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The Multicultural Center is thrilled to partner with the Student Success Center to bring Justin Grimes to campus at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25, at the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development.

The center has purchased books to give away to anyone attending this event. You don’t want to miss!

Our society is filled with many people with the desire and skills to pursue higher education, but no plans to start applying. This book will help you answer all the questions you have and those you hadn’t considered before applying to graduate school. You’ll learn about the application process, the documents you need to submit with your application, financing your degree, choosing where to pursue higher education, questions to ask recruiters and more. The goal is for you to feel informed and ready to apply for the graduate program of your dreams.

What to expect:

  • Learn more about the graduate school application process, including the documents to submit with your application
  • Learn more about funding opportunities for graduate degrees
  • Find out how to narrow down your graduate options, plus questions to ask recruiters
  • And more!

Born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, Grimes developed a commitment to fairness, storytelling, and service. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems with a minor in African American Studies and a master’s degree in Workforce Development Education with a focus on human resource education, all from the U of A, and he completed his Ph.D. in Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Student Affairs Administration) at the University of Georgia.

Grimes has over 12 years of experience in student and university affairs, teaching, customer service, recruiting and advising. As a scholar, Justin’s research focuses on mentoring, dissertation success strategies, the impact of racism on students, motivation, and acceptance of identity and differences. He has received several awards as a student and professional for his outstanding leadership, service and mentorship.

For more information, contact Adrain Smith at [email protected]

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