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Student Success Academy
for Healthcare Career Students

Saint Paul College, Bridge to a healthcare career

The Student Success Academy for healthcare careers students is designed to help build the skills needed for success in college.

This free, no-credit, no-homework workshop series is for current Saint Paul College students who are interested in learning strategies and getting tips to succeed in healthcare career programs. Acquire the confidence to manage school, work and life while preparing for a healthcare career!

Fall 2019 Student Success Academy

Students meet for 1.5-hour small group sessions on the same day each week. Students must attend all 13 sessions.

Tuesday Workshop Series
September 3 – November 26​, 2019
1:00 – 2:30pm

Wednesday Workshop Series
September 4 – November 27, 2019
10:00am – 11:30am

Workshop session topics

Useful activities to help students achieve academic success are presented in “How to” workshop sessions. Here are some of the topics:

  • Information technology tips
  • Navigating the college experience
  • Time management
  • Reading and vocabulary ​skills
  • Explore learning styles
  • How to take good notes
  • Test preparation & test-taking strategies
  • Communication skills
  • Stress management
  • Self-advocacy
  • Financial literacy
  • Job searching skills

St. Catherine University Associate Professor Deborah Churchill, RN, is the instructor for the Spring 2019 Student Success Academy.

How to apply

Students in the following Saint Paul College healthcare programs are eligible to apply for the Student Success Academy:

  • Health Sciences Broad Field
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Practical Nursing
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Sterile Processing
  • Surgical Technology

Fill out the Student Success Academy application and turn it in to the Pathway Advising Office, room 1340.

Down​load the Student Succe​ss Academy Application

Contact Pam Berry, Pathway Advisor, at pam.berry@saintpaul.edu or 651.846.1509.

The Student Success Academy is a partnership between
Saint Paul College and the International Institute of Minnesota.

Saint Paul College  
International Institute of Minnesota  

Funding is provided by a grant from F.R. Bigelow and Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations.

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