College of General Studies

News & Events

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.  

Test-Taking Skills Workshop
Wednesday, February 18
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.

Career Fair Preparation Workshop
Wednesday, February 11
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

Preparing for the Career Fair? Not sure what to expect? Come to the Career Fair Prep Workshop to learn the basics of working a fair to maximize your efforts. We will cover everything from preparation, to day of logistics, to proper follow-up.

Critical Reading Skills Workshop
Wednesday, February 4
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

Learn to read faster, increase comprehension, and strengthen your vocabulary - three skills that will help you succeed in all of your college courses.