Success Workshops and Seminars | Albright College

Success Workshops and Seminars

Spring 2020 Zoom Panel: What Does It Take To Be A Successful Science/Psychology Major?

First Panel

Wednesday April 8th  3:00 PM

Click here to access the April 8th recording

Second Panel

Thursday April 9th 4:00 PM 

Click here to access the April 9th recording

Explore your options. Get your questions answered. Join us for a live virtual interactive discussion forum! The first panel takes place on Wednesday, April 9th, at 3:00 PM. Faculty presenting in the first panel include: Dr. Karen Campbell, Biology faculty. Dr. Bridget Hearon, Health Psychology faculty, and Dr. Hillary Aquino, Public Health faculty. The second panel takes place on Thursday, April 9th, at 4:00 PM. Faculty presenting in the second panel include: Dr. Karen Campbell, Biology faculty, Dr. Ian Rhile, Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty, and Dr. Keith Feigenson, Psychology and Psychobiology faculty. Join using the links above.

Explore your options. Get your questions answered. Join us for a live virtual interactive discussion forum! The first panel takes place on Wednesday, April 9th, at 3:00 PM. Faculty presenting in the first panel include: Dr. Karen Campbell, Biology faculty. Dr. Bridget Hearon, Health Psychology faculty, and Dr. Hillary Aquino, Public Health faculty. The second panel takes place on Thursday, April 9th, at 4:00 PM. Faculty presenting in the second panel include: Dr. Karen Campbell, Biology faculty, Dr. Ian Rhile, Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty, and Dr. Keith Feigenson, Psychology and Psychobiology faculty. Join using the links above.

Spring 2020 Academic Enrichment Workshops

Note: Some of these handouts are meant to be filled out. In order to fill out the handouts, either print the document or follow the steps below to open them on your computer:

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W H A T W H E NW H E R EW H O
Understanding and Reviewing Syllabi Tues., February 4, 4-5 p.m.Roessner Hall, Rom 205Professor Armato
Self-Aware Study Styles Thurs., February 13, 4-5 p.m.Roessner Hall, Room 100Professor Couchman
Study Skills for World Languages & Culture Classes Thurs., February 20, 4-5 p.m.Roessner Hall, Room 205Professor Melendez & ALC Tutors
What is Plagiarism and How to Avoid It – Rachel Liberatore, Director of the Writing Center Click here to access the “Avoiding Plagiarism” PowerPoint

Click here to access the “Enhancing and Maturing Your Writing” PowerPoint

Click here to access the “Essay Writing with More Fun Less Stress” PowerPoint

Weds., February 26, 4-5 p.m.Roessner Hall, Room 205Professors Matthews & Liberatore
Brand:  The Value of Marketing Yourself Mon., March 2, 5-6 p.m.Roessner Hall, Room 100Dominique Washington & Jason Deitz from the Office of Student Success
What Do Faculty Expect of You? Tues., March 10, 4:30-5:30 p.m.Roessner Hall, Room 100Professors De Syon, Lentz and Sonntag
Coping with Personal Setbacks Thurs., March 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m.Roessner Hall, Room 100Professor Serena
Putting it ALL Together: Finding the Right Major for You – Karen Rieker, Career Counselor, ELCDCClick here to listen to the Putting it All Together recording

Click here to access the Putting it All Together PowerPoint

Click here to access the Putting it All Together handouts

Click here to access the Putting it All Together “Word List of Majors” document

 

Weds., April 1, 4:30-5:30 p.m.Roessner Hall, Room 100Karen Rieker from ELCDC
Self-Care:  How Will You Stay Well?Click here to access the Self-Care PowerPoint

Click here to access the Self-Care Assessment

Click here to access the Emergency Self-Care Worksheet

Click here to access the Facts About Sleep handout

Click here to access the Sleep Hygiene handout

Click here to access the Sleep Diary handout

Click here to access the Self-Care Resources handout

Mon., April 6, 5-6 p.m.Roessner Hall, Room 100Robin Vacek from the Office of Student Success
Powering Through Presentations Tues., April 14, 4-5 p.m.Roessner Hall, Room 100Professor Liberatore & Writing Center Tutors
Study Skills for World Languages & Culture Classes Thurs., April 23, 4-5 p.m.Roessner Hall, Room 100ALC tutors & World Languages Faculty
Finishing Strong:  Final Exam Memory & Test Taking Strategies Click here to access the Finishing Strong PowerPoint file

 Click here to access the  “15 Success Tips and Strategies” handout

Click here to access handouts from TheLearningScientists.org –There are 6 posters you can download that describe various learning techniques.

 

 

Weds., April 29, 5-6 p.m.Roessner Hall, Room 100Laura DePue & Sharmon Bryant from the Office of Student Success

Contact Dr. Michael Verno at mverno@albright.edu for more information.

 

 

Fall 2019 Workshops

All workshops will take place in Roessner Room 204.

 

Self-Care: How Will You Stay Well? Presented by Robin Vacek

Wednesday, September 11th  4-5pm

This workshop explores and normalizes health and wellness issues and their connection to academic success. Exercises and discussion will help students feel empowered about personal wellness efforts and present self-care as a framework to continue building and expanding their wellness activities and resiliency.

 

What’s Your Purpose? Staying Motivated Presented by Sharmon Bryant

Thursday, October 3rd 4-5pm

Everyone attends college for different reasons. This presentation will identify both intrinsic and extrinsic factors that will help define your purpose and keep you motivated throughout your college career.

 

Brands =Band$ (How to Show Them Who You Really Are) Presented by Dominique Washington

Monday, October 7th 4-5pm

This presentation will focus on how a student can create, and elevate their personal brand while attending Albright College. This presentation will focus on the extra-curricular options to help build a co-curricular transcript and to help identify the transferable skills that these activities will provide them.  This presentation will look at multiple facets including social media presence.