Graduate Student Commons

420 Hagar Drive, Santa Cruz, California 95064

Upcoming Events

International Coffee Hour

Join the Division of Global Engagement and fellow international Banana Slugs for a cup of coffee. Drop in for a chat, and stay for as little or as long as...

4/17 10am
Alumni Asking & Sharing

Alumni Asking and Sharing event offers graduate students the opportunity to talk to alumni from high-tech companies in Silicon Valley. Graduate students will...

4/26 5pm
International Coffee Hour

Join the Division of Global Engagement and fellow international Banana Slugs for a cup of coffee. Drop in for a chat, and stay for as little or as long as...

5/15 10am

Recent Events

Meet the VP

3/14/2019

Recent Activity

Sonya Newlyn

Sonya Newlyn left a positive review 11/28/2018

Janina Larenas provided another thorough presentation on best practices for designing a research poster.

Sonya Newlyn

Sonya Newlyn left a positive review 11/27/2018

Ellen Newberry consistently gives a great workshop on finding one's authentic self and voice for public speaking. Although a capacity group of graduate students signed up, we ended up with an intimate group of attendees, perfect for personal feedback from Ellen.

Sonya Newlyn

Sonya Newlyn left a positive review 11/7/2018

Michelle Waters gave an excellent talk on what to do to prepare an engaging talk using slides to complement ... and what not to do or risk death by PowerPoint.

Sonya Newlyn

Sonya Newlyn left a positive review 11/4/2018

Christina Hall covered all the reasons why every graduate student should be on LinkedIn and how to make their profile professional and recruiter-noticing.

Sonya Newlyn

Sonya Newlyn left a positive review 10/28/2018

Gwynn Benner followed Christina Hall’s Resume Writing for Industry Jobs workshop with an equally thorough and excellent presentation on what goes in a curriculum vitae, depending on a variety of factors, including the job you’re applying for.

Sonya Newlyn

Sonya Newlyn left a positive review 10/28/2018

Christina Hall delivered a thorough presentation on crafting a great resume.

Sonya Newlyn

Sonya Newlyn left a positive review 10/18/2018

Bri McWhorter never fails to deliver engaging presentation skills workshops. She gave three on the 19th and received glowing feedback from attendees of all three.