Spring 2019 Tatkon Center Programs

January

Network with the Tatkon Center staff over free cookies and coffee
Fri, Jan 25, 3-5:00pm
The Tatkon Center is a home base for new students. The center’s staff represent nearly thirty majors and minors, seventy student organizations, and five countries, and are eager to share their wealth of experience. Discover Tatkon where you can also find cool study spaces, free, weekly drop-in peer tutoring, and dozens of programs from January through May to help you transition into campus and explore Cornell’s endless opportunities.

Student Panel: On Being at Cornell - Life on the Hill
Sun, Jan 27, 4-5:00pm
Student staff members from the Tatkon Center for First-Year Students will talk about Cornell life in and out of the classroom and how to help you make the most of your first term. Time will be available for questions and answers. The panel will be followed by pizza and a chance to meet and mingle with other new students.

Career Services Fair for First Years
Tues, Jan 29, 4:30-6:00pm
Making decisions about careers takes time, so it can make a real difference for students to begin the process early! Current 1st year and transfer students can use this event to explore what Cornell Career Services has to offer, talk with advisors and find other helpful resources on campus.

Learning Strategies Center Study Skills Workshop: Best Semester Ever!
Wed, Jan 30, 4:30-5:30pm
The LSC in partnership with Sigma Delta Tau present a Time Management/Study Skills workshop. Learn how to manage your time, balance your course load, read more efficiently, deal with procrastination, and study smarter not harder!

Rock Your Resume Workshop offered by members of Delta Sigma Pi
Wed, Jan 30, 7-9:00pm
Need help with your resume? Don’t know where to start? Learn everything you need to know about crafting the perfect resume. How do you build your resume? What industry should you pursue? Learn the ins and outs of resumes and get some peer guidance with career exploration!  Bring a resume if you have one already (but not required).

General Information Session: Internal Transfer
Thurs, Jan 31, 4:30pm
If you are interested in pursuing a major unavailable in your current college or for any other reason want to know more about the internal transfer process and requirements, don't miss this info session.

Engineering Career Fair Prep
Thurs, Jan 31, 4:30pm
Get ready, first-year engineering students! Representatives from over 100 companies from various industries will be at the upcoming Spring 2019 Engineering Career Fair on February 6th. Wondering what to expect and what to do there as a freshman? Wanting to engage with employers and follow-up after the fair? Cornell’s Engineering Career Center will cover this and more at this event at Tatkon. Stay after the presentation and chat with upperclassmen from the College of Engineering! Pizza served.

February

Talk by Andrew Goodman Foundation Director, Sylvia Goodman
Mon, Feb 4, 5-6:00pm
Sponsored by the Public Service Center

Friendship through Flowers
Thurs, Feb 7, 8pm
Taught by Mona Anita K. Olsen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Faculty Fellow, Risley Residential College for the Creative and Performing Arts (Yogibana)
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Dream in Progress Flow
Sun, Feb 10, 5-6:15pm
Taught by Mona Anita K. Olsen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Faculty Fellow, Risley Residential College for the Creative and Performing Arts (Yogibana)
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Internal Transfer 1:1 Help
Tues, Feb 12, 3-5:00pm
Get your questions answered about switching colleges within Cornell.

Make a Valentine Study Break!
Wed, Feb 13, 8-9:30pm
Stop by! We’ll have all you need to do it. Tell someone how much they mean to you.

Milstein Program Info Session
Tues, Feb 19, 5-6:00pm

Design Thinking Workshop
Wed, Feb 20

Overnight Oats
Wed, Feb 20, 8-10pm
Co-hosted with Cornell Fitness Centers

Career Readiness Workshop: Recognizing Your Transferable Skills
Mon, Feb 25, 5:30-6:30pm

March /April

Ace that Prelim! -  a Time Management/Study Skills workshop presented by the Learning Strategies Center
Wed, Mar 6, 4:30-5:30pm
Learn how to study more efficiently for different kinds of prelims, balance multiple prelims, prepare better for difficult problem-solving tests, and manage your workload during prelims!

Internal Transfer 1:1 Help
Tues, Mar 12, 3-5:00pm
Get your questions answered about switching colleges within Cornell.

Exploring Careers Through Networking
Tues, Mar 12, 7-8:00pm

Career Exploration Drop-ins
Wed, Mar 13, 5:30-8:00pm

Using Your Personality Strengths for Academic and Career Success (pre-registration – limit to 30 students)
Tues, Mar 19, 4:45-6:00pm

Snack + Chat
Wed, Mar 20, 4-5:00pm
Come and chat 1:1 or in small groups with advisors from different units (OADI, OITCD, Arts and Sciences), who will answer any lingering questions you may have related to study skills, planning your Cornell career, interacting with professors… whatever is on your mind!

Engineering Drop-In Advising for First Years
Mon, Apr 8, 4:30-6:30pm
Wed, Apr 10, 4:30-6:30pm
Mon, Apr 15, 4:30-6:30pm
Wed, Apr 17, 4:30-6:30pm
Get prepared for pre-registration!

Internal Transfer 1:1 Help
Tues, Apr 9, 3-5:00pm
Get your questions answered about switching colleges within Cornell.

Design Thinking Workshop
Wed, Apr 10

Finish the Semester Strong! - a Time Management/Study Skills workshop presented by the Learning Strategies Center
Wed, Apr 17, 4:30-5:30pm
Learn how to prepare efficiently for finals, manage all your final assignments, deal with procrastination, and balance everything going on at the end of the year!

Internal Transfer Application Workshop
Thurs, Apr 18, 4:30-5:30pm
Changing colleges within Cornell? Stop by for help with your application.

Tat Talk
Thurs, Apr 18, 4:30-5:30pm
Meet Prof. Stephen Yale-Loehr
Prof. Yale-Loehr has practiced immigration law for over 30 years. He is co-author of Immigration Law and Procedure, the leading 21-volume treatise on U.S. immigration law. He also teaches immigration and asylum law at Cornell Law School as Professor of Immigration Practice and is of counsel at Miller Mayer in Ithaca, New York. He also founded and was the original executive director of Invest In the USA, a trade association of EB-5 immigrant investor regional centers.

Exploring Careers Through Networking
Tues, Apr 23, 7-8:00pm

Career Exploration Drop-ins
Wed, Apr 24, 5:30-8:00pm

Internal Transfer 1:1 Help
Tues, Apr 30, 3-5:00pm