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Student Success Series

When it comes to learning skills that will help you reach your goals, there’s no better place than Columbus State. In addition to our outstanding academics, we are committed to helping our students develop life skills that contribute to overall wellbeing and success.

Each semester, Student Success Workshops are offered free of charge to current students, covering the topics listed below. Additional workshops are added throughout the semester, so be sure to check the calendar often for the most up-to-date schedule of events.

Check back in January for a list of Spring 2019 workshop dates, times, and locations.

Earn a $100 Scholarship!

Attend five workshops in the Student Success in a single semester, and you will receive a $100 scholarship:

  • Students must attend five workshops in total.
  • Students MUST sign in at each workshop to be counted present.
  • Qualifying students will receive a $100 scholarship, credited to their Columbus State account.

NOTE: Students already attending Columbus State on a full-tuition scholarship may request a $100 gift card to the Columbus State Bookstore in lieu of the scholarship award.

List of Scholarship Eligible Workshops

Spring 2019 dates will be posted in January. Check back then, and visit out Connect portal to RSVP.

Academic Planning and Skill Building

Get a Great Start with Blackboard: Blackboard Open Labs

Transferring after Columbus State: Everything you need to know

Campus and Community Engagement


Get Involved: Student Groups and Events

Service and Volunteering: Getting Started

Join the Lead: Leadership 101


Career and Leadership Development

Explore Your Career Options

Job Search and Interviewing



Diversity and Global Awareness

Safe Zone: Supporting the LGBTQI+

Study Abroad

Healthy Relationships



Don't get dropped! Understanding CSCC Fees and Payment Options

FAFSA Assistance Workshops 

Scholarship Application Workshop: Want to increase your odds of getting free money? 

Budgeting: Innovative Ways to Make Your Money Work for You




Health and Wellness

Introduction to Self-Defense

Total Personal Wellness



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