Howard College - Big Spring, Lamesa, San Angelo, SWCID


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Howard College's Developmental Education Program has identified 10 Essential Elements of Success In College  (PARACHUTES)

P ersistence — Persist by showing up and being prepared for class
A ttitude --- Attitude impacts your success
R esilience --- Be resilient; know that you can overcome obstacles
A cceptance --- Accept new ways of thinking; keep an open mind in order to learn and grow
C ommitment --- Commit to college success; invest time, energy, money and resources in order to be successful
H elp — Ask for help and use college resources (tutoring, advising, and student support services)
U nderstanding — Seek to understand course work
T eam Work --- Practice team work; show respect towards classmates, instructors, tutors and student support services
E ffort --- Put forth effort and energy to complete course work
S eek Support --- Build a network of people that support your college and career goals
Howard College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, veteran's status or any other protected class in its programs, activities, admission, or employment practices.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Director of Human Resources, 1001 Birdwell Lane, Big Spring, TX 79720, 432-264-5100.  For further information on the policy of non-discrimination, visit this link for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area.