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Inside Morehouse. ([Atlanta, Georgia]) 2008-????, September 01, 2008, Image 8

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EDITOR'S PICK C/5 CAL i ■. ^ Oi ■ R INSIDE MOREHOUSE, SEPTEMBER 2008 SEPTEMBER THURSDAYS THROUGH SEPT. 25 LSAT Prep Class — Prepare for the October LSAT Sale Hall, Room 110 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Thursdays through September 25. Cost is $300 which includes books Contact: Stacey (404) 483-1284 or at lsattestprep@yahoo.com SUNDAY, Football Morehouse vs. Fort Valley State Fort Valley, Ga. 1 p.m. Contact: Rhonda Higgs, (404) 215-2686 or at rhiggs@morehouse.edu WEDNESDAY, Grant Writing Training Kilgore Campus Center, Seminar Rooms 8:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Administration for Children and Families Free and open to the public Contact: Dorothy Mabry, (404) 562-2855 or at dkmabry@acf.hhs.gov. University of Chicago College of Law Information Table Kilgore Campus Center Plaza 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Contact: Kellye Blackburn Eckles, (404) 215-2703 or at kblackbu@morehouse.edu Annual Community Volunteer Day Open to all Atlanta University Center students Kilgore Campus Center Plaza and Atrium 9 a.m - 2 p.m. Community partners are invited to distribute infor mation about their program and to recruit students. Contact: Jackie Dugger, (404) 525-6391 or at jdugger@morehouse.edu or Tony Rocker, at (404) 522-3759. B.T. Harvey Stadium 7 p.m. Contact: Rhonda Higgs, (404) 215-2686 or at rhiggs@morehouse.edu SUNDAY, Morehouse/Spelman Annual Reading Retreat This event is for members and invited guests only. Helen, Georgia 7:30 a.m. -8 p.m. Contact: Ora Drayton, (404) 215-2679 or at odrayton@morehouse.edu. Annual Community Partners Luncheon Theme: Community Leaders Impacting Future Leaders Executive Conference Center Noon -1:30 p.m. Contact: Jackie Dugger, (404) 525-6391 or at jdugger@morehouse.edu. By invitation only Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel 10:45 a.m. Contact: Anne Watts, (404) 572-3660 or at awatts@morehouse.edu HIV/AIDS & STD Testing Student Health Services Brazeal Hall, Ground Floor Testing is done by AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta with results in one hour. 11 a.m. -3 p.m. Contact: Dorcus Rouse, (404) 215-2637 or at drouse@morehouse.edu. Birmingham, Ala. 6 p.m. Contact: Rhonda Higgs, (404) 215-2686 or at rhiggs@morehouse.edu Football Farmers Angel City Classic Morehouse vs. Prairie View A&M Los Angeles, Calif. 2:30 p.m. Contact: Rhonda Higgs, (404) 215-2686 or at rhiggs@morehouse.edu SMARTT Name: Shiekgo Carter Title: Support Services Coordinator Hometown: Atlanta, GA Tenure at Morehouse: 12 years Something not commonly known about Shiekgo: She is a huge fan of singer Prince and has at least twice been on stage at concerts and danced with him. “When faculty, staff and students are ready to have an event in one of the campus’ facilities, they call us or me, i.e., needing tables, chairs, audio visual equipment. It means whatever items are required, I have to set them up. I have to have it all ready for the event and make sure everything is working properly for the duration of the event. With students, that means sitting down with them and going over how they should do the event and advising them about what they need to do to have a successful event. But I always say were the first ones here and then the last ones to leave. “What I like the most about this department - besides James Smartt and my great co-workers - is you are involved in a lot of different things and events. In other words, I’m in the middle of everything. Every day is different and I never know when I walk on this campus each day what I’ll be into. Something is always going on. (About being involved as an advisor for many student activities and other functions across campus) “The students, they are like my energy. They are funny. But I just like being in volved. Everybody around here knows I have a lot of energy and know that I’ll get a lot done. “Oh, my name. Everyone asks. All I know is it s Japanese and it doesn’t mean much — I looked it up. My mother said she was watching a beauty pageant show and one of the contestants was named Shiekgo.” ■ SO CARTER SAM" PHILLIPS Sept. 15 through Sept. 30 CAREER WEEK 2008 Sept. 23 - Newell Rubbermaid Mock Interviews Douglass Hall 10 a.m. -4 p.m. Email resumes to kblackbu@morehouse.edu to schedule an interview with a Newell Rubbermaid representative. Sept. 24 - Bank of America Mock Interviews Douglass Hall 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Email resumes to kblackbu@morehouse.edu to schedule an interview with a Bank of America representative. Sept. 25 - Google Resume and Interview Skills Review Kilgore Campus Center, Seminar Rooms 5 p.m. -7 p.m. Google representatives will con duct a workshop on resume writing and interview skills. Also learn about Google career opportunities Contact: Kellye Blackburn Eckles, (404) 215-2703 or at kblackbu@morehouse.ed Sept. 29 - Black Executive Exchange Program (BEEP) Mock Interviews Douglass Hall 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Email resumes to kblackbu@morehouse.edu to schedule an interview with a Black Executive Exchange Program representative. Sept. 29 - How to Network at the AUC Career Fair Douglass Hall Noon Learn how to make the most of the AUC Career Fair from expert networker John J.l. Chisholm of the Black Executive Exchange Program. Lunch will be served. RSVP required. Email resumes to kblackbu@morehouse.edu Sept. 29 - How to Succeed in the Music Business Location to be determined 5 p.m. Meet executives and artists from Hidden Beach Recordings. Contact: Kellye Blackburn Eckles, (404)215-2703 or kblackbu@morehouse.edu Sept. 30 — 42nd Annual Atlanta University Center Career Fair Hyatt Regency Downtown Atlanta 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Check Tigernet for a list of employers Contact: Kellye Blackburn Eckles, (404)215-2703 or at kblackbu@morehouse.ed