directly to Dr. Kayla Peak, who may be reached via email at

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