CWUhttps://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/calendaren-usResume Blitzhttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/resume-blitz-0Tuesday, September 25Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:30:00Seminars & Workshops<p>Stop in anytime during this workshop to have your resume reviewed by industry professionals and recruiters.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Shaw-Smyser room 115</p>Monday, September 171537218340Self-Care 101http://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/self-care-101Tuesday, September 25Tue, 25 Sep 2018 18:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>Navigating through your first year of college can be challenging. Mom and Dad aren't nagging at you to do your homework and clean your room, or yelling at you to go to bed; for most of your life you have had your own personal space and sharing can be the pits; relationships enter a new phase with a focus on "forever". How do you manage when it feels as if the walls are closing in on you and no one else understands? This session will present some techniques and tips for surviving and thriving on campus.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Davies Lounge</p>Thursday, August 301535649130Financial Aid 101http://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/financial-aid-101Wednesday, September 26Wed, 26 Sep 2018 19:00:00Sports & Recreation<p>Attending collge can be an expensive experience. Financial Aid can make it more manageable. We'll provide information on how to maximize the amount of funding you receive, what you need to do in order to keep it, and how to finish college with less debt. We'll discuss what counts as Financial Aid, both "free money" and loan options. This session will alson cover what your aid can pay for, important time frames and deadlines, enrollment requirements, Satisfactory Academic Progress expectations, and scholarship opportunities. Students able to bring a lap top will get the most out of the presentation.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Quigley Hall</p>Thursday, August 301535646629The Anonymous People http://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/anonymous-peopleThursday, September 27Thu, 27 Sep 2018 18:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>The Anonymous People is a feature documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. Join us for this film and discussion.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in the SURC Theater&nbsp;</p>Thursday, August 301535647667Test Taking Strategieshttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/test-taking-strategiesMonday, October 1Mon, 01 Oct 2018 15:00:00Academic,Seminars & Workshops<p>Studying is only part of getting good results on your exam. In this session you will learn test-taking strategies and other essential wellness components for preparing for tests and developing your skills as a test-taker.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in the Wellington Event Center</p>Thursday, August 301535646068Paying for Next Year: Scholarships and FAFSAhttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/paying-next-year-scholarships-and-fafsaMonday, October 1Mon, 01 Oct 2018 15:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>Paying for next year will help students apply for scholarships. Staff from Financial Aid will be on hand to look over materials necessary to complete scholarships. Financial Aid will also provide a list of current scholarships avaliable and help students understand how to reapply for the FAFSA.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in SURC 137 A &amp; B</p>Thursday, August 3015356468812 Truths and a Stereotypehttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/2-truths-and-stereotypeMonday, October 1Mon, 01 Oct 2018 19:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>The group will be spread out and split into groups of four or five people. Wach staff person will introduce themselves and read one statement. Groups will then share their assumptions based on the statement made to determine if it is a truth or a stereotype.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Kamola 202 Lounge</p>Thursday, August 301535647127Self-Care 101http://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/self-care-101-0Tuesday, October 2Tue, 02 Oct 2018 18:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>Navigating through your first year of college can be challenging. Mom and Dad aren't nagging at you to do your homework and clean your room, or yelling at you to go to bed; for most of your life you have had your own personal space and sharing can be the pits; relationships enter a new phase with a focus on "forever". How do you manage when it feels as if the walls are closing in on you and no one else understands? This session will present some techniques and tips for surviving and thriving on campus.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Al-Monty Lounge</p>Thursday, August 3015356491712 Truths and a Stereotypehttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/2-truths-and-stereotype-0Wednesday, October 3Wed, 03 Oct 2018 19:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>The group will be spread out and split into groups of four or five people. Wach staff person will introduce themselves and read one statement. Groups will then share their assumptions based on the statement made to determine if it is a truth or a stereotype.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Kennedy Lounge</p>Thursday, August 301535647180Engineering Technologies, Safety, and Construction Fairhttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/engineering-technologies-safety-and-construction-fairThursday, October 4Thu, 04 Oct 2018 10:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>Are you majoring in/ are interested in majoring in Engineering Technology, Saftey, and Construction Management?&nbsp; Come to this event to network with professionals in the field and learn of exciting career opportunities.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in the SURC Ballroom.</p>Tuesday, August 281535474022Financial Aid 101http://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/financial-aid-101-0Thursday, October 4Thu, 04 Oct 2018 19:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>Attending collge can be an expensive experience. Financial Aid can make it more manageable. We'll provide information on how to maximize the amount of funding you receive, what you need to do in order to keep it, and how to finish college with less debt. We'll discuss what counts as Financial Aid, both "free money" and loan options. This session will alson cover what your aid can pay for, important time frames and deadlines, enrollment requirements, Satisfactory Academic Progress expectations, and scholarship opportunities. Students able to bring a lap top will get the most out of the presentation.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Al-Monty Hall</p>Thursday, August 301535646674A Beautiful Life: The Mary Lonowski Storyhttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/beautiful-life-mary-lonowski-storyFriday, October 5Fri, 05 Oct 2018 16:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>College is such an exciting time! You've made new friends and begun a new chapter in your life. You're no longer under your parents wing and are faced with decisions you'll need to make on your own. COme hear the touching, true life story of the decisions made by one college student and the tragedy that unfolded for her, her family, and her friends. Told from her mother's perspective, this storyu may very well help you with the choices you have yet to make at CWU.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in the Wellington Event Center</p>Thursday, August 301535647887Able to See Beyond Barriershttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/able-see-beyond-barriersMonday, October 8Mon, 08 Oct 2018 18:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>This panel is designed to bring light the reality of some disabilities in college life and in everyday society. Topics will include a variety of disabilities and some accomidations that may go along with them. We will talk about and challenge common stereotypes and discuss some appropriate ways to address disabilities in a respectful and inclusive manner. The discussion panel may be comprised of a miz of stuents with both visible and invisible disabilities. Bring your questions! Extra information will be avaliable for those who want other on-campus resources.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Carmody Lounge</p>Thursday, August 301535647449Financial Aid 101http://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/financial-aid-101-1Monday, October 8Mon, 08 Oct 2018 19:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>Attending collge can be an expensive experience. Financial Aid can make it more manageable. We'll provide information on how to maximize the amount of funding you receive, what you need to do in order to keep it, and how to finish college with less debt. We'll discuss what counts as Financial Aid, both "free money" and loan options. This session will alson cover what your aid can pay for, important time frames and deadlines, enrollment requirements, Satisfactory Academic Progress expectations, and scholarship opportunities. Students able to bring a lap top will get the most out of the presentation.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Kamola Hall</p>Thursday, August 301535646712Applying for Grad Schoolhttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/applying-grad-school-0Tuesday, October 9Tue, 09 Oct 2018 17:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>Learn more about applying for Grad School with CWU Career Services. The event takes place in the<u> Library&nbsp; room 152.&nbsp;</u></p>Tuesday, August 281535472185Financial Aid 101http://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/financial-aid-101-2Tuesday, October 9Tue, 09 Oct 2018 19:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>Attending collge can be an expensive experience. Financial Aid can make it more manageable. We'll provide information on how to maximize the amount of funding you receive, what you need to do in order to keep it, and how to finish college with less debt. We'll discuss what counts as Financial Aid, both "free money" and loan options. This session will alson cover what your aid can pay for, important time frames and deadlines, enrollment requirements, Satisfactory Academic Progress expectations, and scholarship opportunities. Students able to bring a lap top will get the most out of the presentation.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Barto Hall</p>Thursday, August 301535646753What is Your Communication Style?http://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/what-your-communication-styleWednesday, October 10Wed, 10 Oct 2018 17:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>Learn about your communication style and build on your communication strengths by the Diversity &amp; Equity Center <u>in SURC 250.</u></p>Tuesday, August 281535473271Research Strategieshttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/research-strategiesWednesday, October 10Wed, 10 Oct 2018 18:00:00Academic,Seminars & Workshops<p>This workshop will cover the seven steps that all research projects should include. Learn how to choose a topic, develop a research strategy, effective search techniques, and how to critically evaluate sources. Never feel overwhelmed by the research process again.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in the Library room 152</p>Thursday, August 301535646308International Cafehttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/international-cafeThursday, October 11Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:00:00Seminars & Workshops,Student Life<p>We invite you to join us for the international cafe! The International Cafe is a meeting place to connect with students from all over the world. Bring your lunch, we'll provide drinks and dessert. Come ready to talk, have fun, and meet international students and domestic students.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in SURC 137 A &amp; B</p>Thursday, August 301535648690Study Skills Strategies: Study Smarter, Not Harderhttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/study-skills-strategies-study-smarter-not-harderThursday, October 11Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:00:00Academic,Seminars & Workshops<p>Knowing how to study allows students to set a strong foundation for academic success. This session will review ways to imporve key skills by gathering tools, creating schedules, and developing study strategies effective for you.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Black 150</p>Thursday, August 301535646171Job Search Strategies & the Wildcat Career Networkhttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/job-search-strategies-wildcat-career-networkThursday, October 11Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>Learn about effective job searching strategies and how to utilize the Wildcat Career Network. Located in the <u>SURC room 135.</u></p>Tuesday, August 281535473400Research Strategieshttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/research-strategies-0Monday, October 15Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:00:00Academic,Seminars & Workshops<p>This workshop will cover the seven steps that all research projects should include. Learn how to choose a topic, develop a research strategy, effective search techniques, and how to critically evaluate sources. Never feel overwhelmed by the research process again.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in the Library room 152</p>Thursday, August 301535646353Able to See Beyond Barriershttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/able-see-beyond-barriers-0Monday, October 15Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>This panel is designed to bring light the reality of some disabilities in college life and in everyday society. Topics will include a variety of disabilities and some accomidations that may go along with them. We will talk about and challenge common stereotypes and discuss some appropriate ways to address disabilities in a respectful and inclusive manner. The discussion panel may be comprised of a miz of stuents with both visible and invisible disabilities. Bring your questions! Extra information will be avaliable for those who want other on-campus resources.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Beck Lounge</p>Thursday, August 301535647487Majors Fairhttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/majors-fairTuesday, October 16Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>Not sure what you would like to major in? Come to this event to learn about all the options avaliable to you at CWU and network with the different departments.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in the <u>SURC Ballroom</u>.&nbsp;</p>Tuesday, August 281535474108Self-Care 101http://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/self-care-101-1Tuesday, October 16Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>Navigating through your first year of college can be challenging. Mom and Dad aren't nagging at you to do your homework and clean your room, or yelling at you to go to bed; for most of your life you have had your own personal space and sharing can be the pits; relationships enter a new phase with a focus on "forever". How do you manage when it feels as if the walls are closing in on you and no one else understands? This session will present some techniques and tips for surviving and thriving on campus.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Barto Lounge</p>Thursday, August 301535649208What Are We Communicatinghttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/what-are-we-communicatingTuesday, October 16Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>It's so important to communicate with people from a variety of different backgrounds, yet we still seem to have problems communicating even with close friends and family members... Come play a fun game, improve your inter-cultural communication skills, and learn how others may be viewing you. Be prepared to share your opinion and feelings!</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in the Wellington Event Center</p>Thursday, August 301535649381What Employers Wanthttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/what-employers-want-1Wednesday, October 17Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>Learn what employeers are looking for and what they want in an employee. Located in the <u>SURC room 201.</u></p>Tuesday, August 281535473491Research Strategieshttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/research-strategies-1Wednesday, October 17Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:00:00Academic,Seminars & Workshops<p>This workshop will cover the seven steps that all research projects should include. Learn how to choose a topic, develop a research strategy, effective search techniques, and how to critically evaluate sources. Never feel overwhelmed by the research process again.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in the Library room 152</p>Thursday, August 301535646388Able to See Beyond Barriershttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/able-see-beyond-barriers-1Wednesday, October 17Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:00:00Seminars & Workshops<p>This panel is designed to bring light the reality of some disabilities in college life and in everyday society. Topics will include a variety of disabilities and some accomidations that may go along with them. We will talk about and challenge common stereotypes and discuss some appropriate ways to address disabilities in a respectful and inclusive manner. The discussion panel may be comprised of a miz of stuents with both visible and invisible disabilities. Bring your questions! Extra information will be avaliable for those who want other on-campus resources.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Kamola 201 Lounge</p>Thursday, August 301535647527Research Strategieshttp://www.cwu.edu/academic-achievement/research-strategies-2Thursday, October 18Thu, 18 Oct 2018 19:00:00Academic,Seminars & Workshops<p>This workshop will cover the seven steps that all research projects should include. Learn how to choose a topic, develop a research strategy, effective search techniques, and how to critically evaluate sources. Never feel overwhelmed by the research process again.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Located in the Library room 152</p>Thursday, August 301535646421