Faculty and Staff are All-In for 'Student Success'

Contributed by Carrie Viohl I will admit that I rolled my eyes at the discovery that Southern Regional Technical College compels all students to take a class called “Student Success.” I am nearly 40. I am not fresh out of high school, and I have spent most of my adult life auto-didactically learning without the benefit of a Student Success class. I was pretty sure that I would be just fine without that class. I’d once felt the same way about the required “Introduction to...



Move On When Ready - A Parent's Perspective

Contributed by Carrie Viohl When I was a young mom of two toddlers, I felt pretty sure that I had the parenting thing figured out. Read a lot of books aloud, play imagination games on the floor, spend plenty of time exploring outside, feed a variety of good foods, bathe them on occasion, and give a lot of hugs. Easy! In truth, my husband and I have been blessed with really great kids, but as they race towards adulthood, we are realizing that helping them make choices in their teenage...