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Coordinator: Theresa Nicolay
Phone: (585) 385-8147

CAE Workshop Schedule

Coping with Grammar (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Thu., March 26, 2015 at 12:30 PM
Confused by commas? Wracking your brains over run-ons? Fatigued by fragments? This workshop is designed to take the mystery out of some of the most common sentence-level errors that students make. Participants in this workshop are encouraged to bring examples of their own work; however, sample sentences will be provided.

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Research Poster Design (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Tue., March 31, 2015 at 12:30 PM
Presenting a research poster for an RW, a capstone, or Science Scholars? During this workshop, you'll learn how to make your presentation stand out, then spend hands-on time building your poster.

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Managing Time, Managing Stress (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Mon., April 06, 2015 at 5:00 PM
In this workshop you'll learn about managing your time before you feel stressed. Changing the way you think about your workload will improve your ability to manage it.

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Writing a Literature Review (CAE Graduate Student Workshop)

Wed., April 08, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Whether writing a research paper or a dissertation, literature reviews help to explain and synthesize important texts for the writing project, allow the writer to get a broader picture of the sources, and provide readers with a context for the research. From getting oriented to completing this portion of the research project, this workshop will walk you through the process of writing a literature review while highlighting key features along the way.

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Effective Resume Writing (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Thu., April 09, 2015 at 12:30 PM
Have a resume that needs to be revised or updated? Improve the effectiveness and readability of your resume with some tips on how to organize content, utilize space and ways to approach describing your experiences.  Bring the most recent copy of your resume with you to the workshop. Please RSVP for the workshop by emailing the Career Center at or sign-up in CareerZone.

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Make the Most of Your Summer (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Mon., April 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Find out how you can maximize your summer by learning more about your career field of interest. This workshop focuses on ways you can gain knowledge and experience over the summer to help you achieve your career goals. Please RSVP for the workshop by emailing the Career Center at or sign-up in CareerZone.

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Study Skills for the Final Stretch (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Wed., April 22, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Overwhelmed by the end of the semester rush to the finish line? This workshop will help you plan your work and work your plan. Participants will learn ways to make the most of time available, develop strategies to calm and focus the mind, and increase memory by taking notes while studying.

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