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We have lots of events to look forward to in May!

By: Jen Greenwood

May 4, 2017

Career Services Hosted Events:

Thank You Notes and Following-Up with Employers

When: Tuesday 5/9/2017, 6:00pm-7:30pm EST

About: Please join our Career Services team for an event focused on the importance of thank you notes and following up with employers after interviewing. We will review "the dos", "the don'ts", the "how tos" along with the "what thens."

Network Your Way to Success

When: Wednesday 5/24/2017, 6:00pm-7:30pm EST

About: Sometimes getting a foot in the door of a company can be difficult after graduating. Networking may be the solution! Please join our Career Services team for a presentation on successful networking. We will review "the dos", "the don'ts", the "how tos" along with the "what thens."

Library Services Hosted Events:

The Vogue Archive from Cover to Cover

When: Sunday 5/14/2017, 5:00pm-6:00pm EST

About: The Vogue Archive covers the entire run of the U.S. edition (from 1892 to the present). There is more to searching in this database than simply articles. Learn about all of the specialized ways to find advertisements, covers, designers and their brands, photographers, images of notable people, and more!

Finding Biographies

When: Wednesday 5/17/2017, 3:00pm-4:00pm EST

About: Learn how to use the online library resources to find biographies. Biography Reference Center, Hoover’s Academic, Literati by Credo, and EBSCOhost databases will be demonstrated to show you how to find biographical information.

eBooks in the Online Library

When: Sunday 5/21/2017, 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

About: Attend this session to find out how to search, read, save, and download eBooks. The Art Institutes Online Library offers over 150,000 eBooks on a variety of subjects including culinary arts, technology, web design, fashion and more.

Audio Resources in the Online Library

When: Monday, 5/22/2017, 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

About: The online library has a great collection of audio resources that can be used in a variety of ways in educational projects. This webinar will discuss these databases, as well as discuss how to search the public Internet to find audio material that can be legally used without additional permission.

Student Services Hosted Events:

AIO Student Experience Welcome Webinar

When: Wednesday 5/3/2017, 8:00pm-9:00pm EST

About: A great event for new students! The Online Student Support Specialists invite you to take part in a live orientation session right from your computer. This time will be spent reviewing the many resources in the Student Portal and navigation in the graded course. During this time, you will also have an opportunity to order a student id, register for other events, and learn how to use your student email. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session at the scheduled time.

Graduation Information Session

When: Wednesday 5/10/2017, 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

About: You are invited to join our Online Student Services team for an informational webinar discussing everything you need to know about Graduation! Whether you have graduated already or are graduating soon, we want to ensure you have a positive experience as you finish out your last few courses with us. This webinar will provide information on the following topics: your diploma, transcripts, portfolio shows, commencement, career services, and the alumni website. You'll also have an opportunity to ask questions as well. We look forward to seeing you there!

Student Organization Events:

IGDA Weekly Meetings

When: Every Wednesday night! 9:00pm-10:00pm EST

About: IGDA’s national goal is to provide and promote a better understanding of the functions of game developing, game play and game distribution. In addition, IGDA offers members the opportunity to network and build contacts with each other and professionals in the industry and give hands-on experience. IGDA enhances its members' abilities and promotes fellowship and the free exchange of ideas.

Instructor Hosted Events:

Our Instructor hosted events are open to all enrolled students. We encourage active Question & Answer during these sessions!

Attn: Interior Design Students - Text and Dimensions in AutoCAD

When: Tuesday 5/9/2017, 2:00pm-3:00pm EST

About: Text have you stumped?  Dimensions disappearing in your viewports?  Just looking for a refresher? Join full-time faculty member, Leslie Wettergen as we walk through how to set up an annotative text style, set up the dimension style following the ID CAD Standards, and how to apply them in your drawing.

Attn: Web Design and Graphic Design Students - Dreamweaver Basics

When: Tuesday 5/16/2017, 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

About: Join full-time faculty member, Michael Erwin, as he discusses how to setup Dreamweaver for use. He will be demonstrating how to build a simple page/links and how to upload to a web server.

Attn: Game Art & Design/Media Arts & Animation Students - Autodesk 3DS Max

When: Thursday 5/11/2017, 8:00pm-9:30pm EST

About: Join full-time faculty member, DaShawn Hall, as he walks you through a complete overview of 3DSMAX. We will review: Interface, Modeling Basics, Material Basics, Lighting Basics, Animation Basics, and Rendering Basics. We will walk through the basics by creating a simple room project from concept to final render. This project will aim at techniques you will need to be successful in 3D Modeling and Game Modeling.

Attn: Game Art & Design/Media Arts & Animation Students - Autodesk 3DS Maya

When: Thursday 5/18/2017, 8:00pm-9:30pm EST

About: Join full-time faculty member, DaShawn Hall, as he walks you through a complete overview of Maya. We will review: Interface, Modeling Basics, Material Basics, Lighting Basics, Animation Basics, and Rendering Basics. We will walk through the basics by creating a simple room project from concept to final render. This project will aim at techniques you will need to be successful in 3D Modeling and Game Modeling.

Photo Live: Get Connected

When: Thursday 5/25/2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm EST

About: Join full-time faculty member, Jill Mott, as she discusses the importance of connecting to a local Photography market and networking. This presentation will focus on ways to get connected through professional organizations, joining user groups, and attending local meetups. Best practices for breaking the ice when attending social gatherings will also be discussed.

Mad Professor’s Drawing Club

When: Several sessions this month!

• Every Tuesday this month! 8:00pm-9:00pm EST
• Every Friday this month (No 5/12 session) 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
• Every Sunday this month (No 5/14 session) 3:00pm-4:00pm EST

About Hosted by Professor Nina Stanley, these interactive drawing sessions will focus on techniques used in gesture drawing of humans and animals in various media formats. The sessions will feature live gesture drawing of figures and animals, anatomical study, media demonstrations, and will offer general artistic fun and comradery! These sessions are open to everyone!

ART1000 Live!

When: Every Wednesday night! 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

About: The full-time faculty staff of the General Education Art Department will be hosting these one hour, weekly sessions to help you enrich your grasp of the material and gain useful assignment guidance. Individual questions will be answered so come ready to talk or just sit back and listen in. Extra credit will be offered! Students may earn 10 points per week for a total of 30 extra credit points in ART1000 for attending.

MTH1010 Live!

When: Sessions every Monday night! 7:30pm-8:30pm EST

About: You are invited to a 60-minute weekly informal study session with a full-time math faculty member every Monday evening. These weekly sessions are designed to answer any questions you may have, help you enrich your grasp of the material and gain useful assignment guidance. Attending each session is worth 10 bonus points for a maximum of 30 points toward the total points earned for the MTH1010 course. Please come prepared with specific questions to help you best. Certainly all questions are welcome but general questions are difficult to answer in a short period of time.

Art History Live!

When: Sessions every Monday night! 8:00pm-9:00pm EST

About: What can art reveal to us about the world? About ourselves? Each week join art history faculty and students for an in-depth exploration and discussion of art work. Feel free to engage in the conversation or sit back and listen. Extra credit offered to those taking art history classes. 





By: Jen Greenwood

May 4, 2017