Authors of Arms and the University Donald Downs, Alexander Meiklejohn Professor of Political Science, Law, and Journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Ilia Murtazashvili, Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, will be joined by leadership from both Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University’s ROTC programs and current Pitt students for an engaging discussion. Learn more.
Attend this informational seminar for a "refresher" on how to read your distributions of studies, use the course descriptions page, and search for classes in my.pitt.edu. An alternative session will be held on Thursday, March 20 from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Join the CGS Peer Mentors and members of the CGS Student Government in the Hillman Library for a “Library Skills Workshop,” delivered by members of the Hillman Library Staff. You will learn how you can make the library work for you! An alternative session will be held on Tuesday, March 4 from 5-6 p.m.
In honor of the spring 2014 graduating class, CGS will hold a Graduation Recognition Event for our graduates and their guests. Invitation letters and RSVP sheets have been mailed to spring graduates. RSVPs are due by March 20. Click here for more information about the event.
Learn to predict exam questions, develop an understanding of different test formats, and complete practice questions. One session is offered each day. To attend one or more of these free workshops, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feeling the stress of exams? Writing those papers leaving you anxious and tense? Well, join the College of General Studies Student Government and Peer Mentors for their Chillax stress reducing workshop. Free massages will be available for CGS students from 3 to 7 p.m., and a peer educator from Pitt’s Stress Free Zone will be available from 4 to 5 p.m. to teach you some stress reduction practices. Free snacks and stress balls will also be available to all who drop by, so please join us to de-stress with CGS!
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.
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 expectation, grad school options, and general tips to help students break into their field.
Every year students in the College of General Studies assume a number of leadership positions. They become members of the CGS Student Government and/or participate in various University Committees. They work as officers of student organizations and volunteer to be Peer Mentors for new students. This workshop will highlight the different CGS sudent leadership positions and the many opportunities that present themselves when students become engaged on campus. Free food provided.