Academic Success Workshops

FALL 2020

LOCATION: Doyne Health Science Center, 141 unless noted otherwise.
TIME:  X-PERIOD (1:40-2:30 pm)
ATTENDANCE VERIFICATION: Attendance verification will be emailed to students who swipe with their student ID at the beginning of the workshop. 
The Paraphrasing Strategy Tuesday, Aug 25
Help Me Navigate Blackboard Thursday, Aug 27
Transition to College Thursday, Aug 27-Tutoring Center
Creating A Success Plan! Tuesday, Sept 1
More Than a Collection Agency! How can student accounts help you? Thursday, Sept 3
What Can My Graphing Calculator Really Do? Thursday, Sept 3-Tutoring Center
Successful Goal Setting and Planning: Secret to achieving your dreams! Tuesday, Sept 8
What you need to know if you’re the “First To Go.” Thursday, Sept 10
Dating While in College Thursday, Sept 10-Tutoring Center
I Didn’t Have to Study in High School. – How to Study Tuesday, Sept 15
Crash Course: Time Management/Study Skills Thursday, Sept 17
What Do I Need To Write Down? –Note Taking Strategies Tuesday, Sept 22
Suicide Awareness Thursday, Sept 24-Tutoring Center
How to Read A Textbook – It’s not as Hard as You Think. Thursday, Sept 24
Effective Communication is NOT Common Sense- or Common Practice. Tuesday, Sept 29
“I Don’t like Group Work!” Successful Group Work Strategies Thursday, Oct 1
Test Taking Tips Tuesday, Oct 6
How to Go to Graduate School Thursday, Oct 8-Tutoring Center
Decreasing Your Test Anxiety Thursday, Oct 8
Personality and Learning Styles Tuesday, Oct 13
Becoming A Better Writer Thursday, Oct 15-Tutoring Center
Graduation 101 Tuesday, Oct 20
Improving My Grades Thursday, Oct 22
Communication Across the Generational Divide Tuesday, Oct 27
Classroom Diversity Panel Discussion Thursday, Oct 29
Traits of Successful Students Tuesday, Nov 3
Nowhere to Somewhere: Connecting Your Interests to an Academic Major Thursday, Nov 5
Financial Awareness Tuesday, Nov 10
Balancing Academic and Family Demands Thursday, Nov 12
Why Wait? Tuesday, Nov 17
Getting Smart About Sex Thursday, Nov 19
Your Choices = You Tuesday, Nov 24
Becoming a Resilient Bear Tuesday, Dec 1-ONLINE
What do I want to do with my life? Thursday, Dec 3-ONLINE
 For a description of the workshops, please click here: Descriptions
The Office of Student Success is endeavors to meet the needs of all students. While our face-to-face workshops may not be convenient for every student’s schedule, our online StudentLingo workshops are available 24/7!


 Online workshops (StudentLingo)


University of Central Arkansas

The UCA Office of Student Success is pleased to offer online workshops through StudentLingo.  Each workshop includes a Certificate of Completion.  

To access the workshops, go to myUCA, StudentLingo

Workshop Topic Areas
  • Academic & Career Exploration 
  • Reading & Writing Strategies 
  • Learning to Learn
  • Personal Management
  • Online Learning
  • Success Strategies
 For more information on specific workshops available, follow this link.

StudentLingo Workshop Descriptions

Questions about StudentLingo? Contact: Shelly Vangsnes at 501-450-5969 or