Mark your calendars: Upcoming workshops at the Walker Center for Academic Excellence

Mark your calendars: Upcoming workshops at the Walker Center for Academic Excellence

Hello students! One of the reasons we started this blog was to keep you in the know about all things Peirce College. As part of that, we’ll be sharing details here about upcoming events on campus, and spreading the word about programs and services offered at Peirce in hopes of keeping you all fully aware of the resources available to you.

On that note, there are a number of workshops on the calendar that are quickly approaching. Over the next month, the Walker Center for Academic Excellence will be hosting the following workshops, both on campus and online – and free!

On Campus Workshop:

Basic Power Point Skills
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 – 6 to 7 p.m. – Room 57
This workshop will teach you how to create simple but professional Power Point presentations for classes and the workplace.

Online Workshops:

The following workshops will be offered interactively through Talking Communities. Instructions for Talking Communities will be provided upon registration for the workshops.

Effective Study and Note-Taking Skills
Tuesday, November 24 or Thursday, December 3, 2009 – 6 to 7 p.m. – Online
Developing study and note-taking skills will improve your chances of success in college and in the job market. This interactive workshop will help you develop skills and techniques necessary for success.

Graduate School Preparation
Monday, November 16 or Wednesday, December 2, 2009 – 6 to 7 p.m. – Online
Are you considering graduate school but don’t know how to begin the process? Attend this workshop to learn how to research graduate programs, put together a complete application package, and access resources to help you.

You can get more info about the workshops by logging into the portal,, and clicking on the Student Services tab. You can also register for any of the workshops listed by contacting the Walker Center at 888.GO.PEIRCE, ext. 9251 or via e-mail at

The programs and services offered through the Walker Center are a great resource — use them! And if you have ideas for workshops or topics that you think are important to Peirce students, please feel free to share those suggestions with us! Ajeenah Nuriddin-Little, Manager of the Walker Center, is happy to hear your thoughts and feedback. You can reach her at

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