Forethoughts — Issue 1

Forethoughts — Issue 1

Where forward thinking and future success come together

A newsletter brought to you by the School of Health and Human Sciences Advising and Personal Development Center

What is the Advising and Personal Development Center?

  • Develops life skills around values, passions, strengths, and purpose
  • Supports and empowers students
  • Engages in appropriate course selection through advising and registration
  • Connect students to campus resources

Who are the APDC staff?

  • Jennifer Clark
  • Bill Johnson
  • Megan Delph
  • Rochelle Cassidy
  • Yolanda Jarret
  • Monika Rueckel
  • Jonathan Kim
  • Beril Ozay

Contact Us:
McIver 221
Schedule an Appointment

Important Dates

January 16 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Offices Closed
January 17 – Classes Begin
January 17 – 23 – Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
January 23 – Last day to change schedule without special permission
January 23 – Last day to withdraw from course for refund
January 24 – Deadline for Graduate Students to apply to graduate
February 3 – Deadline for Undergraduates to apply to graduate
March 10 – Last day to withdraw from courses without incurring WF
March 10 – 2017-2018 Scholarship Applications for HHS Due
March 11 – 20 – Spring Break

Getting ready to register for classes? Maximize your success!

  1. Think about intended life path/career plan
  2. Select or solidify major/minor that is correct for your path
  3. Review Degree Works
  4. Create or Review Four Year Plan of Study
  5. Schedule Appointment with Advising Center
  6. Create two or three versions of upcoming suggested course schedule
  7. Write down a list of any other questions such as application deadlines and requirements, scholarship applications, academic standing, course overloads, etc.
  8. Attend advising appointment
  9. Register for classes during scheduled registration window

It's not too late to add today!!!

HHS 125 – What Can You Do with your Life?

HHS 135 – Re-Design a Life You Love

HHS 250 – Purpose Driven Entrepreneurship

HHS 275 – Entrepreneurial Personal Branding

Career Services Corner

Reality Check Networking Night: February 23, 2017 5:30PM – 7:30PM Virginia Dare Room

Is it worth it to network it? Network with alumni to practice your elevator speech, get advice about the world of work, and make connections with professionals. This is your chance to make an impression, learn about different industries, and ask about what life is really like after college. There will be an ice breaker activity to start off the event and then free form networking. Refreshments and prizes will be available. PROFESSIONAL DRESS IS REQUIRED. RSVP on Spartan Careers.

Spring Career Fair: March 1, 2017 10:00AM – 2:00PM TBD

Meet Top Employers Face-To-Face to Discuss Full-time and Internship Opportunities. The Spring Career Fair is a networking and recruiting event for all UNCG students and alumni of all standings, in all majors that provides an outstanding opportunity for recruiters to talk directly with interested UNCG students and alumni. Professional dress required! Bring your UNCG Student ID for faster registration!

Upcoming Events

Did you know? HHS has an academic honor society!!! Kappa Omicron Nu National Honor Society for the Human Sciences (KON) promotes empowered leaders who use an integrative approach to enhance quality of living through excellence in scholarship, leadership, and research. Students are invited to join... look for an invitation before spring break!

Understand it. Address it. The Tunnel of Oppression. Save the date: February 27 - EUC Cone Ballroom

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