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Calendar of Events

Spring 2018 Commit to Success Workshops:

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

Peace of Mind Online - G.O.A.L. 
Tuesday, January 30th at 4:00pm
An interactive workshop with tools and tips for success in online classes.
 
Procrastinating Until It’s Perfect: How to Overcome Anxiety and Get Stuff Done – Health & Counseling 
Monday, February 5th at 3:00pm
Counseling Services joins MSS to talk about how procrastination and perfectionism can keep you stuck in place and share tips you can use to overcome it.
 
Go Abroad with Study Abroad 
Thursday, February 15th at 3:00pm
Come learn about study abroad from recent participants.
 
Connect Your Career: Strategies for Social Media Success - Career Services 
Tuesday, February 20th at 2:00pm
What is your career brand, and how can social media support it? This workshop will discuss practical tips for leveraging LinkedIn and other online sites to convey a professional image to employers.
 
You can be a successful writer! 
Tuesday, February 27th at 12:00pm
Yes! You can be a successful writer in any class and Dr. Schott is going to give you the tools to accomplish this.

Maximizing Minors: Arts & Sciences  
Wednesday, February 28th at 3:00 pm
Give your major a boost by adding an academic minor and customize your academic journey.

Learning Styles 101
Thursday, March 1st at 11 am
The transition from high school to college can be a difficult process. Often times, we revert to strategies that we have used in high school to assist us with our college courses, not realizing that our professors will be holding us to a higher standard. This workshop will explore various study skills techniques that you can use to finish your semester strong.

Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Tuesday, March 6th at 11 am
Does your neck and shoulder hurt when you become anxious or stressed?  Your body’s natural response to anxiety and stress can be muscle tension.  Come learn techniques that can help you deal with stress and anxiety.

How To Thrive in Any Workplace
Thursday, March 8th at 3 pm
Join UMSL’s Human Resource team to learn key skills to land the job of your dreams and skills that demonstrate your ability to excel effectively.
 
Time Management is Life Management 
Thursday, March 15th at 11:30am 
Get more done in less time. Empower yourself with time management.

Building Self-Esteem
Friday, March 16th at 2:30pm
Insecurity and uncertainty about your abilities can stifle your learning and social experiences. This workshop will assist you with recognizing when negative thoughts creep into your head and how to deal with them.
 
Major Discovery Series: The School of Social Work   
Tuesday, March 20th at 3:00pm
Have you ever considered Social Work as a major or a minor? If so, then you should attend this workshop and learn more about all that the program has to offer.
 
Patience in the Age of Technology 
Friday, April 6th at 3:30pm
Did you know that the lack of patience could affect your aging process? Come learn how a little thing called “patience” can benefit you and your health.

Knowledge Drops: Recreation and Wellness Center
Wednesday, April 11th at 3pm
Did you know that you could join a group exercise class for “FREE” because you are a student? The benefits of exercise have been documented. Come learn what else the Recreation and Wellness Center has to offer.


Major Discovery Series: The College of Nursing  
Monday, April 23rd at 3:00pm
Come learn what the nursing program has to offer and the requirements for completion. Nursing students will discuss their journeys to inspire and encourage you.

Knowledge Drops: Disability Access Services
Thursday, April 26th at 12:30pm
Disability Access Services offers a myriad of services to students with visible and non-visible disabilities. Come learn of all the services that the office provides.