Frostburg State University's Center for Community Partnerships will offer workshops in November on a variety of Microsoft programs and on grant writing. The workshops are:
Microsoft PowerPoint I will be offered Monday, Nov. 17, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Framptom 208. Participants will be introduced to the presentation software wizard, which enables presentations to be constructed quickly and easily. Slide backgrounds, changes in master fonts, graphics and layout, importing pictures and sound, animating slides and images, as well as deleting and moving slides, will be covered.
Microsoft Word: Fundamentals I will be offered Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Framptom 208. Students will learn to use rulers and tabs and to establish simple tables for layout. Fonts, colors, highlighting and graphic features, as well as importing and manipulating a graphic, will also be covered.
Microsoft PowerPoint II will be offered Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Framptom 208. An introduction to the multimedia and interactive features of PowerPoint. Participants will work to build an animated/progressive slide to use to organize a group discussion or learning experience and will learn to import slides from another presentation, create hyperlinks to Web sites, other slides and other files.
Microsoft Word Fundamentals II: Advanced will be offered Thursday, Nov. 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Framptom 208. Learn backgrounds, creating and manipulating text and using graphic boxes, layout and creating templates.
Grant Writing 101 will be offered Friday, Nov. 21, from 1 to 4 p.m. in Framptom 308. This course is designed to enhance the skills needed to identify and successfully compete for a variety of grant funding, including local, state and federal government dollars. Learn where to look for funds, tips on developing a quality application that gets you noticed, learn about who is looking at your application and what they want to see, and what you need to do after you are awarded funds.
To register, call (301) 687-4008. The cost of the class is $25 per session. Make check payable to FSU-CCP. FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.