New Student Orientation

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Instructional Seminars

Students are highly encouraged to attend instructional seminars. Facilitated by LCSC faculty and staff, the seminars are a great way to learn more about various topics, tour labs, or become familar with Blackboard. 

August 16 at 2:00 p.m.

Stress Management and Wellness Strategies: Steps to Success

Dr. Heather Van Mullem, Professor
Movement & Exercise Science 
Activity Center West 133

Come to this informative and interactive session to talk with LCSC students and faculty about stress management and wellness strategies on campus to help you navigate the challenges of college life. LCSC students will share their experiences and offer strategies they’ve found successful.

40 Money Management Tips Every College Student Should Know

Karen Richel, M.S., AFC, Certified Money Coach
University of Idaho Extension
Activity Center West 135

You’re here…ready to start college. Your life is just beginning. You ARE FREE! Your choices are yours! Come learn the financial secrets that every college graduate wishes they would have known when they were in your shoes. Great information that will help you leave with a degree and not a lot of debt.

Graduate Medical Education

Dr. Jacob Hornby, Professor
Natural Sciences & Mathematics Division
Sacajawea Hall 112

In this session, we will talk about preparing for different areas of healthcare practice, including physicians, pharmacists, dentists, physical and occupational therapists, optometrists, podiatrists, veterinary medicine, physician assistants, dental hygienists, and physical therapy assistants.

Anatomy & Physiology Lab Tour

Dr. Alex Bezzerides, Associate Professor
Natural Sciences & Mathematics Division
Sacajawea Hall 246

Come get a feel for the anatomy and physiology lab at LCSC.  You’ll dive right in and get some experience either dissecting a cow’s eye, learning your blood type, or putting a skeleton together.  If you are into hands-on learning, this session is for you!

August 16 @ 2:30 p.m.

Anatomy & Physiology Lab Tour

Dr. Alex Bezzerides, Associate Professor
Natural Sciences & Mathematics Division 
Sacajawea Hall 246

Come get a feel for the anatomy and physiology lab at LCSC.  You’ll dive right in and get some experience either dissecting a cow’s eye, learning your blood type, or putting a skeleton together.  If you are into hands-on learning, this session is for you!

 

Using Psychology Tricks to be Successful in College 

Dr. Rhett Diessner, Professor
Social Sciences Division
Meriwether Lewis Hall 100

Life can be difficult.  Going to college can be difficult but going to college has many rewards.  This session will address how to use some simple and basic psychological techniques to succeed in college and then to continue to flourish in life.

Math Success

Dr. Kacey Diemert, Assistant Professor &
Dr. Heather Moon, Assistant Professor
Natural Sciences & Mathematics Division
Meriwether Lewis Hall 130

It is our goal, at LCSC, to help students to find ways to become lifelong learners. This philosophy requires new strategies for success and learning in your mathematics courses. In this session, we would like to share strategies for daily work, note taking, exam preparation, and preparing for your next math course.

Veterans Services

Stephen Tamm, Veterans Services Coordinator
Native American, Minority & Veterans’ Services
Activity Center West 132

Come to this session to meet LCSC's Veterans' Services Coordinator, learn about the various veteran education benefit programs, and explore other services and resources available on campus.  Veterans and family members of veterans are encouraged to attend!

August 16 @ 3:00 p.m.

Using Psychology Tricks to be Successful in College

Dr. Rhett Diessner, Professor
Social Sciences Division
Meriwether Lewis Hall 100

Life can be difficult.  Going to college can be difficult but going to college has many rewards.  This session will address how to use some simple and basic psychological techniques to succeed in college and then to continue to flourish in life.

Math Success 

Dr. Kacey Diemert, Assistant Professor &
Dr. Heather Moon, Assistant Professor

Natural Sciences & Mathematics Division
Meriwether Lewis Hall 130

It is our goal, at LCSC, to help students to find ways to become lifelong learners. This philosophy requires new strategies for success and learning in your mathematics courses. In this session, we would like to share strategies for daily work, note taking, exam preparation, and preparing for your next math course. 

Blackboard Basics

Dawn Lesperance, Director
e-Learning Services
Sam Glenn Complex 122

Join e-Learning Services to learn about the LCSC Learning Management Service (LMS) – Blackboard Learn.  BbL is where you find course content, assignments, grades, organization pages, and much more!  Our staff will be on hand to aid students logging into BbL for the first time and assisting with password changes (if needed).  Additionally, we will talk about what you should see when logging in, how to navigate within the LMS, and answer any other questions you may have.

Veterans Services

Stephen Tamm, Veterans Services Coordinator
Native American, Minority & Veterans’ Services
Activity Center West 132

Come to this session to meet LCSC's Veterans' Services Coordinator, learn about the various veteran education benefit programs, and explore other services and resources available on campus.  Veterans and family members of veterans are encouraged to attend!

August 16 @ 3:30 p.m.

Study Away

Sarah Rogers, Study Away Coordinator
International Programs Office
Activity Center West 136

Step out of your comfort zone!

Are you ready for a global job market? Students who choose to study for a semester, a summer, or year in another part of the world, or even in another part of the country come away with a better understanding of their own and other cultures, an increased sense of confidence, flexibility, and problem solving—all sought after qualities in the workplace. Even though studying away provides such a great opportunity for students to enhance their education, only 10% of American students study abroad. Give yourself the competitive edge that you will need to succeed in today’s global job market. Come find out how you can make it happen with our help.

Nursing/Radiographic Science Skills Lab Tour

Nursing & Health Sciences Division
Sacajawea Hall 115

Students will tour the nursing and radiographic science labs and learn more about the NHS programs (BSN, PN and Radiographic Science).

Graduate School for Science Majors 

Dr. Heather Henson-Ramsey, Division Chair & Associate Professor
Natural Sciences & Mathematics Division

Graduate school is an excellent choice for students who love science and want to be on the front lines of innovation in the field.  This session will discuss the differences between Masters and PhD positions in the sciences, funding for graduate school, and strategies for how to find a graduate position.    Sample stories will be shared highlighting recent graduates who chose to attend graduate school after LCSC.

 

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