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Dealing with Anxiety and Improving your Grades Workshop

[ December 5, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. December 6, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Anxiety is the most common mental health issue,. Come to this workshop and learn about treatments for anxiety and how these treatments and other tools can help improve your overall academic performance.Facilitator(s): Marcia Winters and Karen MacDonald FehrContact Information: For more information or to register, please email Marcia Winters at mwinters@necc.mass.edu.Please Note: This workshop is […]

Coping with Depression Workshop

[ November 14, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. November 17, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] At this workshop, students will learn about the signs of depression. We will discuss where to seek help and what helps to lift people’s spirits when they are depressed. Whether you or a friend are dealing with depression, this workshop will give you the tools to navigate the situation.Facilitator(s): Marcia Winters and Karen MacDonald FehrContact […]

Sleep Presentation: Getting Enough Zzz’s Workshop

[ September 27, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. September 29, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Are you constantly tired or sleep deprived? Do you have trouble falling asleep? If you do, it is probably impacting your studies and this workshop is for you! In this workshop, we discuss how to deal with insomnia. We also learn about and explore the importance of sleep and its effect on the body and […]

How to feel connected at a community college workshop

[ September 12, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. September 15, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. January 25, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. January 26, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Adjusting to a new college experience can be overwhelming. This workshop will help you to learn about the resources available at NECC that will help you make this transition. It will also offer tips and strategies for becoming involved on campus and how to meet new people.Facilitator(s): Marcia Winters and Karen MacDonald FehrContact Information: For […]

Understanding and Using your Course Syllabus for Students with Disabilities Workshop

[ October 13, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Your course syllabus is your semester road map. Learn how to use it to manage your time, create study guides and determine what is expected for successful course completion.This workshop is designed for currently enrolled students working with the Learning Accommodations Center as well as other students with a disability.Facilitator(s): Deborah ReganContact Information: For more […]

The Value of a Professional Mentor Workshop

[ March 21, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Many professionals point toward the relationship they had with a mentor early on in their careers as a key component of their career success. What is a mentor anyways, how can a mentor support you in your career aspirations, and where do you find a good mentor? In this session you will learn the value […]

Online Professional Industry Engagement Workshop

[ March 2, 2017; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Online resources and social networks offer a huge variety of options to learn about and become engaged in your professional interests. In this session we will explore a range of sources to help you get on the cutting edge of your career interests along with local and global industry news! We will explore how to […]

Exploring STEM Careers Workshop

[ November 9, 2016; 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Are you interested in learning more about career options in the fields of science, technology, engineering or math? Or are you an undecided student looking to hone in on a major or minor in STEM? In this session we will explore different types of entry-level positions in STEM industries and related academic pathways at NECC. […]

Essential Habits of Successful Students Workshop

[ September 29, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Join us for a presentation and discussion on healthy habits to nurture your success as a college student. We’ll reveal some secrets and positive habits shared by successful students and introduce some apps to help you stay on track. Come prepared with an open mind and ready to discuss your current successes and challenges impeding […]

Managing Group Work in Your Course Workshop

[ October 17, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] For Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Social AnxietyDoes the thought of working in a group in your course make you anxious or confused? Learn how to choose a role in a group that uses your strengths, and how to develop strategies for what to do when conflict arises.Designed for currently enrolled students working with […]