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Bookmark this page as we will be adding new events as the term progresses. Participating in a webinar? Read these access instructions. Contact Kim Giacalone at kim.giacalone@stonybrook.edu or call 631-632-7896 with questions or program suggestions.


Upcoming Events

New Student Orientations: Summer 2016

Phi Delta Kappa's Technology Share-A-Thon
Thursday, May 5 at 6 pm to 58pm ESTLecture Hall 2 in the Wang Center
The PDK Technology Share-A-Thon is a two-hour showcase featuring tips, tools and best practices from experienced teachers. Each presenter will be given just 5-10 minutes to demonstrate their best ways to integrate technology into their teaching. You’ll learn fascinating ways to enliven your teaching and better engage your students in the latest, mostly free, web-based tools for learning and teaching. Five-to-10 minutes is enough to introduce to you what’s available, and you can explore the tools further on your own (and with follow-up advice from presenters).
Details and Registration »


Recent Events

Pursuing Doctoral Studies 
Thursday, April 7 at 4 pm to 5 pm EST; Room N-244 of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building at Stony Brook University 
Once you complete your graduate degree in Higher Education Administration, what’s your next step? Should you consider pursuing a doctorate? What types of program options exist and what is the best route to achieve your professional goals? What’s the difference between an EdD and PhD? We’ll explore these questions and more as you consider your career path in higher education.
Details and Registration »

The Higher Education Administration orientation webinars was held on March 24 and March 31. Contact hea@stonybrook.edu for details.

New Student Orientations: Fall 2015

  • The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies orientation webinar was held on November 24. »Webinar recording and PowerPoint (PDF)
  • The orientation webinar for EDL and SDBL students was held on December 8. »Webinar recording and PowerPoint (PDF)
  • The Human Resource Management Program orientation webinar was held December 9. »Webinar recording and PowerPoint (PDF)
  • The orientation webinar for MAT students was held on December 10. »Webinar recording and PowerPoint (PDF)
  • The orientation webinar for AGC students was held on January 6.

Strengthening Your Interviewing Skills
Thursday, February 11 at 4 pm to 5 pm ESTRoom N-244 of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building at Stony Brook University 
You've probably had interviews before: how did they go? Are you nervous about your next one? This workshop will cover across-the-board tips for reducing anxiety and making sure you're prepared, and also particulars you're likely to encounter when interviewing for jobs in higher education administration.
Details and Registration »

Don't Go Broke Getting Your Master's!
Tuesday, November 10 at 4 pm to 5:30 pm EST; 2401 Computer Science (Grad School Conference Room) at Stony Brook University 
This finance-focused workshop will provide valuable information on how to afford life beyond grad school, paying back loans, credit scores and reports and any questions you might have on graduate school finances. Hosted by the Stony Brook Graduate School and School of Professional Development. Video Recording » Handout (PDF) »

Careers in Higher Education Conference
Friday, October 30 at 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EDT; Student Activities Center at Stony Brook University 
Stony Brook University is pleased to sponsor an annual conference for emerging professionals and students interested in pursuing careers in higher education administration. Now in its fifth year, this free event offers networking opportunities and informative workshops from leaders in the field.
Details »

Citation Skills Webinar for SPD Students
Monday, August 31 at 5:00 pm EDT; online via SB Connect 
This informal, online workshop is designed to help students understand the basic citation skills needed for their course work. Topics covered will include when citations are necessary and when they are not, how to paraphrase correctly, how to format citations for common resource types in APA and MLA, and more
Details and Registration »

Research Skills Webinar for SPD Students
Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 5:00 pm EDT; online via SB Connect
Join SBU librarians for this online workshop that covers the basic research skills needed to complete assignments quickly and easily, using the specific subscription resources available through the Stony Brook University Libraries.
Details and Registration »

New Student Orientations: Fall 2015

Educational Leadership Research Fair
Friday, June 12, 4 pm to 5 pm
Wang Center Theatre Lobby
Educational Leadership students will display the findings from their research papers.

Phi Delta Kappa Friends of Education Awards Dinner
Friday, June 12, at 5:30 pm
Wang Center, Zodiac Lobby
About the Friends of Education »

New Student Orientations: Summer 2015

Multiple Literacies, Access, and Disability: Teaching Writing and Young Adult Literature
Thursday, May 7, at 6 pm
Humanities 2001
Details »

Pursuing Doctoral Studies
Thursday, April 23 at 4pm EDT in Room N-244 of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building and online via SB Connect
Once you complete your graduate degree in Higher Education Administration, what's your next step? Should you consider pursuing a doctorate? What types of program options exist and what is the best route to achieve your professional goals? What's the difference between an EdD and PhD? We'll explore these questions and more as you consider your career path in higher education.
Details»

Strengthening Your Interviewing Skills
Thursday, April 2 at 4pm EDT in Room N-244 of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building and online via SB Connect
This workshop will cover across-the-board tips for reducing anxiety and making sure you're prepared, and also particulars you're likely to encounter when interviewing for jobs in higher education administration.
»Details

Building a Strong Resume & Cover Letter
Monday, March 9 at 4pm; ET in Room N-244 of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building
You can't get a job if you don't get an interview, so what will get you in the door? Your resume and cover letter, of course!
»Details

Citation Skills Webinar for SPD Students
Tuesday, February 17 at 6:00 pm ET
This informal, online workshop is designed to help students understand the basic citation skills needed for their course work. Topics covered will include when citations are necessary and when they are not, how to paraphrase correctly, how to format citations for common resource types in APA and MLA, and more.
»Webinar Recording and PowerPoint (PDF)

Research Skills Webinar for SPD Students
Tuesday, February 10 at 6:00 pm ET
Join SBU librarians for this online workshop that covers the basic research skills needed to complete assignments quickly and easily, using the specific, subscription resources available through the Stony Brook University Libraries.
»Watch the recorded webinar
»Download EndNote, the software discussed in the session (for SBU students only)

How to Obtain a Position in K-12 Education: For Veteran and Aspiring Teachers & Administrators
Tuesday, February 3 at 6 pm; Stony Brook University Wang Center, room 201
Experts with hiring responsibilities will share tips and tools to make you a more successful candidate.
»Details

Online Learning Orientation Webinar
Wednesday, January 21 at 12 noon ET.
What does it take to succeed as an online student? Watch the webinar recording and find out.
»Webinar Recording and PowerPoint (PDF)

New Student Orientation Webinars — MALS, HRM, Educational Leadership and AGC Programs
Missed the new student orientation? Watch the recorded webinar.

HEA Study Abroad to Italy: Information Session
Wednesday, November 12; 12 pm online; 4 pm on-campus
»Watch a recording of the webinar
»Details on HEA Study Abroad Program

Phi Delta Kappa Event: "The Future of Education on Long Island"
Tuesday, October 14, 6 pm. Humanities 2001
A panel discussion that featured New York State legislators Assemblyman Steve Englebright and Senator John J. Flanagan.
»Details

 

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