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Fall 2015 Counseling Center Programs

 

Skills-Building Workshops
This is a skills-building workshop beginning the week of September 21 for ALL students who want to gain skills to improve their academic performance.  Contact the Counseling Center for more specific information.
Academic Organization & Time Management
Tuesday, September 22
1:00-2:00
Dubinsky, A342

Thursday, September 24
1:00-2:00
Dubinsky, A342

What Does Study Mean in College?  Are You Doing It Right?
Tuesday, September 29
1:00-2:00
Dubinsky, A342

Thursday, October 1
1:00-2:00
Dubinsky, A342

Avoiding Procrastination:  The Key to Better Grades
Tuesday, October 6
1:00-2:00
Dubinsky, A342

Thursday, October 8
1:00-2:00
Dubinsky, A342

Exam Preparation & Test Taking Tips
Tuesday, October 13
1:00-2:00
Dubinsky, A342

Thursday, October 15
1:00-2:00
Dubinsky, A342

International Students Meet & Greet Table
This group is for international students in their first semester at FIT.  This group will help you adjust to your new culture and environment, will give you a place to share your experiences, and will offer you support in your transition to FIT.
Thursday, September 17
1:00-2:00
Dubinsky Center Lobby

Welcome Back Group for Study Abroad Returnees
For all students who went abroad during the 2014-2015 school year.  You may be experiencing "re-entry," which is when you feel challenges as you re-adjust to the U.S. and FIT.  We will help you explore what you are going through and learn some positive ways of dealing with it.  This is a chance to reconnect with old classmates and to share experiences of your time away.
Thursday, September 3
1:00-2:00
Counseling Center Lounge, A212B

Open House for Resident Assistants
Tuesday, September 8
12:00-2:00
Counseling Center Lounge, A212B

Come to Our Open House . . . and Adopt a Plant!
Everyone invited.  Come meet, eat and mingle.
Thursday, September 10
1:00-5:00
Counseling Center Balcony, A212B

You Can Talk to Anyone, Anywhere
Learn to look, speak, and be present with anyone and anywhere.  Preregistration required.  Call 212-217-4260.
Thursday, October 1
5:00-7:00
Counseling Center Lounge, A212B

Mind Your Stress Workshop
Stressed out?  If you answered yes, come join fellow students for a relaxing 4-part group workshop on how to manage stress during the busy semester.  Contact the Counseling Center for more information and to register for the workshop.
Thursday, October 8 1:00-2:00
Pomerantz, GHC3-Sem. Rm. 6
Thursday, October 22
1:00-2:00
Pomerantz, GHC3-Sem. Rm. 6
Thursday, November 5
1:00-2:00
Pomerantz, GHC3-Sem. Rm. 6
Thursday, November 19
1:00-2:00
Pomerantz, GHC3-Sem. Rm. 6
Dream Sweet
A good day starts with a good night's sleep.  Learn new habits and techniques to get good sleep, which can improve your mood, decrease weight gain, and increase your focus.
Thursday, October 15
1:00-2:00
Counseling Center Lounge, A212B
Diversity Awareness Workshop
In order to be aware of our biases and assumptions, we must first get to know ourselves.  Come to the workshop to think about how you define yourself while you do a fun arts and crafts project.
Thursday, November 5
12:00-2:00
Dubinsky Center Lobby
Pet Therapy
Pet Therapy is returning!  Before finals start, come meet and relax with lovable therapy animals on campus.  Check our website again later in the semester for details.
International Students Returning Home
Wondering how to share the experience you've had here or how to deal with things that may have changed at home while you were away?  Faculty from the Counseling Center will be offering information on preparing to re-enter your home country, designed to help ease this transition for you. 
Thursday, December 3
1:00-2:00
Dubinsky Center Lobby

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