April 15, 2021 STU

How to Maximize Your Graduate School Experience and Beyond

The John Carroll University Graduate School invites you to join us on Monday, April 19 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. EST for a virtual workshop titled How to Maximize Your Graduate School Experience and Beyond featuring Jamaal Gosa. Learn how to navigate graduate school and make the most of your degree. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions of the featured speaker and a Career Advisor from the Center for Career Services. The event is open to all current and prospective graduate students. Zoom Link: https://johncarrolluniversity.zoom.us/j/91400471885

About the speaker: Jamaal Gosa is from Linden, New Jersey. He currently resides in “The Historic Hill District” in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies and a minor in Educational Psychology. In 2017 he earned his master’s in Adult Education and Communications Technology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. While at IUP, Jamaal created the peer-to-peer mentoring organization Creating Higher Standards for undergraduates and graduate students to persist through college and excel after graduation. After graduation Jamaal worked as a Heinz Fellow through the Center for Urban Education at the University of Pittsburgh, which equipped him with interdisciplinary theoretical grounding as well as practical knowledge around issues of race, equity, leadership, and community engagement. Currently, Jamaal’s work focuses on social justice, student retention, student athletes, as well as mentoring and inspiring youth leaders.