Academic Success Workshops

SupportNet offers dynamic workshops each semester that empower the Fresno State student community with valuable information and tools to accelerate life-long learning and success! The co-curricular learning experience that students access through these workshops continues to show tremendous value towards enhanced college success preparedness, structured goal-setting, improved time management, study efficiency, and more! Through a diverse team of SupportNet and campus collaborative workshop partners, we are able to introduce these co-curricular engagement opportunities to the student community in a way that prepares and enhances healthy student development and habit-forming, life-long learning intangibles, empowered academic achievement, greater awareness-to-action support for holistic well-being, and sense of belonging. 

As our office works remotely this semester, we encourage you to browse our Spring 2021 catalog of live Academic Success Workshops (via Zoom) listed on the Google calendar (below) as well as topic descriptions, links to Zoom workshops, pre-recorded YouTube videos, and more! We are also available to provide workshops to Fresno State classes and student groups! Interested faculty, staff, student organizations can find more information below or click here to submit a workshop request.

Lastly, we encourage you to stay connected to our team on social media for our latest updates, events, and academic coaching content on Instagram @ fs_supportnetFacebook @ Fresno State SupportNet, Tik Tok @FSAcademicCoaching, and Twitter @fsSupportNet. Many of our workshop videos can be found and viewed at any time on our YouTube Channel (FS_SupportNet) or easily accessed through our Linktree. We hope to see you at one of the Live Academic Success Workshop webinars during Spring 2021 and welcome you to contact us if you have any questions or need accommodations to attend.


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Workshop Topic Descriptions and Date/Time/Location  

Vision Board Creation: New Year, New Vision

This workshop serves to build a stronger, deeper connection to one's self-concept by establishing a clear and personalized vision of success worth manifesting! We introduce the ways in which immersing in a clear vision for targeted goals (whether individual or group) can motivate, provide direction, and purpose the pathway to success. This interactive workshop also engages students to create an artistic representation of their self-defined success. Bring whatever art supplies or digital software that you have accessible to fully engage in this workshop kicking off the new semester and a renewed pursuit of success.   

Zoom Live Webinar #1: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 (2:00PM - 3:00PM)

Zoom Live Webinar #2: Wednesday, January 20, 2021 (11:00AM - 12:00PM)

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Set, Follow, Achieve: S.M.A.R.T. Goal-Setting

This interactive workshop establishes an understanding of S.M.A.R.T goals - including how to set goals that encompass the SMART specifications, map subsequent steps and milestones, effectively monitor progress, and build accountability that leads to tangible results and goal fulfillment. Every student can expect to leave this workshop with at least 1 S.M.A.R.T goal established. 

Zoom Live Webinar: Monday, January 25, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

Zoom Live Webinar: Friday, April 9, 2021 (11:00AM - 12:00PM)

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Motivation, Success, and You

This inspiring workshop is available in a 2-part video interview format featuring current Fresno State students and staff examining how they have identified roots of personal motivation and applied this in a way that served to energize resolve, achievements, and success. Each interviewee reveals some universal themes that may be adapted to help strengthen how motivation is channeled into results!

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Note Taking and Textbook Navigation

This workshop introduces 5 methods of note-taking and helpful software to assist those who would like to improve their current quality of notes - including tips on identifying cues in lecture and reading worthy of noting, and strategies to organize in a way that leads to better information recall.

Zoom Live Webinar: Friday, February 5, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

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A Time for Time Management

This interactive workshop examines common points of conflict facing college students as they work to balance time. We will be utilizing our SupportNet tools and available software applications to introduce critical time budgeting concepts, the importance of prioritization, how to manage study and tasks efficiently, and strategies to make quality use of down-time, while also addressing taboo habits of overcommitment and procrastination.

Zoom Live Webinar #1: Thursday, January 21, 2021 (10:00AM-11:00AM)

Zoom Live Webinar #2: Monday, February 1, 2021 (12:00PM-1:00PM)

Zoom Live Webinar #3: Monday, March 15, 2021 (1:00PM-2:00PM)

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Choosing a Major

This workshop will introduce campus resources, career assessments, and more tools that are available to help students explore major options and narrow down the specific details from their interests to help determine a choice.

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Memory and Concentration

This workshop is catered to improving memory, information processing, as well as identifying one's peak time of focus leading to stronger recall and study efficiency.

Workshop video coming soon! 

Stress Management for Academic Success

Come participate in this workshop that features live demonstrations of various techniques that empower you to have more control over stress levels during the semester.

Zoom Webinar #1: Monday, February 22, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

Zoom Webinar #2: Friday, March 19, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

Zoom Webinar #3: Friday, April 16, 2021 (11:00AM - 12:00PM)

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Establishing College-Level Success Habits

This workshop builds student knowledge of methods, strategies, and resources for success by simulating realistic situations that strengthen resource navigation and academic problem-solving.

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Executing a Winning Exam Game Plan

This workshop will help students develop an effective approach to study and prepare for success with various formats of exams including managing the pressure, stress, self-doubt and test anxiety that may accompany this critical point of the semester. 

Zoom Webinar #1: Monday, March 1, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

Zoom Webinar #2: Friday, March 12, 2021 (11:00AM - 12:00PM)

Zoom Webinar #3: Monday, April 19, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

Zoom Webinar #4: Friday, April 30, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

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Strategies for Success in the Online Learning Environment

This workshop will introduce methods and techniques that will enrich the learning (including increased productivity, retained study material, and preparation for success on exams and quizzes) for students who seem to experience greater struggle with online learning in comparison to in-person.

Zoom Webinar #1: Thursday, January 21, 2021 (3:00pm - 4:00pm)

Zoom Webinar #2: Monday, April 12, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

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Discovering Your Learning Style 

This workshop will open up a wealth of insight into an individualized understanding of one's most effective means of learning through the VARK (Visual, Aural, Reading/Writing, Kinesthetic) assessment - including recommendations of how to apply the results towards an effective learning process.

Zoom Webinar: Friday, January 29, 2021 (11:00AM - 12:00PM)

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Fostering Success for Team-Based Projects

This workshop will feature interactive project-based learning scenarios where the objective is building student savvy in assignments and projects that involve working with group members - including understanding how to leverage qualities within the group for increased productivity, strategies for fostering inclusion, collaboration and accountability, group communication, and developing a realistic timeline for group members to complete the project.

Zoom Webinar #1: Friday, March 5, 2021 (11:00AM - 12:00PM)

Zoom Webinar #2: Friday, April 23, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

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10 Free Software That Can Boost College Student Success

This workshop presents beneficial academic mobile applications for students to use in their everyday lives. The apps focus on studying effectively, managing time, and staying on task.

Zoom Webinar: Monday, February 8 2021 (2:00PM - 3:00PM)

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Me, Myself, & I: Self-Care

This workshop will introduce students to best practices, structured methods, and resources to help prioritize self-care and ensure a healthy work/life balance. 

Zoom Webinar #1: Friday, February 26, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

Zoom Webinar #2: Friday, March 26, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

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An Introduction to Academic Coaching: How We Can Partner to Achieve Success

This workshop will introduce SupportNet, our academic coaching services, and resources in a way that opens the door for faculty, staff, and students to partner with SupportNet towards maximizing success.

Workshop video coming soon!


Overcoming Self-Doubt and the Fear of Failure

This workshop will introduce a variety of techniques that empower students to shift thinking and perspectives that accompany self-doubt, negative self-talk, and fear of failure to lift up a more energized, motivated approach to thinking and action towards success.

Zoom Webinar: Monday, March 8, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

Zoom Webinar #2: Monday, April 26, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

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Awakening Success Through a Healthy Sleep Routine

This workshop delves into the science connecting sleep (or lack thereof) and the many resulting physiological responses that can affect success in the academic setting. We will then present insightful tips to increase the amount and quality of sleep for improved mood, energy, concentration, mental clarity, etc. that can translate into academic success.

Zoom Webinar #1: Friday, February 12, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

Zoom Webinar #2: Monday, March 22, 2021 (11:00AM - 12:00PM)

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ASW Presentation Request Form

SupportNet's workshops provide valuable information and tools that connect students to life-long academic success! If you are interested in having our team conduct a presentation for students in your class, in your program, or for your student club or organization please fill out our request form below. We welcome these opportunities and will be glad to assist!

Please click on the hyperlink below to provide a few details to help our team start preparing to be at our best for your request. After the form has been submitted, our SupportNet staff will follow-up to secure any additional details or information to accommodate your request.  Click the link below to request our team for a workshop:

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The information on this website is available in alternate formats. Please contact our office at 559.278.8370 or to make a request.


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