The Graduate College

NCCGS 2023 Annual Meeting: Enhancing the Power of Graduate Education

The Graduate College at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is honored and excited to host the 2023 North Carolina Council of Graduate Schools Annual Meeting. This annual meeting provides an opportunity for graduate education professionals throughout the state to network with colleagues, learn from nationally-recognized experts, and share best practices to improve the quality of and access to graduate education in North Carolina.

Conference Dates: Thursday, November 9 and Friday, November 10, 2023


Conference Theme: Enhancing the Power of Graduate Education



  • REGISTER HERE (please register all attendees from your institution at one time)
  • The registration fee is $95 per person
  • Registration deadline: October 6, 2023
  • Payment details are provided in the registration confirmation email. Anita Sanders (email) is the contact person for payments.



  • Thursday, November 9: Evening Reception on N.C. A&T Campus
  • Friday, November 10: NCCGS Annual Meeting at Proximity Hotel, 704 Green Valley Rd, Greensboro, NC 27408
  • Proximity Hotel Room Reservations





  • Breakfast
  • Welcome
  • Plenary Session I: Generative AI (ChatGPT)
  • Breakout Sessions (I):
    • The Power of Working Together: The Process of Reallocating Tuition Waiver Dollars at UNCG
    • Supporting Graduate Student Professional Development (A2i)
    • Academic Integrity
  • Breakout Sessions (II):
    • Assistantship Administration: Best Practices, Ideas, and Tips
    • Enhancing Power with Successful Fundraising and Development Strategies
    • Empowering Graduate School Staff
  • Lunch
  • Plenary Session II: Postdoc Recruiting and Retention (NextGen)
  • Breakout Sessions (III)
    • GSA and Engaging Graduate Students with NCCGS
    • The SCOTUS Decision and its Impact on Graduate Education in NC
    • Mental Health and Wellness Support for Graduate Students
  • NCCGS Annual Meeting (Treasurer Report, President's Report, and Elections)