‘Core Lab’ Events:  All Core 115 students must attend CORE Lab events during the Spring 2018  semester.  Approved events are listed on the Core Lab Calendar (see below).

CORE Lab is designed to help each student better understand issues of justice and community as well as how research is conducted.  All students will need to complete the four required tasks and attend four additional events (one from each of the four categories on the CORE Lab menu:

Required Activities:

  • One-on-One Conference with your instructor to review your design for your CORE Lab
  • Showing of film: Selma
  • MLK DAY Convocation Event (January 15 in Chapel). Details to follow.
  • Attend Explore, Engage, Express Workshop.

‘Core Lab’ Events:  All Core 110 students must attend CORE Lab events during the Spring 2018  semester.  Approved events are listed on the Core Lab Calendar; http://www.valpo.edu/valpocore/core-lab/

The CORE Lab is designed to provide each student the opportunity to explore who they are, and who they want to become while engaging in a wide variety of events and resources Valpo offers. All students will need to complete the four required tasks and attend six additional events (one from each of the four categories on the CORE Lab menu:

Required Activities:

  • One-on-One Conference with your instructor to review your design for your CORE Lab
  • Showing of film: Selma
  • MLK DAY Convocation Event (January 15 in Chapel). Details to follow.
  • Interview – choose a person whose story can help you better understand your own, or offer inspiration for the future.

Core Purpose Lab – Menu

CORE STUDENTS: Events that have been approved for Core Lab are placed on the Valpo Core calendar below.

Core 110 events are categorized by the four categories listed on the Purpose Lab: 

KY – Knowing Yourself

SOY – Stepping Outside Yourself

UPH – Understanding Place & History

INP – Imagining New Possibilities

Core 115 events are listed in one of two categories:

J115 for Justice

R115 for Research

NOTE to Students: If you see an event you want to attend that is not categorized, please talk with your instructor.  The instructor can decide if the event fits with the theme and assign the appropriate code.  

Similarly, if you would like to use an event for a different category, you must get approval from your instructor.

 

Core Lab Activities are posted and updated regularly here!

To search the calendar by category:

When in your valpo.edu account, you can add this calendar to your google calendar(s). Go to “Other Calendars” then type in Valpo Core, and add the calendar OR when on the Valpo Core calendar on this website, at the bottom right hand corner of the calendar is a plus sign and google calendar icon. If you hover over that, it will say “add this calendar“, and you can add it to your google calendar. This will allow you to do a search on the calendar by the abbreviated category definition noted above for 110 or 115.

To submit an event for approval:

Please complete a Core Lab Approval Request Form-SP18 and submit to your request to catherine.busch@valpo.edu.

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