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Success Series Workshops

Student Success Series Workshops

September 21 - October 25

Questions? Contact Student Services at 815-835-6354.


Note Taking with the Notion App – Learn about the capabilities of the freeNotion app. Features of the app include slash commands, formula functions, built in AI, and more!

Thursday, September 21 at 12:30 p.m. – Riverview Conference Room

Presented by Brian Johnson


Become Career Ready – Interested in learning how you can become career ready? This workshop will introduce you to resume writing, teach you some tips and tricks for nailing the interview, and go over some ideas for building the soft skills your future employer desires.

Tuesday, September 26 at 12:30 p.m. – Riverview Conference Room

Presented by Dana Chacon


Transfer 101 - Whether this is your first semester at SVCC or your last, come learn how to prepare for a smooth transition to your next college or university!

Wednesday, September 27 at 12:30 p.m. – Rm 2C10

Presented by Jessica Wilkin


Embracing the C’s of Change – Join Dr. Shelley Barkley for her last lecture in her role as Dean of General Education and Transfer Programs at SVCC. Change is hard, but with the right tools it doesn’t have to be impossible.

Thursday, September 28 at 2:30 p.m. – Rm 1K04

Presented by Dr. Shelley Barkley


Step Toward Success - Do you know how to create a clear, specific, and realistic goal so you have an exact picture of what you want to achieve? In this workshop we will learn how to create realistic goals as well as create a plan for accomplishing them.

Wednesday, October 11 at 12:30 p.m. – Riverview Conference Room

Presented by Sarah McFarlane 


Manage Your Time to Achieve Balance - Do you have too much to do and not enough time to complete everything? This workshop will help you manage your time using various tools and time organization strategies.

Wednesday, October 18 at 12:30 p.m. – Riverview Conference Room

Presented by Sarah McFarlane 


Consider the Source: Making Sense of Information in a World That's Full of It - Overview of the current information landscape and its development over the last two decades, tips for being efficient consumers of information.

Monday, October 16 at 12:30 p.m. – Riverview Conference Room

Presented by Melanie Armstrong


Organizing Your Research: Tips & Tricks from the Learning Commons - Workshop attendees will learn how to use library online resources for research and how to organize their research with Noodle Tools.

Wednesday, October 25 at 12:30 p.m. – Rm 2C10

Presented by Melanie Armstrong & Zak Forkner