Upcoming Events

Upcoming Programs Related to Academic Success

Writing Colloquia: Quick Tips from Local Experts-
Wednesdays, 3:00-3:45pm in Gorman C

September 21st: Mrs. Sharon Oster, Academic Success; Dr. Greg Roper - “What’s Your Point: A Guide to Finding, Developing, and Testing Your Thesis”

September 28th: Mr. James DeMasi - “The Dos and Don’ts of Organizing Your Essay”

October 5th: Dr. Matthew Spring - “Verbose Verbiage: On Distinguishing Verbals from Finite Verbs”

October 12th: Dr. Debra Romanick Baldwin - “How to Use Your Stress: Secrets of a Powerful Sentence”

October 19th: Dr. Kevin Saylor - “‘A Rose by Any Other Name’: The Purpose and Importance of Titles”

October 26th:
Mr. Pavlos Papadopoulos - “Check Your Vocab At the Door: Adopting the Terms of Your Text”

November 2nd:
Mrs. Rachel Fields - “Can You See What I See: How Descriptions Function as Arguments and Interpretations”

If you are a member of an organization on campus or are teaching a course and would like Academic Success to do a presentation or help organize a success-related event, please contact us as we can design one specifically for your needs. We would be happy to help with your event or meeting.


Dignifying Humanity

Standing on the edge of border America, Diocese of El Paso Bishop Mark J. Seitz, BA '76, serves a role of vital importance as the pastor of a community divided by the United States-Mexico border. "Recently we have witnessed indefensible, hateful words toward our neighbors in Mexico, the demonization of migrants, and destructive language about our border," Seitz wrote in his July pastoral letter titled "Sorrow and Mourning Flee Away," earning him national attention amid significant upheaval of immigration rights.

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The Rome Experience: Tracing Western Civilization

During this semester's trip to Greece, UD's Romers toured the ruins of one of history's most famous military engagements -- the Battle of Marathon -- dating back to 490 B.C. The trip marked the first visit to Marathon in decades for the Rome Program. "Our visit there was long overdue," said Peter Hatlie, vice president, dean, director, and professor of classics on the Rome campus.

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