The College of General Studies is looking for degree-seeking CGS students to participate in a liberal arts critical thinking assessment designed to measure our programs. The assessment is scheduled to take 40 minutes to complete. Multiple time-slots will be available Monday, November 3, 2014 through Saturday, November 15, 2014. Find the date, time, and location that works for you!
Participants will receive a $20 WePay cash card.
The first 150 participants will be entered for a chance to win a Kindle Fire. Participation is limited to degree-seeking CGS students.
The University of Pittsburgh has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.
The Military Friendly® Schools designation is awarded to the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation.
CGS and its associated units--the McCarl Center, the Office of Veterans Services, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute--have relocated to a new signature space on the first floor of Wesley W. Posvar Hall. And we invite you to stop by and check it out!
Friday, September 19, noon-2 p.m.
1400 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, 230 South Bouquet Street
New students can get off to a good start by developing strong academic habits early. This workshop will highlight seven strategic steps that students can follow to reach their academic goals, enrich their college experience, and succeed at the University. The workshop is free. RSVP to email@example.com.
An alternate session will be held on Saturday, September 6 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
In our fast-paced world of competing priorities—school, family, work, and more—time management skills are essential. This workshop provides tools for successful and realistic planning, strategies to make the most of your limited time, and easy solutions for tracking how your time is spent. The workshop is free. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
An alternate session will be held on Thursday, September 11 from 4-5:30 p.m.
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.
There is no better way to connect with University resources than building relationships with the world-class faculty who teach your courses. This workshop will present strategies to help students develop more personal relationships with the faculty they encounter in their classes. This is a free workshop. An alternative session will be held on Tuesday, September 23 from 4-5:30 p.m. RSVP to email@example.com.
Thinking about coming to Pitt’s largest career fair but not sure what to expect? Then join us for the Career Fair Prep Workshop. We will cover logistics, provide a list of employers attending, and review elevator pitches and proper networking etiquette.
Veterans, military-affiliated students and alumni, and dependents and spouses of veterans are invited to:
Light refreshments will be served.
Join us for a networking social and barbeque! Enjoy free food, fun, and the first-ever CGS karaoke night in the new home of CGS and the McCarl Center. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, September 24.