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Graduate Fellowship Programs

The Graduate Writing Fellowship and Graduate Quantitative Fellowship Program
Bridgewater State University | College of Graduate Studies
2019-2020 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 2019-2020 academic year, there will be 1 Graduate Writing Fellow (GWF) associated with the following academic programs:

  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice
  • MAHPLS
  • Psychology
  • MPA Program
  • TESOL Program

For the 2019-2020 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 Fall 2019

Date Day/Time Tentative Topic
October 7, 2019 Monday: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm The Tutoring Space
October 28, 2019 Monday: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Inside the Tutoring Session
November 25, 2019 Monday: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Meeting the Needs of All Learners
December 16, 2019 Monday: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Crossing Cultures: Working with International and ESL Students

 

Weekly Sessions at the College of Graduate Studies, Student Services for Fall 2019

Name of GWF/GQF Academic Discipline Type of Service Days/Times at CoGS
Hannah Brown
H3brown@student.bridgew.edu
Psychology Writing Support Mondays: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
No GWF yet MAHPLS Writing Support N/A
Abigail Townson
A1townson@student.bridgew.edu
Counselor Education Writing Support Mondays: 3: 00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesdays: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm in Maxwell Library (2nd Floor)
Annelise Difilippantonio-Pen
Adifilppant@student.bridgew.edu
TESOL Program Writing Support Mondays: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in CoGS
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm in Maxwell Library (2nd Floor)
No GWF Yet Criminal Justic Writing Support N/A
Kori Deen-Sie
Kdeensie@student.bridgew.edu
Social Work Writing Support Saturdays: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in Maxwell Library (2nd Floor)
Derek Pazolt
Dpazolt@student.bridgew.edu
Social Work Writing Support Tuesdays: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Shannon Sheppard
Shnnnshpprd7@gmail.com
MPA Program Writing Support (10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/27)
Wednesdays:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in CoGS
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm in Maxwell Library (2nd Floor)
(9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/16, 11/20. 12/4, 12/11)
Wednesdays:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in Maxwell Library (2nd Floor)

 

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