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Wall Center for Excellence Workshop Curriculum

Class size is limited to 30 students in each workshop.

Advanced Word 1: Report Structure, Table of Contents & Citations

This advanced word session covers the major parts of any business report structure and its creation using the style guides. It addresses the creation of table of contents and the use of the reference function to insert APA style citations and reference pages.

Pre-requisite: Please bring a project/paper to work on during the 1 hour workshop. The session will be scheduled in a computer lab, but you can bring your own computer if you would prefer to use that one.

 

Fri, 4/112:00pm - 1:00pmWall 111Sign Up

 

Mon, 2/112pm-1pmWall 111Sign Up

 

Tue, 1/198am-9amWall 111Sign Up

 

Tue, 3/18am-9amWall 111Sign Up


Preparing for Graduate School

In this workshop, the discussion will focus on the process of preparing for grad school. Topics covered will include setting yourself up for success while an undergrad, the lifestyle changes that accompany grad school, what to do if your undergraduate studies seem unrelated to your intended course of study, conducting informational interviews with experts to better understand how a graduate education can help you achieve your goals and the admission process for graduate education.

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Thur, 3/173pm-4pmWall 229Sign Up

 

Tue, 2/169am-10am Wall 229Sign Up

 

Wed, 4/62pm-3pmWall 229Sign Up


Are You Ready to Start Your Own Business (Nick)

Description: When making the “go, no go” decision for starting a new business, answering several clarifying questions can help you decide if you’re really ready for the task ahead, or if more research and planning are necessary. This PDA will walk you through those key questions. Topics include formulating a vision, idea (expanding your vision into a tangible idea), marketing (determining if there is anyone to sell it do?) and finance (if there is a market, how much do I have to charge?)

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Wed, 3/161pm-2pmWall 229Sign Up


T.E.A.L. Series-Sponsored by OSAL

T.E.A.L. stands for TEACHING EVERYONE ABOUT LEADERSHIP. As the name suggests, these programs are open and available to all students! These will provide student organizations and any students who attend, the chance to enhance their leadership skills in a collaborative setting. The Office of Student Activities (OSAL) will be offering the following TEAL programs this semester.

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Advanced Word 2: Sections and Page Numbers, Tables, and Hyperlinking

This advanced word session covers the use of section breaks to allow for different types of page numbering and table formatting. It addresses how to use colors to create professional looking tables and the appropriate structure for a series of tables. Finally, it addresses how to create bookmarks within a document to facilitate hyperlinking between parts of a report.

Pre-requisite: Please bring a project/paper to work on during the 1 hour workshop. The session will be scheduled in a computer lab, but you can bring your own computer if you would prefer to use that one.

 

Mon, 4/412-1pmWall 111Sign Up

 

Thu, 1/218am-9amWall 111Sign Up

 

Thur, 3/38am-9amWall 111Sign Up

 

Tue, 2/28am-9amWall 111Sign Up


Entrepreneurial Leadership Presentations/Documentaries

Students from MGMT 320: Entrepreneurial Leadership will be presenting their self-produced documentaries on the lives, experiences, challenges, and successes of entrepreneurs from a variety of industries.

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Budgeting for Your Future

Specific topics include: Why you want a personal budget, How businesses use budgets, Capturing the relevant information to build a budget, Building a budgeting tool (Excel), Inputs for a better forecast, and Building a forecast mode.

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Mon, 1/254pm-5pmWall 229Sign Up

 

Wed, 3/309am-10am Wall 229Sign Up


Building your Professional Profile PDA Series

This PDA series consists of presentations, workshops, and seminars designed to educate students on the process of creating a professional profile. Activities that students may have an opportunity to take part in include sessions on resume writing, LinkedIn, business cards, business portfolios, professional websites, and personal branding. Within three weeks of completing a session your PDA credit will be added to the Professional Development Activities section of your Program Evaluation and coded as PDA 300B-Professional Profile.

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Mon, 2/222pm-3pmBuilding your Online Reputation by Pete Gasca Key points include: Business trends in social media, the most popular and most useful types of social media, shaping your online presence before others shape it for you, how to use social media and other online platforms as a networking, career and professional development tool, other benefits of social media, understanding the permanence and dangers of the Internet, and controlling your personal brand.-Wall 229Sign Up

 

Mon, 3/214pm-5pmBuilding your Online Reputation by Pete Gasca Key points include: Business trends in social media, the most popular and most useful types of social media, shaping your online presence before others shape it for you, how to use social media and other online platforms as a networking, career and professional development tool, other benefits of social media, understanding the permanence and dangers of the Internet, and controlling your personal brand.-Wall 229Sign Up

 

Tue, 4/123pm-4pmCareer Launch I (Building a Resume)- During this session, students will learn how to construct an effective resume that will get noticed by potential employers. Specific Topics include: • Constructing and quantifying your resume • Seeking an employer versus a job • Job search strategies- Wall 229Sign Up

 

Wed, 2/179am-10am CANCELLED--Career Launch I (Building a Resume)- During this session, students will learn how to construct an effective resume that will get noticed by potential employers. Specific Topics include: • Constructing and quantifying your resume • Seeking an employer versus a job • Job search strategies- Wall 116Sign Up

 

Wed, 2/173:00pm - 4:00pmCrafting Your Resume: Resume Dos and Do Nots - Learn basic rules and guidelines of resume writing. Bringing a current copy of your resume is encouraged but not required. Student Union A201Sign Up

 

Wed, 2/243:00pm - 4:00pmHow to Be a marketable Candidate - Learn NOW what experiences and skill sets you should acquire while in college to make yourself more marketable to employers post-graduation. Student Union A201Sign Up

 

Wed, 2/33:00pm - 5:00pmRapid Resume Review - Get your resume polished in time for the upcoming Career Fair. Stop in to get your resume professionally critiqued by a Career Counselor. Bring a copy of your resume. Student Union A201Sign Up

 

Wed, 4/133:00pm - 4:00pmLinkedln 101 - Want to create a LinkedIn profile? Have you already created one but do not know how to use it? Attend this workshop to learn the ins and outs of LinkedIn and its power of professional networking. Student Union A201Sign Up

 

Wed, 4/63:00pm - 4:00pmCrafting Your Resume: Learn basic rules and guidelines of resume writing. Bringing a current copy of your resume is encouraged but not required. Student Union a201Sign Up


Majors and Career Opportunities in Business PDA Series

This PDA series consists of business professionals discussing their career progression and offering their expertise and firsthand advice as it relates to a variety of business related careers, functional areas, job types and industries. See below for a schedule of sessions/topics for this semester. Within three weeks of completing a session your PDA credit will be added to the Professional Development Activities section of your Program Evaluation and coded as PDA 100B-Major and Career Opportunities in Business.

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Mon, 2/224:00pm-5:00pmWomen Empowering Women: A Teal Goes Pink Speaker Event with guest speaker, Lisa Machesney, Retired VP of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. Located in Wall 116 (Johnson Auditorium)Sign Up

 

Mon, 2/2910am-11amDistinguished Speaker (Ms. Sandra Brittian)- Ms. Brittian is the Global Head of Citi Holdings Program Management Office, responsible for execution of divestitures and sales of assets and businesses in support of the corporate strategy. She previously served as Executive Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions for CitiGroup. Ms. Brittian attended college at Louisiana Tech and University of Louisiana Monroe with a focus on Business Administration/Management and Economics. - Wall 116Sign Up

 

Thur, 2/2511am-12pmDistinguished Speaker (Mr. Robert Bagby)- Mr. Robert Bagby served as the Chairman of the Board and CEO of AG Edwards, Inc, a full service national brokerage firm, from 2001 to 2007. He began his employ at AG Edwards and Sons in 1975 and was the first non-family member to serve as CEO and Chairperson of the Board. When AG Edwards was acquired by Wachovia in 2007, Mr. Babgby served as the Chairperson of Wachovia Securities until his retirement in 2008.- Wall 116Sign Up

 

Tue, 3/15-6pmReid Mathews, CCU Alum ‘15 and Licensed Financial Specialist with Berry Financial Group, will present on the following- His experiences as a CCU student and his initial career transition, background on the Berry Financial Group, the different licenses and careers in finance, advice for investing and personal budgeting, and general career advice (event sponsored by Beta Gamma Sigma and the FMA Club)- Located in Wall 222 (Wall Boardroom). Sign Up

 

Tues-2/239:25am-10:40amEntrepreneurship studio presented by Donna Brin (Co-Founder & CEO of Pueri Elemental). In this session Donna will share her experience as an entrepreneur - tell it like it is from a risk and reward perspective and discuss what she believes are must haves to be an entrepreneur. Pueri Elemental is an award-winning design company specializing in the development, manufacturing, and distribution of innovative consumer products. –Wall 116Sign Up

 

Wed, 1/133:00pm-4:00pmMajor Confusion - Not sure what major to declare? Attend this workshop to get a better idea of what major may be best for you. Presented by Tom Woodle, Director - Career Services Center. Student Union A2Sign Up

 

Wed, 3/1612:10pm-12:50pmCoffee and Conversations with Dr. Jessica Doll - Join us for a conversation about what bullying at work looks like, how it affects employees and organizations, and what managers can and should be doing about it. - Wall 229Sign Up

 

Wed, 4/274-5pmCareer Insights Panel (Sponsored by Beta Gamma Sigma). Panel of Executives Discussing Their Personal Journeys through a Series of Jobs, Employers Perspective in Hiring, and General Advice on Career and Professional Development. The Panel will conclude with a Question and Answer Session.- Wall 116Sign Up


Interviewing Skills PDA Series

This PDA series consists of presentations, workshops, and seminars designed to develop your interviewing skills. See below for a schedule of sessions/topics for this semester. Within three weeks of completing a session your PDA credit will be added to the Professional Development Activities section of your Program Evaluation and coded as PDA 400B-Transitioning to Professional.

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Fri, 3/183-4pmSo You Have that Interview Scheduled, Now What? This PDA is intended to assist students with the interview process by suggesting ways to improve the likelihood of a job offer resulting from that interview. We will cover: Do’s and Don’ts prior to your interview, including preparing for tough questions, Do’s and Don’ts during your interview, including appearance, speech, and attitude, and Do’s and Don’ts after your interview, including how to follow up appropriately- Wall 229Sign Up

 

Fri, 4/11pm-2pmCANCELLED-Company Research for Job Interviews. Before you interview, you should have a solid grasp of basic company information and industry trends that are affecting the company. You can strategically use this information during the interview to show your interest in the company and industry. This session will introduce you to the type of information you should be looking for before you interview and how to use it before, during and after the interview. We’ll explore reliable free and library resources that will help you research a company. In this session, students can expect to learn-What kind of information to gather about a company and its industry, Resources available on public company information, Resources available on private company information , How to effectively use company and industry information at a job fair or interview - Wall 110Sign Up

 

Tue, 2/233:20pm-4:20pmCareer Launch II: The Successful Interview This workshop will assist students in preparing for an employment interview. Specific topics include: - Researching the employer - Anticipating interview questions - Translating your experiences into marketable skills - Framing your strengths and weaknesses - Following up after the interview- Wall 116Sign Up

 

Tue, 4/56:00pm - 7:00pmInsight From a Corporate Recruiter on Behavioral Interviewing - Learn insight regarding behavioral interviewing from expert Corporate Recruiter Nancy Anton, who has over 15 years of corporate recruiting experience working with Cigna, MassMutual, and most currently GE. Student Union A201Sign Up

 

Tues, 4/194:30-5:30pmCareer Launch II: The Successful Interview This workshop will assist students in preparing for an employment interview. Specific topics include: - Researching the employer - Anticipating interview questions - Translating your experiences into marketable skills - Framing your strengths and weaknesses - Following up after the interview- Wall 116Sign Up

 

Tues, 4/55-6pmInterview Workshop: How to Ace Common Interview Questions - Presented by Zack Ballinger, speaker and career author with 13 years of sales, training and hiring experience -(session located in Student Union Theater- A110) Sign Up

 

Wed, 3/163:00pm - 4:00pmJob Search Strategies - Preparing for the job search? Learn about unique and important job search strategies that you can utilize in your future search. Student Union A201Sign Up

 

Wed, 3/23:00pm - 4:00pmHow to Ace a Job Interview - This workshop will cover topics such as how to prepare for the job interview, different types of job interviews, common interview questions, how to answer interview questions, and interview follow-up. Student Union A201Sign Up

 

Wed, 3/233:00pm - 4:00pmSpeed Interviewing - Practice your interviewing skills with various employers and recruiters! Get instant feedback from employers regarding your mock interviews to better prepare you for future interviews. Student Union A201Sign Up


Transitioning to Professional PDA Series

This PDA series consists of workshops, seminars, and events designed to develop your networking skills, to expand your professional network, and/or to expose you to potential job or internship opportunities. See below for a schedule of sessions/topics for this semester. Within three weeks of completing a session your PDA credit will be added to the Professional Development Activities section of your Program Evaluation and coded as PDA 400B-Transitioning to Professional.

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Fri, 2/121-2pmUnleashing Your Resume/Networking. You are looking to set yourself apart from the pack. You have your résumé updated and you are looking for that edge that you know you have; but how do you present it to the cruel hiring world? This workshop will demonstrate how to put your know-how, experience and personality in a graphic format that (1) reflects who you are and (2) shows a hiring manager a set of skills that is perfect for the job. This PDA will also review strategies and tips for effective networking both in online and face-to-face mediums- Wall 229Sign Up

 

Mon, 2/84pm-5pmMaking a Successful Transition into the Workforce by Colin Stevens (CEO of Manzer Basketball Academy, National Trainer & Speaker, Author of Faith & Fight, Leader in Community Charities)- In this session Colin Stevens will share his experience in starting his own business, his career progression, and will speak about current job/internship opportunities with his company- Wall 116Sign Up

 

Mon, 3/2811-12pmTom McCallum in Investor Relations with Red Hat, Inc (a multinational software company) will be speaking on the following topics: An overview of Red Hat and its unique company culture, internship opportunities with the company, his personal career progression, and career advice for new college graduates entering the marketplace-Wall 229Sign Up

 

Mon, 4/181pm-2pmA Business Card: The Worlds Smallest Resume. A business card is the worlds smallest resume and a quick and effective way to communicate with other professionals. It also identifies you as a professional. In this activity you will develop your own business card (or learn ways to effectively use your established business card) for use in a career search or other networking activities. What should and should not be included on your business card will be discussed as well as where to place pertinent information on your business card are addressed. Advice on networking and establishing credibility will also be provided in the session- Wall 229 Sign Up

 

Mon, 4/184-5pmUnleashing Your Resume/Networking. You are looking to set yourself apart from the pack. You have your résumé updated and you are looking for that edge that you know you have; but how do you present it to the cruel hiring world? This workshop will demonstrate how to put your know-how, experience and personality in a graphic format that (1) reflects who you are and (2) shows a hiring manager a set of skills that is perfect for the job. This PDA will also review strategies and tips for effective networking both in online and face-to-face mediums- Wall 229Sign Up

 

Tue, 3/224-5pmSherwin-Williams Career Information Session- Start your career in management or sales with The Sherwin-Williams Company, one of the world’s leaders in the coatings industry. We believe in hiring the best people and giving them the opportunity to excel. Our MANAGEMENT/SALES TRAINING PROGRAM and INTERNSHIP puts you on a fast track to rise as high as you care to go. You could be running your own million-dollar store in about a year. You’ll gain experiential knowledge in the areas of sales, marketing, financial management, store operations, merchandising, customer service and human resource management. The pace and responsibilities make these positions challenging, interesting, and fun. No two days are the same. And because we’re steadfastly committed to promoting from within, the sky’s the limit! Interested? (Session located in Wall 229)Sign Up

 

Tues, 3/155pm-6pmTanger Oulet GM/ CCU alum, Emily Coke, and Banana Republic Manager present on business etiquette/professional dress, their career progressions and general tips/career advice (sponsored by Beta Gamma Sigma)- Wall 116 Sign Up

 

Wed, 1/203:00pm-4:00pmFinding the Perfect Internship -Learn about internships, their benefits, and how to find and start one! Presented by Career Services Director of Internships. Student Union A201Sign Up

 

Wed, 1/273:00pm- 4:00pmHow to Prepare for the Spring Career Fair - Stand out from the crowd at a Career Fair by learning important tips and guidelines to better prepare you for the event - Student Union A201. Note: the spring internship and career fair is scheduled for 2/10 in the WB gym from 12-3pm and the Last Chance Career Fair is scheduled for 4/20 from 1-4pm in the HTC Concourse.Sign Up

 

Wed, 2/242pm-3pmA Business Card: The Worlds Smallest Resume. A business card is the worlds smallest resume and a quick and effective way to communicate with other professionals. It also identifies you as a professional. In this activity you will develop your own business card (or learn ways to effectively use your established business card) for use in a career search or other networking activities. What should and should not be included on your business card will be discussed as well as where to place pertinent information on your business card are addressed. Advice on networking and establishing credibility will also be provided in the session- Wall 229 Sign Up

 

Wed, 3/303:00pm - 4:00pmFinding the Perfect Internship - Learn about internships, their benefits, and how to find and start one! Presented by Career Services Director of Internships. Student Union A201Sign Up

 

Wed, 4/2011-12pmSales Workshop by Red Ventures. In this interactive session you will learn and practice the skills needed to be an effective salesperson. Information will also be provided about the Red Ventures company and their inside sales process.- Wall 116Sign Up


LiveWell@CCU Programs

Sponsored by Counseling Services LiveWell@CCU is a series of speakers, workshops and other programs that are centered around the topics of sexual violence, health and wellness, and diversity. The following LiveWell@CCU sessions have been approved as PDAs due to their relevance to both a school and workplace environment. Since these sessions are external to the Wall Center you will need to make sure to let the session facilitator know that you are seeking PDA credit to ensure your attendance is properly documented.

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Mon, 2/224:00pm - 5:00pmAnxiety is the Worst... - This monthly presentation will help students increase their understanding of anxiety, including what it means and what might be causing it. Students will get the opportunity to practice coping techniques to help immediately reduce anxiety and have more energy for academics, relationships, etc., including deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation and confronting assumptions. Student Union A213Sign Up

 

Thur 3/174:00pm - 5:00pmI Can Not even! - Feeling overwhelmed or like you just can not even? This monthly workshop will explore sources of distress most common to college and help students learn how to better juggle academics, family, friends and significant others, and just life in general. Students will be exposed to helpful techniques such as time management, mindfulness and communication skills. Student Union A213Sign Up

 

Thur 3/33:30pm - 4:30pmCancelled-MINDFULNESS in Mental Health and Medicine - This presentation will help students understand the benefits of mindfulness in the prevention of depression and anxiety. Participants will learn about the history of mindfulness-based practices in the U.S. while examining our values and beliefs as compared to other cultures. Students will get valuable resources and advice on how to start their own practice, with minimal or no expenses involved. Finally, students will be introduced to a brief sitting practice to recharge and refocus, with an opportunity to discuss the after-effects of the practice on their minds, bodies, and spirits. Student Union A214Sign Up

 

Thur 4/74:00pm - 5:00pmAnxiety is the Worst... - This monthly presentation will help students increase their understanding of anxiety, including what it means and what might be causing it. Students will get the opportunity to practice coping techniques to help immediately reduce anxiety and have more energy for academics, relationships, etc., including deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation and confronting assumptions. Student Union A213Sign Up

 

Thur 4/73:30pm - 4:30pmMINDFULNESS in Mental Health and Medicine - This presentation will help students understand the benefits of mindfulness in the prevention of depression and anxiety. Participants will learn about the history of mindfulness-based practices in the U.S. while examining our values and beliefs as compared to other cultures. Students will get valuable resources and advice on how to start their own practice, with minimal or no expenses involved. Finally, students will be introduced to a brief sitting practice to recharge and refocus, with an opportunity to discuss the after-effects of the practice on their minds, bodies, and spirits. Student Union A214Sign Up

 

Thurs 1/143:30pm - 4:30pmMINDFULNESS in Mental Health and Medicine - This presentation will help students understand the benefits of mindfulness in the prevention of depression and anxiety. Participants will learn about the history of mindfulness-based practices in the U.S. while examining our values and beliefs as compared to other cultures. Students will get valuable resources and advice on how to start their own practice, with minimal or no expenses involved. Finally, students will be introduced to a brief sitting practice to recharge and refocus, with an opportunity to discuss the after-effects of the practice on their minds, bodies, and spirits. Student Union A214Sign Up

 

Thurs 1/214:00pm - 5:00pmAnxiety is the Worst... - This monthly presentation will help students increase their understanding of anxiety, including what it means and what might be causing it. Students will get the opportunity to practice coping techniques to help immediately reduce anxiety and have more energy for academics, relationships, etc., including deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation and confronting assumptions. Student Union A213Sign Up

 

Thurs 1/284:00pm - 5:00pmDo Not Just Manage Conflict, Conquer It! - This interactive session will address the many ways students experience conflict and effective techniques to manage conflict in interpersonal relationships. Students can expect to have a greater understanding of how to confront issues with their peers after attending this session. Student Union A214Sign Up

 

Tues 3/224:00pm - 5:00pmChew on This (Tips for Healthy Eating) - This session will discuss the ways that students can make healthy food choices on campus. It will present ideas for eating well on the go and highlight campus nutrition resources available to students. Student Union A213Sign Up

 

Tues, 1/124:00pm - 5:00pmEquality vs. Equity: A Social Justice Seminar - In this crash course on social justice, learn about privilege, power and institutional structures in society. Come discover how oppression is created and perpetuated in today’s society and how you as an individual have the power to reduce it. Be ready for an eye-opening experience that may change how you perceive, walk through and interact with the world. Student Union A213Sign Up

 

Tues, 1/194:00pm - 5:00pmI Can Not even! - Feeling overwhelmed or like you just can not even? This monthly workshop will explore sources of distress most common to college and help students learn how to better juggle academics, family, friends and significant others, and just life in general. Students will be exposed to helpful techniques such as time management, mindfulness and communication skills. Student Union A213Sign Up

 

Tues, 3/13:30pm - 4:30pmOMG! I am Losing It! - Feeling “overwhelmed” is one of the top reasons that college students seek counseling at CCU each year. This session is designed to assist students on how to recognize the signs of stress and provide many strategies and techniques that can be utilized in a variety of situations. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a guided imagery meditation and practice other relaxation techniques. Student Union A213Sign Up

 

Tues, 3/294:00pm - 5:00pmAnxiety is the Worst... - This monthly presentation will help students increase their understanding of anxiety, including what it means and what might be causing it. Students will get the opportunity to practice coping techniques to help immediately reduce anxiety and have more energy for academics, relationships, etc., including deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation and confronting assumptions. Student Union A213Sign Up

 

Tues, 4/124:00pm - 5:00pmI Can Not even! - Feeling overwhelmed or like you just can not even? This monthly workshop will explore sources of distress most common to college and help students learn how to better juggle academics, family, friends and significant others, and just life in general. Students will be exposed to helpful techniques such as time management, mindfulness and communication skills. Student Union A213Sign Up

 

Wed, 1/204:00pm - 5:00pmHow to Live the Life of Your Dreams - Who wouldn’t want to live the life they dream about? This program is a key first step in learning ways to get what you want out of life instead of settling for what life gives you. Student Union A213Sign Up

 

Wed, 1/274:00pm - 5:00pmI Wish I Could Ge Right to Sleep - difficulties such as not falling asleep, waking up often during the night and having trouble going back to sleep, waking up too early in the morning, and un-refreshing sleep. Student Union A213Sign Up

 

Wed, 2/174:00pm - 5:00pmI Can Not even! - Feeling overwhelmed or like you just can not even? This monthly workshop will explore sources of distress most common to college and help students learn how to better juggle academics, family, friends and significant others, and just life in general. Students will be exposed to helpful techniques such as time management, mindfulness and communication skills. Student Union A213Sign Up

 

Wed, 3/164:00pm - 5:00pmCANCELLED-Move It or Lose It! - People of all types, shapes, sizes and abilities can benefit from being physically active. The information and tips provided in this interactive session can help you learn easy ways to add physical activity to your life. Student Union A213Sign Up

 

Wed, 4/134:00pm - 5:00pmOverwhelmed and Unprepared? - This presentation will focus on some of the key causes and practical strategies that can be used by students to address academic stress and anxiety related to schoolwork, tests and getting organized. Students will be given a variety of tools to utilize and will have the opportunity to practice during the session. Wall 317Sign Up

 

Wed, 4/64:00pm - 5:00pmEquality vs. Equity: A Social Justice Seminar - In this crash course on social justice, learn about privilege, power and institutional structures in society. Come discover how oppression is created and perpetuated in today’s society and how you as an individual have the power to reduce it. Be ready for an eye-opening experience that may change how you perceive, walk through and interact with the world. Student Union A213Sign Up


Advanced Excel 1- Monitoring Results (i.e. Calculating Grades)

This advanced word session covers the use of Summary columns and worksheets in excel to keep track and monitor efforts in classes. Participants should bring one or more syllabus to class to use as “data”. Formulas, cross worksheet references, and automatic statements will be reviewed and practical uses explained. Students leave with a basic template to use now and in the future for keeping tracks of grades either in a particular class or across all classes in a particular term.

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Mon, 2/2912-1pmWall 111Sign Up

 

Thur, 2/48-9amWall 111Sign Up

 

Tue, 4/58-9amWall 111Sign Up

 

Wed, 1/20 12-1pmWall 111Sign Up


Business Travel/Study Abroad Seminars

This PDA series consists of a series of presentations and workshops designed to raise your awareness of study abroad opportunities through CCU, the value of studying abroad, and/or to help prepare you for an upcoming study abroad trip.

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Wed, 1/274:30-5:30pmPreparing to Travel: Destinations, Documents, Money, Transport, Lodging, Packing, etc. - Wall 307Sign Up

 

Wed, 4/204pm-4:45pmExperience Your World -Enrich Your Life by Studying Abroad. We live in a globally connected world. Consequently, it is important for today"s college graduates to be prepared to adapt and thrive in today"s global marketplace. In this workshop, Dr. Yoav Wachsman, Director of International Programs and Special Projects, outlines the wide range of exciting study-abroad options available to students. By adding an international dimension to their education, students may be better prepared to market themselves to potential employers and to achieve their long-term career objectives. Whether the student participates in a short-term study abroad experience or a full-semester of classes at a partner institution, Coastal Carolina University will work to tailor an international experience that meets each student"s specific needs and financial resources. Wall 229 Sign Up


Intercultural Conversations

A gathering point for students from the US and abroad to interact on current issues, pop culture, and life experiences from around the world. Within three weeks of completing a session your PDA credit will be added to the Professional Development Activities section of your Program Evaluation and coded as PDA 400B-Transitioning to Professional.

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Mon, 3/214:15PM - 5:15PMCANCELLED Student Union A201Sign Up

 

Mon, 4/114:15PM - 5:15PMStudent Union A201Sign Up

 

Tues, 1/194:15PM - 5:15PMStudent Union A201Sign Up

 

Tues, 2/94:15PM - 5:15PMStudent Union A201Sign Up

 

Tues, 3/154:15PM - 5:15PMStudent Union A201Sign Up

 

Tues, 4/54:15PM - 5:15PMStudent Union A201Sign Up

 

Wed, 2/174:15PM - 5:15PMStudent Union A201Sign Up

 

Wed,1/134:15PM - 5:15PMStudent Union A201Sign Up


LeaderSHEEP: How I Spell Leadership – Presented by Brooke Mosteller, former Miss South Carolina

Former Miss SC Brooke Mosteller will be presenting on leadership and her upcoming book on leadership soft skills. She will inform students of her 5 must-have leadership skills using the SHEEP acronym.

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3/36pmStudent Union Theater (LJSU A-103)Sign Up


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