Important Upcoming Dates
- Thursday, April 15: Comprehensive Assessment results must be submitted to the COGS office.
- Friday, April 16: Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week course with a Q or a W.
- Tuesday, May 4: Last class day of the spring 2021 semester.
- Tuesday, May 18: All summer 12-week, 1st 8-week, and 1st 4-week classes begin.
May 2021 Commencement tickets will be mailed beginning Monday, April 19. Each graduate will receive a total of 8 tickets. Tickets will be mailed to the address provided on the graduation application. If you have questions regarding tickets, please email email@example.com.
*For more information regarding upcoming commencement ceremonies, please visit the Tarleton graduation website.
The College of Graduate Studies is looking to hire a Graduate Assistant to begin working in the office this summer. In the COGS GA role, you will work directly with the COGS team members and will be responsible for the following duties:
- Assist current and prospective students by answering questions via phone and web chat
- Track student admission applications
- Assist with social media content management and creation
- Help with COGS graduation ceremonies
- Other duties as assigned
All interested applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, and course schedule to Elizabeth Rawlings at firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered for the position. We look forward to reviewing your application!
Money Monday Webinars
Cost does not have to be a barrier for your graduate school dreams. Join us for one of our live, in-depth presentations regarding the many resources available for funding an advanced degree from Tarleton. We have two Money Monday topics we are covering throughout the month:
Sophia Stice will graduate with her master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in May. Sophia was nominated for this month’s spotlight because she was recently accepted into the Ph.D. in Counselor Education program at Texas Tech University. She will begin her doctoral studies there this fall. Congratulations, Sophia!
Dr. Michael Luera
Dr. Luera is currently in his first year as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Luera is the director of the Human Performance Laboratory, where he studies neuromuscular and physiological adaptations with exercise and biomechanical analysis of sport performance. He also started the Kinesiology Journal Club at Tarleton this last fall semester as an opportunity for students to become familiar with research through peer reviewed literature. The club meets weekly to discuss relative topics in the field of Kinesiology. Learn more about Dr. Luera by visiting his Google Scholar profile.
The College of Graduate Studies is always looking to feature our students, faculty, and programs who are doing great things! We share spotlights on social media, our blog, and in monthly issues of The COGS Connection. Do you know someone whose story and/or success should be shared? Submit their information here.
Tarleton Adds ‘Texan Smart’ to Accreditation Review
Tarleton State University announced Texan Smart — an educational focus on financial wellness and well-being — as its Quality Enhancement Plan for 2021-2026. “Texan Smart will provide students the know-how and confidence they need to be financially fit today and long after they graduate,” said Dr. Karen Murray, Tarleton Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. “The sooner we can prepare our students for real-world financial scenarios, the better.”
Learn more about Texan Smart here.
Did You Know?
The story of the red brick used in many iconic Tarleton buildings began early in the 20th century. Coaxed by Tarleton benefactress, Pearl Wiley Cage, brick plant owner, Edgar Marston, donated material in 1902 to build the campus’ first red brick building. Marston and other business owners later provided funds to make Tarleton part of the Texas A&M University System. Today, much of campus boasts an actual Acme Brick color, Tarleton Blend.
Learn more Tarleton facts.