Workshops

Student Success Center Workshops

Each semester, the Student Success Center conducts helpful seminars to assist students with crucial aspects of the student experience. These seminars teach students important dates, strategies, and approaches that will help you be successful in your studies. Topics covered include add/drop dates, tutoring resources, using Blackboard and your student email, study skills, communicating with your instructors, and more. Light refreshments will be served at most workshops, and students who attend at least 4 of the 5 workshops will receive a Certificate of Achievement.

Please review the topics and times below.

Similar workshops will be repeated each semester.

Workshop Schedule - Spring 2019

Time Management
Tuesday, January 29
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Stockade 102
Learn strategies for managing your time effectively to ensure academic success. Identify your time wasters, steps to avoid procrastination, and the importance of using a Student Planner to stay organized.

Learning to Study
Thursday, February 7
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Stockade 101
Providing opportunity to practice new note-taking skills, and ultimately helping students feel more prepared.

Presentation Workshop
Wednesday, March 6
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Begley 221
Tired of boring PowerPoint presentations where the presenter just reads from the slides? Learn to interest and engage your audience in this fun and informative workshop.

Additional Workshop Topics

Informational Session
Things you need to know to succeed at SUNY Schenectady

Using Blackboard and Starfish
Accessing your courses, resources, and messages

Time Management
Balancing school, life, and commitments

Learn to Study
How to be prepared for quizzes, tests, papers, and answering questions in class

Communication
Advocating for yourself and asking for help