College Success Workshops



 

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*Please see below for the most up-to-date schedule.


 

 Spring 2020 Workshops

Teen Dating Violence

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
10:00 - 11:00am
Room 7206B- Tehama Campus
Facilitator: Milli Israel
 
Learn how to build healthy relationships and ways to intervene when a relationship is unhealthy.

Conquering Math Anxiety

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
2:00 - 2:50pm
Room 785
Facilitator: Jim Bigelow and Jennifer Healey
 
Does taking a math class give you anxiety? You are not alone. What, exactly, is math anxiety? In this workshop, we will explore what math anxiety is an where it comes from. In doing so, you will have a better chance of addressing it in a positive manner.

Overcoming Test Anxiety

Thursday, February 6, 2020
11:00 - 11:50am
Room 2202B
Facilitator: Diana Hamar
 
Learn useful tools in managing test anxiety in any subject, special focus on Math.

Canvas Simplified

Wednesday, February 6, 2020
2:00 - 2:50pm
Online via Zoom*
Facilitator: Library
 
In this web-based workshop,learn how to successfully navigate Shasta College's online platform.
 
*To join this Zoom meeting, please click on the above URL (or type it into your web browser). If this is your first time using Zoom, you will be asked to install the Zoom application. Please follow the prompts to complete installation and join the meeting.*

The Importance of Gratitude

Thursday, February 6, 2020
3:00 - 3:50pm
Room 246 - Library
Facilitator: Melanee Grondahl
 
Even in the toughest times, practicing gratefulness can create a space of positivity. Learn gratitude skills you can use daily that will bring more joy into your life.

Studying in the Sciences

Monday, February 10, 2020
9:30 - 10:20am
Room 1609
Facilitator: Jessica Colwell
 
Identify good and bad study habits. The focus will be on navigating information seen in courses like Human Physiology, Anatomy, Chemistry, and Microbiology.

Succeeding in Online Classes

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
5:30 - 6:30pm
Online via Zoom*
Facilitator: Buffy Tanner
 
Are you taking online classes at Shasta or thinking about completing your Bachelor's degree online, but are nervous about this format? Are online classes harder or easier than in-person classes? Take this opportunity to ask questions and learn strategies in order to thrive in online classes.
 
*To join this Zoom meeting, please click on the above URL (or type it into your web browser). If this is your first time using Zoom, you will be asked to install the Zoom application. Please follow the prompts to complete installation and join the meeting.*

How to Conduct Research

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
10:00 - 10:50am
Online via Zoom*
Facilitator: Tehama Learning Center & the Library
 
In this web-based workshop, library staff will demonstrate how to conduct research using library resources.
  
*To join this Zoom meeting, please click on the above URL (or type it into your web browser). If this is your first time using Zoom, you will be asked to install the Zoom application. Please follow the prompts to complete installation and join the meeting.*

EDGE: Student Athlete Success Workshop

Thursday, February 13, 2020
2:30 - 3:20pm
Room 804
Facilitator: Melanee Grondahl
 
This workshop is designed specifically for student athletes; however, anyone can attend. Learn skills that will boost your academic performance and support your athletic success. Go Knights!

Writing Prompt Success - CANCELLED

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
2:00 - 2:50pm
Room 781
Facilitator: Kylee Duran-Cox
 
This workshop will share how to read and understand how to interpret a writing prompt so your essay meets all the assignment requirements.

Let's Talk About Sex and Healthy Relationships

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
3:30 - 5:00pm
Room 822
Facilitator: ShastaCARES
 
Join ShastaCARES in a discussion around healthy relationships, boundaries, and communication.

Time Management

Thursday, February 20, 2020
3:30 - 4:20pm
Room 246 - Library
Facilitator: James Crockett
 
Learn effective time management skills to manage time more efficiently, including how to plan activities and get tasks done in a smarter manner, both at work and at home.

Let's Taco 'Bout Healthy Relationships

Monday, February 24, 2020
11:30 - 1:00pm
Room Student Stage - Cafeteria
Facilitator: ShastaCARES
 
Join ShastaCARES in creating and eating tacos together and egaging in conversations around healthy relationships, boundaries, and communication.

MLA Format

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
1:00 - 1:30pm
Room 738
Facilitator: Writing Center
 
Learn the do's and don'ts of MLA style. Discover new tools to help you with the basics.

Unconscious Bias

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
2:00 - 2:50pm
Room 822
Facilitator: Heather Wylie
 
Unconscious bias - everyone has it. But that doesn't make us bad; it makes us human. While we cannot completely rid ourselves of it, we can learn how to identify and challenge our sterotypes about others to endure respect, inclusivity, and success in today's diverse workforce.

Comma Usage

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
2:00 - 2:30pm
Room 738
Facilitator: Writing Center
 
Learn the correct use of commas and how they can enhance your writing. Something as little as a comma can make you a better writer.

Finding Happiness

Thursday, February 27, 2020
2:30 - 3:20pm
Room 246 - Library
Facilitator: Melanee Grondahl
 
True, long-lasting happiness can't be found by having more money, power, or possesions. Come learn what
research reveals is the key to happiness.  

Thesis Statements

Thursday, February 27, 2020
11:00 - 11:30am
Room 738
Facilitator: Writing Center
 
Find out what makes a thesis statement strong and how to choose the right words to support your point.

Studying in the Sciences

Friday, February 28, 2020
10:00 - 10:50am
Online via Zoom*
Facilitator: Jessica Colwell
 
In this web-based workshop, identify good and bad study habits. The focus will be on navigating information seen in courses like Human Physiology, Anatomy, Chemistry, and Microbiology.
  
*To join this Zoom meeting, please click on the above URL (or type it into your web browser). If this is your first time using Zoom, you will be asked to install the Zoom application. Please follow the prompts to complete installation and join the meeting.*

Conquering Math Anxiety

Monday, March 2, 2020
1:00 - 1:50pm
Room 781
Facilitator: Jim Bigelow and Jennifer Healey
 
Does taking a math class give you anxiety? You are not alone. What, exactly, is math anxiety? In this workshop, we will explore what math anxiety is an where it comes from. In doing so, you will have a better chance of addressing it in a positive manner.

Public Speaking 101

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
11:00 - 11:50am
Room 822
Facilitator: Jacquelyn Horton
 
An interactive workshop that reviews public speaking strategies such as content, arrangement, delivery, stayin on message, minimizing anxiety, visual aids, and group presentation best practices.

Using BRAIN to Critically Evaluate Sources

Monday, March 9, 2020
2:00 - 2:50pm
ITV Rooms:
Main: 2113; Intermountain: 1712; Tehama: 7205; Trinity: 1521
Facilitator: Library
 
Students can join in this ITV workshop about critical thinking and distinguishing between fact and fiction.

How to Succeed in Accelerated/Compressed Classes

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
5:30 - 6:30pm
Online via Zoom*
Facilitator: Buffy Tanner
 
Are you taking (or plan to take) a compressed/accelerated class for the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program or summer classes? In this web-based workshop, learn about the positive aspects and challenges of taking compressed classes and how you can utilize these classes to maximize your college schedule. Strategies for success from successful ACE students will be shared and discussed.
 
*To join this Zoom meeting, please click on the above URL (or type it into your web browser). If this is your first time using Zoom, you will be asked to install the Zoom application. Please follow the prompts to complete installation and join the meeting.*

Be an Active Agent of Change

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
10:00 - 11:00am
Room 7206B- Tehama Campus
Facilitator: Milli Israel
 
Join Shasta CARES to identify how we can unlearn violent and harmful behaviors with ourselves, transform trauma, and build emotional resiliency. This workshop will further discuss hor to intervene in potentially harmful situations with dafe options and trategies to make a positive impact as we #ChangetheCulture that supports violence. 

Time Management

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
4:00 - 4:50pm
Room 246 - Library
Facilitator: James Crockett
 
Learn effective time management skills to manage time more efficiently, including how to plan activities and get tasks done in a smarter manner, both at work and at home.

EDGE: Student Athlete Success Workshop

Thursday, March 12, 2020
2:30 - 3:20pm
Room 804
Facilitator: Melanee Grondahl
 
This workshop is designed specifically for student athletes; however, anyone can attend. Learn skills that will boost your academic performance and support your athletic success. Go Knights!

Be an Active Agent of Change: Building Emotional Resiliency

Thursday, March 12, 2020
3:30 - 5:00pm
Room 822
Facilitator: ShastaCARES
 
Join ShastaCARES to identify how we can unlearn violent and harmful behaviors with oursleves, transform trauma, and build emotional resiliency. This workshop will further discuss how to intervene in potentially harmful situations with safe options and strategies to make a positive impact as we #ChangetheCulture that supports violence.

Let's Talk about Sex & the Media

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
3:30 - 5:00pm
Room 822
Facilitator: ShastaCARES
 
Join ShastaCARES to explore how sex is portrayed in the media and what messages impact our culture around sex.

Anxiety Reduction

Thursday, March 19, 2020
3:00 - 3:50pm
Room 246 - Library
Facilitator: Wade Stewart
 
Learn effective ways to manage your emotions and reduce anxiety. Get your joy back!

Stress Reduction

Friday, March 20, 2020
9:30 - 10:45am
Room 2115
Facilitator: Crystal Hilton
 
School, work, or life causing you stress? Come learn some management and relaxation techniques that you can use today!

Comma Usage

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
10:00 - 10:30am
Room 738
Facilitator: Writing Center
 
Learn the correct use of commas and how they can enhance your writing. Something as little as a comma can make you a better writer.

Thesis Statements

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
1:00 - 1:30pm
Room 738
Facilitator: Writing Center
 
Find out what makes a thesis statement strong and how to choose the right words to support your point.

MLA Format

Thursday, March 26, 2020
2:00 - 2:30pm
Room 738
Facilitator: Writing Center
 
Learn the do's and don'ts of MLA style. Discover new tools to help you with the basics.

Creating a Study Schedule

Thursday, March 26, 2020
2:30 - 3:45pm
Room 246 - Library
Facilitator: Melanee Grondahl
 
Do you need help managing your time as a busy college student? You can avoid procrastination by learning how to make a comprehensive study schedule.

Financial Basics

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
6:00 - 7:15pm
Room 2115
Facilitator: Crystal Hilton
 
Learn how to manage your money! Budgeting, debt reduction, FICO score, investing, and even retirement. A brief overview of financial goals, including tips from Dave Ramsey and Suze Orman.

EDGE: Student Athlete Success Workshop

Thursday, April 16, 2020
2:30 - 3:20pm
Room 804
Facilitator: Melanee Grondahl
 
This workshop is designed specifically for student athletes; however, anyone can attend. Learn skills that will boost your academic performance and support your athletic success. Go Knights!

Got Meaning?

Thursday, April 16, 2020
3:30 - 4:20pm
Online via Zoom*
URL TBD
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 our "why." This web-based workshop is meant to help you start to find your own personal "why" in your life.
  
*To join this Zoom meeting, please click on the above URL (or type it into your web browser). If this is your first time using Zoom, you will be asked to install the Zoom application. Please follow the prompts to complete installation and join the meeting.*

Let's Talk About Sex

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
10:00 - 11:00am
Room 7206B- Tehama Campus
Facilitator: Milli Israel
 
Join Shasta CARES in a discussion around healthy relationships, boundaries, and communication.

And more to be added!

 

*To join these Zoom meetings, please click on the URL (or type it into your web browser). If this is your first time using Zoom, you will be asked to install the Zoom application. Please follow the prompts to complete installation and join the meeting.*

 

 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) - 6-10pm
Wednesday and Thursday nights before Finals
 
The Tutoring & Learning Center (TLC) is 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!

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