Student Success Panel & Dinner: How to Succeed in College, Not Just Survive
February 21, 2017, Story written by Jessica Dunahoo
The Student Education Association (SEA) at Governors State University (GSU) hosted a Student Panel & Dinner: How to Succeed in College, Not Just Survive on Tuesday, February 21st in the E-lounge. This event was organized and lead by Lexi Marquardt, the membership and recruitment leader for SEA, and Dr. Katy E. Hisrich, professor in DOE and faculty chair of SEA. The event was part of the GSU Intellectual Life Grant awarded to SEA for Spring 2017. During the panel presentation, SEA leaders provided useful tips and information on topics such as communication, organization, time management, and college involvement. Everyone on the panel were at different points in their education. They all answered questions about their personal experiences, involvement, and success. Students from all years and disciplines in the university attended and benefitted from this presentation and question and answer session which focused on how to succeed in college, not just survive. At the end of the event, attendees enjoyed a taco bar dinner while meeting and talking with individual SEA leaders. The SEA would also like to thank Dr. Timothy Harrington, chair of DOE, and Dr. Andrea Evans, Dean of COE, as well as Dr. Xiaobo She and Dr. Jeannine Klomes, professors in DOE, for their attendance and participation at the event.
SEA leaders who spoke on the panel: Samantha Allen, Gwen Medrano, Tanya Mathers, Michael Flood, Elexis Marquardt, Kinga Drag, Erin Peterson, Stephanie Henning, Jessica Dunahoo