GPS Workshops

You can earn free college credit and learn how to be a successful student at the same time!  Heartland offers a free workshop series called GPS, Guided Path to Success.  You can learn time management skills, find out about what career would be right for you, and many other strategies that can help you be successful.  You can attend as many or as few as you like.  To earn college credit you need to attend and participate in a minimum of eight different workshops and complete nine after assignments. 

 If you have any questions, contact: Jen Vieley at Jennifer.Vieley@heartland.edu or 309-268-8055.

 Spring 2018 Workshops:

Date Topic Success Focus
January 22, 2018 Becoming an Active Reader Academic Success
January 29, 2018 Enhancing Your Study Strategies Academic Success
February 5, 2018 Improving Test Performance Academic Success
February 12, 2018 Developing Critical Thinking Skills Academic Success
February 19, 2018 Gaining Information Literacy Academic Success
February 26, 2018 Developing Research Skills Academic Success
March 5, 2018 Learning for A Lifetime Academic Success
March 19, 2018 Exploring Career Interests and Skills Career Success
March 26, 2018 Exploring Personality and Values Career Success
April 2, 2018 Deciding on A College Major Career Success
April 9, 2018 Navigating the College Selection Process Career Success
April 16, 2018 Developing your Leadership Skills Career Success
April 23, 2018 Understanding the Job Search Process Career Success
April 30, 2018 Writing A Resume Career Success
May 7, 2018 Developing Interview Skills Career Success

 All GPS Workshops are in ICN 1002 from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM.

 

Summer 2018 Workshops:

Date Topic Success Focus
May 30, 2018 Becoming an Active Student Academic Success
June 6, 2018 Mastering Time Management Academic Success
June 13, 2018 Exploring Your Learning Preferences Academic Success
June 20, 2018 Becoming an Active Reader Academic Success
June 27, 2018 Enhancing Your Study Strategies Academic Success
July 11, 2018 Valuing Interdependence Personal Success
July 18, 2018 Improving Test Performance Academic Success
July 25, 2018 Developing Research Skills Academic Success
August 1, 2018 Learning for a Lifetime Academic Success
August 8, 2018 Understanding Civic Responsibility Personal Success

All GPS Workshops are in ICN 1002  from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM.

Contact Us

Student Support Services
2400 Student Commons Building
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8410
Fax: 309-268-7986

Terrance Bond

Interim Dean of Student Support Services
Office: SCB 2406
Phone: 309-268-8238
Emailterrance.bond@heartland.edu

Dawn Berry

Division Secretary-Student Support Services
Office: SCB 2400
Phone: 309-268-8381
Email: dawn.berry@heartland.edu