RSD Approved Events

RSD Approved Events

Looking for RSD approved events? Check out the following to fulfill your requirements!
 
Want to Be a Volunteer Writer for Buzzfeed?
Students will be shown how to become a Community writer for BuzzFeed. They will learn how to gather information, writer articles and get published. Students will create an account, and help assist in writing an article within the session.
 
March 21, 2018
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Involvement Outcomes: Synthesis, Decision Making, Communication, Idea Generation, Research
 
Amnesty International Nipissing Community Action
This is an opportunity for students to actively get involved in human rights, volunteerism and letter writing.
 
Please join us to write letters supporting two men imprisoned for peacefully opposing slavery in Mauritania and several women and men attacked by far right organizations for participating in a Women’s Day March in Ukraine.
 
This is a come and go event—come for as little or long as you like. As always, refreshments will be provided.

12:30-2:30 PM in A244 (the NUFA Office).
March 23, 2018
Involvement Outcomes: Communication, Diversity, Empathy, Ethics, Social Responsibility
 
Three Minute Thesis – Attendee
3MT® is a university wide competition for Masters and Doctoral students in which participants present their research and its wider impact in 3 minutes or less to a panel of non-specialist judges. Attend this special event to learn about the current graduate research happening at Nipissing University.
 
March 23, 2018
1:00-3:00 pm
A122
Involvement Outcome: Research
 
Three Minute Thesis – Presenter
3MT® is a university wide competition for Masters and Doctoral students in which participants present their research and its wider impact in 3 minutes or less to a panel of non-specialist judges.
 
The challenge is to present complex research material in an engaging, compelling way, using only one slide. The three minute thesis competition provides graduate students with an opportunity to refine skills that can be transferred after graduation to diverse career paths. Distilling research into a clear form, without over-simplifying or making overly-complex, and highlighting the wider implications of this research are important skills to carry into post-graduate employment and public service.
 
Involvement Outcomes: Communication, Initiative, Organization, Research, Synthesis
 
Undergraduate Research Conference – Presenter
Presenters deliver a fifteen minute oral presentation of research or engage in a poster presentation at the Undergraduate Research Conference. The work presented is the summation of a student’s research project over the semester or year and is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their research excellence to the university community.
 
Involvement Outcomes: Communication, Receiving Feedback, Research, Synthesis
 
Exploring Learning Styles – Academic Success Workshop
Learn about the learning styles students typically relate and adhere to when learning. Subsequently we’ll discuss study and test taking strategies that suit your learning style to maximize academic success while minimizing stress associated with assignments and exams!
 
March 22, 2018
12:30-1:30
Involvement Outcomes: Excellence, Functioning Independently, Organization
 
Building Resilience
This workshop allows students to reflect on factors that make people more resilient and how they can develop these things in their lives. We will look at challenges and setbacks commonly faced by university students and strategies to address these challenges. We will conclude with a time of reflection, where students will consider present or past challenges they have faced.
 
March 29, 2018
2:00-3:00 pm
A256
Involvement Outcomes: Empathy, Initiative, Responding to Change
 
CIC Speaker Series: Col. Krista Brodie from the Department of National Defence
April 10, 2018
Location: TBA
Involvement Outcomes: Research, Synthesis, Ethics

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