Weekly WMSURE Workshops

WMSURE offers weekly workshops that include one-on-one and small group advising for students. 
All workshops will be 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in the Ford Classroom in Swem Library unless noted otherwise. 

Our upcoming events are listed on the Events Calendar.

Fall 2018 Workshops

Students and faculty are welcome at all of our events. Food is provided at all events for those who register at least two days in advance. Please contact co-directors Prof. Cheryl Dickter, cldickter@wm.edu, and Prof. Natoya Haskins, nhhaskins@wm.edu, for more information. Also, see www.wm.edu/wmsure for a description of our program, resources for students, and office hours. Note: the Ford Classroom is located in the Swem Library.

Date Workshop Description
September 5, 2018


Introduction to WMSURE

Join us for this information session about the WMSURE program. We will talk about the opportunities available for WMSURE students, including research experiences and future workshops and events.

Please register here.

September 12, 2018

Time & Energy Management + Study Skills

At this workshop, we will discuss strategies for managing school work and extracurricular activities while emphasizing the maintenance of good health habits. Staff from the Counseling Center and Dean of Students office will be panelists.

Please register here.

September 19, 2018

Faculty Fellow Research Panel

Learn about the exciting research that is happening on our campus from faculty conducting research with undergraduates.
Location | Research Room, Swem Library 

Please register here.

September 26, 2018


This workshop will provide hands-on practical guidance for writing your papers for this semester. Bring your syllabi, writing assignment descriptions, and a laptop!

Please register here.

October 3, 2018

Being a Happy Student

This workshop will help you examine the various emotional challenges that you may experience while at W&M. Join our panelists who will talk about how to manage these emotional challenges and strategies that will allow you to be a happy student from your first year through graduation.

Please register here.

October 10, 2018

First Generation Students and Faculty

Learn about the successes and challenges of first-generation students, who are the first in their family to attend a 4-year college.

Please register here.

October 24, 2018

Study Abroad and Away

Learn about the opportunities for Study Abroad and Study Away experiences through W&M.

Please register here.

October 31, 2018

Solo Status and Stereotype Threat

Join us for a conversation on solo status and stereotype threat.

Please register here.

November 7, 2018

Underrepresented Scholars in the Academy

Join us for a panel about the experiences of underrepresented students and faculty in higher education. We’ll discuss research and personal experiences and will present strategies for addressing challenges that scholars have faced.

Please register here.

November 14, 2018

Graduate and Professional School

Whether you are a first-year student starting to think about graduate or professional school or an upperclassmen actively pursuing a degree, we’ll give you information on maximizing your chances of being a successful applicant while a student at W&M.

Please register here

November 28, 2018

Social Media & Networking

This workshop will help you consider your use of technology and social media. Learn about academic social media outlets such as LinkedIn and about the specific resources that W&M provides. Bring your laptop as we’ll investigate your current social media presence in order to help you design and create online presences that reflect your interests and aspirations.

Please register here.

December 5, 2018

End of Semester Celebration

Celebrate your accomplishments from the semester with WMSURE students and faculty!


Please register here