Office of Student Services
132 Main Hall
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The FYE Success Series is a sequence of workshops to help first year students succeed.
Summer Service Projects
Students who participated in a Summer Service Project will also receive credit toward the FYE Success Series.
Library Tours: Available Aug. 22 - Dec. 6
The 10-15 minute tour will give a brief description of the services offered by the library and the Writing Center. Students can stop by the library or schedule a time through the library’s webpage: libguides.stark.kent.edu/askus/consult. Students also receive:
Student Resource Fair
Attend this fair to get to know Kent State Stark’s student organizations. Sponsored by Student Involvement.
Learn how to improve your time management skills to balance work, school and life. Choose one date:
Know Your Numbers
This workshop will give you an overview of nutrient planning, serving sizes, metabolism and how your diet can affect your daily life.
Attend any Career Week session for Success Series credit. Visit the Career Week schedule of events.
Intro to Managing Stress
Stress gets a pretty bad rap when, in reality, it has a lot of benefits! This session will teach you a new perspective on stress, and how to make sure you are making your stress work FOR you, not against you. Choose one date:
Week of Wellness
Attend any Week of Wellness session for Success Series credit. Visit the Week of Wellness schedule of events.
Choosing a Major
Understanding your interests can be an important tool in choosing the appropriate academic major. This session will provide insight on how you can use the strength of your interests to make informed decisions for your future.
Student Leadership Academy
Attend any Student Leadership Academy session for Success Series credit. View the Student Leadership Academy schedule.
Getting Involved on Campus
Learn what Student Involvement is all about! Don’t miss the chance to join a student organization, help plan campus events and get connected to campus.
Study Abroad Info Session
From Latin America, to Europe, to East Asia, Kent State University offers over 300 study abroad programs! Open to all ranks and majors. Learn about classes, cost and locations. Choose one date:
May 4th and Its Meaning on American Society
This presentation explores the May 4, 1970 shootings at Kent State, their historic context and their memorialization on the Kent Campus.
Goal Setting for Success
This interactive workshop will cover tips and tricks for setting goals. Learn how to set specific, meaningful goals, monitor progress, handle set-backs and manage the stress of working towards multiple goals at the same time. College can be overwhelming - come learn ways to simplify and streamline goal setting to lead to success for your future!
Learn how to improve your study skills to ace that upcoming test. Choose one date:
The Impact of Faith
Many students leave their faith traditions during college. This session will explain the importance of faith and how it can be of value as you make many significant decisions through your college journey. Choose one date:
Scholarship Search Workshop
November is Scholarship Month. The Stark Campus awards a variety of scholarships each year and we want you to apply! Learn how to search for scholarships and when to apply.
Scholarship Essay Writing Workshop
November is Scholarship Month. Your scholarship essay is one of the few ways you can stand out in a crowd of applications. Learn tips on how to write an essay that gets your application noticed.
Study Tips for Finals
Are you ready to tackle your first set of final exams? Attend this session to pick up some tips and strategies as you start your preparation.
Everyone has a story to share. Come join small group conversations with guided discussion questions centered around life, goals, family, faith and community.
This interactive program will cover a basic understanding of what self-care REALLY is and students will build the start of their own personal self-care plan. Bonus: Students can also make a stress ball of their own!