News & Events 2015-2016
Department Orientation for New Graduate Students
FSU Department of Religion
Monday, August 17, 2015, 10AM - 2:30PM
Dodd Hall 207 >>Detail
New Graduate Student Orientation:
Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Ruby Diamond Auditorium, Oglesby Union Ballrooms, and Classroom Building (HCB)
This event will begin in Ruby Diamond Auditorium with a general orientation session led by Dean Nancy Marcus and a panel discussion on topics of interest to new graduate students. Lunch will be provided by Aramark in the Oglesby Union Ballrooms.
Afternoon sessions will be scheduled in HCB on the following subjects: "Nuts & Bolts of FSU Student Systems: Waivers, Finances, Taxes, and Subsidies" and "Funding Your Graduate Education." There will be an Informational Fair in the HCB Breezeway representing campus and community organizations. We will offer afternoon tours of the FSU Campus, Strozier Library’s Scholars Commons, and the Dirac Science Library. Following the orientation, the Congress of Graduate Students will provide a city tour for interested students.
All new graduate students will receive an email invitation to register in July. More information is available online at http://gradschool.fsu.edu/New-Current-Students/New-Graduate-Student-Orientation2.
Program for Instructional Excellence Teaching Conference / TA Orientation: Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 9:00AM - 4:15PM
Thursday, August 20, 2015, 8:45AM - 3:40PM
Classroom Building (HCB) Open to all graduate students, the PIE Conference and TA Orientation introduces attendees to FSU teaching resources, policies, and best practices for grading, communicating with students, encouraging critical thinking in the classroom, and Blackboard and technology usage.
The PIE TA Orientation satisfies the required graduate student TA policy training according to University-wide TA Standards. For more information, including the agenda and registration survey, please visit http://pie.fsu.edu/TA-Orientations.
The Florida State University The Graduate School http://gradschool.fsu.edu/
The Program for Instructional Excellence http://pie.fsu.edu/
Departmental Annual Reception
Please join the Department of Religion in our annual Welcome Reception August 21, 2015 Dodd Hall Lobby (outside the Heritage Museum) 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Light hors d’oeuvres and drinks provided.
Annual Reception for Religion Majors, Minors and Interested Students
Dodd Hall landing on Tuesday, September 8, from 5pm to 6:30pm.
Reception Honoring Retired Faculty Members
To kick off the 50th anniversary year, we invite you to join us for a reception on Sunday Sept. 20th at the Alumni Center (1030 West Tennessee Street) from 4-6 pm. We will celebrate the rich history of our department by honoring our retired faculty members. Drinks and light hors d'oeuvres will be served. This will be the first in a series of lectures and other events throughout the year to mark our anniversary.
Sheng Yen Buddhist Studies Lecture Series
Taking Critical Buddhism Seriously - Dr. Robert Sharf
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Location: Dodd Hall Auditorium
FSU Top Story : A Grand Heritage - Religion Department Cereblates Half-Century
With a distinguished faculty, high-achieving students and an outstanding national reputation, Florida State University's Department of Religion has plenty to be proud of as it celebrates its 50th anniversary this academic year.