Student Success Series Fall 2012

The Student Success Series (SSS) is provided every fall and spring semester to teach valuable skills for college success. The skills taught in these workshops provide students with practical skills they can use in their academic, personal, and professional lives. Attending Student Success Series workshops is also one of the requirements for students enrolled in USAO’s Leadership Academy.


 


Tuesday, September 11

Optimal resume: Developing Resumes and other Job Search Tools

USAO Career Services staff will introduce you to an innovative software program that guides you through the process of developing resumes, cover letters, portfolios, professional websites, and interview skills.

11:00am-12:00pm, Regents’ Room in Student Center

 

Money Management

Oklahoma Money Matters (OKMM) comes to the USAO campus to offer information, resources, and a variety of services to educate students about managing personal finances, saving, consumer credit, financial aid and student loan management.

6:00pm-7:00pm, Amphitheater in Davis Hall

 

Tuesday, September 18

Student Success/ Study Skills

Join the “People Skills Lady” Crystal Jonas as she provides the skills necessary to ace that next exam, as well as overall tips for college student success.

6:00pm-7:00pm, Amphitheater in Davis Hall

 

Tuesday, September 25

Cooking for College

Tired of eating Ramen noodles? Join us for some tips and recipes that are easy to try at home (yes, even in your residence hall) that are inexpensive and great for the busy college student.

11:00am-12:00pm, Regents’ Room in Student Center

 

Time Management

Engaging speaker Kelly Barnes visits the USAO campus to discuss valuable skills for managing the many tasks a college student is expected to juggle.

6:00pm-7:00pm, Amphitheater in Davis Hall

 

Tuesday, October 9

Preparing for Graduate School

Are you considering attending graduate or professional school?  This workshop will provide you basic information that will help you prepare for studies beyond USAO. 

Exploring:  What is graduate school?  How do I choose a school?

Preparing:  Timeline, Testing, Financial Aid

Applying:  Application, Personal Statement, Letter of Recommendation 

11:00am-12:00pm, Regents’ Room in Student Center

 

Tuesday, October 23

Dealing with Credit

For students getting their first credit card, or students who want to understand what it means to have a credit score, come to the “Dealing with Credit” workshop presented by Stillwater National Bank.

11:00am-12:00pm, Regents’ Room in Student Center

 

Tuesday, November 13

Interviewing Tips and Techniques

Learn how to put your best foot forward when interviewing for a job.  This workshop will provide you with essential information to provide you the confidence and skills to ace your interview.

11:00am-12:00pm, Regents’ Room in Student Center

 

Tuesday, November 27

Embracing Diversity

To finish off the fall Student Success Series, join us for an engaging discussion of the growing diversity on our college campuses, how it’s affecting all of us, and leave the room feeling warm and fuzzy through some end-of-semester bonding activities.

11:00am-12:00pm, Regents’ Room in Student Center