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Student Support Services

Success Workshops

Many students discover the need to adjust their study strategies and life management skills to the college setting. Workshops are offered each semester to assist in this adjustment and move students toward their academic goals.  

February 2014

Write an Effective Resume: Writing a resume can seem like an overwhelming task but a well-written resume is an essential for a successful job search. This workshop will teach you how to write a professional and effective resume. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on: 

Monday, February 3rd @ Common Hour and @ 3:00pm

Assess Your Study Skills: This workshop will assist students in evaluating their study skills in order to maximize study efforts. This workshop will focus on effective techniques to maximize study efforts. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on

Wednesday, February 5th @ Common Hour and

Thursday, February 6th @ 3:30pm

Online Professional Image: What is your online image? Is it professional? It is important to consider your use of social media as you move from college to career. This workshop will examine how to evaluate and change your online image for the work place. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on: 

Monday, February 10th @ Common Hour and @ 3:00pm

Time Management: This workshop will focus on effective techniques to manage time through setting priorities and scheduling. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on

Wednesday, February 12th @ Common Hour and

Thursday, February 13th @ 3:30pm

Is Grad School Right for Me?: Considering grad school? The decision to attend graduate school is huge. This workshop will cover the steps in determining whether graduate school is right for you and some ways to help you prepare for the application process. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on:

Monday, February 17th @ Common Hour and @ 3:00pm

Listening, Reading, & Note taking: Students will learn active listening and purposeful note taking strategies. These strategies are designed to improve recall from lectures and assist in exam preparation. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on

Wednesday, February 19th @ Common Hour and

Thursday, February 20th @ 3:30 pm

Write an Effective Cover Letter: Show the employer they need to hire you! Writing a cover letter can seem overwhelming, but it is a necessity when applying for jobs. This workshop will cover how to write a cover letter to impress employers and help sell yourself through this glimpse of who you are as a candidate. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on:

Monday, February 24th @ Common Hour and @ 3:00pm

Exam Preparation: One of the most effective strategies for exam prep is beginning early and using short, frequent reviews. Having a “study plan” can help keep you focused and better prepared. This workshop will focus on creating an effective study plan for exams. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on

Wednesday, February 26th @ Common Hour and

Thursday, February 27th @ 3:30pm

March 2014

Coping with Anxiety:  Anxiety often interferes with skills critical to overall satisfaction. This workshop will focus on effective techniques to reduce anxiety and improve well-being. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on

Wednesday, March 5th @ Common Hour and

Thursday, March 6th @ 3:30pm

Ace that Interview: Preparation is crucial to a successful interview. Students will learn how to prepare for interviews and seal the deal on interview day. We will also discuss professional networking. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on: 

Monday, March 10th @ Common Hour and @ 3:00pm

Overcoming Procrastination: This workshop will focus on understanding the positive and negative consequences of procrastination as well as assist students in developing strategies to change the process. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on

Wednesday, March 12th @ Common Hour and

Thursday, March 13th @ 3:30pm

Why You Need an Internship: An internship provides you with practical work experience in your chosen field and will better prepare you for the professional job search. This workshop will help you explore your opportunities and discuss the benefits of an internship and other experiential education. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on:  

Monday, March 17th @ Common Hour and @ 3:00pm

Understanding Distress: This workshop will provide information about negative emotions and the methods we use to either escape from them or maintain our feelings of distress. This workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on

Wednesday, March 19th @ Common Hour and

Thursday, March 20th @ 3:30pm 

Choosing a Major/Career: Need help choosing a major or career? This workshop will cover steps in determining a major or career and how Career Services can help throughout the process.  The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on: 

Monday, March 31st @ Common Hour and @ 3:00pm

April 2014

Stress Management: This workshop will provide information about causes of stress and methods to improve our management of stress in our daily lives. This workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on

Wednesday, April 2nd @ Common Hour and

Thursday, April 3rd @ 3:30pm 

Write an Effective Resume: Writing a resume can seem like an overwhelming task but a well-written resume is an essential for a successful job search. This workshop will teach you how to write a professional and effective resume. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on: 

Monday, April 7th @ Common Hour and @ 3:00pm

Time Management: This workshop will focus on effective techniques to manage time through setting priorities and scheduling. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building on

Wednesday, April 9th @ Common Hour and

Thursday, April 10th @ 3:30pm

Ace that Interview: Preparation is crucial to a successful interview. Students will learn how to prepare for interviews and seal the deal on interview day. We will also discuss professional networking. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on: 

Monday, April 21st @ Common Hour and @ 3:00pm

Preparing for Finals: Hopefully, you’ve prepared all semester and most of your work is already done. If not, this workshop will provide some last minute suggestions for final exam preparation. The workshop will meet in the Administration Building, Room 215 on

Wednesday, April 23rd @ Common Hour and

Thursday, April 24th @ 3:30pm