New Students Learn Study Skills and Time Management Skills at Orientation
Sep 11, 2012
On Saturday, August 25 and Thursday, August 30, the Louisville Campus held a new student orientation for the Fall Term. Incoming students participated in a fun day of sessions on learning styles, critical thinking, study skills, and time and money management which offered strategies for a successful transition to college life.
Many of the students who attended the Fall Term Orientation are receiving funding for their education through the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP). Rodney Thomas, an Army veteran using VRAP, said that his wife is a National College graduate. He enrolled in the pharmacy technician program. “I’m looking forward to it,” he said with a smile.
Johnetta Patterson, a Navy veteran who is also receiving assistance through VRAP, is entering the health information technology program. “I am excited. [The orientation] was really informative,” she said. She particularly enjoyed the personality test that helped her better understand her learning style. “It was a reminder of things that I’m going to need to do in order to get this done.”
Some of the veterans participating in the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program gathered during orientation at the Louisville Campus. Pictured (l to r) are Johnetta Patterson, Hollis Smith, Rodney Thomas, Lawrence Kirby and Donna McMillan.