October 31, 2016

The SSC Welcomes Bob Musser

Marybeth Norcross

The Student Success Center welcomes Dr. Bob Musser, our new Learning Specialist for the students in the Colleges of Pharmacy and Public Health. We asked Bob to take a minute to introduce himself to our students. Meet Dr. Bob Musser Hi, I’m Bob Musser.  I recently celebrated one of those round number birthdays and climbed Pinnacle…

October 24, 2016

Group Projects with Google Drive

Marybeth Norcross

Group projects always have challenges, but managing one doesn’t have to be stressful. What you need is a platform that keeps all the work in one place, shows the latest drafts, and offers enough flexibility so that group members can work on their own time schedules.  Google Drive incorporates all these features and makes organization,…

October 17, 2016

3-Step Study Groups

Ashley Phillips

Have you ever seen those products that advertise a “quick, new way” to get something done? Maybe it’s a new cooking tool or lawn care item. It seems life-changing in the ad, but when you get it home it’s a lot of random parts and some vague diagrams. Good luck putting it together! Study groups…

October 10, 2016

Reducing Test Anxiety

Ashley Phillips

“Students, open your blue books”… That’s a phrase that still strikes fear into me. It’s what one of my professors would say at the beginning of each exam. I can still feel the hair standing up on the back of my neck, my heart beginning to race, and my vision narrowing as if staring into…

October 3, 2016

Testing Center Tips

Marybeth Norcross

The Testing Center is preparing for midterm testing. If you have tested with us before, you know we have limited space. We have 24 regular testing computers, 12 reserved special testing cubicles, and hundreds of students to test. So, here are four tips to make your experience as smooth and stress-free as possible. Testing Tip…