Student Success Workshop Schedule


Our Student Success Workshops are aimed to support students as they navigate the unique landscape of the University of Georgia. Each semester DAE offers a limited schedule of Student Success Workshops that all UGA students can attend. Check out our schedule of workshops below and add them to your calendar! 

Please note that all Student Success Workshops will be held in a virtual, face-to-face setting via Zoom.

 

Upcoming Fall 2020 Student Success Workshops 

Nonverbal Communication in Public Speaking Events

In this 1-hour workshop, students will learn more about nonverbal communication within the public speaking space. Students will be provided nonverbal strategies and skills that promote a successful speech, presentation, or group project presentation. 

November 9th from 4- 5 p.m.

Presenter: Mrs. Aarum Youn-Heil

Link: https://zoom.us/j/92627624819

 

Navigating Communication Breakdown in Group Projects

In this 1-hour workshop, students will learn about effective communication in group project settings. Students will also practice strategies to help them cope with communication breakdown and conflict when working with group project members.  

Date pending from 4-5 p.m.

Presenter: Mrs. Aarum Youn-Heil

Link: coming soon!

 

Past Fall 2020 Student Success Workshops

Managing Time, Priorities, and Procrastination

Students who attend this one-hour workshop will learn about and begin practicing strategies proven to help organize, manage, and prioritize their academic responsibilities while maintaining adequate margin for the many opportunities to enjoy college life at UGA.  

September 9th from 4 - 5 p.m.

Presenter: Dr. Wendy Biddle

 

Become a Better Note-taker

In this 1-hour workshop, students will learn to make a conscious effort to listen, pay attention, and actively organize information from lectures and readings to solidify your understanding and master the course content. 

September 15th from 4-5 p.m.

Presenter: Dr. Megan P. Brock

 

Navigating Communication Breakdown in Group Projects

In this 1-hour workshop, students will learn about effective communication in group project settings. Students will also practice strategies to help them cope with communication breakdown and conflict when working with group project members.  

September 23rd from 4-5 p.m.

Presenter: Mrs. Aarum Youn-Heil

 

Study Skills and Strategies: Essentials for Success in College

In this 1-hour workshop, students will be introduced to the most efficient and effective study strategies for academic success in college, and will learn best practices for reviewing course material for tests. 

October 1st from 4-5 p.m.

Presenter: Mrs. Maggie Blanton

 

Read Between the Lines: Effective Reading and Text Comprehension Strategies

This one-hour workshop will help you learn and practice college-level reading and learning strategies to better connect with the content and professor, maintain your focus, and manage the heavy reading load required for success in college. 

October 5th from 4-5 p.m.

Presenter: Mr. Keith Allen

 

How to Show and Tell: Presentation Aides for Public Speaking

In this 1-hour workshop, students will learn best practices for creating visual aids, with a particular emphasis on PowerPoint presentations.

October 13th from 4-5 p.m.

Presenter: Mrs. Aarum Youn-Heil

 

Ace Your Tests and Final Exams

Students who attend this one-hour workshop will learn about self-care and develop strategies to prepare for tests and final examsSpecifically, students will learn to: 1) better predict and prepare for difficult test questions, 2) practice problems under test-like conditions, and 3) use the syllabus to get in sync with their professors.

October 21st from 4-5 p.m.

Presenter: Mrs. Maggie Blanton

 

Sticking It Out Through the Hard Times: Resilience During Changing Times

Join Dr. Biddle in a facilitated conversation about how the changing times are affecting UGA students while learning about the power of resilience to thrive in the current climate.

October 28th from 4 - 5 p.m.

Presenter: Dr. Wendy Biddle

 

Effective Writing Skills in College

In this workshop, you will learn the essentials of good collegiate writing, the proper formatting expected per discipline, and strategies for avoiding high frequency errors in college writing.

October 29th from 4 - 5 p.m.

Presenter: Dr. Sayamon Singto

 

Having trouble with the Zoom link or need additional info? Please reach out to Rachel Pharr at rpharr@uga.edu

 

If you would like to request a specific workshop for your class or student organization, please click here to view a list of available workshops.