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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 or call 631-632-7896 with questions or program suggestions.

Upcoming Events

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

MALS Student Orientation Webinar
Tuesday, May 12 at 6 pm EDT; online via SB Connect 
All new students are required to participate in the MALS Orientation.
Details and Registration »

Recent Events

New Student Orientations: Summer 2015

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 and Registration

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.

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!

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.

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.


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