Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Using Excel to Manage and Analyze Data

Do you have data that you need to organize or analyze? This short course will cover techniques for organizing, importing, manipulating and summarizing your data using advanced Excel features such as data lists, pivot tables and functions. It will also provide tips for using Excel productively.


Friday, March 1, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Introduction to Microsoft Access

Access is a relational database. In this course, we will introduce the basic components of the database. First, we’ll look at some common database terms. You’ll also take a closer look at the Navigation pane.


Friday, March 1, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Introduction to Coordinate Systems and Projections

GIS data differs from other data types, primarily because it contains geographic coordinates descirbing the location of the data on the earth. Learn about geographic coordinate systems and map projections and how to work with them in ArcGIS.


Friday, March 1, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Getting Started with ArcGIS Boot Camp (2-in-1 Combined Course)

All topics from the following two courses will be covered:


Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Mapping Tabular Data

Learn how to format tabular data, such as Excel and CSV files, for input into ArcGIS, as well as procedures for querying and mapping the data.


Monday, March 4, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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, March 4, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

SimplyAnalytics: Exploring Demographic and Business Data

Learn how to extract tabular data and export maps for future population projections and current business and consumer data.


Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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, March 6, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A (Collaboration Space)

Advanced Illustrator: Bioscience Illustration (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This introductory workshop will cover both beginner and advanced Illustrator techniques. Participants will be able to:


Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A (Collaboration Space)

Advanced Blender: Animation and Rendering

Participants will get an overview of the Blender UI and then learn basic concepts of modeling, parenting and rigging in order to animate a mechanical device. The second half of the workshop will go over applying materials, adding lighting and render options and features.


Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A (Collaboration Space)