Co-Curricular Short Courses
Tue, October 13, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Tue, October 20, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Tue, October 27, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Tue, November 3, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Tue, November 10, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Understanding and Responding to Trauma
Host: International Center for Trauma Education & Care
Presenter: Ingrid Slikkers and the Trauma Center Team
Location: Buller Hall 250 and on Zoom
Description: The traumatic impact of the pandemic, social unrest, and electoral tensions this year have left many with a feeling of helplessness and despair. Join us in exploring the ramifications of trauma and learn coping strategies to help yourself and those around you manage better.
Oct. 13: “Trauma—What is it and what does it do to you, your body and brain?”
Oct 20: Filling in the gaps—Why did I not do anything when it happened? Understanding stressors and the different responses to them.”
Oct. 27: “Trauma and the Sanctuary (Model)—Spirituality in the face of trauma”
Nov. 3: “Boundaries, self-care and healing from trauma”
Nov 10: “Learning compassion for myself and others in times of trauma”
Boosting Your Academic Performance with Library Skills
Host: James White Library
Presenter: Silas Marques
Location: James White Library, Library Lab in the Media Center and Zoom
Oct. 13: “Finding Books in the Library’s Shelves”
Description: In the first half of this hands-on workshop, we will present how and why subject classification systems are developed and will teach how to use the one the library adopts (Library of Congress). The students will have a chance to actually search the library stacks in search of designated books in order to practice what they learned during the first half of the workshop. It should be a fun experience based on interaction and games. (Includes videos)
Oct. 20: “Defining Your Research Topic Building a Mind Map”
Description: A manageable research project (or paper) starts with a manageable topic. This hands-on and interactive workshop will present a short video demonstrating why it is important to limit the topic of a paper and how to accomplish that. The students will have the opportunity to use an online mind-map to develop a relevant research topic.
Oct. 27: “Finding Books, Ebooks, Articles and More Using the Library’s Online Catalog”
Description: The objective of this class is to show students tools ENCORE provides which assists users to effectively find materials and sources to write papers and do research. The students will learn how to limit their search by type of material, date, language, etc. The students will follow the class by doing an exercise.
Nov. 3: “Using Databases to Find Relevant and Scholarly Articles”
Description: This hands-on workshop will show how users can decide which databases are relevant to their research and how to effectively use them to find relevant and scholarly articles. Participants will also learn how to use the many useful features and tools provided by the Databases to enhance their research capabilities, such citations, search modes, create alert, thesaurus and others.
Nov. 10: “Determining a Reliable Source Using the Internet”
Description: The objective of this practical workshop is to demonstrate how the students can evaluate and determine the reliability of the sources found in the World Wide Web using the CAARP method and worksheet. They will analyze a document posted in the Internet using criteria such as currency, authority, accuracy, relevance and purpose.
Host: Active Minds—Psychology Club
Oct. 13: “This could be why you’re depressed or anxious”
Description: We will view and discuss this TEDTalk by Johann Hari.
Oct. 20: “The power of vulnerability”
Description: We will view and discuss this TEDTalk by Brene Brown.
Oct. 27: “Our dangerous obsession with perfectionism is getting worse”
Description: We will view and discuss this TEDTalk by Thomas Curran.
Black Student Christian Forum Series
Host: Black Student Christian Forum
Location: Buller Hall 149 and Zoom
Oct. 13: “What Does Defunding the Police Really Mean?”
Presenter: Simone Marshall Hays
Oct. 20: “TBA”
Oct. 27: “TBA”
Nov. 3: “TBA"
Nov. 10: “TBA”
Filipino Heritage Month—Lumipad (To Fly)
Description: This Short Course series will be perfect for history buffs! It will feature how Filipino-American History Month came to exist and the stories of different Filipino-American icons and how they took flight and made history. It’s important to keep their stories alive, and this is why AFIA has chosen to share them with our Andrews community.
Oct. 13: “Fel Del Mundo: National Scientist of the Philippines”
Oct. 20: “Jose Calugas and Larry Itilong: Two Different Heroes, Two Different Times”
Oct. 27: “Tinikling Tuesday”
The Vote 2020
Host: Department of History & Political Science
Presenter: Stephanie Carpenter
Oct. 13: “The Vote 2020: Political Advertisements”
Oct. 20: “The Vote 2020: Absentee Ballots and Voting”
Oct. 27: “The Vote 2020: The Electoral College”
Nov. 3: “The Vote 2020: Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression”
Nov. 10: “The Vote 2020: Transition and Power”
Location: Student Life and Leadership Lab, Campus Center and Zoom
Host: Undergraduate Leadership Program
Oct. 13: “Tips for Dealing with Anxiety and Depression”
Presenter: Harvey Burnett
Oct. 20: “Be Quiet—Using Silence to Improve Communication”
Presenter: Kari Prouty
Oct. 27: “Transitions—Continued Growth During Times of Change”
Presenter: Harvey Burnett
Nov. 3: “Journaling: Reasons to Write and Ideas to Get Started”
Nov. 10: “Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas—Finals Stress Reduction, Holiday Tips, Crafts & Activities”
Host: Counseling & Testing Center
Oct. 13: “Self Care”
Presenter: Ortencia Johnson
Oct. 20: “How to Create Good Habits”
Presenter: Orlando Lizardi
Oct. 27: “How to Deal with Depression and Sadness”
Presenter: Marleny De Pina
Nov. 3: “Stress Management and Time Management”
Presenter: Beatrice Cho
Nov. 10: “Setting Boundaries in Relationships”
Presenter: Ellecia Cousins
Host: University Wellness
Location: Andrews University Instagram Live
Lead Presenter: Dominique Gummelt
Description: This weekly 45-minute video podcast starts on Tuesday, Sept. 8, featuring guests that will inspire you to live into the fact that you were “Made to Thrive.” Beginning next week, you’ll be able to tune in and find the motivation you need to make the sort of choices that will take you to the next level.
Oct. 13: “Made to Unwind with Karsten Stank”
Oct. 20: “Made to Dream with Ty Gibson”
Oct. 27: “Made to Belong with Michael Nixon”
Nov. 3: “Thriver Feature: Chris Silber”
Nov. 10: “Made to Speak with Michael Nixon”
TRHT Co-Curricular Series
Host: Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Center
Location: Andrews University Facebook page, Andrews University YouTube channel
Lead Presenter: Michael Nixon
Oct. 13: No Episode This Week
Oct. 20: Episode 5, TBA
Oct. 27: Episode 6, TBA
Nov. 3: Episode 7, TBA
Nov. 10: Episode 8, TBA
Chat With Chap
Host: Center for Faith Engagement
Description: Chat with Chap is an engaging experience where students are able to interact with the chaplains through conversation, activities and prayer. This experience takes place on Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. via Zoom.
PLEASE NOTE: Zoom locations will be emailed to students in advance.