Faculty and Staff Around a Table

Workshop Schedule

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.

How to Succeed in Online Courses

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. 

Register for August 22

Register for August 23

College Survival Seminar

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.

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Recharging Your Academic Batteries

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.

Register for August 29
Register for August 30

The Secret of Multi-tasking: Making Time for Success

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.

Register for September 5
Register for September 6

Career Planning Seminar

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

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Eyes on the Prize: Prepping for the Test

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).

Register for September 12
Register for September 13

Building Bridges, Not Walls: Communicating with Your Professor

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.

Register for September 19
Register for September 20

GPA 911

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!

Register for September 26
Register for September 27

Procrastination Domination

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!

Register for October 1
Register for October 2

Reading Between the Lines: Tips for Better Note Taking and Reading

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.

Register for October 17
Register for October 18

Cultural Competencies: Stereotypes, Myths, and Misconceptions

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.

Register for October 24
Register for October 25

Transfer Planning Seminar

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.

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Who Moved My Cheese?

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.

Register for October 31
Register for November 1

May Day! May Day! I'm Stressed!

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.

Register for November 8
Register for November 9

What's in Your Wallet? Becoming a Money Manager

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.

Register for November 15
Register for November 16

I Have My Degree; Now What? Employment Planning Seminar

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.

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