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TRIO SSS Upcoming Workshops and Events- Fall 2020

All Fall 2020 events will be held virtually due to social distancing guidelines for COVID-19. Check your Shepherd email for access links. 

Orientation (Mandatory for All TRIO Students)- Wednesday August 19, 2020 5-7pm

This event will be hosted by Paradigm Shift and will feature interactive activities to help students get to know each other and explore topics of inclusion and diversity. Dr. Samuel Green will also give a short overview of study abroad.

Organization & Planning- Thursday September 17, 2020 1-2pm

This workshop will show students different organizational methods and planning to successfully balance their school assignments and stay on track with classes.

Learning & Study Skills- Wednesday September 30, 2020 3-4pm

This workshop will focus on different learning styles and how to approach studying for exams and reading a textbook.

FAFSA Workshop-  Wednesday October 14, 2020 2-3pm & Thursday October 15, 2020 3-4pm

Danielle Duvall from Financial Aid will be available to give a brief overview of the FAFSA with helpful tips for completion. She will remain on the meeting to answer any specific questions or address any issues students may have.

Financial & Economic Literacy- Thursday October 29, 2020 2-3pm

Students will learn about values (i.e., things that people consider to be important) as the basis for SMART financial goals that are specific and measureable with a dollar cost and a future date. Students will also learn how culture impacts spending and financial decisions. Values, goals, and cultural influences have a big impact on how people handle money including spending, borrowing, and investing decisions.

First Generation College Student Celebration Student Panel- Friday November 6, 2020 5:30-6:30pm

This event will feature a panel discussion with first-generation college students from the Shepherd University TRIO Student Support Services and Upward Bound programs. The panel will talk about their experiences, challenges and the importance of a college education for them.

Virtual Yoga– Thursday December 3, 2020- 5:30-6:30pm over zoom

Shepherd University TRIO Programs and the Office of Diversity & Equity will be hosting a Virtual Yoga Event. Join us for a great opportunity to relieve stress and focus on your own wellness. This event is free and open to everyone.

Zoom information:

Meeting ID: 852 7304 8874

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85273048874

Other Virtual Workshops

Success Tips from a Senior- virtual workshop that can be accessed any time by TRIO SSS students on our TRIO SSS Resources SAKAI site. Will be open until Friday December 4th at 5pm.

Campus Involvement- virtual workshop that can be accessed any time by TRIO SSS students on our TRIO SSS Resources SAKAI site. Will be open until Friday December 4th at 5pm.

Organization & Planning- virtual workshop that can be accessed any time by TRIO SSS students on our TRIO SSS Resources SAKAI site. Will be open until Friday December 4th at 5pm.

Learning & Study Skills- virtual workshop that can be accessed any time by TRIO SSS students on our TRIO SSS Resources SAKAI site. Will be open until Friday December 4th at 5pm.

Preparing for Online Final Exams- virtual workshop that can be accessed any time by TRIO SSS students on our TRIO SSS Resources SAKAI site. Will be open until Friday December 4th at 5pm.

Check back for more soon!