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Workshop Catalog

 

Presenter

Workshop

1 Hour

Thelma Sullivan

Balancing Act:  Work, school and extracurricular activities
Want to have it all? Attendees will get tips and examples of how to enjoy and balance school, work, extracurricular activities and/or family.

1 Hour

Monica Hernandez

Careers in Criminal Justice
This workshop will highlight the different jobs and career opportunities available in Criminal Justice and related fields.

1 Hour

Monica Hernandez

Careers in Psychology and Sociology
This workshop will highlight the different jobs and career opportunities available in the fields of Psychology, Sociology, and related fields.

1 Hour

Monica Hernandez

Careers in History and Government
This workshop will highlight the different jobs and career opportunities available in the fields of History and Government.

1 Hour

Monica Hernandez

Career Searching In A Chaotic World
We live in an ever changing economic world which makes selecting a major and setting a career path difficult. This workshop will help students conduct career exploration and open up a myriad of future possibilities. Additionally, students will discover their unique strengths and skills and how to apply them to a future career.

1 Hour

Daniel Aguilar

Death by PowerPoint
Students will learn how to give the best presentation ever! Will present like a professional! During this presentation we’ll cover the do’s and don’ts of PowerPoint’s and offer some great new alternatives.

1 Hour

Monica Hernandez

Finding your Career Passion
In this workshop, students will learn to identify talents, explore their unique strengths, and think about the BIG question of what to do with their life. 

1 Hour

Thelma Sullivan

 Financial Literacy
During this workshop, students will learn to keep a budget, tips to save money and how to live debt free.

1 Hour

Sandra Moreno

If I only knew this before: Campus Resources for SUCCESS
This workshop is designed to show students where to find campus resources.

1 Hour

Sandra Moreno

My mind went blank: Strategies for memory and concentration
This presentation shows students how to make the most of class time. And avoid Don't just sit there staring at a blank page of notes or someone else's lunch. Students will Find out what they can do to concentrate on the lecture and retain the information.  Be engaged, participate and succeed!

1 Hour

Sandra Moreno

Party With a Plan! (Time Management)
Here, we inform students how to optimize having a good time and how to connect with their friends; how to find ways to stay healthy and balanced while engaging in social activities. This is an interactive and fun 60-minute workshop.

1.5 Hours

Monica Hernandez

Prepare for the Fair
Students will discover how to learn the facts about potential employers and the basics about networking.

1 Hour

Thelma Sullivan

Power Planner:  How to create your dream schedule
Students will learn how to plan for next semester and how to find a dream class schedule. 

1 Hour

Sandra Moreno

Test Taking Strategies: Preparing for midterms and beating test anxiety.
For those who go into a test well prepared and cannot remember a thing when facing the exam! They will learn how to overcome test anxiety and how to focus during exam days. We will show strategies for studying for a test.

1 Hour

Sandra Moreno

Time Flies when you are on Facebook: Time Management and goal setting
Many students often neglect their biggest priorities such as studying and their health because they spend too much time on social media and other activities. During this workshop, students will learn how to manage time effectively and set goals to meet deadlines.

1 Hour

Daniel Aguilar

Zombies,Study!
During this post-apocalyptic-themed workshop, students will learn test preparation, relaxation techniques, and how to study in a stressful and demanding environment.   

1 hour

Thelma Sullivan

Communicating With Your Professor
In this workshop, students will learn the benefits of getting to know their professors,  
the protocol and etiquette to follow when  calling, emailing and or visiting with them.

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