Journey to Success

Upcoming Events and Other Information for Your Success


Hello! You are receiving this email because you have requested to receive a Success Coach or your instructor has recommended you to the Journey to Success program at El Centro!

The focus of this program is to get you connected to someone (a Success Coach) that can help empower you to reach your goals. If you are not sure who your Success Coach is or haven't been contacted by your Success Coach, please notify me and I'll make sure you get connected!

There are a few events below that we would love to see you at, please feel free to join us!

For more information about the Journey to Success program, visit our website.

~Elizabeth Flash
Journey to Success
Retention Coordinator

Upcoming Events

Test Prep & Study Skills Workshop

Wednesday, Oct. 31st 2012 at 11:15am-12:15pm

Room B269, El Centro - Main Campus

Join Mary Wood from the Learning Center as she reviews proven strategies to prepare and study for your midterms.

Light refreshments will be served.
Hosted by: Journey to Success, The Learning Center, and the Office of Student Life

Student Leadership Academy

Friday, Nov. 2nd 2012 at 10am-1pm

Room W146, El Centro - West Campus

You have what it takes to lead! See how your leadership qualities can help you be more effective in the classroom and the work world!

For more information, please contact Toni Holloway, 972-391-1418.

De-Stress Before You Test

Wednesday, Nov. 7th 2012 at 12:30-2pm

Room W146, El Centro - West Campus

To help battle your racing heart beat as you enter the classroom to take your exam, attend this workshop. It will be sure to improve your skills on dealing with test anxiety and stress.

Hosted by: Toni Holloway, West Campus

How Do You See It? A Round Table Discussion

Thursday, Nov. 8th 2012 at 1-2pm

Room B269, El Centro - Main Campus

This awesome networking event provides the opportunity to discuss topics that matter to you, individuals who want to reach success.

Light refreshments will be served

Please RSVP to the Evite you received, so we can have a headcount for refreshments.

Hosted by: Journey to Success, Sister to Sister, Brother to Brother

Success Tips From Journey to Success Coaches and Faculty

  • Eat brain healthy foods to help you succeed in your classes. -Manasseh Lee, Success Coach
  • Keep a working phone number and email address on file with the school. -Velma Allen, Success Coach
  • Time management is THE most important skill you need to be successful. -Pam Farley, Success Coach
  • Slow down your breathing to a full 5 seconds on inhale and a full 5 seconds on exhale. -Cassandra Bowell, Math Faculty
  • Ask for Help. -Chori Miller, Success Coach
  • Set a goal. Make a plan. Tell someone. Follow through.

Scholarship Info

Be on the lookout for an email containing scholarships available from the DCCCD Foundation. Or start your search now at

Journey to Success: El Centro College

Elizabeth Flash
Retention Coordinator