Forethoughts — Issue 2 March 2017

Forethoughts — Issue 2 March 2017

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

How do I register for classes?

How do I find my advisor?

How do I use Degree Works?

What should an advising appointment look like?

  1. Schedule your appointment online
  2. Review your Degree Works prior to coming
  3. Come up with some courses you'd like to take that fit into your degree plan
  4. Write down any questions you have
  5. Show up for your appointment ☺

Important Dates

March 10 – Last day to withdraw from courses without incurring WF
March 10 – 2017-2018 Scholarship Applications for HHS Due
March 11 – March 20 – Spring Break
March 20 – April 26 – Fall 2017 Advising by Appointment begins
April 3 – April 26 – Fall 2017 Registration for classes begins
April 14 – Spring Holiday – All UNCG classes cancelled and offices closed
May 2 – Last day of class
May 3 – Reading Day
May 4 – May 10 – Exams
May 12 - Commencement

Career Services Corner – Save the Dates

The Resume Forge

Thurs, March 30, 11am-12pm
Career Services Center, 1st Floor EUC

A step-by-step tutorial on how to build a great resume for Health and Human Sciences students! This workshop will feature a resume build from the ground up, from general formatting and creating content to the fundamentals of Microsoft Word for resume writing. Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop or paper copy of an existing resume to make the most of the session. Bring your lunch and create your resume with the Career Services Center!

The Grad School PLAN

Wed, April 5, 11am-12pm
Career Services Center, 1st Floor EUC

Standardized tests, letters of recommendation, personal statements — oh my! It's never too early for you to start considering your graduate education. In this workshop for Health and Human Sciences students, we'll go over how to prepare an excellent application, including:

  • Personal statements – what they are and how to write them
  • Launching your program search
  • Asking for recommendations
  • Navigating your timeline
Bring your lunch along and create your grad PLAN with the Career Services Center!

Life Design Center

What is the Life Design Center?

Through the exploration of purpose and meaning, we empower students to optimize their lives and become the best version of themselves in order to make a positive contribution to the world.

What does the center offer?

  • Opportunities to design, create, and innovate your life
  • Workshops on how to design a life you love, creating vision boards, and coaching
  • Courses: What can I do with my life, Re-design a life you love, Purpose Driven Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Personal Branding

Contact Us

McIver 222
Open Monday – Thursday 8AM – 9:30AM and 3:30PM – 8PM and Friday 1PM – 4PM

Who are the Design Center staff?

  • Yunhwan Kim
  • J'Dia Lott
  • J'Dari Lott
  • Anna Taylor
  • Joe Dousharm
  • Antonio Gonsalves
  • Jasmine Kendrick
  • Bill Johnson
  • Megan Delph