Wednesday, March 8

Bartending Short Course
Miles Macquarrie
Join us in attending a unique bartending course held at Kimball House, located across from campus. Any student ages 21+ can attend this course. 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 mixers work well with particular types of alcohol; 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. Cost is $10. This session requires advance registration. 

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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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Car Buying with Confidence
Tywone Thomas, President/CEO of Auto Assistance
In this session, attendees will receive practical tips to build up their knowledge when it comes to car buying. 

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Career Trek to the DeKalb County Medical Examiner's Office
Tomeka Stephens (Office of Internship and Career Development)
The DeKalb County Medical Examiner's Office performs autopsies and other postmortem examinations as an important part of the death investigation process. Students who are interested in attending medical school or pursuing a career in public health, forensics or criminal justice will have the unique opportunity to tour the Dekalb County Medical Examiner's Office. Students will learn more about how deaths are investigated, how autopsies are performed, and how death investigations may be studied collectively to gather information that may be used to address public health and safety issues. This session requires advance registration.

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Digital Portfolios for Sophomores
D-Center Tutors & Summiyah Siddeeq
In this 90min Peak Week session Sophomores will get focused attention on helping them develop their digital portfolios into personal, creative and compelling digital spaces. The session is geared towards helping Sophomores understand the significant changes they experience going from a First Year college student to space where they are deciding majors, career paths and more. Our focus and theme is “Who are You Now, Where Are You Going, What Makes You Get Up in the Morning” and essentially, how to use those motivations to create a digital portfolio that reflects YOU and the identity you are cultivating. 

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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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Environmental Service Project
Elizabeth Rowe
Join Trees Atlanta in removing invasive ivy from the edges of the Agnes Scott campus. This work is vital to the health of our campus ecosystem. Please note participants should come prepared with closed-toe shoes or boots and a reusable water bottle. Also, your clothes will get very dirty. 

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IMPROVe Your Leadership!
Chris Bruno
Improv Comedy is grounded in a set of clear rules. The basics of Improv can make anyone a better leader, friend and human being in general. In this session I will cover the basic fundamentals of Improv and allow the audience the opportunity to interact and practice a few exercises/games. There will be a clear connection between the rules of Improv and how to be a better leader/person. There will also be a lot of laughs. 

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Introduction to Honeybees and Beekeeping, Part 2
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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Let's Talk About Sex
Marcia Peters and Kendra Gamble
Join us for an intimate, positive discussion about sexual pleasure. We will explore the culture we live in and how it shapes our ability to understand, care for and celebrate our bodies and have an opportunity to talk about all different types of sexual expression. 

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Meet the Farmer: Gaia Gardens
Elizabeth Rowe
We will tour Gaia Gardens, which is located in the heart of the East Lake neighborhood, making this a truly urban farm. Students will experience what it takes to provide local food in an urban setting, as well as the economics of small-scale agriculture. Please note participants should come prepared with closed-toe shoes or boots and a reusable water bottle. This session requires advance registration. 

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Negotiation
Kimberly C. Weaver
Learning how to problem solve in both informal and formal settings by proactively and effectively building strategies to reach your goals and objectives. Learn how to seize opportunities, move your own goals and agendas forward, handle set-backs, and gain buy-in from others. Will include research and exercises from studies on Women and Negotiation. Think about how many times we all negotiate in our daily lives (personally and professionally). A needed tool-kit item for all embarking on the next phase of their lives. Learning that you are your own best resource and how to access resources to make good decisions for yourself. 

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Professional Etiquette Dinner
Tomeka Stephens (Office of Internship and Career Development)
Whether in a restaurant or a boardroom, it is very common for business to be conducted over a meal or food of some sort. You need to be ready, comfortable, and appropriate no matter the situation. Poor etiquette can be devastating to your reputation and success. Join the Office of Internship and Career Development for an interactive, multi-course meal where we will offer business etiquette tips for handling dinner-time interviews and networking events, along with answering any questions students might have. Business professional dress is required. This session requires advance registration. 

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Smart Scotties Spend Smart
Beth Vansant
Basic principles of budgeting are essential for life and work; Scotties will learn smart and practical ways to budget both personally and in the workplace. 

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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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Tennis 101
Athletics
The tennis coaches will host a Tennis 101 course for those interested in learning about the sport of tennis. No experience necessary. Rackets and balls will be provided. 

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That Grad School Life
Daisy Bourassa
Thinking about applying to graduate school? Not sure where to start? Do you have questions about what grad school is like, what you can do with a graduate degree, and how to get funding to pay for it? If so, then this session is for you! Join us for a panel discussion demystifying graduate school from the application process to surviving and thriving in a graduate program. Panelists of currently enrolled and recently completed graduate students will provide a fresh perspective sharing their graduate school experiences. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions of your own.

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The Joy of Meditation
Miram Panton
Learn how to create a peaceful mind and joyful heart.

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