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Coordinator: Theresa Nicolay
Email: tnicolay@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8147

CAE Workshop Schedule

Math Skills Assessment Workshop (Level B)

Tue., February 09, 2016 at 12:30 PM
Do you need to brush up on percentages and linear equations so you can pass the Math Skills Assessment for MSTI 130 or MATH 111? Come to this workshop to review. Topics covered will include solving linear equations, multiplying rational expressions, and operations on polynomials. NOTE: It is strongly recommended that you attempt the Level B Review packet [pdf] before coming to this workshop. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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Becoming Assertive (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Tue., February 09, 2016 at 12:30 PM
This workshop will teach you how to identify passive, aggressive, and assertive communication. You will leave with basic communication skills for expressing yourself effectively and advocating for your needs. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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Developing & Structuring Arguments (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Wed., February 10, 2016 at 5:00 PM
There is more to an argument than just stating an opinion: once you make a claim, you’ve got to support it. While every argument is different, there are some basic elements of argumentation that writers can use to compose persuasive discourse. Participants in this workshop will generate claims and reasons to support them. We’ll also consider the importance of counter arguments and see how they can be used to strengthen our own claims. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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Incorporating Source Material Into Your Paper (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Thu., February 11, 2016 at 12:30 PM
In this workshop we’ll discuss techniques for introducing and blending source material into your essays as well as techniques that prevent us from plagiarizing the work of others. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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Math Skills Assessment Workshop (Level A and Nursing)

Tue., February 16, 2016 at 12:30 PM
Do you need to brush up on percentages and fractions so you can pass the Math Skills Assessment for MATH 115 or Nursing? Come to this workshop to review. Topics covered will include solving linear equations, multiplying rational expressions and operations on polynomials. NOTE: It is strongly recommended that you attempt the Level A review packet [pdf] before coming to this workshop. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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Time for Relaxation (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Tue., February 16, 2016 at 12:30 PM
This workshop will provide you with a basic understanding of the benefits of a relaxation practice as part of your regular routine. It will also offer instruction on several possible relaxation skills you can practice. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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APA for Graduate Students: Common Questions (CAE Student Success Workshop)

Wed., February 17, 2016 at 6:00 PM
This workshop will cover the nuts and bolts of APA papers--details that demand more time to complete correctly than you might expect. Bring a paper that you are working on to review the proper format for headings, in-text source citations, references, and tables. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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Math Skills Assessment Workshop (Level C)

Thu., February 18, 2016 at 12:30 PM
Do you need to brush up on percentages and fractions so you can pass the Math Skills Assessment for MATH 112? Come to this workshop to review. Topics covered will include operations on polynomial expressions, solving exponential equations and finding the roots of an equation. NOTE: It is strongly recommended that you attempt the Level C review packet [pdf] before coming to this workshop. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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Etiquette Lunch

Thu., February 18, 2016 at 12:30 PM
You will learn and practice proper dining etiquette during a sit down lunch. It is common to use your dining skills for job interviews, meetings with a supervisor or clients, or in a networking session. Being knowledgeable and practiced will help you make a good impression by feeling confident and at ease in any situation. Space is limited and students must RSVP by contacting the Career Center or signing up through CareerZone. Registration fee is $5.00 cash, check, or credit card. Contact the Career Center at (585) 385-8050 or by email at career@sjfc.edu.

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Math Skills Assessment Workshop (Level B)

Mon., February 22, 2016 at 5:00 PM
Do you need to brush up on percentages and linear equations so you can pass the Math Skills Assessment for MSTI 130 or MATH 111? Come to this workshop to review. Topics covered will include solving linear equations, multiplying rational expressions, and operations on polynomials. NOTE: It is strongly recommended that you attempt the Level B Review packet [pdf] before coming to this workshop. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Nicolay at tnicolay@sjfc.edu.

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