Posts Tagged ‘Student Support at UD’

Fall 2013 Praxis I Math Review

Praxis 1 Math Review Sessions 6:00pm-8:00pm on Tuesdays

All Sessions Meet in 227 Alison Hall

Meetings: 10/8, 10/15, 10/22

Individual Review Session by Request: 10/29

*Students Should Take Pre-test 1 Prior to the Class Meeting on October 8th

Bring the completed test to class on October 8th

The pre-test is available in 200 Academy Street 2nd Floor

(Ask at Reception Desk)


Tutor/Instructor:  Stanley Anderson

Learning More About Each Other

On Wed. Oct 3, ASPIRE members  joined other campus leaders in presenting a panel discussion to freshmen enrolled in a section of the Freshman Year Student Expeience.  The group focused on Things They Wish They Had Known as Freshmen.  While the conversation was lively, the highlight of the interaction was adjourning for lunch at the Indian Sizzler on Main Street!

Fall 2012 Calendar Dates

Saturday September 1,2012

Thanks to ASPIRE leaders and members who came out during the holiday weekend to welcome freshmen and support the Cultural Programming Board’s block party.  It was a hot but festive day, and as always ASPIRE Represented!!!  HUGE thanks to Amber, Arpita,  Eleenie, Sai, Kevin, Lorene and Anh…they are the first to host an event using the new ASPIRE banner!!

Several students took information and expressed an interest in learning more about ASPIRE.

Monday September 17th at 7pm in Sharp Lab 100:   We hope to see many new and familiar faces at the Welcome to Campus meeting. Join ASPIRE leaders Katie, Elleenie, Morgan, Sai, Kevin and Arpita in starting a new and exciting ASPIRE year!!!

We will also announce the Fall 2012 Hearst Scholarship recipients during the Welcome to Campus Meeting. This prestigious $6,000 scholarship award  is made to senior teacher education majors with the most competitive grade point averages who have been active in ASPIRE during their entire undergrad careers at UD.

Tuesday September 18 from 10AM-Noon in the Perkins Scrounge

Join ASPIRE director, Dr. Melva Ware, for Cookies and Conversation.  Get to know other ASPIRE members and former leaders in a relaxed atmosphere.  Learn about scholarship and professional networking opportunities.  Make an appointment to stop by the ASPIRE office for a private chat, specifically if you have campus adjustment or financial aid concerns.

Our office has moved to 204E…same building and floor but a more cozy space…come by and check it out!!!

Mid-Atlantic Star

Former ASPIRE president, Taria Pritchett, was honored on March 27th at a ceremony held in Arlington, VA  by the Mid-Eastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel as a Trio Achiever of the Year. Taria was nominated for the award by the UD SSSP program, and Cheryl Davis-Robinson beamed as Taria accepted the award and made very moving remarks about her plans to teach and continue to give back to the community so that other deserving students can follow her pathway to college and success. 

Spring Semester Means Job Hunting for Seniors

Dear Graduating Teacher Education Majors,

UD Education job fairs are fast approaching and it’s time to register!

Teach in Delaware Day (attended by Delaware public and charter schools) will be held on Tuesday, 4/17/12, from 10am to 3pm. Project Search, held the following day (Wednesday, 4/18/12) from 8am to 5pm, will host Delaware public and charter schools as well as several school districts from the greater Mid-Atlantic region.  Both events will be held at the Bob Carpenter Sports/Convocation Center. Come meet the recruiters to learn about Fall 2012 opportunities!

To register for either or both events, log into your Blue Hen Careers account and follow the instructions.  Log in at:

A list of participating organizations is available (and will continue to grow as new schools/districts register). After logging into your Blue Hen Careers account, look to the lower right side of the screen to find the “Attend Events” section.  Click on the name of the event to see the most updated list of registrants.

Both events are excellent opportunities to meet recruiters and interview for jobs. Bring multiple copies of your resume and dress to impress! Additional information is available at:

See you there!

Cindy Holland
Career Services

Go out to the Get Involved page for a reminder of these events! They are very important!!!!

Spring 2012 Center for Academic Success and University Studies

The Center for Academic Success  and University Studies provides a series academic workshops at no cost to University students throughout the academic year. Their one-hour workshops address key avenues to success in college, including study strategies and academic success management. No pre-registration is necessary; Please call 831-3025 for further information.  YOU CAN FIND THE SCHEDULE POSTED on the ASPIRE GET INVOLVED PAGE so it is there as a reminder throughout the semester.  Go ahead and plan to succeed by taking advantage of these excellent UD resources.