Academic Success Workshops

Location: Central Administration Building (Tejas Center)

3125 Texas Ave #1900, Room 170

Bryan, TX 77802

Friday, January 31st, 12:00-1:00 pm

Using a Calendar

This workshop will cover the use of online and phone calendars, syllabus calendars provided by instructors and the calendar feature in eCampus, task managers, and good old fashion paper planners. Participants will be able to understand the importance of calendars in managing tasks and coursework as well as gain the confidence that if they can stay on top of small deadlines, they can manage large academic tasks. 

Presented by Erin Hill


Monday, February 10th, 12:30-1:30 pm

7 Tips for Student Success

This workshop will give students 7 key tips for their success. Topics will include study skills, habits, and attitudes toward learning. The goal is to help students develop the behaviors and mindsets to lead to their academic success. 

Presented by Amy Varon


Wednesday, February 12th, 3:00-3:45 pm

Successful Goal Setting and Planning: Creating a Success Plan

This workshop will discuss goal setting and the ways to create an effective plan of action. In addition, this session will offer guidelines and strategies to assist students with getting responsibilities, tasks, and assignments completed on time without anxiety.

Presented by Melissa Meek


Wednesday, February 19th, 3:00-3:45 pm

Let’s Talk: How to have Effective Communication with Instructors for College Success

This workshop will give students practical tips and skills to effectively communicate with their instructors. Participants will discuss scenarios that demonstrate a variety of communication mistakes students have made in communicating with their instructors. Students attending this workshop will interact with each other to identify specific communication patterns and create effective student-faculty communication strategies.

Presented by Melissa Meek


Friday, February 21st, 12:00-1:00 pm

Classroom Success and Active Learning

This workshop will provide tips on how to prepare for class, effectively speak with instructors, how to successfully engage in class. Attendees will be able to learn how to take charge of their learning and become self-motivated.

Presented by Lindsay Rodriguez


Friday, March 6th, 3:00 – 3:45 pm

How to Cope: A Student's Guide to Stress and Anxiety

This presentation is designed to help students learn to recognize and understand the differences in stress and anxiety and ways to overcome them by teaching coping skills that students can use and learning about resources available to them.

Presented by Elizabeth Elvin


Friday, May 1st, 3:00 – 3:45 pm

Staying Mentally Healthy

The workshop is intended to help students learn ways to de-stress and participate in healthy self-care activities to promote mental wellness.

Presented by Elizabeth Elvin