Tuesday, Sept. 19th, 2023
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Student Success Day

Student Success Day is a student-centered event featuring a keynote speaker, one-on-one faculty time, and sessions designed to support students as they navigate college. This college-wide event will be held on Tuesday, September 19. The day includes a keynote, workshops and opportunities to develop strategies, skills, and tactics to achieve success as a student at Inver Hills.

Registration is encouraged, but not required.

Inver Hills Students


Keynote Presentation at 11 a.m. in the Gym:

Join philanthropist, photojournalist, speaker, and first-generation college student, Saul Flores for an hour exploring grit. From getting accepted to college to landing your dream job, grit is what makes us truly great. Regardless of our background, status, or intelligence, grit is the great equalizer. In this program, Saul explains how students can harness the power of grit to work toward purpose-driven goals. Using storytelling, discussion, and practical exercises, students will feel empowered to develop gritty habits and use grit as a tool for navigating the college journey.

Attend sessions throughout the day on a variety of topics, such as:

  • Test taking strategies, time management, and study skills
  • Financial resources, scholarships, and money management
  • Career and transfer planning
  • Strategies for success in online classes
  • Mental health and wellness
  • Tips for dealing with test anxiety and ways to relieve stress
  • And more!

FREE Pizza: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the College Center Cafeteria (1st floor)


*Pre-recorded videos are available for those who are unable to attend in person.