The Office of Academic Enrichment is pleased to offer the following group tutorials which are free and open to all students currently enrolled in the classes listed. This listing will be updated periodically, as new tutorials are added.
The Office of Academic Enrichment provides a number of resources that can provide help to students who are struggling, as well as to those who are successful and looking for ways to sharpen their skills.
- Individual Tutoring. We are happy to announce that you now can hire our individual tutors online! Undergraduate tutors are available for $13.00/hr; graduate tutors are $16.00/hr.
- Drop-In Tutoring. Two hours a day, five days a week, drop-in tutoring is available in math, chemistry and physics.
- Group Tutoring. Free group tutoring in a number of courses is offered each semester. Groups are formed in response to student requests.
STUDY SKILLS ASSISTANCE
- Workshops at the OAE: In-person study skills workshop series
- Online workshops: Your Roadmap to Success (http://www.udel.edu/AEC-workshop/). These workshops are designed to help students master essential college-level study skills.
- This spring: Study Skills SkilMod course (UNIV113), a one-credit pass/fail course for freshmen and sophomores (exceptions can be made for other students, when needed)
- Academic Intake appointments. Any student can meet with one of our staff members to assess his/her current study strategies and develop a plan for strengthening those strategies. In particular, students in academic difficulty can benefit from this one-on-one academic counseling.
NEWRnet Paid Summer Internship Program: http://newrnet.org/undergrad. Internships are 10 weeks during the summer (June 2 – August 11). The program begins with a 2-day short course in June and concludes with a student research symposium on August 11th, both of which will be held in Burlington, VT. Approximately 14 students will be selected to work with researchers at the University of Delaware, University of Vermont, Salve Regina University, and University of Rhode Island.
The 2015 Research Project Descriptions are now on the website, and the online application is open. All application materials must be received by 4:00pm on February 20, 2015. Eligible students are rising sophomores, juniors or seniors enrolled at one of the NEWRnet Partner institutions.
Do you know of a really excellent UD faculty instructor, graduate student instructor, or undergraduate academic advisor/mentor? If yes, please let us know who it is.
HOW TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS:
Online at http://www.udel.edu/teachingawards/submit.html.
(If clicking on this link does not work, copy and paste it into your browser.)
Each year, the University of Delaware Faculty Senate selects a limited number of instructors and undergraduate academic advisors/mentors who have been nominated to receive Excellence in Teaching Awards and Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising and Mentoring Awards.
These highly competitive awards acknowledge and reward excellence in teaching, mentorship, and advising. The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2015.
–Excellence in Teaching Award (for faculty): $5,000, up to 4 per year
–Excellence in Teaching Award (for graduate students): $1,500, up to 2 per year
–Excellence in Undergraduate Advising and Mentoring Award: $5,000, up to 4 per year
DEADLINE: Nominations not received by March 1 will be held for consideration the next year.
To learn more about the awards:
For more information visit: MSU Enrichment Summer Program
The ENWC Department will be hosting a special seminar on December 8th from 1-2pm in Townsend Hall Room 233. John Pickering, Founder of Discover Life will be giving a presentation titled “Join the dark side — study the fabulous diversity of local moths to understand environmental changes”.
Take a break from studying and come learn about Micro-Leps! It will be a very entertaining hour!
Help us to make a better CANR! Please fill out this brief survey to assist us in understanding how we can help to improve your academic and social experiences in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The survey should take no longer than 5 minutes. Thank you for helping us create a better environment for our students!
Jamie Abato, Class of 2018
Academic Affairs Senator
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Although it may seem far away, Ag Day is right around the corner! Ag Day 2015 will be held on Saturday, April 25th, and we are excited to announce our theme this year will be Farm to Table.
The CANR Communications team is currently looking for enthusiastic, hardworking students willing to be a part of our Ag Day Planning Committee. We are currently filling positions for our Logistics, Demonstrations/Exhibits, Entertainment, and Volunteer Management committees.
If you are interested, please send me your contact information as well as a brief statement as to which committee you’d prefer to be involved with and what experiences you have that would make you a great addition to our team.
Feel free to contact me with any questions.