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Join Us for Student Success Day

Student SuccessJoin us Tuesday, November 10 for Student Success Day and a STEM Fair!

This is a fun day to learn skills for classroom success, plan for graduation or transfer and get prepared for an exciting career! The STEM fair will offer exhibits, demonstrations, advising and great experiences! See below for more information and schedules for Student Success Day and the STEM Fair (or click to jump directly to these sections).

About Student Success Day

Student success day is held twice a year, typically once in November and once in February. This fall, Student Success Day will take place Tuesday, Nov. 10. On Student Success Day, faculty and staff offer presentations, workshops and activities to help students be successful in school, prepare for graduation or transfer and achieve their career goals. There are no classes on Student Success Day and parking is free!

When you arrive to campus on Student Success Day, check in at the welcome tables in the T Skyway. You will receive a printed schedule with room locations and answers to other questions you might have about the day.

The day is organized in a conference format and will give you a chance to interact informally with our staff and faculty around a variety of important topics including:

  • Classroom Success
  • Career Planning
  • Financial Fitness
  • Graduation and Transfer Planning
  • Leadership and Student Life
  • Technology to Know
  • Health and Wellness
  • Student Support
Student Success Day sessions will last 45 minutes and will take place between 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. A full Student Success Day schedule is available here (.pdf).

About the STEM Fair

Interested in learning more about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs and careers? Stop by the STEM Fair on Student Success Day! The STEM fair will take place from 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m., and events will be happening in the Science Center and the Gym located in Bowman Hall. (Click here for a campus map.)

Stephan HawthorneThis year’s STEM Fair will feature the following events:
  • Exhibits on the first floor of the Science Center
  • Sessions covering topics like beekeeping, birth and birthing options, choosing your major based on transfer goals, forensic science, and science and research at MCTC and Augsburg College
  • Student-led panels
  • Open advising with the MCTC Math and Science advisor
  • Demonstrations
  • A pizza lunch with visiting speaker Stephan Hawthorne from 3M. Stephan (pictured, right), advanced product development engineer with 3M, will speak on understanding the path and lifelong benefits of pursuing a STEM career
  • Tours of the Exploradome every half hour in the Gym in Bowman Hall

Click here for a full schedule of STEM Fair events with descriptions (.pdf).

We look forward to seeing you on Nov. 10!