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Upcoming Workshops and Events

Spring 2021 

All Spring 2021 events will be held virtually due to social distancing guidelines for COVID-19. Check your Shepherd email for Zoom access links. 

Goal Jar Workshop
Wednesday, January 26 from 2-3 p.m.

This workshop will focus on how to set goals that you can actually achieve and then use planning to make them become a reality. Pick Up A Kit: Create Your Own Goal Jar kits will be available for pickup in the TRIO computer lab starting today until the event happens on Wednesday, January 27th. Please stop by during open hours to pick up a kit. You can still participate without picking up a kit as well. Check your Shepherd email for zoom link!

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Financial Literacy and Drop in FAFSA Help with Danielle Duvall
Wednesday, February 17 from 3-4:30 p.m.

The priority deadline to submit your FAFSA is March 1st. Log into this zoom event (see Shepherd email for zoom link) for real-time assistance with the FAFSA or answers to other questions about Financial Aid from Danielle Duvall.

FAFSA Drop In Help Zoom Link

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Virtual Yoga with instructor Wendy Baracka (Shepherd University Counseling Services)
Thursday, February 25 from 5:30-7 p.m. 

Join us for a virtual yoga session led by Wendy Baracka from Shepherd University Counseling Services. This is a fun way to relax and relieve your stress. This event is open to everyone so invite your friends and family to join you!

Virtual Yoga Zoom Link

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TRIO Day Celebration
Saturday February 27 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

TRIO Day Celebration with guest presenter Joshua Fredenburg who will speak about strategies for overcoming obstacles faced by First-Generation college students.

TRIO Day Celebration Zoom Link

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Game Night with TRIO!
Tuesday March 2 from 4-5 p.m.

Come play Kahoot & Would You Rather? over zoom!

Game Night Zoom Link

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Shepherd University Student Leadership Conference “Moving From Apathy to Action”- Self Care for Leaders
Saturday March 6 from 1-4 p.m.

Shepherd University’s Student Leadership Conference will feature Tom Krieglstein who is a 7 time winner of the Speaker of the Year Award through the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities. This event will feature fun, interactive sessions to help you build your resume, network with other leaders and earn Leadership for a Better World Certificate credits.

You MUST register for free on RamPulse in advance.

Register on RamPulse in advance

Shepherd Leadership Conference Zoom Link

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WV TRIO Student Leadership Conference- “Beyond All Limits”
Friday, March 12 from 7pm-9:10 p.m. and Saturday, March 13 from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

This virtual leadership conference will include students from TRIO programs across WV and other nearby states. This is a great opportunity to meet and network with other TRIO students.

Leadership Session Topics:

RSVP by Tuesday February 23, 2021 by emailing Ms. LaJuan Curry at lcurry@shepherd.edu or by calling the TRIO office at 304-876-5775.

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Super Strong Career Assessment Workshop
Tuesday, March 16 from 3-4 p.m. 

Take the SuperStrong Career Assessment to connect your interests to academic and career success! The information you receive from this assessment can help you pick a major, learn about your preferred work style and environment and find a career that is the right fit for you! Students will take the assessment before the workshop so they can explore their results in real-time during the event.

Super Strong Career Assessment Workshop Zoom Link

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TRIO March Madness Bracket Competition
March 18-April 5 

Participate for a change to win a prize!

Please submit your completed bracket by March 18th to kyeakl01@rams.shepherd.edu, mbutler@shepherd.edu, or in-person at the TRIO lab.

2021 March Madness Bracket
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*** Cancelled- Will be Rescheduled***

Virtual Yoga with instructor Wendy Baracka (Shepherd University Counseling Services)
Thursday, March 25 from 5-6:30 p.m.

Join us for a virtual yoga session led by Wendy Baracka from Shepherd University Counseling Services. This is a fun way to relax and relieve your stress. This event is open to everyone so invite your friends and family to join you!

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DIY Pottery Painting
Thursday April 1 from 4-6 p.m. 

Create your own pottery masterpiece! Students will pick up a kit including the tumbler and paint supplies from the TRIO office. We will have a fun time painting over zoom. Then return your project and all supplies back to the TRIO office within one week. Michelle Ricketts will get these items fired and contact you for pick up before the end of the semester.

Pottery Painting Event Zoom Link

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Game Night with TRIO!
Thursday April 1 from 7-8 p.m. 

Come play Among Us & Quiplash over zoom!

Game Night Zoom Link

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HAMILTON Night-
Wednesday, April 7 from 5-8 p.m. in Erma Ora Byrd Auditorium (Nursing Building) 

Since this event is happening in-person on campus, it is limited to the first 26 students to sign up in advance. You will receive a confirmation email from Michelle Ricketts to let you know your approval status. We must observe social distancing and wear masks at all times. 

“HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now.” HAMILTON the musical took the world by storm and became a giant cultural phenomenon. This musical uses a blend of different music and a diverse cast of performers to tell the historical story of Alexander Hamilton. This event will explore how this musical changed how we look at history as well as the impact of it’s diverse representation.

Hamilton Event Sign Up Link

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Game Night with TRIO!
Thursday April 15 from 6-7 p.m. 

Come play Charades & Cards Against Humanity over zoom!

Game Night Zoom Link

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TRIO SSS Graduate Reception
Thursday, April 22 5-7 p.m.

December 2020, May 2021 and August 2021 Graduates- it’s time to celebrate you! Join us for this virtual event that will honor our graduates and celebrate all their hard work and perseverance to earn their college degrees. This event will feature reflections from graduates as well as TRIO awards for the graduate with the highest GPA and the graduate who was most active in TRIO.

Graduate Reception Zoom Link

Other Virtual Workshops Available on TRIO SSS Resources Sakai site

Goal Jar Workshop– available until April 30, 2021 at 5pm. Must complete evaluation to receive credit.

Understanding Degree Requirements & Academic Policies Virtual Workshop– available until April 30, 2021 at 5pm. Must complete evaluation to receive credit.

Preparing for Advising Virtual Workshop– available until April 30, 2021 at 5pm. Must complete evaluation to receive credit.