Stay Connected - Student Interest Groups

Staying connected to classmates, friends, and instructors has never been more important. Whether it's exploring resources, discussing classwork, or sharing new experiences with your online community, our new Student Interest Groups make it easy to develop relationships that make your Durham Tech journey a success. Sign up for a Student Interest Group below.

Gateway to College/Adult High School - Stay Connected

Open to Gateway to College or Adult High School students
Tuesdays, 1 - 2 p.m.

Hey! It's Dr. Mac, a Resource Specialist with the Gateway to College Adult High School Program. I'm inviting you to join me in a virtual space with your peers. In this weekly space, you and other students can share ideas, get resources, and Stay Connected!

Contact: Dr. Dorene MacKinnon

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Student Parent Success Network

Open to all students who are parenting

Being a student while parenting was hard enough before the COVID-19 pandemic! Join this group to stay connected to fellow student parents and:

  • Connect to resources to help manage the struggles of parenting during the pandemic, including educational tools for you and your kids, resources to keep your kids busy at home, and essentials to keep your family healthy
  • Stay in the loop about parent-specific resources on campus and in the community
  • Access a parent-specific Sakai site with detailed resources, message boards, and more
  • Be invited to participate in virtual group meetings with your fellow student parents to vent, share strategies, and support each other

Contact: Maggie West

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Non-US Citizen Students - Virtual Advising Drop-In Sessions

Open to all non-US citizen students, including refugees, asylees, undocumented, DACA, visa holders, and others

Join this weekly session every Thursday at 11 a.m. to hear updates from International Student Services, ask questions, and share feedback.

Contact: Heidi White

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F-1 International Students - Virtual Advising Drop-In Sessions

Open to international students at Durham Tech on F-1 visas

Join this weekly session every Thursday at 1 p.m. to hear updates from International Student Services, ask questions, and share feedback

Contact: Heidi White

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Surviving Online Learning Environments (S.O.L.E.)

Open to all Durham Tech students

The S.O.L.E. (group is designed to provide a space for students to share and discuss tips and strategies for succeeding and excelling in their online classes. Through the content in S.O.L.E., students will feel confident and ready to 'step' into online success!

Contact: Deidre Yancey and Del Williams

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Let's Cope!

Open to all Durham Tech students

This group supports Durham Tech students that are looking for a safe space to discuss anxiety and other issues that students may experience due to Covid-19. The group will focus on sharing experiences and coping skills. The group meets every Tuesday at 11 a.m. and Thursday at 3 p.m.

Information sheets from past meetings:

Contact: LaKe’a Teel or Letoria Brown

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