Campus Corkboard September 13-19

Here is a list of events for the Armstrong Campus as well as around Savannah!

 

Thursday, September 13

Book Group: Teach Students How to Learn (Saundra McGuire)

11 am-12:15 pm

Solms Hall 207

Do you believe that students can learn more deeply and achieve more success than they do at present? Are you frustrated by unmotivated, disengaged students? Join this book discussion to discover strategies that will positively influence student learning in your classes. The author, Saundra McGuire, provides practical, research-based strategies to teach students how to learn. Mindset, Motivation, and Metacognition are key to deeper learning. Attendance is limited to 10 participants; by registering you commit to attending all group meetings. Each participant will receive a copy of the book at the first meeting.

Resume Writing

12 pm-1 pm

Student Union, Skidaway Room

Learn how to effectively market your skills and experience with a well-written resume.  Participants will learn about the three types of resumes and guidelines for choosing the style appropriate for their needs. The seminar will also address sections of a resume and formatting tips.

“Quinceañera” Kick Off Party

7 pm-10 pm

Student Union Ballroom

HOLA is turning 15 years old this year! Help us celebrate as we kick off 2018 Latino Heritage Celebration Month with a Quince Party! Hosted by HOLA Club and NAACP.

Skywarn Storm Spotter Training

6-8 pm

295 Police Memorial Dr.

With hurricane season getting into full swing, come to this free event hosted by Chatham Emergency Management Agency to learn how to better prepare yourself for when a severe storm comes. The topics covered during the training include the fundamentals of storm structure, basics of thunderstorm development and how to report the information you observed.

Kick-Off Cookout at The Porch

8 pm

7 E. 31st St.

Come to enjoy some free food and fellowship at The Porch! Start off the new school year with this college ministry and make some new friends. There will be gluten-free and vegan options available!

 

Friday, September 14

International Exhibition

9 am-5 pm

Fine Arts Gallery

Work Inspired by the summer 2018 study-abroad experiences to Argentina.

Faculty Lecture Series: “Marilyn Monroe, Murderess” with Dr. Amanda Konkle

12 pm-1 pm

Ogeechee Theater

Join us on September 14 from noon to 1 pm in the Ogeechee Theater on the Armstrong campus for the opening lecture of the 2018-2019 Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture Series: “Marilyn Monroe, Murderess: How a Femme Fatale Role Shaped Monroe’s Star Persona.” Dr. Amanda Konkle will discuss the findings from her forthcoming book and have a question and answer discussion with the attendees.

The Magic Rocks

7 pm

209 West Congress St. (B&D Burgers Downtown)

Local cover band, The Magic Rocks will be performing at the B&D Burgers downtown. The four-person guitar-focused band plays songs from a variety of genres including alternative rock, blues, classic rock, and vintage soul.

Big Love

Fri.- 8-10 pm

Sat.- 8-10 pm

Sun.- 3-5 pm

Kennedy Fine Arts Building 3219 College St.

The Collective Face Theatre Ensemble at Savannah State will be performing “Big Love” all weekend and next weekend at the Kennedy Fine Arts Building on their campus. The play is a modern uptake on the classic Greek tragedy “The Danaids” by Aeschylus. The general admission price is $25 and $20 for non-SSU students and military.

 

Saturday, September 15

6th Annual Pin Point Seafood Festival

10 am

9924 Pin Point Avenue

The Pin Point Heritage Museum will be hosting its annual seafood festival beginning at 10 a.m. This free event will have a wide variety of live entertainment and seafood for guests of all ages. There will be opportunities to learn about the history of the area. Be sure to bring a chair!

Dessert and Board Game Night at Glo’s Coffee Corner

6-10 pm

1040 King George Blvd.

This local coffee shop will be offering drinks, desserts, and cheese boards for board game night. Take your mind off school and bring a friend to take part in a fun laid-back evening.

 

Sunday, September 16

The Dolphin Project

1-3:30 pm

Richmond Hill Public Library

9607 Ford Ave., Richmond Hill

This local non-profit will be hosting a free training workshop for those who would love to volunteer and learn more about the bottlenose dolphins that live at our cost. You will learn about what’s threatening these animals as well as how the organization conducts monthly photo-ID surveys on the water. You can also learn how to become a member of The Dolphin Project.

Mystery Burt Reynolds Tribute Screening

8 pm

13 E. Park Ave. (The Sentient Bean)

In light of the infamous actor’s recent passing, the Sentient Bean’s Psychotronic Film Society will be hosting a Burt Reynolds screening to celebrate his memory. Which film may you ask? The film of choice will not be revealed until the night of but is stated on the event page as “one that is rarely seen in public and features one of Burt’s very best performances.” Admission will be $9.

 

Monday, September 17

International Exhibition

9 am-5 pm

Fine Arts Gallery

Work Inspired by the summer 2018 study-abroad experiences to Argentina.

Student Government Association Senate Meeting

12:15 pm

Armstrong Campus, Student Union Ballroom A

The Armstrong and Liberty Campus SGA Senate holds a weekly senate meeting every Monday. All students are welcomed to attend.

WebEx Basics

1:30 pm-3:00 pm

Solms Hall 204

WebEx Basics is an Introductory course examining the principles and basics of WebEx Meeting Center. The course will cover the basics of scheduling, hosting, joining, sharing resources, recording, and distributing meeting recordings. In addition, the course will include training with regard to be a participant in a WebEx meeting. This is a hands-on course.

Fostering Self-Motivated Learners

2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Solms Hall 211

Facilitated by Debbie Walker. Remember when you thought teaching would involve walking into a room of bright-eyed students eager to learn and participate in all of the class activities you so carefully planned? What if we told you this dream can become a reality? This workshop in the Teaching Toolbox: Creating Engaged Learners track will help you unlock the keys to creating self-motivated students. Understanding the power of mindset, metacognition and self-regulation will enable you to embed components in your courses that will encourage students to take control of their own learning. We all want engaged, self-motivated students; after attending this workshop, you’ll leave with concrete strategies for fostering these attitudes in your students.

 

Tuesday, September 18

International Exhibition

9 am-5 pm

Fine Arts Gallery

Work Inspired by the summer 2018 study-abroad experiences to Argentina.

Fundamentals of Digital Photography

6 pm-7:30 pm

Designed for beginning photographers, this class is ideal for those with an interest in capturing stunning images of everything from people to nature. Using digital single-lens reflex photography (DSLR) is like using point-and-shoot technology except that the overall quality and response is enhanced. This class is geared toward those who anticipate moving toward DSLR photography. Please Note: You will need to bring your camera and its manual, either out of the box or downloaded from your cameras’ website. Workshop 1 – The modern digital camera and its operation

Latin American Myths & Legends in Historical Perspective

12:15 pm-1:15 pm

As diverse and heterogeneous as Latin American culture can be, there are a few touchstones.  The terrifying mythological monsters and horror legends–such as La Llorona, El Chupacabra, and La Ciguapa–connect all Latin Americans, regardless of their nationality. Presenter: Dr. Michael Hall, Professor of History, Armstrong Campus.

Book Group: Teach Students How to Learn (Saundra McGuire)

2:30 pm-3:35 pm

Solms Hall 207

Facilitated by Lauren Barbeau and Nancy Remler (facilitated on both campuses simultaneously). Do you believe that students can learn more deeply and achieve more success than they do at present? Are you frustrated by unmotivated, disengaged students? Join this book discussion to discover strategies that will positively influence student learning in your classes. The author, Saundra McGuire, provides practical, research-based strategies to teach students how to learn. Mindset, Motivation, and Metacognition are key to deeper learning. Attendance is limited to 10 participants; by registering you commit to attending all group meetings. Each participant will receive a copy of the book at the first meeting.

SGA Trivia Night

6 pm-8 pm

Student Union, SGA Office, Second Floor

The Armstrong and Liberty Campus SGA invites you to join in the SGA Offices for Trivia Night. Bring your friends, form teams, and get to know your SGA!

 

Wednesday, September 19

International Exhibition

9 am-5 pm

Fine Arts Gallery

Work Inspired by the summer 2018 study-abroad experiences to Argentina.

Brown Bag: Speak with Your Tongues on Fire: Language and Power in Latin American Feminism

12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Too often, global feminisms are seen through an imperial lens, which contributes to the misguided thinking that feminism is a Western invention. This presentation looks at some Latin American feminisms, specifically the Latinidades in Brazil and Marta Lamas in Mexico. Many of these feminisms directly engage with global capitalism, and this paper analyzes the rhetoric used that gives voice to those often silenced in making world policy. Presenter: Dr. Jane Rago, Professor of English and Director of Gender Studies, Armstrong Campus

Interview Skills

5 pm-6 pm

Solms Hall 108

Effective interviewing starts long before your actual interview.  Attend this seminar to learn what you should do to prepare, strategies for handling traditional and not so traditional questions, as well as the various types of interviews you might encounter.  We will also talk about a critical step after your interviews that can make you more competitive!