Student Success - Workshops

Spring 2014 Student Success Workshops

Transfer Planning ()
Tuesday, April 22nd at 12:00 pm
Location: CTR 276 Puyallup
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Are you working toward transferring from Pierce College to a four-year college or university? This workshop will help you come up with some strategies--it's never too early to start preparing for a successful transfer!

Managing Stress ()
Wednesday, April 23rd at 12:00 pm
Location: LSC 206 Puyallup
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Learn tips for coping with stress through mindfulness relaxation and self-talk (you know, that little voice in your head that ramps up the anxiety!).

Are You LinkedIn?? ()
Tuesday, April 29th at 11:00 am
Location: CTR 276 Puyallup
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LinkedIn for higher education! Would you like to expand your network and showcase your abilities to the world? Want to learn why you should use this electronic Rolodex? We'll teach you how to create a compelling LinkedIn profile and get connected with other students, professionals, and interest-specific groups.

Transferring 101 ()
Thursday, May 1st at 12:00 pm
Location: OLY 303 Fort Steilacoom
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Are you working towards transferring from Pierce College to a four-year school? It's never too early to start preparing for a successful transfer! Join us to learn about the process and what you can do to save yourself time and money.

Overcoming Test Anxiety ()
Tuesday, May 6th at 12:00 pm
Location: LSC 206 Puyallup
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A little anxiety before a test is motivating; too much and it overwhelms and interferes with your ability to succeed. This workshop provides information on test anxiety, and coping techniques and strategies.

Career Decisions - Part One ()
Wednesday, May 7th at 12:00 pm
Location: RAI 262 Fort Steilacoom
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This is a two-part workshop and you must attend both sessions! Learn about the kinds of careers that are the best match for you, and the kinds of educational paths it will take to get there. This workshop will either open up new paths to pursue or, at least, confirm that you are currently on the right path.

Choosing a Major ()
Thursday, May 8th at 12:00 pm
Location: CTR 276 Puyallup
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Sometimes the process for choosing a major can be confusing. If you are unsure of a major and would like to learn some useful tips for making a good choice, this workshop is for you!

Career Decisions - Part Two ()
Thursday, May 8th at 12:00 pm
Location: RAI 262 Fort Steilacoom
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The career decision you make is ultimately up to you, but how can you make a good decision unless you know and explore all your options?

Putting Your Brain To Work ()
Sunday, May 11th at 12:00 pm
Location: OLY 203
Contact: Deborah Bransford | |
Focusing on the latest neuroscience on how our brains actually work, i.e., learn.

Diversity in Team Building ()
Tuesday, May 20th at 12:00 pm
Location: OLY 303 Fort Steilacoom
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This presentation is designed to maximize the success of students who are working in groups. We will discuss team member roles and how to contribute using your best skills. Also, cultural differences will be discussed, and how to maximize communication and understanding of expectations in a group.

Career Development/Process ()
Tuesday, May 20th at 2:30 pm
Location: CTR 276 Puyallup
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Do you need help planning your career? Attend this workshop to learn tips to help you plan an effective career path that is compatible with your skills, interests, values, and personality type.

Study Skills ()
Thursday, May 22nd at 12:00 pm
Location: OLY 303 Fort Steilacoom
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Mastering the art of studying for tests is a difficult and arduous task. Learn how to improve your memory and study techniques, then apply them to your classes.

Relaxation Techniques ()
Thursday, May 29th at 12:00 pm
Location: OLY 303 Fort Steilacoom
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Relaxation techniques are among your most powerful tools for repairing your body and fighting the effects of stress. This workshop will help you implement relaxation practices that will be beneficial in all aspects of your life.

Study Skills ()
Tuesday, June 3rd at 12:00 pm
Location: OLY 303 Fort Steilacoom
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Learn how to improve your memory and study techniques, and then apply the techniques to your classes!

Yoga Relaxation ()
Thursday, June 5th at 12:00 pm
Location: OLY 303 Fort Steilacoom
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Many people think that yoga is just stretching. While stretching is certainly involved, yoga is really about creating balance in the body through developing both strength and flexibility. Yoga is said to unite the mind, body, and spirit.

 

Jennifer Cooke
Retention and Transition Success Manager (FS)
(253) 964-6592

Tony Grace
Student Success Manager (eL)
(253) 912-3778
Online Office

Contact

retention@pierce.ctc.edu