WOW

Fall 2019 Week of Workshops (WOW)

Meet your instructors and start your Fall 2019 semester with success!

Join us for WOW August 13-16, 2019! It's a great way for you to:

  • Meet your instructors to get a jumpstart on your academic success.
  • Learn about campus support and services.
  • Make connections with your classmates.
  • Explore new ways to prepare for college life.

General Information:

  • Participation in WOW is voluntary. 
  • All workshops are FREE.
  • Just come - No registration is required.

Fall 2019 WOW Schedule - August 13-16


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Wednesday August 14, 2019

 

Overview of Computer Organization and Machine Language
9-10am/SM202
George Eaton

Overview of CS 3A Computer Organization and Machine Language course along with 8 bit computer.


Succeed in Accounting 1A
9-10am/BGS 254
Jane Medling

Learn what it takes to succeed.  Introduction to Canvas, textbook and Connect.


Headed for Success: What You Need to Know for Prof. Major’s Online Class
10-11am/LRC 240
Nicole Major

Join Professor Nicole Major as she provides strategies, her course structure, the basics of Canvas, and other pertinent information for students to feel comfortable taking an online class. She will help her students navigate the new system of Canvas and demonstrate all areas of her course in order for students to be successful from the start. There will be time for questions and experimenting inside their online classroom (bring your login credentials). This workshop is a great opportunity for students who are new to the online class environment or would like to become familiar with Canvas before the course begins.  5 points extra credit will be offered for attending. This workshop is optional.


How to Succeed in English 1B
11-12/LRC 240
Bridget Hoida Mulholland

Prof. Hoida will walk you through your digital classroom.  Students will receive extra credit in Dr. Hoida’s class.


Major Exploration Workshop
11am-12:30pm/SSC140
Donnie Mineo

Choosing undecided is one of the most popular majors when entering college and Career Guidance Services is available to help! A short orientation to higher education, the Career and Re-Entry Center and career counseling program will be included. We’ll discuss how to:
 • Explore major and career options
 • Research schools
 • Find schools offering the majors you’re interested in
Spend a little time finding your potential college major and career pathway! All college ages are welcome to attend.


Just in Time Fall Counseling
1-2pm/LRC 240
Penny Skaff

Meet with counselors to discuss last minute questions, learn about open classes, begin to develop your Ed Plan


Just in Time Fall Counseling
4-5pm/LRC 240
Penny Skaff

Meet with counselors to discuss last minute questions, learn about open classes, begin to develop your Ed Plan


Math 3A Calculus Workshop
4-7pm/ SM-129
Larry Perez

This workshop will help prepare you for Math3A by providing a review of essential Pre-calculus topics necessary for students to succeed in the Calculus.

Thursday August 15, 2019

Environmental Portfolio: Finding the Best Articles
5-6pm/Vil 31-1
Matt Yurko

Envir. Portfolio assignment will be reviewed for ENV 1 and get an understanding finding relevant and reliable articles.


CWE: Earn Credits while learning practical skills in Environmental Student and Ecological Restoration
6-7pm/Vil 31-1
Matt Yurko

Introduction of CWE, how to register, paperwork, and detail the steps of finding an appropriate internship site. Some positions will be available on a first come, first served basis for interested students.

Friday August 16, 2019

Medication Calculations and Research Using Lexicomp
9:30-10:30am/LRC 221
Michele Wolff

Guides you through researching pediatric meds in Lexicomp and performing weight based calculations for dosage, volume and IV med rates. Ideal for nursing students in 3rd semester.


How to Communicate to have Successful Relationships
10-11am/LRC 108
Tiffany Metcalf

Learn tactics to keep your relationships thriving and happy.  Come improve upon yourself for your sake and all your relationships.


Pediatric Fluid and Weight Calculations
10:30-11:30am/LRC221
Michele Wolff

Focuses on weight based fluid calculations and weight conversions.  Geared to the 3rd semester nursing student.


Survive and Thrive in Online Classes
11-12/LRC 105
Brett Myhren

Learn the secrets of success online and find out if taking an online class is right for you.


How to Speak so People want to Listen
11:15-12:15/LRC 108
Tiffany Metcalf

Improve how you speak so others want to hear you.


Fun with Calculus
12-1pm/SM304
Jason Hole

Get a head start on the review materials and general concepts that will be covered in this second semester of calculus course.


Fun with Calculus
1-2pm/SM303
Jason Hole

Get a head start on the review materials and general concepts that will be covered in this first semester of calculus course.


IV Pumps and Medication Administration Review
1-3pm/HS 112
Linda Call

Students will review and practice programing and using IV pumps and review and practice administering IVP and IVPB medications.


Fun with Statistics
2-3pm/SM304
Jason Hole

Get a head start on the review materials and general concepts that will be covered in this introductory statistics course.


Major Exploration Workshop
2-3:30 pm/SSC140
Donnie Mineo

Choosing undecided is one of the most popular majors when entering college and Career Guidance Services is available to help! A short orientation to higher education, the Career and Re-Entry Center and career counseling program will be included. We’ll discuss how to:
 • Explore major and career options
 • Research schools
 • Find schools offering the majors you’re interested in
Spend a little time finding your potential college major and career pathway! All college ages are welcome to attend.