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Success on the Road

Success on the road is a collaborative initiative between a variety of departments. This program offers faculty the opportunity to invite professional staff into the classroom to present several topics relevant to college success. This is a great option for a faculty member who might have to cancel class due to a personal or professional obligation. However, these presentations are also available for faculty who simply want to supplement their course instruction with one of the options listed below.

Campus Recreation  

  • Exercise Safety: Provided by Campus Recreation - Fitness and Wellness
  • Dimensions of Wellness: Provided by Campus Recreation - Fitness and Wellness
  • Stress Management: Provided by Campus Recreation - Fitness and Wellness
  • Spiritual Wellness: Provided by Campus Recreation - Fitness and Wellness
  • Having an Attitude of Gratitude: Provided by Campus Recreation - Fitness and Wellness
  • Social Media and Your Online Persona: Provided by Campus Recreation - Fitness and Wellness

Career Development

  • Career and Major Exploration: Students will learn about the process of self-assessment as it relates to career development.  The online assessment FOCUS will be discussed.
  • Resumes and Cover Letters: Students will learn industry standards on resumes and cover letters as well as how to market themselves effectively through these documents.
  • Interviewing Techniques: Strategies for a successful interview will be reviewed as well as the various types of interview techniques students may face.
  • Internship Search Strategies: The various methods for conducting an effective internship search will be discussed.
  • Job Search Strategies: The various methods for conducting an effective job search will be discussed.
  • Graduate School Preparation: From the search process to application materials, the steps to research graduate schools will be reviewed.
  • Personal Branding: Students will learn how to develop their personal brand to market themselves for future career opportunities.
  • Career Fair Preparation (Prior to scheduled Career Fairs): Tips on how to succeed at a career fair will be provided.
  • Identifying Transferable Skills: Students will learn about the concept of transferable skills as well as complete a worksheet to identify the skills they possess.
  • LinkedIn and Networking: Students will learn the importance of LinkedIn and networking when conducting a job or internship search.
Financial Aid  
  • Financial Literacy: Provides information regarding satisfactory academic progress as it pertains to financial aid or filing the FAFSA.

Library  

  • Information Literacy Basics: Teaches students to think about the information they find and to critically evaluate information to determine its suitability for the information need at hand.
  • Demystifying Databases: Students will learn the benefits of using library databases for their information needs. Covers the different types of information found in databases. Discusses internet research vs. Databases.
  • Finding Resources in the Library: Students will complete activities to enable them to become proficient in using the library to find information, both in the library and online.

Office of Academic Services  

  • Balancing Academic and Personal Commitments: Helps students identify goals and responsibilities, prioritize commitments, and follow through on a realistic agenda.
  • Sharpen your exam prep and test-taking skills: Encourage students to recognize their learning preferences, develop personalized study strategies, organize a test-prep plan, and control the test-taking process.

Office of the Dean of Students

  • Student Conduct System: Review of Code of Conduct, Charger compact and Disciplinary System. Administered through a Jeopardy type game that engages students. Staff are available afterwards to answer questions.

Office of Intercultural Relations

  • Speak Up and Take a Stand: Student Leaders' Roles in Creating an Inclusive Campus Environment. This interactive presentation will help students understand the impact of biased language and stereotypes; explore barriers to speaking up; develop and practice ways to respond; and learn about University of New Haven campus resources which support the creation and maintenance of an inclusive campus.

 

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If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Academic Services at oas@newhaven.edu.