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  Upcoming Workshops & Events

How to Maximize the KSU Scholarship Application Process
and Develop a Winning Scholarship Essay

Scholarships can be a major supplement to your college costs! Attend
this workshop to learn the process and deadlines of applying for a KSU scholarship.  Even if eligible and deserving, you won't be competing equally with other applicants if you don't know how to writing a winning essay--scholarship essays are not written the same as a class paper. Get your questions answered by this KSU expert team.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015  from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Leadership Room
Presenters: Joni Malson, Assist. Director, Scholarships and Milya Hatfield, KSU Writing Center Coordinator

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How to Develop Killer Resume and Interview Skills

Learn how to be more competitive in the job market. This workshop will give you the skills to market yourself in a tough economic environment.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Prillaman Hall 1105
Presenter: Amanda Long, Assistant Director of Experiential Education, Career Services Center

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Basic Research Skills for Undergraduate Research

Learn skills to become a successful undergraduate researcher.

  • Analyze topic and identify keywords, synonyms and related terms for the information needed in order to execute an effective and efficient search strategy.
  • Formulate and efficiently execute search strategies appropriate for the topic and information resource in order to find adequate sources.
  • Locate books, periodical articles, and other resources effectively in order to answer the research question.
  • Identify examples of source types.
  • Understand differences between popular and scholarly sources.
  • Identify that help from a reference librarian is available through a variety of methods if students need additional help.

Monday, February 23, 2015 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Student Center Room 261
Presenter: Rita Spisa

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Adjusting to College

First year freshman and transfer students sometimes struggle through their first year at college while adjusting to university life. While starting a big university like KSU, students can feel lost on campus. The diversity of student social life pulls students in many directions. Faculty can seem intimidating, and course demands may feel overwhelming. Learn some skills to cope with transitioning to college for success.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Student Center Room 261
Presenter: Andre Griggs, MA, LPC, NCC

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Ethical Decision-Making for Corporate Environments

It is becoming increasing important for leaders to have training on ethical decision-making. Join us for a seminar discussion on how to navigate ethical decision making in the corporate arena.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Clendenin Room 1009
Presenter: Bob Wise

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Volunteers: Community Movers and Shakers

Learn about how you can become active in your community and make a difference. Learn about a variety of volunteer options that is open to you. Become a community leader and market your cause.

Thursday, March 12 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Clendenin Room 1009
Presenter: Dawn Edwards

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Thought Power for Coping and Success

Do you struggle with test taking anxiety? Do you often procrastinate on studying for your academic assignments? Would you like to learn better time management skills? Join Dr. Chuck Aust for a lively discussion on best practices for improving exam performance. Dr. Aust is a communication professor at KSU with areas of interests including emotions, mass media, and media literacy.

Tuesday, March 17th 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Student Center Room 261
Presenter: Dr. Chuck Aust

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Job Search Strategies and How to Work a Career Fair

Learn about successful job search strategies and how to get call backs from career fairs.

Thursday, March 19 from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Prillaman Hall 1105
Presenter: Amanda Long

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International Experiences Dinner and Panel

Don’t assume your responsibilities and financial situation prohibits you from earning Education Abroad class credits. Adding global experience to your resume can significantly affect your job opportunities in addition to expanding your world view.  Come learn about opportunities available to KSU students, including the process, financial aid, passports, and more. Join us for a free dinner and discussion with adult learner students who will share their Education Abroad experiences. Co-sponsored by Adult Learner Student Organization, the Division of Global Affairs and Adult Learner Programs.

Thursday, April 2, 2015  from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Prillaman Bldg., HS 1001 Indoor Plaza

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Family Fun Day at KSU

KSU alumni, students, faculty and staff, their families and surrounding communities are invited to gather on the Campus Green for a free, fun day of music, games, food and prizes. Be a part of the action! RSOs,
sign up for a table and tout your own horn; campus departments,
highlight your resources; non-profits, inform about available resources; community businesses, excellent PR outreach opportunity. Sponsors: KSU Adult Learner Programs, Alumni Association, Sports & Recreation and University Events.

Saturday, April 18, 2015  from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Campus Green

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