Future Thunderducks and their parents are invited to learn about educational opportunities and campus life during Preview Day at Richland College.
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Preview Day at Richland College is an excellent opportunity to learn about the educational opportunities and campus life at Richland College.
Visitors are welcome to check in at any point between 9:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., with a variety of information sessions running from 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. A free lunch will be available at 12:30 p.m. for registered participants. Information session topics include college success, job outlook, admissions processes, student services offered at Richland College, credit and noncredit college programs and more.
Concurrent Information Sessions start at 10:30, 11:00, & 11:30 a.m.
Admissions & Records: The Doorkeepers for Richland College
Presenter: Mark Ammann
An overview of the role of the Office of Admissions and Student Records, the functional areas within, and the services provided.
Think Like an Anthropologist!
Presenter: Tim Sullivan
A brief introduction to what Anthropology is and what it covers, will be followed by a series of case studies with problems to be solved.
Your Success in Our Business
Presenters: Faculty, School of Business
Video and instructor conversations about the career opportunities and program options available in the Richland College School of Business.
Presenters: Career Services Staff
Career Services will provide an area tour and summary of services offered. There will also be a demonstration of the interview software which helps job seekers develop a good interviewing presence.
Building a Strong Foundation with CAP Success!
Presenters: Lori Piñón
CAP Success Advising provides students with a strong foundation in support, encouragement, and resources necessary to complete the developmental education sequence in a timely manner while acquiring the necessary skills to be successful in college-level courses.
Integrated Reading and Writing – Co-requisite Choices
Presenters: Amy Boltrushek
At Richland, we have implemented a co-requisite program to allow students to enroll in a college course from the first day of the semester, while also receiving support and basic skills instruction in reading and writing. This session explains what all students, parents, and others need to know about co-requisite courses and Developmental Integrated Reading and Writing opportunities at Richland College.
Continuing Education: Allied Health
Healthcare Careers 101
Presenter: Berna Thomas
The Allied Health department produces job ready individuals to fulfill the needs of healthcare employers and the community. With so many healthcare options available for you, our Allied Health programs provide students with everything from advisement and enrollment to job placement.
Pharmacy Technician For A Day
Presenter: Brenita Jackson
A brief overview of the role of a Pharmacy Technician with hands-on demonstrations. Participants will have the opportunity to perform a simulated Pharmacy Technician task which may include: preparing medication capsules or diluting medications for IV bag preparations.
Continuting Education: Dental Assisting - 10 Weeks to Your New Career
Presenter: Dr. Wayne Goodwitz, D.D.S.
This exciting program teaches students the basic skills, includes hands on training, and knowledge to apply for the many job opportunities in the field of Dental Assisting. Students gain the confidence and experience necessary to apply for jobs immediately after taking this class.
Continuing Education: Rewarding Careers in Childcare
Presenter: Deidra Carpenter.
Caring for young children is very important work because the first five years of life form a child's future. In this session, you will learn how to prepare for a career in childcare and the career ladder that is available to you.
Continuing Education: Electronic Communications Systems
Presenter: Mike Lowery
Come find out how you can explore basic system theory for communication systems such as AM/FM, RF/High Frequency, Wired, Wireless, Optical, Satellite and Radar systems. Our courses are offered through Continuing Education and are a must for anyone who is interested in, or pursuing, an education in Engineering.
Disability Services: High School vs College Students with Disabilities
Presenter: Keysha McCloud
Students and their families may find it difficult to understand exactly how disability laws apply to higher education. This presentation highlights the significant differences between K-12 and higher education services available to students with documented disabilities.
Engineering: Start Your Bachelor's Degree in Engineering at Richland College
Presenter: Dr. Kory Goldammer
This session will provide an overview of the Engineering profession and present the agreements we have with Texas universities that accept our students into their Engineering programs after the students complete their first two years of study at Richland College.
English, Journalism & Speech: The Importance of Communication Skills in the Marketplace
Presenter: Jennifer Gray
Come learn about the new School of Communication at Richland College. The ability to communicate well both orally and in writing is always among the top skills required by employers for high levels careers.
Financial Aid 101
Presenter: Celia C Young
General finanical aid information. What you will need to complete the 2020-2021 fiancial aid application. What can cause a delay in receiving your finanical aid award.
Gaming: Game Development
Presenter: Gaming Faculty
We'll be showing off the game development program and talking about jobs in the game industry.
Academic Advising & Transfer Services Play a Key Role in Student Success
Presenter: Guided Pathway & Transfer Advisors
Academic advisors guide students through the enrollment process and meet regularly to ensure they have needed supports that promote their academic success! Guided pathway advisors will be available to discuss associate degree and short-term certificate options; and transfer degree planning inititatives with four-year institutions.
Transfer Services will provide a summary of services offered and share information on the many relationships and transfer agreements Richland College has with area 4-year institutions.
Experience Governnment and History
Presenter: Government and History Faculty
This presentation will introduce participants to the basic structure of government. Attendees will learn how government and history courses prepare them to be participants in American democracy. Participants will learn about course offerings, programs, and skills needed to advance in their career and community.
The Honors Program & The Science Corner
Presenter: Kathleen Stephens
Attendees will tour the Honors spaces and learn about Honors academic opportunities and benefits. This will include information about Honors course offerings, scholarships and membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society.
The Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree
Presenter: Evita Medina
Explore the different career options you have in the field of education and learn how to get started by earning an Associate of Arts in Teaching degree from Richland College. You will receive a sample degree plan and guided pathway to identify the classes you need to earn the AAT. Start with the end in mind!
The Learning Center: Resources and Services for Student Success
Presenter: John Daniels and TLC staff
Learn about the creative ways Richland supports students in doing their best and achieving their academic goals.
Learning Framework: The 5 Most Important Skills Employers Want You To Have
Presenter: EDUC 1300 Staff
Come learn the five most important skills employers want college graduates to know and be able to use. Learning Framework is the course that helps you learn how to succeed in college and be best prepared to get and keep a great job.
The Library: Not Just a Quiet Space to Study
Presenter: RLC Librarians
Come check out the Richland College Library and learn about the library’s resources, services, and student-centered events.
Physical Education: Let’s Get Physically Fit
Presenter: Zelda Smith & Roderick Thomas
An overview of the role of the Department of Physical Education, programs offered, and services provided.
The Fitness Center will be open for the general public and students to view and ask questions.
Grit Your Degree: The Psychology of Perseverance
Presenter: Psychology & Sociology Faculty
Faculty will start by defining psychology and showing the variety of careers in the field. The presenters will express the importance of being able to persevere in order to succeed in college and get a psychology degree.
Develop your Sociological Superpower!
Presenter: Psychology & Sociology Faculty
Participants will receive an overview of the subject of sociology and how it can be used in any profession, and learn about the program.
Tour of Science Labs
Presenter: Science Faculty
Interactive exhibits will be on display in the Biology, Chemistry and Physics labs. Biology labs are on the first floor; Chemistry and Physics labs are on the second.
Multicultural Center: Bridging ESOL Student Services and Second Language Learning
Presenter: Multicultural Center & ESOL instructors
This session will focus on the services provided in the Multicultural Center and the ESOL programs offered at Richland College. In addition, information will be shared highlighting the ESOL to STEM, Health Professions and International Business pathways.
Presenter: Lisa Katzenstein and Natalia Vargas
Languages Corner information session will focus on the services provided, The Languages Corner monthly newsletter, The Twelve Steps of Tutoring, expectations for the ESOL tutors and students, and tutoring for the Asian American and Native American, Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) Program.
Hey, I can speak "fill in the blank: Spanish, French, Arabic, Portuguese"
Presenter: Hasmik Gharaghazaryan, Natalia Vargas
Experience Richland College’s outstanding foreign language program by practicing phrases in one of the nine languages we offer. Learn the value of taking a foreign language and get information about the requirements of foreign language at transfer institutions.
When you arrive, enter the west side of Richland College from Abrams Road. For close access to our check-in center located in Sabine Hall, you may turn right at Richland West Drive to park in lot B or turn left to park in lots C or D. Look for our balloons!
View the Preview Day map.
12800 Abrams Rd.Dallas, TX 75243972-238-6100