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McDaniel College Graduate and Professional Studies Student Appreciation Week

Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week

Show Your GPS Green Terror Pride! 

The 2024 Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week will be celebrated April 1 - 5, 2024. This annual recognition was started in 1993 by the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students to support, appreciate, and emphasize the contributions, impact, and value of graduate and professional students on campus, in their workplace and in communities throughout the United States.

In recognition of this week, McDaniel Graduate and Professional Studies will be celebrating with several activities throughout the week on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Each post will be tied to a giveaway for free McDaniel swag! On Wednesday, April 3rd, GPS will be hosting a virtual student focus group for students to share their experiences. All students who participate in the focus group will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a FREE graduate course. Registration with McDaniel credentials is required (see link below).

Additionally, virtual backgrounds and graphics for use with Zoom, phones, and social media are available for students, faculty and staff to upload for use during the week to show your Green Terror GPS Pride! See below for information about the week’s activities.

Thank you to all of our graduate students for choosing McDaniel College as the home for your graduate & professional studies!

Monday – Friday, April 1st – 5th

Show Your Graduate Student Green Terror Pride!

Follow McDaniel College GPS on Facebook and Instagram, like our daily giveaway posts, and follow the instructions in the captions!

Your name will be entered into the drawings daily for participating.

Students who participate in the focus group on April 3rd will be entered into the drawing for a free course.

Student Focus Group - Enter to win a FREE Course!

Apr 3

Graduate Student Virtual Focus Group

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. EST

REGISTER HERE - Registration MUST be completed with a McDaniel College email address.

Join the Dean of Graduate & Professional Studies, Vickie Mazer, and the Interim Assistant Dean of Graduate Operations and New Programs, Steve Johnson, for a graduate student virtual focus group where students can share about their experiences at McDaniel. Participants who register and attend the student focus group will have their names entered into the drawing for a FREE graduate course.

The winner will be announced at the end of the focus group session.

Virtual backgrounds


GPS Student McDaniel Entrance Sign


GPS Student The Arch

Social Media Graphics