Thursday, March 9

Applying to Graduate School in the Public Health
Na'Taki Osborne
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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Black Immigrants Here and There Film Festival
Regine Jackson
3- 4 films about the black immigrant/refugee experience in the US, France, UK, and South Africa. This session is related to SOC/AS 310: "The 'Other' African Americans" taught by Professor Regine Jackson, but neither enrollment in the course nor prior knowledge is required to participate. Popcorn and refreshments will be served.

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Brown Bag Lecture Series
Regine Jackson
Informal lunchtime talks featuring area scholars, professionals and activists, including Dr. Ashante Reese (Anthropology at Spelman College), Dr. Craig Hadley (Anthropology at Emory University), and Pete Miller (Food Service Director at Agnes Scott College). 

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Camping and Glamping: Powered by the Girl Scouts
Beth Messer, Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta
Do you want to find out how to get outdoors and have some fun? All while trying not to rough it too much? Who better to show you how than…..the Girl Scouts. We have been camping for over 100 years and it just gets better and better.

Come prepared to relax outside and learn some new skills. We will be doing some skill building about fire building, cooking, fun activities outdoors and more. If you have a camp chair bring that.

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Digital Portfolios for Juniors
D-Center Tutors & Summiyah Siddeeq
Looking for a job in fashion or applying to a business grad school and want to show off your internship experience? Using a digital portfolio and resume can give you that special edge! Join us for a Session where we will provide ideas on how Juniors and Seniors can create a digital portfolio and/or visual resume that will enhance their postgraduate opportunities. 

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Dress for Success
Irene Foran
Are you looking for an internship or job and need professional attire? Sign up to have a Dress for Success stylist provide you with a free professional outfit to start your interview process experience with confidence! Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. This session requires advance registration. 

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Grocery Bingo
Jennifer Duncan
Win free groceries and enjoy snacks with friends during good ol' fashioned bingo! 

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Healthy Hygiene: Back to the Basics
Kendra Gamble and Marcia Peters
Taking care of your skin means more than just using soap and water. Join us for this intimate workshop where we will discuss skin types and how to properly care for them, personal hygiene, and "taking it off" the truth about hair removal. Participants will create an exfoliating scrub for personal use. 

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Horseback Riding
Carolyn Cornelison
Visit a horse farm, learn about the horses and their care. Each participant will work with the horses and get to go on at least a 20 minute ride horse ride. Cost $20. Transportation provided. This session requires advance registration.

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Junior Achievement Discovery Zone Service Project
JLP Prince
Students will participate in a day of service at Junior Achievement's Discovery Zone. Students will work with middle school students completing a capstone experience related to financial literacy education that they have completed in their classes. This session requires advance registration. 

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LinkedIn 101
Catherine Johansson
In this session, students will be introduced to LinkedIn, the major online professional network. They'll learn ways to showcase their knowledge, skills, and experiences through a LinkedIn profile as well as how to follow industry news/groups and connect with others to share information and discover career opportunities. This workshop is a required pre-requisite for participation in the SUMMIT Career Mentor program. 

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Money Management
Rachel Burke
This session will focus on healthy money management tips and practices that can help one avoid the pitfalls of debt accumulation as well as devise a strategy to get out of debt. 

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Post-Agnes Success
Dawn Killenberg and Kimberly Weaver
Designed for juniors and seniors, this session will help students navigate life post-Agnes - life as a renter, relocator, car owner, credit card holder, employee (selecting benefits, evaluating job options) and for some, student loan (or other debt) repayer. Part-budgeting - part-life planning. 

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Soul Food Remix
Regine Jackson
Explore the diversity of Black food cultures in Atlanta with a culinary tour (restaurants include Soul Veg, Island Cafe, Desta Ethiopian restaurant). This session is related to SOC/AS 310: "The 'Other' African Americans" taught by Profesor Regine Jackson, but neither enrollment in the course nor prior knowledge is required to participate. Students will be responsible for the cost of their food. This session requires advance registration. 

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Southface Energy Institute Career Trek
Elizabeth Rowe
Southface Energy Institute is a sustainability non-profit committed to promoting sustainable homes, workplaces and communities in metro-Atlanta. Through education, research, advocacy and technical assistance, Southface has become a model of regional sustainability. This career trek will include a tour of Southface’s Eco Office and the opportunity to engage with their younger staff on what it takes to start a career in sustainability. This session requires advance registration. 

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Sushi Making
Doug Fantz
Spend a morning making sushi. We'll first visit the Dekalb Farmers Market for ingredients, followed by a sushi-making class before lunch. Learn to make basic sushi rolls - tuna roll, California roll, bagel roll - and create new ones. This session requires advance registration. 

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Sustainability in Food Panel
Elizabeth Rowe
Participants of TGC will have the opportunity to hear from sustainability representatives from Agnes Scott College, Emory University and Kennesaw State University about how these three campuses integrate food into their sustainability initiatives. From demonstration gardens to farmers markets, each campus has a unique approach to food that highlights the strengths of their campus. This panel will show participants the diversity of options in food systems for colleges and universities. 

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Tree Inventory
Elizabeth Rowe
Join the college’s arborist, Chris Hughes, to learn how to identify trees and assist in inventorying trees on campus. Participants will have the opportunity to utilize GPS and radar equipment to measure trees in a specific area of campus. Please note participants should come prepared with closed-toe shoes or boots and a reusable water bottle. Also, your clothes may get dirty. 

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Tree of Knowledge, Tree of Life
Elizabeth Rowe
Join retired Agnes Scott classics professor, Dr. Jim Abbot, for a talk about the historical role the tree has played in the development of human intelligence and reason. While at Agnes Scott, Dr. Abbot created the college’s arboretum and by doing so, has created a living history of our trees that is accessible to our entire community 

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Vision Board
Tanzania Nevels and Kai Issa
This hands-on workshop will explore the use of vision boards as vital tools for personal and professional development. Students will learn how to incorporate vision boards to identify their passions, interests and talents, through more effective goal setting, reflection and knowledge of self. 

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What Does Your Communication Convey About YOU?
Ashley French
Graphic Designer, Business/Economics and Studio Art major, Ashley French, '05 is an Art Director and Designer at Georgia-Pacific. From managing photo shots for advertising to designing packaging communications, she applies her design aesthetic to marketing, branding and personal communication. In this session, Ashley will help students see the connections between the stories we share (online and in-person), the images we convey (in email signatures, digital portfolio(s) and presentations), and ultimately the impressions we make on others. Students will build a greater understanding of personal strengths, learn tips of graphic and visual design and walk away with a knowledge of the best practices of putting together a personal portfolio of online and offline work. Part Marketing/Branding 101 and Part Visual Design, this session will benefit students who communicate online, offline or plan to apply to internships, summer research, graduate schools or jobs. 

Wine Tasting
Miles Macquarrie
Join us in attending a unique wine tasting and education course held at Kimball House, located across from campus. Any student ages 21+ can attend this course and will be allowed to sample the alcoholic beverages. Alcohol supplied will be only for tasting and a full serving of alcohol will not be consumed during this event. *Students are not required to consume alcoholic beverage samples. The course contains multiple learning outcomes that are achieved without consuming the product. This event is well-suited for students who: See a future of networking in the presence of alcohol; Enjoy learning what wines are most liked when choosing a beverage; Have a desire to pursue a career surrounding restaurant and event management or bartending; Seek education on the proper safety and consumption of alcoholic beverages in social settings. This course will also teach attendees how to find great wine at a great value. Cost is $8. This session requires advance registration. 

Working a Networking Event: Networking 101
Kendra Strickland
You understand networking is an important component of your professional development, but you might not be sure how to successfully network. Join us for an interactive session to learn and practice the art of breaking into conversations, moving past small talk, and following up with professionals. These and similar techniques will help you relax and create effective conversations at the next alumnae event, job fair or industry reception. This workshop is a required pre-requisite for participation in the SUMMIT Career Mentor program.