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Networking 101

Learn the value of networking during all stages of career development. Gather insight and strategies for networking in person and online. Practice introducing yourself to a contact or employer and discuss ways to differentiate your application and personal brand. Let’s grow your network!

Wed. Oct 05, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Mary Cannon, MS.Ed. - Certified Career Coach and Business Career Advisor, Career Design Center
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: REQUIRED WORKSHOP

Competencies:

NACE: Career Management NACE: Critical Thinking/Problem Solving NACE: Global/Intercultural Fluency NACE: Oral/Written Communications NACE: Teamwork/Collaboration

-1/50 seats remaining

Self-Care Strategies for Fall Break

Fall Break is coming up and it’s an excellent time to reset and take time to practice new self-care strategies to take with you into the second half of the semester. This workshop will examine what self-care is (and isn’t) and we will engage in dialogue about how the seemingly simple act of caring for yourself consistently can be deceptively difficult! We will also explore different self-care styles and create personalized self-care wheels.

Wed. Oct 05, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
Laura Swanson, LCSW - Staff Counselor/Wellbeing Coordinator, Lauderdale Counseling Services
Series: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

21/25 seats remaining

Practicing and Applying Relational Leadership

Dr. Susan Komives defined the relational model of leadership as a relational process of people together, attempting to accomplish change or make a difference to benefit the common good. This leadership model values being ethical and inclusive. This model also acknowledges the diverse talents of group members and trusts the process to bring good thinking to the socially responsible changes group members agree they want to work toward. This workshop will provide a brief introduction to the concept of relational leadership, offers examples of relational leaders, and provides strategies for honing your relational leadership practices.

Wed. Oct 05, 2022
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service

10/15 seats remaining

Self Defense Education

Come learn the basics of self-defense! Given the physical and active nature of this workshop, please come to the workshop wearing comfortable clothing and shoes.

Wed. Oct 05, 2022
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
Officer Erik Petersen - Police Officer, University Police Department
Series: UPD Life Skills Series

15/15 seats remaining

Time Management

As an involved and active student, it can be challenging to fulfill the responsibilities of both the "student" and the "leader" parts of your life! This session, facilitated by an active student leader, will provide tips and strategies on reconfiguring your time to effectively balance your academic, social, and leadership lives.

Thu. Oct 06, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
GOLD Leader Mentor Staff
Series: Weeks of Welcome!

13/15 seats remaining

Listening Skills

How do "good listeners" help others feel heard and understood? What qualities contribute to effective listening? This workshop will teach basic listening techniques by providing participants with the opportunity both to learn and to practice new skills.

Thu. Oct 06, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service
Series: Weeks of Welcome!

9/10 seats remaining

Study Better Using Metacognition

Were you one of those students who rarely studied in high school? Often, students come to Geneseo unsure about what studying actually IS, especially good studying! This workshop will help you to understand how to develop a growth mindset, what makes for good learning, and how to apply that knowledge in specific study techniques for different subjects.

Thu. Oct 06, 2022
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual Workshop: A link to this workshop will appear 15-minutes prior to the start of this workshop.

Instructor(s):
Leah Houk, M.A., C.A.S - Academic Advisor, Office of Academic Planning & Advising
Series: Onyx Academic Success Series

9/25 seats remaining

Developing Inter-Group Relationships

Having the ability to interact with people of different backgrounds is a process. It depends on our awareness and comfort level with diverse groups. This workshop will examine our relationships with individuals different from ourselves. The workshop is designed to help individuals explore their own perceptions, experiences, and comfort level with diverse groups through an eye-opening activity. Ultimately, individuals will gain some insight into their own ways of thinking and can begin to apply what they've uncovered to future interactions with other groups and individuals. This workshop is required for the Equity-Minded Leadership Certificate and an option for the Career Leadership Management Certificate.

Thu. Oct 06, 2022
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Virtual Workshop: A link to this workshop will appear 15-minutes prior to the start of this workshop.

Instructor(s):
robbie routenberg - Chief Diversity Officer

13/20 seats remaining

Introduction to Resumes

Tell a unique, compelling story through a well-written resume. Understand the components of a resume, effective guidelines, and contemporary recruitment strategies to create a resume that gets results.

Wed. Oct 12, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Mary Cannon, MS.Ed. - Certified Career Coach and Business Career Advisor, Career Design Center
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: REQUIRED WORKSHOP

Competencies:

NACE: Critical Thinking/Problem Solving NACE: Global/Intercultural Fluency NACE: Oral/Written Communications

1/50 seats remaining

Leadership Styles

Each individual has a leadership style that he/she prefers to use and to follow. It is valuable to recognize that different situations call for different leadership styles. In this interactive workshop you will learn about different leadership styles and you will review some of the effective uses of these leadership styles.

Wed. Oct 12, 2022
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service
Series: Weeks of Welcome!

11/15 seats remaining

Team Building

Team Building is critical to the success of any group that must work together. This session will cover the appropriate sequencing of activities and some basic tools for developing and enhancing teamwork. This workshop is an active learning session.

Wed. Oct 12, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
GOLD Leader Mentor Staff
Series: Weeks of Welcome!

15/15 seats remaining

Leadership Concepts

Everyone has an opinion about leaders and what constitutes effective leadership. Everyone can be a leader and most of us will be called upon to lead at one time or another. Start or continue your leadership journey with this introductory session to the GOLD program and to the fascinating world of leadership concepts, myths, and possibilities. Within this highly interactive workshop, participants will engage in a variety of activities ranging from self-reflection on what leadership means to identifying with leadership philosophies of historical as well as contemporary leaders. The instructor will explain the nature and purpose of the GOLD program, the requirements for completion of the various certificates, and will guide participants through a foundational understanding of leadership.

Thu. Oct 13, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: APPROVED ELECTIVE WORKSHOP , Weeks of Welcome!

19/25 seats remaining

Design Thinking: Framing Your Design

This second workshop of the Design Thinking series will take a focused look at one of the important steps of design creation: centering your design in the desires and capabilities of your users.

Thu. Oct 13, 2022
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
GOLD Leadership Center, College Union, Room 114

Instructor(s):
Jocelyn Haines - GOLD Leader Mentor & FSA Co-Chair
Series: Design Thinking

20/20 seats remaining

LinkedIn, Creating a Professional Profile

Harness the full potential of LinkedIn! Participants will learn how to maximize the platform to articulate their personal brand, build their network, and learn from industry experts. Best practices to create a profile that gets results and insider’s tips will be shared, ensuring even the most advanced users the opportunity to learn something new!

Fri. Oct 14, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Mary Cannon, MS.Ed. - Certified Career Coach and Business Career Advisor, Career Design Center
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: REQUIRED WORKSHOP

Competencies:

NACE: Career Management NACE: Critical Thinking/Problem Solving NACE: Global/Intercultural Fluency NACE: Oral/Written Communications NACE: Teamwork/Collaboration

0/50 seats remaining

Public Service Panel

Thinking about a gap year?  Come to the public service panel to learn about service-oriented programs such as AmeriCorps/VISTA, Peace Corps, and Fellowships.   Opportunities through the Center for Community will also be discussed.  

Panelists include:

  • Garth Freeman, Program Coordinator for Rochester AmeriCorps
  • Dr. Michael Mills, Director of National Fellowships and Scholarships
  • Mackenzie DeRider,  Interim Director of Student Volunteerism & Community Engagement  

  For more information, contact Rob DiCarlo at dicarlo@geneseo.edu   

Mon. Oct 17, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Rob DiCarlo, M.P.A - Associate Director of Career Design Center

30/30 seats remaining

Time Management

As an involved and active student, it can be challenging to fulfill the responsibilities of both the "student" and the "leader" parts of your life! This session, facilitated by an active student leader, will provide tips and strategies on reconfiguring your time to effectively balance your academic, social, and leadership lives.

Mon. Oct 17, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
GOLD Leader Mentor Staff
Series: Weeks of Welcome!

15/15 seats remaining

Obtaining Civil Service Employment with State and Local Agencies

This workshop will provide insight and guidance in seeking employment with state and local governments.

Mon. Oct 17, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
Officer Christopher LoPiano - Police Officer, University Police Department
Series: UPD Life Skills Series

20/20 seats remaining

Conquering Procrastination

“I’ll do it later.” “I’ve got time!” “I’ll pull an all-nighter!” Does this sound familiar? Come to this workshop to gain insights into why you procrastinate (there are lots of reasons) and what you can do about it- before it gets too late in the semester!

Tue. Oct 18, 2022
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Virtual Workshop: A link to this workshop will appear 15-minutes prior to the start of this workshop.

Instructor(s):
Leah Houk, M.A., C.A.S - Academic Advisor, Office of Academic Planning & Advising
Series: Onyx Academic Success Series

13/25 seats remaining

Listening Skills

How do "good listeners" help others feel heard and understood? What qualities contribute to effective listening? This workshop will teach basic listening techniques by providing participants with the opportunity both to learn and to practice new skills.

Tue. Oct 18, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service
Series: Weeks of Welcome!

5/10 seats remaining

Unpacking Portrayals of Sustainability

This workshop will offer students a critical perspective on how sustainability issues are portrayed in our culture by scientists, politicians, activist groups, the media and more. How do these differing portrayals influence the way the general public sees sustainability? What has changed in public opinion about sustainability since the first Earth Day and why? When leaving the workshop students will understand how to look for bias in sustainability sources, and where to go for the best sustainability news.

Tue. Oct 18, 2022
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Dan DeZarn, M.F.A - Director of Sustainability

12/20 seats remaining

Running Effective Meetings

Effective and efficient meetings will keep your organization on track and encourage your members to keep coming back. This program will provide tips on setting the agenda, meeting procedures, interacting with participants, and following up.

Wed. Oct 19, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service

14/15 seats remaining

Recycling is NOT a Solution

The recycling industry has been fooling us for years. Come to learn about the false solution of recycling, the people it affects, and discuss our thoughts on how to solve this problem.

Wed. Oct 19, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
GOLD Leadership Center, College Union, Room 114

Instructor(s):
Liz Klosko - Sustainability Design Challenge Coordinator Intern, Office of Sustainability

22/25 seats remaining

Career Exploration

Participants will be introduced to a variety of valuable career planning resources to assist with self-exploration, educational exploration, and career exploration. Academic choices, career exploration, and even decision making becomes easier and more successful as one’s self-knowledge of their interests, values, skills, and abilities increases. The presenter will also introduce “intentional engagement” and share that career planning is a flexible, cyclical process and there are many paths to achieve success over time.

Thu. Oct 20, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Heather Morens, M.S. - Career Coach, Career Design Center
Mary Cannon, MS.Ed. - Certified Career Coach and Business Career Advisor, Career Design Center
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: REQUIRED WORKSHOP

Competencies:

NACE: Digital Technology NACE: Global/Intercultural Fluency

8/50 seats remaining

Practicing and Applying Relational Leadership

Dr. Susan Komives defined the relational model of leadership as a relational process of people together, attempting to accomplish change or make a difference to benefit the common good. This leadership model values being ethical and inclusive. This model also acknowledges the diverse talents of group members and trusts the process to bring good thinking to the socially responsible changes group members agree they want to work toward. This workshop will provide a brief introduction to the concept of relational leadership, offers examples of relational leaders, and provides strategies for honing your relational leadership practices.

Thu. Oct 20, 2022
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service

15/15 seats remaining

Design Thinking: Putting Your Design into Action

This third workshop in the Design Thinking series will look at how you can move your design from paper to implementation and create a plan to monitor its progress in order to get valuable feedback.

Thu. Oct 20, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
GOLD Leadership Center, College Union, Room 114

Instructor(s):
Jocelyn Haines - GOLD Leader Mentor & FSA Co-Chair
Series: Design Thinking

19/20 seats remaining

LinkedIn, Creating a Professional Profile

Harness the full potential of LinkedIn! Participants will learn how to maximize the platform to articulate their personal brand, build their network, and learn from industry experts. Best practices to create a profile that gets results and insider’s tips will be shared, ensuring even the most advanced users the opportunity to learn something new!

Mon. Oct 24, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Mary Cannon, MS.Ed. - Certified Career Coach and Business Career Advisor, Career Design Center
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: REQUIRED WORKSHOP

Competencies:

NACE: Career Management NACE: Critical Thinking/Problem Solving NACE: Global/Intercultural Fluency NACE: Oral/Written Communications NACE: Teamwork/Collaboration

1/50 seats remaining

History of Leadership

This required workshop for the Gold level of the Leadership Certificate Program will provide participants with a review of the history of leadership theories and concepts. This session is limited to students planning to complete the Gold Certificate in the current semester. This required workshop is crucial to the overall Gold Certificate because it provides basic knowledge that will be useful when participants prepare their final papers. Participants learn about sixteen different historical perspectives on leadership during the workshop. Participants will also be encouraged to attend workshops that focus on individual theories of leadership in the future.

Mon. Oct 24, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service

8/10 seats remaining

Team Building

Team Building is critical to the success of any group that must work together. This session will cover the appropriate sequencing of activities and some basic tools for developing and enhancing teamwork. This workshop is an active learning session.

Mon. Oct 24, 2022
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
GOLD Leader Mentor Staff
Series: Weeks of Welcome!

13/15 seats remaining

Allyship in the Business World

In this Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)-focused Professional Development workshop, you will develop an understanding of new concepts, terms, and issues that can be practically applied in the field of business. 

This workshop satisfies the DEI elective requirement for the School of Business Professional Development Certificate Program.

Mon. Oct 24, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
GOLD Leadership Center, College Union, Room 114

Instructor(s):
Charlotte Wade, M.A. - Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs for LGBTQ+ Life
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: APPROVED DEI ELECTIVE WORKSHOP

30/30 seats remaining

Equity vs. Equality

Equity and equality seem like they are interchangeable concepts but they are actually distinct from each other. In this workshop, you will develop an understanding of these two terms and how they play into becoming a better ally and developing fair and equitable environments for all. This is a required workshop for the Equity-Minded Leadership Certificate that satisfies the Allyship in Action requirement.

Tue. Oct 25, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
robbie routenberg - Chief Diversity Officer

19/20 seats remaining