Past Ignite events

Past Ignite Community (formerly known as Power Lunch) presentations have included speakers with expertise on financial planning, business start-ups, preparing for doctoral qualifying examinations, building professional support networks, managing stress, and negotiating conflict.

Spring 2019

  • Monday, March 18th: Ignite Your Comeback from Racial Blowback
    • Speakers: Dr. Ebony McGee, Vanderbilt University & Dr. Lasana Kazembe, Purdue University
    • Location:  SPXCE (W31-110)
  • Monday, April 22nd: Ignite Your Wellness: What to do when you don’t know what to do
    • Speaker: Dr. Cecil Websiter, MIT Mental Health and Counseling
    • Location: SPXCE (W31-110)
  • Monday, May 13th: Ignite Your Leadership: Accelerate Your Grad Org
    • Speakers:  Nina DeAgrela and Joseph Granado, Division of Student Life
    • Location: SPXCE (W31-110)
  • Thursday, May 16th: Cafecito – Is there enough interest in a Latina/o Graduate Student Association?
    • Location: 8-219
  • Thursday, June 6th: gradMOSAIC
    • Celebrate our graduating doctoral and masters students, reconnect and meet other graduate students!
    • Location: Commonwealth Restaurant

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