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Integrity. Diversity. Accountability. Advocacy.. MCACES is the student association for Continuing Education (CE) and Distance Education (DE) Students.

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1 Integrity. Diversity. Accountability. Advocacy.

2 MCACES is the student association for Continuing Education (CE) and Distance Education (DE) Students at Mohawk College, the only association of its kind in Canada! Each year, approximately students enroll in our Continuing Education Programs and automatically become members MCACES is managed through a 10 member volunteer board of CE students, and employs 8 staff members, all of whom have experience being Continuing Education Students and are committed to ensuring your time at Mohawk College is enjoyable Congratulations on starting your new course!

3 This presentation will examine a variety of different ways MCACES enhances the lifelong learning experiences of our membership. MCACES provides the following to our students: Publications Programs & Services Personal & Professional Development Seminars Special Events including Orientation Weeks & Used Book Sale Financial Aid Assistance & CE Work Study Program Access to facilities including the MCACES Resource Centre (Fennell) How can we help you?

4 Nighthawk HandbookNewsclips Newsletter Published AnnuallyPublished each semester Day-Timer and Handbook which includes information about College services, information, and related policies and procedures Informative and timely information relating to current events pertaining to MCACES programs and services Publications To pick up your copy, please visit the MCACES Centre!

5 Could you benefit from having a Peer Tutor? Tutoring offers one-on-one assistance for students having difficulties in specific courses, with 2 hours of assistance available to students per week. Would you like to become a Tutor? If you have achieved 75% in any of your courses last semester, and could use some extra money, why not help other students and get paid for it? For more information, contact Sandi Johnston, Peer Tutor Coordinator or Or the Student Life Office at the Brantford Campus Peer Tutoring Program Students supporting Students

6 Career Search & Transition Assistance Obtain assistance with creating or critiquing important components of your career search including résumé and cover letter critiquing, mock interviewing and professional portfolios, in person or online Resources Access our dynamic online career resource centre, including labour market information and Employment Advisement blog Special Events & Career Development Opportunities Workshops and seminars offered regularly Job Fairs and Job Search Expos bring professionals on campus For more information, contact Lidia Siino, Employment Advisor at: ext. 3576, or Or the Student Life Office at the Brantford Campus Employment Advisement

7 Attendants are available to walk you to your car, bus stop or home in the surrounding community Walks are available Monday-Thursday, 6:30pm-10:30pm during the Fall & Winter semesters (Fennell Campus ) To arrange a walk, please contact us: By Phone: By Walk Smart Attendant Program

8 Personal Counselling Services are available Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm For more information, please call Academic Counselling Not sure which courses to take? Evening services available: Educational planning Academic problem solving Services are available every Thursday 4:30pm – 7:30pm For more information, please call Or the Student Life Office at the Brantford Campus Personal & Academic Counselling

9 Awards & Bursaries Awards are available for students who meet established criteria and excel within their respective Certificate and Diploma Programs Bursaries such as the Ontario Special Bursary Program are available for students who meet criteria while demonstrating financial need CE Work Study Program The work study program allows students to work part-time at Mohawk College while attending Continuing Education courses Students work on campus while developing employability skills Additional Financial Aid Information and Work Study Positions is available at all MCACES Offices or at Financial Assistance

10 5. Access our Programs, Services, Seminars and Special Events 4. Become part of our social networking community! MCACES is on Twitter: a Facebook group: MCACES and hosts a live chat online at 3. Nominate your instructor for an Instructor Appreciation Award 2. Let us know how we’re doing! Provide us with feedback through our NightSpeak student feedback tool 1. Gain valuable volunteer and leadership experience by applying to join the MCACES Board of Directors Top 5 Ways You Can Become An Active MCACES Member:

11 Seminars (Fennell Campus) Nutrition Seminar (October 5 th & 7 th ) APA Writing Seminar (October 15 th ) Networking & The Hidden Job Market Seminar (October 20 th ) Success in the Workplace Seminar (October 22 nd ) Special Events MCACES 25 th Anniversary Celebration (October 16 th ) MCACES Job Search Expo (November 17 th & 18 th ) Creative Arts Painting Sale (November 24 th, Brantford) (November 25 th & November 26 th Fennell) Winter Registration Opens on November 23 rd ! Upcoming Dates To Remember:

12 Allow us to enhance your lifelong learning experience! For more information or to speak with a MCACES staff member, please contact or visit MCACES at your campus: Visit us online!

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