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Seminars

Rock the Block

A series of workshops for Sophomores to develop skills for success on the Block Plan.

All sessions in McHugh Commons at 5pm.  Dinner provided RSVP https://apps.ideal-logic.com/cchb

Block 1, September 3:  You can’t, you won’t, and you don’t stop”: Time Management on the Block Plan; facilitated by Traci Freeman and Re Evitt

Block 2, October 1: 200 Pages Before I Sleep:  Reading Efficiently on the Block Plan; facilitated by Jan Edwards

Block 3, October 29: Silencing Your Inner Critic:  Managing Anxiety on the Block Plan; facilitated by Heather Horton

Block 4, December 3: Space, Visualize, Elaborate:  Improve Your Memory on the Block Plan; facilitated by Jan Edwards and Traci Freeman

Block 5, January 21: Say It Like You Mean It: Communication in the College Classroom; facilitated by  Julian Plaza

Block 6, February 18: Dig Deep:  Stay Motivated on the Block Plan; facilitated by Traci Freeman

Block 7, March 25: Beyond Breathing:  Relaxation & Stress Management on the Block Plan; facilitated by Heather Horton

 

Faculty Dinners

Join faculty from across the curriculum for dinner and discussion. Come hear how your professors discovered their interests and talk about your future goals.

Dinners are held on the second Tuesday of every block at 6:00 pm in the Boardroom in Armstrong Hall, RSVP to Jenn Sides, Academic Support Specialist in the Learning Commons, jsides@ColoradoCollege.edu.

Block 1: Tuesday, September 9, 2014   Anusha Kedhar, Assistant Professor, Theatre and Dance

Block 2: Tuesday, October 7, 2014   Santiago Guerra, Assistant Professor, Southwest Studies

Block 3: Tuesday, November 4, 2014  Anne Hyde, Professor, History

Block 4: Tuesday, December 2, 2014   Marlow Anderson, Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science

Block 5: Tuesday, January 27, 2015   Tricia Waters, Associate Professor, Psychology

Block 7: Tuesday, March 31, 2015   Jeff Noblett, Professor, Geology

Block 8: Tuesday, April 28, 2014   Purvi Mehta, Assistant Professor, History


Additional Events

Venture Grant Workshop Februrary 3 at 5:30 pm, Slocum Commons.  RSVP to jsides@coloradocollege.edu

Choosing a Major Dinner March 4, 2015, 5:30 pm, Cornerstone Main Space. RSVP tojsides@coloradocollege.edu