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Fall 2019 Workshops & Cultural Events


Wednesday, August 14  

Royals Game with SSS Bridge, game time 7:15

Thursday, August 15  

Mini Golf at Nelson Atkins with SSS Bridge, 7pm

Thursday, August 22  

SSS Orientation, 9am in Hodes 150

SSS Orientation, 4pm in Hodes 150

Friday, August 23  

SSS Orientation, 12pm in Hodes 150 



Thursday, September 5

Workshop: ASPPH Public Health Grad School Fair, leave at 5pm

Monday, September 16

Workshop: Academic Note-taking, 10-10:30am in Hodes 150

Workshop: Academic Note-taking, 11:50-12:25pm in Hodes 150

Workshop: Loans 101, 4-4:30 in Hodes 150

Tuesday, September 17

Workshop: Loans 101, 3-3:30 in Hodes 150

Wednesday, September 18

Workshop: Resume Building, 9-5pm in TRIO Office

Thursday, September 19

Workshop: Resume Editing, 9-5pm in TRIO Office

Friday, September 20

Workshop: Goal Setting with Vision Boards, 12-3pm in TRIO Office

Saturday, September 21

Cultural Event: Renaissance Festival, leave at 10:30am


Monday, October 7

Workshop: FAFSA Frenzy, 5-7pm in Hodes Center

Tuesday, October 8

Workshop: Time Management, 11:50-12:25 in Hodes 150 (with a guest speaker!) 

Friday, October 11 

Workshop: FAFSA Drop-in, 9-5pm in TRIO Office

Thursday, October 24

Cultural Event: The Beast Haunted House, leave at 7pm


Wednesday, November 6

Cultural Event: KC Rep Theatre, For colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, leave at 7pm

Friday, November 8 

Cultural Event: First Generation Celebration, 11-1pm in the Marian Lounge 

Workshop: Faculty/Staff First Gen Panel, 1:30-2:30 in Hodes 150

Wednesday, November 13

Workshop: Career Fair (FREE RESUME PRINTING IN TRIO OFFICE), 2-5pm in Pavillion 

Thursday, November 14

Workshop: Make Money! Understand Banking, 11:50-12:25 in Hodes 150

Monday - Friday, November 18-22

Social Event: Gratitude Notes - Come Uplift Others, 8-5pm in TRIO Office

Monday, November 18

Workshop: Write a Cover Letter, 4-4:30 in TRIO Office

Thursday, November 14

Workshop: Write a Cover Letter, 11:50-12:25 in TRIO Office


Monday - Friday, December 1-6

Social Event: Secret Santa, all day in TRIO Office

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