Learning Enhancement Center Olympiad offers fun, informative workshops

September 21, 2009 | Events, UToday
By Cathy Zimmer

The University of Toledo’s Learning Enhancement Center will hold its ninth annual Olympiad Monday through Thursday, Sept. 21-24, in Student Union Room 2592.

The Olympiad is a four-day series of fun, interactive and informative learning experiences addressing academic and personal issues that college students face. The center will offer 56 workshops over the four days.

Presented in a workshop format, Olympiad events will include several topics, including “Simple Self-Defense Techniques,” “Top Ten List of Academic Strategies,” “50 Minutes to a Better Memory,” “Show That Test Who’s Boss,” “What’s Food Got to Do With It” and “Help! My Professor Is an Alien!”

The Olympiad schedule of events can be found at www.utoledo.edu/utlc/lec.

More than 4,800 students attended last year’s event.

This year the Learning Enhancement Center partnered with the Office of Accessibility, Career Services, Carlson Library, Community Wellness & Health Programs, UT Counseling Center, First-Year Experience Program, Health Education, Huntington Bank, Information Technology, Office of the President, Student Athletic Academic Services, Student Recreation Center, Student Support Services, Urban Affairs Center and the UT Learning Collaborative to put together the event.

The Learning Enhancement Center provides academic assistance to all UT students by offering free tutoring in science, math, business, foreign language and study strategies, as well as supplemental instruction by peer-led study sessions.

The center is located on the Main Campus in the Rathbun Cove in the lower level of Carlson Library. No appointment is required.

For more information, contact Pam Rehkopf of the Learning Enhancement Center at 419.530.2595.

Click to access the login or register cheese