4 Free Writing Resources for the Developing Writer

Are you enrolled in an ENGL course, or a course that requires weekly essays? If so, we have 4 resources to share to help you build your confidence as a developing writer, reduce errors, and improve your critical thinking skills. 4 Free Writing Resources for the Developing Writer #1 Writing Practice with Smarthinking Writing Practice from Smarthinking allows students to practice writing more without burdening … Continue reading 4 Free Writing Resources for the Developing Writer

TRIO Tutoring and Online Tutoring with Smarthinking

Happy Tuesday! With it being the first day of the Spring semester for many students, we want to point out that you do have access to face-to-face tutoring in TRIO, along with online tutoring through Smarthinking. Please, do not wait until you have fallen behind in your classes to ask for help. Get ahead and be prepared by stopping into the Student Success Center and … Continue reading TRIO Tutoring and Online Tutoring with Smarthinking

Take Advantage of Financial Wellness Month

Happy Friday! Did you know that January is Financial Wellness Month? That’s right! So, if you over spent during the holidays, or simply want to create some financial New Year resolutions, we have some great resources to help you out! Simply stop by the TRIO Student Success Center and check out our Financial Wellness Month display. Don’t forget to take some information and sign in … Continue reading Take Advantage of Financial Wellness Month

3 Resources – If You Are Undecided About a Major + Free Printable

“Help! I’m still undecided about a major!” Does this sound like you, or a friend? If so, we may have a few pieces of advice to help you figure it out. #1 – Visit Career Services and complete a career assessment. The assessment can be done online in the comfort of your own home, or even completed on campus in between your classes. That’s right! … Continue reading 3 Resources – If You Are Undecided About a Major + Free Printable

College 101: Transferring and Finances + Free Printable

Happy Thursday! For many students in TRIO, this will be their final semester at Danville Area Community College before graduating and transferring to a four-year institution. If this is your situation, we have provided some amazing resources below to help guide you through the process of a seamless and savvy transfer. First, know what credit will transfer. If you have not yet met with your … Continue reading College 101: Transferring and Finances + Free Printable

Do You Need To Brush Up On Your Computer Skills?

Happy Wednesday! In less than two weeks, it will be time for Spring 2018 courses to begin. Are you prepared? And, are you prepared for the courses that include computer skills? If not, we have a solution or two! Smarthinking First, as a complimentary service, TRIO students have access to Smarthinking Online Tutoring. Within Smarthinking, under the “Computers and Technology” tab, students have access to … Continue reading Do You Need To Brush Up On Your Computer Skills?

DACC Foundation Scholarship Workshop

Happy New Year!! We hope that you are enjoying your winter break, but also being mindful of the coming 2018 Spring semester! Today, the DACC Foundation Scholarship application opens electronically. This is a new process and is completely electronic. So, if you would like assistance, please attend our upcoming workshop with Executive Director, Tracy Wahlfeldt from the Danville Area Community College Foundation. DACC Foundation Scholarship … Continue reading DACC Foundation Scholarship Workshop

Open Now for Scholarships That Are Still Available

Happy Wednesday! We hope that you enjoyed stopping by for a Finals Snack Break! While you are on break, please take some time out to explore http://www.fastweb.com and create an account to search for scholarships or see the remaining scholarships below from National Scholarship Month. Finally, you will be receiving an email regarding the DACC Foundation Scholarship opening the first week in January 2018. This … Continue reading Open Now for Scholarships That Are Still Available

Transfer Advisement Corner & Charging Station

Happy Thursday! Did you know that TRIO has a new Charging Station? That’s right! So, when you come in to check out information from our Transfer Advisement Corner, you can have a seat on the sofa and charge your phone! How comfortable and convenient!? And, don’t forget – that for a limited amount of time, we will continue to have the Scholarship and Financial Literacy … Continue reading Transfer Advisement Corner & Charging Station

Smarthinking for the Holidays

Smarthinking’s live, on-demand tutoring will not be available from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, during holiday closures on: Christmas Day January 1 Memorial Day July 4 Labor Day Thanksgiving Day These services, however, will continue to be available during holidays: Pre-scheduled sessions Essay Center Offline submissions* Offline Question submissions *Writing submissions posed on U.S. National holidays may not be returned for up to 72 hours. To … Continue reading Smarthinking for the Holidays