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Success Education 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 designed to help you with study techniques, life skills and career readiness.  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 the homework assignments and a final reflective essay. 

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

In Fall 2021, the SCED Workshops are meeting in ICN 1001 every Tuesday from 11:00-12:00pm.  Come ready to learn ways to set yourself up for success now and in the future!

Fall 2021 Workshops: 

Date Topic Success Focus
August 24, 2021 Orientation/Active Learning SCED 102
August 31, 2021 Targeting Success SCED 102
September 7, 2021 Motivating Self SCED 102
September 14, 2021 Mastering Self-Management SCED 102
September 21, 2021 Developing Effective Communication SCED 102
September 28, 2021 Valuing Interdependence SCED 102
October 5, 2021 Gaining Self-Awareness SCED 102
October 12, 2021 Managing Stress SCED 102
October 19, 2021 Practicing Mindfulness SCED 102
October 26, 2021 Planning Personal Finances SCED 102
November 2, 2021 Understanding Civic Responsibility SCED 102
November 9, 2021 Living Your Best Life SCED 102
November 16, 2021 Becoming an Active Learner SCED 102
November 30, 2021 Improving Test Performance SCED 102
December 7, 2021 Exploring Your Learning Preferences SCED 102

Contact Us

Student Support Services

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

Amy Pawlik

Associate Vice President of Enrollment and Student Support Services
Office: SCB 2406
Phone: 309-268-8249

Dawn Berry

Program Assistant for Athletics and Student Support Services
Office: SCB 2400
Phone: 309-268-8381