Welcome back to seminar!

  • Hello, Kathleen and Kelsey!
    • Advisors assigned to our Triad for Destination Graduation

What is this dumpster fire business?

Dumpster fire

  • a chaotic or disastrously mishandled situation (google.com, 2017)
  • a complete disaster (urbandictionary.com, 2008)

Here is a Huffington Post article on the beginnings and current usage of the term "dumpster fire".

Some of the years identified by Dr. Costanzo as containing dumpster fires:

Some view the entire year of 2016 as a dumpster fire.

  • What do you think?
  • What were some local dumpster fires last semester?

HISTORY IN THE MAKING TONIGHT!


Announcements/Reminders

  • Don't forget your HIST quizzes and discussions!!! (Due every Sunday by 11:59 PM!)
  • First extra credit opportunity!
  • Introduce yourself to one of the staff members in Career Services.
  • Take a selfie at the event.
  • Insert the picture into a word document.
  • Write a paragraph about your experience and telling me the name of the staff member you met in the same word document.
  • Upload this into BlackBoard for 20 extra credit points by Friday, February 3, at 5 pm.
  • This can only replace attendance and participation points.
  • February 9 - COMM Unit Test 1
  • February 16 - History Exam 1 (T-minus 16 days and counting!!!)
  • Second Extra Credit Opportunity: Visit with the Peer Mentors! Ask for a slip for proof of your visit. Have your slips uploaded by the following dates at 11:59 pm.
    • February 19
    • March 12
    • April 9
    • April 30
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Darcie10-12 pm, 2-5 pm12:30-1:30, 3:30-4:3010-12 pm, 2-5 pm12:30-1:30, 3:30-4:3010-12 pm, 3:30-4:30
Ty8 am-12 pm8 am-12 pm9 am-12 pm8 am-12 pm8 am-12 pm
  • February 21 - Seminar will be held in the WRITING CENTER! Also, COMM Unit Test 2
  • February 24 - Historical Argument Thesis and Outline Due
  • February 28/March 2 - Conferences with your Seminar Professor
  • March 7 - In-class Midterm Reflection
  • March 9 - COMM Unit Test 3
  • March 13-17 - Spring Break
  • March 19 - Historical Argument Paper Due
  • March 23 - History Exam 2
  • March 23, 28, 30, & April 4 - COMM Individual Presentations
  • Friday, April 7 - Last day to drop a class
  • April 25, 27, & May 2 - Group Persuasive Presentations
  • Thursday, April 27 - First-Year Research Conference
  • Tuesday, May 2 - Last day of classes
  • May 3 - Final Video Portfolio Due
  • May 4-10 - Final Examinations
  • May 8, 11 am - History Exam 3
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