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Calendar

<November 2014>
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Event : October 2014 Gallery Talk and Exhibit
 Time: 28/10/2014 - 28/10/2014

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Event : 10-29-14: Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
 Time: 29/10/2014 - 29/10/2014

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Event : NFCC Foundation Clay Shoot Fundraiser
 Time: 01/11/2014 - 01/11/2014

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Event : 11-3-14: Academic Advising Begins - Spring Term
 Time: 03/11/2014 - 03/11/2014

Event : Allied Health Career Fair
 Time: 03/11/2014 - 03/11/2014

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Event : Artist Series - Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
 Time: 08/11/2014 - 08/11/2014

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Event : 11-11-14: Holiday - Veterans Day
 Time: 11/11/2014 - 11/11/2014

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Event : 11-15-14 Musical Auditon Workshop
 Time: 15/11/2014 - 15/11/2014

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Event : Early Registration - Spring Term
 Time: 17/11/2014 - 21/11/2014

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Event : District Board of Trustees Meeting
 Time: 18/11/2014 - 18/11/2014

Event : Early Registration - Spring Term
 Time: 18/11/2014 - 21/11/2014

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Event : Early Registration - Spring Term
 Time: 19/11/2014 - 21/11/2014

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Event : Early Registration - Spring Term
 Time: 20/11/2014 - 21/11/2014

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Event : Early Registration - Spring Term
 Time: 21/11/2014 - 21/11/2014

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Event : Open Registration - Spring Term 2015
 Time: 24/11/2014 - 17/12/2014

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Event : Open Registration - Spring Term 2015
 Time: 25/11/2014 - 17/12/2014

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Event : Open Registration - Spring Term 2015
 Time: 26/11/2014 - 17/12/2014

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Event : Holiday - Thanksgiving
 Time: 27/11/2014 - 28/11/2014

Event : Open Registration - Spring Term 2015
 Time: 27/11/2014 - 17/12/2014

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Event : Holiday - Thanksgiving
 Time: 28/11/2014 - 28/11/2014

Event : Open Registration - Spring Term 2015
 Time: 28/11/2014 - 17/12/2014

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Event : Open Registration - Spring Term 2015
 Time: 29/11/2014 - 17/12/2014

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Event : Open Registration - Spring Term 2015
 Time: 30/11/2014 - 17/12/2014

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Event : Spring Scholarship Application Deadline
 Time: 01/12/2014 - 01/12/2014

Event : Open Registration - Spring Term 2015
 Time: 01/12/2014 - 17/12/2014

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Event : Open Registration - Spring Term 2015
 Time: 02/12/2014 - 17/12/2014

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Event : Open Registration - Spring Term 2015
 Time: 03/12/2014 - 17/12/2014

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Event : Open Registration - Spring Term 2015
 Time: 04/12/2014 - 17/12/2014

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Event : 12-5-14: Last Day Classes Meet
 Time: 05/12/2014 - 05/12/2014

Event : 12-5-14: Last day to pay tuition and fees for early registration (Spring 2015)
 Time: 05/12/2014 - 05/12/2014

Event : Open Registration - Spring Term 2015
 Time: 05/12/2014 - 17/12/2014

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Event : Open Registration - Spring Term 2015
 Time: 06/12/2014 - 17/12/2014

Workshops and Study Sessions

The Academic Success Center provides numerous workshops throughout the semester to help our students succeed.  Our staff welcomes any ideas for workshop topics that students would like to see offered.  A current list of available topics is below.

Writing/Communication

  • MLA Format
  • APA Format
  • Basic Essay Format
  • Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Write Now!  Getting Started/Generating Ideas
  • Finding Credible and Reliable Sources:  Search Smarter, Not Harder
  • Primary and Secondary Sources
  • The Craft of Writing: Improving Sentence Variety and Word Choice
  • Writing Research Papers (Series of sessions include picking/narrowing a topic, writing a thesis statement, planning/outlining, in-text citations, works cited, etc.)
  • The Finishing Touches:  Editing and Proofreading Strategies
  • Presentation Skills/Oral Presentations

Math/Science

  • Success Strategies for Math
  • Overcoming Math Anxiety
  • Pass It On... (Helping your child with math homework)
  • Graphing Calculators (College Algebra and Statistics)
  • Looking Ahead to Logs (Logarithms in College Algebra)
  • Biology Study Skills
  • Writing Science Lab Reports
  • Mastering the Metric System
  • Math for Meds

Study Skills/Strategies for College Success

  • Note-taking Methods
  • Textbook/College Reading Strategies
  • Time Management
  • Working in Groups
  • Balancing School, Work, and Life
  • Motivation and Goal Setting
  • Test-taking Strategies
  • Tackling Test Anxiety
  • Learning to Learn (Using your learning style to help you be a better learner)
  • Using Graphic Organizers
  • Desk Stretchers
  • Stress Busters: Stress Management Techniques
  • Highlighting Tips
  • Annotating

Technology

  • PowerPoint (Basic and Advanced)
  • Excel (Basic and Advanced)
  • Microsoft Word Basics
  • Degree Works
  • Navigating D2L
  • Smarthinking (24/7 Online Tutoring Service)

Other

  • Navigating Online Courses
  • Economic Models
  • Know Your Options (AA, AS, Certificate Programs)

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