Student Success Workshops

Student Success Workshops @ Southern and Dobson

Due to recent events regarding COVID-19, our workshops for the week of March 16th have been postponed. An updated schedule will be available once classes resume.

Spring 2020 Workshop Schedule - Southern & Dobson

FREE to all students! No registration required...just show up!

LOCATION: Thunderbird Think Tank-Building 38, Room 608
(Next to the Testing Center - Enter through the Compliance Door)

NOTE: 1/23 workshop is in LB 145 (First floor of the Library)

Date Time Location Topic
2/19 12:00-1:00 pm Think Tank - Bldg 38 Rm 608 Flip Your Math Mindset Strategies to reduce math anxiety
2/20 2:00-3:00 pm Think Tank - Bldg 38 Rm 608 Flip Your Math Mindset Strategies to reduce math anxiety
3/18 12:00-1:00 pm Think Tank - Bldg 38 Rm 608 Find Your Voice Keys to self-advocacy
3/19 2:00-3:00 pm Think Tank - Bldg 38Rm 608 Find Your Voice Keys to self-advocacy

4/15

12:00-1:00 pm Think Tank - Bldg 38 Rm 608

Managing Stress & Anxiety Develop coping skills that work

4/16 2:00-3:00 pm Think Tank - Bldg 38 Rm 608

Managing Stress & Anxiety Develop coping skills that work


Foundations for Student Success is responsible for providing student success strategy instruction to all students enrolled in developmental education courses with the goal of increasing student retention and successful completion of these courses. Instruction is provided in various formats, which include: classroom presentations, student workshops, and individual student appointments.

Semester Workshop Series (S&D/RM)

Each semester a workshop series is offered to students on topics such as the following: Identifying your Learning Style; Time Management; Overcoming Procrastination; Developing A Positive Mindset; Test Anxiety and Testing Taking Strategies; Improving Your Memory; Developing A Peer Study Group; Choosing A Major; University Transfer Success; and Acing Your Finals. For more information on workshops, please email pandi.bromley@mesacc.edu or lydia.anderson@mesacc.edu (Southern and Dobson campus), or, bianca.altamirano@mesacc.edu (Red Mountain campus).

Classroom Presentations

In addition to the ongoing workshops, Faculty/Instructors are encouraged to request the presentation of the Student Success Workshop topics during regular scheduled class time. For availability and scheduling please email pandi.bromley@mesacc.edu or lydia.anderson@mesacc.edu (Southern and Dobson campus), or contact Bianca Altamirano Kelly at the Red Mountain Campus, bianca.altamirano@mesacc.edu.

One-on-One Support

Students needing additional support following a Student Success Workshop or Classroom Presentation may request a one-on-one appointment with the Student Success Coordinator.

Student Success Workshops @ Red Mountain Campus

Note: The workshops at Red Mountain will be rescheduled once classes resume. Moving forward, workshops may be available in a virtual format.

Spring 2020 Workshop Schedule - Red Mountain

The Red Mountain campus will hold public workshops for students to engage in learning how to succeed in college with the below listed workshop offerings. For any instructors who would like additional topics taught in their course sessions, please contact the learning facilitator via email to make arrangements.

Workshops are offered every other week on Mondays/Wednesdays, starting February 10th/12th 12:30 - 1:30 in Desert Willow, room 226.

NOTE: The only change will be on Thursday, February 27th for the Flip Your Math Mindset workshop. Also, the workshops on Monday, February 10th and Wednesday, February 12th will be held in DW133.

For more information, contact the Learning Facilitator: Bianca Altamirano Kelly, bianca.altamirano@mesacc.edu

Date Time Location Topic
2/11 12:30 -1:30pm Desert Willow, First Floor, Library Commons

Navigating Campus Technology

Canvas, Google Apps, and other tech tools

2/12 12:30 -1:30pm Desert Willow bldg, First Floor, Library Commons

Navigating Campus Technology

Canvas, Google Apps, and other tech tools

2/24 12:30 -1:30pm Desert Willow bldg, Rm 226 Flip Your Math Mindset Strategies to reduce math anxiety
2/27 1:30 - 2:30pm Desert Willow bldg, Rm 226 Flip Your Math Mindset Strategies to reduce math anxiety
3/16 12:30 -1:30pm Desert Willow bldg, Rm 226 Managing Stress & Anxiety Develop coping skills that work
3/18 12:30 -1:30pm Desert Willow bldg, Rm 226 Managing Stress & Anxiety Develop coping skills that work
3/23 12:30 -1:30pm Desert Willow bldg, Rm 226

Real Talk: Shake the Fake and Believe in Yourself

How to overcome Imposter Syndrome

3/25 12:30 -1:30pm Desert Willow bldg, Rm 226

Real Talk: Shake the Fake and Believe in Yourself

How to overcome Imposter Syndrome

4/6 12:30 -1:30pm Desert Willow bldg, Rm 226 Finding Your Voice Keys to self-advocacy
4/8 12:30 -1:30pm Desert Willow bldg, Rm 226 Finding Your Voice Keys to self-advocacy