First Year Program

Success Series

Fall 2014

Are you looking for information on how to be a successful student at UNK?  Take advantage of these FREE programs open to all students addressing key educational resources and strategies which will help YOU be successful!



Nutrition & Avoiding the Freshmen Fifteen

August 27th
5pm, Nebraskan Student Union Sandhills Room
Presented by:  Dr. Peggy Johnston
Everyone has heard about the freshmen 15 myth.  Come learn how to bust the myth from our own professional nutritionist.
 

How to Get Involved On Campus

September 3rd
5pm, Nebraskan Student Union Sandhills Room
Presented by: Mrs. Laura Matthies
Don't sit in your room all day!  Attend this session to learn how you can make new friends and get the most out of your college experience.
 

How to Study in College and Test Taking Skills

September 10th
5pm, Nebraskan Student Union Sandhills Room
Presented by:  Ms. Shelley Yentes
Homework, Tests, and Papers can all be overwhelming. This valuable presentation will help you learn how to master them all.
 

Fostering Good Relationships and Healthy Sexuality

September 24th
5pm, Nebraskan Student Union Room 312
Presented by: Dr. David Hoff
Friendships and relationships are important aspects of your college experience. Come learn the Do’s and Don’ts when making friends and dating, and also learn about how to foster your own healthy sexuality.
 

Creating a 4-year Plan and Resume Building

October 8th
5pm, Nebraskan Student Union Sandhills Room
Presented by: Mr. Aaron Estes
Planning ahead is crucial in college. Come get organized and learn how you can be proactive in your resume building while also carving out your plan for the next four years.
 

Preparing for Advising and Registering for Classes

October 15th
5pm, Copeland 131
Presented by: Ms. Amy Rundstrom        
Every freshman needs to know how to register for classes. Don’t miss your appointment with your advisor or how to register. Come let us show you how easy it can be.
 

Stress and Time Management

October 29th
5pm, Nebraskan Student Union Sandhills Room
Presented by:  Counseling Care Staff
Stressed out? Come learn some time management tricks as well as how to find some stress relief in college.
 

Learning How to Budget

November 5th
5pm, Nebraskan Student Union Sandhills Room
Presented by:  Ms. Becca Dobry               
Managing your money in college is crucial. Come learn the tips from a financial aid professional as she gives advice on how you can save money and also pay off loans.
 

How to Prepare to Go Home     

Nov 19th
Nov 19th 5pm Sandhills
Presented by: Dr. Grace Mims  
Worried about going home for break? Come listen how to prepare and what to bring, as well as what to expect when you get home from college.
 

Preparing for Finals

December 3rd
5pm, Nebraskan Student Union Room 312
Presented by:  Learning Commons Staff 
Learn the best and most efficient way to study for finals so you can bring those A’s home to mom and dad.