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RVC Thirst for Knowledge: Thirsty Thursdays

RVC Thirst for Knowledge: Thirsty Thursdays

Hosted by the RVC First Year Experience Office

How to be Successful in Online Courses

Facilitator: Professor Laura Constant, RVC Biology Department
Thursday, July 8 at Noon
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Join Professor Constant as she gives students tips to help them succeed in online classes.  Students will leave with strategies to help them tackle their summer and fall online courses. 

Anxiety, Depression and Stress: Managing Mental Health

Facilitator: Andrea McCauley, Personal and Success Counselor
Thursday, July 15 at Noon
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In this engaging workshop, RVC’s Personal and Success Counselor will address the mental health issues that first year students face and share resources available for students to deal with these issues as they arise. 

Exploring Majors and Working on Campus

Facilitators: Amanda Lonsway and Sarah Russell, Career Advisors and Cindy Smaha, Career Specialist
Thursday, July 22 at Noon
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Want to major in a healthcare field?  A business field?  This workshop will help students consider the skills needed, education required, and career options available in the healthcare and business fields. 
In the second part of this event, we will discuss how to find a job on campus, the benefits of being a student worker, and how to apply.

Mentor Connect

Facilitators: RVC Peer Mentors
Thursday, July 29 at Noon
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Still have questions about the first day of school?  Hoping to meet some new friends before the semester starts?  Log in and connect with the RVC Peer Mentors!  They are students just like you and can help you navigate your first semester at RVC!

Questions?  Contact the First Year Experience Office at 815-921-4094