MYTH BUSTER: So, tell the truth…how did you imagine your first college professor to be? Were you expecting someone intimidating and unapproachable?
You were proven wrong, weren’t you?!?!
As you may have experienced already, SCC has the most down-to-earth, personable, outgoing, and enthusiastic professors who are eager to share their knowledge and expertise with students.
Hey…you might even think that they are C-O-O-L! Some of your professors are probably on social media, take selfies, and use hashtags. #sccprofessorsarecool
(NOTE: Even if your professors are active members of social media, it does NOT mean that you should search their names to “friend” or “follow” them!)
THE REAL DEAL: Your professors at Sacramento City College care about your learning experiences and want you to do your best. They strive to keep their classrooms as a positive environment where students and professors are able to engage in insightful, challenging, and meaningful discussions. And, get this, many professors are actually former SCC students who have been down your same path and have chosen to return to their former campus to inspire students!
Whether you are a new or continuing student, there are certain behaviors, mannerisms, and actions that your professors expect from you in college. Some things are quite obvious – like do all your homework and attend class on time – but, surprisingly, many forget that college is a place where maturity, respect, and courtesy are expected from each student.
The four pages below include strategies and tips directly from your professors at Sacramento City College. Each comment that was forwarded was thoughtfully written with the best intentions to help students succeed in the classroom!
As one professor stated “College is a gift to yourself. Immerse yourself in learning, take it all in, and appreciate the time you have to come to school. It’s one of the only activities in life that is all about you.”
Thank you to all the faculty that participated in this activity!