Commonwealth Graduate Education Day

Each year, the Virginia Council of Graduate Schools hosts an opportunity for students from across the Commonwealth to learn about opportunities in graduate education at institutions throughout the state.

November 2, 2018

Longwood University Farmville, Virginia

speaker talking to students

Through a variety of speakers, panels, and poster sessions, current undergraduates from Virginia's community colleges, small liberal arts colleges, and minority serving institutions will have the opportunity to learn about the value of a graduate education and get advice from current graduate students and faculty on how to apply to and succeed in a graduate program.

AGENDA Commonwealth Graduate Education Day

November 2, 2018

10:00 –10:05 Welcome

10:05 –10:15 What you will get out of today

10:15 –10:45 Speaker: Dr. Pamela Tracy

10:45 –10:55 What is Graduate School?

10:55 –11:10 Break/Move to Panel Rooms

11:10 –12:00 Student Panels

12:00 –1:00 Lunch

Graduate Student Posters & College Tables

1:00 –1:30 3MT Showcase

1:30 –1:40 Break/Move to Panel Rooms

1:40 –2:30 Faculty/Professional Panels

2:30 –2:40 Move to Main space

2:40 –3:00 Wrap Up and Door Prizes

The event will be held in the Blackwell Ballroom, Ruffner Hall at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.

A map and parking instructions will be sent to you after you register.

Hotels with Special Rates: Reserve before October 10

Hampton Inn

300 Sunchase Blvd

(434) 392-8826

10 rooms available (5 king / 5 with 2 queens) - $99/night + tax

The code for the group rate is VCG.

The room block will be released on Wednesday, October 10th.

Holiday Inn Express

404 Sunchase Blvd

(434) 392-4040

10 rooms available (5 king / 5 with 2 queens) - $109/night + tax

The code for the group rate is VCG.

Direct booking link

The room block will be released on Wednesday, October 10th.

Hotel Weyanoke

Phone: (434) 658-7500

Website: https://www.hotelweyanoke.com/

Reservations must be made prior to cutoff date of October 12th, 2018. For online reservations visit www.hotelweyanoke.com and enter the CODE: CGED (case sensitive)

7 King Rooms

3 Queen Rooms

$93/night

$5.00 valet parking