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Tiger P.A.W.

Tiger P.A.W. (Professional and Academic Workshops)

Tiger P.A.W. is a series of individual workshops aimed at building life skills that will help you in the classroom and beyond! Come to one, or come to all, and leave with valuable and practical skills!

Check out the workshops available for Fall 2019

  • There Aren't Enough Hours in the Day! – It never feels like there is enough time in the day to knock out your to-do list. Join this session to discuss managing time and energy to tackle your to-do list more effectively.
    • September 12, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
    • October 17, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
    • November 14, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
  • Transcribing vs. Summarizing: Honing your Note-Taking Skills – Because so much material is covered in college courses, you won't be able to remember everything unless you know how to take good notes in class. Effective note-taking is not transcribing everything that you hear, instead it is a practiced skill that will continue to help you even beyond the classroom.
    • September 24, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
    • October 24, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
  • Optimizing your Study Time – Reviewing and remembering information is important, especially if you have a test or if you need to present to a group about what you know! Learn what it means to study smarter and identify some new ways that you can move the information from short-term to long-term memory.
    • September 5, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
    • October 1, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
    • November 7, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
    • December 3, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
  • Performing Under Pressure – Tests, papers, and presentations are hard enough without the anxiety and stress that comes with them. Many feel anxiety when it comes to large assignments and are unable to perform at their peak level. In this session, we’ll discuss ways to stay focused and utilize stress-reducing practices.
    • September 10, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
    • October 3, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
    • December 5, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
  • Waiting for Inspiration – Motivation: why do I need it, why might I lose it, and how do I create it? Let’s discuss motivation and what strategies can help you get started working towards your goals today. Instead of waiting for inspiration to hit, learn how to create it yourself!
    • September 26, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
    • November 5, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
  • Making your Group Work – Many instructors assign projects that require students to work together, which is not unlike collaboration in the real world. Unless these teams function effectively, they can be frustrating and feel like a waste of time. Learn about what it means to be a contributing team member and group leader.
    • September 19, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
    • October 22, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Blair 201
    • November 21, 3:00-4:00 p.m.in Blair 201
  • Mental Health Matters – YOU and your well-being matter just as much as your classwork, social activities, and employment obligations. Join us to discuss strategies to take care of yourself while juggling multiple responsibilities.
    • “Stomp Out Stress” – September 17, 5:00-6:00 p.m. in Shouvlin 201
    • “Worry Workshop” – October 8, 5:00-6:00 p.m. in Shouvlin 201
    • “Derailing Depression” – October 29, 5:00-6:00 p.m. in Shouvlin 201
    • “Sustaining Self-Care” – November 19, 5:00-6:00 p.m. in Shouvlin 201

Would you like to request one of these workshops at a different date or time for your campus organization? Do you need a specific workshop not offered here? Please contact Grace Sever (whiteleyg@wittenberg.edu) to discuss available options.

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