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Locations:
The FNU CARES is available at all campuses!
Hialeah Campus – JR503 and JR505
South Campus – Resource Room
Training Center – Resource Room

Mission:
The QEP mission aligns with the institution’s goal to provide well-rounded student success structures to support educational programs and encourage a holistic approach to the growth and development of the students. (Aligned with Institutional Goal IV)

Definitions:
Academic readiness: An innovative collaboration between students and faculty designed to develop the foundational, and continuously evolving, skill set required to achieve academic success.

Career preparedness: An ongoing process of preparing career-focused graduates capable of succeeding in a dynamic and ever-changing workforce.

Goals:
Goal 1: To contribute to a student’s life-long success by providing services to advance student academic readiness and career preparedness. (Aligned with Institutional Goal I)
Goal 2: To provide quality education by advancing the faculty’s proficiency in the art of teaching through targeted professional development activities addressing best practices, cutting-edge pedagogy, and faculty-student interactions. (Aligned with Institutional Goals I and II)

Services:

  • Skills development
    • Time management
    • Test taking
    • Note taking
  • Mindfulness
    • Stress Reduction
    • Anxiety Management
    • Focusing Your Mind
    • Enhancing Creativity
    • Enhancing Concentration
  • Academic writing proficiency
    • Evaluation and selection of research sources
    • Library literacy / FNU resources
    • Plagiarism
    • APA style
  • English Language Development
    • Proficiency
    • Fluency
    • Conversational
    • Career Focused
  • Tutoring
    • Peer tutoring
    • Faculty tutoring
  • Advising
    • All students
    • At risk students
  • Professionalism
    • Continuous Learning
    • Adaptability
    • Decision Making
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Creativity
    • Resilience
    • Oral and Written Communication Skills
    • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
    • Digital Competency

Student Success Resources:
Writing Studio – open to all students and faculty for writing support.
Library Services – open to all students for support with finding resources and scholarly articles.
Virtual Tutoring – Tutor.com is available 24/7 to all students for tutoring on a wide array of subjects.
Virtual Grammar Help –  Grammarly.com is available 24/7 to all students.
Mindfulness Resources – free resources on mindfulness and stress reduction.
Note Taking Tips – free tips on how to improve grades with better note taking skills.