Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

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:


Monday, February 18, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Python for Beginners

This is a hands-on workshop that introduces you to Python, one of the most popular programming languages. It covers the basic concepts, conditional statements and loops, functions, etc. Students will begin coding by solving sample problems.


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Introduction to GIS Data Management (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 Desktop 10 environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcMap to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to Premiere Pro (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will cover the basics of using Adobe Premiere Pro CC to edit video. The workshop will cover the following topics:


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A (Collaboration Space)

Introduction to Data Management

Drowning in data? Not sure how to organize and back it up? This hands-on, interactive workshop will share tips for effectively organizing, documenting and storing research data.


Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fondren Collaboration Space

Python for Beginners

This is a hands-on workshop that introduces you to Python, one of the most popular programming languages. It covers the basic concepts, conditional statements and loops, functions, etc. Students will begin coding by solving sample problems.


Friday, February 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Introduction to GIS Data Management (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 Desktop 10 environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcMap to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Friday, February 22, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Patent Searching Class

The class covers preliminary U.S. patent searching using the resources in our patent searching area and online resources from the USPTO. Note: The scope of the class does not include trademark searching.


Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Fondren B43 Collaboration Space

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:


Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to SketchUp

Participants will learn basic modeling operations and best practices to quickly make 3D models in SketchUp


Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm