Use this calendar to stay up-to-date on all Petrel Point events. Check back frequently for updates or subscribe using the button below. Events are color coded by type of point: blue – Arts, Education & Ideas, green – Civic Engagement, and yellow – Campus Leadership & Citizenship. Please note that this calendar is the official source for ALL Petrel Point events, events not listed on the calendar DO NOT qualify for Petrel Points (even if Petrel Points are listed on the event fliers.)

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Mental Health First Aid Training @ TLCC 2nd floor A-lab Conference Room (225)
March 25, 2015 @ 12:30 pm – April 1, 2015 @ 5:30 pm
Are you concerned for the mental and emotional wellbeing of yourself and others? Do you want to make a difference by being a mental health advocate? Do you want to get rid of stigma surrounding mental illness? If you answered yes to any of these questions then consider attending Mental Health First Aid Training. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an evidence-based 8-hour training program which teaches participants how to: • Recognize risk factors, warning signs, and symptoms of mental illness • Offer and provide initial help to individuals exhibiting such symptoms • Guide a person toward appropriate treatment and other support Email Leanne Henry-Miller @ lhenry@oglethorpe.edu or call (404) 364-8456 by 5pm Tuesday to register. Part I of the training will be held on Wednesday, March 25 and part II will be held on Wednesday, April 1from 12:30pm until 5:30pm. All trainees will receive a participation guide, MHFA certification and petrel point at the end of the course.
March 27, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
free with Petrel Pass Advance Sale Tickets: 678-301-8013 or www.ccityopera.org. co-sponsored by Oglethorpe University Department of Music.
Cesar Chavez Day of Service @ Check in at the TLCC
March 28, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
 
March 28, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
free with Petrel Pass Advance Sale Tickets: 678-301-8013 or www.ccityopera.org. co-sponsored by Oglethorpe University Department of Music.
March 29, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
free with Petrel Pass Advance Sale Tickets: 678-301-8013 or www.ccityopera.org. co-sponsored by Oglethorpe University Department of Music.
April 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Skylight Gallery, Lecture, Afarin Rahmanifar, Assistant Professor of Art, Eastern Connecticut State University, Co Curator of Azadi va Edalat. Born in Tehran, Iran, Ms. Rahmanifar received her Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Connecticut in Storrs. Subsequently refining her own visual and conceptual work, her vision emerged from the intersecting points of the eastern and western culture.
Thursday, April 2, 2015 7:30 pm / Lupton Auditorium Department of Music: Liberal Arts Symposium in Musical Performance featuring applied music scholars and professors’ select students free
OU Day of Service @ Check in at the TLCC
April 3, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
April 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Skylight Gallery, Lecture, Persis M. Karim PhD, Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature, Director of Persian Studies and the Advisor of the Middle Eastern Studies Program, San Jose State University. Persis Karim is a poet, writer and professor of literature of creative writing at San Jose State University in San Jose, CA.
April 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
featuring applied music scholars and professors’ select students
Fred Agel Day of Service @ Books for Africa
April 11, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fred Agel Day of Service @ Books for Africa
Join your peers in showing OUr community that Oglethorpe wants to increase learning initiatives world wide! We will be visiting Books for Africa with our Alumnus FRED AGEL to help sort books for shipment to Africa! We will arrive back to Oglethorpe no later than 3:00!
This event is sponsored by the Georgia Humanities Council.
April 19, 2015 @ 11:45 am – 5:00 pm
True Gentlemen Day of Service @ Sheltering Grace
Join the brothers of Sigma Alpha Epsilon as they serve at Sheltering Grace on this Sunday afternoon! The project will include yard work ranging from raking leaves to cutting down trees! If you have any questions about Sigma Alpha Epsilon, contact Sam Traxler at straxler@oglethorpe.edu
April 24, 2015 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
 
Safe OUtlet Training @ TLCC A_LAB Conference Room
April 24, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Safe OUtlet Training @ TLCC A_LAB Conference Room
Have you seen the “I am a Safe OUTlet” stickers on student, faculty, or staff doors? This three-hour training gives an overview of LGBTQ life at OU and shows you how you can also become a Safe OUTlet! Please fill out this registration link to sign up: https://oglethorpe.wufoo.com/forms/safe-outlet-lgbtqqia-training-registration-form/ or visit the Safe OUtlet webiste here: http://www.oglethorpe.edu/campus_life/resources/SafeOutlet.asp
April 24, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Oglethorpe University Singers and Chorale Spring Concert Dr. W. Irwin Ray, conductor; David Buice, pianist
April 24, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
The Oglethorpe University Singers and Chorale Spring Concert
April 25, 2015 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Facilitated by Dr. Michael Rulison, Professor of Physics, Oglethorpe University Enjoy brunch and chat about the nature of time in the closing event for the exhibition Time is an Illusion: Revisiting Einstein’s Theory of Relativity.
The Oglethorpe Concert Winds Spring Concert @ Conant Performing Arts Center
May 2, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Oglethorpe Concert Winds Spring Concert Paul Scanling, conductor
The Oglethorpe Concert Winds Spring Concert @ Conant Performing Arts Center
May 2, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 2, 2015 8:00 pm / Conant Performing Arts Center The Oglethorpe Concert Winds Spring Concert Paul Scanling, conductor free
The Georgia Philharmonic @ Conant Performing Arts Center
May 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Georgia Philharmonic For advanced sale tickets: www.georgiaphilharmonic.org / free with Petrel Pass co-sponsored by Oglethorpe University Department of Music
The Georgia Philharmonic @ Conant Performing Arts Center
May 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
*Saturday, May 9, 2015 8:00 PM / Conant Performing Arts Center The Georgia Philharmonic For advanced sale tickets: www.georgiaphilharmonic.org / free with Petrel Pass co-sponsored by Oglethorpe University Department of Music
This event is sponsored by the Georgia Humanites Council.