Friday, March 10

Applying to Graduate School in STEM
Jennifer Larimore
Is Graduate School for Me? This session will provide students with an overview of life as a graduate student; what it takes to get into graduate school relative to undergraduate research, grades and other experiences, and general guidelines for the application process. 

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Car Maintenance 101
Public Safety
Introduction to basic car maintenance; things you’ll want to know when your car starts to age. Pointers on car care that will extend the life of your auto, emergency kits, what to do if you are involved in an accident, how to change a tire and how to jump start a car. A team of you will walk thru an actual tire change. Limited space available. 

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Empowering Your Future Through Mentorship: Why Every Scottie Should Want A Career Mentor
Kendra Strickland
While at Agnes Scott, you have developed transferable skills you can apply to numerous future career opportunities. This possibility can also be overwhelming. Come learn how a mentorship with an Agnes Scott alumna can provide a supportive relationship that will enhance your personal leadership skills by identifying professional areas of growth. Join this panel discussion with your fellow Scotties, who participated in the SUMMIT Career Mentor pilot in Fall 2016, about the value of their mentorship with an Agnes Scott alumna. Students will share personal stories about how they worked with a mentor to develop their professionalism and inform their plans for the future! 

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Fender Blender
Elizabeth Rowe
Stop by anytime between 8 AM and 12 PM to power your own smoothie! Constructed by Gianni Rodriguez ‘17, our bicycle-powered blender is the perfect way to get in both a little exercise and a nutritious breakfast. We will have a variety of recipes available to try out - all you need is to be ready to pedal! 

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How to Lose 5,000 lbs. of Carbon, Part 2
Elizabeth Rowe
This session will follow an earlier session where we will evaluate how much carbon we were able to lose during Peak Week. We will also spend time creating plans for continuing these daily changes beyond just Peak Week! 

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Hunger 101
Jasmine Payne (Atlanta Community Food Bank)
Hunger 101 is the education project of the Atlanta Community Food Bank. The Food Bank created the very first Hunger 101 Project and curriculum in the early 1990s. Today, many other food banks in the Feeding America network have adopted Hunger 101. Through workshops, online curricula and other creative tools designed for a variety of age groups, Hunger 101 strives to increase awareness about hunger and poverty on the local, state and national levels. Hunger 101 plays an integral role in furthering the Food Bank's mission to fight hunger by engaging, educating and empowering our community. 

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Pitch Karaoke
JLP Prince
You never know who you might meet! Pitches are a useful tool to condense and convey ideas to engage others. Participating in this session will help you overcome public speaking fears, better understand the critical elements of a 90 second pitch, and be comfortable with the concept of failure. 

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Ride Your Bike (or Ours)
Carolyn Cornelison/ Chrys Randolph
This session includes a short bike ride around Decatur. We will include safety tips and the best paths around Decatur. We will ride and get a snack. Limited number of bikes available to checkout. This session requires advance registration. 

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Team Global Challenge Closing Reception
Regine Jackson 

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The Chemistry of Wine
Ellen Humphreys
Students (who are 21 or older) are invited to visit a winery in North Georgia as part of an initiative to demonstrate practical applications for their chemistry knowledge. Students will visit a winery in North Georgia, specifically the Ellijay region, and participate in a tasting and a tour at the winery. The tour will highlight the chemistry behind wine-making as well as the locally grown resources. Fermentation practices and the finishing of wine (tannin and sulfite addition and concentrations) will be focused on. Additionally, student may have the opportunity to taste wine at different stages in the fermentation process. By engaging students in a local industry (the grapes are grown in Georgia) and connecting part of everyday life to the knowledge they gain at Agnes, students may be inspired to think more locally when they shop and think more critically about how their food and drinks are made. Subsidized tickets are $20. This session requires advance registration. 

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Tips and Tricks for Smartphone Photography
Emily Gwynn and Calvin Burgamy
Interested in taking great photos on your next global or study abroad adventure? Join us for this hands-on session that will cover how to get the most out of your smartphone camera. Students will learn about composition and how to use photo enhancing apps, including Photoshop, a photo editing software that allows users to manipulate, crop, resize, and correct color on digital photos.

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