The Academic Exploration Program

...helps you explore and find your ground.

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Next Up:

Exploration Workshops
and Helps for Academic Success

FEBRUARY 15 (2:00 – 3:00 PM)

Good Habits Study Hall | Learning Center

Finding some new studying techniques and routines that can help with motivation and concentration. Join fellow students for some quality study time.


Community Chapel | Dr. Drew Hart, Hale Auditorium

The author of “The Trouble I’ve Seen and Who Will Be A Witness”. He will also be giving a separate lecture at 7:00 PM. There will be a zoom broadcast as well for those who cannot make it in person!

FEBRUARY 17 (2:00 – 4:00 PM)
Good Habits Study Hall | Learning Center

Find new ways to organize and track your coursework and studying routines. Learn new ways to keep focused on the class and find an environment that will work for you as you learn.


FEBRUARY 18 (12:00 – 1:00 PM)
Tips 4 Success Workshop, Conflict Resolution | 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. Located in Rinker 126.

FEBRUARY 28 (12:00 – 1:00 PM)
Toxic Perfectionism | Ashley Cooper, Golisano Conference Room (202) 

Do you want to feel less overwhelmed with your work? You may be a perfectionist. Meet with Prof. Ashley Cooper for a discussion on toxic perfectionism and learn ways to reduce it.

MARCH 12 (9:00 – 11:00 AM) 
Teacher Education Workshop, Autism | Counseling Center

Recognize and develop your resilience. For education majors, here is a workshop to help you gain some valuable insight. Any questions                                                    contact Meg Dillenbeck at 

MARCH 14 (11:00 AM – 12:00 PM)
Commuter Connect! | Golisano Library Upstairs Fireside Room 

Stop by for snacks, fellowship, and the opportunity for making new connections. This will be sponsored by Student Life. 


MARCH 26 (8:00 PM)
Saturday Night LIVE | SALT, Hale Auditorium 

This show is full of music, humor, and dance featuring Roberts students. Admission is free and open to the community.


Virtual Internship and Career Fair | The Office of Career Development  

This can be beneficial to those who may struggle in finding internships or opportunities in their career field. Email Mary Flaherty about any possible questions.

MARCH 29 (5:00 – 6:00 PM)
Read Anything Book Club! | Golisano Library
This is open to anybody who loves to read. Bring what you love to read in your own spare time and have a group to discuss each other’s readings. 


APRIL 11 (11:00 AM – 12:00 PM)
Commuter Connect! | Upstairs Library Fireside Room 

Commuter students come and stop by for some snacks, fellowship, and an opportunity to form new connections! This is being sponsored by Student Life.   

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

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!

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. 

Stress Ed | Erica Cieri, from the Counseling  Center

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



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.


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.

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 

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.


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.


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