Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology (RGIT), Faculty of Postgraduate Studies hosted guest lecturers from Georgia State University in Atlanta, USA on 13th September 2019. The guest lecturers, Dr Susan Ogletree and Dr Gwendolyn Benson are renowned scholars and experts in Research, Community Engagement and Leadership. The lecture was attended by RGIT’s postgraduate students of Postgraduate Diploma in Management and BSc Honours in Information Technology, as well as RGIT staff.
Dr Ogletree covered research methodology and shared her experiences and expertise in research and provided students with insight into contemporary research practices and methodologies. Dr Benson covered community engagement and leadership, and facilitated a practical session of group interactions and presentations around the core areas of leadership, as well as community engagement.
It was a truly fantastic experience for postgraduate students to be exposed to different points of view, and to enhance their learning experiences, as well as provide a global perspective to their curriculum.