Checking in with the STCs: April 2021

April 20, 2021

By Matara Hitchcock Since February, the Student Technology Consultants have been hard at work implementing our student-centered projects, like the STC book club and media content, and faculty-centered projects, like direct consultations and media content. Our new members have really been hitting their stride, and I’m so proud of all...

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Join Student Book Club in Reading RANGE by David Epstein

Feb. 17, 2021

No matter what kinds of progress you’ve made, you probably feel behind in some capacity. When there are people your age already starting businesses or writing best-selling books, it’s easy to lament your lack of specialization. ASSETT’s Student Technology Consultants are running an interactive book club on Range, by David...


Catching Up with the STCs: Fall 2020

Nov. 13, 2020

Over the fall semester, the Student Technology Consultants have been continuing to adapt our mission to the remote classroom landscape. What does it mean to help educators and students harness classroom technologies when everything is so virtual? How can we maximize the benefit we provide to students in the College...

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Book Club Guides Students to Make the Most of Their Twenties

Nov. 11, 2020

In fall 2020, ASSETT’s Student Technology Consultants led a book club to help students think about kick-starting their careers and personal lives as young adults. Based on The Defining Decade: Why Your 20’s Matter—And How to Make the Most of Them Now by psychologist Meg Jay, the book club created...

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Welcome, Matara Hitchcock!

Oct. 12, 2020

Please welcome Matara Hitchcock to ASSETT. She’s the manager for the Student Technology Consultants, previously held by Sam Kindick. Sam is still around, but has taken a step back to focus on teaching and scholarship. Matara is currently pursuing an MA/MBA in CU's Department of Theatre & Dance and the...

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What To Do When Life Doesn’t Go As Planned

Oct. 1, 2020

How to move forward when the world throws a wrench in your plans This is the last of a series of three articles written by ASSETT’s Student Technology Consultants to support CU students, especially in uncertain times. Check out our past articles that help you understand where you are now...

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Student Book Club to Explore the "Defining Decade"

Sept. 23, 2020

Your twenties are often as exciting as they are paralyzing. With your whole life ahead of you, it can be difficult to decide what you want and how to get there. Join ASSETT’s Student Technology Consultants for an interactive book club to help you navigate and make the most of...

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Your Many Futures

July 17, 2020

This article is part of a series written by ASSETT’s Student Technology Consultants to support CU students, especially in uncertain times. Your Many Futures is a follow-up to our previous article, Where Are You Now? In 2000, psychologists at Stanford and Columbia universities conducted a study on how the number...

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Where Are You Now?

July 9, 2020

How taking an honest look at your life now can get to the life you want. This is the first in a series of three articles written by ASSETT’s Student Technology Consultants to support CU students, especially in uncertain times. Look for our future articles, which will explore different ways...


Book Club Supports Undergraduates, Helps Them to ‘Design Their Lives’

June 4, 2020

In a book club led by ASSETT Student Technology Consultants , undergraduate students looked toward their futures while at CU and beyond. The program, which was piloted in the spring semester of 2020, was based on Designing Your Life by Stanford professors Bill Burnett and Dave Evans. The authors guide...