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Success Education Workshops

You can earn free college credit and learn how to be a successful student at the same time!  Heartland offers a free workshop series designed to help you with study techniques, life skills and career readiness.  You can attend as many or as few as you like.  To earn college credit you need to attend and participate in a minimum of eight different workshops and complete the homework assignments and a final reflective essay. 

 If you have any questions, contact: Jen Vieley at or 309-268-8055. 

All Workshops are meeting remotely during Summer 2021. The sessions meet on Zoom every Wednesday from 11:00-12:15pm.  To participate, join the group virtually at:

Summer 2021 Workshops: 

Date Topic Success Focus
May 26, 2021 Orientation/Active Online Learning SCED 100
June 2, 2021 Goal Setting and Planning SCED 100
June 9, 2021 Mastering Time Management SCED 100
June 16, 2021 Making and Breaking Habits  SCED 100
June 23, 2021 Exploring Your Learning Preferences  SCED 100
June 30, 2021 Becoming an Active Reader SCED 100
July 7, 2021 Developing a Growth Mindset SCED 100
July 14, 2021 Gaining Information Literacy SCED 100
July 21, 2021 Exploring Healthy Lifestyles SCED 102
July 28, 2021 Understanding Personal Responsibility SCED 102
August 4, 2021 Becoming Active on Campus SCED 102

Contact Us

Student Support Services

2400 Student Commons Building
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8410
Fax: 309-268-7986

Amy Pawlik

Associate Vice President of Enrollment and Student Support Services
Office: SCB 2406
Phone: 309-268-8249

Dawn Berry

Program Assistant for Athletics and Student Support Services
Office: SCB 2400
Phone: 309-268-8381