Russ Gifford
Training Specialist

Microsoft Master Instructor

bulletInteractive Seminars
bulletDocumentation Expert
bulletReport Developer

Upcoming Seminars

  Complete listing of previous seminars

Upcoming seminars and multi-media classes


Contentious Elections In American History
- Mondays at noon, WIT L416, Starting Sept 19
   (Four biweekly sessions)


The Rise (and Fall) of Mass Media
- Mondays at noon, WIT L416, Starting Oct 24
(L416 - Noon to 2 PM) 

The Dr. Robert R. Dunker Leadership Lectures


"John Adams – Second President, First Failure?"
Wednesday, Sept 28, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Cargill Auditorium


"Courageous Presidential Decisions – Five Famous Choices"
Friday, Sept 30, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cargill Auditorium


Previous Multimedia Seminar Samples


'The 60's told via Rock n' Roll: 1963 - 1975


Boomer Classics

Click to hear audio interview!   


Mass Media and Big Government  (promo) 


Spies! (overview) 


Sample Clips from numerous publications


Newest addition! Using Microsoft Access to Create Custom Reports from Infinite Campus!

 (Users Manual from the Training)










Example of Microsoft Access to Create Form-Driven Custom Reports - allows users to input parameters







Using SSRS to Create Custom Reports (and Student Tabs)  within Infinite Campus!

Read the book!

"Spectacular Voyage: Following Lewis & Clark in Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota", by Russ Gifford, 2002.
(Click to download PDF)
(Click here to for audio preview)  

Past Seminars

Recent and upcoming Seminars



Training Manuals for SQL / SSRS Reporting / Microsoft Access

Business Applications Developer


Microsoft Office:

Microsoft Office classes (Excel, Word, Access)

Freelance Writer:

Yes, at one time I wrote a regular column for The GENERAL. And What's Happening! And published hundreds of articles in The Weekender.




Rockin' 1966: Exploring the Year in Rock
Celebrate 1966 and four great groundbreaking albums by revving up the WIT WayBack Machine! Along the way we will also remember the pivotal moments of 1966!

January – March, 1966:
“Sounds of Silence” by Simon & Garfunkel
Monday, Oct 17, 6 pm to 8 pm, L416

April - June, 1966:
"Pet Sounds" by the Beach Boys
Monday, Oct 24, 6 pm to 8 pm, L416

July -September, 1966:
"Blonde on Blonde" by Bob Dylan
Monday, Oct 31, 6 pm to 8 pm, L416

October -December, 1966:
"Revolver" by The Beatles

Monday, Nov 7, 6 pm to 8 pm, L416

Developer/Producer of Interactive CD-Roms:
(These are multi-media extravaganzas with graphics, audio and video.)

Delivering Interactive WebEx Programs

Learning SPI's GBACW® system
12 sessions

Learning the Advanced Squad Leader® Game system!
14 sessions

Disc 1 - the Basics
Disc 2 - Fire Lanes and SW
Disc 3 - Guns and Tanks!