Title V - HSI Program
Commitment to Latina/o Academic Success & Excellence (CLASE)
CLASE Workshop Descriptions and Calendar
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CLASE Workshop Description
Get Smarter, Go GRAD! Prepare for Graduate School.
Presenter: Marco Diaz, Grad Advisor). How to prepare for Graduate School.
Presenter: Jeff Williams. Financial Basics, Budgeting, Credit Cards, Debit Cards vs Credit Card, Identity Theft
DARS—Degree Audit Reporting System
Presenter: Ambar Alvarez Soto, Degree Advisor. What is a DARS: Generates a report showing student's progress in their chosen primary degree program; takes the "guesswork" out of selecting courses for future enrollment; provides consistent interpretation of degree requirements.
Intro to Library 101
Presenter: Vang Vang. How to find books and articles. Bring your topics for research papers/article reviews, and bring your questions.
Presenter: Isela Rodgers, Financial Aid Advisor. Deadlines, satisfactory academic progress, verification process, loans.
Building Your Professional Brand
Presenter: Betsy Hays.
Presenter: Otto Benavides. beginners, intermediate, and advanced.
Overcoming Personal and Academic Challenges
Presenter: Alfonso Padron, M.S. Perspectives from latina/o college students.
Renting and Housing Challenges
Presenter: Martin Luna
Learning Center Workshops
Steps to Academic Success - Time Management - Textbook Tactics - Exam Game Plan
Art of Relaxation - Memory and Concentration - Note Taking
EndNote: Software to manage your bibliographic Research
EndNoteWeb: Format references in APA, MLA
Advanced EndNote: Customize End Note
E-Books: 47,000 books, online access
Google for Researchers: Research
Artstor: Digital library of one million images
Web of Science: Science and Social Science Citation Index
SlideShare: Powerpoint Presentations
Citing Sources: Using Library Databases and Freeware to Create Citations
NOTE REGARDING CALENDAR WORKSHOPS: Workshop capacity is limited. If event details indicate that registration is recommended, please contact our office or call (559) 278-1612. Check back often . . . additional workshops will be provided throughout the semester.