Posts made in March, 2017


Our ATLE blog series, “Reducing Stress in the Learning Environment” continues today with a post from Jessica Oladapo and Microaggressions and how they become obstacles to student learning. If you haven’t already, take a moment to read the first three posts: “How Learning Occurs” , “How Stress Impacts Learning (and Teaching!)”, and “What You Need, When You Need It.”

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Top 10 Things We Wish We Knew

Top 10 Things We Wish We Knew


Posted on Mar 30, 2017

We know it can be an overwhelming experience learning about a new environment. Rock Valley College is a great place to start or continue your education, but the transition into college life can be daunting. And while RVC has many departments and programs designed to help you succeed, it can be difficult to find the answers to all of your questions. That’s where we, the Getting Started Center Peer Mentors, come in.

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Beacon of Hope

Beacon of Hope


Posted on Mar 27, 2017

It’s not always easy to spot a person in crisis. They walk among us every day. They may even sit next to us in class. What we also may not realize is that many students at Rock Valley College may be one crisis away from dropping out of college.

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