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Success Day Schedule

Student Success Day is October 25, 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 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.

 

 

 

 

Terri Carter

English Department

Academic

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5305

 

Stress and Anxiety and the Student

The workshop will focus on developing an understanding of anxiety and stress.  Coping skills will be explored and practiced.

 

 

 

 

 

Martha Stewart                 Brandi McGee

Aneta Hopkins

Denise McKay

Stewart Behavioral Health

Mental Health

 

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5303

 

 

 

 

 

 How to Apply for Scholarships/The Will G. Dailey Fund

An overview of how FDTC students can apply for scholarships/book loans through the FDTC Educational Foundation.

 

 

 

 

 

Jill Lewis, 

FDTC Foundation

Nick Lyerly,

Evening College

Lauren Dorton,

FDTC Foundation,

Jennifer Mabry, Institutional Grants

 

Scholarships

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5202

 

Professionalism:  From the Classroom to the Workplace

Session will teach students how to conduct themselves in a professional manner in and out of the classroom; what to means to be a professional versus being professional.

 

 

 

 

Jamie Driggers

Deborah Newman

Dental Instructors

Individual Growth & Development

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5301

 

Study Tips for Student Success

This session will work to equip students with the skills necessary to be successful in studying for tests or board examinations.

 

 

 

 

Reynolds McColl

Dian Davis

Health Sciences Faculty

Academic

8:00 – 8:40

Room 154 SiMT

 

The Power of Electrons

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

 

 

 

 

Bill Hargrove

Shawn Reed

Industrial Maintenance Technology

Academic

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5321

 

Uh Oh!  My Background Check is Positive!

Presentation will highlight options for students with positive background checks and tips to be successful with the onboarding processes for program entry for Nursing and Allied Health. This session is developed for pre-curriculum students.

 

 

 

 

Dawn Nelson

Matthew Willis

Health Sciences Instructors

Other

8:00 – 8:40

Room 300

Chemistry Jeopardy

Learn amazing facts about Periodic tables, learn about ions and how they form chemical compounds.

 

 

 

 

Karen Herbert

Beverly Herring

Success Center

Academic

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5310

 

FDTC Mobile and Self-Service Student Planning

As students work toward earning their repective credentials, moving from college acceptance to graduation can be challenging. During this workshop we will introduce students to FDTC's mobile application and Self-Service Student Planning.

 

 

 

 

Tyron Jones

AVP Information Technology

Candice Jackson,

Lorissa Evans

Individual Growth & Development

8:00 – 8:40

Room 7128

Become a Financial Wizard

Students will learn how to do a variety of financial calculations.

Steven Weingartner

Business

Academic

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5309

 

Trick or Treat for Student Success from Coker College

Students will identify personal challenges to their academic and personal growth.  Will demonstrate a general knowledge of the resources available to students to assist them in their academic endeavors.  Will discuss potential pathways for future endeavors.

 

 

 

Whitney Watts

Dick Coldwell

Coker College

Individual Growth & Development

8:00 – 8:40

Room  308A

Goal Setting and Motivation

Students will learn secrets for increasing motivation and reaching their goals.

 

 

 

 

Brantlee Haire

Human Services

 

Individual Growth & Development

8:00 – 8:40

Room 7209

“Let’s Make a Deal”

In-depth look at important dates, drop/add period, incomplete grades and upcoming news!

 

 

 

 

Turkesha Green

Registration Coordinator

Hot Topics

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5311

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

Kenyatta Jackson

Admissions and K12

Recruiters

Career & Soft Skills

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5401

Soft Skills:  What Are They and Why Do I Need Them?

Provides students with a description and examples of soft skills, a discussion of why these skills are important in the workplace and suggestions on how to develop soft skills.

Eileen Klang

Kelli Knotts

Nursing Department

Career & Soft Skills

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5403

 

FDTC Emergency Response Guide and Procedures

The workshop will entail information covered in the FDTC Emergency Response Guide.  We will overview and discuss procedures pertaining to critical incidents, emergency directives, safety and movement.

 

 

 

 

Gary Cooper

Director of Security

William Wilson

Security

Response to Critical Incidents and Procedures

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5314

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  Student Senate 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!

 

FDTC Student Senate

 

Other

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5312

Cosmetology and Nail Technology

Cosmetology and Nail Technology

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Cox

Cosmetology

Sherry Ford

Nail Technology

Career & Soft Skills

8:00 – 8:40

Room 5317

Manners Matter

Student Code of Conduct and Student Grievance Procedures

 

 

 

 

 

Kelly Hutchinson

Avette Brown

Registrar’s Office

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 7104

To Cheat or NOT to Cheat

Have you ever been cited for cheating on an assignment?  Did you cheat deliberately or unknowingly?  To Cheat or Not to Cheat:  Strategies for Avoiding Academic Dishonesty is a workshop that will help you understand the academic dishonesty policy at Florence-Darlington Technical College.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Marc C. David

AVP, Arts & Sciences

Academic

9:00 – 9:40

Room 656D

Best Practices for Automotive Ownership/HVAC

During this session, we will share and demonstrate some basic practices of vehicle maintenance and why these items are important: How to check fluids, How to check tire pressure and tread depth, How to check and address various other items.  We will also have tips on best practices for maintaining your home’s Heating and AC System. We will discuss some of the common concerns that a home owner can identify in regards to their HVAC System. The department will also provide information on areas of study and some of the potential career fields that can be entered upon completion of your studies.

 

 

 

 

Bill Kitt, Bryan Daniels, Matthew Lewis, Dawn Baker, Keith McKenzie

Auto/HVAC Faculty

 

 

 

 

 

Career & Soft Skills

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5305

Stress and Anxiety and the Student

The workshop will focus on developing an understanding of anxiety and stress.  Coping skills will be explored and practiced.

 

 

 

 

 

Martha Stewart                 Brandi McGee

Aneta Hopkins

Denise McKay

Stewart Behavioral Health

Mental Health

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5303

 How to Apply for Scholarships/The Will G. Dailey Fund

An overview of how FDTC students can apply for scholarships/book loans through the FDTC Educational Foundation.

 

 

 

Jill Lewis, Executive Director of FDTC Foundation,

Nick Lyerly, Director of Evening College

Lauren Dorton, FDTC Foundation,

Jennifer Mabry, Director of Institutional Grants

 

Scholarships

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5404

Keys to Success

In this hands-on, active session, participants will learn about the 4 keys to being successful students.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karen Vido

Early Childhood Program Director

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

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

9:00 – 9:40

Room 2116

If you can dream it, we can make it!

Learn how to weld on a simulator and cut with a plasma cutter.

 

 

 

 

 

Willis Ford

Benny Serrano

Welding Instructors

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5301

Study Tips for Student Success

This session will work to equip students with the skills necessary to be successful in studying for tests or board examinations.

 

 

 

 

Reynolds McColl

Dian Davis

Health Sciences Faculty

Academic

9:00 – 9:40

Room 7208

Growing Where You Are Planted

Developing habits to help you grow in your current (or future) career path.

 

 

 

 

Ethel Wynn

Winnie Riley

Business Technology Instructors

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 110B

What Career Services Can Do For You

Overview of services offered for current students and alumni.

 

 

 

 

Selena Williams

Meirisa Coleman

Success Center Tutors

 

Career & Soft Skills

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5309

Tips on Entrepreneurial Success

Personal insights, advice, and lessons from local Entrepreneur and business woman, Doris Lockhart, owner of AccuStaff.

 

 

Doris Lockhart

Vernita Thomas

AccuStaff

Career & Soft Skills

9:00 – 9:40

Room 150 SiMT

Water and Sand:  A Cutting Solution

The workshop will introduce students to a new technology using water and garnet to cut a variety of materials.  Students 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 5403

PTK Honor Society:  Members and Non-members

Information regarding Phi Theta kappa honor society for members and non-members. Workshop to include, but not limited to: recruitment, society topics, membership and scholarships

 

 

 

 

Miranda Aiken

Biology Instructor

& Phi Theta Kappa Advisor

Ashley Davis

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 7216

Degree Programs at Limestone College

Marketing materials and overview of programs at Limestone.

 

 

 

 

 

Clay Young

Limestone College

Academic

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5312

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

Human Services

Career & Soft Skills

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.

 

 

 

 

Graylyn Jefferson

Bethany McGill

Success Center

Individual Growth & Development

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5411

How to Market Yourself

Guidance on professional behavior and how to market yourself to land a job.

 

 

 

 

Lakeisha Johnson

Emanuel Smith

Respiratory Care

Career & Soft Skills

9:00 – 9:40

Room 5310

Stress Management

Stress Management Techniques (Powerpoint and audience participation)

 

 

 

Naomi Holley

Teresa Riley

Nursing Department

Stress Management/

Adaptation

9:00 – 9:40

Room 7207

Stronger Fathers & Stronger Families

Will learn skills to enable men to become the responsible, engaged and empowered fathers their children need them to be.

Anthony Green

Terrence Turner

Man 2 Man Fatherhood Program

Soft Skills

9:00 – 9:40

Room 207

Prepare for your Purpose – To Possess Your Promise

Lt. Capers will lead participants on a journey that will help them identify/prepare for their purpose in order that they may possess their promise.

 

 

 

 

FDTC Libraries

Lt. Kaynnera Capers

Darlington County Sheriff’s Department

Individual Growth & Development

 

10:00 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. Sessions

 

 

 

Time / Room

Session Title / Description

Presenter(s)

Workshop Type

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5305

Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Awareness

Will provide information on risk factors/warning signs for suicide, how to get help or help someone who is suicidal, information about self-care and MH, and an overview of types of MH services offered at the VA medical center.

 

 

 

Dr. Jessica Nicholson

WJB Dorn VA Medical Center

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

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.

 

 

 

 

Terri Carter

English Department

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 308A

Writing for Success

Students will learn about the requirements of adapting to the standards of college-level writing as prep for their chosen field.

 

 

 

 

Alan Trusky

English Department

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7104

To Cheat or NOT to Cheat

Have you ever been cited for cheating on an assignment?  Did you cheat deliberately or unknowingly?  To Cheat or Not to Cheat:  Strategies for Avoiding Academic Dishonesty is a workshop that will help you understand the academic dishonesty policy at Florence-Darlington Technical College.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Marc C. David

AVP, Arts & Sciences

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5404

Keys to Success

In this hands-on, active session, participants will learn about the 4 keys to being successful students.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karen Vido

Early Childhood Program Director

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5310

Professional Development

Self Sufficiency

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Williams

Roger Gore

Families Engagement, Inc.

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

Room 2116

If you can dream it, we can make it!

Learn how to weld on a simulator and cut with a plasma cutter.

 

 

 

 

 

Willis Ford

Benny Serrano

Welding Instructors

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7119

COUPONING 101

Learn how to $AVE Money!!

 

 

 

 

 

Rebecca Hunter

Music Instructor

Individual Growth & Development

 

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7210

Getting to Your Desired College and Field of Work

Proficiency of AA.AA and AA.AS programs.

 

 

 

 

 

Jon’Nell Fleming,              Bob Indrihovic, Pat Velicky

Mathematic Instructors

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 306

Honors at Tech

Explanation of the FDTC Honors Program, discussion of benefits of an Honors program, application information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marjory Hall

English Instructor

 

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

Room 110B

Ready! Set! Work!

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

 

 

 

 

Avery Darby

Meirisa Coleman

Career Services

 

Career & Soft Skills

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5312

10 Things I Wish I Knew When Starting Out

Will dive into life lessons told by an accomplished entrepreneur weaved through 10 simple life lessons he wishes had been taught to him earlier in life and business.

 

 

 

Robby Hill

Hillsouth

Hot Topics

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7215

Protect Yourself!  Prevent Identity Theft!

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

 

 

 

 

JoAnn Mack

Pete Gioldasis

Computer Technology Instructors

Hot Topics

10:00 – 10:40

Room 150 SiMT

Water and Sand:  A Cutting Solution

The workshop will introduce students to a new technology using water and garnet to cut a variety of materials.  Students 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 154 SiMT

The Power of Electrons

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

 

 

 

 

Bill Hargrove

Shawn Reed

Industrial Maintenance Technology

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5311

Entrepreneurship & Business Planning

Students will be introduced to business ownership, business planning and understanding what it takes to own and operate a business. Another goal of the lecture is to try and point out the inefficiencies in our market today and how they could take advantage of it after their education.

 

 

 

 

Johnny Rishmawi

Budget Blinds of Florence

 

Career & Soft Skills

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7216

Degree Programs at Limestone College

Marketing materials and overview of programs at Limestone.

 

 

 

 

 

Clay Young

Limestone College

Academic

10:00 – 10:40

Room 7121

Teamwork and Communication

Workshop will focus on effective communication and teamwork in nursing.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Annie Grant

Dr. Laura Hope

Nursing Faculty

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

Human Services

Career & Soft Skills

10:00 – 10:40

Room 300

National Guard

Will help students to better understand the National Guard educational programs to better equip them to be prepared for the competitive workforce while minimizing the need and burden of debt.

 

 

 

 

Sgt. Cox

National Guard

Individual Growth & Development

10:00 – 10:40

Room 5403

Relaxation Techniques

How to relax.

 

 

 

 

Rebecca Alexander

Gena Porter

Nursing

Relaxation Techniques

10:00 – 10:40

Room 207

Prepare for your Purpose – To Possess Your Promise

Lt. Capers will lead participants on a journey that will help them identify/prepare for their purpose in order that they may possess their promise.

 

 

 

 

FDTC Libraries

Lt. Kaynnera Capers

Darlington County Sheriff’s Department

Individual Growth & Development

 

Keynote Speaker Session

11:00 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.

 

 

11:00 – 12:00

Room 401

                     IT Career Possibilities

 

Mike Page, President

MP Computer Systems

 

Chris Reeder

Programming Manager

ACS Technologies

 

11:00 – 12:00

Room 5202

 

Overcoming Obstacles in Healthcare,

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Joe McCall

Director of Bedboard at Carolinas Hospital System/EMS Liaison

 

11:00 – 12:00

7210

 

My Story & Success as Hell’s Kitchen 2014 Winner

 

Chef Latasha  McCutcheon

 

 

 

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 5303

Understanding Your National Guard Benefits

Get one on one training from the Education Services Office staff on Federal Tuition Assistance, College Assistance Program and your GI Bill benefits.

 

 

 

 

Jacinda White

SC Army National Guard

Academic

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.

 

 

 

 

 

Debi McCandrew

Cindy Rallings

Math Instructors

Academic

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5310

Professional Development

Self Sufficiency

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Williams

Roger Gore

Families Engagement, Inc.

Individual Growth & Development

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5202

Professionalism:  From the Classroom to the Workplace

Session will teach students how to conduct themselves in a professional manner in and out of the classroom; what to means to be a professional versus being professional.

 

 

 

 

Jamie Driggers

Deborah Newman

Dental Instructors

Individual Growth & Development

1:20 – 2:00

Room 2116

If you can dream it, we can make it!

Learn how to weld on a simulator and cut with a plasma cutter.

 

 

 

 

 

Willis Ford

Benny Serrano

Welding Instructors

Individual Growth & Development

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5317

Hospitality and Tourism:  A #1 Career Choice

Students demonstrate an ability to connect what they are learning with potential career options.

 

 

 

Dale Barth

Red-Bone Alley

Town Hall Restaurant

Career & Soft Skills

1:20 – 2:00

Room 110B

Ready! Set! Work!

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

 

 

 

 

Avery Darby

Meirisa Coleman

Career Services

 

Career & Soft Skills

1:20 – 2:00

Room 7215

Protect Yourself!  Prevent Identity Theft!

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

 

 

 

 

JoAnn Mack

Pete Gioldasis

Computer Technology Instructors

Hot Topics

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5312

10 Things I Wish I Knew When Starting Out

Will dive into life lessons told by an accomplished entrepreneur weaved through 10 simple life lessons he wishes had been taught to him earlier in life and business.

 

 

 

Robby Hill

HillSouth

Hot Topics

1:20 – 2:00

Room 150 SiMT

Water and Sand:  A Cutting Solution

The workshop will introduce students to a new technology using water and garnet to cut a variety of materials.  Students 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 154 SiMT

The Power of Electrons

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

 

 

 

 

Bill Hargrove

Shawn Reed

Industrial Maintenance Technology

Academic

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5301

Financial Priorities for College Graduates

The proper order of saving once in the workplace, what is good debt vs bad debit and how taxation works on different types of accounts.

 

 

 

 

Lee Carter

Armstrong Wealth Management Group

Individual Growth & Development

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 Math Hub services will be discussed. Tips will be given for getting the most out of tutoring.

 

 

 

 

Alison Salley

Debby Younginer

Math Hub

Academic

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5403

PTK Honor Society:  Members and Non-members

Information regarding Phi Theta kappa honor society for members and non-members. Workshop to include, but not limited to: recruitment, society topics, membership and scholarships

 

 

 

 

Miranda Aiken

Biology Instructor

& Phi Theta Kappa Advisor

Ashley Davis

Individual Growth & Development

1:20 – 2:00

Room 7216

Degree Programs at Limestone College

Marketing materials and overview of programs at Limestone.

 

 

 

 

 

Clay Young

Limestone College

Academic

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5411

Professional Organization – What are the Benefits

Will discuss advantages of what a professional organization has to offer:  continuing education, job opportunities, peer contact, legal advice and other important topics.

 

 

 

 

Yancy Wells

Herbert Reynolds

Radiology

Career & Soft Skills

1:20 – 2:00

Room 7105

Navigating ALEKS

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

 

 

 

Sheryl Howle

Math Instructor

Academic

1:20 – 2:00

Room 300

Success Center Trivia

Learn about what the Success Center offers!

 

 

 

 

 

Justin Reaves

Boyd Johnson

Success Center

Career & Soft Skills

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5309

Plagiarism and How to Avoid It

Tips and rules on paper writing without fear.

 

 

 

Matt Schaffer

Humanities

Academic

1:20 – 2:00

Room 7207

Perseverance:  The Secret to Success

Discussion on power of perseverance and how to develop it.

 

 

 

David Kahn, PhD, LPC, LPCS

The Counseling Center of Florence, LLC

Individual Growth & Development

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5321

FDTC Mobile and Self-Service Student Planning

As students work toward earning their respective credentials, moving from college acceptance to graduation can be challenging. During this workshop we will introduce students to FDTC's mobile application and Self-Service Student Planning.

 

 

 

 

Tyron Jones

AVP Information Technology

Candice Jackson,

Lorissa Evans

Individual Growth & Development

1:20 – 2:00

Room 5401

FDTC Debate Presents; Guns & Domestic Terrorism

We will debate whether or not increasing gun control will decrease domestic terrorism.

 

 

 

 

 

FDTC Debate Team

 

 

 

 

 

Hot Topics

 

 

 

2:20 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sessions

 

 

Time / Room

Session Title / Description

Presenter(s)

Workshop Type

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5310

Creating Opportunities to Grow, Lead and Experience

The History of Gammage Enterprize, the process of becoming self-employed and opportunities do so.

 

 

 

 

Tre Gammage

Gammage Enterprize

Career & Soft Skills

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5317

Hospitality and Tourism:  A #1 Career Choice

Students demonstrate an ability to connect what they are learning with potential career options.

 

 

 

Dale Barth

Red-Bone Alley

Town Hall Restaurant

Career & Soft Skills

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5312

10 Things I Wish I Knew When Starting Out

Will dive into life lessons told by an accomplished entrepreneur weaved through 10 simple life lessons he wishes had been taught to him earlier in life and business.

 

 

 

Robby Hill

HillSouth

Hot Topics

2:20 – 3:00

Room 150 SiMT

Water and Sand:  A Cutting Solution

The workshop will introduce students to a new technology using water and garnet to cut a variety of materials.  Students 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 300

Biology Bingo

Learning Biology the FUN WAY!

 

 

 

 

Mark Anthony

Brandon Haselden

Success Center

Academic

2:20 – 3:00

Room 7105

Navigating ALEKS

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

 

 

 

Sheryl Howle

Math Instructor

Academic

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5321

FDTC Mobile and Self-Service Student Planning

As students work toward earning their respective credentials, moving from college acceptance to graduation can be challenging. During this workshop we will introduce students to FDTC's mobile application and Self-Service Student Planning.

 

 

 

 

Tyron Jones

AVP Information Technology

Candice Jackson,

Lorissa Evans

Individual Growth & Development

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5314

Mentoring:  Your 21st Century Buddy System

This interactive session will inform students and offer examples for why mentoring in the 21st century is vital. Mentoring is a multi-dimensional process of building relationships with a more experienced or more knowledgeable person.

 

 

 

 

Charlotte Forrest

Industry Program Manager

Corporate & Workforce Development

Career & Soft Skills

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5311

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

Kenyatta Jackson

Admissions and K12

Recruiters

Career & Soft Skills

2:20 – 3:00

Room 207

A Fit and Healthy Body Invigorates the Mind!

Presenter will educate and motivate participants on how to reach their fitness goals and live a healthy lifestyle.

 

 

 

 

FDTC Libraries

George McElveen

McElveen Body 2 Body

Physical Health

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5309

Trick or Treat for Student Success from Coker College

Students will identify personal challenges to their academic and personal growth.  Will demonstrate a general knowledge of the resources available to students to assist them in their academic endeavors.  Will discuss potential pathways for future endeavors.

 

 

 

Whitney Watts

Dick Coldwell

Coker College

Individual Growth & Development

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5305

How to Maintain a Positive Attitude in Times of Conflict

Learn how to resolve conflicts in a banking setting as well as everyday life.  Learn about personal goal-setting skills.

 

 

 

 

Reuben Hewitt, Jr.

First Reliance Bank

Individual Growth & Development

2:20 – 3:00

Room 308A

The “Secrets” of Getting Good Grades in College

This session will focus on methods to help students obtain better grades; from identifying learning styles to utilizing specific study methods.

Angela Edwards

Eveline Cuypers

Humanities

Academic

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5301

Financial Aid

Educating students about financial aid.

 

 

 

Crystal Brantley

Monica Starr

Financial Aid

Academic

2:20 – 3:00

Room 5202

 

FDTC Emergency Response Guide and Procedures

The workshop will entail information covered in the FDTC Emergency Response Guide.  We will overview and discuss procedures pertaining to critical incidents, emergency directives, safety and movement.

 

 

 

 

Gary Cooper

Director of Security

William Wilson

Security

Response to Critical Incidents and Procedures

 

3:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sessions

 

 

Time / Room

Session Title / Description

Presenter(s)

Workshop Type

3:20 – 4:00

Room 5310

Creating Opportunities to Grow, Lead and Experience

The History of Gammage Enterprize, the process of becoming self-employed and opportunities do so.

 

 

 

 

Tre Gammage

Gammage Enterprize

Career & Soft Skills

3:20 – 4:00

Room 5321

FDTC Mobile and Self-Service Student Planning

As students work toward earning their respective credentials, moving from college acceptance to graduation can be challenging. During this workshop we will introduce students to FDTC's mobile application and Self-Service Student Planning.

 

 

 

 

Tyron Jones

AVP Information Technology

Candice Jackson,

Lorissa Evans

Individual Growth & Development

3:20 – 4:00

Room 7209

“Let’s Make a Deal”

In-depth look at important dates, drop/add period, incomplete grades and upcoming news!

 

 

 

 

Turkesha Green

Registration Coordinator

Hot Topics

3:20 – 4:00

Room 5301

Financial Aid

Educating students about financial aid.

 

 

 

Crystal Brantley

Monica Starr

Financial Aid

Academic

3:20 – 4:00

Room 5312

“$100 Decisions”

Every decision is a financial decision.  Every decision we make will pay us or cost us.

Dr. Andre Boyd

RUSH Coordinator

Individual Growth & Development

3:20 – 4:00

Room 5202

 

FDTC Emergency Response Guide and Procedures

The workshop will entail information covered in the FDTC Emergency Response Guide.  We will overview and discuss procedures pertaining to critical incidents, emergency directives, safety and movement.

 

 

 

 

Gary Cooper

Director of Security

William Wilson

Security

Response to Critical Incidents and Procedures

 

4:20 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sessions

 

 

Time / Room

Session Title / Description

Presenter(s)

Workshop Type

4:20 – 5:00

Room 5310

Creating Opportunities to Grow, Lead and Experience

The History of Gammage Enterprize, the process of becoming self-employed and opportunities do so.

 

 

 

 

Tre Gammage

Gammage Enterprize

Career & Soft Skills

4:20 – 5:00

Room 5321

Uh Oh!  My Background Check is Positive!

Presentation will highlight options for students with positive background checks and tips to be successful with the onboarding processes for program entry for Nursing and Allied Health. This session is developed for pre-curriculum students.

 

 

 

 

Dawn Nelson

Matthew Willis

Health Sciences Instructors

Other

4:20 – 5:00

Room 107

Yesterday’s Warriors, Today’s Students

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

 

 

 

 

Kimberly Tringali

Daniel Blue

Veterans & Career Services

Career & Soft Skills

4:20 – 5:00

Room 5303

Sound the Alarm/PDRTA Info

The Early Alert Specialist will explain the Early Alert process and how this is helpful to students.  PDRTA will explain all resources to ensure students know their transportation options.

 

 

 

 

 

Jeriesha Epps

Qayshawn Blanding

Student Life

Informational

             

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