Tag Archives: Counseling and Career Center

Free workshops cover final exam preparation, career planning

GRCC will host a series of free workshops this semester, covering topics related to personal development, academic skills, career planning and emotional well-being. All workshops are offered on a drop-in basis — no advance signup is needed. Questions? Call (616) 234-3900 for additional information.

The workshops being offered in November are:

  • Building Healthier Relationships — Learn ways to strengthen your relationships with family, friends and co-workers; 3-4 p.m. November 9 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Promoting Health Credit — Learn ways to promote healthy credit from GRCC financial aid experts; 12:30-1:30 p.m. November 13 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Depression: Overcoming Sadness and Disappointment — Learn productive ways to express sadness, overcome hurt and live a happier life; 5-6 p.m. November 13 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Question, Persuade and Refer — Suicide is a real issue in our country. Learn about common risk factors and how you can help connect people who are struggling with help; 11 a.m. to noon November 14 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Managing Anxiety: Strategies for In and Out of the Classroom — Learn the causes and symptoms of anxiety and coping strategies; 3:30-4:30 p.m. November 14 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Is Online Right for Me? — Get an overview of how online learning works and what skills students need to be successful; noon to 1 p.m. November 16 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Career Planning Basics — Learn the basics of choosing a major and planning for a career; 10-11 a.m. November 28 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Career Assessment — Sort through options and capture what truly matters to you as you weigh your skills and interests toward a meaningful career pathway; 10-11:30 a.m. November 29 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Final Exam Prep — Create an exam study plan and learn tips for taking essay, multiple choice, short answer and true-false tests; 5-6 p.m. November 29 or 10-11 a.m. November 30 in room 336 of the Student Center.

More than 35 colleges to take part in Transfer Fair on Oct. 25

More than 35 colleges and universities are participating in this year’s Transfer Fair, from 12:30-3:30 p.m. October 25 in the Student Center’s Student Lounge (room 201).

During the fair, you can

  • Learn about transfer requirements.
  • Pick up catalogs and other information.
  • Meet with representatives from colleges and universities.

GRCC Transfer Fair October 25

GRCC Transfer Fair: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

12:30-3:30 p.m. in the Student Center, Room 301 (Student Lounge)

Over 35 schools attending!  Start Here/Transfer There

  • Learn about transfer requirements
  • Obtain catalogs and other transfer resources
  • Meet with College/University representatives

 

Sponsored by:  Counseling, Advising & Retention Services

 

Free workshops cover online learning, procrastination, Google searches

GRCC will host a series of free workshops this semester, covering topics related to personal development, academic skills, career planning and emotional well-being. All workshops are offered on a drop-in basis — no advance signup is needed. Questions? Call (616) 234-3900 for additional information.

The workshops being offered in October are:

  • Is Online Right for Me? — Get an overview of how online learning works and what skills students need to be successful; noon to 1 p.m. October 4 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Stress Management and Relaxation — Everyone feels stress occasionally, but it doesn’t have to take over; 2:30-3:30 p.m. October 5 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Question, Persuade and Refer — Suicide is a real issue in our country. Learn about common risk factors and how you can help connect people who are struggling with help; 11 a.m. to noon October 10 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Building Healthier Relationships — Learn ways to strengthen your relationships with family, friends and co-workers; 1:30-2:30 p.m. October 12 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Overcoming Procrastination — Learn how to break the habit of procrastination and accomplish your goals; 5-6 p.m. October 12 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Getting More Out of Google — Get better Google search results and learn when to combine library databases with Google Scholar; 6-7 p.m. October 16, 9:30-10:30 a.m. October 17, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. October 18 or 2:45-3:45 p.m. October 18, all in room 206 of the library.
  • Business Networking — Learn how to enhance your career through business networking from Financial Aid Office staff; 12:30-1:30 p.m. October 16 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Career Planning Basics — Learn the basics of choosing a major and planning for a career; 1:30-2:30 p.m. October 17 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Nontraditional Career Opportunities — Crossing gender stereotypes through career opportunities; 1-2 p.m. October 18 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • eRacism: Increasing Your Racial Intelligence — Learn strategies for overcoming your biases and prejudices; noon to 1 p.m. October 26 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Career Assessment — Sort through options and capture what truly matters to you as you weigh your skills and interests toward a meaningful career pathway; 1:30-3 p.m. October 26 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Financial Aid Facts — Learn all about grants, loans and scholarships from a GRCC financial aid expert; 2-3 p.m. October 30 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Effects of Alcohol and Marijuana — Learn strategies for decreasing or eliminating your use of alcohol or marijuana; 3-4 p.m. October 31 in room 336 of the Student Center.

Free workshops cover suicide prevention, note-taking, budgeting

GRCC will host a series of free workshops this semester, covering topics related to personal development, academic skills, career planning and emotional well-being. All workshops are offered on a drop-in basis — no advance signup is needed. Questions? Call (616) 234-3900 for additional information.

The workshops being offered in September are:

  • Question, Persuade and Refer — Suicide is a real issue in our country. Learn about common risk factors and how you can help connect people who are struggling with help; 11 a.m. to noon September 5 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Effective Note Taking — Learn note-taking techniques to get the most out of your classes; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. September 19 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Budgeting — Get important budgeting tips from GRCC’s Financial Aid Office; 12:30-1:30 p.m. September 20 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Depression: Overcoming Sadness and Disappointment — Learn productive ways to express sadness, overcome hurt and live a happier life; 1:30-2:30 p.m. September 21 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Managing Anxiety: Strategies for In and Out of the Classroom — Learn the causes and symptoms of anxiety and coping strategies; 1:30-2:30 p.m. September 27 in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • Thriving in the Face of Racism — This workshop is designed to empower African American students with the life skills and coping strategies necessary to overcome racism and accomplish their life goals; noon to 1 p.m. September 28 in room 336 of the Student Center.