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21Apr2014

Biology Seminar: Juanita Rodriguez-Arietta, Dissertation Defense, Biology, USU

Juanita Rodriguez-Arietta, doctoral student of James…

21Apr2014

Enchanted Modernities - Mysticism, Landscape & the American West

Caine College of the Arts and the Leverhulme Trust…

21Apr2014

Plants, Soils & Climate Spring 2014 Seminar Series

3:45 Social in AGRS Atrium for each. Jan. 13, Brent…

21Apr2014

Guitar Ensembles

22Apr2014

Softball vs. Boise State (double header)

Softball vs. Boise State Double Header

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Rapid Learning Drop-In


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“15 minutes Can Change Your Life”

Nontraditional students have unique constraints on their personal resources and time, and typically prefer information delivered in succinct manner. Taking these factors into consideration, the Access & Diversity Center in partnership with the Academic Resource Center created Rapid Learning Drop–In to provide ongoing opportunities for nontraditional students to recharge, socialize with other nontraditional students, and connect to relevant campus offices and expertise, all in as little as 10–15 minutes.

How it Works

Drop–In sessions occur twice per month, Wednesdays at (11:00 am – 1:00 pm). Each session features a topic which is delivered in 15 min (or less), and is repeated three times during the Drop-In session. Students are welcome to come and stay for the full two hours, or stop by for just a few minutes. Additional features of these sessions include food, handouts on the day’s topic, access to information on additional campus and community resources, as well as opportunities to connect to other nontraditional students and the Nontraditional Program Coordinator.

Drop-In sessions are held in the Access & Diversity Center TSC 313 Lounge, in an effort to highlight spaces available for Nontraditional Student use.

Spring 2014 Topics and Materials

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January 22 2014, 11:00 to 1:00,
  • Being a resilient and intentional student presented by the Academic Resource Center
  • February 5 2014, 11:00 to 1:00,
  • The Concentration Cycle and balancing life, school and family presented by the Academic Resource Center
  • February 19 2014, 11:00 to 1:00,
  • Building lasting Relationships, presented by Counseling and Psychological Services
  • March 5 2014, 11:00 to 1:00,
  • Nutrition, Eating for good grades, presented by Student Health and Wellness
  • March 26 2014, 11:00 to 1:00,
  • The Joy of Depression, presented by Counseling and Psychological Services
  • April 9 2014, 11:00 to 1:00,
  • Preparing for Finals, presented by the Academic Resource Center


  • Archive Listings

    Fall 2013
    • October 23, Topic: Making friends with math (And other sage advice from a Zen Master.)
    • November 7, Topic: Mindset (Free your mind and unshackle the possibilities.)
    • November 20,Topic: Paying for college (And not for the rest of your life.)
    • December 5, Topic: Chillax! (Learn how to chill and relax all for the same low price)
    Spring 2013
    • February 27, Topic: Time Management
    • March 20, Topic: Student Health Services
    • April 4, Topic: Chill-ax! Mental Prep for Finals Week
    • April 17, Topic: I Have My Own Librarian?! And Other Things You may not Know about the USU Library
    Fall 2012
    Spring 2012