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Creating the King Talks: Opportunities for Graduate Students to Speak Their Passion

Civic Engagement Administrators in Graduate and Professional Student Services Mid-Level
Paul Artale University of Michigan

How do you create an event for the Martin Luther King Symposium that is engaging, different, builds tradition, and gives students an immersive and valuable educational experience? Although this may seem like a tall order, The Rackham Graduate School at the University of Michigan has created an event that checks all those boxes.

The King Talks were created to meet graduate student demand for opportunities to develop robust public speaking skills. Based on the annual theme for the MLK Symposium at the University of Michigan, King Talks give students the opportunities to present 11-13 minute TED style talks that blends their passion and their research in a format that is both entertaining and educational. Now in its second year, this live briefing will present the process used to recruit and train speakers, build campus partnerships, and create a memorable annual event. Preliminary data from participants as well as lessons learned will also be shared.

Learning Outcomes

By participating in this session, attendees will:

  • understand how a communal experience deepens connection to campus for graduate students; and
  • learn practical strategies for helping graduate students integrate theory, research, and communication skills.
Cost
$99
Course Length
60 minutes
Course Type
On Demand

Take This Course

Accessing the Presentation

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Once you complete your registration, you will be able to access the session under "My Online Events" in the NASPA Engagement Portal.

  • This is a recording of a past live session. You will find the session recordings to view or download under Contents - Session Recordings.

  • You may view the materials as many times as you'd like, at whatever pace you would like.

  • If you have any difficulty accessing the materials, please contact NASPA Online Professional Development (opd@naspa.org).

Go to "My Online Events"