Parent/Support Person Lunch and Learn

Families, friends, and partners play an important role in the life of the student they support. CCC-Hastings is hosting a series of family/support person virtual roundtable: If you are supporting a student who plans to start at CCC this fall, these roundtables may be for you! Each event will focus on a specific topic, and CCC staff and faculty will host a discussion to help prepare you for supporting your student this fall and answer any questions you have. The events will be hosted on WebEx every Tuesday July 7 – August 4.

Dates and topics

Tuesday, July 7

Health and Wellness

Hosted by Sean Griffin
Featuring: Chelsa Thompson, Tara Bialas, and Sara Stroman 

Our first Lunch & Learn will focus on health and wellness. Chelsa Thompson, Director of Counseling Services & Prevention Education, will be joined by Tara Bialas, TriO Coordinator, and Sara Stroman, Project HELP Success Coach, to share information about CCC resources for students who are facing unexpected challenges, as well as tips and support strategies for students’ families, friends, and other allies in their lives. Join us 12:00PM-12:45 Tuesday, 7 Tuesday 2020 for a discussion of student health and wellness.

Join the July 7 WebEx

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Tuesday, July 14

Academic Success

Hosted by Lydia Lough
Featuring: Matt McCann, Marie Desmarais, Lindsay Higel, and Sherrie Dux-Ideus

Our second Lunch & Learn will focus on academic success. Lydia Lough, Director of Academic Success, will host a faculty panel featuring Sherrie Dux-Ideus (Library Supervisor), Matt McCann (Heavy Equipment Program Director), Lindsay Higel (Culinary/Hospitality Management Program Director), and Marie Desmarais (Dental Assisting Program Director). The panel will share tips and strategies for supporting you student’s academic success and answer questions about what incoming students can expect in class this fall, and share information about CCC resources for academic success. Join us 12:00PM-12:45PM Tuesday, 14 July 2020 for a vibrant panel discussion.

Join the July 14 WebEx

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Tuesday, July 21

Housing and Dining

Hosted by Regina Somer
Featuring:  Amy Jensen, Deb Hemberger, Taylor Carkoski and Alex Toney

Our third Lunch & Learn is all about campus housing and dining services. Amy Jensen, Director of Residence Life, will be joined by Alex Toney and Taylor Carkoski, our Residence Life Coordinators to discuss important housing dates, share information on supporting your student as the transition to independent living, and answer any questions about meal plans, Move-In Day, and more. Join us 12:00PM-12:45PM Tuesday, 21 July 2020 to meet our Residence Life staff and get your questions answered.

Join the July 21 WebEx

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Tuesday, July 28

Financial Literacy

Hosted by Sean Griffin
Featuring:  Michele Schroer and Georgina Hueske 

This week’s Lunch & Learn will feature Michele Schroer, Director of Financial Aid, and Georgina Hueske, Director of Student Accounts. Our staff will discuss the ins-and-outs of paying for college, including scholarships and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Michele and Georgina will also answer any questions you have about tuition, billing, and CCC’s resources for helping students navigate the financial side of their academic goals. Join us 12:00PM-12:45PM Tuesday, 28 July 2020 to meet our Financial Aid and Student Accounts staff.

Join the July 28 WebEx

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Tuesday August 4

Getting Involved

Hosted by Andrea Hays
Featuring: Student Panel 

Our final Lunch & Learn will feature Andrea Hays, Director of Student Activities, accompanied by several student leaders, including RAs, Engagement Leaders, club officers, and more. Our panel will discuss all the ways students can get involved at CCC Hastings, the benefits of getting involved, and how you can support your student transition to a new school community and make new connections. CCC has a spot for everyone! Join us 12:00Pm-12:45PM Tuesday, 4 August 2020 to meet the Director of Student Activities and student leaders who want to welcome you to CCC Hastings.

Join the August 4 WebEx

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