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Academic Success Workshops

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Academic workshops are designed to help you learn the skills you need to achieve your full potential. They're open to all D'Youville students.

Fall 2018 Learning Center Workshops

Wednesdays beginning promptly at 1PM.

Date Location Topic Instructor
September 19th SASE 118

Diversity
How do we develop our Cross Cultural skills?  This open discussion will explore culture, diversity, and what it means on a college campus..

Yolanda Wood & Antwan Barlow
September 26th SASE 118

How to Study for the Sciences
Basic study skills for the Sciences will be covered along with test-taking strategies, learning science in a systematic way, memorizing terminology, studying diagrams, and understanding the big picture concepts of both Biology and Chemistry.

Teresa O’Connor & Amanda Sullivan
October 3rd  Library 4th Floor Instruction Room

Search & Cite - Library Resources
This workshop was created specifically for students who know very little or nothing about APA. You will learn the basic tools needed for citing sources and setting up a References page. We will look at the MOST helpful online sources that will provide you with correct and useful examples. 

Mark Bialkowski
October 10th SASE 301

How to Approach Instructors
In this Interactive workshop, we will discuss and demonstrate the best way to approach your instructor with questions.  It will be an informative but fun workshop.  We will roleplay scenarios of common issues that students are afraid to talk to instructors about.  

Mary Applegate 
October 17th Library 4th Floor Instruction Room

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator workshop 
This personality inventory will provide you with data on how you perceive the world & help you make decisions regarding careers/jobs.

Libby Gorkiewicz 
October 24th SASE 118

Public Speaking Basics
This interactive workshop will cover the foundations of presenting a strong oral presentation.  We will focus on speaking anxieties, preparation, and confident delivery.

Dr. Tina Bampton
November 7th SASE 301

Job Search Process
This workshop will educate you on approaches to take in the job search process.  You will learn techniques and resources to find your next job or internship.

Libby Gorkiewicz

Snacks and refreshments will be provided at each session. The workshops are scheduled to run for 60 minutes. 

Workshop Presentations

All presentations are in PDF format.

Contact Us

Kelly Higgins,
Access Counselor

Location: KAB 409

Phone: 716-829-7771

Email: higginsk@dyc.edu