Getting Started Workshops

Things I Wish I knew Before My First Semester

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 from 3-4 p.m. │Student Center Room 1224
Facilitators: GSC Student Connect Peer Mentors

Join us for an interactive panel discussion facilitated by our GSC Student Connect Peer Mentors. The Peer Mentors share their personal experiences about some of the things they wish they had known before their first semester as a college student. Get real answers from real students!

How to Survive a Trip to the Principal’s Office: A General Overview of the Dean of Students Office

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 11 a.m. - noon │Student Center Room 1224
Facilitator: Rick Daniels, Dean of Students

This presentation offers a general overview of the Dean of Students (DoS) Office. Students will receive education on a number of services such as student rights and responsibilities, conflict resolution, and sexual misconduct. Participants will leave with a better idea of how helpful the DoS office can be in pursuit of their college degree.

Time Flies and You’re the Pilot


Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 11 a.m. - noon │ Student Center Room 1224
Facilitator: Mike Kravitz, Personal and Success Counselor

College students report wishing that they had learned how to manage their time early in their college experience. Time is more valuable than money and is just as important to manage. Come get ahead of the pack by organizing and planning ahead, leading to less stress, more productivity, and better grades. This workshop will introduce you to different perspectives of managing your time and owning time management.

Popcorn with the GSC Student Connect Peer Mentors

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 12-2 p.m. │Student Center HUB

Enjoy some popcorn courtesy of Rock Valley College’s Student Connect Peer Mentors. Meet our Peer Mentors and learn about the ways that our Student Connect Peer Mentors can help support you at RVC, including Peer led workshops and 1:1 Peer Mentoring.

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