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Academic Success at Nevada State College

Overview of NSC's Student Services, Academic Advising Center, and good to know facts to stay on track at NSC.
by Rhommel Canare, MA on 27 December 2013

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Transcript of Academic Success at Nevada State College

Student Services at NSC
Academic Success at Nevada State College
Pre-engineering
Prioritize
Success
Go to class
Do the work
Plan to study
Student
Academic
Center
Library
Financial Aid and Student Scholarships
Office of Information and Technology
Resource Center for Students with Disabilities (RCSD)
Academic Advising Center (AAC)
Monday - Thursday
8 am - 5 pm
Office Hours

Friday
10 am - 3pm
To Schedule an Appointment...
In Person
Front Desk @ Dawson Bld.
Call
702.992.2160
Email
aac@nsc.edu
Mission
Vision
So why should I come in for Academic Advising?
The AAC will ensure that all students are receiving the necessary academic counseling to facilitate timely progression in their chosen degree curriculum towards graduation.
Our mission is to promote student success and retention at NSC by being comprehensive, accessible, and efficient.
Through Advising we aim to...
Identify
Clarify
Help students achieve...
GOALS!
Our Philosophy: "Helping you to help yourself!"
Develop academic and personal goals
Explore career goals.
Create and implement an academic plan for your major.
Academic Advisor
Students
We are YOUR #1 Resource...
...to stay on track.
...to stay updated about your major.
...to stay informed on NSC policies and procedures.
So you're not...
Meet your Advisors:
Roles & Expectations for students...
Know the requirements for academic program.
Schedule and show up to advising appointments.
Be prepared with questions and/or concerns to appointments.
Keep personal record of academic progress.
Follow through on suggestions and referrals.
Have an open mind.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Animal Spirit:
Savannah Cat...mmhmmm.
Corey Womble
Rhommel Canare
Alysse Chavez
Probation and Warning Specialist
Majors: English, Biology, Environmental & Resource Science, and Law Enforcement
One word to describe my personality:
Connected
Animal Spirit:
Tiger--waiting in the trees...

rhommel.canare@nsc.edu
Fun Facts
Majors: History, Pre-Law (History), Psychology, Visual Media, Criminal Justice, Business, Interdisciplinary Studies, and undecided majors.
Fun Facts
One word to describe my personality:
Cute
corey.womble@nsc.edu
Retention Specialist
Majors: Pre-Nursing & RN to BSN
CEP 123 Instructor
Fun Facts
One word to describe my personality:
Honest
Animal Spirit:
Giraffe..."what sound do I make???"
alysse.chavez@nsc.edu
LAS 125 and DA 104D
Dawson Building
702.992.2400
Basic & Water II (BWII)
BWII & Dawson Bldg.
Your information is private and confidential.
NSC Academic Policy
Good Standing:
Maintain a 2.0 CUM NSC GPA
Academic Warning:

NSC CUM GPA falls below 2.0 OR doesn't complete more than 70% of courses
Academic Probation:
Fails to raise NSC CUM GPA above 2.0
Academic Suspension:

At the end of probation semester student fails to raise CUM GPA and earned a semester GPA of 2.0. (Student not allowed to enroll for next semester)
Dismissal: After two semesters, fails to increase NSC CUM GPA to a 2.0.
Key Terms
Credit/Unit/Hours
Add/Drop
Withdraw
Will show as a "W" on your transcript

Possible effects on your Financial Aid.

No full refund after last Drop date.
More Terms to know...
Academic Requirements
Catalog
myNSC
Policies
Course Descriptions
Purge
Make sure you know the dates!
Understanding Your Degree
Pre-Nursing
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Pre-Education
Meet your advisor
Stay Involved
Use Campus Resources
Attend AAC workshops
Stay Connected!
NevadaStateCollegeAcademicAdvisingCenter
NSCAcademicAdvising
@NSC_Advising
aac@nsc.edu
We look forward to meeting with you this FALL!
Go Scorpions!
Adeste Sipin
Director of Student Academic Support Services
Fun Facts
One word to describe my personality:
Helpful
Animal Spirit:
Dolphin...*smiling dolphin*
adeste.sipin@nsc.edu
Student Development Specialist
Masters student at KSU
Lakiasha Hollingsworth
Remedial Math Coordinator/Academic Advisor
Specialty: Provide support to students placed into Math 93, 95, and 96.
Mission...
*Eliminate barriers:
Attitudinal
Architectural
Equal Access =/= Extra Advantage
Tutoring Services
Drop in
1 on 1 appt.
Group Sessions
24/7 on-line tutoring
Test Prep
Study Skills workshops
Areas of Expertise
Writing across the curriculum
Mathematics
Science
Statistics
American Sign Language
Business
Nursing
Techonology
Test Prep:
Praxis (Education)
TEAS (Nursing)
GRE (Grad school)
Workshops:
Study Skills
Test taking
Note taking
Organization
Student Success
Benefits:
grasp fundamental concepts
study techniques
feedback for growth
build confidence
improve grades
FREE TUTORING!
Hours: Mon- Fri 8 - 5
Contact: nscsac@nsc.edu Jill.Weigel@nsc.edu, Director of SAC
NSC Student Conduct
Philosophy:
Student conduct-->Learning Experience towards...
growth
change in student behavior
understanding of responsibilities and privileges being an NSC student

Goals of the Office:
Promote campus environment that supports the overall educational mission of NSC.
Protect the College community from disruption and harm.
Encourage appropriate standards of individual and group behavior.
Foster ethical standards and civic virtues.
*Copy of Student Code of Conduct in NSC Catalog*
Contact:
Chelsie Adams (702) 992-2059
Neil Woolf (702) 992-2169

Info/questions on security:
Facilities Dept: (702) 992-2256
Email:
NSC.RCSD@nsc.edu
Phone:
702. 992. 2180
Fax:
702. 992. 2181
lakiasha.hollingsworth@nsc.edu
www.smartthinking.com
Types of Accomodations:
Note Taker
Alternative texts
Tape recorder
Sign Language Interpreter
Testing accomodations (ex: extended time in a quiet testing environment)
Fun Facts
One word to describe my personality:
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
Animal Spirit:
Wolf...'cause she hungry!
Oversees AAC, SAC, and RCSD
Devra Milton
Orientation Specialist
Majors: Pre-Education & Pre-Speech Pathology
Coordinates New Student and Transfer Student Orientation
Fun Facts
One word to describe my personality:
"Creatively-Awesome" (one word folks)
Animal Spirit:
Velociraptor...ahhh!
devra.milton@nsc.edu
Ethnic Studies instructor
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