Spring 2017 Commit to Success Workshops:

All workshops will be held in the Multicultural Student Services Office, located on north campus in 107 Lucas Hall.

Knowledge Drops: “Be in the Know-
Important Lessons for Every Triton”

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 — 11am


Dr. D’Andre Braddix will provide an informative
workshop on your role as a student and commitment
to adhere to the University Student Conduct Code
rules and Regulations. In addition, Campus Police
and Student Social Services will provide you with survival tips.


Frosty Friday’s (Welcome To College)

Friday, September 8, 2017 — 1pm


Come Connect with first-year students and discover
strategies that will help you be successful during
your first year of college. Discussion topics will range
from time-management to social and academic interactions. Meetings will be every other Friday, designed for first-year students.


“Help Me!” Tips and Tricks to Navigate Citation Styles

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 — 11am


With multiple course offerings and a host of faculty
members, writing styles and citation may seem to blend
together. If you feel lost amongst the APA, MLA, &
Chicago citation styles, then this workshop is for you!
Dr. Chris Schott will cover college essay expectations,
standard metrics for essay writing, and tips to improve your writing style.


“I have a major concern!”

Monday, September 18, 2017 — 12 pm


With a host of major and minor offerings, you may become overwhelmed by the courses in which to take
regarding your major or you may wish to switch your major. As major concerns are discussed in this workshop, a better glimpse will be provided regarding
what will work best for you and your educational path.

Knowledge Drops: Academic Integrity from the Faculty Perspective

Thursday, September 21, 2017 — 2 pm


Dr. Tanisha Stevens will cover the importance of academic
integrity in your professional development. Learn about ways of coping effectively with situations that might compromise your academic integrity.

Frosty Friday’s (Welcome To College)

Friday, September 22, 2017 — 1pm


Come Connect with first-year students and discover
strategies that will help you be successful during
your first year of college. Discussion topics will range
from time-management to social and academic interactions. Meetings will be every other Friday, designed for first-year students.


The Importance of an Interest Inventory

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 — 2pm


If you have ever considered the relationship between your
interests and hobbies and a potential career field, then this
workshop is for you! Career Services will conduct interest inventories to help you gauge your interests and tie them into a field of career interest for you!


Creating a Personal Power Statement

Thursday, October 5, 2017 — 11am


Moving into a career requires writing cover letters or personal
statements in which words tell the reader who you are. In this
workshop, you will learn strategies for creating a strong personal
power statement reflective of your skills, values, and character.

Frosty Friday’s (Welcome To College)

Friday, October 6, 2017 — 1pm


Come Connect with first-year students and discover
strategies that will help you be successful during
your first year of college. Discussion topics will range
from time-management to social and academic interactions. Meetings will be every other Friday, designed for first-year students.

Major Discovery Series: College of Business Administration 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 — 2pm


Come join the College of Business Administration to discuss changes that could affect you in your program and learn about opportunities offered through the department. If you are in this major or interested in switching programs or exploring your options then this session is designed for you!


How well do you know the Professional Etiquette rules?

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 — 11am


Professionalism is seldom taught, however remains an expectation within the classroom and workplace. This workshop will equip you with the tools you need in order to do your job well. You will learn what is expected of you in a professional setting and how to communicate with peers in a professional manner.

Frosty Friday’s (Welcome To College)

Friday, October 20, 2017 — 1pm


Come Connect with first-year students and discover
strategies that will help you be successful during
your first year of college. Discussion topics will range
from time-management to social and academic interactions. Meetings will be every other Friday, designed for first-year students.

Talk Like Ted Series

Wednesday, November 3, 2017 — 4pm


At any given time, 5% of the world’s population aged between 5 and 50, suffer from the fear of public speaking, also known as Glossophobia. Join us as we explore the power of speech! We will unpack techniques of storytelling, effective communication, and confidence. Learn to 
present like a pro!

Frosty Friday’s (Welcome To College)

Friday, November 3, 2017 — 1pm


Come Connect with first-year students and discover
strategies that will help you be successful during
your first year of college. Discussion topics will range
from time-management to social and academic interactions. Meetings will be every other Friday, designed for first-year students.


“Help Me!” Tips and Tricks to Navigate Citation Styles

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 — 2pm


With end-of-the-semester essays on the horizon,
this workshop will cover APA, MLA, and Chicago citations in great detail. With multiple course offerings and a host of faculty members, writing styles and citation may seem to blend together, but 
Dr. Chris Schott will put your worries at bay!


Creating Your Personal Board of Directors

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 — 3pm


As the saying goes, people drive business. 
With a focus on maintaining “good people” in organizations, Dr. Sean Chism will instruct you on how to surround yourself with good people, optimize your current network and cultivate 
your relationships to support your career and 
personal growth as you navigate your career 
path with purpose.

Major Discovery Series: School of Education

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 — 2pm


Come join the College of Education to discuss changes that could affect you in your program and learn about opportunities offered through the department. If you are in this major or interested in switching programs or exploring your options then this session is designed for you!

Frosty Friday’s (Welcome To College)

Friday, November 17, 2017 — 1pm


Come Connect with first-year students and discover
strategies that will help you be successful during
your first year of college. Discussion topics will range
from time-management to social and academic interactions. Meetings will be every other Friday, designed for first-year students. 

Relaxation! Not Frustration.

Monday, November 27, 2017 — 3pm


Does being annoyed get in the way of you 
doing your best in classes? Come to this “Frustration Management” workshop to learn techniques for redirecting your energy from frustration to class performance.

Talk Like Ted Series

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 — 4pm


At any given time, 5% of the world’s population aged between 5 and 50, suffer from the fear of public speaking, also known as Glossophobia. Join us as we explore the power of speech! We will unpack techniques of storytelling, effective communication, and confidence. Learn to 
present like a pro!

Frosty Friday’s (Welcome To College)

Friday, December 1, 2017 — 1pm


Come Connect with first-year students and discover
strategies that will help you be successful during
your first year of college. Discussion topics will range
from time-management to social and academic interactions. Meetings will be every other Friday, designed for first-year students.