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Workshop Schedule

Wednesday, August 19: 


Session 1:  12:45 PM - 1:30 PM Location: 
Zone 1:  "Party Smart" EBS 309
Zone 2:  Transfer 101 A 211
Zone 3:  Money Management  PS 101


Session 2:  1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Location: 
Zone 1:  "Party Smart" EBS 309
Zone 2:  Transfer 101 A 211
Zone 3:  Money Management  PS 101


Session 3:  2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Location: 
Zone 1:  "Party Smart" EBS 309
Zone 2:  Transfer 101 A 211
Zone 3:  Money Management  PS 101


Location: TBA

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

"Holding on and Letting Go"

"What do we 'hold on' to with our adult children and "what do we 'let go' of?

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM Student Conduct and Safety
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM Campus Tour 
4:00 PM Meet Your students 

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Breakout Sessions: 

"Party Smart" (EBS 309): This workshop  is meant to be an open discussion on the topic of partying, drinking alcohol, and the use of drugs. What are the commonly abused drugs? Why do people use alcohol and drugs? What are the dangers associated with these substances and the combinations of them? How do I stay safe if I do choose to use substances? If I am worried about a friend's substance use, how do I help them? All of these issues will be addressed.

Transfer 101 / iPath (A 211): Make the most of your time at SBCC!  Discuss what classes to take and how to get guaranteed admission to selected schools across the country. iPath: It can be difficult to determine what courses to take for your transfer and degree goals; where do you go for the right information?  Come hear about common pathways toward transferring. You'll learn the basics of planning for the efficient completion of general education and major requirements, as well as how to achieve Guaranteed Admission! We'll also have a representative from two special programs that can help accelerate you through your math and English and general education requirements at a faster rate. 

Money Management (PS 101): During college, students are independently responsible for their own finances. This includes pursuing financial assistance, monitoring billing statements and accounts, and determining whether or not they should take on a part-time job. Learn from a financial expert on how to make the most out of your budget and how to use money wisely so that you don’t go broke! 

Department Open Houses: 

Business Administration (BC 220 & BC Lobby): Find your "shine" as an entrepreneur at the Scheinfeld Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation! Whatever your academic discipline, the Scheinfeld Center helps you build your business in the classroom and earn a degree or certificate at the same time. Stop by and learn how our hands-on academic program, internships, no-cost business consulting, pitch competitions, and professional network can help you advance personally and professionally. Enter our raffle to win our Business Idea Assessment package to quickly assess whether your business idea might hold promise for success. Think "Shine" at the Scheinfeld Center—we’re here to help YOU shine as an entrepreneur!

ECE Early Childhood Education Department (A 161): Have you thought about a career in teaching? What courses and majors will support you in becoming a teacher? Infant/toddler, preschool, elementary and secondary teaching can all begin here at SBCC. Come to experience the value of play, meet some instructors, hear about course descriptions, and local transfer options.

Education (A 161): Are you interested in teaching elementary or secondary education? Come hear what your options are when starting your teacher education at Santa Barbara City College. Photos and discussion of lab options will be included as you discuss your potential future as an educator.

Express to Success Program (ECC 14): Come and find out how you can take two levels of math or two levels of English in one semester! Join other students as they get through their math and English requirements at a much faster pace with tons of benefits. This includes but is not limited to: taking classes in a learning community cohort, access to ESP academic counselors, free book loans, and Gateway tutoring.

Library (Luria Library): Start mastering the award-winning Luria Library on your first day as a Vaquero! We will show you cool features and benefits of the Library, which you can use from on or off-campus. You will be on your way to success in no time!

Mathematics (Math Lab, IDC 102): Meet math department faculty, staff, and students to learn more about this department at SBCC. Learn about the math courses we offer, tips for success, tutoring and club activities.

School of Modern Languages (H 302): Please join us to learn about exciting opportunities for learning a new language. In this event you will learn about the ten languages we offer and opportunities to study language abroad. You can meet other students, tutors, professors, and ask questions.  "Curing Monolingualism for over 50 years!" 

Study Abroad: “Where In the World Are You Going?" (ECC 1): Learn more about SBCC’s Study Abroad program offerings and how to incorporate Study Abroad into your academic journey while at SBCC. Information on upcoming winter break, semester-length programs, program requirements, application procedures, financial aid, and scholarships will be provided. Find out how you can join us on one of our exciting Study Abroad learning adventures!

Student Health and Wellness (SS 170): Students will be welcomed into the Student Health and Wellness office and given information packets and some free goodies. You can live well and thrive while in college! 

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