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Student Success Academy and Social Events

“‎Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself-and be lenient to everybody else.” Henry Ward Beecher 

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We pride ourselves on helping each of our students be an individual who both dreams and succeeds each day at Fairmont State University.
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Can you imagine yourself crossing the stage and holding your degree in your hands? Let us help you make your dream a reality!
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There is no challenge too great for you to master. Use the Navigate App to make an appointment to stop by Turley Center and speak with the Student Support and Outreach Team today.

Fall 2023 Student Success Academy

Student Success presents 6 workshops to improve skills essential to success in and out of the classroom. Registration is required and space is limited!

Time Management


Learn skills that will help you prioritize, plan, and arrange daily activities in a productive way. Learn techniques to overcome procrastination and use your time productively and efficiently. Learn all this while munching on chips and dips.  

Register for Time management

Taking Effective Notes


Learn good note-taking skills to improve your active listening abilities and the comprehension and retention of material. Take visually clear, concise, organized, and structured notes so that they are easy to read and make sense to you later. Learn all this while enjoy fruits and cheeses.  Register for Taking Effective Notes

Study Skills


Improve learning effectiveness and motivation along with strategies and techniques that build confidence in your academic success. Identify your learning style and the best ways in which you retain information.  Do all this in preparation for midterms while having a walking taco.  

Register for Study Skills

Relaxation Through Meditation


Learn how your body and mind use meditation to relieve stress and why it is important to incorporate simple daily steps to improve your health and wellbeing. Relaxation is about unwinding and shaking off tensions and anxieties that hold us back from being successful.  Learn how to relax and relieve stress while you enjoy teas and sandwiches.  

Register for Relaxation

Making Positive Changes


Change can be hard. Learn steps that can make positive changes possible in your life. Often, the hardest part about making a change is getting started. It is up to all of us to fix ourselves. Lasting change takes work and effort we will explore all this with popcorn, cupcakes, and Halloween candy.  

Register for Positive Changes

The Success Academy Wrap-up


Preparing for finals using everything you have learned in taking part in the Student Success Academy. Wrap-up will include caramel apples and hot cider.

Register for Wrap-Up

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