Discover Your Support Networks!
Meet your fellow PACE students & staff and hear what is in store for you this semester!
Lunch vouchers offered at each workshop! Join us for a free lunch, good company, and useful information!
All workshops are held Noon–12:50 p.m. Haverhill workshops are held on Mondays, and Lawrence workshops are held on Thursdays.
Spring 2014 Workshops
|1, 2, 3…Transfer!||Don’t let the confusion or stress of transferring to a four-year college get you down. The steps are very straightforward and you CAN do it! Come learn some of the basics of when, where, how and why. Each student will also be able to sign up for a one-on-one appointment to discuss your plans in detail with the PACE Transfer Advisor.||Haverhill B106||1/27|
|Scholarships 101||Last year alone, PACE students earned over $600,000 in scholarships and financial aid. YES, REALLY! Come find out how to get a piece of the pie and reduce YOUR college expenses. We’ll also hear from PACE scholarship superstars of yesteryear and get their advice on how to cash in!||Haverhill B106||2/3|
|Scholarship Essay Writing||Come learn the basics of how to get started on your personal statement/scholarship essay. We’ll break it down into easy steps to help you get off to a great start virtually stress free. Come get an integral part of the 2014 NECC Scholarship Application done with help and guidance from PACE.||Haverhill B106||2/10|
|No Workshop||Presidents’ Holiday-College Closed||Haverhill Campus||2/17|
|Completing the 2014 NECC Scholarship Application||We will review the 2014 NECC Scholarship application in detail. If you attended last week, we’ll put the finishing touches on your essay so you can finalize and submit your application today! BAM!||Lawrence L020||2/20|
|External Scholarship Opportunities||Learn about amazing scholarship opportunities in the community and around the country! The sky is the limit for motivated students. We’ll help you target your “best bets” so you can focus on scholarships that are a good match for you and your goals!||Lawrence L020||2/27|
|NECC Support: The Writing Center||To kick-off our “NECC Support Network” series, today we’ll learn all about the new and improved Writing Center at NECC. We’ve invited a guest speaker from the center to give you the latest information and support service information. Not to miss!||Lawrence L020||3/6|
|NECC Support: Study Skills||We all study in different ways, depending on our preferred learning styles. Today we will hear from a guest speaker on how you can maximize the time and effort YOU spend hitting the books.||Lawrence L020||3/13|
|No Workshop||College Closed for Spring Break—March 16 through March 23|
|NECC Support: Study Skills||We all study in different ways, depending on our preferred learning styles. Today we will hear from a guest speaker on how you can maximize the time and effort YOU spend hitting the books.||Haverhill B106||3/24|
|NECC Support: Academic Testing & CLEP||Come learn more about the academic tests that are being offered through the NECC Assessment Center. Did you know you can take tests for college credits, for things you already know? CLEP is a great and economical way to shorten your path to graduation!||Lawrence L020||3/27|
|NECC Support: The Math Lab||Today we’re wrapping up our “NECC Support Network” series with a guest speaker from the Math Lab at NECC. Math can be one of the most challenging subjects for students, but luckily NECC has many supports in place to help you succeed. Come get the inside info on what is available to you!||Lawrence L020||4/3|
|NECC Support: The “New” Lawrence Campus||There have been many upgrades and changes to the NECC Lawrence campus lately! Join us for a special tour to check out all the new spaces. We’ll visit some familiar friends and meet some new faces, too!||Lawrence L020||4/10|
|Community Resources||There are many resources available to students that are off-campus in our home communities. Come learn about some of the most popular and useful support systems available to you!||Haverhill B106||4/14|
|No Workshop||College Closed for Patriots Day Holiday||Haverhill
|Financial Literacy 101||Join us for two workshops where we will delve into many important topics about how to make smart financial decisions. Topics to include credit scores, budgeting, debt management & more!||Lawrence L020||4/24|
Workshops that have already met are currently available for PACE students to complete online through the PACE Blackboard course.