College of General Studies

News & Events

Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) Testing
Monday, February 15 - Monday, February 22
(All day)
The McCarl Center Conference Room | 1429 Posvar Hall

Visit this link to view time slots and register! cgs.pitt.edu/CAAP

Register for Summer Sessions
summer.pitt.edu

Read with a Plan: A Workshop on Effective Reading Strategies
Thursday, February 4
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success | 1400 Posvar Hall

Adam Robinson will discuss reading strategies that will increase your comprehension and maybe even save you a little time.  Bring questions for this interactive workshop.

CGS Monte Carlo Night!
Friday, January 29
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success | 1400 Posvar Hall

Is Time on Your Side? A Workshop on Time Management
Wednesday, January 27
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success | 1400 Posvar Hall

Adam Robinson will discuss ways to manage coursework and projects more effectively and efficiently while Jessica Sevcik will offer advice on how she balances several major commitments as a time pressed CGS student.  Bring your questions to this interactive workshop.

 


UHC Climate Change Lecture
Wednesday, January 27
4:00 pm
Alumni Hall | Connolly Ballroom

National Remembrance Day Roll Call 2015
Tuesday, November 10
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Heinz Memorial Chapel

 

Celebrate those who have served and are serving, and remember with gratitude those who gave all.

Commemorate Veteran’s Day with the University of Pittsburgh Office of Veterans Services (housed in the College of General Studies). During Roll Call, students at more than 30 schools across the country will participate in simultaneous recognition of our service members. 

The event will honor all Pennsylvania soldiers who have died while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan as their names are read and remembered, and a moment of silence will be observed at 2 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to send personal thank you notes to service members overseas.

Roll Call 2015

Polishing Your Paper: Editing for Style and Error
Monday, December 7
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

Nontraditional Student Success

MLA Style: An Introduction
Wednesday, December 2
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

Adam Robinson will discuss approaches to citing sources in MLA style that will both improve your writing and allow you to avoid plagiarism.  Adam encourages you to come with questions as well as examples from your writing that you don’t mind sharing with other attendees.

Nontraditional Student Success

Get it Together: Strategies for Organizing Your Writing
Monday, November 16
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

Discuss the features of an organized piece of writing.  Learn strategies for getting organized before and after you start writing.

Get it Together