Special Events for May
Templates in Excel
On Wednesday, May 1st at 6:00 PM, financial expert Jessica Carpenter will explain the ins and outs of working with templates in Excel. Registration required.
Grocery Savings Workshop
On Wednesday, May 8th at 1:00 PM, Coupon Princess Shannon Snow will teach community members how to save money while shopping for groceries.
Queries in Access
Need to find data in your Access database? Financial expert Jessica Carpenter will take beginners through the process of creating queries in Access on Wednesday, May 8th at 6:00 PM. Registration required.
On Monday, May 13th that 6:00 PM, financial expert Teena Belcik will teach community members advanced features of the current version of Quickbooks. The Intro to Quickbooks class is taught May 8th at 4:00 PM.
Meal Planning Event
On Wednesday, May 15th at 1:00 PM, lifestyle expert Shannon Snow will explain how to prepare healthy meals for budget-minded families.
The ICC welcomes new community partners: Toastmasters, Greater Mt. Olive Baptist Church and Penn Avenue United Methodist Redemption Church.
The ICC was pleased to be part of the Cleveland and Linwood Elementary School's Intersession Program. Kids learned how to use the Kerpoof website to greate a story and movie based on the story.
The mobile van has taken it's longest trip to date - to an iCivics event for social studies teachers in Ardmore, Oklahoma.
The ICC is pleased to host and participate in the 2013 Oklahoma City Kickoff of the Girl Scouts Who Code! events, scheduled for various dates in March. Girls will learn the basics of computer coding, earn badges for website design, make apps and movies, code scratch projects, and program robots. Please visit Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma's website (http://www.gswestok.org/) of you'd like to register your daughter for one of these events. In addition, the ICC is excited to participate with the Girl Scouts in a new project, sponsored by the Dell Corporation, which is designed to create digital public service announcements for healthy lifestyles.
The ICC is pleased to host two events for the Oklahoma Center for Non Profits: a Writing Event and a QuickBooks training event during the spring semester.
On March 22nd, the ICC is hosting a training event for a new partner, the Cherokee Nation.
For the second year, the ICC will be hosting the Oklahoma Bar Association , Law Related Education Department’s iCivics program for area social studies teachers on April 4th.
The ICC has kicked off new mobile lab programs for the Woodson Park Senior Center of the Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department, for the Sanctuary Homeless Shelter sponsored by Catholic Charities, for the Department of Health’s Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services in Midwest City, and for the Sunbeam Family Services Homeless Shelter.
On January 31st, the ICC hosted the Oklahoma City Community Foundation and over 60 high school counselors for an all-day training event.
The ICC served as donation point for the Toys for Tots program.
The ICC will host Single Parent Support Networks Annual Holiday Party on December 15th. Parents will be attending computer sessions, craft sessions and beauty sessions at this event.
The ICC is honored to be featured in Metro Family's December 2012 issue.
The ICC’s focus this month will be on job searching and resume and cover letter improvement.
Kimberly Folkes, the Adult Career Services Coordinator from ResCare Workforce Services, will tell us about services offered through the Workforce Oklahoma-Reno Center and will assist community members in their job searching skills.
Justeen Cosar, a Job Developer at The Education and Employment Ministry (TEEM) (www.teem.org), will join us to tell us about the services offered by TEEM to help members of the community in their job search and resume building.
The ICC is participating in OCU's United Way fundraising events. Stop by and see our decorated pumpkin and door.
The ICC welcomes Webster Elementary to our site to conduct their Benchmark testing.
Y-Achievers will begin work at the ICC, learning resume and job search skills for future workplace success.
The ICC begins visits to our new partner, Union Baptist (unionbaptist.net), to offer free classes to children and young adult groups.
Dr. McGowan becomes a mentor to a promising McNair Scholar. Find out more about the program here: http://mcnairscholars.com/
Author and publisher Lucinda M. Thierry Riles from Made By Me Publications http://www.madebymepublications.com/ will present a free seminar on How to Publish a Book.
The ICC offers regular classroom instruction to 5th and 6th graders at Gatewood Elementary http://okcs.gatewood.schooldesk.net/ and Positive Tomorrows (http://www.positivetomorrows.org/).
The ICC sponsored a community event to help senior citizens create and explore their online Social Security Administration website. Thank you to all the attendees for their participation.
Dr. McGowan will present her paper "Developing the Applicant Pool in the Strategic Recruitment of Assistive Technology Professionals" at the October 2-3 OTA Learning Technology Encyclo-Media Conference.
The ICC forms new relationships with YWCA Oklahoma City (“Eliminating Racism, Empowering Women”) http://www.ywca.org/site/pp.asp?c=djIMI0POKvG&b=4818621, AmeriCARE OneSource americareonesource.com/Home_Page.html, and Oklahoma Teachers Continuing Education.com.
The ICC unveils new improvements to our website; a big thank you to OCU Web Content Coordinator Brian Byrne.
The ICC conducted professional development for teachers at Positive Tomorrows Charter School (http://www.positivetomorrows.org/) and Santa Fe South Middle Schools (http://www.santafesouth.org/).
The ICC participates in First Baptist's (http://www.fbcokc.org/) Movie Night for kids, offering free instruction in iMovie.