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Event : Community Theatre Murder’s in the Heir
 Time: 10/06/2016 - 11/06/2016

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Event : Community Theatre Murder’s in the Heir
 Time: 11/06/2016 - 11/06/2016

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Event : Medical Administrative Specialist Pinning & Awards Ceremony
 Time: 16/06/2016 - 16/06/2016

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Event : Jenyethel Merritt Public Award & Celebration Ceremony
 Time: 25/06/2016 - 25/06/2016

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Event : Independence Day Holiday
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Workshops and Study Sessions

Upcoming Events:

FREE Jumpstart Workshops | Register by Aug. 3

  • Registration Opens July 18
  • Deadline to REGISTER Aug. 3
  • FREE Jumpstart Workshops Aug. 8-11

SAVE THESE DATES to attend FREE workshops and seminars designed to help you get ready for Fall Term 2016. Jumpstart offers free study skills, strategies, and review sessions for students preparing to enroll in ENC 1101 (Freshman English I), MAT 1033 (Intermediate Algebra), any science course, and/or students who want a jumpstart on using technology effectively at NFCC. MORE INFORMATION 

 Jumpstart 2016 Workshops


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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