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Coordinator: Theresa Nicolay
Email: tnicolay@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8147

CAE Workshop Schedule

Effective Resume Writing Workshop

Mon., February 22, 2016 at 6:00 PM
Have a resume you are looking to improve? Advance your resume writing through examining samples, identifying errors, structuring active voice descriptions, and elaborating on experiences. Please RSVP for the workshop by emailing the Career Center at career@sjfc.edu or sign-up in CareerZone.

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Anxiety Management (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Tue., February 23, 2016 at 12:30 PM
This workshop will focus on how to identify anxiety-provoking thoughts and make changes to more helpful thoughts. You will also learn skills for managing panic attacks. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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Math Skills Assessment Workshop (Level D)

Wed., February 24, 2016 at 5:00 PM
Do you need to brush up on logarithms and piece-wise functions so you can pass the Math Skills Assessment for your calculus class? Come to this workshop to review. Topics covered will include solving exponential equations, properties of logarithms, and simplifying rational expressions. NOTE: It is strongly recommended that you attempt the Level D review packet [pdf] before coming to this workshop. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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Summarizing and Annotating Scholarship (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Wed., February 24, 2016 at 5:00 PM
This workshop will guide you through summarizing, annotating, and comprehending scholarly sources so that you can successfully incorporate them into your papers. RW 199 students are especially encouraged to attend this workshop. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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Choosing Scholarly Sources (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Thu., February 25, 2016 at 12:30 PM
All information is not created equal. During the publishing cycle, scholarly information goes through intense scrutiny. Understanding the ins and outs of scholarly publishing allows the researcher to select appropriate material that is peer reviewed/refereed. In this workshop, you’ll learn what constitutes scholarliness and how to find scholarly sources. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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Healthy Lifestyle Workshop (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Tue., March 08, 2016 at 12:30 PM
This workshop will focus on tips for structuring a healthy lifestyle, including sleep hygiene, dietary tips, activity recommendations, and social outlets to relieve stress. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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Finding Legal Resources (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Wed., March 09, 2016 at 5:00 PM
Almost any research topic can be explored and enhanced through the lens of laws and regulations; however, legal information can be the most challenging to find. This workshop will instruct students on the basics of legal research using the library’s resources as well as freely available government websites. Learn how to quickly find legislative, regulatory, and judicial information. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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Incorporating Sources the MLA Way (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Thu., March 10, 2016 at 12:30 PM
This workshop will cover techniques for introducing and blending source material into your MLA-style papers. It will also address strategies for the prevention of inadvertent plagiarism. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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Getting the Most From a Career Fair

Mon., March 14, 2016 at 5:00 PM
Your attendance and participation at a career fair can lead to a job or internship offer. To get the most out of a career fair you need to do more than just show up. You need to be prepared by researching companies in advance, anticipating your approach and knowing how to follow up. You can walk away with a company give-a-way (i.e. stress ball) or you can walk away with a job lead. Open to all majors and class years. Please RSVP for the workshop by emailing the Career Center at career@sjfc.edu or sign-up in CareerZone.

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Writing for the Social Sciences (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Tue., March 15, 2016 at 12:30 PM
This workshop will review the elements of an APA style paper. Topics will include abstracts, literature reviews, heading levels, APA writing style, manuscript structure and content, differences between an abstract and lit review, integration of source material. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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