Classroom Resources for Faculty

Student Affairs is designed to assist students in their time at the university.  However, much of what we do can also assist our faculty.  Below, are an array of services that you may find useful as a faculty member.  Please let us know how we can partner with you.

Classroom Presentations

Below are a list of classroom presentations that the below list of staff could present in your classroom.  Whether it be part of a lesson your are teaching or in place of cancelling a class, we would be happy to assist.  Please keep in mind, this list of programs and presentations can also be adapted to fit your needs.

Contact Brittany Stanton, Assistant Director of Student Engagement [email protected] for:

  • Community Service Project Options - On or Off Campus
  • Icebreaker/Team building exercises
  • Event attendance tracking
    • preferably prior to events - class specific sign-up sheets can be created with advance notice
  • Speaker/Program
    • Planning and coordination of any class related events 
    • Post event surveys or discussions
    • Contracting speakers or other event vendors
    • Looking for a specific program to bring to campus? Reach out with the topic, type of event, and date range to get options and assistance planning an on-campus event 
  • Presentations:
    • Getting involved on Campus
    • Community Service/Civic Responsibility
    • Leadership Activities/Workshops
    • Various Diversity topics
    • Leadership/Personality Assessments
    • F​​​​​​inancial Literacy Topics (In collaboration with University Park)
      • General Overview
      • ​​​​​​Interactive Budgeting and Checkbook Balancing Workshops
      • Student Loan Repayment (for seniors)
      • Understanding Credit and Credit Scores
      • Planning for the Future
      • How to apply for a loan (personal or mortgage)
      • Saving for a Purpose
      • Debt Consolidation
      • Good Debt vs. Bad Debt

Contact Kate Riordan, Career Development Counselor at [email protected] for:

  • Adult Learners and the Job Search
  • Career Services Overview- How Career Services Can Help Students
  • Creating a Portfolio and Using your Portfolio in an Interview
  • Career Issues for Women
  • Cover Letters
  • Creating a Brand and Marketing Yourself
  • Current Career Trends
  • Dining Etiquette
  • The Elevator Pitch – How to Sell Yourself to an Employer in 60 Seconds
  • From Backpack to Briefcase – Preparing for Job Success 
  • Goal Setting for Success
  • Graduate School and the Application Process
  • Interviewing Skills
  • InterviewStream for Mock Interviews
  • The Job Search – Skills and Strategies
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • LinkedIn – Basics
  • LinkedIn- How to Build your Professional Brand and Land a Job
  • Making a Difference While Making a Living - Transforming Service into a Career
  • MyPlan in the Classroom – Interpreting Your Assessment Results (personality, interests, values, skills, and tying this to a career path)
  • Networking
  • Planning for a Career – Career Decision Making
  • Preparing for the Behavior-Based Interview
  • Professionalism (including communication)
  • Resume Preparation
  • Salary Negotiation
  • Transferrable Skills Employers are Most Looking For
  • What to Do with a Liberal Arts Degree (or other degree if needed)
  • Why Transferrable Skills Matter – For Success in the Workplace and Job Search

Contact Rebecca Pennington, Director of Student Affairs, at [email protected] for:

  • Professionalism
  • Diversity Topics
  • Current Events using the Newspaper Readership Program
  • Academic Integrity and You - A guide for students
  • Leadership
  • Strengthfinder - What are your strengths and how can they work for you?

Contact Jill Betton, Campus Nurse, at [email protected] for:

  • Health and Wellness programming topics

Contact Colleen Lanzoni, Counselor at [email protected] for:

  • Mindfulness for Academic Success
  • Stress Management
  • Wellness and the Neuroplasticity of the College Brain
  • Executive Functioning Skills Development (planning, organizing, time management etc,)
  • Beginner Meditation for College Students
  • Drug and Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategies for College Students
  • Therapy topics related to Depression, Anxiety, Suicide Prevention, etc.