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Calendar

<January 2015>
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Event : Winter Break
 Time: 28/12/2014 - 04/01/2015

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Event : Winter Break
 Time: 29/12/2014 - 04/01/2015

30

Event : Winter Break
 Time: 30/12/2014 - 04/01/2015

31

Event : Winter Break
 Time: 31/12/2014 - 04/01/2015

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Event : Winter Break
 Time: 01/01/2015 - 04/01/2015

2

Event : Winter Break
 Time: 02/01/2015 - 04/01/2015

3

Event : Winter Break
 Time: 03/01/2015 - 04/01/2015

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Event : Winter Break
 Time: 04/01/2015 - 04/01/2015

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Event : 1-5-15: College Reopens after Winter Break
 Time: 05/01/2015 - 05/01/2015

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Event : Classes Begin Spring Term
 Time: 07/01/2015 - 07/01/2015

Event : Extended Spring Term Hours
 Time: 07/01/2015 - 08/01/2015

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Event : Extended Spring Term Hours
 Time: 08/01/2015 - 08/01/2015

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Event : 1-14-15: Last Day to Register (Spring Term 2015)
 Time: 14/01/2015 - 14/01/2015

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Event : Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr Day
 Time: 19/01/2015 - 19/01/2015

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Event : Artist Series - Popovich Comedy Pet Theater
 Time: 22/01/2015 - 22/01/2015

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Event : Club Expo 2015
 Time: 27/01/2015 - 28/01/2015

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Event : Club Expo 2015 - January 28, 2015
 Time: 28/01/2015 - 28/01/2015

Event : Club Expo 2015
 Time: 28/01/2015 - 28/01/2015

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Event : Art Talk and Reception January 29, 2015
 Time: 29/01/2015 - 29/01/2015

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Event : Oliver Twist
 Time: 31/01/2015 - 31/01/2015

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Event : Artist Series - A Night in Old New Orleans
 Time: 06/02/2015 - 06/02/2015

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Workshops and Study Sessions

This Week's Workshop

How to Write a Science Lab Report:  Putting a lab report together is a requirement of many of our science classes. By attending this workshop, you'll receive tips that will help make your writing of lab reports a smooth process.

Presenter:  Mrs. Bonnie Littlefield

Thursday, January 29 @ 1:00 (Science Building, Room 105)


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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