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Spring 2023 Virtual Events

March 1 – March 30: Sustainability Trivia – Kahoot!

  • Answer as many sustainability trivia questions as you can! Everyone who participates in the Kahoot! trivia challenge will be entered into the Sustainability Drawing for a $20 Campus Store Gift Card and a hand-crocheted market bag. The winner will be announced March 31!

April 1 – April 30: Sustainability Month - Learning Commons Padlet

  • Join the Learning Commons throughout the month of April as they work to raise awareness for the various sustainability initiatives on campus. Check out our “Creating a Sustainable Future” Padlet on the Learning Commons’ Virtual Makerspace. Here, you can find our sustainability-themed virtual book display and various articles with tips and tricks for gardening, recycling, and making greener choices in everyday situations.

April 10 – 14: Spring Scavenger Hunt, All week long - Learning Commons-related Webpages

  • Wander around our Learning Commons-related webpages in search of code words. Once you find a code word, submit the linked form to earn an entry into our Spring Drawing! You can earn up to 6 entries into the drawing, one entry per code word. Prizes include Amazon gift cards, Campus Bookstore gift cards, and Walmart gift cards! Winners will be announced April 18.

April 18: Scholarly Activities Poster Presentations and Research Presentations – Brightspace

  • Poster Presentations, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM: Posters and artwork will be on display in the Learning Commons the entire week of April 17 with a live Q&A session live-streamed on Brightspace. All posters will be uploaded to the Scholarly Activities webpage for remote viewing. If you would like to present remotely, please fill out the application form.
  • 10-minute Live Research Presentations with Q&A: Students, faculty, and staff will be presenting their research findings during a 10-minute live research presentation with a Q&A to follow each presentation. All presentations and Q&A sessions will be livestreamed on Brightspace. If you would like to present remotely, please fill out the application form.
  • Faculty/Staff-focused Brightspace Presentation Round: In this presentation round, faculty and staff will be presenting their findings on how Brightspace has worked since implementing it this past year. Join in to learn various tips and tricks related to Brightspace and their course shells. If you would like to present remotely, please fill out the application form. 

April 20: Scholarly Activities Open Mic Night – Microsoft Teams

  • Students, faculty, and staff are invited to share their creative talents with the campus community. Art performances include visual art, poetry, music, dance, or any other creative talent you would like to showcase. Performances will be held at the Cyber Café in the Learning Commons. All performances will be livestreamed via Microsoft Teams. If you would like to present remotely, please fill out the application form.

April 25: DIY Air Terrarium Workshop, from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM – Microsoft Teams

  • Check out the workshop section of the Padlet for more information on creating your own air terrariums right at home. If you have your own supplies, join us on Microsoft Teams to build your terrariums with us live on April 25 from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM.

Diversity in STEM Series

Diversity in STEM Series on the Learning Commons Virtual Makerspace

    • January: Animal Science, Zoology, and Veterinary Science
    • February: Black History Month/Women in Science
    • March: Meteorology
    • April: Astronomy
    • May: Wellness and Fitness
    • June: Celebrating World Environment Day

Monthly Virtual Book Displays

Monthly Virtual Book Displays on the Learning Commons Padlet

January: National Book Blitz Month; New Year, New Series

February: Black History Month; Blind Date with a Book Month

  • Featured book: Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson, available as an eBook and as a physical book

March: Women’s History Month: Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories

April: Comedy and Poetry

May: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPIHM)

  • Featured book: Babel by R. F. Kuang, available as an eBook

June: Pride Month

  • Featured book: Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart, available as an eBook

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Building Hours

Spring 2023 Semester Hours:
Jan. 22 - May 12
Mon-Thurs: 7:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Fri: 7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Sat: 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sun: 8:00 AM - 2:00 AM

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