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Spring 2019 Workshops

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Manage Your Time, Manage Your Life!  Managing your time in college can be a difficult process especially when you have so much on your plate.  When viewing this workshop, you will learn valuable tips and tricks to a more successful and less stressful term. By attending this workshop, you will better be better able to manage your schedule by utilizing planning tools and recognizing the reasons for procrastination. This workshop will help you prioritize your tasks so that you are in control and ready to achieve your goals.

Date: January 31st, 2019
Time: 3-4pm
Location: FGM 207

To Drop, or Not - That is the Question!   Dropping a class is a big decision…and a difficult one.  Your semester may be going smoothly and then suddenly – when you least expect it – life happens. Students drop classes for many reasons…sometimes for reasons even beyond their control and sometimes when they don’t want to – but have to.  Though you may need to make some changes; your academic goals can still be within your reach. This workshop will be both interactive in which we will openly discuss your options with your peers and inform you of both the pros and cons of dropping a class (financial aid, your academic transcript, the deadlines for withdrawing from a class, etc.).

Date: February 21st, 2019
Time: 3-4pm
Location: FGM 207

Our Everyday Steps to Success: Growth Mindset Workshop will help UL students to gauge their own level of hope and mindset in both an interactive and meaningful way. Facilitated by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s very own Dr. Tiffany Zachary; this workshop is designed to help UL students to explore their own mindset triggers and learn how to respond to the everyday challenges and demands that college students are often faced with. Students who attend this workshop will be able to mindful of their own ‘power’ to design their own personal roadmap towards their academic success.

Date: February 25th, 2019
Time: 2-3pm
Location: Magnolia AB (Student Union)


Gaining Better Writing Skills -- Now, more than ever, good written English skills are imperative for success in college and the workforce. The writing skills you have today directly impact how successful you will be in your applications for college admission, financial aid, and other educational opportunities. Additionally, the writing skills you develop now will impact your future job applications, promotions, career advancements, and even our economy. This workshop will be facilitated by a member of UL’s very own Writing Center. This workshop will help students to understand the following to better their writing skills: going from a concept to an outline, building out a paper, how to proofread, transitional sentences, proper sentence structure, verbs, or proper paragraph structure. 

Date: April 4th, 2019
Time: 2-3pm
Location: HLG 315

 

To Drop, or Not - That is the Question!   Dropping a class is a big decision…and a difficult one.  Your semester may be going smoothly and then suddenly – when you least expect it – life happens. Students drop classes for many reasons…sometimes for reasons even beyond their control and sometimes when they don’t want to – but have to.  Though you may need to make some changes; your academic goals can still be within your reach. This workshop will be both interactive in which we will openly discuss your options with your peers and inform you of both the pros and cons of dropping a class (financial aid, your academic transcript, the deadlines for withdrawing from a class, etc.).


Date:  April 9th, 2019
Time: 3-4pm
Location: FGM 207

Finals Week: Manage Your Stress & Pass the TestFeeling the pressure of your finals as well as college life in general? In this workshop, you will learn about stress and ways to manage it so you are the most effective in passing your final exams! Facilitated by Counseling & Testing, students will be informed on how stress affects your body and take away useful resources that can change college life for the better. Students will be able to identify how their stress level and perceptions on life are key elements to managing their stress. In addition, students will learn techniques that will prevent them stress from recurring and give them insight on how to keep their stress under control to finish their finals on a strong note!

Date: May 1st, 2019
Time: 3-4pm
Location: FGM 215