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Mentorship KICK OFF PIZZA PARTY!

Posted on Jan 28th, 2018 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Meet your Mentor/Mentee! 

For those of you who signed up to participate in the Mentorship program, we have matched you up with a Mentor or Mentee. With the Sophomore Portfolio Review now on the horizon, let’s kick off our new friendships by eating pizza, talking strategy, and breaking the ice.

It’s also O-K if your Mentor/Mentee can’t make it— come hang out anyway! There will be lots of useful information that you can share with them later, and plenty of sweet people to hang out with.

Forgot to sign up for Mentorship? It’s not too late! Please fill out the form to be a Mentor here: tinyurl.com/psumentorship or fill out the form to be a Mentee here: tinyurl.com/menteetime. OR join us at Thursday’s event, and we can help you get signed up.

The Mentorship program was created to pair Sophomores with a Junior or Senior to support them through the Sophomore Portfolio Review that happens in the Spring. A Mentor can be an extra set of eyes, a cheerleader in the crowd, and just someone to relate to who can honestly say, “I’ve been there.” Anyone in the PSU.GD program can participate. Sign up for Mentorship today!

Please RSVP so we know a good number for getting PIZZA 🙂

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Sign Up for Mentorship! Plus Save the Date SPR Info Sessions!

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2018 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Mentorship is a program that pairs Juniors & Seniors who have passed the Review with Sophomores who are wanting help and insight into how to better their Portfolio. Sign up today to increase your support base! tinyurl.com/menteetime
Juniors & Seniors, we need you too! If you haven’t signed up already, do so by visiting tinyurl.com/psumentorship
Questions? email us at psumentorship@gmail.com

Also: Save the DATE! INFO SESSIONS!
The graphic design program will be hosting a number of Information Sessions that will help you in preparing for this year’s Review. We have scheduled three different time slots, which will give you a thorough overview of what’s to be expected for the Review, an opportunity to see examples of work from years past, and information about accessing help from a variety of resources. You only need to come to one of these three sessions.

Please arrive on time, with materials ready for taking notes. There will be time at the end of the presentation for asking whatever questions you may have. Before attending an Information Session, note that it is in your best interest to read the information packet and download the checklist that pertains to this year’s Review.

ATTENDING ONE of the information sessions IS A REQUIREMENT for the Portfolio Review. You should also be on the lookout for additional emails and posters throughout Spring term announcing important events/updates related to The Review. You do not need to register for information sessions. Just show up 😉

Jan 31, Weds (Annex 160) at 1PM
Feb 1, Thurs (AB 320) at 1PM
March 22, Thurs (AB 320) at 1PM

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Mentorship is Here!

Posted on Jan 16th, 2018 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

We’ve been there too! No sleep, constant anxiety, feeling like you are living an endless loop of critiques and revisions. The Sophomore Portfolio Review is probably one of the most stressful times of a design student’s life. But you don’t have to face it along (and you shouldn’t have to). The PSUGD Mentorship program is here to help!
Mentorship is a program that pairs Juniors & Seniors who have passed the Review with Sophomores who are wanting help and insight into how to better their Portfolio. Sign up today to increase your support base! tinyurl.com/menteetime
Juniors & Seniors, we need you too! If you haven’t signed up already, do so by visiting tinyurl.com/psumentorship
Questions? email us at psumentorship@gmail.com

 

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Mentorship is Coming!

Posted on Nov 7th, 2017 by Kate Bingaman-Burt


Mentorship is coming and we need MENTORS! Juniors and Seniors, it’s time to sign up to be a mentor for the new crew of Sophomores! To sign up, please zoom over to http://tinyurl.com/psumentorship
Watch for the mentorship posters in the hallway created by our super team of students in A+D Projects this term. Nice job TEAM!

Speaking of Sophomores…did you know about the review page on our website? https://psu.gd/sophomore-portfolio-review/
We have a great review guide that was used last year and it’s a great place to start to review the review. It’s filled with tips, a calendar, the rubric and other helpful tools to guide you through this process while you are waiting for help and info sessions which will be happening in winter.

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Sophomore Portfolio Lab

Posted on Mar 28th, 2016 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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Illustration and organizing by Drew Hankins

The heat is on! With the sophomore portfolio review just weeks away, it’s no doubt that our minds are racing, hearts are pounding, and fingernails are getting shorter just thinking about how to bring our portfolios to the next level. The good news is, YOU’RE NOT ALONE! Every Tuesday in Room 320, Sophomore Portfolio Lab has got your back. Link up with your peers, share ideas, and spread positivity as we all work through this together! Throughout the term, SPL will have the pleasure of playing host to Teachers, Alumni, and students that have passed the review who can help answer your portfolio questions along the way. Good luck, and remember, WE GOT THIS!)

>> Tuesdays in Room 320, 12–2pm

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