Group Tutoring with the Office of Academic Enrichment- UPDATED 10/30

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.Group Tutoring-AEC - 2014 Fall_Page_1

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Fall 2014 Academic Resources

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.

TUTORING

  • 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.

The OAE Newsletter provides a quick overview of offerings.  For more details on OAE programs, visit our website.

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New Jersey Agribusiness Association Edward A. Platz Memorial Scholarship

The New Jersey Agribusiness Association is offering two $1,500 scholarships to eligible and qualified students.  Students must be a sophomore, junior or senior at any accredited 4 year college or university in the U.S. when receiving the scholarship.  The candidate must be a New Jersey resident majoring in an agricultural subject area.  The candidate must also intend to pursue a career in production agriculture.

Applications are available in rm. 104 Townsend Hall; applications are due on Friday, December 5, 2014.

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Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture Internship

The Noble Foundation’s Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture Program offers students the opportunity to assist in a research project while working alongside and learning from professional researchers and consultants.  The Noble Foundation Agricultural Division offers educational opportunities in its core areas of expertise: agricultural communications, agricultural economics, agricultural education, agronomy, animal science, farm and ranch management, horticultural crop management, natural resources management, plant and soil sciences, rangeland ecology and management, and wildlife and fisheries management.  This program provides students the opportunity to work directly with a team of consultants and research scientists in the development and implementation of farm and ranch-based consultation and research.

The deadline for submission of the application packet is February 13, 2015 or until suitable candidates are identified.  Interested applicants should apply immediately.  For more information visit: www.noble.org/noble-scholar

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Work Study Positions Available

On campus work opportunities are available for students with UD Facilities.  Job responsibilities include assisting the Grounds Maintenance area crews with tasks such as; mowing, string trimming, leaf removal, pruning, litter, and other normal grounds type of activities.  Students who qualify for Work Study, and who can work a minimum of 4 hours at a time are preferred.  Work days are Monday-Friday, between 7AM and 3:30PM.

To apply contact Roger Bowman, roger@udel.edu, to arrange for an interview.  If hired must do all the UD required steps to be placed on the payroll; criminal background checks, direct deposit, and other paperwork before starting the position.

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Winter 2015 The Science of Business and Ice Cream: From the Cow to the Cone

Cow to Cone Winter Session

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Spring 2015 Pollination Ecology Course

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Spring 2015 Biomedical Communication Course

Biomedical Communication Flyer-Spring 2015Want to learn more?  Check out the sample course syllabus

 

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The Science of Wine Winter Session Course

Science of Wine Flyer

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Donald F. Crossan Agricultural Alumni Scholarship

DONALD F. CROSSAN AGRICULTURAL ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP 2015-2016 APPLICATION 

The Donald F. Crossan Agricultural Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a Sophomore or Junior majoring in the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources on the basis of academic merit and an interest in agriculture. Preference is given to students with financial need. Funds will be posted to the winner’s UD account by UD Financial Aid as half to cover partial Fall 2015 semester expenses and half to cover partial Spring 2016 semester expenses pending continued enrollment by the winner.

For more information and to apply: Crossan Application 2015

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“On Call” Laboratory Assistant Position Available

Frontier Scientific Services, Inc. is a science-based company, located in Newark, DE.  Currently we have a need to fill a Lab Assistant position for “On Call” support, i.e. call the student employee into work when work demands are high, or to fill in for other Frontier employees when they are on vacation or out sick.  All of the work will be at DuPont Stine-Haskell Research Center.  The pay rate for the student employee will be $14.00/hour.

“On Call” Laboratory Assistant
This position is for “On Call” help when needed at DuPont Stine-Haskell Research Center.

Various job task assignments, such as:

  • Working in the Potting and Seeding group where various types of pots are fill with different types of soil for research testing needs.
  • Plant propagation, where seeds are sown in pots or field for producing crop plants and weed species for research testing
  • Various types of Agricultural assignment, and biology/chemistry laboratory assignments.

For more information or to apply contact: aguida@frontierssi.com 

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Hilmar Dairy Farm Internship

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