Workshops Calendar

Academic support workshops are offered both online and onsite throughout the state of New York. When you select one of the tabs below, you will go immediately to the current schedule for the onsite and online workshops. Please follow the directions on each tab to how to attend the workshop(s) you are interested in.

Any questions? Contact a Director of Academic Support near you.

Onsite at College Locations

NOTE: If you do not see the college location where you study listed on this page, please contact your local director of academic support (DAS) for information about workshops available to you.

Online Workshops

The workshops listed below are offered online in our virtual classroom at http://bit.ly/academicsupportworkshops.  

All times shown are Eastern Time (E.T.).

Workshop TitleDescriptionSpring 1Spring 2
Managing Yourself as a Successful Student This workshop provides you with some practical tips and strategies for how to effectively organize yourself and your time. You will also learn how to maximize your study strategies and tailor them to your individual learning needs. Monday, Jan. 26
6-7 p.m.
Kate Stockton
Daniel McCrea
Thursday, March 12
1
2-1 p.m.
Lisa D’Adamo-Weinstein
Mildred VanBergen
Academic Support:
Who To/ How To
This workshop provides you with an overview of key contact people and academic support resources and services available to undergraduate and graduate students across the New York state and online. Wednesday, Feb. 4
6-7 p.m.
Daniel McCrea
Lisa D’Adamo-Weinstein
Friday, March 6
12-1 p.m.
Daniel McCrea
Lisa D’Adamo-Weinstein
Reading for Results This workshop will familiarize you with a reading strategy and notetaking system designed to help you with common college reading challenges. Monday, Feb. 9
12-1 p.m.
Seana Logsdon
Mildred VanBergen
Wednesday, April 1
6-7 p.m.
Seana Logsdon
The Psychology of Action: Overcoming Procrastination This workshop will teach you how to manage your time and overcome procrastination. Wednesday, Feb. 18
6-7 p.m.
Daniel McCrea
Monday, April 6
6-7 p.m.
Daniel McCrea
Writing College Papers: What’s It All About? This workshop will review the basics of writing the college essay. Dust off the cobwebs around what you may, or may not, remember about academic writing. This workshop will be an excellent, quick refresher on writing basics! Monday, Feb.23
12-1 p.m.
Aimee Woznick
Carolyn Wilsey
Thursday, April 16
6-7 p.m.
Mildred VanBergen
Carolyn Wilsey
Wednesday, Feb. 25
6-7 p.m.
Brett Sherman
Kate Stockton
Friday, April 17
12-1 p.m.
Aimee Woznick
Carolyn Wilsey
Mindset at Midterm This workshop will assist you in identifying your mindsets about success and how you think about success can affect your success in college. Wednesday, March 4
12-1 p.m.
Daniel McCrea
Mildred VanBergen
Wednesday, April 22
12-1 p.m.
Daniel McCrea
Sarah Spence-Staulters
Research and Citing Sources Made Easy This workshop introduces you to the basics of good academic research, how to incorporate that research into your papers/projects and show you different tools to help you cite your resources properly and avoid plagiarism. Wednesday, March 25
6-7 p.m.
Lisa D’Adamo-Weinstein
Kate Stockton
Wednesday, May 13
6-7 p.m.
Lisa D’Adamo-Weinstein
Kate Stockton
Summarizing and Paraphrasing This workshop shows you how summarizing and paraphrasing are essential skills for academic writing. Learn strategies for summarizing and paraphrasing effectively and efficiently to maximize understanding and avoid plagiarism. Monday, March 30
6-7 p.m.
Brett Sherman
Carolyn Wilsey
Monday, May 18
6-7 p.m.
Brett Sherman
Carolyn Wilsey
Stress Management This workshop will help you learn about your own stress responses and how to minimize stress in your life. Wednesday, April 8
6-7 p.m.
Dan McCrea
Sarah Spence-Staulters
Tuesday, May 26
12-1 p.m.
Dan McCrea
Sarah Spence-Staulters

Any questions? Contact a Director of Academic Support near you:

Tips for First-time Users

Follow this link to access the Academic Support web conferencing "room": http://bit.ly/academicsupportworkshops

Please log in ahead of time to make sure you can get in without any problem.

You can access the online workshops via a computer, smartphone or tablet.

On a Computer or Laptop

  • Put the web conference “room” address - http://bit.ly/academicsupportworkshops - into your web browser.
  • At the login prompt, type your first and last name and hit Enter.
  • Java will load.
  • When prompted to run Blackboard Collaborate, click "run."
  • Select the connection speed and you’re in!

On a Smartphone or Tablet

  • Download the free application “Blackboard Collaborate” from your app store.
  • Follow the directions on screen and, when prompted, use the web conferencing "room": http://bit.ly/academicsupportworkshops.