Workshop Schedule

Spring 2019 REDtalks Schedule


Using Social Media Strategically to Improve Your Career and Well-Being

In this REDtalk, you will learn several ways to use social media to further your career and improve your well-being by identifying goals and aligning your social media use with those objectives. You will create a personalized plan to use immediately to develop a beneficial online presence and make yourself appealing to future employers.

Presenter: Dr. Ken J. Ward, Assistant Professor of Communication
When: Monday, February 18, 2:00-2:45 pm
Where: Library, 6th floor


A Paralympic Athlete's Journey to Success

Hear how a Paralympic student athlete achieved personal and professional success. In this REDtalk, you will learn how to overcome obstacles and achieve your own goals for success.

Presenter: Ms. Jenny Mutz, Academic Advisor
When: Tuesday, March 5, 3:00-3:45 pm
Where: Library, 6th floor


Committed to Learning

Do you know why you are seeking a college degree? In this interactive REDtalk, you will gain awareness of your academic goals and understand the importance of commitment in higher education.

Presenter: Ms. Tanya Celestine, Academic Advisor
When: Wednesday, March 27, 1:00-1:45 pm
Where: Library, 6th floor


Finding the Fun: Turn Your Interests and Hobbies into Academic Projects

One stubborn misconception about higher education is that research and scholarship need to be over something that is academic, serious, and often boring; however, successful scholars turn their interests and hobbies into short and long-term projects. This REDtalk will consider ways to discover and cultivate interests, conduct research, find mentors, and create engaging academic projects.

Presenter: Ms. Sarah Ridley, Tutoring Services Coordinator
When: Thursday, April 18, 4:00-4:45 pm
Where: Library, 6th floor


Coping with Anxiety

This REDtalk will provide coping strategies, digital tools, and relaxation techniques that can be used for both prevention (before you feel anxiety) and intervention (when you feel anxiety). Attendees will learn to distinguish between fear, worry, and anxiety.

Presenter: Ms. Pamela Comer, Director of McNair Scholars
When: Tuesday, April 30, 1:00-1:45 pm
Where: Library, 6th floor