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Student Success Center

2015 Fall Semester Workshop Series

If you have any questions about the workshops, please contact the Student Success Center at 740.533.4596

 

Library Search and Rescue! An Overview of Your Ohio University Southern Library
You’ve heard of the Dewey Decimal System, but do you know the Library of Congress classification system? How about OhioLink? Find out about these things and many more at this workshop.
Presenter: Mary Stout, Library Director
Date and Time:
September 9, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Ironton, Collins Building 224
October 14, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Ironton, Collins Building 224

 

Strategies for Success:  Note Taking and Study Skills
This workshop will highlight strategies to ensure you’re prepared for test day and those pesky midterms and finals!
Presenter:  Tim Mollett, MA
Dates and Times: 
September 3, September 24, October 8, November 19 1:00PM-2:00PM Dingus Technology Center, Room 202 and Proctorville Center, Room 124 (via OULN)

 

Financial Aid Q&A
Do the terms FAFSA, SAP, and EFC confuse you? Are you intimidated by the financial aid application process? Then this workshop is for you!
Presenter: Jacki Adkins, Coordinator of Financial Aid and Scholarships
Dates and Times:
September 14, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM    Ironton, Collins Building 224
September 21, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM    Proctorville Center, Room 130
Air Force Career Workshop
If you have ever been curious about a career in the US Air Force, join us on this day to explore Air Force officer careers and the desired degree programs that lead to officer careers.
Presenter:  SSgt Jermaine Johnson
Date and Time: 
November 3, 1:00PM- 2:00PM     Ironton, Collins Building 224

 

An Introduction to Read and Write Gold
Read & Write Gold is a literacy software tool that can help students improve reading, writing, research, and study skills. Among its many features, RWG allows pages from a book or magazine to be scanned and read aloud by a computer.
Presenter: Teresa McKenzie, Accessibility Coordinator
Dates and Times:
September 17, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Dingus Technology Center, Room 202 and Proctorville Center, Room 124 (via OULN)

 

Managing Stress for Success
Are you already pulling your hair out over your research project or term paper?  This workshop will give you tips and strategies for dealing with spring semester pressures!
Presenter: David Nelson, MSW
Dates and Times:
October 5, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM    Proctorville Center, Room 130
October 6, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM     Ironton, Collins Building 224

 

Introduction to LinkedIn
Now that you are ready to graduate, are you ready to find a job? Do you need to network in your field? How do you connect with potential employers and co-workers? LinkedIn may be the answer.   Join us for this workshop so you can start your online professional presence and join a network to explore all the benefits of LinkedIn
 
*This is a hands-on workshop and will require you to create a LinkedIn account on the day of the workshop. Please bring a copy of your resume (if you have one).  Pre-registration is required.  Please call the Student Success Center at 740-533-4596 to register.
 
Presenter: Teresa McKenzie, Accessibility Coordinator
Date and Time:   February 26, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Ironton, Dingus Technology Center, Room 202 and Proctorville Center, Room 124 (via OULN)
     
Introduction to InterviewStream
InterviewStream is a program that can help you develop and refine your interview skills.  This workshop is useful for the soon-to-be graduate as well as those seeking employment as a student.
Presenter: Teresa McKenzie, Accessibility Coordinator
Dates and Times:
November 12, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Ironton, Dingus Technology Center, Room 202 and Proctorville Center, Room 124 (via OULN)     

 

Ohio Means Jobs-Lawrence County
Ohio Means Jobs serves both regional employers and job seekers.  For those seeking employment, this organization can assist you with resumes, applications, job leads, and the tools and connections to help you get the job you want.
*Pre-registration is required.  Please call the Student Success Center at 740-533-4596 to register.
Presenter: Teresa McKenzie, Accessibility Coordinator
Date and Time:
October 13, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Ironton, Collins Building 224
                             
“Don’t Forget to Breathe” – Overcoming Test Anxiety
This workshop will provide students with strategies to help them deal with test anxiety.
Presenter: David Nelson, MSW
Dates and Times:
October 26, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM  Proctorville Center, Room 130
October 27, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Ironton, Collins Building 224
 
Resume Workshop
In an effort to help prepare current Ohio University Southern students for the workforce, the Student Success Center will be providing an opportunity for students to participate in a Resume Clinic.
September 22, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM     Ironton, Collins Building 224 – Kristin Ferrell

October 20, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM          Ironton, Collins Building 224 – Aflac Representative
December 8, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM        Ironton, Collins Building 224 – Speaker TBA


 

Dress for Success
Learn what to wear and what not to wear to an interview. Also learn how to market yourself to a potential employer.
Presenter: Aflac Representative
Dates and Times: November 17, 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM, Ironton, Collins Building 224

 

Mock Interviewing
This workshop is helpful for soon-to-be graduates as well as those seeking employment as a student. It will help students develop and refine interview skills.
Presenter: Aflac Representative
Dates and Times: September 29, 1:00 PM, Ironton, Collins Building 224

 

If you have any questions, contact the Student Success Center at (740) 533-4596 or you may contact Tim Mollett at mollett@ohio.edu