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Expand your skills, get an internship, prepare for the Career Fair!
Tues. Sept. 3rd
Tutoring begins in the Ancell Commons
When: Monday – Thursday, 9 am to 9 pm & Friday, 9 am to 1 pm
Where: WSCB, Suite 433, in the Robert S. Young Library
For more info: staging.www.wcsu.edu/alc
To view the Fall 2019 Tutor Schedule: Tutor Schedule Fall 2019 V5
Please be sure to register or update your account with @wcsu.edu as username for our online scheduling portal MyWCOnline.
This helps you create appointments with some of our fantastic tutors in advance (we are welcoming 8 new peer tutors to the AC this Fall)!
Check out our website to see what services we offer. Including our latest, the Presentation Practice Center!
The Ancell Commons is still HIRING!
Looking for one or two more peer educators to tutor students this
Fall 2019 semester!
Benefits: We are looking to fill 2 time slots with great tutors! Wednesday evenings 5:30 to 9 pm and Thursday evenings 5:00 to 9:00 pm. More specifically seeking a Justice & Law Administration tutor. Earn good money, demonstrate leadership skills and help others!
Visit our online application page @ wcsu.edu/asb/learning-commons/ancell-commons-peer-ed-app
**Dillon, a former Ancell peer educator and Finance graduate (Spr19) said, “Being a peer educator taught me excellent leadership skills which not only helped me get my internship with RSM, but was a key factor in RSM’s decision to hire me full-time.”
Adobe Photoshop Workshop & First Meeting
sponsored by the Western Marketing Association
When: Tues, Sept. 10, 2019 at 5:30 pm
Where: Westside Campus Center, Room 212
Learn how to use the popular Adobe program that they don’t teach you in school! Taught by recent WCSU alum. Also earn a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card at this Interest Meeting.
For more information visit www.westernmarketingassociation.com
Ancell Day 2019!
When: Wed. Sept 11, 2019 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Where: South Plaza between the Westside Student Center and the dorms
Come for a free lunch and if you are early enough, a limited edition Ancell Leads t-shirt, 2019 long-sleeve! This is a great opportunity to connect to WCSU clubs and community.
For more information: please email Elise Budnick at firstname.lastname@example.org
CHECK OUT THE LATEST GAB AND GROW ISSUE!
The latest Gab n’ Grow podcast covers the topics of Living on Your Own and Getting to Know your Roommate: A Primer. Come listen to learn about some simple steps to beating the new and awkward with your very own Maribeth Griffin.
When: Friday, September 20, 8 am to 1 pm
Where: Midtown Campus, White Hall 127. *check-in area and introduction by President Clark
Why you should go – be apart of the 6th annual Western Day of Service where you can connect with your peers and WCSU community. Sign up now to volunteer with one of the many non-profit organizations in our community. Receive a free t-shirt and continental breakfast as well!
Visit and sign up here: wcsu.edu/community-service/western-day-of-service/
When: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 1 to 4 pm
Where: Westside Campus, O’Neill Center.
See which potential employers will be there this year: wcsu.edu/careersuccess/students-old/career-fair/
Why you should go – Use this event to scout out the territory, ask good questions and find out what it takes to get HIRED. Dress to impress for success! You can create a simple resume ahead of time using Optimal Resume builder and pass it out to potential employers!
Please contact the Career Success Center at email@example.com or at (203) 837-8263 so we can help you learn what you need to know to succeed.
When: Thursday, Sept. 5 through Thursday, Oct. 10 from 6 – 8:30 pm
Where: North Ballroom on the Westside Campus
*Free & open to the public
Every Thursday now through Oct. 10, the Western CT & Fairfield County chapter of SCORE ( the nation’s largest provider of free business mentoring and education) will be introducing new concepts to help small business owners and innovators thrive. Each two-and-half hour long session will have a lineup of expert speakers to help guide attendees towards personal plans for creating their own businesses.
The guest speakers and project coordinators provide attendees with plenty of thoughtful insight on taking the steps to create their own businesses. If you or someone you know has any interest in building a new business, you can register for the next workshop at: www.eventbrite.com/e/simple-steps-for-starting-your-own-business-tickets-66599479837 or access information from the first session, at https://www.score.org/.
To read more about how the first session went, simply visit WCSU’s The Echo: wcsuecho.org/2019/09/08/wcsu-hosts-first-of-series-of-entrepreneurial-workshops-presented-by-score/
Why you should go – thinking about starting your own business now or once you graduate? This is a FREE chance to get feedback from professionals and scale your business model. It is also an opportunity to network with experts in this field and other local business owners.
Career Success Center Information:
Western has a new job portal! Visit wcsu.joinhandshake.com/login to activate your account now.
Get yours today by visiting the Center on WS Campus Center, 3rd floor. Click here for more information!
The Accounting Society has several great meetings planned for Fall 2019!
The first meeting is next Thurs. Sept., 12th from 4:00- 5:00 pm
The Western Marketing Association has several events scheduled for Fall 2019. Including WordPress workshop on 9/24! Click here to visit their website for more details. Click here to see their new video!
EXCEL TRAINING RESOURCES:
Check out the Ancell Common’s list of training resources for Excel, including Microsoft Office Specialist Certification! For more information please see Elise Budnick or Gerri Kennedy at the Commons or click here.
Microsoft offers free training in the Office products. For Excel training click here: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/excel-for-windows-training-9bc05390-e94c-46af-a5b3-d7c22f6990bb
LinkedIn offers FREE training upon signing up for a free trial. Click here FMI: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/excel-2016-essential-trainin
MOS Certification – once your students are competent in Excel 2016, encourage them to earn MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) certification documenting their abilities. Certiport, the official Microsoft testing service, offers all the details on how to get certified. Click here or download the attached flyer.
Ed. Sept., 5, 2019