Marcia Hardaker

Marcia Hardaker

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Graduate Secretary
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition



 Core Responsibilities:

  • Provides support to the Graduate Program Director, Graduate Affairs Committee (GAC) and Graduate Student Association
  • Provides support for all aspects of the graduate student program; manage the application process, draft/send acceptance or rejection correspondence to applicants, coordinate and participate in assistantship and scholarship application and selection process, tracking student progress using checklist for program requirements
  • Processes graduate scholarships and assistantships
  • Answers questions from current/prospective students on application process, program requirements, scholarship/assistantship opportunities, etc.
  • Manage/maintain course information in curriculum system
  • Process program, course, schedule, and classrooms
  • Reserve special room requests
  • Provide support to faculty for grade submission
  • Provide support to the Seminar Committee to plan/coordinate annual fall seminar series
  • Plan/Coordinate the G. Malcolm Trout annual lecture and spring awards ceremony
  • Provide support for the senior picnic, and other departmental events