Wednesday, January 16 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.
Making the Most of Your Money in College
College students donít often have extra cash sitting around. There are ways to make your money go further and this seminar will focus on how to make that possible. Marissa Nehlsen of Freedom Financial will take you beyond simply creating a budget. She will give you ideas and insight in to what is important when it comes to managing your money. We guarantee that you will learn something new at this workshop; otherwise weíll give you your money back!
Old Main 104 - Marissa Nehlsen, Founder and CEO of Freedom Financial Group, Minot, ND
Thursday, January 17 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.
Listening for Learning--Deciphering the Key Concepts in Lectures
Do your instructors drone on like Charlie Brownís teacher, "Wah wah, wah wah, wah wah?" Or do they talk so fast that you canít keep up? And how do you know which parts of the lecture to write down in your notes? Come find out how to improve your listening (and note-taking) skills so you are ready when it comes time for that next exam.
Old Main 104 - Dr. Laurie Gellar, Director, Honors Program
Thursday, January 24 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
Setting goals is part of our human nature. We want to do our best; we want to strive to be better. We set goals to achieve both. Setting goals, however, is the easy part. In this workshop we look at not only setting goals but also how to achieve goals through some unique perspectives.
Old Main 218 - Dr. Tiffany Ziegler, Assistant Professor History
Wednesday, January 30 11:00 - 11:50 a.m.
Minimize Time...Maximize Grades
Is lecture note taking confusing you? Unsure what to highlight in a text book? Get a hands-on opportunity to practice critical academic skills and learn about resources that may increase your success in college.
Old Main 312 - Jessica Smestad, Coordinator Tutoring and Mentoring
Wednesday, February 6 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.
How to Read a Textbook
Overwhelmed by the size of your textbooks? Come learn about strategies and techniques for efficiently reading a textbook.
Old Main 216 - Dr. Lesley Magnus, Associate Professor Communication Disorders
Tuesday, February 12 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.
What were you thinking?
Understanding learning styles can help students maximize academic success. Participants of this workshop will be given an overview of different learning styles in addition to taking an inventory that will identify their own preferred learning style and what it means for the way they learn and interact with others.
Old Main 218 - Jessica Smestad, Coordinator Tutoring and Mentoring
Wednesday, February 20 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Top 10 Tips for Terrific Test-Taking
Learn strategies and tips for studying, test-taking and overcoming test anxiety.
Swain 112 - Dr. Lisa Borden-King, Associate Professor & Dr. Rebecca Anhorn, Associate Professor TEHP
Tuesday, February 26 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Financial Aid But Didnít Know to Ask!
Did you know there is a limit to how much in student loans you can borrow? Did you know dropping or withdrawing from classes can affect your financial aid? Did you know that even if your parents make a bazillon dollars you can still get a student loan? Get answers to these and other questions you didnít know to ask about financial aid.
Old Main 102 - Merri Jo Connole, Assistant Financial Aid Director and Cheryl Jenkins, Financial Aid Counselor
Wednesday, February 27 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Does your resume have a heartbeat? Give your resume an annual "check-up" to keep it up-to-date and ready to use at a momentís notice. Employers and Student Success Center staff will review and suggest up-to-date resume techniques to make your resume stand out. Pre-register by February 20. To register, stop by the Student Success Center, second floor, Student Center, or call 858-3362 or e-mail email@example.com.
Student Center, 3rd Floor Conference Center
Thursday, February 28 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.
What do you have in common with President Obama, Bill Gates, and Rihanna? You all have 24 hours in your day. Obviously those hours are spent doing different things, but the fact is that we all have the same amount of time every day to accomplish what we need to: it is a matter of how we do it.
Hartnett Hall - 311E POWER Center Staff
Wednesday, March 6 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Dress for Success Fashion Show
Ever wonder what to wear to a job interview? Come watch your fellow MSU students conduct a fashion show featuring appropriate and inappropriate attire for interviews and professional jobs.
Beaver Dam, 2nd Floor Student Center
Wednesday, March 20
MSU Job Fair
Employers with full-time, part-time and summer employment opportunities, as well as internships, will be waiting to answer your questions, accept your resume and possibly conduct or set up interviews! Bring your resume, dress professionally and use this time to explore careers, network and apply for positions. Open to all MSU students in all majors.
Conference Center, 3rd Floor Student Center
Wednesday, March 27 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Is this who I want to be when I grow up? Am I in the right major program? How can I be sure?
Westlie Room, 3rd Floor Student Center - Lynda Bertsch, Director Student Success Center
Tuesday, April 2 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.
Do the "Write" Thing
Receive tips and strategies to make your writing assignments rock!
Hartnett Hall 316E - Dr. Patti Kurtz, Associate Professor English
Tuesday, April 9 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
Memorial 228 - Rebecca Porter, MSU Registrar and Erica Sundahl, Degree Audit & NCAA Eligibility Specialist
Wednesday, April 10 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.
In this Student Success Workshop youíll learn how to create documents and skills that will market your qualities to best land you a job. This course will develop your interview skills, your overall image, and help you match your skills with businessís needs. Overall communication techniques will be highlighted to move your profile from student to number one job candidate.
Hartnett Hall 312E - Audra Myerchin, Assistant Professor Broadcasting
Tuesday, April 16 4:00 - 4:50 p.m.
When you hear the word stress do you immediately think of something negative? You shouldnít. There are things you can do to utilize the stress in your life. In fact, eustress is even considered a positive type of stress. Come and find out what eustress is and how you can utilize it to make your stress more manageable and beneficial to you.
Old Main 104 - Jancy Brisson, M. Ed., School Counselor at Souris River Campus, Minot Public Schools, Minot, ND
Week of April 22
Wear comfortable shorts or exercise pants and loose fitting shirt and tennis shoes. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art, combat sport and a self defense system that focuses on grappling and, especially, ground fighting. It teaches people of any strength level to successfully defend against a bigger, stronger assailant by using leverage and proper technique-most notably by applying joint-locks and chokeholds to defeat the other person.
Presented by ATA