University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Monday
05/16/22

EOP Academic Tutor Opportunity

Posted by Tim on May 16, 2022 in Honors Experiences, Student Job Opportunities, Tutoring

We Are Hiring EOP Academic Tutors! Apply Now<https://www.buffalo.edu/eop/current/leadership-development/tutor_application.html>!!

[Four student leaders talking and laughing.]

The EOP department is in the process of hiring Academic Tutor’s for the upcoming Summer, Fall and Spring semesters. Applicants who select to tutor during the summer will participate as a part of the EOP Summer Bridge Program .

The Summer Tutor position is responsible for providing tutoring support in the areas of Math or Sociology. EOP Summer Bridge Tutors provide academic support and create an open atmosphere of learning for all EOP students. Tutors will serve as a resource and role model to EOP students while providing academic assistance over the course of 5 weeks. The first three weeks will be in-person, tutors will be required to be on campus during this time. The last two weeks will be virtual. The summer program will take place on July 3-August 6 2022.

*Please note: Fall and Spring Applications are accepted until positions are filled. Summer Applications<https://www.buffalo.edu/eop/current/leadership-development/tutor_application.html> will be due by Monday, May 16, 2022.

Job Responsibilities

  *   Serve as In-class Teaching Assistant

  *   Provide individual or small group tutoring to students

  *   Assist with assessing the academic needs of students and develop educational plans for improvement

  *   Maintain documentation on student progress and success

  *   Communicate student progress to EOP counselors and staff

Minimum Requirements

  *   Sufficient knowledge and background in calculus, intermediate algebra, and trigonometry

  *   Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  *   Effective time management and organizational skills

  *   Ability to cooperate with students, colleagues, and staff

  *   Able to work in-person on campus during the program duration

Qualifications

  *   Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

  *   At least sophomore standing or higher

  *   Have earned an A- or better in the following course(s): MTH141, ULC147, ULC148, SOC211

If you have any questions regarding the process, please contact the EOP Office at 716-645-3072. Click Here to Apply Today!<https://www.buffalo.edu/eop/current/leadership-development/tutor_application.html

Thursday
02/17/22

FREE MATH TUTORING

Posted by Tim on February 17, 2022 in Academics, Tutoring

211 Baldy Hall

We Tutor:

MATH 121, 122, 131, 141, 142

ULC147 AND 148

We are OPEN 10:00 am to 6:00 pm,

Monday thru Thursday – stop by!

We help with quiz/test, homework questions.

JUST DROP IN – NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED!

Monday
01/31/22

Tutoring and Academic Support Services Spring Workshops

Posted by Tim on January 31, 2022 in Networking, Tutoring, Workshops

Get off to a Good Start

Wednesday, February 9th 12-4pm

Stop by the TASS center any time, enjoy a cup of hot tea, and take a 20-question learning style inventory to find out how you learn best. In addition, check out what TASS has to offer for the spring semester.

UB Money Wise: Health Promotion

Wednesday, February 9th 4pm

ZOOM https://buffalo.zoom.us/j/97593269506 Password: UBMoney

Learn how to plan financially, search up scholarships and fellowships and other financial opportunities.

Internship Search: Career Design Center

Wednesday, February 23rd 4pm

ZOOM https://buffalo.zoom.us/j/91268734144

Learn the tools and skills to locate internships that are tailored to your preference.

Get a Boost

Thursday, March 10th 3-5pm

Stop by the TASS center to meet with an academic coach to get a midterm boost to develop more successful study habits and skills. Coaches will focus on your individual needs to help you reach your goals. No appointment needed.

Get to Know the Undergraduate Student Association:

Wednesday March 16th 4pm

ZOOM https://buffalo.zoom.us/j/93329688838

Learn about how SA is run, what it means to be involved, and how you can get involved in the countless associations on campus.

Get Motivated and De-stress

Wednesday, April 6th 3-5pm

Stop by the TASS center 126 Capen to de-stress and get motivated to help you finish the semester out strong.


Self-Care & Stress-Relief: Health Promotion

Wednesday April 20th 4pm

ZOOM https://buffalo.zoom.us/j/95167857979

Learn some tips about how to take care of yourself and reduce stress as well as help others manage their stress.

Get Ready for Finals

Friday, May 6th 12-5pm

Stop by the TASS center and pick up a motivational quote and the Five-Day Study Plan to help you to do well on your finals.

Tuesday
01/18/22

Become an Academic Success Strategy Coach this Spring 2022

Posted by Tim on January 18, 2022 in Community Announcements, Teaching Opportunities, Tutoring

ACADEMIC SUCCESS STRATEGIES: LAI 203
Become an Academic Success Strategies Course Academic Coach for the spring 2022 semester!


What does an academic coach do?


Academic coaching is a personalized they offer one-on-one meeting that can help students improve their skills and performance. Working with an academic coach can help students study smarter by developing skills in time management, goal setting, and test preparation.
Rewards include: Learning new skills, meeting and helping your fellow students, use your success to help others and build up your resume…
Please contact us to see if being an Academic Coach is the right opportunity for you and to discuss ways of earning internship credit.


If you have questions or would like to apply to become an Academic Coach, please contact asktutoring@buffalo.edu

Monday
01/03/22

Athletics Hiring Tutors for Spring 2022 Semester

Posted by Tim on January 3, 2022 in Community Announcements, Student Job Opportunities, Tutoring

Athletics Tutor

Athlete Academic Affairs in the Division of Athletics at UB is looking for Athletics Tutor candidates who are completing an undergraduate, master’s degree or pursuing a doctorate degree to assist in academic achievement, skill enrichment, and learning strategies with student-athletes for specific classes.  The desired candidate will work with academically at-risk student-athletes, who might be first-year students (freshmen/transfer), are struggling learners, have a diagnosed disability, are International, or are high performing students that are looking for extra help in a class.

Objective:

  • This position will assist student athletes with a specific class that they may be struggling with, confused on subject matter or need extra assistance to obtain a higher grade.

Responsibilities: 

  • Mentoring and monitoring and teaching a cohort of student-athletes by:
    • Implementing college-level academic skills and learning strategies.
    • Implementing personal learning skills to re-teach or review classwork and class materials.
    • Exam review, writing preparation, skill building, class review and work.
    • Promoting and facilitating academic and personal growth to help students become independent learners.
  • Documenting on-going student performance and meeting summaries with up-to-date record keeping through Navigate (UB’s student success portal).
  • Building and maintaining thoughtful and professional communication with the Athlete Academic Affairs Staff.
  • Working in a supportive and multi-disciplinary environment.

Hours:

  • All meetings must take place at the Athlete Academic Affairs Learning Center during business hours (M-Th 8am-9pm, F 8am-4pm, and Sundays 12-6pm).
  • The nature of this position is very flexible for both you and your student caseload however, meeting days and times should remain consistent throughout the semester.
  • Given that you will be meeting with student-athletes anywhere from 1-3 times each week (based on pre-determined need), the meetings should be spread out throughout the week to ensure academic task completion. For example, meeting with a student 1 hour each day on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday throughout the semester.

**Ideally looking for candidates that can work 7-15 hours/week across multiple days.

If interested, please email resume and cover letter to:

            Christina Fanara

Tutor Coordinator

University at Buffalo

ath-tutoring@buffalo.edu

Monday
12/20/21

Winter Session Tutoring is Available through Tutoring and Academic Support Services

Posted by Tim on December 20, 2021 in Academics, Community Announcements, Tutoring

Taking a Class During Winter Session?

Online tutoring is available for:

CHE, MTH, PSY, NTR, & PHY

Make an appointment on our website or use the Navigate app! https://www.buffalo.edu/studentsuccess/tutoring.html

Monday
10/04/21

TASS Drop-In Tutoring in the Residence Halls

Posted by Tim on October 4, 2021 in Academics, Tutoring

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CAMPUS LIVING  

TASS DROP-IN TUTORING                  

SUNDAYS 3PM-7PM
 JONES (GOVERNORS)  CHE101, PHY101, STA119, MTH121/131/141
GOODYEAR (SOUTH CAMPUS)CHE101/105/107
 MONDAYS (7PM-10PM)TUESDAYS (7PM-10PM)WEDNESDAYS (7PM-10PM)THURSDAYS (7PM-10PM)
BLAKE (ELLICOTT)CHE101, CHE102, PHY101, PHY102, ULC147, ULC148 MTH121/131/141, MTH122/142/132, MTH241, MTH306      CHE101/105/107, CHE102/106/108, CHE203, CHE214 ULC147, ULC148 MTH121/131/141, MTH122/142/132, MTH241, MTH306 MTH309, MTH311 MTH335, MTH337 MTH411, MTH419    CHE101, CHE102, PHY101, PHY102, STA119, MTH142MTH121/131/141, MTH122/142/132, MTH241, MTH306, ULC147, ULC148, STA119, PHY101, CHE101, CHE102   Drop-in Academic Coaching from 8pm-9pm   Monthly Academic Success Workshops  
Text Box: NEED HELP AT OTHER TIMES, OR FOR OTHER COURSES?
Make an appointment! Appointments are available both in-person at the TASS center in Capen Hall 9am-5pm weekdays, or virtually 4pm-10pm Sunday through Friday. Our tutors cover a wide range of subjects. Make an appointment through Navigate, available on your MyUB page.
Try STAR-NY! This service offers online tutoring that runs from 7pm-12am Sunday through Thursday, and offers a wider range of subjects from tutors all across the SUNY system. Visit starny.org/tutoring_schedule to see what is offered and to access tutoring.
VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION AT buffalo.edu/studentsuccess/tutoring.html
Text Box: QUESTIONS? asktutoring@buffalo.edu
Thursday
09/23/21

Math Place FREE Tutoring

Posted by Tim on September 23, 2021 in Academics, Honors Program Announcements, Information Session, Tutoring

The Math Place is a FREE Peer tutoring service specifically designed for
undergraduate UB students enrolled in Learning Center or Mathematics classes.

STOP BY FOR FREE MATH TUTORING…………

THE MATH PLACE….. 211 BALDY HALL

We Tutor:

MATH 121, 122, 131, 141, 142

ULC147 AND 148

Students who have visited say:

Great tutoring!

I was able to understand the equations I was having trouble with.

Cleared up confusion where to go if something isn’t factorable

Very, very good! I’m happy and confident in my work as a result.

Fun and educational –

learned the cylindrical integration process!

It was all very helpful and I was able to complete all of my work!!!

We are OPEN 10:00 am to 6:00 pm,

Monday thru Thursday – stop by!

We help with quiz/test, homework questions.

JUST DROP IN – NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED!

https://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/ulc/math-place.html

Monday
09/13/21

Tutoring and Academic Support Services Fall 2021 Workshops

Posted by Tim on September 13, 2021 in Academics, Tutoring, Workshops

TASS Success Workshops
Success workshops are for all undergraduate students needing an academic boost, extra study tips and help staying motivated.


“Road Map to Success”
Wednesday, September 8 6:00pm (Live in the TASS Center, 130 Capen Hall)
Description: Adjusting to being back on campus can be challenging. Learn how to map out your success with online and face to face classes in a post pandemic world.
Presented by TASS Staff


“Taking the Wheel”
Thursday, September 23 5:00pm
Zoom: https://buffalo.zoom.us/j/95566076436?pwd=WDZydUV0dC9qTzNydE1wd25TU2VZUT09
Description: Positive Mindset, Motivation, Grit and Determination–the necessary tools to get you in control of your journey.
Presented by TASS Staff


“Avoiding the Bumps”
Wednesday, October 6 4-6pm (Live in the TASS Center 130 Capen Hall or on ZOOM)
Zoom: https://buffalo.zoom.us/j/97875653288?pwd=RjVubWM3dEtlSlhka09KQlpoYTZ3QT09
Description: Are you having trouble steering and staying on the path. Drop in anytime between 4-6pm and visit with a TASS Academic Coach to get some strategies on how to stay on the right path.


“Crossing the Finish Line”
Thursday, October 21 5:00pm
Zoom: https://buffalo.zoom.us/j/96794919708?pwd=eDJaZUZzb200cms2ZGRkUGpOdUMzQT09
Description: Tips and strategies on how to finish the semester strong.
Presented by TASS Staff.

Wednesday
07/21/21

UB Athletics is Hiring Tutors for Fall 2021

Posted by Tim on July 21, 2021 in Community Announcements, Honors Experiences, Student Job Opportunities, Tutoring

UB Athletics is Looking for graduate and Undergraduate students able to tutor student athletes in various subjects.

Pay is dependent on level of study with a maximum of 29 hours per week (national Students/International 20 hours per week).  For the Fall 2021 semester tutoring will occur in person and virtually. 

  Requirements of tutors include:   GPA of 3.o

                         Minimally an A– in the class or classes you wish to tutor.

Interested individuals can send an email titled “interest in Athletics tutoring” to Christina Fanara (Tutor Coordinator) at cmwaring@buffalo.edu.  Please include a list of subjects that you are able to tutor along with an unofficial transcript for review.