All-Campus Mentoring Day Schedule

Explore your possibilities at Evergreen and beyond. Join us for pizza, interactive panels, and one-on-one faculty support for your Academic Statement (due May 18th).

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The schedule below contains all of the Advising Sessions. You may attend up to two sessions, one during the first time slot (2–2:50 pm), and one during the second time slot (3–3:50 pm).

Opening Session

1:30 pm – 1:50 pm

Want to know what Mentoring Day is all about? Grab a slice of pizza and let us help you navigate the sessions.

First Concurrent Advising Sessions

2 pm – 2:50 pm

LIB 2200 - Steve Blakeslee, Nancy Koppelman, Elizabeth Williamson, Joe Tougas, Rebecca Chamberlain, Arun Chandra, Toska Olson, and Peter Impara

Drop-in or RSVP!

Faculty will be on hand to read and comment on your current Academic Statement. Bring a hard copy of your Academic Statement with you.

2 pm – 2:50 pm

Featuring accomplished Evergreen alumni who have taken seemingly unconventional career paths, this panel will demonstrate that success comes in many forms, timelines, and progressions. These alumni will illustrate how your Evergreen education prepares you to be a flexible, nimble professional who can adapt to the changing landscape of career, business, and creative pursuits.

2 pm – 2:50 pm

Curious about becoming a K-12 educator? Considering teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) locally or abroad? We’ll help connect your interests with what’s available at Evergreen. Faculty will field questions about undergrad programs and our Masters in Teaching program, and provide information about state requirements and course prerequisites.

2 pm – 2:50 pm

LIB 1005 - Carri LeRoy, Andrew Brabban, Ulrike Krotscheck, and Dylan Fischer

Explore undergraduate research opportunities that allow you to work closely with a faculty member in their lab. This session will help students better understand: (1) how faculty select research students, (2) some of the expectations faculty may have of students undertaking research, (3) and what students may expect to learn through this process.

2 pm – 2:50 pm

LIB 1540 - Sarah Williams, Martha Rosemeyer, and David Muehleisen

Curious about Evergreen's Organic Farm? Wondering how you can study food and agriculture? Join our faculty conveners and figure out what Evergreen has to offer in these exciting fields. We'll talk about academic programs, like "The Practice of Organic Farming," as well as individual learning contracts, internships, pre-professional work, field study, advanced research, senior theses, and capstone projects in food and agriculture. We'll also discuss the new web-based ePortfolio for Student-Originated-Study (SOS): Food and Agriculture. 

2 pm – 2:50 pm

LIB 2207 - Ruth Hayes, Suree Towfighnia, Julia Zay, and Laurie Meeker

Interested in applying media analysis and production skills in interdisciplinary contexts? Do you want to explore the politics of representation in relation to power, race, class, and gender? Faculty will explore Evergreen’s unique approach to media studies and production, and discuss upper division curriculum, including the yearlong, foundational Mediaworks program.

2 pm – 2:50 pm

LIB 1001 - Paula Schofield, Neal Nelson, Kenneth Tabbutt, and Sheryl Shulman

Planning on getting a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) at Evergreen? Interested in a particular subject area in lab science or math and/or computer science? What are the requirements? Learn what programs you can take and how to fulfill prerequisites for upper division programs.

2 pm – 2:50 pm

Purce Hall 7 - Mukti Khanna, Charles Lev, and Carrie Margolin

This session will explore psychology at Evergreen, including programs and internships. We'll also discuss the various areas of psychology represented by Evergreen faculty (clinical, cognitive, social, developmental, healthy psychology, research), how to prepare for master's programs in counseling psychology and social work, and research-oriented doctoral programs in the psychological social sciences.

2 pm – 2:50 pm

LIB 1412 - Kathleen Eamon, Catalina Ocampo, Michael Clifthorne, Andrew Reece, and Peter Bohmer

Many students describe studying abroad as the most pivotal part of their undergraduate experience. We'll discuss the options for travel available at Evergreen, how studying abroad fits with the broader experience, and what sorts of post-baccalaureate internships, work, or graduate study are possible.

Second Concurrent Advising Sessions

3 pm – 3:50 pm

LIB 2200 - Joli Sandoz, Lisa Sweet, Carolyn Prouty, Sara Huntington, Maria Morales, and Chico Herbison

Drop-in or RSVP!

Faculty will be on hand to read and comment on your current Academic Statement. Bring a hard copy of your Academic Statement with you.

3 pm – 3:50 pm

LIB 0406 - Katherine Heck and Alumni

Featuring accomplished Evergreen alumni who have taken seemingly unconventional career paths, this panel will demonstrate that success comes in many forms, timelines, and progressions. These alumni will illustrate how your Evergreen education prepares you to be a flexible, nimble professional who can adapt to the changing landscape of career, business, and creative pursuits.

3 pm – 3:50 pm

Art Gallery - Andrew Buchman, Evan Blackwell, Alex McCarty, and Lynarra Featherly

How do you practically prepare for careers in the arts? What will help you as an emergent working artist or as one employed in the business or non-profit sector until your art fully supports you? We’ll discuss the business, creative, and non-profit/governmental skill sets that are important to cultivate while at Evergreen.

3 pm – 3:50 pm

PURCE HALL 7 - John Withey, Shawn Hazboun, EJ Zita, and Amy Cook

Prepare yourself for graduate-level environmental studies at Evergreen and beyond. We’ll answer questions about typical career paths for grad students in a wide variety of fields, including research, natural resource management, ecological restoration, environmental education, non-profit conservation work, and environmental justice organizations.

3 pm – 3:50 pm

LIB 1412 - Suzanne Simons and Pauline Yu

What is mentoring? How can I take advantage of mentoring at Evergreen? Come to this session to discuss the role of mentorship in your life at Evergreen, learn ways to identify a good mentor, and build skills that you can use to nurture mentoring relationships throughout your career. Session will include information about resources on campus and provide you with a tool to use for future mentor tracking at Evergreen.

3 pm – 3:50 pm

LIB 1005 - Lee Lyttle, Michael Paros, Donald Middendorf, and Kevin Andrew

Individual Learning Contracts (ILC) and internships give students the chance to do extensive project and pre-professional work and study advanced topics not available in the regular curriculum. This session walks you through the process of deciding if an ILC or internship is right for you and how to pursue one.

3 pm – 3:50 pm

LIB 2207 - Krishna Chowdary, Sara Rose, Abir Biswas, and John Caraher

Interested in studying chemistry, computer science, geology, math, or physics in an integrated interdisciplinary fashion? Want to see how to start study in these areas and prepare for advanced work? Hoping to learn how studying these subjects helps you meet the Expectations of an Evergreen Graduate, become liberally educated and a better prepared citizen, and sets you up for fascinating work after graduation? Join students and faculty as they share what the ICMaPS pathway is and what you can get out of it.

3 pm – 3:50 pm

LIB 1001 - Bradley Proctor, Leonard Schwartz, Diego de Acosta, and Patricia Krafcik

We will identify humanities offerings for advanced students, and talk about how to do advanced work in fields such as literature, history, philosophy, etc. We'll talk about graduate school: prepare to apply, the nature of graduate work in the humanities, and what an advanced degree in the humanities can prepare you to do.

3 pm – 3:50 pm

LIB 2205 - Jon Baumunk, Bob Leverich, Ralph Murphy, and Tom Womeldorff

Interested in sustainability and justice? Learn about the background, skills, and vision to make change in areas that count—food systems, climate change, cultural survival, racial and economic justice, media and communications, green business, community and international studies. Create mind maps with us to navigate academic pathways through Evergreen’s curriculum.