– Student Success Day Session Schedule

Follow the provided Zoom links during session times to join. No registration is necessary!

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9:00 Sessions
10:00 Sessions
11:00 Sessions
12:00 Sessions
12:50-2:00 Virtual Tabling

9:00 Session Schedule
Track and Zoom Link Session Details
0 Potter’s Wheel Demonstration
Dorian Beaulieu
The wheel demonstration will utilize an ancient Asian technique called “throwing off the hump”. It was used by Japanese, Chinese and Korean masters to mass product clay vessels.
0 Hike Campus Trails – On Campus
Steve Dalager
Have you explored the campus grounds yet?  There are great trails the circle the entire campus.  Even during a pandemic, this is something we can still do.  No Zooming allowed!  Meet at the flagpole outside from the Student Life Office and lounge area.  Bring your camera.  Dress for the weather.  Wear durable shoes.  And wear your mask!
1 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/94792482896 PTK 101
Deanna G Keller, LPN, CTT, B.A. – PTK Advisor
Just what is Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)? Explore the benefits of accepting membership in the largest honors society for 2-year colleges. What can membership do for you beyond your college years? Presentation is open to all students—not only members.
2 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/97380806018 Finding Health Insurance through MNsure
Megan Halena, MNsure Navigator and Program Director
Health insurance can feel overwhelming, but accidents can happen anytime, and your health is important! Thankfully there are local people called “navigators” who can help you understand your options, and how to use MNsure. In this session, a navigator will provide a MNsure demonstration and answer your health insurance questions.
3 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/92839877540 Writing Through Stress
Lindsy Mason
In this session, participants will have the opportunity to participate in several writing activities geared toward coping with stress and anxiety. Bring a pen and notebook and be ready to put your worries on the page!
4 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/99670269337 Finding A Career Based on Your Interests!
Kaitlyn Steffen, Director of LSC Career Services and Heidi Bagley, LSC Counselor
Not sure what you want to major in or do as a career? Join us to learn how to research career fields that fit your interests and assessments that you can take for free as a student of LSC to help identity your interests and how they translate into academic and professional careers. Also discover more about yourself in your leadership style, learning environment, work style, and more!
5 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/98790265773 CANCELED Herd Immunity – The Mathematics Behind Vaccinations
Bill Heider – LSC Mathematics Faculty
Soon we will have a vaccine for Covid – 19.  This session explains the idea behind Vaccinations and the concept of “Herd Immunity”.  Whether you can’t wait to get Vaccinated or are hesitant to get vaccinated, this presentation will present facts that can help guide your decision.
6 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/95085729831 Equity, diversity and inclusion at LSC: where we’re at and where we want to go!
Sarah Lyons, Executive Diversity OfficerA brief overview of where we are at on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at LSC and what our goals are for the next two years. Session includes information that would be pertinent to our international students, diverse student body, those interested in the United Students Group and more!
7 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/97279687673 Nursing Preceptorship Options
Sue Shelerud & Joel Krochalk
Nursing Students! Come learn about the opportunities and advantages of doing a preceptorship in wide variety of hospital and community based options to gain “real world” experience and help land your dream job!  Nursing students that have done this experience will provide their insights as to the value of doing this elective!
8 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/91526365274 Transferring to a Four-Year School
Brittney Kemi, Transfer Admissions Counselor and Pam Lahti, Assistant Director of Admissions
Admissions representatives from CSS and UW-Superior will talk about the transfer process, including how credits transfer in-state and out-of-state, differences between public and private colleges and universities, how to visit campuses, scholarships, and more.
9 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/97232064305 What’s a Z-degree, and how can it save me money on textbooks?
Bridget Reistad
Z-Degree co-coordinator and librarian Bridget Reistad will give an overview of open (FREE!) education resources and LSC’s new Z-degree offering, which allows students to complete their AA with no textbook costs. The session will include a demonstration of how to search for no-textbook courses.
10 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/98897881359 Cybersecurity Basics for Everyday Life
Matthew McCullough, CIS Cybersecurity Faculty
Come see how easy it is to hack a password…then learn how to protect your accounts from hackers!  Also find out more about phishing on the Internet..and no, not the big walleye you caught this summer.
11 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/99525406445 Exercising Radical Happiness
Vinod Gupta
What is happiness? What is it for YOU? In this interactive session, you’ll learn what makes you most happy and how to exercise that happiness every day. Happy people are fun to work with, get faster promotions, make more money, and live healthier lives. Need more happiness in your life? Today’s the day to start!
 
10:00 Session Schedule
Zoom Link Session Details
https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/97959548369 Duluth Mayor Emily Larson will deliver brief remarks and use the remaining time to answer questions from the LSC community. Submit a question to the mayor on anything from local and national current events, LSC students’ role in a post-COVID economy, breweries and bike paths, or something else!
 
11:00 Session Schedule
Track and Zoom Link Session Details
0 Potter’s Wheel Demonstration
Dorian Beaulieu
The wheel demonstration will utilize an ancient Asian technique called “throwing off the hump”. It was used by Japanese, Chinese and Korean masters to mass product clay vessels.
1 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/94792482896 MN Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps (AmeriCorps) Opportunities!
Brianne Benson-Schlegel, Minnesota Reading Corp and Minnesota Math Corps Recruiter
Be more and better your community with AmeriCorps! A year of service with AmeriCorps is a meaningful opportunity to gain experience and make a difference while also earning some awesome perks. The Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps place tutors into Elementary and Middle schools to help them build their skills and confidence to get back on track with reading and math. Join today!
2 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/97380806018 Pandemic Exhaustion:  How to Renew Your Mental Health
Marie Carter Brooks, LSC Counselor
We are all tired of the pandemic and just want it to be done already!  Unfortunately, Covid-19 is still here, and is affecting every part of life, including your academics, and your mental health, in addition to your physical health.   This session will discuss hope and grit and other simple tools to renew yourself  in the midst of the pandemic and to find support from fellow students.
3 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/92839877540 A Painting Workshop: Create a tile to join the Active Minds Mental Wellness Mural
Peter Spooner, Art Department Faculty, LSC & Roxanne Frederick, Health & Wellness Coordinator, LSC
“Participants will be able to express their own experience around mental health through painting while learning about Active Minds efforts at LSC.  No art experience is expected, just bring an open mind! This unique project brings together mental health awareness and supports efforts with creative expression. The Disability Mural Project, a version of which was created in Duluth, serves as a model.
All are welcome! Participants may be individuals who have any form of mental, intellectual or emotional struggle, or a caregiver, loved one or family member of someone else. After the workshops, the tiles will be exhibited together in quilt fashion, to reflect the strength, diversity, and experience of those who made them.
**Painting kits will be available for pick up in Student Life beginning Sept. 25.  They will include: paint brushes, acrylic paint, paint tile, and instructions. Please zoom in for the presentation.**”
4 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/99670269337 LinkedIn – Making a great professional profile!
Kaitlyn Steffen – Director of LSC Career Services
Why is LinkedIn a game changer in getting hired? Learn how employers are using it and tips & tricks to make your LinkedIn profile stand out!
5 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/98790265773 Surviving Anatomy and Physiology
Brian Bich – Biology Instructor
Presenter will provide students with advice on how to succeed in Human Anatomy and Physiology.  Topics covered will include:  advice on time management, studying for exams, getting off to a good start, and how to use available resources.
6 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/95085729831 Understanding Implicit Bias
Dr. Marsha Lue, TRIO SSS Advisor
In this session, we will learn about implicit biases, the various types of microaggressions, social justice, and also reflect upon how daily interactions with others is affected. This session will use both large and small group discussions to explore implicit bias and social justice in terms of race and ethnicity.
7 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/97279687673 Minnesota State University Moorhead RN-BSN Nursing Program Dual Acceptance Program (DAP) – Drop-in session
Megan Proulx- Nursing Student Support Specialist; Jill Holmstrom-Associate Professor, RN-BSN Program Coordinator
Drop in to learn about the Dual Acceptance Program (DAP) for the RN-BSN nursing program at Minnesota State University Moorhead. This session is ideal for any current or future Lake Superior College RN students.
8 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/91526365274 Maybe I Want to Go to Graduate School…  – 2 hour session
Jessica Bortolus, TRIO SSS Advisor
Graduate school is not needed for every position and is not for every person. However, it could be an option for you! In this session, we will explore why someone might choose to go to graduate school and how it fits with your educational goals at Lake Superior College. Jessica will provide tips on preparing for and selecting graduate school programs.
9 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/97232064305 Sexual Violence & the Media – 2 hour session
Carly Hiti & Sam Madsen
Learn about and discuss the different ways sexual violence is represented in today’s media and the benefits and/or harm to these representations. This presentation & discussion will be facilitated by PAVSA advocates and advocacy services will be available during and after the presentation.
10 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/98897881359 Business Professionals of America (BPA) Informational Session
Lori Yecoshenko, BPA Advisor/Accounting Faculty
Come meet your BPA Advisor and learn a bit more about this LSC Club.
11 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/99525406445 Making Success Happen
Vinod Gupta
“Success” doesn’t just happen; it’s a valuable skill that can be learned. During this interactive session, you’ll learn what you’re most passionate about and how that passion can drive you to work hard for your goals. We all want to be successful, and there are concrete steps you can take NOW to get there. Come to this session and learn how.
 
12:00 Session Schedule
Track and Zoom Link Session Details
0 Potter’s Wheel Demonstration
Dorian Beaulieu
The wheel demonstration will utilize an ancient Asian technique called “throwing off the hump”. It was used by Japanese, Chinese and Korean masters to mass product clay vessels.
1 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/94792482896 Animal Allies: Enrichment for People and Pets
Nicole Facciotto (and Animal Guest)
This session will inform students on the opportunities and benefits of working with shelter animals and educate on all the ways they can get involved – volunteering, internships and paid positions. Shelter animals will make an appearance!
2 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/97380806018 Maintaining Wellness through Covid-19
Ringo Kienitz: ISSA Certified Personal Trainer, ISSA Certified Nutritionist, and Anytime Fitness Club Manager
Covid-19 has made all of us question their well-being. This session will provide tips on how to maintain health during the pandemic and touch on how the gym can be a safe outlet .
3 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/92839877540 Stressed? Tired? Need an outlet?
Sylvia Alexander-Sedey, Partnership Liaison
Stressed? Tired? Need an outlet? In this session, we will address the following: • Tips and tricks for online learning • EASY ways to reduce stress • Opportunity to learn from fellow LSC students regarding how they deal with stress • If there is time, we will play virtual BINGO
4 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/99670269337 Public Accounting – The Balance Sheet Doesn’t Balance
Bill Whiteside, Chad Stigsell
In accounting, the balance sheet must balance. Right now, they are not in balance in the employment world; the demand far outweighs the supply. Come learn about the opportunities in accounting.
5 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/98790265773 Bridge to Baccalaureate
Terrence Wilcox
Come learn about the Bridge to Baccalaureate program, an NIH grants which allows community college students the opportunity to do undergraduate research in all STEM and science fields.
6 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/95085729831 Going There:  Activist Summer 2020
Steve Dalager and Tara McCoy
LSC’s Podcast “Going There” (blogs.lsc.edu/goingtherelsc/) explores Summer 2020 with students Ashley Daniels and Kirk Bates in three new episodes.  Ashley’s story of confronting racism in her local workplace is told in Season 2 Episodes 1 and 2.  Kirk’s lifetime of participation in social activism is discussed in Season 2 Episode 3.   We will listen to one 20-25 minute episode during the session, but participants are encouraged to listen to one or more of the episodes prior to the session (see link above), as the following conversation will focus on the issues raised in the episodes.  All participants are welcome whether they have listened or not.  We’re going to have us a conversation either way!
7 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/97279687673 Minnesota State University Moorhead RN-BSN Nursing Program Dual Acceptance Program (DAP) – Drop in session
Megan Proulx- Nursing Student Support Specialist; Jill Holmstrom-Associate Professor, RN-BSN Program Coordinator
Drop in to learn about the Dual Acceptance Program (DAP) for the RN-BSN nursing program at Minnesota State University Moorhead. This session is ideal for any current or future Lake Superior College RN students.
8 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/91526365274 Maybe I Want to Go to Graduate School… – 2 hour session, starts at 11
Jessica Bortolus, TRIO SSS Advisor
Graduate school is not needed for every position and is not for every person. However, it could be an option for you! In this session, we will explore why someone might choose to go to graduate school and how it fits with your educational goals at Lake Superior College. Jessica will provide tips on preparing for and selecting graduate school programs.
9 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/97232064305 Sexual Violence & the Media – 2 hour session, starts at 11
Carly Hiti & Sam Madsen
Learn about and discuss the different ways sexual violence is represented in today’s media and the benefits and/or harm to these representations. This presentation & discussion will be facilitated by PAVSA advocates and advocacy services will be available during and after the presentation.
10 – https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/98897881359 Creating a Path to Financial Success
Anna Nelson
In this presentation, Anna covers the basics of finance and managing your money. We will touch base on how to budget, manage credit scores, debt and more. Anna will provide tips and tricks to help you make a plan for your money to set yourself up for success.
 
12:50-2:00 Virtual Tabling
Zoom Link Session Details
https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/94803423970 Virtual tabling with non-profits, campus clubs, and other groups

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