Tiger Talks

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Join us for this semester-long series on ideas for college and career success. You’ll hear from a variety of experts on technology, job searching, testing strategies, and more. Mark your calendars for the sessions below!

Tiger Talk Location Date Time Hosted by
Conquering your Fears of Success and Test-Taking Anxiety
Main Campus – Sycamore Student Center Multipurpose Room Thursday, February 8th 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Mr. Randy Guidry, Student Success Coordinator

Students will learn how to deal with their fears of succeeding in life and college, as well as overcoming the fears of test-taking.

Oakdale Site Thursday, February 21st 11:00 a.m. – Noon
Morgan Smith Instructional Site, Room 166 Monday, March 11th 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
“Your Life is Worth the Fight” Warrior Workshop
Oakdale Site Wednesday, February 6th 11:00 a.m. – Noon Ms. Cynthia Nevills, Independent Damsel Pro

A safety workshop for students who are interested in learning how to keep themselves and their families safe! You will learn situational awareness, how to ID an attacker properly, decision making under stress, and the Cooper Color Codes for safety and security.

Morgan Smith Instructional Site, Room 166 Wednesday, February 13th 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Discovering your Learning Style
Main Campus – Sycamore Student Center Multipurpose Room Thursday, February 14th 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Ms. Dedria Walton, Lead Student Success Coordinator

Students will learn the best practices of retaining information in the classroom, the best study habits, and preparing for exams.

Oakdale Site Wednesday, February 27th 11:00 a.m. – Noon
Morgan Smith Instructional Site, Room 166 Wednesday, April 3rd 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Career Exploration: Part 1

“What can I do with this major?”

Oakdale Site Wednesday, March 6th 11:00 a.m. – Noon SOWELA Alumni


Students will learn what jobs are available to them in their field of study facilitated by employees in their field.

Main Campus – Sycamore Student Center Multipurpose Room Thursday, March 14th 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Morgan Smith Instructional Site, Room 166 Wednesday, April 10th 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Career Exploration: Part 2

“What can I do with this major?”

Oakdale Site Wednesday, March 13th 11:00 a.m. – Noon SOWELA Alumni


Students will learn what jobs are available to them in their field of study facilitated by employees in their field.

Main Campus – Sycamore Student Center Multipurpose Room Thursday, March 21st 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Morgan Smith Instructional Site, Room 166 Thursday, April 11th 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Questions?
Contact the Lead Student Success Coordinator, Dedria Walton, with your questions or suggestions for future Tiger Talk topics at dedria.walton@sowela.edu.