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 17th).

Wednesday, May 16, 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 - Lori Blewett, Stacey Davis, Steven Hendricks, Melissa Nivala, Therese Saliba, Samuel Schrager, and Wenhong Wang

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.

 

Accomplished Evergreen alumni, who’ve started businesses or taken unconventional career paths, will demonstrate that success comes in many forms, timelines, and progressions. They’ll illustrate how your Evergreen education prepares you to be a nimble professional while building opportunities into graduate school, career, business, and creative pursuits.

 

PURCE HALL 5 - Dawn Barron, Yvonne Peterson, and Gary Peterson

We will highlight the extraordinary work accomplished by students and graduates of Native programs at Evergreen. We will provide an overview of career and educational paths for students interested in our Native Studies options.

 

Join faculty in an informal discussion of opportunities in Evergreen’s business curriculum. We’ll also discuss how the business education field offers a myriad of professional possibilities.

 

LIB 2205 - Patrick Naughton

Interested in becoming an educator? We’ll help connect your interests with offerings at Evergreen, field questions about undergrad programs and our MiT program, and convey state requirements and course prerequisites.

 

PURCE HALL 8 - Frederica Bowcutt, Shangrila Joshi, Erin Martin, and Steven Scheuerell

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

 

LIB 1540 - Krishna Chowdary and Elizabeth Williamson

We will focus on a new curricular initiative intended to provide a road map for students, showing how to dig deeper in certain areas and progress from foundational to advanced coursework in participating paths of study. Faculty will present on a range of disciplines and suggest courses/programs you may want add to your educational journey.

 

PURCE HALL 7 - Sarah Eltantawi, Vuslat Katsanis, Julie Russo, and Eric Stein

Considering graduate school in social sciences or humanities? This panel will walk students through details of applying for graduate school, as well as and programs and capstone work options for junior and senior years.  We’ll frame the protocol for requesting letters of recommendation from professors, writing effective statements of purpose, and more. 

 

LIB 1005 - Clarissa Dirks, Glenn Landram, Lydia McKinstry, and Zoe Van Schyndel

Individual Learning Contracts (ILC) and internships offer students opportunities to do extensive project and pre-professional work and study advanced topics not available in the regular curriculum. We’ll walk you through the process of deciding if an ILC or internship is right for you and how to pursue one.

 

LIB 1001 - Dharshi Bopegedera, Gerardo Chin-Leo, and James Neitzel

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? Learn what programs you can take, how to fulfill prerequisites for upper division programs, and how to meet requirements for a Bachelor of Science at Evergreen.

 

LIB 1412 - Eirik Steinhoff

Learn a variety of strategies and tactics for note-taking, both in the classroom and out of it. We’ll reflect on how we cultivate our notebooks and use them when writing essays, and the various methods we use when annotating the texts we read and re-read. 

 

Purce Hall 6 - Laura Citrin and Dan Windisch

Discuss psychology at Evergreen, including programs, internships, and faculty specialties (clinical, cognitive, social, developmental, health psychology).  Guidance will also be provided in preparing for master’s programs in psychology and social work, and research-oriented doctoral programs in the psychological social sciences. 

 

LIB 1326 - Tessa Jacobs, Ivana Trottman, and Ami Magisos

This panel will focus on teaching you to exude confidence with your identity, dismantle stereotypes and bias during interviews, and respond professionally to interviewers.  We’ll help you avoid stereotype threat and imposter syndrome, and we’ll help you understand interview power dynamics.

 

 

Second Concurrent Advising Sessions, 3 pm - 3:50 pm

 

LIB 2200 - Marla Elliott, Cynthia Kennedy, Lester Krupp, Miranda Mellis, Steven Niva, and Terry Setter

Drop-in or RSVP!Paste

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

 

Accomplished Evergreen alumni, who’ve started businesses or taken unconventional career paths, will demonstrate that success comes in many forms, timelines, and progressions. They’ll illustrate how your Evergreen education prepares you to be a nimble professional while building opportunities into graduate school, career, business, and creative pursuits.

 

PURCE HALL 5 - Julia Heineccius, Shaw Osha, Julia Zay, and Students

Studying art and media at Evergreen is different from attending an art school. Our interdisciplinary visual studies education helps students support and refine their artistic practice. Learn how to navigate offerings, and identify skills and knowledge that can serve you in various careers. 

 

PURCE HALL 7 - Kevin Andrew and the Washington Association of County Officials (WACO)

Come meet with Evergreen alumnus, Timothy Grisham, and members of WACO, a non-profit, nonpartisan organization providing advocacy, education, training, and support to officials in Washington's counties. We will discuss career opportunities in county government and how local governmental issues and practices intersect with your Evergreen experience.

 

PURCE HALL 8 - Hugo Flores, Rose Jang, Alice Nelson, and Arleen Sandifer

Learning a foreign language opens the door to an enriching experience and to a better understanding of one’s own culture. Effectively navigate language study opportunities at Evergreen, including: Spanish, French, German, Japanese, and Chinese.

 

LIB 1005 - Lalita Calabria, Ami Magisos, Alison Styring, and Student Intern

Individual Learning Contracts (ILC) and internships offer students opportunities to do extensive project and pre-professional work and study advanced topics not available in the regular curriculum. We’ll walk you through the process of deciding if an ILC or internship is right for you and how to pursue one.

 

PURCE HALL 6 - Richard Weiss

Interested in integrated study of chemistry, computer sicence, geology, math, or physics? Join students and faculty to learn about this path of study, and how it prepares you for fascinating work after graduation. 

 

LIB 1412 - Robert Esposito, Walter Grodzik, Andrea Gullickson, and Sean Williams

We’ll discuss music and performing arts offerings at Evergreen, from foundational to advanced work.  We'll explore how to study in a liberal arts context and the relevance of research, writing, and interdisciplinary coursework to your artistic development.

 

LIB 2207- Randy Kelley, Cheryl King, Puanani Nihoa, and Anna Rhoads

What can you do with an MPA degree? We’ll give examples of career paths for those interested in public, nonprofit, tribal governance, and higher education administration. Students will leave knowing how to prepare for Evergreen’s MPA program.

 

LIB 1001 - Robin Bond, Robin Forbes-Lorman, Donald Morisato, and Paul Przybylowicz

We’ll explore how your undergraduate studies prepare you for graduate school in the biological and physical sciences, and what career paths might follow. Small group conversations allow students to ask questions about specific fields of stud, including chemistry, physics, marine biology, genetics, and molecular biology.

 

LIB 2205 - Savvina Chowdhury, Prita Lal, and Artee Young

Create mind maps with us for navigating academic pathways through Evergreen’s curriculum.  Build the sustainable background, skills, and vision for change in food systems, climate change, cultural survival, racial and economic justice, media and communications, green business, community and international studies.

 

LIB 1540 - Martha Henderson and Francis V. Rains

New to Evergreen? This panel will discuss how you can take advantage of the layered academic programs and maximize your Evergreen education.