Academic Success Center to hold fall workshops

Category:  News
Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 at 8:12 PM

Throughout the autumn season, Edinboro University’s Academic Success Center is offering a variety of educational workshops every Wednesday, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Baron-Forness Library. The workshops aim to aid students in setting goals, developing healthy study habits, and understanding emotional intelligence.

The Academic Success Center, located in room 201 on the second floor of the Baron-Forness Library, is “dedicated to the development of academic success and offers a variety of learning opportunities to the students.”

This includes the center’s annual Fall Workshop Series.

The Fall Workshop Series began Sept. 30 and is continuing until Nov. 4.

The following workshops will be offered on the dates listed:

Goal Setting (Oct. 28):

This workshop will help students understand the significance and steps in setting structured, realistic goals.

Yes, You Need a Resume: Freshman Resume Building Workshop (Nov. 4):

This workshop, designed specifically for freshmen, will help students develop a resume and will allow them to be prepared when opportunity comes knocking.

Freshmen will learn the basics of resume writing and engage in an activity designed to increase resume writing skills.

Additionally, Academic Success Coordinator Kate Damico-Upham, expressed the importance of education and the value of learning opportunities; such as the fall workshops.

“I think that knowledge is power. Learning happens everywhere,” said DamicoUpham. She also shared that the Academic Success Center’s ultimate goal is to “help them [students] become better college students.”

For more information about the Academic Success Center or the fall workshops, visit edinboro. edu and search Academic Success Center.

Macala Leigey is a Staff Writer for The Spectator.

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