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University Seminar Forum Overview

All freshmen are required to attend DSU University Seminar Forums that are held throughout the semester.  University Seminar Forums are generally held in the Education and Humanities Building (EH Building) on scheduled Thursdays from 11:00 am - 11:50 am, which is the University’s Common Hour.

Objectives:

  1. Inform students of the key roles that they must play in having a successful collegiate experience.
  2. Provide positive role models; expose students to the process of positive self-presentation and networking.
  3. Motivate students to pursue vigorously the precepts of excellence and achievement; and
  4. Introduce opportunities for leadership development.

Please read the dress code and the house rules for Freshmen Forum requirements.

Inspiring and motivating guest speakers are invited to speak to students and share insights, experiences, and offer words of wisdom to encourage students as they strive for excellence in their personal/professional development.

Past Speakers: Kevin Powell - Leadership and Goal Setting  /  S. Renee Smith - Paradigm Shifts:  Self Esteem

 

Fall 2014 University Seminar Forum Dates/ Locations:

Thursday,September 4th - "How to Turn Your College Life into your Career" 
Presented by Blake Saunders
Time: 11 am (EH Theater) 
 
Thursday, September 11th- Opening University Convocation
Time: 11 am  (MLK Student Center)
 
Thursday, September 18th- Professional Dress and Attire
Presented by Alex Ellis
Time: 7pm  (MLK Student Center)*
 
Thursday, September 25th -Utilizing the Advisement in Your College
Time: 11 am  (EH Theater)
 
Thursday, October 30, 2014- Career Fair
Time: 11 am  (MLK Student Center)