College of General Studies

News & Events

What Can I Do with a Major in Health Services?
Tuesday, April 7
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

A representative from the Office of Career Development and Placement Assistance will reveal careers pursued by recent graduates, potential job titles and employment areas applicable to the major, salary expectations, grad school options, and general tips to help students break into their field.

CGS Networking Reception
Wednesday, March 25
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

Join us for a networking opportunity with current CGS students, CGS Alumni, and representatives from local and national non-profits, corporations, and government agencies.

For more information about this event, contact Brianna McMeekin.

 

Preparing for Finals
Monday, March 30 - Thursday, April 2
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

Learn to predict exam questions, develop an understanding of different test formats and complete practice questions.

 

This workshop will be offered daily from Monday, March 30 through Thursday, April 2, 2015. Each workshop will take place in the McCarl Center from 4-5:30 p.m.

Math Anxiety 101: Tactics to Achieve Math Success
Monday, March 16
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

Math 101 is a workshop for anyone who needs to take a math course at Pitt, but is hesitant to enroll for any reason. Leave your calculators at home, but come and hear the discussion debunking common math myths. In addition, you will have the opportunity to meet the College of General Studies Math Tutor, Donna Rosenberger.

Register for Summer Sessions!

Get a head start on the fall term, finish gen ed requirements, take classes in your major, or pick up extra credits to graduate sooner! Learn more at www.summer.pitt.edu

CGS Spring Open House
Wednesday, March 18
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

CGS will be hosting a spring Open House for all prospective and current Pitt students. Join us to learn how our results-oriented majors and certificates can help you complete your degree, get the promotion you want, or prepare you for graduate school. Learn more about the event here

What Can I Do with a Major in Natural Sciences?
Tuesday, March 3
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

A representative from the Office of Career Development and Placement Assistance will reveal careers pursued by recent graduates, potential job titles and employment areas applicable to the major, salary expectations, grad school options, and general tips to help students break into their field.

Note-Taking & Memory Skills Workshop
Wednesday, February 25
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

Taking good notes helps develop strong memory skills. This workshop will provide strategies for recording and reviewing information to increase your ability to memorize important information. 

Note-Taking & Memory Skills Workshop
Tuesday, February 24
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

Taking good notes helps develop strong memory skills. This workshop will provide strategies for recording and reviewing information to increase your ability to memorize important information. 

Test-Taking Skills Workshop
Thursday, February 19
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

Gain the confidence you need to ace your next test. This workshop provides unique tactics that you can use while preparing for and taking tests.