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InclusiveU seminars are open to all InclusiveU affiliated students including Access, OnCampus, interns, Campus Mentors and Peer2Peer Partners, and matriculated SU students. Seminars are offered one or two times per week and you are encouraged to attend as many different ones as possible.

Most seminars will begin the week of February 15, 2021.

Spring 2021 Seminars

Online Options

Policy and Advocacy: Policy and advocacy are important every year, not just during election years. Your instructors, Sara and Micah, have done disability advocacy work in schools and the community. Come learn how to make the world a more just and inclusive place! Facilitated by Sara Jo Soldovieri and Micah Fialka-Feldman. Mondays at 2PM

Health Matters Part 2: We will be exploring the importance of  using nutrition to achieve better health. With so many options for us to eat healthier we will explore ways to begin the first step to a healthier lifestyle. We will use a fitness app to track eating habits and exercises. *Attending with a mentor is recommended*  Facilitated by Bud Buckhout.  Tuesdays at 1:00 PM

Creative Methods of Communication: Creativity allows students to think and communicate in flexible and imaginative ways. There are a variety of ways to be innovative and express yourself through digital platforms such as Animoto, Canva, and through techniques like stop motion animation. In this seminar we will help students find different creative outlets to assist in expressing themselves in our virtual world. Facilitated by Brianna Shults and Karly Grifasi.  Wednesdays at 11 AM

Digital Literacy: Keeping Yourself Safe Online: It’s 2021 and technology is everywhere. Do you want to learn more about how to use different digital formats safely? Are you overwhelmed with the amount of information you can find on the internet, and unsure what to believe? Join Megan Cartier and Katie Ducett for this practical seminar on how to stay safe online and become savvy technology users. Wednesdays at 12:30 PM

In-Person Options

Due to class size restrictions due to Covid 19, we will be prioritizing the enrollment of in-person seminars as follows.

  • First year students living on campus
  • First year commuter students
  • OnCampus students
  • All other InclusiveU students

Community Service (where I live): Explore the definition of community service, identify various forms in the Syracuse community, and develop an action plan to assist what a group is in need of and support their need. During the seminar, students will problem solve, determine personal strengths, and communicate with an agency. This will allow each student to connect with a local agency as desired by personal goals and interest level. Facilitated by Michele Krak. Tuesdays at 9AM in Huntington Hall.

Hot Topics: Stay up to date on what’s going on in the world, on campus and locally within CNY! We’ll explore and talk about different news articles from the week through videos and articles from various sources. This will be an interactive seminar, with plenty of participation from everyone. Come hang out, chat and learn about the events of the week! Facilitated by Jen Quinn. Wednesdays at 3PM in Huntington Hall.

Exploring Campus Resources: Did you know that as an InclusiveU student you have access to a variety of on campus resources? From health and wellness, recreation centers, academic support, transportation and more! Come explore what Syracuse University has to offer and how to access these resources. Be sure to bring your iPad! Facilitated by Bri Linton. Thursdays at 3:30PM in Huntington Hall.

Residential Roundtable: (This seminar is recommended for students living in the residence halls or close to campus). Come unwind from a long week of school work with Sam every Friday. We’ll be chatting about the coming weekend’s events, fun stories from the past week, and whatever else comes up! Facilitated by Sam Roux. Fridays at 3PM in Huntington Hall.

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