Tuesday, March 7

A Place at the Table
JLP Prince
"Fifty million people in the U.S.—one in four children—don’t know where their next meal is coming from. Directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush examine the issue of hunger in America through the lens of three people struggling with food insecurity: Barbie, a single Philadelphia mother who grew up in poverty and is trying to provide a better life for her two kids; Rosie, a Colorado fifth-grader who often has to depend on friends and neighbors to feed her and has trouble concentrating in school; and Tremonica, a Mississippi second-grader whose asthma and health issues are exacerbated by the largely empty calories her hardworking mother can afford." 

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Applying to Graduate School in the Humanities
Mina Ivanova and Yael Manes
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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Atlanta Community Food Bank
JLP Prince
Every year, the Atlanta Community Food Bank works with more than 600 nonprofit partners—including food pantries, community kitchens, childcare centers, night shelters and senior centers—to distribute over 50 million meals to more than 755,000 people in 29 counties across metro Atlanta and north Georgia. Join us to spend an afternoon volunteering at their distribution and sorting center to help ACFB achieve their mission to fight hunger by engaging, educating and empowering our community. This session requires advance registration. 

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Backpacks to Briefcases: Workplace Communication 101
Kendra Strickland
You have mastered texting, writing essays and social media posts, now come learn the art of workplace communication! No matter your industry of interest the ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, top leadership, and outside stakeholders require a different set of professional rules and protocol. Join us as we discuss potential workplace scenarios and guide you towards crafting effective responses for leaving voice mail messages, sending email requests to professionals, participating in chat rooms, and conducting informational interviews with career professionals. This workshop is a required pre-requisite for participation in the SUMMIT Career Mentor program. 

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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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CPR Certification
Athletics
The Athletics Department invites students to become CPR and AED certified! Students that compete the course will earn CPR and AED certification for adult, child and infant. Certifications are good for two years. No previous experience required. Subsidized cost to student is $17. This session requires advance registration. 

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Diversity 101: 10 Steps to Learning, Addressing, and Challenging Bias
Kristian Contreras
This skills-building workshop will challenge participants to recognizing how we each have biases, assumptions, prejudices, and preconceived notions that impact us daily. We will discuss how to identify, assess, and unpack our biases—whether developed consciously or unconsciously. Facilitators will use personal examples and scenarios to equip participants with tangible tools to address uncomfortable conversations and experiences in an array of contexts. 

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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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Economic Development Career Trek
Dawn Killenberg and Catherine Johansson
Learn about economic and community development through the lens of two different organizations. Join us for a 10am presentation in the newly renovated, super-high tech Georgia Resource Center at Georgia Power. Learn firsthand how organizations from around the world are motivated to bring business and jobs to Georgia. We will then attend a 1pm tour of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta where analysts focus on issues such as workforce needs, economic trends, housing affordability, bank compliance and community development. This session requires advance registration. 

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FRISBEE Everything
Carolyn Cornelison
Frisbee Everything includes learning to throw a flying disc. Several types of disc events will take place, two/three person freestyle, can jam, ultimate, and disc golf. 

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G Suite for Education
D-Center Tutors & Summiyah Siddeeq
Join the Center for Digital and Visual Literacy for a Peak Week session that will show you how to organize your academic and personal life more effectively using Google Suite for Education. In this interactive session you will learn ways to digitally organize your schedule, collaborate on group projects, store files, have virtual meetings and much more! 

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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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Intimacy 101: Sex and So Much More
Tomiko Jenkins, Paula Bloom, Elizabeth Douglass, Marti Fessenden
How do you maintain who you are while part of any relationship: romantic, platonic, or "complicated"? This engaging workshop will provide participants practical tools and strategies to develop and maintain healthy relationships. This session is intentionally inclusive of all genders and sexual identities. 

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Introduction to Honeybees and Beekeeping, Part 1
Doug Fantz and John Pilger
Students will spend two afternoons, around 3 hr each, learning about and inspecting the Agnes Scott honeybee hives on the roof of Bullock Science Center. The first afternoon will be spent in the classroom learning about the biology of honeybees and the practice of beekeeping followed by a trip to the roof to see inside our colonies. The second day will continue our work inside the colonies and will investigate the products of the beehive (bees, honey, wax) in the laboratory and kitchen. This session is part of a series and requires advance registration. 

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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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The Original Social Network
Steve Vogel, W4PSV
Before the Internet, there was a social network that connected users around the world. Ham (or Amateur) Radio has been a hobby and a vital natural disaster service that connects people for fun and in times of need. Come learn about Ham Radio: what it is, who uses it, and what it has to do with Agnes Scott College. Visit the Agnes Scott Ham station and maybe make some radio contacts. 

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The Temple Bombing
Kristian Contreras
Inspired by the book The Temple Bombing by Melissa Fay Greene, the Temple Bombing is a theatricalization that celebrates a city that came together in the face of hatred to live the lessons of the Civil Rights era, lessons that still resonate 58 years after a bundle of dynamite blew through the wall of Atlanta’s oldest synagogue and the work of Rabbi Rothschild who became a public advocate for the progress of Civil Rights following 1954’s Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision. Subsidized tickets are $15. Transportation will depart from the Main Loop at 6:30 PM. This session requires advance registration. 

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Understanding Credit and Why It Matters
Rachel Burke
This session will help the participant gain a working knowledge of what credit is, how the credit score can help or hurt, and clear up the myths surrounding credit and how to use it. 

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What's Hard About Hardware?
Ace In Town Hardware
Are you not sure where to start when you want to hang that picture, install a light fixture or plant that basil? Learn life skill tips about hardware that will give you the confidence to reach for your toolbox instead of the phone.  Door prizes provided by the folks at Intown Ace Hardware of Decatur.

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