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Student Success Day is Tuesday, September 21

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Student Success Day is Tuesday, September 21. All events are virtual except for the Community Garden Tour and Grocery Bingo!

This day is dedicated to YOU – to help you find the resources you need to be successful in college and in your personal and professional life! Zoom sessions will be held during the day, beginning at 9 am. Pre-recorded videos are available for you to watch at your convenience. Your instructors may be holding extra office hours. There are no regular classes, however, accelerated courses, and off-campus classes may be held as usual. Evening classes will start at 7 pm and end at the usual time. Check with your instructor if you are unsure if your class is meeting on Student Success Day.

To find more information, view the zoom schedule, see the list of videos, and to register for the event: https://www.inverhills.edu/ssd/index.aspx

Registration is encouraged, but not required. The passcode for all zoom sessions is SSD21.

Highlights of the day:
Zoom sessions beginning at 9am on a variety of topics including: Study Skills, Time Management, & Test Taking StrategiesWays to Relieve Stress & Tips for Dealing with Test AnxietyCampus Resources, Scholarships, & Money ManagementCareer & Transfer Information.

Keynote Presentation: 5 Steps to Better Control and Focus in a Chaotic Reality
Time: 10 am and 6 pm via Zoom (a link is provided in the zoom schedule) Keynote Presenter: Mark B. Wallace Description of presentation: This session will feature an overview of the “Getting Things Done” (GTD) methodology – a systematic approach to school, work, and life that helps reduce stress, increase control and productivity, and equip people with the tools needed to become the most effective version of themselves. The major focus will be the 5 steps to create order out of chaos, how to apply them in practice, and why they are necessary in this historic reality. A question and answer session will follow the 10 am session. For more information about the speaker: https://www.markbwallace.com/In-person events:Community Garden Tour! 11 – 11:55 am Come out to our Community Garden behind Heritage Hall for an autumn tour!

Grocery Bingo and Food Pantry Open House! 1 – 1:55 pm Come play bingo and win prizes of free groceries and other goodies! Also learn about campus and community food resources. While you are there check out the newly opened Food Pantry and pick up food for yourself and your family! This event will take place on 2nd floor of the College Center Room 210 (across from Counseling and Advising department).

PTK MEMBERSHIP PROCESS

1.) Qualify for Membership

Students who complete at least 12 college-level credits, earn a 3.5 semester GPA in at least one semester, and who maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 qualify for membership. If you are not sent an invitation to join contact ptk@inverhills.edu.

2.) Invitations Sent

Invitation emails and letters are sent to eligible students after the second week of fall and spring semester each year. The invitation will include instructions and your individual passcode needed to join.

3.) Join Online

Members pay a one-time membership fee and join using your passcode. If this fee is preventing you from joining instead apply for membership using our membership fee waiver application

4.) Induction and Get Involved!

We host an induction ceremony each semester. You must sign up to be inducted. Find out more by joining our meeting or take a look at our event calendar at inverhills.edu/ptk

PTK Membership Fee Waiver

Do not join first, we cannot reimburse paid fees.

PTK Seal

I have my passcode! Where do I join?