Weekly Videos

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Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Week 14

~This week’s 123-second video – the final one of the semester – includes updates on:

  1. Final exams administered by Disability Resources
  2. Commencement activities
  3. Final grades
  4. Prizes! (if you watch this)

Spring 2019 Week 14 Video Update - Transcription ‌

Undergraduate Studies Spring 2019 Update - Week 14 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Spring 2019 Week 14

Spring 2019 Week 13

~This week’s video includes updates on:

  1. Thursday’s Inquiry at UST event
  2. Advisees who haven’t yet registered for fall
  3. Withdrawals at this point in the semester
  4. Finals week and Ramadan

Thanks for taking 98 seconds to watch. One more week, and you’ll get a break from video updates!

Spring 2019 Week 13 Video Update - Transcription ‌

Undergraduate Studies Spring 2019 Update - Week 13 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Spring 2019 Week 13
Spring 19 Week 12 Dr. Wyatt Undergraduate Studies Video Update

Spring 2019 Week 12

~In lieu of a video message, this week I’m sending a written update that details changes to the registration portion of our summer Orientation & Registration (O&R) program. 

Overview:

  • Prior to Orientation and Registration (June 2019)
  • During Orientation and Registration (July 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 25, 29, 31; August 2, 29)
  • After Orientation and Registration
  • How Faculty Can Get Involved 

Spring 2019 Week 12 Update.pdf ‌

Undergraduate Studies Spring 2019 Update - Week 12 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Spring 2019 Week 12

Spring 2019 Week 11

~This week’s video includes updates on:

  1. Extended deadline to drop a class without a grade of F
  2. Advisor assignment updates and a new advisor training video, available here: https://link.stthomas.edu/-CUD2
  3. New pre-health advising program manager

Spring 2019 Week 11 Video Update - Transcription ‌

Undergraduate Studies Spring 2019 Update - Week 11 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Spring 2019 Week 11

Spring 2019 Week 10

~This week’s video is a bit longer than usual – 110 seconds – but it includes four important updates on:

  1. Tuition for current students (Newsroom article here)
  2. Murphy Online automatic waitlists (details here)
  3. Waitlisting summer courses
  4. Advisor notification of student withdrawals

Spring 2019 Week 10 Video Update - Transcription ‌

Undergraduate Studies Spring 2019 Update - Week 10 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Spring 2019 Week 10

Spring 2019 Week 9

~Happy April! This week’s video is only 53 second long and includes updates on:

  1. Midterm grade outreach
  2. OneStThomas focus groups (details are here: https://one.stthomas.edu/news/58180/onestthomas-focus-groups)
  3. Outstanding Advising Award

 Spring 2019 Week 9 Video Update - Transcription

Undergraduate Studies Spring 2019 Update - Week 9 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Spring 2019 Week 9

Spring 2019 Week 8

~Happy April! This week’s 81-second video includes important updates on:

  1. Graduation and commencement
  2. Undergraduate Research Week
  3. Advising season

 Spring 2019 Week 8 Video Update - Transcription

Undergraduate Studies Spring 2019 Update - Week 8 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Spring 2019 Week 8

Spring 2019 Week 7

~Three updates for this week that relate to:

  • Midterm grades
  • Planning out-of-class activities
  • Feedback sessions on the Canvas course: Orientation to Online Learning

Link to register for STELAR session: Click Here

Spring 2019 Week 7 Video Update - Transcription

Undergraduate Studies Spring 2019 Update - Week 7 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Spring 2019 Week 7

Spring 2019 Week 6

This week’s 73-second video includes:

·         A welcome to two new colleagues

·         A call for Advising Award nominations

·         A note about fall registration and advising meetings

Outstanding Advising Award

Spring 2019 Week 6 Video Update - Transcription‌‌‌

Undergraduate Studies Spring 2019 Update - Week 6 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Spring 2019 Week 6

Spring 2019 Week 5

Coming to you from an ethics conference in Baltimore, I use this week's video for updates on the Center for Student Achievement. It will take you 68 seconds to watch.

Spring 2019 Week 5 Video Update - Transcription‌‌‌

Undergraduate Studies Spring 2019 Update - Week 5 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Spring 2019 Week 5

Spring 2019 Week 4

This week’s 58-second video is a reminder about summer registration and encouragement to attend new Faculty Development Center workshops.

Spring 2019 Week 4 Video Update - Transcription‌‌‌

Undergraduate Studies Spring 2019 Update - Week 4 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Spring 2019 Week 4

Spring 2019 Week 3

Hope you can spare 41 seconds to watch today’s video message about students who are thriving.

Spring 2019 Week 3 Video Update - Transcription‌‌‌

Undergraduate Studies Spring 2019 Update - Week 3 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Spring 2019 Week 3

Spring 2019 Week 2

Just one quick message today about 10th-day deadlines. 

Spring 2019 Week 2 Video Update - Transcription‌‌‌

Undergraduate Studies Spring 2019 Update - Week 2 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Spring 2019 Week 2

Spring 2019 Week 1

Hello, and welcome to spring semester. This week’s video (102 seconds) includes 3 brief updates:

  • Reminder about the need for accurate course rosters
  • Announcement of summer registration dates
  • A note about current students and the new curriculum

Spring 2019 Week 1 Video Update - Transcription‌‌‌

Undergraduate Studies Spring 2019 Update - Week 1 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Spring 2019 Week 1

FALL 2018

Fall 2018 Week 16

Happy holidays! This week’s video focuses on important things to remember as you wrap up grading and submit final grades. 

Incomplete Grade Form Link: https://one.stthomas.edu/sites/its/student-data-registrars-office/SitePage/42403/faculty-staff-forms

Fall 2018 Week 16 Video Update - Transcription‌‌‌

Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 16 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 16

Fall 2018 Week 15

This week’s 75-second video focuses on final exam procedures in Disability Resources.

‌‌Fall 2018 Week 15 Video Update - Transcription

Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 15 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 15

Fall 2018 Week 14

This week’s 63-second video features happenings in the Center for Student Achievement focused around preparation for finals.

Center for Student Achievement Website: www.stthomas.edu/csa

Fall 2018 Week 14 Video Update - Transcription‌‌

Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 14 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 14

Fall 2018 Week 13

No video this week. Instead this minute-and-a-half podcast features a post-registration update.

Fall 2018 Week 13 Audio Update - Transcription

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Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 13 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 13

Fall 2018 Week 12

This week’s video will take you 89 seconds to watch and includes information about the benefits of on-campus student jobs and ways to connect students to those jobs.

Fall 2018 Week 12 Video Update: Transcription‌‌

Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 12 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 12

Fall 2018 Week 11

This week’s video will take you 64 seconds to watch and includes information about the recently developed Study Abroad Course Approval Database.

Link to the database: https://www.stthomas.edu/studyabroad/students/osacourses/

Fall 2018 Week 11 Video Update - Transcription‌‌

Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 11 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 11

Fall 2018 Week 10

This week’s 104-second video shares some results from a national survey on college student mentoring. The results prompted me to think about equitable mentoring experiences for our students.

Links referenced in the video:

‌‌‌‌‌‌‌Fall 2018 Week 10 Video Update - Transcription

Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 10 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 10

Fall 2018 Week 9

It’s advising season. Instead of watching a video this week, please take a few minutes to review these advising reminders.

The advising reminders don’t say this, but please know that your connections with your advisees matter; and, for all of us, building meaningful relationships with our advisees is one way we can demonstrate that we authentically care.

‌‌‌‌‌‌‌8 ADVISING REMINDERS

Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 9 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 9

Fall 2018 Week 8

This week’s video features Writing Across the Curriculum Director Erika Scheurer. Please take 62 seconds to listen to her helpful advice. And remember, lots of information on WAC is available at www.stthomas.edu/wac.

In addition, please spread the word about two things (not featured in the video):

  • Now open: Applications for our next cohort of Excel! Scholars. For details, visit: www.stthomas.edu/excelresearch/
  • Wednesday’s “Meet Your Mentor” event for students interested in learning more about undergraduate research (see poster attached and below)

‌‌‌‌‌‌Fall 2018 Week 8 Video Update - Transcription

Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 8 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 8

Fall 2018 Week 7

This week’s 85-second video covers a variety of topics:

  • Withdrawal deadlines
  • Mid-term grades
  • Advising season
  • Retention

‌‌‌‌‌‌Fall 2018 Week 7 Video Update - Transcription

Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 7 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 7

Fall 2018 Week 6

This week’s 73-second video is about an important Faculty Development workshop, which will be held on campus October 16.

‌‌‌‌‌Fall 2018 Week 6 Video Update - Transcription

Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 6 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 6

Fall 2018 Week 5

This week’s 91-second video is about setting assignment deadlines to promote healthy sleep.

‌‌‌‌Fall 2018 Week 5 Video Update - Transcription

Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 5 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 5

Fall 2018 Week 4

This week’s 105-second video includes important updates on:

  • Catalog changes
  • Grade changes
  • Late registrations
  • Major declarations

‌‌Fall 2018 Week 4 Video Update - Transcription

Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 4 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 4
Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 3 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 3

Fall 2018 Week 2

This week’s 82-second video updates you all on our Center for Student Achievement (and includes pictures of the new space).

Fall 2018 Week 2 Video Update - Transcription

Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 2 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 2

Fall 2018 Week 1

This week’s 96-second video features details about the first week of classes.

Fall 2018 Week 1 Video Update - Transcription

Undergraduate Studies Fall 2018 Update - Week 1 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Fall 2018 Week 1

SUMMER 2018

July 2018

Happy summer to all! Please take 58 seconds to watch this video that includes an invitation to Orientation and Registration.

July 2018 Video Update - Transcription

Undergraduate Studies Summer Update - July 2018 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - July 2018