The COGS Connection

In this week’s newsletter … Quote of the Week. Graduate Level Humor. Apps for Your Life. Degree Conferral Abroad. Upcoming Events. Congratulations!


Quote of the Week

“Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” – Maya Angelou


Graduate Level Humor

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Apps for Your Life

Juggling family, work, life, and grad school?  Check out some of these free apps to help you relax, organize, and make the most out of your day.

Brainwave Studio:  This app uses tones to pulse at frequencies which stimulate the brain into desired mental states.  Choose from five categories: relaxation, stress relief, sleep, meditation, and mind training.  You can even play it behind e-books.

Cozi Family Organizer: This app helps you to create shopping lists, provides a shared calender for your family, provides reminder texts, etc.

Pacifica:  With this app, tap into cognitive therapy for stress, anxiety, and depression relief.  Provides a host of tools such as sleep evalutions, mood tracking, etc.

Shinetext.com: Set a goal, and sign up for daily affirmations received via text to keep you on track to your goal(s). More at Shinetext.com


Degree Conferral Abroad

With the goal of creating lasting relationships and networks with several UAE universities, two Tarleton faculty members, Dr. GM Cox (Public Administration), and Dr. Alex del Carmen (Criminal Justice), recently visited the United Arab Emirates to network with the growing cadre of Tarleton grads. While visiting, Dr. del Carmen was honored with conferring Tarleton’s first master’s degree abroad.  Read more about the UAE visit on Tarleton’s MPA blog.


Upcoming Events

Know someone who is interested in attending grad school in the near future?  Let them know about our open house on February 4th!  COGS will be waiving application fees for attendees. Find more information on the event here.

Also, mark your calendars for our first Financial Awareness Workshop of 2017!  This workshop is hosted by COGS and Financial Aid, and will be held at the Fort Worth campus on February 16th at 10 a.m.  Current and prospective graduate students are invited to attend.  More information to come!


Congratulations to Tarleton’s Music Education program!

 

Tarleton’s Master of Music program in Music Education was recently ranked as one of the ten best programs of its type in the nation.  The ranking was based on affordability, flexibility, and academic prestige.  See complete information on the ranking here.


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