Events and Extras

Events Fall 2012 

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EPE Practice, CLT 348C
Prepare for the EPE, taken after successful completion of English 101 and 102. One or two weeks before you take the exam, contact Ms. Nardi to schedule an appointment for tips and practice. 301-860-3297 or

12th: Grad School WorkshopWiseman 123/125, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Find out what you need to know today that will have an impact two or three years from now when you are thinking about graduate school.

28th: Graduate School Fair at Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.Depart CLT parking lot at 4:00 p.m. 
At the fair, you can speak with representatives about a range of graduate programs offered by local, national, and international universities. You will be able to talk to admissions advisors about specific programs, requirements, and application deadlines or attend a panel discussion about financial aid.  RSVP 301-860-3299   


16th: TRiO: What's in it for Me? Wiseman 123/125, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
A panel of TRiO Achievers will discuss what they have gained from various aspects of the program. Meet new members and learn more about what TRiO has to offer.  

19th-20thAchievers Leadership RetreatDepart CLT parking lot on Friday at 2:30 p.m. & Return Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Challenge yourself on the high ropes course or cheer your fellow Achievers on as they reach new heights. This retreat offers leadership training, team building, s'mores, games, and lots of fun. RSVP 301-860-3299 

23rdWicked, a play at the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore, Depart CLT parking lot at 5:30 p.m.
Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls meet in the Land of Oz. One, born with emerald green skin, is smart, fiery, and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious, and very popular. Wicked follows these two unlikely friends and college roommates as they grow into two very different women: the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda, the Good Witch. RSVP 301-860-3299 

25th: Math AnxietyWiseman 123/125, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. 
Explore ways to study math and reduce the anxiety all those "problems" generate.  

31st: Converse with your TextbookWiseman 107, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Do you feel like reading textbooks is pointless because you don't retain the information? This hands-on workshop will introduce you to critical reading strategies useful for any text. There will be practice for taking marginal notes and creating useful study aids. Bring your own text from a course that's giving you trouble. 


6th: Semester Energy BoostWiseman 123/125, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
This workshop will help you refocus study habits, make a plan for the rest of the semester, understand your GPA, and consider options to prevent having to withdraw from a course.

8th: TRiO Achievers Induction CeremonyCLT 102, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Family, friends, staff, faculty, and students come together to welcome new TRiO Achievers. A reception follows.

12th-16th: Advisement WeekCLT 348 B
All TRiO Achievers with less than 60 credits make an appointment with TRiO Advisor, Marilyn O'Brien. Exceptions: Social Work, Nursing, Computer Science, and English majors. 301-860-3290  

14th: In the Red and Brown Water, a play at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College ParkDepart at 5:30 p.m.
Join us for Tarell Alvin McCraney's play drawing on folktales, Yoruba mythology, and contemporary poets and playwrights.. It tells the coming-of-age story of Oya, a teenage sprinter looking for a way out of life in a Louisiana bayou housing project.RSVP 301-860-3299 


3rd-12th, TRiO Study Sessions, CLT 339 B
Tutors will be available for help in the TRiO Lab.