Workshops

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.

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Date: Thursday, September 1
Time: 1:30pm
Presenters: Lynda Bertsch, Career Services Director
                   Kelli Sem, Access Services Coordinator
Description: 

Date: Tuesday, September 6 
Time: 
1:00pm
Presenter:
Linda Conn, Online Instructional Designer
Description: Discuss Blackboard basics such as accessing class materials, utilizing discussion boards, and submitting assignments.

Date: Wednesday, September 7 
Time:
4:00pm
Presenter:
Katy Allers, POWER Center Director
Description: 

Date: Tuesday, September 13
Time:
10:00am
Presenter:
Annette Mennem, Native American Center Director
Description: Discover your learning style through the VARK questionnaire: visual, auditory, read/write, or kinesthetic.

Date: Wednesday, September 14
Time:
2:00pm
Presenter:
Amaura Brandt, POWER Academic Coach
Description: Evaluate credit card pros/cons and create a personal budget.

Date: Wednesday, September 21
Time:
2:00pm
Presenter:
 Mirta Fuentes, POWER Academic Coach
Description: Whether it's a midterm or just a short quiz, tests can be stressful. We will address how you can create a study plan that will make exam preparation easier.

Date: Tuesday, September 27
Time:
2:30pm
Presenter:
Amaura Brandt, POWER Academic Coach
Description: Address the reasons behind procrastination and learn strategies to fulfill responsibilities in a timely manner.

Date: Thursday, September 29
Time:
1:00pm
Presenter:
Dr. Patti Kurtz, MSU Writing Center Director & Associate Professor of English

Date: Thursday, October 6
Time:
12:30pm
Presenter:
Tammy Wolf, Tutoring & Starfish Coordinator
Description: Tips and resources to help you develop your learning skills and reach your academic goals. #reachyourgoals #nevergiveup #succeed #graduate

Date: Wednesday, October 12
Time:
3:00pm
Presenter:
Nancy Mickelson, Mental Health Counselor
Description: College can be scary, exciting, and STRESSFUL! We will talk about healthy ways to deal with stress all while making a cute little stress ball out of playdough and balloons!

Date: Monday, October 17
Time:
1:00pm
Presenter:
 Kelly Lichtenberger, Academic Advisor
                  Heather Martin, Academic Support Center Director
Description: You've reached the middle of the semester! Do you know what is working for you and what isn't? Let us help you identify study habits, time management strategies, ways to communicate with faculty, and resources that can help you be successful for the rest of the semester.

Date: Thursday, October 20
Time:
2:00pm
Presenter:
 Jennifer Sherman, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Date: Thursday, November 3
Time:
1:30pm
Presenter: 
Kelli Sem, Access Services Coordinator

Date: Tuesday, November 15
Time:
1:30pm
Presenter:
 Tate Haskins, POWER Academic Coach

Date: Wednesday, November 16
Time:
12:00pm
Presenter:
 Aaron Hughes, Student Activities Coordinator
Description: You don't need more time; you need more focus. Do you often feel overwhelmed and exhausted by everything you have to do while simultaneously feeling like you've not done enough? Time is what we want most, but what we use worst -- attend this workshop to learn how to quit being "busy" and start being efficient.

Date: Tuesday, November 29
Time:
11:00am
Presenter:
 Tate Haskins, POWER Academic Coach
Description: Join us for this fast and focused session preparing yourself for finals, final papers, final projects, and all that comes with the end of the semester.