Student Success Workshops

 

  Download the Student Success Workshop Brochure

*Please note that changes may not be reflected in the Student Success Workshop brochure.

 For the most up-to-date details, please refer to the schedule below:

 Fall 2018 Workshops

Dean's List Ahead

Monday, November 5th
Room 2202B
11:00 - 11:50am
Facilitator: Kelly Nickel
 
Learn simple, practical, and effective techniques to help you develop and adopt the college success behaviors that will allow you to excel in your courses and find your way onto the dean's list.

Thesis Statements

Monday, November 5th
Room 738
2:30 - 3:00pm
Facilitator: Writing Center
 
Learn how to write a thesis statement to help with all those college papers! Find out what makes a thesis statement good, and how to choose the right kinds of words to argue your point.

MLA Format

Tuesday, November 6th
Room 738
11:00 - 11:30am
Facilitator: Writing Center
 
Does writing a proper college paper intimidate you? Are you at a loss for remembering all the rules of formatting? This workshop will help you to be familiar with how to format, the do's and don'ts, and where to find the tools to help with the basics of MLA style.

The Benefits of Gratefulness

Tuesday, November 6th
Room 822
1:00 - 1:50pm
Facilitator: Melanee Grondahl
 
Learn easy ways to be more grateful. People who are regularly grateful-who acknowledge the goodness on life and the sources of it are generally healthier and happier.

UC Fall Admissions Application Assistance

Tuesday, November 6th
Room 243
1:00 - 1:50pm
Facilitator: Sonia Randhawa
 
Want to apply to a UC, but you are not sure how to proceed? Have questions about the application and application process? Come to this workshop and get answers to your questions about UC applications and more!

Resume Writing

Wednesday, November 7th
Room 2202B
10:00 - 11:00am
Facilitator: Mindy Halter
 
Your resume is the first thing a prospective boss will see; make it great! This workshop is a basic overview on how to develop a resume, including some important do's and don'ts.

Comma Usage

Wednesday, November 7th
Room 738
11:00 - 11:30am
Facilitator: The Writing Center
 
What are too many or too few? Where do they belong? Learn the correct use of commas and how they can enhance your writing and serve as an effective tool in making you a better writer.

CSU Transfer Admission Guarantee (ADT)

Wednesday, November 7th
Room 2202B
11:30 - 12:20pm
Facilitator: Sonia Randhawa
 
Learn the benefits of obtaining an Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) from Shasta College. It's a "degree with a guarantee" to the CSU system.

Healthy Sexuality

Thursday, November 8th
Room 822
2:00 - 2:50pm
Facilitator: Jessie Ballard - Shasta CARES
 
Join Shasta CARES for an interactive workshop exploring the elements of healthy sexuality. Explore strategies for creating healthy, consensual sexual relationships!

CSU Fall Admissions Application Assistance

Tuesday, November 13th
Room 243
1:00 - 1:50pm
Facilitator: Sonia Randhawa
 
Want to apply to a CSU, but you are not sure how to proceed? Have questions about the application and application process? Come to this workshop and get answers to your questions about CSU applications and more!

How to Search for Work

Tuesday, November 13th
Room 822
1:00 - 2:00pm
Facilitator: Mindy Halter
 
This workshop will open your eyes to a more effective, non-traditional way of job-searching. The workshop will cover networking, making a good first impression, and taking control of your job search.

Inner Guide, Inner Critic, Inner Defender

Tuesday, November 13th
Room 822
3:30 - 4:20pm
Facilitator: Sarah Innes
 
Let's be honest, we all have little voices inside our heads. Come to this workshop, and we will work on how to tame the inner critic and inner defender while making your inner guide stronger and clearer than ever before.

Stress Reduction

Wednesday, November 14th
Room 2116
6:00 - 7:15pm
Facilitator: Crystal Hilton
 
School, work, or life getting you stressed? Come learn some management and relaxation techniques that you can use today!

CSU Fall Admissions Application Assistance

Monday, November 26th
Room 243
1:00 - 1:50pm
Facilitator: Sonia Randhawa
 
Want to apply to a CSU, but you are not sure how to proceed? Have questions about the application and application process? Come to this workshop and get answers to your questions about CSU applications and more!

Interview Tips

Tuesday, November 27th
Room 822
3:00 - 4:50pm
Facilitator: Mike Parisot
 
Are you looking to land your job by nailing your interview? In this informative session, we will help prepare you to rock your next job interview. We will cover a wide range of topics, such as the interview process, key components to cover in your application, interview testing, interview questions, interviewing, and many other helpful interview techniques. Don't miss your opportunity to get a leg up on the competition.

UC Fall Admissions Application Assistance

Wednesday, November 28th
Room 243
1:00 - 1:50pm
Facilitator: Sonia Randhawa
 
Want to apply to a UC, but you are not sure how to proceed? Have questions about the application and application process? Come to this workshop and get answers to your questions about UC applications and more!

EQ - Emotional Intelligence

Thursday, November 29th
Room 822
4:00 - 4:50pm
Facilitator: James Crockett
 
Learn what emotional intelligence is and how to identify and cope with your emotions.

Procrastination (Back-to-Back Workshops)

Monday, December 3rd
Room 822
2:00 - 2:50pm
Facilitator: Leanne Westphal
 
Come to this workshop to learn strategies for overcoming procrastination so that you can take charge of your life, gaining a sense of strength, resolve, and peace of mind.

Got Meaning? (Back-to-Back Workshops)

Monday, December 3rd
Room 822
3:00 - 3:50pm
Facilitator: Wade Stewart
 
Do you want your life to have more meaning? A wise man once stated, "Those who have a 'way' to live, can bear with almost any 'how.'" In other words, we can endure many difficult challenges if we understand "why." This workshop is meant to help you start to find your own personal "why" in your life.

The Power of Money in Relationships

Tuesday, December 4th
Room 822
1:00 - 1:50pm
Facilitator: Leanne Westphal
 
A look at how money can be used to help you throughout your life to be a generous giving person without stress. We'll look at money communication with friends, family, roommates, as well as addressing Holiday Spending Control.

Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life

Tuesday, December 11th
Room 822
1:00 - 1:50pm
Facilitator: Melanee Grondahl
 
Did you know that your talents and abilities are not set in stone? Discover how to adopt a new mindset that will enable you to take risks and look at failures as mere learning opportunities.

Being an Active Bystander

Tuesday, December 11th
Room 822
5:30 - 6:30pm
Facilitator: Jessie Ballard - Shasta CARES
 
Be confident in your ability to help, be supportive, and motivate your community to become involved and be safe. See something, say something! Know the resources on campus!

How to Search for Work

Wednesday, December 12th
Room 2202B
10:00 - 11:00am
Facilitator: Mindy Halter
 
This workshop will open your eyes to a more effective, non-traditional way of job-searching. The workshop will cover networking, making a good first impression, and taking control of your job search.

Resume Writing

Thursday, December 13th (changed from December 6th)
Room 822
1:00 - 2:00pm
Facilitator: Mindy Halter
 
This workshop will open your eyes to a more effective, non-traditional way of job-searching. The workshop will cover networking, making a good first impression, and taking control of your job search.
 

 Resources

NET TUTOR Access Tutoring Online!

A FREE Service for Shasta College Students
Chat with live tutors and get individual help. Get feedback on papers within 48 hours. Get answers within 24 hours.
 
To access NetTutor: If you are in a Canvas course, click “Online Tutoring” in the navigation bar or you can go to: shastacollege.instructure.com/enroll/M3CCEP
 
 

Individual Research Appointments

Schedule a consultation with a librarian
Call (530) 242-7551 or email: askalibrarian@shastacollege.edu
 

Online Workshops

Access workshops 24/7!
Missed a workshop? Student Lingo offers on-demand student success workshops. Check it out today!
 
 

Final Exam Jam

Prepare For Finals Late Night-Study Nights
TLC (700 Building) - 7-11pm
Wednesday and Thursday nights before Finals
 
The Tutoring & Learning Center (TLC) and the Library are offering extended hours, workshops, and tutoring services to help you prepare for your finals.
 
Science Late Night-Study Nights
Science Lab (Room 1626) - 6-10pm
Wednesday and Thursday nights before Finals
 
The Science Lab Study Nights offer free tutoring, access to computers, and help from faculty, staff and peers.
 

Student Success Center

Hours: M-F 8-5p
Room 102
(530) 242-7672
 
We can help guide you through:
  • Admissions and Enrollment Process
  • Financial Aid
  • Registration and Orientation
  • Education Counseling
  • Assessment Scheduling
The Center also connects students with campus resources. FREE use of computers, printer, scanner & faxing!