Fall 2015 Workshops
If you have questions, please visit the TRiO Student Support Services office in the Smith Memorial Student Union building suite 425 or call 503-725-3815.
Workshops are held in the TRiO Student Support Services office in the Community Learning Space, suite 426 (room across from the front desk) unless stated otherwise.
Click http://goo.gl/forms/e2iIQM2ZBW to register for the November 23rd workshop.
|November 23||Campus Leadership Opportunities - Learn about on campus programs offering leadership training and opportunities, the benefits of participation, duties, expectations and responsibilities associated with each program||Monday||2pm-4pm||PSU's Orientation Leaders, Peer Mentors, Residence Life and Student Ambassadors|
Winter 2016 Workshops
|January 13||Reading Strategies - Learn about the different types of reading, how to activate your knowledge to engage more fully in your reading and to practice strategies for effective reading||Wednesday||11am-noon||Rosalyn Taylor, SSS Adviser|
|January 19||Timely Financial Aid Verification - Learn how to accurately accept your financial aid award, the timeframes from application to disbursement, the student resources fafsa.ed.gov, nslds.ed.gov, studentloans.gov and what to do if selected for verification||Tuesday||2pm-3:15pm||George Henry, PSU's Financial Aid Office|
|January 28||Resumes & Cover Letters - Learn about resume and cover letter basics, check out guides and samples for writing or improving your job search documents and get your job search questions answered||Thursday||1pm-3pm||Heidi Yu, Advising & Career Services|
|February 3||Internships - SEARCH for internships, NETWORK your way into an internship (or create your own), PREPARE for an internship, EARN CREDIT and USE PSU ADVISING and CAREER SERVICES (resume, cover letter, interview practice)||Wednesday||10am-noon||Jeanne Ellis, Advising & Career Services|
|February 18||Research & Mentor Opportunities - Learn about on & off campus research opportunities, understand the benefits of participating in research, learn programs that offer mentor opportunities on campus and gain knowledge about the various programs’ application process||Thursday||10am-11:15am||EXITO, LSAMP & McNair Scholars Program|
|February 23||How to Succeed in the School of Business Administration - learn about how to decide if a business degree is for you, about textbooks to access that are inexpensive, how to connect with instructors/professors and how to network to secure opportunities||Tuesday||2pm-3pm||Polina, Guzenko, SSS Student & Peer Outreach Mentor|
workshop to be held at the UBETS office, M322 Mezzanine in Smith building
Exit Counseling - learn how to repay and consolidate loans, find out about loan forgiveness, learn how to track loans and understand options if unable to repay debt
Timely Financial Aid Verification - Learn how to accurately accept your financial aid award, the timeframes from application to disbursement, the student resources fafsa.ed.gov, nslds.ed.gov, studentloans.gov and what to do if selected for verification
|Friday||1pm-2pm||George Henry, PSU's Financial Aid Office|