Sinclair Talks

Sinclair Talks

SPRING 2017 SCHEDULE


JANUARY 2017

Tuesday, January 17
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Leadership Training: 5 Dysfunctions of a Team
This workshop will help leaders better understand the wisdom of teams and why teams, the best teams, struggle.
Presented by Tom Roberts

Wednesday, January 18
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Student Resources: The Multifaith Campus Alliance: Making Room for All
This presentation will overview the goals of the Multifaith Campus alliance (MCA): Creating a safe space for conversation among people of all spiritual backgrounds (including those who embrace no faith tradition) with the goal of moving people beyond the stereotypes that alienate and separate to working toward growth and mutual respect.
Presented by Larry Lindstrom

Wednesday, January 25
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Diversity Dialogues: Women and Islam – A Closer Look
A panel of Sinclair faculty and staff will share their experience of the role of women in the Muslim community and how to get past the stereotypes of Islam’s treatment of women.
Presented by Campus Ministry and the Muslim Student Association

Tuesday, January 31
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Career Exploration: Alternative Spring Break options as Service Learning
Several agency representatives will be introduced who will offer attendees options for an alternative spring break of service.
Presented by Service Learning


FEBRUARY 2017

Monday, February 6
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Career Exploration: The Many Benefits of Learning a New Language in Students’ Future Careers
This presentation will discuss the advantages of learning a new language from an academic view point as well as advantages in future careers. The presentation will address students’ fears associated with learning a new language, and discuss helpful tools and suggestions to address such fears. The session will discuss the overall benefits of knowing another language in a vast number of programs of studies and careers. The presenter will share information about other local companies who seek employees with a basic knowledge of certain foreign languages, as well as in-state and national businesses. The presentation will also include a discussion on how studying a second language can give students a competitive advantage.
Presented by Bahar Hartmann

Tuesday, February 7
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Leadership Training: Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: Consciousness of Context, Self and Others
This workshop synthesize two major bodies of theory: Emotional Intelligence and Leadership (EIL). IN EIL, leaders must be conscious of three fundamental facets that contribute to leadership dynamics: Conscious of self, conscious of other, and conscious of context. Leaders’ ability to monitor all three intentionally will aid in their ability to lead effectively.
Presented by Tom Roberts

Tuesday, February 14
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Student Resources: Sinclair C.A.R.E.S. About You!
We will provide a detailed overview of the five programs that make up our Sinclair C.A.R.E.S. campaign: Code of Conduct, Advocate for Student Concerns, Responding to Needs, Education on Suicide Prevention, and Sexual Violence and Response.
Presented by Dawayne Kirkman and Amy Hartman

Wednesday, February 15
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Student Resources: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Identify Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships
Identifying healthy vs. unhealthy relationships and how to build skills and strategies for positive relationships.
Presented by Alicia Schroeder

Wednesday, February 22
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Academic Support: ASL Honors Society
The presentation will assist students in becoming aware of resources that can support them financially with awards and scholarships, and also academically with competitions and graduation honors. It is additionally a great resume item to document service learning, academic achievement, leadership and passion for the professions that include ASL.
Presented by Gwen McNeal


MARCH 2017

Wednesday, March 1
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Student Resources: Get Your Zen On
Learn mindfulness techniques to increase concentration, attention span, reduce worry, reduce stress, and increase overall wellbeing.
Presented by Alicia Schroeder

Wednesday, March 15
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Diversity Dialogues: Peace Building and Conflict Resolution for Community College Students
This presentation will focus on activities and resources that are available to students wanting to explore ways to build peace and resolve conflict in their lives and community. Students will receive a resource guide for local, state, and national opportunities as well as learn about opportunities for careers and educational experiences.
Presented by Kathy Rowell and Dona Fletcher

Wednesday, March 29
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Career Exploration: Do you want to globalize your degree and career options?
This interactive presentation will help students explore the new global studies certificate and global scholars program at Sinclair. The majority of the presentation/workshop will give students an opportunity to learn about how to create a global resume. All participants will receive a global resume template and learn about local opportunities to globalize their resume.
Presented by Kathy Rowell


APRIL 2017

Tuesday, April 4
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Leadership Training: A Leader’s Legacy
This workshop will help leaders answer the question, how do you want to be remembered? This workshop will help leaders to understand the core challenges as a leader you will face and explore the choices that will make their journey fulfilling.
Presented by Tom Roberts

Wednesday, April 5
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Diversity Dialogues: Here’s Your Sign
A presentation regarding working with Deaf/Hard of Hearing/Signing individuals in the classroom. Students can learn social and cultural norms of the Deaf community to better interact with peers and students who use sign language on campus. Some communication techniques and basic signs and will also be provided in order to start the dialogue bridging the two languages and cultures.
Presented by Gwen McNeal

Tuesday, April 11
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Financial Literacy: Scholarships – How to Get Them and How to Keep Them
This presentation will show the types of scholarships that students can receive while at Sinclair as well as a step-by-step process for applying for Sinclair Foundation scholarships via Sinclair's Online Scholarship Application System at Sinclair's scholarship landing page www.sinclair.edu/scholarships. Students will also learn how to navigate the landing page to access scholarships from outside organizations and learn about the institutional scholarship programs available at the College.
Presented by Katherine Gonzalez

Monday, April 17
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Academic Support: Are you the walking dead?
How to deal with end of the term brain fatigue: How to recharge, rejuvenate, and succeed when you are feeling brunt out.
Presented by Alicia Schroeder

Thursday, April 20
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Student Resources: Promoting Community Health
Sinclair’s Service Learning office is working with AmeriCorps Members from Children's Hospital to promote community health. Christina Cherry and Kiera Wheeler, AmeriCorps members, will introduce the campus to Health Professions Affinity Community program. This program prepares students to be actively engaged citizens capable of enacting tangible change in our community. Student groups will be encouraged to identify a community health issue and develop strategies for making measureable improvement on the issue.
Presented by Service Learning

Tuesday, April 25
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Academic Support: Puppies on Campus
Visit puppies on campus and learn about the Vet Tech program at Sinclair.
Presented by Career Communities

Wednesday, April 26
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Building 8 Stage Area    
Academic Support: Puppies on Campus
Visit puppies on campus and learn about the Vet Tech program at Sinclair.
Presented by Career Communities