MCC Learning Commons helping students destress before finals

Mike Mendenhall, MCC Success Coach, with freshman Dylan Sippel, Golf Coast, Australia.
Monday, December 5, 2022

Mike Mendenhall, Success Coach in the McCook Community College Learnings Commons, delivers snacks to freshman Dylan Sippel, Golf Coast, Australia, Monday as part of a “destressing initiative” for students in the week leading up to final exams Dec. 12-15. Learning Commons staff will be doing a variety of activities this week. On Monday students made their own stress balls. On Tuesday, the staff will serve up pizza, on Wednesday there will be s’mores. Students will make holiday ornaments Thursday and buttons Friday, with snacks, a scavenger hunt, hot cocoa and quality time with Shenzi, the MPCC therapy dog.