The following workshops are scheduled for the Fall 2012 semester. If you plan to attend, please register using our online registration form so we know how many to plan for.
Dates: Wed., Aug. 22 and Thu., Aug. 24 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.Location: JHG 305
Many students take an online course during some point in their studies. Online courses may not be exactly what you are expecting. This workshop will give you the tools you need to be successful and ensure you are prepared.
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Date: Fri., Aug. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Location: JHG 305
Discover campus resources and support services available at MCC. Attendees will be introduced to career and life planning, study strategies, and coping skills. Activities will be aimed at self-discovery and issues impacting student development.
Dates: Wed., Aug. 29 and Thu., Aug. 30 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.Location: JHG 305
Discover tips to help you focus, refocus, and stay focused and motivated throughout the semester.
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Date: Wed., Sep. 5 and Thu., Sep. 6 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.Location: JHG 305
Multitasking has become the mantra of the new millennium. During the workshop you will learn practical skills for managing multiple tasks and conflicting priorities.
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Date: Fri., Sep. 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Location: JHG 305
Self-assessments and vocational inventories measuring interests, work values, skills and abilities will be administered to students. Students will learn how to research careers, career alternatives and employment trends. Topics will include goal setting, decision-making and employability skills. Students will complete a personal career plan at the conclusion of the seminar
Date: Wed., Sep. 12 and Thu., Sep. 13 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.Location: JHG 305
Does the phrase “all nighter” bring back memories? If so this workshop is designed for you. Keys to doing well on exams and understanding some basic test-taking techniques (i.e., study review plans, staying calm/focused).
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Date: Wed., Sep. 19 and Thu., Sep. 20 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.Location: JHG 305
Examines basic verbal and nonverbal concepts affecting the communication between student and professor. Includes perspective-taking, effective listening, conflict management, communication climate and anxiety.
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Date: Wed., Sep. 26 and Thu., Sep. 27 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.Location: JHG 305
We’ve checked your Academic Progress . . . Have YOU? It’s time for a semester grade checkup—do you need to turn things around? Don’t wait until it’s too late; learn strategies to get your grades back on track and finish strong this semester!
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Date: Mon., Oct. 1 and Tue., Oct. 2 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.Location: JHG 305
Do you find yourself putting things off to the very last possible second? Are you often scrambling to turn in quality work because you waited too long to start? Don't know how to break your bad procrastination habits? Learn some strategies to help you prioritize, motivate yourself and dominate procrastination!
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Date: Wed., Oct. 17 and Thu., Oct. 18 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.Location: JHG 305
The profile of a good reader will be examined in this workshop. Topics include: Prereading strategies, strategies to use while you are reading, and strategies to use after reading. The Baker’s Dozen Note-Taking Strategies will be presented to students.
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Date: Wed., Oct. 24 and Thu., Oct. 25 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.Location: JHG 305
This workshop will help improve and develop your cultural competence, which is your ability to interact sensitively and effectively with people of different cultures.
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Date: Fri., Oct. 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Location: JHG 305
Focus will be on increasing knowledge, personal awareness, and self-efficacy related to the transfer process after completion of a two-year degree. Information will be provided to navigate the transfer process and conclude with an individualized transfer plan to ensure successful transfer to a four-year institution.
Date: Wed., Oct. 31 and Thu., Nov. 1 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.Location: JHG 305
Find out how change can affect your life decisions. Learn to manage change. You will learn how to thrive in the face of change and uncertainty.
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Date: Wed., Nov. 8 and Thu., Nov. 9 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.Location: JHG 305
Students will review various physiological and psychological approaches to stress with an emphasis on creating an awareness of how to change and mange their responses to stressful situations. Options and appropriate exercises for coping with anxiety will be presented.
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Date: Wed., Nov. 15 and Thu., Nov. 16 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.Location: JHG 305
Provides skills for managing financial resources and making appropriate economic choices.
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Date: Fri., Dec. 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Location: JHG 305
Students will be introduced to self and career assessment, employability skills (i.e., the application process, resume writing, interviewing, and follow-ups) and the job market and job search strategies.