The Academic Exploration Program

...helps you explore.

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Exploration Workshops
and Helps for Academic Success


SEPTEMBER 9 
Stress Ed | Lindsay Lupo, Counseling Center

Understand your stress and learn how to maximize academic
performance.

SEPTEMBER 16

Be Productive, Not Busy | Laura Scavo, Learning Center

A full course load can be overwhelming and finding time to meet your many obligations can be stressful. Take away simple pointers to help you complete everything with time to spare!

SEPTEMBER 23
Conquering the Online World | Rhonda Lanni, Learning Center

Find new ways to organize and track the additional requirements of online learning. Learn new ways to keep focused on the class and find an environment that will work for you as you learn.

 

SEPTEMBER 30
Study Better, Not Longer | Rhonda Lanni, Learning Center

Turns out your favorite study strategies may not be as effective as you think. Learn techniques proven to be effective for the long term and get better grades than ever before.

OCTOBER 7 
Memory Techniques for Test Time | Courtney Fantauzzo, Learning Center

Feeling the pressure of course work requiring memorization? Learn time tested strategies for memorizing and devise mneumonic devices to help you organize and cue your learning for retrieval when you need it most.



OCTOBER 14 
Resilience | Lindsay Lupo, Counseling Center

Recognize and develop your resilience. Learn the secrets of a resilient mind, how to adapt to change, and overcome life’s challenges.



OCTOBER 21 
ABCs of College Reading: How to Know What’s Important | Rhonda Lanni, Learning Center

With so many text books and college reading assignments, how is a student supposed to get through them, identify what’s important, and then remember it all? Gain practical tips for improving your approach to college level reading.

 

 

OCTOBER 21 
Become. Career. Ready. | Kathleen Raniewicz, Career Development 

Actively engage in your career development NOW! Explore our Career Development Plan, Handshake, and Roberts MyPlan resources.

 

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November 4
Learn Your Strengths | Joel Hoomans, Clifton Strengths Assessment Trainer 

Learn about how to interpret and leverage the feedback from your Clifton Strengths assessment. This concise course will help you make the most of a strengths based focus in your collegiate life and career.
 
 
 
 

NOVEMBER 11
Recognize Opportunites | Herb Alexander, Director of Diversity & Equity/
Associate Dean of Students

Learn how to recognize the opportunities that can change the direction of your life & understand why it is important and how to do it.

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NOVEMBER 18
Need new habits? | Ashley Cooper, Learning Center

Tiny changes in what you do every day lead to big results in your life. Come and design your own practical strategies to build habits that lead to big success.

Former Events:

Enhanced Career and Internship Fair

March 18
3:30 PM to 5 PM

Unsure of your career path or how to use your major to launch into your future? Come to this free event, hear a guest speaker, enjoy some refreshments, conversation, and explore the Roberts annual Career and Internship Fair. Doing this early will help you better prepare for your future.

This event can only accommodate a limited group. Sign up early to ensure your spot!

Register here: Eventbrite RSVP

*Meet at the VAC 200* at 3:30
Hear a guest speaker
Enjoy pizza and refreshments!


Exploration Workshops
and Helps for Academic Success

SEPTEMBER 4
Be Productive, Not Busy | Laura Scavo/Rhonda Lanni, from the Learning Center

A full course load can be overwhelming and finding time to meet your many obligations can be stressful. Take away simple pointers to help you complete everything with time to spare!
 

SEPTEMBER 11
Study Better, Not Longer | Laura Scavo, from the Learning Center

Turns out your favorite study strategies may not be as effective as you think. Learn techniques proven to be effective for the long term and get better grades than ever before. 

SEPTEMBER 18 
Stress Ed | Erica Cieri, from the Counseling  Center

Learn tools and strategies to manage your anxiety and maximize academic performance.

 

 

SEPTEMBER 25 & OCTOBER 23
Learn Your Strengths | Clifton Strengths Assessment Trainer 

Learn about how to interpret and leverage the feedback from your Clifton Strengths assessment. This concise course will help you make the most of a strengths based focus in your collegiate life and career.

 

OCTOBER 2 
Memory Techniques for Test Time | Laura Scavo/Rhonda Lanni,  the Learning Center

Feeling the pressure of course work requiring memorization? Learn time tested              strategies for memorizing and devise neumonic devices to help you organize and cue your learning for retrieval when you need it most.



 OCTOBER 9 
Become. Career. Ready. | Mary Flaherty/Kathleen Raniewicz, Career Development

Actively engage in your career development NOW! Explore our Career Development Plan, Handshake, and Roberts MyPlan resources. Bring your laptop or mobile device. ghjhjhjgjhgjhgjh 

OCTOBER 16 
ABCs of College Reading: How to Know What’s Important | Laura Scavo/Rhonda Lanni

With so many text books and college reading assignments, how is a student supposed to get through them, identify what’s important, and then remember it all? Gain practical tips for improving your approach to college level reading.

 

NOVEMBER 6
Grit and Growth Mindset: Got grit? | Jennifer Aube, from the Psychology Department

Come learn how to overcome challenges, persevere no matter what and achieve your goals by developing grit.

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NOVEMBER 13
Unconscious Bias: A student’s perspective | Herb Alexander, from Multicultural Student Success

How do you know if you have implicit biases? Discover how biases can affect you personally and in the classroom and how to address them.

Future Evening Events

Majors Speed Dating

AEP Coffee Night