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8 Feb

How to Read a Scholarly Article

Free Workshop: How to Read a Scholarly Article

Are you having trouble reading scholarly articles? Confused or overwhelmed about the different sections? Come to this short workshop and learn some tips and tricks for tackling tough reading, find out what research looks like in different disciplines, and practice reading an article to pull relevant information.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? Online materials for this topic are available here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/how-to-read

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Feb 8th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Library: Room 205
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9 Feb

How to Read a Scholarly Article

Free Workshop: How to Read a Scholarly Article

Are you having trouble reading scholarly articles? Confused or overwhelmed about the different sections? Come to this short workshop and learn some tips and tricks for tackling tough reading, find out what research looks like in different disciplines, and practice reading an article to pull relevant information.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? Online materials for this topic are available here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/how-to-read

From to at Online.

Thu, Feb 9th
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/4234254469
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9 Feb

Excel Charts

Free Workshop: Excel Charts

Charts are a great way to visually represent tons of data with uses ranging from the workplace, personal projects, and the homework assignment that’s due in an hour. With so many options, it can be overwhelming. Which type of chart should you use? How do you plug in your information? Take some time to check out this workshop as we explore our options with charts.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Online.

Thu, Feb 9th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/97623038646
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13 Feb

Excel: More Formulas

Free Workshop: Excel: More Formulas

There are so many functions and formulas to choose from! Want to learn how to use more of them? Join us in this workshop to better understand how and what they're for!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 201.

Mon, Feb 13th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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15 Feb

How to Cite Sources in APA 7

Free Workshop: How to Cite Sources in APA 7

Are you new to citing sources APA? Do you want some pointers? Staff from the Writing and Communication Center will help demystify the basics of APA 7 and share some quick tips and resources for citing sources.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? View this online recording available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRfoomeOVts&t=80s

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Feb 15th
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Library: Room 205
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15 Feb

Photoshop Basics

Free Workshop: Photoshop Basics

Photoshop is ubiquitous — it’s sometimes even used as a verb — but how can you begin to use it? This workshop introduces the basic Photoshop interface as well as essential functions such as pixel selection, image sizing and adjustment, layering, and the plethora of available tools. This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 204.

Wed, Feb 15th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library: Room 204
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16 Feb

Pivot Tables in Excel

Free Workshop: Pivot Tables in Excel

A very useful feature within Excel is the pivot table! At first glance this tool seems daunting, but this workshop is here to help you gain a grasp on what it is and how to use it.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 201.

Thu, Feb 16th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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21 Feb

Excel Basics or: How I Learned Not to Fear Excel

Free Workshop: Excel Basics or: How I Learned Not to Fear Excel

Wow, look at all those empty boxes! What’s a formula? How do I make a chart? Excel seems so overwhelming! I haven’t really used it before, but I need to know things! This Excel beginner workshop will demystify this commonly used software. You’ll leave with knowledge of the features and functionality of each ribbon (if you don’t know what that is, you'll learn that here, too)!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? Online materials for this topic are available here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/excel-basics

From to at Library: Room 201.

Tue, Feb 21st
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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21 Feb

How to Cite Sources in Chicago

Free Workshop: How to Cite Sources in Chicago

Struggling with Chicago formatting? Staff from the Writing & Communication Center will help demystify the basics of Chicago and share some quick tips and resources for citing your sources.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? View our online citation resources here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/citing

From to at Library: Room 205.

Tue, Feb 21st
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Library: Room 205
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21 Feb

What is an Annotated Bibliography?

Free Workshop: What is an Annotated Bibliography?

Has your professor assigned you an annotated bibliography this semester? Come learn the basics of compiling and formatting an annotated bibliography no matter what the subject matter.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Tue, Feb 21st
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Library: Room 205
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22 Feb

What is an Annotated Bibliography?

Free Workshop: What is an Annotated Bibliography?

Has your professor assigned you an annotated bibliography this semester? Come learn the basics of compiling and formatting an annotated bibliography regardless of the subject matter.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Online.

Wed, Feb 22nd
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/97436839244
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23 Feb

Avoiding Plagiarism

Free Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarism

There are a lot of varieties of plagiarism. Attend this session to learn what they are and how to avoid them!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? An online plagiarism tutorial is available here: https://www.utc.edu/library/help/tutorials/plagiarism

From to at Library: Room 205.

Thu, Feb 23rd
9:25 AM - 10:25 AM
Library: Room 205
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2 Mar

Wait, I Need to Know Microsoft Word?

Free Workshop: Wait, I Need to Know Microsoft Word?

Microsoft Word is a common program and is frequently used in professional settings. But just because it's common doesn’t mean everyone knows how to use it, and that’s okay! Join this beginner-friendly workshop as we familiarize ourselves with the many tools and uses of Word, in this bare-bone basics workshop.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed. Unable to join us?

Unable to join us? Online materials for this topic are available here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/word-basics

From to at Online.

Thu, Mar 2nd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/93897516470
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6 Mar

EndNote Desktop

Free Workshop: EndNote Desktop

Learn how to use EndNote Desktop citation management software to save time and frustration when incorporating citations into papers and presentations.

Please note: this software is ideally suited for long-term research projects and will be most relevant for graduate students and faculty.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? Get started with EndNote on our website: https://www.utc.edu/library/help/endnote and contact us for a consultation.

From to at Library: Room 204.

Mon, Mar 6th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Library: Room 204
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7 Mar

What is a Literature Review?

Free Workshop: What is a Literature Review?

Do you have to do a literature review in one of your classes? Not sure where to begin? Come find out the best practices for conducting and organizing a literature review.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Tue, Mar 7th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library: Room 205
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7 Mar

Music Production in Garage Band

Free Workshop: Music Production in Garage Band

From bedroom studios to Abbey Road, music production is one of the most accessible crafts of the 21st century. Come learn foundational production techniques in GarageBand! We will be teaching frameworks to bring your musical ideas to life. No musical experience required, we're starting fresh!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Online.

Tue, Mar 7th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/95978425183
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7 Mar

Research Posters in PowerPoint

Free Workshop: Research Posters in PowerPoint

No matter where you present, photocopies glued to a board never looks professional. Did you know you could do something awesome in regular old PowerPoint? This workshop will go through how to set up your document, add images, and tame your text. Bring your graphs and we'll get you started!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Online.

Tue, Mar 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/91862961212
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8 Mar

What is a Literature Review?

Free Workshop: What is a Literature Review?

Do you have to do a literature review in one of your classes? Not sure where to begin? Come find out the best practices for conducting and organizing a literature review.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Online.

Wed, Mar 8th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/96407476805
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8 Mar

Studio Lighting Techniques for All Skin Tones

Free Workshop: Studio Lighting Techniques for All Skin Tones

People come in all shades, shapes, and sizes, and everyone deserves to look good in their pictures. This workshop will take you beyond standard three-point studio lighting to make sure that your photography subjects are always well-lit and never fade into the background. There will be a special focus on skin tones that have been historically sidelined in photography.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 305 (Studio).

Wed, Mar 8th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library: Room 305 (Studio)
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20 Mar

Create and Manage Your Tables in Excel

Free Workshop: Create and Manage Your Tables in Excel

This workshop is here to help you keep your Excel tables under control! Learn how to clean up your data, create your table, sort and filter columns, apply conditional formatting, more!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 201.

Mon, Mar 20th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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20 Mar

Sampling: Where It Came From and How to Make it Your Own

Free Workshop: Sampling: Where It Came From and How to Make it Your Own

What do The Notorious B.I.G, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Ray, and Mariah Carey have in common? They've all sampled "La Di Da Di" by Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick! Join us while we talk about the history of sampling, how to choose the right sample (without getting sued) and how to make it your own.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 204.

Mon, Mar 20th
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Library: Room 204
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21 Mar

Brainstorming for Creative Projects

Free Workshop: Brainstorming for Creative Projects

Do you want to start a creative project but are stuck waiting for inspiration to strike? Whether you've been told to "do something creative" or want to start a podcast, most creative ideas come from a methodical approach to brainstorming, not from a lightning bolt or magical vision. This workshop will use examples to take you through the steps of brainstorming to come up with new creative ideas, and the tools you need to follow through on your creative projects.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Online.

Tue, Mar 21st
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/95351387619
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22 Mar

Avoiding Plagiarism

Free Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarism

There are a lot of varieties of plagiarism. Attend this session to learn what they are and how to avoid them!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? An online plagiarism tutorial is available here: https://www.utc.edu/library/help/tutorials/plagiarism

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Mar 22nd
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Library: Room 205
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22 Mar

Premiere Basics

Free Workshop: Premiere Basics

Learn basic editing workflow including how to set up projects, arrange content chronologically, manipulate clips, transfer projects, and export files.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 204.

Wed, Mar 22nd
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library: Room 204
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23 Mar

Excel Formulas and Other Tricks

Free Workshop: Excel Formulas and Other Tricks

Excel has over 400 formulas to choose from, but you don't have to learn them all! Need help figuring out what's what? Join us for this workshop to check out some common formulas and some lesser known yet useful ones, too! Bonus content: tips and tricks to help bring out a more Excel-efficient you!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Online.

Thu, Mar 23rd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/97234950708
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27 Mar

Science and the Media

Free Workshop: Science and the Media

Ever feel confused about whether to believe a scientific claim? Does chocolate really cure cancer? Come explore how science is communicated in the media and what you can do to evaluate evidence for yourself.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? An online tutorial for science and the media is available here: https://utc.libwizard.com/f/science-and-media

From to at Online.

Mon, Mar 27th
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/91748147396
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28 Mar

Understanding Media Manipulation

Free Workshop: Understanding Media Manipulation

Understand how misinformation moves from social media to traditional media, and the impact it has on our lives. Topics include analyzing images and captions posted by influencers, breaking down hashtags, and spotting deep fakes.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Tue, Mar 28th
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Library: Room 205
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29 Mar

Writing with Sources Effectively

Free Workshop: Writing with Sources Effectively

Do you have a big paper coming up with a significant secondary source requirement? Have you ever struggled with presenting research alongside your own analysis? Then it's time to learn how to maximize your use of sources with this workshop! We'll go over ways to organize your research writing and learn how to incoporate sources and citations into a larger paper.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Mar 29th
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Library: Room 205
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29 Mar

How To Perfect Your Graduation Photo with Photoshop

Free Workshop: How To Perfect Your Graduation Photo with Photoshop

Want to look your best for you graduation photo? This workshop will go over some Photoshop techniques to get rid of blemishes and dark circles, fix lighting issues, and give yourself a glow.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 204.

Wed, Mar 29th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Library: Room 204
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30 Mar

Science and the Media

Free Workshop: Science and the Media

Ever feel confused about whether to believe a scientific claim? Does chocolate really cure cancer? Come explore how science is communicated in the media and what you can do to evaluate evidence for yourself.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? An online tutorial for science and the media is available here: https://utc.libwizard.com/f/science-and-media

From to at Library: Room 205.

Thu, Mar 30th
1:40 PM - 2:30 PM
Library: Room 205
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30 Mar

PowerPoint Basics

Free Workshop: PowerPoint Basics

Have an important presentation coming up and don't know how to create the perfect slideshow for it? Look no further! This beginner workshop covers the basics of PowerPoint's many tools, to get you on track for making your presentation just right!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? Online materials for this topic are available here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/powerpoint-basics

From to at Online.

Thu, Mar 30th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/97633476748
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3 Apr

Research Posters in PowerPoint

Free Workshop: Research Posters in PowerPoint

No matter where you present, photocopies glued to a board never looks professional. Did you know you could do something awesome in regular old PowerPoint? This workshop will go through how to set up your document, add images, and tame your text. Bring your graphs and we'll get you started.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 201.

Mon, Apr 3rd
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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4 Apr

How to Sell Your Stuff

Free Workshop: How to Sell Your Stuff

There are freelancers, artists, musicians, and many others making their craft a way to earn money… but how? Let’s take a look at available resources, methods, and patterns on taking your first step into profiting off your products.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Tue, Apr 4th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library: Room 205
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5 Apr

Overcoming Writer's Block

Free Workshop: Overcoming Writer's Block

Are you having trouble getting started on a writing project? This workshop can help! Consultants from the Writing and Communication Center will share tips and strategies for overcoming writer's block and getting a jump start on your paper. You will also get a chance to do some hands on practice and start getting some words down on the page!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? An online video on this topic is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1eNdABHLfQ

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Apr 5th
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Library: Room 205
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6 Apr

Excel: More Formulas

Free Workshop: Excel: More Formulas

There are so many functions and formulas to choose from! Want to learn how to use more of them? Join us in this workshop to better understand how and what they're for!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Online.

Thu, Apr 6th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98638693549
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11 Apr

Avoiding Plagiarism

Free Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarism

There are a lot of varieties of plagiarism. Attend this session to learn what they are and how to avoid them!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? An online plagiarism tutorial is available here: https://www.utc.edu/library/help/tutorials/plagiarism

From to at Library: Room 205.

Tue, Apr 11th
1:40 PM - 2:40 PM
Library: Room 205
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11 Apr

Audio Engineering: Mixing Vocals

Free Workshop: Audio Engineering: Mixing Vocals

More music than ever is being created in bedrooms, kitchens, closets, and homes. This workshop will teach you how to take your bedside demo to a clean mix, suitable for sharing with friends and on streaming platforms alike. This is an introductory course, no experience required!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Online.

Tue, Apr 11th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/99884340142
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13 Apr

Pivot Tables in Excel

Free Workshop: Pivot Tables in Excel

A very useful feature within Excel is the pivot table! At first glance this tool seems daunting, but this workshop is here to help you gain a grasp on what it is and how to use it.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Online.

Thu, Apr 13th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/91720356665
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17 Apr

Excel Charts

Free Workshop: Excel Charts

Charts are a great way to visually represent tons of data with uses ranging from the workplace, personal projects, and the homework assignment that’s due in an hour. With so many options, it can be overwhelming. Which type of chart should you use? How do you plug in your information? Take some time to check out this workshop as we explore our options with charts.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 201.

Mon, Apr 17th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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