Sauk Valley Community College

an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and community

TRiO Offers Workshops for Student Success

TRiO is offering several workshops throughout the fall semester in many areas to help students excel. The following is a list with descriptions of workshops.


• Fall Orientation Tuesday August 16th (12:30-1:30), East Mall
• TRiO Toolkit for Success (Getting organized, setting academic goals, and planning for a successful year) Wednesday, August 31 (12:300-1:30), Rm 2M3
• Beating the Clock (Winning at the tug of war for our time, setting boundaries & sticking with a schedule) Wednesday, September 21 (12:30-1:30), Rm 2L1A
• Me and My Money (How to budget your money, stick with a budget, and lessen your financial burden) Tuesday, October 4 (12-1pm), Rm2L1A
• Ready, Set, Transfer! (Being prepared to transfer to a four year college using tips, checklists, and tools) Wednesday, October 19 (12:30-1:30) , Rm 2M3
• Murphy’s Law: Dealing with the unexpected (Dealing with obstacles and getting back on track using campus resources) Thursday, November 10 (12-1), Rm 2M3
• Scholarship Search (Learn how to find scholarships both internally as well externally. Search some great website & learn about deadlines and qualifications), Rm2M3 Wednesday, November (3-4)


For more information, please contact Tedra Mewhirter at 815,28,5511, ext. 223, or stop by the TriO Office, room 1H2.