SUCCESS – THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

(Academic Planning and Preparation Workshops)

Spring 2019 Workshops

Study Smarter, Not Harder - January 24

Description

How do you learn best? Every student has their own way of learning and knowing your learning preferences might actually make you more effective in your classes. With each learning preference comes a set of study habits that can improve how you tackle your college work load. Join us as we explore how we learn to assess the best ways to apply ourselves inside and outside of class!

Presenter

Maria Hincapie, Center for Academic Success

Date & Time

Thursday, January 24th @ 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location

GC 314

Involvement 101 - February 18th

Description

Getting involved is an important part of the college experience. Join us to become more familiar with different involvement opportunities on campus to make the most of your time at FIU!

Presenter

Michelle Castro, Campus Life

Date & Time

Monday, February 18th @ 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location

GC 314

Major Decision Making - March 7th

Description

Ever hit a roadblock and not sure what to do? This workshop will engage you in recognizing how your own sense of motivation plays a role in the process of choosing a major. If you’re still not sure which major is right for you, feel overwhelmed about all your choices, are having difficulty deciding from a list of possibilities, or simply want more information on what mindset you should be in, join us as we explore this process!

Presenter

Rafael Meneses, CASE Exploratory Advising

Date & Time

Thursday, March 7th @ 11:00am-12:00pm

Location

GC 314

Leadership 101 - March 27th

Description

Leadership is more than title and position, telling others what to do, or having authority and power. It is a process of collaborating with others to create positive change. Each person brings individual qualities, experiences and values when engaging in leadership, and understanding of these aspects of yourself is essential. Join us in deconstructing outdated ways of thinking about leadership and explore what it truly means to be a leader.

Presenter

FIU LEAD Team, Center for Leadership and Service

Date & Time

Wednesday, March 27th @ 11:00am-12:00pm

Location

GC 314

Student Leader Panel - April 4th

Description

Interested in becoming a student leader, but don’t know how to get started? Join us for a special Student Leaders Panel! Featuring speakers from all ends of the student leadership spectrum, you will learn about where to look for leadership positions, how to apply for leadership positions, the work-school-life balance, and more. All speakers are FIU students and have worked in student leadership for at least one year. Come out and learn how to get involved!

Presenter

Peer Mentor Coordinators, Center for Student Engagement

Date & Time

Thursday, April 4th @ 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location

GC 314

Let's Talk About Stress - April 17th

Description

Being a college student can be stressful but it doesn’t mean you can’t be successful. At this workshop, you will learn about stress and ways to manage it. You will gain insight on how stress affects your body and discover some useful resources that can change your college life for the better. Join us as we discuss techniques that can help you prevent stress from recurring and give you insight on how to keep your stress under control!

Presenter

Peer Educator, Counseling & Psychological Services

Date & Time

Wednesday, April 17th @ 11:00am-12:00pm

Location

GC 314