2023 Bridge to College Workshops
Bridge to College Workshops
We are looking forward to having you join our Bridge to College workshops this year! We have a lot of great presenters and topics for you to engage in. Getting the knowledge and skills you need to transition to the next phase of your education can help you feel more confident and more prepared.
Each workshop has its own registration link. Please sign up for ALL the workshops you are interested in and you will be automatically sent the meeting link. We look forward to seeing you there!
Financial Literacy Part 1: How to Manage Your Financial Aid – Tuesday, July 11, 5PM
Is the financial aid process overwhelming? Did you know that you have to apply for financial aid every year? Please join us in this important workshop on managing and understanding your college financial aid package!
Presenter: DeShayla Shelley. Assistant Director at CONNTAC-EOC
NCC Transfer Pathways Info Session – Thursday, July 13, 5PM
You will learn about the many resources and financial support that NCC offers when you get ready to transfer out. As a first-year student, it is important to know what lies ahead so you can plan your time at NCC effectively.
Presenter: Akosua Agyei, NCC Guided Pathways Advisor / Genesis Mosquera, Guided Pathways Advisor
Freshman 15 – Tuesday, July 18, 5PM
You will learn and understand how to get the support system to help you navigate your first year in college. This is what you need to know for a successful first year.
Presenter: Kate Frederick, Main Campus Field Admissions Representative
Adulting – Thursday, July 20, 5PM
In this workshop, you will learn about the things you should keep in mind and think about as you enter adulthood, including civic engagement.
Presenter: Diana Revolus, Council Member, Norwalk
Financial Literacy PART 2: Personal Finances – Tuesday, July 25, 5PM
You will learn many strategies on how to become more financially responsible, including budgeting and the importance of how to use credit cards.
Presenter: Leshawn McFarlan, Ferguson Library, Career and Education Librarian
Developing Your Professional Identity – Thursday, July 27th, 5PM
In this workshop, we will dive into the components of your professional identity and its importance when trying to successfully navigate yourself through college, internships, and future endeavors.
Presenter: Ivans Esperance, BPI – Operations Improvement Consultant at Protiviti, Former Stamford High School student
You’re grounded! – Tuesday, August 1, 5PM
In this workshop, we will explore the true meaning of being grounded. Uncovering your innate abilities of pausing and resetting during transition.
Presenter: Daiana Negron, Healer & Mentor, Body Therapy by Dai