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Success Day Schedule

Spring Success Day is February 9, 2017. For your convenience, there is also a PDF version of the Success Day Schedule.

 

 

8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m. Sessions

 

 

Time / Room

Session Title / Description

Presenter(s)

Workshop Type

8:00  8:40

Room 5301

Secrets of Increasing Motivation and Reaching Your Goals

This session will focus on the importance of motivation and goal setting in fulfilling your dreams and becoming your best self!  Helpful tips for increasing motivation towards reaching your goals will be given that can easily be applied in the real world.

Brantlee Haire

Human Services

Individual Growth & Development

 

8:00 – 8:40

Room 401

Employers & Social Media – Get it Right!

There are many pitfalls that social media represents for the career seeking candidate; however, social media is not the only gatekeeper.  This presentation and discussions covers the way you present yourself to employers.

Tiffany Dorsey

Lee Daugherty

BOOST

Career & Soft Skills

8:00 – 8:40

Room 131 (SiMT)

Water & Sand:  A Cutting Solution

The workshop will introduce the student to a new technology using water and garnet to cut a variety of materials. The student will engage in the programming of a part which can be made on the Omax Waterjet machine.

Maximum students 15 per session.

Dino Chavis

Shawn Reed

Machine Tool Technology

Career & Soft Skills

8:00 – 8:40

Room 152 (SiMT)

The Power of Electrons

This workshop will introduce and engage students to the technologies that use electricity to move and manipulate large items.

Bill Hargrove

Shawn Reed

Industrial Maintenance

Individual Growth & Development

8:00 – 8:40

Room 7207

Professional and Personal Development & Transfers for Francis Marion University

This session will discuss types of personal & professional development and allow time for participants to explore future possibilities. Presenter will also discuss transfer requirements and admissions processes for Francis Marion University.

Jared K. Miller

Coordinator of Orientation/Transfer Admissions Counselor

Francis Marion University

Academic

 

 

 

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5317

To Be or Not To Be…That is the Question

This workshop will look at students’ existence in college and how they can become successful students through classroom engagement, student involvement, and student self-efficacy.  Students will actively participate in this workshop using different strategies.

  1. Tonya F. Mack

Student Support Services

Individual Growth & Development

8:00 – 8:40

Room 300

Ions, Compounds and Moles

Learn amazing facts about the Periodic Table – learn about ions and how they form chemical compounds, how to name the compounds and learn how to calculate moles.  Moles aren’t just cute little rodents, they are the official chemistry unit of measure.

Karen Herbert

Success Center

Academic

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5305

Get Credentialed – Making the Most of YOU!

Overview of the credentials in Health Information Management.

Rozella Gillard

Health Information Management

Career Exploration

 

8:00 – 8:40

Room 7128

Steps Toward Financial Success

Students will learn how to do various types of financial calculations that can be done with a smart phone.

Steven Weingartner

Business

Hot Topics

8:00 – 8:40

Room 109

What’s Next?  Your Next Steps After High School

Early College Dual Enrolled students are ahead of the game when it comes to college, but what’s next?  Have you applied to college if you are transferring?  Have you thought about scholarships or financial aid?  Do you know how to get your transcript?

Maggie Gause

Angela Hayek

K-12

Academic

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5321

Transmission Based Precautions

Discussion will include three levels of transmission based precautions:  contact, droplet and airborne.  Students will participate in donning appropriate PPE and faculty will lead discussion on infectious organisms and antibiotic resistance.

Dawn Nelson

Matthew Willis

HSC

Academic

8:00 – 8:40

Room 408

The Other Side of the Desk:  Student to Employee

Students will learn pertinent skills to transition from student to employee of an organization.

Adell McManus-McCoy

Assessment Center

Career & Soft Skills

8:00 – 8:40

Room 402

Hustle & Flow

Are you tired of living paycheck to paycheck?  Do you have a dream of becoming successful?  Whatever your dream or desired outcome is, this interactive workshop is designed to give you a dose of reality and ignite a fire within you to achieve goals.

Ashley O. Davis

English & Humanities

Hot Topics

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5303

Loans and Scholarships

Loans and scholarships

Jill Lewis

Jennifer Mabry

Institutional Advancement

Nick Lyerly

Evening College

Academic

8:00 – 8:40

Room Wellman Library

Anatomy in 3D

Learn how to maximize library resources related to biology and anatomy and physiology on your internet enabled device.  Discover learning tools available in your FDTC libraries – models, 3D interactive, narrated illustrations, dissection slides, and case studies. 

Jeronell Bradley

Linda Coe

FDTC Libraries

 

Academic

8:00 – 8:40

Room 303

Tech Life:  2 Keys 2 Success in 2 Years

The Department of Student Life will present to participants 2 Keys 2 Success in 2 Years.  Presenters will share with participants’ insight on various community resources such as PDRTA and how to utilize the bookstore and Early Alert.  Prizes will be given.

Leroy D. Gibson, Jr.

Jeriesha Epps

Student Life

 Bob Garand, Bookstore

Don Strickland, PDRTA

Individual Growth & Development

8:00 – 8:40

Room 113

How to Create Your Academic Plan

Creating an academic plan will help you

 (1) Establish your goals

(2) Increase Success

(3) Save Time

(4) Graduate

 

READING 032 STUDENTS ONLY

Genell Gause

Registrar

Kelly Hutchinson

Registrar’s Office

 

Russell Joye

English Instructor

Academic

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5315

Connect Your Family to Resources Today!

  • Medicaid
  • Children’s Health Insurance
  • Welvista
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Military & Veteran Education Benefits

SC Thrive Counselors

Other

 

 

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5202

Succeeding in a Changing World

Interactive discussion on selecting the most appropriate college program and career path for each individual student.

Doug Lange

Vice President for Business Affairs

Individual Growth & Development

8:00 – 8:40

Room 7104

Volunteer Income Tax Assistant Program

Tax preparation

Beverly Dingle

Jessica Boykin

IRS Tax Consultants

Entrepreneurship & Financial Literacy

8:00 – 8:40

Room 7210

Always Stay Alert and Aware of Your Surroundings!  What is Domestic Violence?

Presenters will engage participants on the importance of all around safety and the importance of knowing your surroundings at all times.  Presenters will also inform students about domestic violence and where to get help.

Florence County Sheriff’s Department and the Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Assault

Hot Topics

 

9:00 a.m.  – 9:40  a.m. Sessions

 

 

Time / Room

Session Title / Description

Presenter(s)

Workshop Type

9:00  9:40

Room 5301

Secrets of Increasing Motivation and Reaching Your Goals

This session will focus on the importance of motivation and goal setting in fulfilling your dreams and becoming your best self!  Helpful tips for increasing motivation towards reaching your goals will be given that can easily be applied in the real world.

Brantlee Haire

Human Services

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5303

Student Success:  The Power of Positive Thinking

This workshop will help students identify negative thought patterns that impact academic success and overall quality of life.

Melissa Smith

Chris Thomas

Psychology

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 7103

Navigating ALEKS

This session will help students navigate through the ALEKS interface.  We will give tips on how to better utilize the menu buttons, access provided documents, view ALEKS videos and reports to maximize their learning experience.

Jennifer Cooper

Sheryl Howle

Math Department

Academic

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5401

How to be Successful in Science Courses

The student will learn practical information on how to pass a science course.  Through the use of videos, discussion and activities, the student will learn how to apply proven techniques that will enhance their grade.  Topics will include how to avoid procrastination, time management techniques, how to organize information. Techniques will be taught to empower effective retention of course material based upon recent studies in neurobiology.

Ken Malachowsky

Natural Sciences

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5310

How to Dress for an Interview and What to Say

Discuss ways to dress for an interview and what to say during an interview.

Vernita Thomas

Catherine Scott

AccuStaff

Life Skills

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5321

The 10 Habits That Will Improve Your Life Today!

A brief survey of ten distinct habits that can positively change your life now.  It doesn’t matter who or where you are in life, these habits can change your life for the better.  This interactive lecture can change your future.  Bring a notebook!

Mark Roth

Vice President of Manufacturing & Technology

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5202

Title IX:  Preventing Sexual Misconduct on Campus

Workshop is a summary of the Title IX law and focuses on what is sexual misconduct. What is sexual consent? Will discuss how to reduce the risk of sexual assault on campus. This workshop will also highlight available resources to victims of sexual assault and sexual discrimination.

Terry Dingle

AVP Human Resources

Campus Resources

9:00 – 9:40

Room 7208

Resume Writing by Experts

We are going to show you how to write the most effective resume possible. Please join us to participate in a skill that you will need to get a really good job upon graduation from Tech. We are looking forward to an enjoyable and productive session.

Allyson Carmichael       Levern Kirkland

Business Department

Academic

9:00 – 9:40

Room 410

Writing for Success

Students will review fundamental best-practice approaches to writing.

Alan Trusky

English

Academic

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5404

Keys to Success

In this hands-on, active session, participants will learn about the four keys to being successful students.

Karen Vido

Early Childhood

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 131

(SiMT)

Water & Sand:  A Cutting Solution

The workshop will introduce the student to a new technology using water and garnet to cut a variety of materials. The student will engage in the programming of a part which can be made on the Omax Waterjet machine.

 

Maximum students 15 per session.

Dino Chavis

Shawn Reed

Machine Tool Technology

Career & Soft Skills

9:00 – 9:40

Room 308A

“Bee” in the Know!

Drop/Add process, important dates and Registrar services

Turkesha Green

Delores Dingle

Registrar’s Office

Academic

9:00 – 9:40

Room 7201

Interviewing for Success

This workshop will cover how to successfully use the job interview process to market your skills and experience to a potential employers.  Do’s and don’ts will be covered ranging from personal appearance to answering difficult interview questions.

Aubrey Carroll

Linda Ray

Vickie Croteau

Florence County Library System

 

Career & Soft Skills

9:00 – 9:40 Room 5314

FDTC Tech Stars Scholarship

Using a variable scholarship amount model, SC ATE/FDTC provides at least 30 scholarships annually to financially needy, academically talented students through the Tech Stars (TS) scholarship program. Students will be expected to earn an Associate Degree.

Richard Roberts

Emery DeWitt

SCATE

Academic

9:00 – 9:40

Room 607

Protect Yourself!  Prevent Identify Theft!

Describes threats to personal information and what can be done to react and protect yourself from these threats.

Paul Anderson

Pete Gioldasis

JoAnn Mack

Computer Technology

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5403

Financial Aid

Staff will explain the different types of financial aid available and ways to apply for aid.

Monica Starr

Crystal Brantley

Financial Aid

Academic

9:00  9:40

Room 5408

Muscles of the Human Body and How to Study Them

This workshop will review the muscle locations, actions, origins and insertions of the human body.

Jennifer Floyd

Adnouse Blanc-Ward

Natural Sciences

Academic

 

9:00 – 9:40

Room 232 (SiMT)

Additive Manufacturing

3-D Printing

Greg Diehl

David Edwards

Engineering Technology

Hot Topics

9:00 – 9:40

Room 152 (SiMT)

The Power of Electrons

This workshop will introduce and engage students to the technologies that use electricity to move and manipulate large items.

 

Bill Hargrove

Shawn Reed

Industrial Maintenance

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 308B

What is the Yellow Jasmine?

The Yellow Jasmine is the online journal of literary and visual art for Florence-Darlington Technical College. It seeks to publish written and visual art created by students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. Come learn more about The Yellow Jasmine.

Terri Carter

English Department

Visual and Written Art

9:00 – 9:40

Room 7207

 

 

 

Professional and Personal Development and Transfers for Francis Marion University

This session will discuss types of personal & professional development and allow time for participants to explore future possibilities. Will also discuss transfer requirements and admissions processes for Francis Marion University.

  1. Kyle Miller

Coordinator of Orientation/Transfer Admissions Counselor

Francis Marion University

Academic

 

 

 

9:00 – 9:40

Room 408

How to Properly Research & Cite for History Papers

This workshop will prepare students on how to research and cite using Chicago Manual of Style guidelines for History research papers.

Angela Edwards

Eveline Cuypers

Humanities Department

Academic

9:00 – 9:40

Room 2116

Too Hot to Handle

Welding and cutting – Students will gain an understanding of what is required of them to be successful in their program.

Jamie King

Benny Serrano

Welding Department

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 9:40

Room 306

Introduction to Honors at FDTC

An introduction to the Honors Program at FDTC:  The purpose, benefits, application procedure and requirements.

Marjory Hall

Honor Program/English Department

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 615

Keeping Your Most Valuable Purchases in Good Order

Participants will learn important information on how to keep their automobiles and home HVAC in good working order. Faculty from the Automotive and HVAC Departments will speak to the audience regarding good maintenance tips and practices.

Bill Kitt

Matthew Lewis

Automotive, HVAC

Academic

 

 

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5309

RN-BSN Program – Why Do It?

Overview of what the RN-BSN Program is and why Associate Degree nurses should consider it.

Cary Pavnick-Dowdy

Nursing Department

Career & Soft Skills

9:00 – 9:40

Room 109

Ready! Set! Work!

Looking for a career path that best fits you?  Need help with your resume?  Come join us as we share the strategies to land the job and see our list of vendors looking for you.

Avery Darby

Paige Wilson

Veteran & Career Services

Career & Soft Skills

9:00 – 9:40

Room 7119

Teamwork & Communication:  Why it is Important

We will be discussing the importance of collaboration with a group of people and how verbal and nonverbal communication can impact the outcome.

Laura Hope

Annie Ruth Grant

Nursing Department

Academic

 

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5305

Soft Skills:  Why They Are Important to Nursing

Presentation of what soft skills are and how they are incorporated in nursing practice.

Eileen M. Klang

Kelli Knotts

Nursing

Career & Soft Skills

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5312

To Be or Not To Be…That is the Question

This workshop will look at students’ existence in college and how they can become successful students through classroom engagement, student involvement, and student self-efficacy.  Students will actively participate in this workshop using different strategies.

  1. Tonya F. Mack

Student Support Services

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5311

Healthy Skin is In!

Your skin goes with you everywhere you go…go with the best!

Sarah Ketter

Grant Ketter, Jr.

Mary Kay Beauty

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 113

How to Create Your Academic Plan

Creating an academic plan will help you

 (1) Establish your goals

(2) Increase Success

(3) Save Time

(4) Graduate

 

READING 032 STUDENTS ONLY

Genell Gause

Registrar

Kelly Hutchinson

Registrar’s Office

 

Russell Joye

English Instructor

 

Academic

 

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5315

Connect Your Family to Resources Today!

  • Medicaid
  • Children’s Health Insurance
  • Welvista
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Military & Veteran Education Benefits

SC Thrive Counselors

 

 

 

Other

 

 

       

9:00 – 9:40

Room 7121

What is Stopping You from Success in College?

Will address all issues that stop a student from succeeding.

Joel P. Sussman, MD

Palmetto Associates for Scholastic Success

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5411

PTK Honor Society:  What is it?  How can I join?

This is an introduction to the honor society.  Some topics of discussion will include what PTK is and stands for, what it can provide for its members and how you can become a member.

Miranda Aiken

Biology Instructor/Phi Theta Kappa Advisor

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5317

The Fears and Realities of Being an Adult Student

An interactive workshop presentation focusing on the challenges and fears of attending college as a (Nontraditional) Adult Student Learner.

Myrtle Brown

Shelia Harley

Upward Bound

Academic

9:00 – 9:40

Room 300

Professionalism

Discussion of obstacles that may hinder students’ professionalism and tips that may help build their characteristics and foundation.

Graylynn Jefferson

Meirisa Coleman

Leisa Brown

Shakemia Holiday

Success Center Tutors

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 7104

Volunteer Income Tax Assistant Program

Tax preparation

Beverly Dingle

Jessica Boykin

IRS Tax Consultants

Entrepreneurship & Financial Literacy

9:00 – 9:40

Room 7210

Always Stay Alert and Aware of Your Surroundings!  What is Domestic Violence?

Presenters will engage participants on the importance of all around safety and the importance of knowing your surroundings at all times.  Presenters will also inform students about domestic violence and where to get help.

Florence County Sheriff’s Department and the Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Assault

Hot Topics

9:00 – 9:40

Room 402

Getting Back on Track!

This workshop is designed to assist students on academic probation and/or suspension in addressing their barriers to meeting academic progress standards. Students will identify and reflect on the challenges that they face during the semester. Effective success strategies (academic and personal) will be developed and FDTC resources will be identified in order to help students overcome the barriers and get back on the road to success.

Ashley O. Davis

College Skills Lead Instructor

Academic

 

 

 

9:00 – 9:40

Room 411

FDTC Student Focus Group

Students in this session will have the opportunity to express their thoughts concerning the overall accessibility, adequacy and significance of their collegiate experience at FDTC.  Are there ways FDTC can better serve your needs?  Candidly, share your thoughts in this campus-wide research study.  Seats are limited to 15 participants, so get there early!

Leroy D. Gibson, Jr.

Director, Student Life

 

Ivy K. Ingram

Director, Admissions, Recruitment and Community Outreach

Other

 

10:00 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. Sessions

 

 

Time / Room

Session Title / Description

Presenter(s)

Workshop Type

10:00 - 10:40

Room 401

Associate in Arts – Two Years of a Baccalaureate

Presenters will show and discuss resources for students in the Associate of Arts or Science program at FDTC.  These resources will guide students to make optimal course choices.

Bob Indrihovic

JonNell Fleming

Mathematics

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5303

Student Success:  The Power of Positive Thinking

This workshop will help students identify negative thought patterns that impact academic success and overall quality of life.

Melissa Smith

Chris Thomas

Psychology

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5301

Lighthouse Ministries

How Volunteering Can Assist in Job Searching, Resume Building and Learning Basic Office Skills

 

Cecilia Meggs

Lighthouse Ministries

 

Career &

Soft Skills

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5312

  1. Provide. Protect

In this workshop, we will share the role of the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services. In the criminal justice system and our local communities. Attendees will be provided with information on internship and volunteer opportunities as well as full time employment.

 

Natarsha Adams

Coordinator of Recruitment, Volunteer and Intern Services

Career & Soft Skills

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7103

Navigating ALEKS

This session will help students navigate through the ALEKS interface.  We will give tips on how to better utilize the menu buttons, access provided documents, view ALEKS videos and reports to maximize their learning experience.

Jennifer Cooper

Sheryl Howle

Math Department

 

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5310

How to Dress for an Interview and What to Say

Discuss ways to dress for an interview and what to say during an interview.

Vernita Thomas

Catherine Scott

AccuStaff

Life Skills

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5202

 

Title IX:  Preventing Sexual Misconduct on Campus

Workshop is a summary of the Title IX law and focuses on what is sexual misconduct. What is sexual consent? Will discuss how to reduce the risk of sexual assault on campus. This workshop will also highlight available resources to victims of sexual assault and sexual discrimination.

Terry Dingle

AVP Human Resources

 

 

 

Campus Resources

 

 

 

 

 

10:00 – 10:40

Room 409

Effective Professional Presentations

We have all sat through “death by PowerPoint” and wondered that surely there must be a better way to give this information.  Do your classmates or co-workers a favor and make it interesting AND informative.

Lee Daugherty

Tiffany Dorsey

BOOST

Career & Soft Skills

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7208

Proper Interview Techniques

There will be a presentation of proper dress for an interview, as well as proper behaviors.

Winnie Riley

Ethel Wynn

Business Department

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5311

Limestone College

Information about attending Limestone College

Sherri Goff

Area Coordinator

Clay Young

 Corporate Marketing Representative

Limestone College

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5404

Keys to Success

In this hands-on, active session, participants will learn about the four keys to being successful students.

Karen Vido

Early Childhood

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

Room 131 (SiMT)

Water & Sand:  A Cutting Solution

The workshop will introduce the student to a new technology using water and garnet to cut a variety of materials. The student will engage in the programming of a part which can be made on the Omax Waterjet machine.

 

Maximum students 15 per session.

Dino Chavis

Shawn Reed

Machine Tool Technology

Career & Soft Skills

10:00 – 10:40

Room 308A

“Bee” in the Know!

Drop/Add process, important dates and Registrar services

Turkesha Green

Delores Dingle

Registrar’s Office

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 402

Interviewing for Success

This workshop will cover how to successfully use the job interview process to market your skills and experience to a potential employers.  Do’s and don’ts will be covered ranging from personal appearance to answering difficult interview questions.

Aubrey Carroll

Linda Ray

Vickie Croteau

Florence County Library System

Career & Soft Skills

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5314

FDTC Tech Stars Scholarship

Using a variable scholarship amount model, SC ATE/FDTC provides at least 30 scholarships annually to financially needy, academically talented students through the Tech Stars (TS) scholarship program. Students will be expected to earn an Associate Degree.

Richard Roberts

Emery DeWitt

SCATE

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5305

It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You!

NETWORKING is everything!  This workshop will discuss the various methods of networking as well as the benefits.  Networking is interacting with other people, exchanging information and establishing relationships that will assist in enhancing your education.

Brittany Douglas

Surethia McFadden

Recruiters

Admissions Department

Career & Soft Skills

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5411

Claflin University Career Pathways Degree Programs

Provide an overview of all accelerated degree programs and the guided career paths that exist in the field.

  1. Cindye Richburg Cotton

Executive Director

  1. Clifford Smith

Recruiter

Claflin University

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7104

Security

Communication/expectations as incoming students.

Harrison Ford, III

Chief Robert McMillan

Physical Facilities

Hot Topics

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5403

Financial Aid

Staff will explain the different types of financial aid available and ways to apply for aid.

Monica Starr

Crystal Brantley

Financial Aid

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5408

Muscles of the Human Body and How to Study Them

This workshop will review the muscle locations, actions, origins and insertions of the human body.

Jennifer Floyd

Adnouse Blanc-Ward

Natural Sciences

Academic

 

10:00 – 10:40

Room 232 (SiMT)

Additive Manufacturing

3-D Printing

Greg Diehl

David Edwards

Engineering Technology

Hot Topics

10:00 – 10:40

Room 152 (SiMT)

The Power of Electrons

This workshop will introduce and engage students to the technologies that use electricity to move and manipulate large items.

 

Bill Hargrove

Shawn Reed

Industrial Maintenance

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7207

Professional and Personal Development and Transfers for Francis Marion University

This session will discuss types of personal &

professional development and allow time for participants to explore future possibilities. Will also discuss transfer requirements and admissions processes for Francis Marion University.

  1. Kyle Miller

Coordinator of Orientation/Transfer Admissions Counselor

Francis Marion University

Academic

 

 

 

10:00 – 10:40

Room 408

How to Properly Research & Cite for History Papers

This workshop will prepare students on how to research and cite using Chicago Manual of Style guidelines for History research papers.

Angela Edwards

Eveline Cuypers

Humanities Department

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 2116

Too Hot to Handle

Welding and cutting – Students will gain an understanding of what is required of them to be successful in their program.

Jamie King

Benny Serrano

Welding Department

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

Room 306

Introduction to Honors at FDTC

An introduction to the Honors Program at FDTC:  The purpose, benefits, application procedure and requirements.

Marjory Hall

Honor Program/English Department

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

Room 615

Keeping Your Most Valuable Purchases in Good Order

Participants will learn important information on how to keep their automobiles and home HVAC in good working order. Faculty from the Automotive and HVAC Departments will speak to the audience regarding good maintenance tips and practices.

Bill Kitt

Matthew Lewis

Automotive, HVAC

Academic

 

 

10:00 – 10:40

Room 308B

How to be a Successful Student

Tips on what can be done to prepare students for success in their degree program.

Alexis Utley

Karla Sanders

Nursing Dept.

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 109

Ready! Set! Work!

Looking for a career path that best fits you?  Need help with your resume?  Come join us as we share the strategies to land the job and see our list of vendors looking for you.

Avery Darby

Paige Wilson

Veteran & Career Services

Career & Soft Skills

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7119

Teamwork & Communication:  Why it is Important

We will be discussing the importance of collaboration with a group of people and how verbal and nonverbal communication can impact the outcome.

Laura Hope

Annie Ruth Grant

Nursing Department

Academic

 

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7215

Learning Styles and How to Study Smarter

Learning styles will be presented along with tips on how to study smarter.

Rebecca Alexander

Naomi Woods

Nursing Department

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5309

Healthy Skin is In!

Your skin goes with you everywhere you go…go with the best!

Sarah Ketter

Grant Ketter, Jr.

Mary Kay Beauty

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7128

Steps Toward Financial Success

Students will learn how to do various types of financial calculations that can be done with a smart phone.

Steven Weingartner

Business

Hot Topics

10:00 – 10:40

Room 113

How to Create Your Academic Plan

Creating an academic plan will help you

 (1) Establish your goals

(2) Increase Success

(3) Save Time

(4) Graduate

 

READING 032 STUDENTS ONLY

Genell Gause

Registrar

Kelly Hutchinson

Registrar’s Office

 

Russell Joye

English Instructor

Academic

 

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5315

 

Connect Your Family to Resources Today!

  • Medicaid
  • Children’s Health Insurance
  • Welvista
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Military & Veteran Education Benefits

SC Thrive Counselors

Other

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7121

What is Stopping You from Success in College?

Will address issues that stop a student from succeeding.

Joel P. Sussman, MD

Palmetto Associates for Scholastic Success

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5401

PTK Honor Society:  What is it?  How can I join?

This is an introduction to the honor society.  Some topics of discussion will include what PTK is and stands for, what it can provide for its members and how you can become a member.

Miranda Aiken

Biology Instructor/Phi Theta Kappa Advisor

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

Room 410

The Fears and Realities of Being an Adult Student

An interactive workshop presentation focusing on the challenges and fears of attending college as a (Nontraditional) Adult Student Learner.

Myrtle Brown

Shelia Harley

Upward Bound

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7209

United States Marine Corp

Reserve opportunities and benefits.

Casey Stephens

Justin Rash

USMC Recruiters

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

Room 300

Success Through Strength

To better understand the Army and Army Reserve educational programs, to better equip students to be prepared for the competitive workforce while minimizing the need and burden of debt.

SGT Dionne Williams

SSG Brandon Moffett

United States Army Reserve

Career & Soft Skills

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7210

Always Stay Alert and Aware of Your Surroundings!  What is Domestic Violence?

Presenters will engage participants on the importance of all around safety and the importance of knowing your surroundings at all times.  Presenters will also inform students about domestic violence and where to get help.

Florence County Sheriff’s Department and the Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Assault

Hot Topics

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7216

Volunteering in Your Community

Will provide information about volunteer opportunities in your local community.

  1. Earl Gallishaw

Friendly Visitor Coordinator/

  1. Ombudsman for the Pee Dee Region

Vantage Point/

  1. Governor’s Office

Informative

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5321

College Essay Brainstorming Process

Fred T. Quick, Jr.

Admissions Representative

College of Charleston

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7201

Enough is Enough

How domestic abuse affects your everyday living.

Joyce G. Ford

Executive Director

The Naomi Project

Other

 

Keynote Speaker Session

11:00 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.

 

 

11:00 – 12:00

Room 401

The Power of Positive Belief in Creating Personal Success

  1. David H. Kahn, PhD

Counseling Center of Florence

Motivational

&

Leadership

       

11:00 – 12:00

Room 7210

Strategies for Success:  The Championship Lifestyle

  1. Toyinda Smith

Leadership Strategy & Consulting, LLC

Motivational & Leadership

11:00 – 12:00

Room 5202

10 Things that I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago

  1. Robby Hill

Hillsouth

Motivational & Leadership

 

Lunch Break (12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

 

Lunch will be provided on the

1st floor of the 5000 Building in the Student Activity Center.

 

 

 

1:20 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sessions

 

 

Time / Room

Session Title / Description

Presenter(s)

Workshop Type

1:20 – 2:00

Room 7109

Managing the Math Monster

Do you have a math phobia?  Do you suffer from math anxiety? Do you have a negative math-attitude? This session will inspire students to overcome their math phobia and anxiety as well as develop a positive math-attitude.

Cindy Rallings

Debi McCandrew

Math Department

Academic

 

 

 

 

1:20 – 2:00

Room 7108

Making the Most of the Math Hub

Learn how to get the most out of the Math Hub services provided by the college.  All services provided by the Math Hub- from tutoring to testing- will be discussed.  Tips will be provided for getting the most out of provided services.

Alison Salley

Tina Watrous

Math Hub

Academic

1:20 – 2:00

Room 7103

Navigating ALEKS

This session will help students navigate through the ALEKS interface.  We will give tips on how to better utilize the menu buttons, access provided documents, view ALEKS videos and reports to maximize their learning experience.

Jennifer Cooper

Sheryl Howle

Math Department

Academic

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5401

How to be Successful in Science Courses

The student will learn practical information on how to pass a science course.  Through the use of videos, discussion and activities, the student will learn how to apply proven techniques that will enhance their grade.  Topics will include how to avoid procrastination, time management techniques, how to organize information. Techniques will be taught to empower effective retention of course material based upon recent studies in neurobiology.

Ken Malachowsky

Natural Sciences

Individual Growth & Development

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5404

Keys to Success

In this hands-on, active session, participants will learn about the four keys to being successful students.

Karen Vido

Early Childhood

Individual Growth & Development

1:20 – 2:00

Room 131 (SiMT)

Water & Sand:  A Cutting Solution

The workshop will introduce the student to a new technology using water and garnet to cut a variety of materials. The student will engage in the programming of a part which can be made on the Omax Waterjet machine.

 

Maximum students 15 per session.

Dino Chavis

Shawn Reed

Machine Tool Technology

 

 

 

Career & Soft Skills

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5314

FDTC Tech Stars Scholarship

Using a variable scholarship amount model, SC ATE/FDTC provides at least 30 scholarships annually to financially needy, academically talented students through the Tech Stars (TS) scholarship program. Students will be expected to earn an Associate Degree.

Richard Roberts

Emery DeWitt

SCATE

 

 

Academic

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5411

Claflin University Career Pathways Degree Programs

Provide an overview of all accelerated degree programs and the guided career paths that exist in the field.

  1. Cindye Richburg Cotton

Executive Director

  1. Clifford Smith

Recruiter

Claflin University

Academic

1:20 – 2:00

Room 7104

Security

Communication/expectations as incoming students.

Harrison Ford, III

Chief Robert McMillan

Physical Facilities

Hot Topics

1:20 – 2:00

Room 607

Protect Yourself!  Prevent Identify Theft!

Describes threats to personal information and what can be done to react and protect yourself from these threats.

Paul Anderson

Pete Gioldasis

JoAnn Mack

Computer Technology

Individual Growth & Development

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5408

Muscles of the Human Body and How to Study Them

This workshop will review the muscle locations, actions, origins and insertions of the human body.

Jennifer Floyd

Adnouse Blanc-Ward

Natural Sciences

Academic

 

1:20 – 2:00

Room

152 (SiMT)

The Power of Electrons

This workshop will introduce and engage students to the technologies that use electricity to move and manipulate large items.

 

Bill Hargrove

Shawn Reed

Industrial Maintenance

Individual Growth & Development

1:20 – 2:00

Room 167 (SiMT)

PLC Demonstration

PLC Operations

Mehdi Ansari

Sal Pisciotta

Engineering Technology

Academic

 

1:20 – 2:00

Room 7207

 

 

 

Professional and Personal Development & Transfers to Francis Marion University

This session will discuss types of personal & professional development and allow time for participants to explore future possibilities. Will also discuss transfer requirements and admissions processes for Francis Marion University.

  1. Kyle Miller

Coordinator of Orientation/Transfer Admissions Counselor

Francis Marion University

Academic

 

 

 

1:20 – 2:00

Room 2116

Too Hot to Handle

Welding and cutting – Students will gain an understanding of what is required of them to be successful in their program.

Jamie King

Benny Serrano

Welding Department

Individual Growth & Development

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5202

FDTC Debate Club Showcase!

FDTC debates whether our traditions define humanity or limit humanity?

Ismael Perez

Doug Dobbins

Humanities Department

Academic

1:20 – 2:00

Room 109

Ready! Set! Work!

Looking for a career path that best fits you?  Need help with your resume?  Come join us as we share the strategies to land the job and see our list of vendors looking for you.

Avery Darby

Paige Wilson

Veteran & Career Services

Career & Soft Skills

1:20 – 2:00

Room 409

Avoiding Plagiarism

Examples of plagiarism will be shown.  How to avoid being charged with this offense will be explained.

Matt Schaffer

Humanities Department

Academic

 

 

 

       

1:20 – 2:00

Room 308B

Understanding of Accommodations & Service Dogs

Students will learn about accommodations and how/who qualifies for them.  They will have the opportunity to meet Anna Cusack who has trained under Caesar Milan’s organization and will bring in her dog, Dixie, to interact with and learn about service dogs.

Rhonda Tuten

Student Disabilities

Anna Cusack

 

Hot Topics

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5305

Test Taking Skills

This workshop will provide students with some of the skills necessary to successfully master test taking anxiety and will provide students helpful tips when studying for test and national board.

Ryn McColl

Kathy Dickson

Susan Cochran

Dental

Academic

1:20 – 2:00

Room 107

Yesterday’s Warriors, Todays Students

Join us today and stand shoulder to shoulder with a brother and sisterhood of student veterans while learning the advantages offered here at FDTC in honor of our vets.

Kimberly Tringali

Dan Blue

Veteran & Career Services

Career & Soft Skills

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5321

Transmission Based Precautions

Discussion will include three levels of transmission based precautions:  contact, droplet and airborne.  Students will participate in donning appropriate PPE and faculty will lead discussion on infectious organisms and antibiotic resistance.

Dawn Nelson

Matthew Willis

HSC

Academic

       

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5309

The Benefits of Joining a Professional Organization

Will teach students the importance of continuing their education and how that can be of benefit.

Yancy Wells

Herbert Reynolds

Radiology Department

Individual Growth & Development

1:20 – 2:00

Wellman Library

Anatomy in 3D

Learn how to maximize library resources related to biology and anatomy and physiology on your internet enabled device.  Discover learning tools available in your FDTC libraries – models, 3D interactive, narrated illustrations, dissection slides, and case studies. 

Jeronell Bradley

Linda Coe

FDTC Libraries

 

Academic

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5315

Connect Your Family to Resources Today!

  • Medicaid
  • Children’s Health Insurance
  • Welvista
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Military & Veteran Education Benefits

SC Thrive Counselors

 

 

 

Other

1:20 – 2:00

Room 7121

What is Stopping You from Success in College?

Will address issues that stop a student from succeeding.

Joel P. Sussman, MD

Palmetto Associates for Scholastic Success

Academic

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5312

  1. Provide. Protect

In this workshop, we will share the role of the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services. In the criminal justice system and our local communities. Attendees will be provided with information on internship and volunteer opportunities as well as full time employment.

Natarsha Adams

Coordinator of Recruitment, Volunteer and Intern Services

Career & Soft Skills

1:20 – 2:00

Room 7209

United States Marine Corp

Reserve opportunities and benefits.

Casey Stephens

Justin Rash

USMC Recruiters

Individual Growth & Development

1:20 – 2:00

Room 7119

Volunteer Income Tax Assistant Program

Tax preparation

Beverly Dingle

Jessica Boykin

IRS Tax Consultants

Entrepreneurship & Financial Literacy

1:20 – 2:00

Room 300

Success Center Trivia

Introduction of Success Center and services.

Success Center Tutors

Career Services

Soft Skills

 

1:20 – 2:00

Room 7208

 

 

 

 

Volunteering in Your Community

Will provide information about volunteer opportunities in your local community.

  1. Earl Gallishaw

Friendly Visitor Coordinator/

  1. Ombudsman for the Pee Dee Region

Vantage Point/

  1. Governor’s Office

Informative

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5310

 

 

 

Finding Your Fit:  Building Your Application Profile

Fred T. Quick, Jr.

Admissions Representative

College of Charleston

Academic

1:20 - 2:00

Room 113

SC Works Presents Successsful Dress Attire

Overview of SC Works services and how to dress successfully for a job interview.

Elizabeth Jones

SC Works Pee Dee

Informative

 

2:20 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sessions

 

 

Time / Room

Session Title / Description

Presenter(s)

Workshop Type

2:20 – 3:00

Room 7108

Making the Most of the Math Hub

Learn how to get the most out of the Math Hub services provided by the college.  All services provided by the Math Hub- from tutoring to testing- will be discussed.  Tips will be provided for getting the most out of provided services.

Alison Salley

Tina Watrous

Math Hub

Academic

2:20 – 3:00

Room 7103

Navigating ALEKS

This session will help students navigate through the ALEKS interface.  We will give tips on how to better utilize the menu buttons, access provided documents, view ALEKS videos and reports to maximize their learning experience.

Jennifer Cooper

Sheryl Howle

Math Department

Academic

2:20 – 3:00

Room 131 (SiMT)

Water & Sand:  A Cutting Solution

The workshop will introduce the student to a new technology using water and garnet to cut a variety of materials. The student will engage in the programming of a part which can be made on the Omax Waterjet machine.

 

Maximum students 15 per session.

Dino Chavis

Shawn Reed

Machine Tool Technology

Career & Soft Skills

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5404

Keys to Success

In this hands-on, active session, participants will learn about the four keys to being successful students.

Karen Vido

Early Childhood

Individual Growth & Development

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5314

FDTC Tech Stars Scholarship

Using a variable scholarship amount model, SC ATE/FDTC provides at least 30 scholarships annually to financially needy, academically talented students through the Tech Stars (TS) scholarship program. Students will be expected to earn an Associate Degree.

Richard Roberts

Emery DeWitt

SCATE

Academic

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5305

It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You!

NETWORKING is everything!  This workshop will discuss the various methods of networking as well as the benefits.  Networking is interacting with other people, exchanging information and establishing relationships that will assist in enhancing your education.

Brittany Douglas

Surethia McFadden

Recruiters

Admissions Department

Career & Soft Skills

2:20 – 3:00

Room 607

Protect Yourself!  Prevent Identify Theft!

Describes threats to personal information and what can be done to react and protect yourself from these threats.

Paul Anderson

Pete Gioldasis

JoAnn Mack

Computer Technology

Individual Growth & Development

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5403

Financial Aid

Staff will explain the different types of financial aid available and ways to apply for aid.

Monica Starr

Crystal Brantley

Financial Aid

Academic

2:20 – 3:00

Room 152 (SiMT)

The Power of Electrons

This workshop will introduce and engage students to the technologies that use electricity to move and manipulate large items.

 

Bill Hargrove

Shawn Reed

Industrial Maintenance

Individual Growth & Development

2:20 – 3:00

Room 2116

Too Hot to Handle

Welding and cutting – Students will gain an understanding of what is required of them to be successful in their program.

Jamie King

Benny Serrano

Welding Department

Individual Growth & Development

2:20 – 3:00

Room 306

Introduction to Honors at FDTC

An introduction to the Honors Program at FDTC:  The purpose, benefits, application procedure and requirements.

Marjory Hall

Honor Program/English Department

Individual Growth & Development

2:20 – 3:00

Room 300

Unite for Units

Understanding how units work and how to use them in everyday life.

Fabiola Diaz

Student Success Center

Academic

2:20 – 3:00

Room 7208

Organization:  The Keys to Success

This workshop will focus on the importance of organizational skills within the classroom and workplace.

Chelsea Rickenbaker

Jill Boney

Surgical Technology Dept.

Individual Growth & Development

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5321

Transmission Based Precautions

Discussion will include three levels of transmission based precautions:  contact, droplet and airborne.  Students will participate in donning appropriate PPE and faculty will lead discussion on infectious organisms and antibiotic resistance.

Dawn Nelson

Matthew Willis

HSC

Academic

2:20 – 3:00

Room 113

The Other Side of the Desk:  Student to Employee

Students will learn pertinent skills to transition from student to employee of an organization.

Adell McManus-McCoy

Assessment Center

Career & Soft Skills

2:20 – 3:00

Room 109

Resume Preparation and Interview Challenges

Assuring that your interview and resume matches to obtain gainful employment.

 

Elizabeth Jones

Workshop Facilitator

SC Works

Connie Jenkins

SNAP Coordinator

Career & Soft Skills

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5311

Professionalism in Healthcare Environment

Professionalism in the healthcare environment.

Allan Dunphy

Tracy Fields

Respiratory Care Dept.

Academic

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5315

Connect Your Family to Resources Today!

  • Medicaid
  • Children’s Health Insurance
  • Welvista
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Military & Veteran Education Benefits

SC Thrive Counselors

Other

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5309

The Benefits of Joining a Professional Organization

Will teach students the importance of continuing their education and how that can be of benefit.

Yancy Wells

Herbert Reynolds

Radiology Department

Individual Growth & Development

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5303

Loans and Scholarships

Loans and scholarships

Jill Lewis

Jennifer Mabry

Institutional Advancement

Nick Lyerly

Evening College

Academic

2:20 – 3:00

Room 409

You Can Be Next!

A fun, interactive workshop that will teach you how to identify your strengths, apply those strengths to your future career and develop habits that will make you next in line to succeed.  The main points of the workshop are:

  • Identify your strengths
  • Apply your gifts to your future career
  • Change to a winners’ mentality

Erika F. Jenkins

Stephanie J. Duncan

Nextspire

Career & Soft Skills

2:20 – 3:00

Room 7209

United States Marine Corp

Reserve opportunities and benefits.

Casey Stephens

Justin Rash

USMC Recruiters

Individual Growth & Development

2:20 – 3:00

Room 7121

What is Stopping You from Success in College?

Will address issues that stop a student from succeeding.

Joel P. Sussman, MD

Palmetto Associates for Scholastic Success

Academic

2:20 – 3:00

Room 7210

Volunteering in Your Community

Will provide information about volunteer opportunities in your local community.

  1. Earl Gallishaw

Friendly Visitor Coordinator/

  1. Ombudsman for the Pee Dee Region

Vantage Point/

  1. Governor’s Office

Informative

 

3:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sessions

 

 

Time / Room

Session Title / Description

Presenter(s)

Workshop Type

3:20 – 4:00

Room 7208

 

 

 

 

Keeping Score in the Stock Market

We will show you how to keep score in the stock market and talk about how to plan for your retirement.  This will be a fun and interesting topic to improve your understanding of how the market works and how to quantify your portfolio on a regular basis.  Have you ever thought about what is going to happen when you retire? Now is the time!

Mitch House

Business Department

Individual Growth & Development

 

 

3:20 – 4:00

Room 7207

 

 

 

So You Want to be an Entrepreneur

Mike Bell has decades of experience in the private sector and has worked all over the world. Mike serves as an Area Manager of the Small Business Development Center of SC. Come and learn how to succeed at starting and running your own business. Financial and marketing plans will be highlighted during this exciting presentation.

Mike Bell

Director of SBDCSC

Individual Growth & Development

 

 

3:20 – 4:00

Room 5314

FDTC Tech Stars Scholarship

Using a variable scholarship amount model, SC ATE/FDTC provides at least 30 scholarships annually to financially needy, academically talented students through the Tech Stars (TS) scholarship program. Students will be expected to earn an Associate Degree.

Richard Roberts

Emery DeWitt

SCATE

Academic

3:20 – 4:00

Room 5403

Financial Aid

Staff will explain the different types of financial aid available and ways to apply for aid.

Monica Starr

Crystal Brantley

Financial Aid

Academic

3:20 – 4:00

Room 306

Introduction to Honors at FDTC

An introduction to the Honors Program at FDTC:  The purpose, benefits, application procedure and requirements.

Marjory Hall

Honor Program/English Department

Individual Growth & Development

3:20 – 4:00

Room

Wellman Library

Employers Want Employees Who Know the Difference Between a Web Search and Research

Show your instructor you are a scholar. Use scholarly information in your written assignments.  Learn how to identify and access academic scholarly resources in your FDTC libraries on your electronic device.  

Jeronell Bradley

Linda Coe

FDTC Libraries

Academic

3:20 – 4:00

Room 303

Tech Life:  2 Keys 2 Success in 2 Years

The Department of Student Life will present to participants 2 Keys 2 Success in 2 Years.  Presenters will share with participants insight on various community resources such as PDRTA and how to utilize the bookstore and Early alert.  Prizes will be given.

Leroy D. Gibson, Jr.

Jeriesha Epps,

Bob Garand,

Don Strickland

Individual Growth & Development

3:20 – 4:00

Room 7209

United States Marine Corp

Reserve opportunities and benefits.

Casey Stephens

Justin Rash

USMC Recruiters

Individual Growth & Development

3:20 – 4:00

Room 5315

Connect Your Family to Resources Today!

  • Medicaid
  • Children’s Health Insurance
  • Welvista
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Military & Veteran Education Benefits

SC Thrive Counselors

Other

3:20 – 4:00

Room 300

Biology Bingo

Learning biology in the fun way!

Mark Anthony Holden

Raylyn Jefferson

Meirisa Coleman

Success Center Tutors

Educational & Motivational

3:20 – 4:00

Room 7210

Volunteering in Your Community

Will provide information about volunteer opportunities in your local community.

  1. Earl Gallishaw

Friendly Visitor Coordinator/

  1. Ombudsman for the Pee Dee Region

Vantage Point/

  1. Governor’s Office

Informative

3:20 – 4:00

Room 402

Getting Back on Track!

This workshop is designed to assist students on academic probation and/or suspension in addressing their barriers to meeting academic progress standards. Students will identify and reflect on the challenges that they face during the semester. Effective success strategies (academic and personal) will be developed and FDTC resources will be identified in order to help students overcome the barriers and get back on the road to success.

Ashley O. Davis

College Skills Lead Instructor

Academic

3:20 – 4:00

Room 5321

Social Media Strategies & Pitfalls

Best practices to use social media and avoid scenarios that damage your brand.

Ted Stambolitis

Justin Cook

  1. com

Informative

 

4:20 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sessions

 

 

Time / Room

Session Title / Description

Presenter(s)

Workshop Type

4:20 – 5:00

Room 5303

STEM is fun…ask an Engineer!

Introduction to the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).  Interact with engineers in an interactive activity to show why STEM is fun and how this organization can help you excel in respective STEM fields!

Charlotte Forrest

Ronnie Forest, Jr.

National Society of Black Engineers

Ashli Smart (Sonoco)

Career & Soft Skills

4:20 – 5:00

Room 5315

Connect Your Family to Resources Today!

  • Medicaid
  • Children’s Health Insurance
  • Welvista
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Military & Veteran Education Benefits

SC Thrive Counselors

Other

4:20 – 5:00

Room 300

Let’s Connect Using the 7 C’s

This workshop is designed to define seven special talents that can help anyone develop effective communication.

General Education Tutors

Educational & Motivational

4:20 – 5:00

Room 411

FDTC Student Focus Group

Students in this session will have the opportunity to express their thoughts concerning the overall accessibility, adequacy and significance of their collegiate experience at FDTC.  Are there ways FDTC can better serve your needs?  Candidly, share your thoughts in this campus-wide research study.  Seats are limited to 15 participants, so get there early!

Leroy D. Gibson, Jr.

Director, Student Life

 

Ivy K. Ingram

Director, Admissions, Recruitment and Community Outreach

Other

4:20 – 5:00

Room 409

You Can Be Next!

A fun, interactive workshop that will teach you how to identify your strengths, apply those strengths to your future career and develop habits that will make you next in line to succeed.  The main points of the workshop are:

  • Identify your strengths
  • Apply your gifts to your future career
  • Change to a winners’ mentality

Erika F. Jenkins

Stephanie J. Duncan

Nextspire

Career & Soft Skills

4:20 – 5:00

Room 5321

Social Media Strategies & Pitfalls

Best practices to use social media and avoid scenarios that damage your brand.

Ted Stambolitis

Justin Cook

  1. com

Informative

 

 

 

 

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