Student Success Day Spring 2020

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Keynote Speaker: T. Mychael Rambo

Student Success Day (SSD) for spring semester is Tuesday, February 25, 2020. SSD is dedicated to helping students focus on their college goals and learn about campus resources. Time will be provided for students to meet with faculty one on one.

Full-semester day classes (face-to-face and hybrid) are cancelled to allow student, staff and faculty to participate in success-oriented events. Online courses, accelerated courses (first 8 weeks), nursing clinicals and off-campus courses may be held as usual. Please note that February 25, 2020, is also precinct caucuses day, so no events can be held after 6 p.m.

WHAT: Student Success Day Spring 2020

WHEN: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

WHERE: Inver Hills Campus

2500 80th Street East
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076


More than 60 success-oriented sessions to attend on SSD

  • Study Skills
  • Career Information
  • Transfer Information
  • Test-Taking Strategies
  • Tips for Dealing with Test Anxiety
  • Travel Opportunities
  • Campus Resources
  • Time Management
  • Ways to Relieve Stress and Anxiety
  • Money Management
  • Student Clubs
  • And more!

Student Success Day Program

Online sessions also available

Here are some sessions you might wish to attend:

  • What I Wish I Had Known My 1st Semester of College
  • Leadership Is Within YOU!
  • Sustainability: Initiatives at Inver Hills
  • Chair Yoga
  • Using Psychological Research to Succeed
  • Math Study Skills and Meet Math Tutors
  • Careers in Anthropology
  • The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Students
  • Student Trip to Puerto Rico
  • Funding Your Education
  • Testing Anxiety Tips
  • Meditation Methods for Love, Health, and Calm
  • Web/Podcasting Recording Studio
  • Game of Life: Financial Education Interactive Game & Resource Fair
  • A Defiant Requiem

SSD Frequently Asked Questions

College Fair

Same day as Student Success Day: February 25, 2020
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
College Center
1st and 2nd floor hallways

Keynote speaker

T. Mychael Rambo
T. Mychael Rambo

This year’s keynote speaker is T. Mychael Rambo, a Regional Emmy Award-winning actor, vocalist, arts educator, and community organizer. His talk, “Make Them Hear You,” is an interactive and motivational look at how we use our voice, our actions and our intentions to take bold steps toward meeting our academic and personal outcomes.

T. Mychael Rambo’s presentation will be at 10 a.m. and at 5 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre. The 5 p.m. session will be open to the public, so feel free to invite friends and family. A shout-out to Student Life and the Black Student Union, who are supplementing the fee for this fabulous speaker.

SSD Keynote Speaker

WHO: T. Mychael Rambo
WHEN: 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
WHERE: Fine Arts Theatre

NOTE: 5 p.m. presentation is open to the public

Inver Hills is celebrating the college’s 50th Anniversary.

T. Mychael Rambo bio

T. Mychael Rambo is a Regional Emmy Award-winning actor, vocalist, arts educator and public speaker who has made an indelible mark in the Twin Cities, performing principle roles at a number of area venues, including:

  • Guthrie Theater
  • Penumbra Theater
  • Ten Thousand Things Theater
  • Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
  • Illusion Theater
  • Mixed Blood Theatre
  • Park Square Theatre
  • Children’s Theatre Company

Outside the Twin Cities, Mr. Rambo’s stage credits include Carnegie Hall and performances in Africa, Europe and South America. He has appeared in local and national television commercials, feature films, HBO miniseries and other television programming.

Mr. Rambo had the honor of singing the National Anthem for U.S. presidents, Barak Obama and Jimmy Carter. He is an accomplished residency artist and affiliate professor in the College of ‪Liberal Arts, Theatre Arts and Dance at the University of Minnesota.

Mr. Rambo has released two popular CDs: Simply, a collection of jazz standards, The Gift: A Christmas with Love, a selection of original and holiday classics.

As a public speaker, Mr. Rambo shares his motivational skill set by lacing together spirited anecdotal storytelling, insightful observations, levity and song. His interactive presentation is thought-provoking, transformative and truly enriching.

Student Success Day Fall 2019 gallery

View more event photos by visiting the Flickr album:

Student Success Day Fall 2019

Learn more about Student Success Day by contacting:

Lauren Johnson
Mathematics Faculty
Student Success Day Coordinator

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