Upcoming Events

Upcoming Programs Related to Academic Success

Writing Colloquia: Quick Tips from Local Experts-
Wednesdays, 3:00-3:45pm in Gorman C

September 21st: Mrs. Sharon Oster, Academic Success; Dr. Greg Roper - “What’s Your Point: A Guide to Finding, Developing, and Testing Your Thesis”

September 28th: Mr. James DeMasi - “The Dos and Don’ts of Organizing Your Essay”

October 5th: Dr. Matthew Spring - “Verbose Verbiage: On Distinguishing Verbals from Finite Verbs”

October 12th: Dr. Debra Romanick Baldwin - “How to Use Your Stress: Secrets of a Powerful Sentence”

October 19th: Dr. Kevin Saylor - “‘A Rose by Any Other Name’: The Purpose and Importance of Titles”

October 26th:
Mr. Pavlos Papadopoulos - “Check Your Vocab At the Door: Adopting the Terms of Your Text”

November 2nd:
Mrs. Rachel Fields - “Can You See What I See: How Descriptions Function as Arguments and Interpretations”

If you are a member of an organization on campus or are teaching a course and would like Academic Success to do a presentation or help organize a success-related event, please contact us as we can design one specifically for your needs. We would be happy to help with your event or meeting.

News

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Professor Scott Churchill Explores the Souls of Animals

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