Sophomore Year Experience

Your sophomore year is an important time in your academic career at Agnes Scott.  Not only will you declare your major by the end of the year, you will also use this year to plan for co-curricular opportunities in research, study abroad and professional endeavors.   We encourage you to attend all of the events you can and connect with your SUMMIT Advisor on developing a plan for taking advantage of the many opportunities available to you this fall.
Check back regularly for new events!

Spring 2019

Health Professions Workshop Series 
Open to First-Years and Sophomores & Dual Degree Nursing Students
Tuesdays: January 22, January 29, and February 5, 2019 | 1:00-1:50 PM, Evans South Dining Room
Be sure to complete the Health Professions Intent Form if you didn't complete it in the fall.
Sponsored by the Office of Academic Advising & Accessible Education & the Science Center for Women

Summer 2019 STEM Scholars Information Session 

Tuesday, January 29
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM or 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bullock Science Center -102W

Thursday, January 31
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM or 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bullock Science Center -102W

Friday, February 1
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bullock Science Center -102W
Sponsored by the Science Center for Women

Study Abroad General Information Session 
Open to all students!
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Alston Luchsinger Lounge
Sponsored by the Center for Global Learning

Personal Statement & Letters of Recommendation Workshop for Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM | Bullock Science Center 108E
Sponsored by the Science Center for Women

Connecting Careers to Majors Panels and Reception
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bullock Science Center
Sponsored by the Office of Internship & Career Development

Personal Statement & Letters of Recommendation Workshop for Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM | 
Bullock Science Center 108E
Sponsored by the Science Center for Women

LGBTQ+ Perspectives on Study Abroad 
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 | 5:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Alston Luchsinger Lounge
Sponsored by the Center for Global Learning

Internship & Job Fair 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Location: Lower Evans
Sponsored by the Office of Internship & Career Development

February 2019 - Peak Week Registration Opens - Date: TBA
Applications for Spring Break & Peak Week Housing Due February 25th.

Sophomore Ring Ceremony
Saturday, February 23, 2019 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Presser Hall, Gaines Chapel
Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement

ARCHE Cross-Registration & Transient Credit Information Session
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Location: Buttrick G-25
Sponsored by the Office of Academic Advising & Accessible Education & the Office of the Registrar

Religion & Study Abroad 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Alston Luchsinger Lounge
Sponsored by the Center for Global Learning
 


Peak Week & Team Global Challenge (TGC)
March 4-8, 2019 | Most Peak Week events will be held in the afternoon, and most TGC events will be held in the morning.
Open to Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
Sponsored by the Center for Global Learning

Agnes Scott College Spring Annual Research Conference (SPARC)
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Bullock Science Center
 
Check back regularly for updates to these events!

 


Past 2018-19 Events

Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King Human Rights and Social Justice Convocation
Friday, January 11, 2019 | 2:00 PM
Gaines Chapel, Presser Hall
This year's speaker is youth organizer and civil rights advocate Mary-Pat Hector. 
See details about the MLK Day of Service on January 21st and other service events here.

Career SUMMIT: Finding and Landing Meaningful Summer Career Opportunities
Monday, January 7, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Campbell Hall 128 - The Frannie
Open to First-Years & Sophomores
RSVP here.
Sponsored by the Office of Internship & Career Development

REU Letter of Recommendation Request Workshop 
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Bullock Science Center BSC-108E
Sponsored by the Science Center for Women

Disabilities & Study Abroad 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Alston Luchsinger Lounge
Sponsored by the Center for Global Learning 

STEM Summer Research Exhibit 
Also known as the "REU Exhibit", the STEM Summer Research Exhibit is a chance to find out about the range of research opportunities available as well as the benefits of research experience from students who’ve been there and to get some advice and encouragement to apply. The event will be open to all students, faculty, staff, and alumnae, with a special invitation to students considering applying for summer STEM research. Coffee and desserts, too!

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | 5:00 PM - 9:000 PM
Bullock Science Center Atrium & Library
Sponsored by the Science Center for Women

REU Personal Statement Workshop 
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Bullock Science Center BSC-108E
Sponsored by the Science Center for Women

Hubert Scholars & Advantage Awards Information Session 
This workshop will explain the application process for Hubert Scholars & Advantage Awards!
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Lower Evans, Rooms A & B
OR
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM, Campbell 215
Sponsored by the Office of Internship & Career Development

Agnes Scott Affiliated Study Abroad Programs Info Session 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lower Evans AB
Sponsored by the Center for Global Learning

 Prepping for REU Personal Statements - NEW! 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Bullock Science Center BSC-111W Computer Lab
Sponsored by the Science Center for Women

Agnes Scott Graduate School Fair
--Graduate School Fair for Agnes Scott Students & Alumnae
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lower Evans 
Sponsored by the Office of Internship & Career Development

LGBTQ+ Perspectives on Study Abroad 
Monday, October 15, 2018 | 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Alston Luchsinger Lounge
Sponsored by the Center for Global Learning

Finding the Right Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Bullock Science Center BSC-108E
Sponsored by the Science Center for Women

Black Student Perspectives on Study Abroad 
Monday, October 22, 2018 | 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Alston Luchsinger Lounge
Sponsored by the Center for Global Learning

REU Search Strategies 
Friday, October 26, 2018 | 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Bullock Science Center BSC-111W Computer Lab
Sponsored by the Science Center for Women

Sophomore Pizza and a Major
Learn more about majors and co-curricular opportunities from Seniors!
Monday, October 8, 2018 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lower Evans Dining Hall | Dinner provided!

Sponsored by the Office of Academic Advising & Accessible Education

Sophomore Scoop
Learn about opportunities in undergraduate research, internships, study abroad and health professions! Refreshments provided!
Thursday, September 20, 2018 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Campbell Hall 128 - The Frannie
Sponsored by the Office of Academic Advising & Accessible Education

Practice Interviews with Alumnae 
Watch for sign-ups. Approved resumes required.
Saturday, September 22, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
Internship & Career Development Conference Room | Ground Level of Buttrick Hall 
Sponsored by the Office of Internship & Career Development

Study Abroad General Information Session 
Open to all students!
Monday, September 24, 2018 | 1:00-2:00 PM
Alston Luchsinger
Sponsored by the Center for Global Learning

Dual Degree in Nursing Information Session
Thursday, September 13, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Bullock Science Center, Teasley Auditorium
Sponsored by the Office of Academic Advising & Accessible Education & the Science Center for Women

Dual Degree in Computer Science & Engineering Information Session
Thursday, September 13, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Bullock Science Center 108E 
Sponsored by the Office of Academic Advising & Accessible Education

Career SUMMIT: Using LinkedIn AND Identifying Your Skills & Strengths Career Development Workshops 
Open to Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors Monday, August 27, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (12:30 PM, Lunch provided)
Campbell Hall 128
RSVP here by August 19th: https://goo.gl/forms/NWihY0T3CA3kTCwb2
Sponsored by the Office of Internship & Career Development

August Group Advising with your SUMMIT Advisor - Sophomore Year Kick-Off!!
Learn about important sophomore year academic milestones and how to best plan for study abroad, undergraduate research, and internship experiences. All Class of 2021 students should attend!
Thursday, August 30, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, Locations vary - Check with your SUMMIT Advisor
Sponsored by the Office of Academic Advising & Accessible Education

Student Organization Fair
Thursday, September 6, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Alston Campus Center
Open to all students
Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement

Academic Success Resource Fair
Meet representatives from various academic support resources on campus including tutoring centers 
Friday, September 7, 2018 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Campbell Hall, Ground Level
Open to all students
Sponsored by the Office of Academic Advising & Accessible Education

Fall 2018 Sophomore Workshop Series
Attend a sophomore workshop series to learn more about co-curricular opportunities and how to better maximize your chance of securing opportunities in the health professions, internships, study abroad and undergraduate research. Sophomores can register for only one workshop series, but are encouraged to continue to sign-up for one-on-one advising with specialty advisors on COMPASS (compass.agnesscott.edu) and attend information sessions throughout the fall and spring! Please contact SUMMIT Advisor, Courtney M. Burton at cburton@agnesscott.edu or at 404-471-5554 with questions regarding this series.

Class of 2021 students can sign-up for one workshop series and registration is required. Seating is limited so you will receive confirmation of registration at a later date. 

Register Here.  

Undergraduate Research Workshop Series - PAST EVENT
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM, Bullock 102W 
Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM, Campbell G-15
Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM, Campbell G-15
Sponsored by the Office of Academic Advising & Accessible Education & the Science Center for Women
 
Health Professions Workshop Series - PAST EVENT
Tuesday, October 2, 2018. 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Buttrick G-4
Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Buttrick G-4
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Buttrick G-4
Be sure to complete the Health Professions Intent Form even if you have submitted it before: HTTPS://goo.gl/forms/Odv2l3UoefvvULrw1 
Sponsored by the Office of Academic Advising & Accessible Education & the Science Center for Women

Study Abroad Workshop Series
Monday, September 24, 1:00 PM, Luchsinger Lounge - Study Abroad General Info Session - Open to all students!
Wednesday, October 10, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Campbell G-15
Wednesday, October 17, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Campbell G-15 
Sponsored by the Office of Academic Advising & Accessible Education & the Center for Global Learning

Internship Exploration Workshop Series
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM, Bullock 111W Computer Lab
Thursday, November 1, 2018, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM, Bullock 111W Computer Lab
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM, Bullock 111W Computer Lab
Sponsored by the Office of Academic Advising & Accessible Education & Office of Internship & Career Development