Academic Success Workshops

UCA Success Workshops are open to any enrolled UCA student. Workshops are offered on campus every semester, and online workshops are available 24/7 all year! Join us and improve your skills and abilities. Your grades will thank you!

On-campus workshops

Academic Success Workshops 

Fall 2017
The following workshops meet during X-PERIOD (1:40-2:30 p.m.) in Doyne Health Science Center Auditorium, Room 141.  Attendance Verification Available through GradesFirst.

 Date                                 Topic                                                                                                Presenter

 Aug. 29           Reading Comprehension                                                              Patty Kohler-Evans  

Sept. 5             The Secrets of Managing Time and Tasks Effectively      Amy Baldwin

Sept. 12           “Goals”- the key to success!                                                         Eric Stuart 

Sept. 19           Note Taking Strategies                                                                  Renee- LeBeau-Ford

Sept. 26           How to Study                                                                                     Renee- LeBeau-Ford

Oct. 3              Effective Communication is NOT Common Sense             Amy Hawkins

                          – or Common Practice.      

Oct. 10            Test Taking Tips                                                                                 Jim Guinee              

Oct. 17            Personality and Learning                                                             Reesa Ramsahai

Oct. 24            Student Academic Responsibility                                             Leigh Ann Denhartog

Oct. 31            Build Inner Strength for Outer Challenges                           Mark Cooper

Nov. 7             Choices                                                                                                  Marvin Williams

Nov. 14           Financial Awareness                                                                       Leslie Knox

Nov. 21           Procrastination                                                                                 Tina Livingston

Nov. 28           Dealing With Difficult Personalities                                        Shaneil Ealy

Dec. 5              Traits of Successful Students                                                     Charlotte Strickland

And New for Fall 2017!

Information Literacy & Financial Literacy Workshops

Information Literacy – The Whys and Hows – 

Sep 28, Doyne Auditorium (Room 141), X-period
Oct 3, Ida Waldran Auditorium, X-period
Oct 4, Doyne Auditorium, 2pm
Oct 6, Doyne Auditorium, 1pm

Financial Literacy Workshops
All workshops will be held during X-period (1:40-2:30) in the Doyne Health Science Center Auditorium

  • November 2, 2017 – Financial Aid 101; Presented by Leslie Knox
    Join us for a discussion about maximizing your Financial Aid.  Learn the basics of the Financial Aid process, what is new and how to find resources on campus that will help you.
  • November 9, 2017 – Personal Finance; Presented by Doug Isanhart
    Income in/Income out; budgeting; wise choices; peer pressure; bank accounts; saving now and for the future are some of the topics that will be discussed.
  • November 16, 2017 – Credit – The Impact; Presented by Doug IsanhartTopics will include:  What is credit?  No credit; good credit, bad credit; checking your credit; how to use your credit and how not to use your credit.


 On-line workshops (StudentLingo)

The UCA Office of Student Success is pleased to offer the following online workshops through StudentLingo.  Each workshop includes a Certificate of Completion.  To begin a workshop, click the link at the bottom of this page.

(Click here to begin your StudentLingo on-line workshop)


Available StudentLingo video workshops include:

Success Strategies
  • Success Strategies for First Generation Students
  • Success Strategies for Probation Students
Academic & Career Exploration
  • What It Takes To Be A Successful Student
  • Exploring Careers & Choosing A Major
Learning To Learn
  • Study Tips & Note-Taking Strategies
  • How To Reduce Test Anxiety
  • Learning Strategies Every Student Should Know
  • Exam Preparation Tips & Test-Taking Strategies
  • Discover your Learning Style Preferences
  • Information Literacy
Reading & Writing Strategies
  • Reading Comprehension Strategies
Personal Management
  • Time Management: Strategies For Success
  • Overcoming Procrastination: Causes & Cures
  • Setting & Accomplishing Realistic Goals
  • Financial Literacy: Smart Money Skills For College & Beyond
(Click here to begin your StudentLingo on-line workshop)