Student Life

Presentations and Workshops

Workshops and Presentations

Time Management and Procrastination
Managing your time in college can be a difficult process especially when you have so much on your plate. Join us at this workshop where you will learn valuable tips and secrets to a more fruitful and less stressful term. Through our group activities and reflection techniques, you will be able to run a more efficient schedule by utilizing planning tools and recognizing the reasons for procrastination. This workshop will help you prioritize your tasks so that you are in control and ready to achieve your goals.

Date: Monday, Jan. 27, 2014
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Computer Lab 140

Study Skills and Test-Taking
Studying for a test can be an overwhelming process. Attending every class and turning in your assignments is only part of what will make you ready for the test. In this workshop, you will gain study habits that will help you prepare for the exam that's coming up. You will become more aware of the study environment, length of time and memorization strategies that best suit your study habits. To prepare you for the day of the test, tips will be given on ways to answer each question with confidence. Let's make your study sessions count!

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Computer Lab 104

Reading Strategies
Are you looking to better your academic reading skills? This workshop will introduce strategies to take active control of your reading which will lead to improved concentration, comprehension, and recall. You will also practice various speed reading and skimming techniques and learn when to use them. 

Date: Tuesday, February 25
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Computer Lab 104

Staying Focused while Undecided
Wondering what is in store for you after college? Are you unsure about what to major in or what to do with your chosen major? In this workshop, we will give you insight on how to stay focused even when you are unsure of your major or career choice. Through our useful tool, Focus, you will gain a better understanding of yourself and find ideal career matches based on the assessments you take. Making major and career decisions can be difficult but this workshop will assist you in exploring your options and get you closer to your career paths!

Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Computer Lab 104

Note-Taking
Are you looking to better your note taking skills? This workshop will allow you to explore different types of note-taking strategies that can improve your ability to retain information. Come and learn the different note-taking methods and find one that works best for you!

Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Computer Lab 104

Social Support, Motivation, and Goal Setting
Feeling disconnected or unmotivated to set goals? It may be on your to-do list to create plans, but with no motivation or support, you may feel defeated. It happens to the best of us and we are here to help you seek out resources to make your goals a reality. By attending this workshop, you will learn how to set goals and create action plans to achieve them. Goals can be set in all aspects of life and using these strategies will help bring you closer to success and get you motivated to stay goal-driven!

Date: Monday, March 24, 2014
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Computer Lab 104

Learning Styles and Strategies
How do you learn best? Every student has their own way of learning and knowing your learning style might actually make you more effective in your classes. With each learning style comes a set of study habits that can improve how you handle your college work load. Join us as we explore multiple intelligences and learn to assess the best ways to apply ourselves inside and outside of class.

Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Computer Lab 104

Stress Management
Feeling the pressures of college life taking over? At this workshop, you will learn about stress and ways to manage it. You will gain insight on how stress affects your body and take away useful resources that can change your college life for the better. You will learn that identifying your stress level and perceptions on life are key elements to managing stress. In addition, we will discuss techniques that will prevent stress from reoccurring and give you insight into staying in control.

Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Computer Lab 104


Casavant Pipe Organ

The 83-year-old instrument was fully restored in 2003 and features 4,266 pipes.

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