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The Office of Graduate Studies is responsible for implementing and overseeing effective policies, processes and practices to support academic achievement and retention of graduate students. The Office of Graduate Studies promotes, supports and advocates for graduate academics, professional development and student support.

Academics

The Office of Graduate Studies has responsibility for oversight of academic policies, procedures, and processes of graduate and professional programs.

Professional Development

Office of Graduate Studies staff members facilitate workshops and events focused on developing skills needed by graduate degree holders.

Support

The Office of Graduate Studies works to ensure that opportunities and resources are available to faculty and students throughout the academic process.

Staff

Dr. Macias

Trinidad Macias, PhD

Director of Graduate Studies

Administration Building, Suite 1A
Phone: (210) 805-2539
E-mail: trmacias@uiwtx.edu

Dr. Macias oversees the policies, processes, and practices for all academic, administrative, programmatic and fiscal activities related to graduate studies operations.

Duncan Hayse

Duncan Hayse, MA, MFA

Coordinator - Theses, Doctoral Projects and Dissertations

Administration Building, Suite 1A
Phone: (210) 829-2758
E-mail: hayse@uiwtx.edu

Mr. Hayse carries out format review of theses, doctoral projects and dissertations, and provides administrative support for all students in these areas.

Dr. Ray Blakely

Charita Ray-Blakely, PhD

Professional Development Specialist in Writing

Mabee Library, Room 238
E-mail: rayblake@uiwtx.edu

Dr. Ray-Blakely guides graduate students in improving their writing skills and assists at all stages of the writing process.

Ms. Achica

Lucille “Sia” Achica, MA

Professional Development Specialist in Writing

Mabee Library, Room 238
E-mail: achica@uiwtx.edu

Ms. Achica guides graduate students in improving their writing skills and assists at all stages of the writing process.