Graduate Programs

Blogs from students, faculty & staff

Be Confident in Yourself with Mackenzie Schroeder

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Mackenzie Schroeder, a PhD student in Communications at at the University of Missouri-Columbia, where she also serves as a graduate instructor. We talk to Mackenzie about her journey from attending the University of Michigan-Flint to going to the University of Missouri-Columbia, receiving

Graduate Student Spotlight– Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Student, Tamekia Nash-Walls

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In today’s Graduate Student Spotlight, we’re highlighting Tamekia Nash-Walls! Tamekia is studying to become a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner! Tamekia is devoted to her studies, and greatly enjoys the practical parts of her studies. Her specialization in Psychiatric Mental Health is one that she’s been interested in for some time, and she enjoys having

Do Your Research To Pick The Best School For You With Meg Darmofal

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Meg Darmofal, a Physical Therapy Student at University of Michigan-Flint. We talk to Meg about her journey from attending the University of Michigan to getting two additional masters degrees in business administration and movement science and then moving to the University of

Graduate Student Spotlight– Master of Secondary Education Student, Marc Zendejas

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In today’s Graduate Student Spotlight, we’re highlighting Master of Secondary Education student Marc Zendejas! Marc recently completed the program, and is looking forward to putting into practice what he’s learned over the course of his degree. Marc has a special interest in the field of cultural proficiency within education, wanting to create an inclusive environment

Get The Education, Not Just the Grade With Dolores Porte

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Dolores Porte, President of the Village of Sanford, Michigan and retired Global Accounts Payable Leader at The Dow Chemical Company. We talk to Dolores Porte about her lifelong educational journey that she has gone through throughout her life for personal and professional

Graduate Student Spotlight– Brittany Douglas, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Student

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On today’s Graduate Student Spotlight, we welcome Physician Assistant student Brittany Douglas! Brittany is a friendly and cheerful member of her cohort, interested in pursuing her career from many different angles. Brittany enjoys working with her faculty mentors, and is excited to see what she and her cohort can do once they enter the field

Sometimes Taking Time Between Undergrad and Grad Work Is Best With Emily Halling

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Emily Halling, Masters of Social Work (MSW) Advisor at Michigan State University. Emily shared her experiences of getting her Social Work undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan-Flint and then attending the University of Michigan for her MSW. Emily Halling shares her

Graduate Student Spotlight– Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Dynamics Student, Mahnoor Munir

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On today’s Graduate Student Spotlight, we’re featuring Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Dynamics student, Mahnoor Munir! Mahnoor is an international student looking to learn from the best. She is interested in finding the best ways to effectively lead a team, and has a keen interest in negotiation. One of her favorite courses was

Make Sure That Graduate School Is Right For You With Quinn Counseller

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Quinn (Hanses) Counseller, recent graduate of both the Occupational Therapy Doctorate and Masters of Business Administration program at the University of Michigan-Flint. We talk about her experience balancing both programs and how these programs have set her up for the career track

Graduate Student Spotlight – Jennifer Phillips

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Hello everyone, and welcome back to another week of the Graduate Student Spotlight! This week, we highlight MBA student Jennifer Phillips! Jennifer is a former small business owner with plans for self-employment again in the future, while currently she works as an Administrative Assistant here at UM-Flint! To enhance her understanding of business principles, she