The COGS Connection

In this week’s newsletter … Quote of the Week. Graduate Level Humor. Scholarship Opportunity. HR Conference. Upcoming Workshop. Student Spotlight.

Quote of the Week

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar

Graduate Level Humor

Sunday night blues:

Scholarship Opportunity

Brown, PC, a law firm and tax practice group based in Fort Worth, is now accepting applications for the firm’s National Founder’s Scholarship, a $500 stipend which will be awarded to a current U.S. graduate business student with a demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship. The award will be paid directly to the student, and can be used for any expenses related to education, including but not limited to tuition, room, board, books, or commuting expenses. Visit Brown, PC online for more information on the scholarship, or email Kristen Brown at with questions.

HR Management & Leadership Conference

The 2017 HR Management & Leadership Conference will be held on Wednesday, February 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Thompson Student Center on Tarleton’s Stephenville campus. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Conference is presented by Cross Timbers SHRM and TSU Student SHRM.  See the conference flyer for details. For more information, please contact Dr. Brian Martinson at 254-968-1959 or Ms. Carol Barrett at 254-968-9705.

Upcoming Workshop


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 and learn more about budgeting, money tips, and paying for graduate school. Register and learn more about the event here!

Student Spotlight


Erin Machajewski is a current student in the College of Education, pursuing her Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Instructional Design and Technology. Erin currently teaches in White Settlement, where she has worked for ten years. She taught English for the first nine, and then transitioned to the Instructional Technology department where she works as the Instructional Technologist for the K4 campuses. Erin stated that her master’s education from Tarleton helped her to have the opportunity for the position. Learn more about Erin in our most recent student spotlight.

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