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Calendar

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Event : Internet Marketing Tips Workshop
 Time: 31/03/2015 - 31/03/2015

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Event : Art Touched by Autism 2015
 Time: 02/04/2015 - 02/04/2015

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Event : 4-6-15: Academic Advising Begins - Summer Term
 Time: 06/04/2015 - 06/04/2015

Event : Early Registration Deadline - Fitness Run 2015
 Time: 06/04/2015 - 06/04/2015

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Event : NFCC Honors Convocation
 Time: 07/04/2015 - 07/04/2015

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Event : Artist Series - Country Royalty
 Time: 09/04/2015 - 09/04/2015

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Event : Colin P. Kelly Fitness Run 2015
 Time: 18/04/2015 - 18/04/2015

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Event : Early Registration - Summer Term
 Time: 20/04/2015 - 24/04/2015

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Event : Early Registration - Summer Term
 Time: 21/04/2015 - 24/04/2015

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Event : Poetry on Stage
 Time: 22/04/2015 - 22/04/2015

Event : Early Registration - Summer Term
 Time: 22/04/2015 - 24/04/2015

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Event : Last Day Classes Meet
 Time: 23/04/2015 - 23/04/2015

Event : Early Registration - Summer Term
 Time: 23/04/2015 - 24/04/2015

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Event : April 24-29:  Final Exams (Spring Term 2015)
 Time: 24/04/2015 - 29/04/2015

Event : Early Registration - Summer Term
 Time: 24/04/2015 - 24/04/2015

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Event : April 24-29:  Final Exams (Spring Term 2015)
 Time: 25/04/2015 - 29/04/2015

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Event : April 24-29:  Final Exams (Spring Term 2015)
 Time: 26/04/2015 - 29/04/2015

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Event : Open Registration - Summer Term 2015
 Time: 27/04/2015 - 27/04/2015

Event : April 24-29:  Final Exams (Spring Term 2015)
 Time: 27/04/2015 - 29/04/2015

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Event : 4-28-2015 Scholarship Application Deadline
 Time: 28/04/2015 - 28/04/2015

Event : April 24-29:  Final Exams (Spring Term 2015)
 Time: 28/04/2015 - 29/04/2015

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Event : April 24-29:  Final Exams (Spring Term 2015)
 Time: 29/04/2015 - 29/04/2015

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Event : 4-30-2015: Blood Drive at NFCC
 Time: 30/04/2015 - 30/04/2015

Event : RN Pinning
 Time: 30/04/2015 - 30/04/2015

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Event : Health IT Program Application Deadline
 Time: 01/05/2015 - 01/05/2015

Event : LPN Application Deadline
 Time: 01/05/2015 - 01/05/2015

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Event : Spring Commencement, May 5, 2015
 Time: 05/05/2015 - 05/05/2015

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Workshops and Study Sessions

Upcoming Workshops:

   Logarithm Q&A (presented by Roberta Lacefield)

Are you confused by logarithms and feeling the pressure of doing well on the last quiz? Bring your questions and confusions to this logarithm Q&A.

Note: if you can't make it to the workshop, check out the logarithm review sheet in the Tutorials and Resources section of this website.

Location:

Building 6, Room 105 (math suite conference room)

Dates/Times Offered:

Tuesday, April 14 @ 3:00 – 4:00pm

Wednesday, April 15 @ 4:00 – 5:00pm

 

  Statistics and Hypothesis Testing Q&A (presented by Roberta Lacefield)

Are you confused by stats and feeling the pressure of doing well on the last test? Bring your questions and confusions to this stats Q&A.

Note: if you can't make it to the workshop, check out the stats review handouts in the Tutorials and Resources section of this website.

Location:

Building 6, Room 105 (math suite conference room)

Dates/Times Offered:

Wednesday, April 15 @ 2:00 – 3:00pm

 

ASC Workshop Topics:

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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