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.

EECU-Educational Employees

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.

Financial Aid

Presenter: Isela Rodgers, Financial Aid Advisor. Deadlines, satisfactory academic progress, verification process, loans.

Building Your Professional Brand

Presenter: Betsy Hays.

Computer Workshops

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

Library Workshops

NOTE: Registration is recommended—click to register

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.