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MGSA Graduate Student Retreat held on May 31, 2024

MGSA 3MT Competition

The Microbiology Graduate Student Association held a retreat on May 31, 2024. This retreat was sponsored by the Department of Microbiology and the Graduate School Student Retention and Inclusion Grant.

Many events were held throughout the day and included:

· Writing Workshop

· Professional Headshots

· 3-Minute Thesis Competition

· Team Building Activities

· Poster Contest

The Full-Day retreat concluded with an award presentation followed by an evening social. Graduate Students and Microbiology Faculty attended the event and a great time was had by all.

Below is the list of Retreat Award Winners:

3MT Awards
  • First place: Ashley Rogers
  • Second place: Rochelle Yap
  • People’s Choice: Hanna Roucka
Poster competition
  • First place: Amy Siceloff
  • Second place: Jared Smith
  • People’s Choice: Claire Reichardt
  • Best design: Alyssia Gonzalez
  • Most engaging: Rachel Dockman
Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to MGSA for organizing the event.

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