Graduate Programs

Blogs from students, faculty & staff

Marsha Hare’s Journey: Balancing Work, Grad School, and Success in Information Resource Management

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Marsha Hare

Entering graduate school is a significant step in one’s academic and professional journey. It requires careful consideration, motivation, and a clear vision of how it will contribute to personal and career growth. In this week’s Victors in Grad School Podcast, Marsha Hare, an international logistics analyst with XPO Logistics, shares her inspiring journey from undertaking

From Undergrad to Success: Jeff Sharkey’s Graduate School Journey

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Jeff Sharkey

The Importance of Continuous Learning In this week’s Victors in Grad School we welcome Jeff Sharkey, Vice President for Tru Treasury, as he shares his insights into the journey of success through graduate school. A key takeaway from his experience is the importance of continuous learning. His decision to pursue a graduate degree was driven

Push Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone & Challenge Yourself With Tara Allendorfer

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Tara Allendorfer who is the Director of Alumni Engagement for the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Tara Allendorfer and I talk about her journey from being an undergraduate student at Northwood University to completing a Master of Business Administration degree

Financial Aid for Graduate Students: What you need to know with Sara Cyrus

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Sara Cyrus who is a Financial Aid Administrator at the University of Michigan-Flint. Sara Cyrus and I talk about her own journey from getting her Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Michigan University to recieving her Master’s degree in Public Administration from

Keep The Vision & Not Losing Faith With Percy Glover

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Percy Glover who is the Executive Co-Director of Community Engagement for the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office. Percy Glover and I talk about his journey from the University of Michigan-Flint to Central Michigan University and how graduate school really opened his eyes to

Practicing Mindfulness Through Graduate School & Beyond With Katie Stanley

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Katie Stanley who is a Public Service Attorney and Community Engagement Manager, Well-Being in the Law Advocate, Researcher, and Educator, Singer/Songwriter, Seeking to Affect Positive Social Change. Katie and I talk about her journey from the University of Michigan-Flint to Western Michigan