Tag Archives: Academic Success Center

New program introduced to tackle procrastination


Anna DeSimone — Contributor As part of the new SCSU University Community Hour program, the Academic Success Center kicked off their first ever Fri-YAY event on Friday, Sept. 13 with an informational Bingo workshop. The event was an opportunity for students to engage in a conversation regarding how to develop effective study skills and avoid procrastination when it comes to

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Trading in old gear for new owl wings


Jessica Guerrucci — Managing Editor Transfer students got to decide between tumblers, sunglasses and T-shirts after trading their old university shirt in at the Swap for Success and SCSU Swag event hosted by New Student and Sophomore Programs on Wednesday, Sept. 11. Communication major Mike Jaurez-Sartillo, a senior who transferred from Gateway Community College in New Haven, Conn., said he

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How students are prepping for finals


Sidney Jones – Special to the Southern News With only two weeks before finals commence, Sandra Gomez-Aceves, a senior journalism major, has only worked on assignment-based finals. “I haven’t started studying for finals yet,” said Gomez-Aceves, “but I have been working on two final projects for about three weeks now.” Because of her major, Gomez-Aceves said the type of finals

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Tutoring Center to open in Farnham Programming Space


Aaron Berkowitz – General Assignment Reporter  SCSU’s staff is constantly looking for innovative ways to improve the student’s chances of being successful and their latest means of doing so is coming in the form a new tutoring program in Farnham Hall. This is the program’s pilot year, but the founders Dr. Kathleen De Oliveira, director of the Academic Success Center,

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