Conference set for education doctoral students

CrutsingerThe University of North Texas Doctoral Students Association will host its ninth annual conference, Pathways for Success: Passion-Skills-Process, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, in UNT's Matthews Hall. The conference is open to doctoral students in UNT's College of Education (including those focusing on kinesiology) as well as education doctoral students from Texas Woman’s University, UT Arlington and Texas A&M.

The conference will feature keynote speaker Christy Crutsinger, vice provost for academic affairs at UNT. Before accepting her current role, Crutsinger served as vice provost for faculty success, providing support and programming for UNT's 1,100 full-time faculty.

Students will attend three breakout sessions throughout the day, with topics including statistics and research, how to create a curriculum vitae, and tips on writing a successful dissertation.

Registration is $30 and includes breakfast and lunch. Early-bird registration, which ends Sept. 25, is $27 and includes a DSA T-shirt.

Students may pre-register at the Doctoral Student Association website or register on-site.

For more information, contact DSA membership chair Amy Willerson at