Project Link February

What's Happening this month with Project Link @ MCC?

What to keep up with what's going on for the month or see if there are new updates? Keep coming back and checking out Project Link's monthly newsletter! I will post everything that is going on this month as I learn about them and any changes that may come up you should know about.

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Mission

Project Link’s mission is to create a college going culture by linking Waco students to post-secondary education and workforce opportunities. We are devoted to challenging and supporting students to reach their full potential by advocating success through personal discovery, academic growth, and community involvement.


Vision

Our vision is to promote a culture of students who desire to graduate from high school and pursue college or workforce opportunities, preparing them to become effective contributors to society.


Education. Workforce. Community. Success.

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Volunteer Opportunity

help us to have a mcc presence at this event!

Currently, we have 24 volunteers from University High School and 27 volunteers from La Vega High School.


Where are my MCC friends?

29th Annuall Really Big Fishing Event for Very Special People

Members of the Project Link team from La Vega High School, University High School, McLennan Community College, & Texas State Technical College have the opportunity to volunteer at the 29th Annual Really Big Fishing Event for Very Special People.


This event runs from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Heart of Texas Fair Grounds: Extraco Creative Arts and Exhibits Building, 4601 Bosque Blvd, Waco TX.


All volunteers will received free breakfast and lunch. Documentation of your volunteer hours will be provided, and for volunteering, you get a free Project Link t-shirt.


If you're interested in volunteering, please RSVP at the following link and let me know your t-shirt size. CLICK HERE TO RSVP

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Project Link 2016 Workshops for February

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 3:00-4:00 p.m. - CANCELED (DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT) :(

Study Skills 5.0: Note-Taking

Speaker: Monique Hoskins

Location: Aberdeen - 2nd Floor of the Student Services Center in Student Development


Thursday, February 11, 2016, 3:00-4:00 p.m. CANCELED (DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT) :(

Searching & Applying for Scholarships

Speaker: Shelly Cotten

Location: Aberdeen - 2nd Floor of the Student Services Center in Student Development


Friday, February 19, 2016, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Becoming Assertive in a Diverse World

Speaker: Claudette Jackson

Location: Highlander Room - 3rd Floor of the Student Services Center


Thursday, February 25. 2016, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Online Research: Tips for Finding Credible Websites

Speaker: Sharon Kenan

Location: Aberdeen - 2nd Floor of the Student Services Center in Student Development


Please RSVP for the workshops you're planning to attend by clicking here to RSVP.

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Other Opportunities

First time doing your own taxes? Not sure where to even start?


The Ron E. Smith Academy of Business and Finance, A.J. Moore Academies at University High School, has begun its 12th year serving the Central Texas Community in providing free income tax preparation services. To date, these students have prepared 18,060 electronic returns, with over $29,137,920.00 in total refunds. This service continues to be nationally recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as the largest student run Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) in the country.



The UHS site will be open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM starting January 21, 2016 and ending April 15, 2016.


Site Name: A.J. Moore Tax Service @ University High School

Location: University High School

Days: Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday

Hours: 5-8 p.m.

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Important Dates @ MCC February 2016

February 11

  • Financial Aid Balance Disbursement for First-Time Loan Borrowers - If you are a freshman-level student who has not previously received Direct Loans, your Direct Loan funds will be disbursed on this date - as long as you have accepted your loans in WebAdvisor and completed your Master Promissory Note and completed Loan Entrance Counseling at studentloans.gov.


February 12

  • Last Day for Student-Initiated Withdrawals from First 8-Week Classes - After this date, students cannot withdraw themselves from classes. Learn more about how to drop a class.

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February 2016 Activities @ MCC

Tuesday, February 2, 2016


Texas Tech Transfer Fair

9am - Learning Technology Center


Hispanic Student Association Meeting

2pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Student Council Meeting

2:30pm - Student Services Center


MCC Sunrise Rotaract Club Meeting

7:30pm - Mathematics


Get to Know Your Student Council

Join the Student Council members for a Hot Cocoa Bar.

8pm - Student Services Center


Wednesday, February 3, 2016


Baptist Student Ministries Lunch

12:30pm - Student Services Center


Highlassies Softball vs. Coastal Bend

Doubleheader

1pm - Bosque River Ballpark


NAMI on Campus Support Group Meeting

2:45pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Get to Know Your Student Council

Join the Student Council members for a Hot Cocoa Bar.

8pm - Student Services Center


Thursday, February 4, 2016


Veteran Writes Workshop: Learning to Share Your Story

The Writer's Garret presents at McLennan Community College a FREE multi-day writing workshop for veterans, every Thursday evening in February.
6pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Friday, February 5, 2016


Sigma Phi Sigma Meeting

12pm - Emergency Services Education Center


Phi Theta Kappa Meeting

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members only

1pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Saturday, February 6, 2016


Highlassies & Highlanders Basketball vs. Weatherford College

Women's game followed by men's game.

2pm - The Highlands


Tuesday, February 9, 2016


Hispanic Student Association Meeting

2pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Student Council Meeting

2:30pm - Student Services Center


History Club Meeting

4pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Wednesday, February 10, 2016


Baptist Student Ministries Lunch

12:30pm - Student Services Center


Highlassies Softball vs. Trinity Valley

Doubleheader

1pm - Bosque River Ballpark


McLennan Pride Meeting

McLennan Pride is a LGBTQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and straight Allies) group for McLennan and University Center stud…

4pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Thursday, February 11, 2016


Love is in the Air Valentine Affair

11am - Learning Technology Center


Radiologic Technology Information Session

2pm - Health Professions


Veteran Writes Workshop: Learning to Share Your Story

The Writer's Garret presents at McLennan Community College a FREE multi-day writing workshop for veterans, every Thursday evening in February.
6pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Friday, February 12, 2016


Phi Theta Kappa Meeting

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members only

12pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Highlanders Baseball vs. Midland

2pm - Bosque River Ballpark


Saturday, February 13, 2016


Highlanders Baseball vs. Midland

Doubleheader

12pm - Bosque River Ballpark


Highlassies Softball vs. Kilgore

Doubleheader

1pm - Bosque River Ballpark


Highlassies Basketball vs. Cisco College

2pm - The Highlands


Tuesday, February 16, 2016


Hispanic Student Association Meeting

2pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Student Council Meeting

2:30pm - Student Services Center


Student Veterans of America Meeting

2:30pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Faculty Jazz Concert

7:30pm - Music & Theatre Arts


MCC Sunrise Rotaract Club Meeting

7:30pm - Mathematics


Wednesday, February 17, 2016


Highlassies Softball vs. Iowa Western

Doubleheader

12pm - Bosque River Ballpark


Baptist Student Ministries Lunch

12:30pm - Student Services Center


NAMI on Campus Meeting

2:45pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Thursday, February 18, 2016


Veteran Writes Workshop: Learning to Share Your Story

The Writer's Garret presents at McLennan Community College a FREE multi-day writing workshop for veterans, every Thursday evening in February.
6pm - Michaelis Academic Center


McLennan Theatre presents "Once Upon a Mattress"

7:30pm - Ball Performing Arts Center


Friday, February 19, 2016


Phi Theta Kappa Meeting

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members only

12pm - Michaelis Academic Center


McLennan Theatre presents "Once Upon a Mattress"

7:30pm - Ball Performing Arts Center


Saturday, February 20, 2016


Highlassies & Highlanders Basketball vs. Temple College

Women's game followed by men's game.

2pm - The Highlands


McLennan Theatre presents "Once Upon a Mattress"

7:30pm - Ball Performing Arts Center


Monday, February 22, 2016


Highlanders Baseball vs. Tyler

1pm - Bosque River Ballpark


Tuesday, February 23, 2016


Hispanic Student Association Meeting

2pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Student Council Meeting

2:30pm - Student Services Center


History Club Meeting

4pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Wednesday, February 24, 2016


Baptist Student Ministries Lunch

12:30pm - Student Services Center


Highlassies Softball vs. San Jacinto

Doubleheader

1pm - Bosque River Ballpark


McLennan Pride Meeting

McLennan Pride is a LGBTQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and straight Allies) group for McLennan and University Center stud…

4pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Thursday, February 25, 2016


Veteran Writes Workshop: Learning to Share Your Story

The Writer's Garret presents at McLennan Community College a FREE multi-day writing workshop for veterans, every Thursday evening in February.
6pm - Michaelis Academic Center


Wind Ensemble Concert

7:30pm - Ball Performing Arts Center


Friday, February 26, 2016


Phi Theta Kappa Meeting

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members only

12pm - Michaelis Academic Center

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Job Flash - Current Job Listings

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Upcoming Events You Should Know About @ MCC

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like a friendly reminder or to be notified of last minute changes?

Subscribe to MCC's Project Link Remind 101 class. By subscribing, you'll receive reminders of upcoming events and notifications of last minute opportunities or changes. Another great way to stay informed!


To subscribe, following the directions below.

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As a reminder, as your Project Link Coordinator, I am here to support and guide you throughout your journey at MCC, both academically and personally.

I can help you with:

College & Academic Support

  • Career & Self-Exploration & Advising
  • Educational Planning
  • Transfer Exploration & Advising
  • Financial Aid & Scholarship Assistance
  • College Transitioning
  • Goal Setting
  • Organizational Skills
  • Study Skills
  • Test Strategies
  • Tutoring Options
  • Note-taking Skills…and more


Personal & Life Coaching

  • Self-Awareness
  • Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • College to Career Transitioning
  • Campus & Community Resources
  • Leadership Opportunities…and more.


If you would like to schedule a time to meet, please CLICK HERE.

Natalie G. James M.Ed.

Project Link Coordinator, McLennan Community College