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Time Management

Managing one's time is not as easy as it sounds. A day planner can be an essential tool because it allows a place to keep short-term and long-term schedules. Learning to effectively use a planner c...

September, 10 2019 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO Fall 2019 Orientation and Faculty Panel

Members heard from a panel of faculty members about faculty expectations, the importance of being engaged in class, and how to self-advocate. Following the panel, members heard from Becky Hodskins ...

September, 10 2019 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Fall Fiesta

Students received valuable information regarding available semester activities and events and also academic resources, such as an advising syllabus and a college lingo handout. Additionally, virtu...

August, 26 2019 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Manage Your Time Wisely

It takes skill to have the ability to organize and plan how to divide your time between specific activities and responsibilities. Good time management allows you to work smarter - not harder - so t...

March, 28 2019 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Peer Panel

We believe in learning from our peers. During this Peer Panel, TRiO members who are ready to graduate will answer questions regarding their success, explain any obstacles they faced and how they o...

March, 28 2019 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Easing Your Anxiety and Depression Using Mindfulness

Mindfulness involves focusing completely on what's going on inside and outside of you. Participants will learn how to use meditation to ease anxiety and depression.

November, 08 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
OAWAC Presentation: "To Impeach or Not to Impeach?"

Students attended an Owensboro Area World Affairs Council presentation titled "To Impeach or Not to Impeach? Thtat is the Question." This presentation was held at Kentucky Wesleyan College and pre...

October, 30 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: Online Withdrawal Process

Christy Ellis, OCTC Registrar, explains the new online process for students who wish to drop a class.

April, 19 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: Be an Academic Navigator

Students have much valuable information at their fingertips, yet they may not realize it. In this short presentation, Lindsey Greer will explain how to use Student Center, look at the academic pla...

April, 19 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Financial Literacy: Using Credit Cards Wisely

Do you use credit cards wisely? Make smart choices when you do use a credit card. Learn the best ways to avoid credit card debt. Presented by Mary Bruner

April, 19 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO Workshop: Learned Helplessness and How to Overcome It

Research on "learned helplessness" shows that when people feel like they have no control over what happens, they tend to simply give up and accept their fate. Don't fall into that trap! Dr. Ed Morr...

April, 17 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO SSS 50th "I Am First"

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of National TRiO Day, OCTC's TRiO Student Support Services provided a panel discussion on what it means to be a first generation student navigating the world ...

March, 05 2018 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Turning Goals into Reality

Dreams require imagination, and goals require hard work. Learn how to stay motivated in the process. Presented on October 25 by Becky Hodskins

October, 26 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Understanding Car Loans

Buying a car involves a large amount of money. Therefore, the ability to understand and analyze the various financing options is important. Mary Bruner will explain the basics of car financing, inc...

October, 03 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Authors Visit: Scott Russell Sanders

On Tuesday, March 21 at 11 a.m., Scott Russell Sanders, author of Owensboro Community and Technical College's Common Reading selection, Earth Works: Selected Essays, read from, and spoke about his ...

April, 27 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Climate Change: "Horror, Hype, or Hooey - Let's Talk"

On February 28, students attended a presentation by Ms. Aloma Dew regarding Climate Change, the horror, hype, and hooey. This event was sponsored by the Common Reading Committee as part of the Spr...

April, 26 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Wildlife Homes Presentation

Students attended a presentation by Dr. Micah Perkins regarding wildlife homes and how we can help to preserve them. The presentation also featured a tour of the Virginia Miles Nature Center. Thi...

April, 26 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: Boost Your Self-Esteem

Low self-esteem can negatively affect various aspects of your life, including your relationships, your academic pursuits, and your health. Learn steps to boost your self-esteem. Presented by Barb T...

March, 30 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Soft Skills for Success

Employers want their potential employees to have soft skills. This workshop will explain a variety of soft skills that employees are looking for and how you can develop and strengthen those skills....

March, 29 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: So You Can Sew

Rebecca Thwaites will demonstrate how to sew a plushie -- a soft animal. Participants will leave with a hand-sewn project that they created. Presented on March 27, 2017

March, 27 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: Creating the Perfect Resume

Learn tips on how to get your resume noticed when applying for a job. Presented by Katie Ballard on March 27, 2017.

March, 27 2017 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Oak Island Theatre Fall 2016 Production

Attended the Oak Island Theatre Production - Frankenstein 1930.

November, 02 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Visit by Fall 2016 Common Reading author, Mary Ann Taylor-Hall

Attended a reading by Mary Ann Taylor-Hall, author of Come & Go Molly Snow - In Blandford Hall on the Main Campus, October 24, 2016.

November, 02 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Toruk: The First Flight by Cirque Du Soleil

Attended a cultural event opportunity entitled Toruk: The First Flight by Cirque Du Soleil on September 2, 2016

September, 19 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: Benefits of Work-study

Dr. Andrea Borregard from Financial Aid will explain what it means to be a work-study student. Presented on August 31, 2016

September, 19 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRiO: Study Skills Workshop

Get the most out of your study time by studying smarter and not harder. Learn effective ways to study and become better prepared for tests. Presented on September 1, 2016

September, 02 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
Blackboard/Email and Everything You Should Know

Understanding the basics of Blackboard and how to navigate email. Presented by Brent Lovitt, Student Affairs Specialist on August 18, 2016

August, 19 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College
TRIO Student Support Services Orientation

Attended an information meeting about the TRIO Student Support Services program and learned about the resources available to participants. August 9, 2016

August, 18 2016 - Verified by Owensboro Community and Technical College

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