College of General Studies

News & Events

Preparing for Finals Workshop / Test-Taking Strategies
Monday, April 1
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
McCarl Center

If interested in attending this workshop, please RSVP to Sherry Miller Brown at sbrown@pitt.edu or at 412-624-7683.

Math Anxiety 101 - The Basics
Monday, March 18
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
McCarl Center

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.

If interested in attending this workshop, please RSVP to Sherry Miller Brown at sbrown@pitt.edu or at 412-624-7683.

What Can I Do With A Major In Natural Sciences or Health Services?
Tuesday, March 5
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
McCarl Center

To RSVP for this event, please contact our career consultant Brianna McMeekin at bmm96@pitt.edu.

Note-Taking / Memory Skills
Tuesday, February 26
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
McCarl Center

If interested in attending this workshop, please RSVP to Sherry Miller Brown at sbrown@pitt.edu or at 412-624-7683.

Test Taking Skills Workshop
Thursday, February 21
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
McCarl Center

If interested in attending this workshop, please RSVP to Sherry Miller Brown at sbrown@pitt.edu or at 412-624-7683.

Note-Taking / Memory Skills
Wednesday, February 27
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
McCarl Center

If interested in attending this workshop, please RSVP to Sherry Miller Brown at sbrown@pitt.edu or at 412-624-7683.

Test Taking Skills Workshop
Wednesday, February 20
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
McCarl Center

If interested in attending this workshop, please RSVP to Sherry Miller Brown at sbrown@pitt.edu or at 412-624-7683.

Osher News Item

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College of General Studies alumnus wins national outstanding student award.

Jonas Caballero, a December 2010 graduate of the College of General Studies, has been chosen as the national Outstanding Continuing Education Student of the year for 2011 by the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA). Caballero will receive the award in March at the UPCEA National Conference in Portland, Oregon.

Caballero, who graduated from Pitt with a BA in media and professional communication and a BPhil in international and area studies from the University’s Honors College, currently is in the United Kingdom as a Fulbright Scholar. Caballero also previously received a Humanity in Action summer fellowship, among other awards.

The UPCEA, founded in 1915, is a national organization that is among the oldest college and university associations in the United States, and is the principal organization in the country for continuing higher education. The organization works to foster professional exchange and to create better understanding of the needs in these students. Membership includes both public and private accredited colleges and universities across the nation, as well as nonprofit organizations with a commitment to professional education.

New CGS Online Course for Fall 2012

Introduction to Cybercrime (ADMJ 1234) debuts as a CGS Online Course this fall.

More information for this new online course, Introduction to Cybercrime, ADMJ 1234 – 7510 (23659), for the fall 2012 semester (2131) is available on our course description page under the College of General Studies listings at www.courses.as.pitt.edu.