Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Introduction to GIS (Individual Course)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) enable users to visualize and analyze spatial information in a dynamic digital environment. This short course will introduce students to general GIS concepts and applications. Participants will become familiar with the ArcGIS for Desktop 10 environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcMap to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator: Creating a Promotional Flyer (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to Adobe Illustrator. The training will cover key concepts and functions. Participants will incorporate elements of design in an illustrative process. The topics to be covered are:


Monday, September 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Intro to Graphics

This workshop serves as a basic introduction to graphics terminology and meaning. Participants will learn the difference between vector and raster graphics and how to use them appropriately in their projects.


Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Voter Registration

Register to vote! Deputy Voter Registrars will be in Fondren Library to help you register to vote before the October 9 deadline and answer any questions you may have about registration or the voting process.

We will be on the first floor near the circulation desk on:


Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Fondren First Floor - Across from Circulation Desk

DMC Equipment: Photography

This workshop will cover the basic operation of the following DMC photography equipment:

  • Canon T3i DSLR
  • Nikon D3300 DSLR
  • Sony Alpha a6300 Mirrorless Digital Camera
  • Camera Flashes

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
DMC Multipurpose Room

One Story Closer: Graduate Student Storytelling Exchange

StoryBox is a unique storytelling event that brings people together to ask big questions, share life stories, and illuminate what we have in common.


Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
DMC Multi Purpose Room (basement of Fondren)

One Story Closer: Graduate Student Storytelling Exchange

StoryBox is a unique storytelling event that brings people together to ask big questions, share life stories, and illuminate what we have in common.


Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
DMC Multi Purpose Room (basement of Fondren)

Introduction to Adobe InDesign: Creating a Portfolio (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to Adobe InDesign. Participants will learn to manage typography and graphics within InDesign. The topics to be covered are:


Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

DMC Equipment: Audio & Video

This workshop will cover the basic operation of the following DMC audio and video equipment:


Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
DMC Multipurpose Room

Tableau Public I: Introduction

Tableau is a fast rising and award-winning data visualization tool in Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Platforms.  It helps people see and understand data.


Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A