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Graduate Fellowship Programs

The Graduate Writing Fellowship and Graduate Quantitative Fellowship Program
Bridgewater State University | College of Graduate Studies
2021-2022 Academic Year

The Graduate Writing Fellowship Program offers graduate students in all academic disciplines support in all aspects of the writing process. Likewise, the Graduate Quantitative Fellow provides quantitative reasoning assistance to all students in specific academic programs. While the GWFs and the GQF are connected to specific academic programs, each fellow will spent two hours each week in the College of Graduate Studies to provide support to all graduate students on campus.

For the 2021-2022 academic year, there will be 1 Graduate Writing Fellow (GWF) associated with the following academic programs:

  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice
  • Psychology
  • MPA Program
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • TESOL Program

For the 2021-2022 academic year, there will be 2 Graduate Writing Fellows (GWFs) associated with the MSW program in the School of Social Work.

Requirements for Applying as a Graduate Writing Fellow:

  • Be enrolled in at least 6 graduate credits each fall and spring semester
  • Demonstrate strong writing skills
  • Be knowledgeable of specific writing style guides (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.)
  • Be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Responsibilities of Graduate Writing Fellow:

  • Work 10 hours per week for a specific academic discipline
  • Of the 10 hours, work 2 hours per week at the College of Graduate Studies with students from specific academic disciplines and other academic disciplines. This responsibility is a requirement for all GWFs. It is non-negotiable.
  • Assist students with writing projects via face-to-face meetings, email, telephone calls, SKYPE/FaceTime
  • Provide writing assistance, as relevant, to all students in a specific academic program through workshops, newsletters, writing tips, program Blackboard sites, classroom visits, etc.
  • Present at least two GWF workshops each semester, either to specific program or university-wide
  • Attend monthly training at workshops presented by the Director of the Graduate Writing Fellowship Program
  • Attend the Graduate Fellowship Orientation in September
  • Participate in the spring Student Arts and Research Symposium

Compensation:

  • Tuition/Fees Reimbursement for 6 graduate credits each fall and spring semester
  • Bi-weekly stipend
  • Parking Pass

Requirements for Applying as a Graduate Quantitative Fellow:

  • Be enrolled in at least 6 graduate credits each fall and spring semester
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge in quantitative reasoning, basic mathematics skills, algebra, intermediate statistics as tools to answer research questions
  • Be knowledgeable of specific computer platforms for quantitative/statistical analysis (SPSS, STATA, R, etc.)
  • Be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Responsibilities of Graduate Quantitative Fellow:

  • Work 10 hours per week for the Master of Public Administration Program
  • Of the 10 hours, work 2 hours per week at the College of Graduate Studies with students from the Master of Public Administration Program and other academic disciplines
  • Report to the Graduate Coordinator and QuAC Coordinator
  • Assist students with quantitative reasoning projects via face-to-face meetings, email, telephone calls, SKYPE/FaceTime
  • Provide quantitative reasoning assistance, as relevant, to all students in specific academic programs through workshops, newsletters, quantitative reasoning tips, Blackboard, classroom visits
  • Attend monthly training at workshops presented by the Director of the Graduate Writing/Quantitative Fellowship Program
  • Attend the Graduate Fellowship Orientation in September
  • Participate in the spring Student Arts and Research Symposium
  • Participate in the spring Southeastern Massachusetts Quantitative Engagement and Literacy (SEQuEL) conference at BSU
  • Become a member of the National Numeracy Network (dues will be paid on GQF’s behalf)

Compensation:

  • Tuition/Fees Reimbursement for 6 graduate credits each fall and spring semester
  • Bi-weekly stipend
  • Parking Pass

Professional Development Workshop Schedule for Spring 2022

Column One lists the date, two lists the day of the week and the time, three lists the tentative topic.


 

Day

Time

Date

GWFs Attending

Tentative Topic

Monday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

11:00 am-12:00 pm

6:30 pm-7:30 pm

4:30 pm-5:30 pm

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

February 7, 2022

February 7., 2022

February 8, 2022

February 9, 2022

Jessica Harnais

Em Sandman

Diana Gonzalez

Carolyn Westgate

Monique Pabon

Courtney Bacon

Tess Liddy

Nick Jordan

Welcome Back; GWF Tutoring Logs; GWF Workshops; StARS 2022; Working with International and ESL Students; Working with BSU’s Graduate Thesis Students

Monday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

11:00 am-12:00 pm

6:30 pm-7:30 pm

4:30 pm-5:30 pm

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

February 28, 2022

February 28, 2022

March 1, 2022

March 2, 2022

Jessica Harnais

Em Sandman

Diana Gonzalez

Carolyn Westgate

Monique Pabon

Courtney Bacon

Tess Liddy

Nick Jordan

Helping Writers Across the Curriculum

Monday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

11:00 am-12:00 pm

6:30 pm-7:30 pm

4:30 pm-5:30 pm

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

April 4, 2022

April 4, 2022

April 5, 2022

April 6, 2022

Jessica Harnais

Em Sandman

Diana Gonzalez

Carolyn Westgate

Monique Pabon

Courtney Bacon

Tessa Liddy

Nick Jordan

Addressing Various Tutoring Situations

Monday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

11:00 am-12:00 pm

6:30 pm-7:30 pm

4:30:30-5:30 pm

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

May 2, 2022

May 2, 2022

May 3, 2022

May 4, 2022

Jessica Harnais

Em Sandman

Diana Gonzalez

Carolyn Westgate

Monique Pabon

Courtney Bacon

Tess Liddy

Nick Jordan

Working with Students Throughout the Writing Process

 

Weekly Sessions at the College of Graduate Studies for Spring 2022

Columns one and two lists person's name and academic discipline. Columns three and four lists the type of service offered and the days and times available.

Name of GWF/GQF Academic Discipline Type of Service Days/Times at CoGS

Em Sandman
esandman@student.bridgew.edu

Criminal Justice Writing Support

Tuesdays: 3:00 - 5:00 pm (1/25, 2/8, 2/15, 3/1)
Wednesdays: 1:00 pm - 3:00pm (2/2,2/23,3/16,3/23,3/30, 4/6,4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4)
(Face-to-Face meetings)

Nick Jordan
n2jordan@student.bridgew.edu

Counselor Education  Writing Support Wednesdays: 3:00 - 5:00 pm (Face-to-Face Meetings)
Jessica Harnais
jharnais@student.bridgew.edu
Psychology Writing Support Tuesdays: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Face-to-Face Meetings
Courtney Bacon
c1bacon@student.bridgew.edu
MPA Program Writing Support Thursdays: 4:00 pm -6:00 pm (Face-to-Face Meetings and Zoom Meetings)
Monique Pabon
mpabon@student.bridgew.edu
Social Work Writing Support Mondays: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Face-to-Face Meetings)
Diana Gonzalez
d2gonzalez@student.bridgew.edu
Social Work Writing Support Thursdays: 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm (2/10, 2/24, 3/17, 4/7, 4/21, 5/5)
Thursdays: 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm (1/27, 2/3, 2/17, 3/3, 3/24, 3/31, 4/14, 4/28)
(Face-to-Face Meetings)
Tess Liddy
tliddy@student.bridgew.edu
Special Education Writing Support Wednesdays: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Maxwell Library1st floor: 1/26, 2/9, 2/23, 3/23, 4/6, 4/20, 5/4)
Wednesdays: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm (Maxwell Library 1st floor: 2/2, 2/16)
Wednesdays:  3:45 pm - 5:45 pm (College Of Graduate Studies: 3/2, 3/16, 3/30, 4/27, 5/11)

 

 

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