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Fall 2021 Workshops & Events

All TRIO Students are required to attend at least 3 events/workshops per semester!

Navigating Brightspace & SAKAI Workshop: Thursday August 26, 2021 3:30-4:30 PM over zoom

Join us for a brief overview of how to navigate Brightspace and SAKAI for your classes. This workshop will explore the different aspects of both systems to help you know where to find things and be successful in your classes!

Navigating Brightspace & SAKAI Workshop Zoom Link

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Communicating with your Professors Workshop: Tuesday September 7, 2021 3:15-4:15 PM- TRIO Office

Communicating with your professors is a key to being successful in college. This workshop will explore situations where you should be communicating with your professors, appropriate ways to communicate and how to utilize professors’ office hours.

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Open Mic Night Event: Monday September 20, 2021 6-7 PM- Potomac Place Lawn

Come out to the Open Mic Night and show us your talent! We welcome singing, poetry, rapping, or any instrument playing.

Please use this link to let us know you would like to perform: Open Mic Night Performance Sign Up

Open Mic Night Event Evaluation

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Mandatory TRIO Orientation: Thursday September 23, 2021 5-7 PM- Storer Ballroom (3rd floor of Student Center)

This event will welcome TRIO/SSS students into the new academic year and include a guest speaker, Mr. Michael Nelson. Free dinner will be provided! This event is mandatory for all TRIO students unless you have class at this time. Please RSVP using the link below.

TRIO Orientation RSVP Form

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Study Skills & Preparing for Midterms Workshop: Friday October 1st 12:45-1:45 PM- TRIO Office

Explore different strategies and tips for studying and preparing for Midterm exams!

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Midterms Mindfulness- October-4-8, 2021

Make Your Own Playdough with Essential Oils: Monday October 4, 2021- 2:30-3:30 PM- TRIO Office

Learn about how different scents can affect your mood and productivity while making your own playdough with essential oils!

Make Your Own Stress Ball: Tuesday October 5, 2021- 3:30-4:30 PM- TRIO Office

Squeeze your stress away by making your own stress ball!

Guided Meditation with Wendy Baracka from Counseling Services: Wednesday October 6, 2021- 1:00-1:45 PM- Zoom

Join us as Wendy Baracka, Director of Shepherd University’s Counseling Services, leads us through a relaxing and calming meditation session! You must complete the online evaluation (see link below) to receive credit for this workshop!

Guided Meditation Zoom Link

Guided Meditation Workshop Evaluation

Coloring for Calm: Thursday October 7, 2021- 12:00-1:00 PM- TRIO Office

Color your cares away while learning about how tapping into your creative and artistic side to manage your stress!

BYOM: Bring Your Own Mug & Make Your Own Hot Chocolate Kit: Friday October 8, 2021- 12:45-1:45 PM TRIO Office

Come create your own hot chocolate kit choosing from a variety of different ingredients!

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Preparing for Advising & Class Registration Workshop: Thursday October 14, 2021- Sunday October 31, 2021- Pre-recorded Video

This will be a pre-recorded video workshop available from Thursday October 14, 2021 to Friday November 5, 2021 covering important information about how to prepare for your advising meeting, building your class schedule and registering for Spring 2022 classes. The link to the video will be emailed out and posted here. You must complete the online evaluation (see link below) to receive credit for this workshop.

Preparing for Advising & Class Registration Workshop Evaluation

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FAFSA Overview & Assistance Workshop with Danielle Duvall: Tuesday October 19, 2021 5:00-6:00 PM on Zoom

Danielle Duvall, Financial Aid Counselor, will present an overview of the FAFSA and assist you as you complete your FAFSA for the 2022-2023 academic year!

FAFSA Overview & Assistance Workshop Zoom Link- 10/19/21

FAFSA Overview & Assistance Workshop Evaluation

FAFSA Overview & Assistance Workshop with Danielle Duvall: Wednesday October 20, 2021 2:00-3:00 PM on Zoom

Danielle Duvall, Financial Aid Counselor, will present an overview of the FAFSA and assist you as you complete your FAFSA for the 2022-2023 academic year!

FAFSA Overview & Assistance Workshop Zoom Link-10/20/21

FAFSA Overview & Assistance Workshop Evaluation

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Letter to Your Future Self Workshop: Tuesday November 9, 2021 3:00-4:00 PM- TRIO Office

During this workshop, you will reflect on your experience so far in this academic year and think ahead about what you want to work on and accomplish by the end of the Spring 2022 semester. We will collect your letters to yourselves and mail them out at the end of the Spring 2022 semester.

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Holiday Craft Event: Thursday November 18, 2021 11:30 AM-12:30 PM- TRIO Office

More details to come!

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Staying Motivated to Finish the Semester Strong Workshop: Monday November 29, 2021- Friday December 10, 2021- Pre-recorded video

This will be a pre-recorded video workshop available from Monday November 29, 2021 to Friday December 10, 2021 about how you can stay motivated as you finish the Fall 2021 semester. The link to the video will be emailed out and posted here. You must complete the online evaluation (see link below) to receive credit for this workshop.

Staying Motivated to Finish Strong Workshop Evaluation

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Remember all TRIO Students are required to attend at least 3 events/workshops per semester!