Get Ready for Success! Join us in the Academic Support Center (library, lower level) for 30-minute workshops that will enhance your academic and college experience. If you are an online student and need to access the workshops remotely, please email Heather Martin.

The Fall 2023 Get Ready for Success Workshop schedule is available here.

Description: Are you ready for college? Join us in disecting your syllabus, organizing your planner, and balancing college life.

Presenter: Katy Allers, POWER Center Director

Date: Wednesday, August 30

Time: 2 p.m.

Description: Did you know that taking a break from studying can be good for you? Learn about how getting involved in campus groups, organizations, and activities can be an important form of selfcare.

Presenter: Chris Lozensky, POWER Academic Coach

Date: Thursday, September 7

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Description: Learn how to organize your finances, create a budget, and save your money.

Presenter: Seth Honerman, POWER Academic Coach

Date: Wednesday, September 13

Time: 1 p.m.

Description: Explore ways to work through conflict, whether it is in group work, with roommates, or speaking to faculty.

Presenter: Tate Haskins, POWER Academic Coach

Date: Tuesday, September 19

Time:11 a.m.

Description: Enhance your professional email communication with professors, supervisors, and potential employers.

Presenter: Jan Repnow, Faculty Business Information Technology

Date: Thursday, September 28

Time: 1 p.m.

Description: Tired of studying the same way with no success and you don't know what to do? Join us to discuss study strategies that will bring results!

Presenters: Heather Martin & Tammy Wolf, Academic Support Center Staff

Date: Wednesday, October 4

Time: 12 p.m.

Description: Caught in the balancing act of managing your time and life? Learn more about your time wasters and review time management techniques.

Presenter: Heather Martin & Tammy Wolf, Academic Support Center Staff

Date: Monday, October 9

Time: 2 p.m.

Description: Learn about if and when it is appropriate to use artificial intelligence (AI) in your college education.

Presenter: Sarah Aleshire, English Professor

Date: Wednesday, October 18

Time: 1 p.m.

Description: Learn why notetaking matters and gain strategies for taking noteworthy notes.

Presenter: Anne Nordgaard and Chris Lozensky, POWER Center Academic Coaches

Date: Tuesday, October 24

Time: 1 p.m.

Description: Create an effective resume or improve the one you already have. Emphasize your skills, talents, and experiences to transform your resume into a powerful tool that will get you noticed! Coffee will be provided!

Presenter: Lynda Bertsch, Career Services Director

Date: Tuesday, October 31

Time: 10 a.m.

Description: Explore key steps in the job search process, including essential tools and strategies, and making the process more manageable.

Presenter: Lynda Bertsch, Career Services Director

Date: Thursday, November 9

Time: 1 p.m.

Description: Feeling lost on how to declare or change your major? Confused about majors and careers and not sure what to do or who to talk to? Develop an action plan to find a major that fits with your interests, abilities, and values.

Presenter: Eric Pietrzak, Lynda Bertsch, Chris Lozensky, ASC/POWER Staff

Date: Monday, November 13

Time: 11 a.m.

Description: Exams don't have to be scary! Learn tips to manage test anxiety and other test taking strategies to help you succeed.

Presenter: Kelli Sem, Access Services Coordinator

Date: Wednesday, November 29

Time: 1 p.m.

Description: Are you being purposeful with your thoughts? Consider coping skills which will help take care of your mental health and prepare you for potential challenges faced in the university setting.

Presenter: Counseling Services Staff

Date: Monday, December 4

Time: 1 p.m.