Coffee Hours

Thank you for your interest in the Office of Research and Graduate Studies’ Coffee Hour.

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies (ORGS) has organized bi-weekly Coffee Hours to provide opportunities for networking, building teams, generating ideas, and Q&A sessions for research and graduate studies. 

Coffee Hours Spring 2015 

Continue your path to success by joining the Office of Research and Graduate Studies during one of the Coffee Hours during the Spring Semester.  Faculty from several colleges and with much grantsmanship experience will share their success stories.  Coffee, tea, and cookies will be provided.  We hope to see you there!

Purdue Calumet

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Classroom Office (CLO) Building Room 154Coffee Mug with Hot coffee

  • 02/04/2015 “Proposal Development Strategies and Tips”
    • Melissa Higgason, Developing Proposal timeline
    • Dr. Charlie Tseng, Key Proposal Components
    • Dr. Karen Bishop-Morris, Creating a One Page Summary
  • 02/25/2015 “Faculty Success Stories — Winning Highly Competitive National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants”
    •  12:00-12:05 P.M.
      • Networking
    • 12:05-12:45 P.M.
      • Besma Smida, Assistant Professor of ECE, recipient of the National Science Foundation Career Award
      • Shuhui (Grace) Yang, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, recipient of the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates Award
    • 12:45-1:00P.M.
      • Questions & Answers, Networking
  • 03/19/2015 “Graduate School Event ”
  • 04/07/2015 “Faculty Research and Scholarship Success in the College of LASS”
    • 12:00 – 12:15 P.M.
      • Networking
    • 12:15 – 12:45 P.M.
      • Dr. Mark Mabrito, Associate Professor of English
      • “Serious Games in the Humanities”
    • 12:45 – 1:00 P.M.
      • Questions and Answers, Networking
  • 04/29/2015 “Collaborate! Faculty Research and Scholarship Stories from Purdue North Central” 
    • At a special time 3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. in CLO 154

Purdue North Central

Time: 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Location: Library-Student-Faculty (LSF) Building Room 170

  • 02/23/2015, “Faculty Success Stories at Purdue Calumet”
  • 03/24/2015, “Faculty Success Stories at PNC”
  • 04/23/2015, “Foundation Funding – Program Officer’s Perspective” 


Previous Coffee Hour Slides & Videos

Fall 2014

Spring 2014

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012