Events/Classes/Workshops

Spring 2018 events

 

Transferology and Other Transfer Tools

Tuesday, March 6, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2D03
Presenters: Cheryl Baunbach-Caplan and Laura Nenninger, Counselors

Want to know if your classes will transfer to a four-year college or university? Learn the latest tools designed to simplify the transfer process.

 

Got Goals?

Monday, March 12, 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3247
Presenter: Mark Glenn, Counselor

Come and learn steps for success. How do you put together where and what you want to be with how you’re going to get there? Discover simple strategies that you can use on a daily basis.

 

Grief and Loss

Thursday, March 15, 1 to 3 p.m.
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3B08
Presenter: Barb Dion, Counselor

The loss of a loved one can be stressful, affecting everything you do. You may feel lost at sea unable to visualize the future. Learn how to grieve in a healthy way and what to expect on your grief journey.

 

Designing an Engineering Transfer Plan

Tuesday, March 20, noon to 2 p.m.
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 1229
Presenters: Cheryl Baunbach-Caplan and Jessica Dyrek, Counselors

This workshop will help prepare students interested in Engineering or Engineering Technology programs for successful transfer. Topics include exploring transfer options, selecting appropriate courses for majors and/or intended transfer schools, and tips for enhancing your transfer application.

 

Self-Compassion

Wednesday, March 21, noon to 1 p.m.
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3453
Presenter: Dr. Dennis Emano, Counselor

When we engage in self-criticism and self-blame, we hurt ourselves more than we help ourselves. Learn how self-compassion can improve well-being, relationships and resilience. We will briefly review the research and then practice self-compassion through a short exercise.

 

Excuse Me … Do You Have the Time?

Thursday, March 29, 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3247
Presenter: Sarah Pender-Bey, Counselor

Always running around at the last minute? Feeling pressured and don’t know where your day went? Well, it is probably a thing called life that has you up and going all the time. Participate in this session on time management and find out exactly where you are spending time and how to prioritize it.

 

Ready, Set, Transfer

Tuesday, April 3, 9:30 to 11 a.m.     
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3247
Presenter: Cheryl Baunbach-Caplan and Laura Nenninger, Counselors

Are you thinking about transferring to a four-year college or university? Are you unsure as to what to do first? Come to this workshop and find out how to choose the best school for you, when are the best times to apply, what key information schools will need from you and much more.

 

A Major Decision: A Workshop for Undeclared Majors

Wednesday, April 4, 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3247
Presenter: Wendy Thorup-Pavlick, Counselor

Do big decisions immobilize you? Is it difficult for you to select an appropriate major? If so, help is on the way. You’ll gain insight and tools to help you improve your ability to make good decisions and understand how to choose a major.

 

Overcoming Public Speaking and Social Anxiety

Thursday, April 12, 2 to 4 p.m.
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3H04
Presenter: Laura Leinweber, Counselor

Are you dreading a presentation you have coming up for your class? Have you avoided presentations in the past and taken a zero for the assignment because you are afraid to speak in public? Do you tend to avoid large groups or struggle to meet new people? If you answered yes to any or all of these, come to this workshop to learn tools and techniques for overcoming your anxiety and gaining confidence with your public speaking.

 

Are You Sabotaging Your Academic Success?

Monday, April 23, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Seaton Computing Center (SCC), Room 119
Presenter: Rosie Carbajal-Romo, Counselor

Have you ever failed or withdrawn from more than one class? You may not realize that this can have a lasting impact on your academic journey. Come listen in on some tips to avoid sabotaging your academic success.

 

Self-Esteem

Wednesday, April 25, 1 to 3 p.m.
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3B10
Presenter: Alison Greene, Counselor

Possessing little self-regard can lead people to become depressed, to fall short of their potential, or to tolerate abusive situations and relationships. Too much self-love, on the other hand, results in an off-putting sense of entitlement and an inability to learn from failures. This workshop will define self-esteem and offer some of the best insights on how to strike a balance between accurate self-knowledge and respect for who you are.

 

The Foundations of Optimal Living

Thursday, May 3, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2445
Presenter: Christopher Johnston, Counselor

We all experience conflict in our personal and professional lives. Learn conflict resolution styles and applications for more effective interactions with your classmates, colleagues and loved ones.

 

For more information, call (630) 942-2259 or stop by the Counseling and Advising Office, Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3200.

 

Past Workshops


Breaking the Patterns of Procrastination

Thursday, Feb. 1, 1 to 3 p.m.
Presenter: Danice McGrath, Counselor

Are you constantly scrambling to get things done? Are you often in a deadline- induced panic? Do you wish you were more productive? If so, this workshop is for you. Come explore reasons why people procrastinate and learn ways to overcome your patterns of procrastination.

 

Got Goals?

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Presenter: Jeanne Kempiak, Counselor

Come and learn steps for success. How do you put together where and what you want to be with how you’re going to get there? Discover simple strategies that you can use on a daily basis.

 

Excuse Me … Do You Have the Time?

Tuesday, Feb.13, 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Presenter: Edison Wells, Counselor

Always running around at the last minute? Feeling pressured and don’t know where your day went? Well, it is probably a thing called life that has you up and going all the time. Participate in this session on time management and find out exactly where you are spending time and how to prioritize it.

 

A Major Decision: A Workshop for Undeclared Majors

Monday, Feb. 19, 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3247
Presenter: Carla Johnson, Counselor

Do big decisions immobilize you? Is it difficult for you to select an appropriate major? If so, help is on the way. You’ll gain insight and tools to help you improve your ability to make good decisions and understand how to choose a major.

 

Contact Information


Counseling and Advising Services
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3200, (630) 942-2259

Regular Hours for the Glen Ellyn campus:

Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.                 

Please check with each off-campus center for their hours:

Addison
Carol Stream
Naperville
Westmont

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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