FACS FACULTY AND STAFF REGONITION
If you missed our recognition ceremony this week, the full story and photos are available on the FACS web site http://www.fcs.uga.edu/. In addition to previously announced recipients of awards and honors, we also make the presentation and named the second Georgia Athletic Association Professor in the college. Recently approved by the Board of Regents, Dr. K.A.S. Wickrama, Human Development and Family Science was named the Georgia Athletic Association Professor II. He is a nationally recognized scholar and was named to hold this endowed professorship effective July 1. This is the second Athletic Association Professorship in the college. Congratulations, Dr. Wickrama!
FACS AMBASSADORS NAMED FOR 2014-2015
Over thirty students applied and were interviewed to compete for selection into the newest class of College Ambassadors. On Tuesday, April 22, ten returning (second or third year Ambassadors) welcomed 14 new FACS Ambassadors. We thanked the ten graduating seniors and those completing service as FACS Ambassadors. The Ambassadors are all listed below.
Kristen Averett – Nutrition Science
Hillary Barfield – HDFS
Breanna Costner – HDFS/Pre-Law
Mica David – Nutrition Science & Cellular Biology
Madalene Dawson – Nutrition Science
Molly Catherine Dodd – Fashion Merchandising & Marketing
Kelsey Eenigenburg – HDFS & Consumer Economics
Samantha Henning – Furnishings & Interiors
Laura Olivia Newsome – HDFS
Caitlin Passino – Financial Planning
Amanda Schoon – HDFS
Sara Thompson – Furnishings & Interiors
Lucy Grace Tyler – HDFS
Jessica Williamson – Dietetics & Consumer Foods
Laura Eckhardt - FDN
Skye Estroff – FDN
Elizabeth Holland – TMI
Laura Hogan – TMI
Funmi Jemilugba - HDFS
Morgan Kupersmith - HDFS
Ivy Odom – FACS Education
Whitney Okie – FDN
Jordan Sylvester – FDN
Lauren Tolbert – TMI
Hannah Adair – FHCE
Kelsey Brooks – FHCE
Hannah Dees – TMI
Savannah King – FDN
Sally Singletary – TMI
Tyler Baker – FHCE
Beth Coffey – HDFS
Lindsey Hutchins – HDFS
Sara Beth Naylor – Consumer Jo.
Laura Higgason - HDFS
UGA EXTENSION CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
Dr. J. Scott Angle, Dean and Director of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, invites you to attend a celebration of Extension's legacy in Georgia. Join us Thursday, May 15, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, University of Georgia for a joyful evening featuring the new Centennial Timeline Exhibit. Festivities will highlight the most notable milestones of UGA Extension over the past century, while embracing the promising future that lies ahead. RSVP: Carla Wood, 706-583-0347 or firstname.lastname@example.org by May 9. Dress: Business attire.
Join the timeline storyboard by submitting a favorite extension story from days working with Extension, as an employee or client (4-H student, etc.). Please also share your story: http://100years.extension.uga.edu/content/extension100.html
The FAC elections have been completed. Faculty completing their two-year term and thanked for service are:
Newly elected and joining the FAC for a two-year term beginning fall semester are:
The Associate Deans are also members of the FAC.
UGA ALUMNI NOMINATIONS SOUGHT
The popular Bulldog 100 and the 40 Under 40 programs are both open to nominations and have a short window of opportunity. The Bulldog 100 is a program that will determine and award the 100 fastest growing businesses owned or operated by UGA Alumni. Nomination are due May 31. Criteria can be found at http://www.alumni.uga.edu/alumni/index.php/site/bulldog100/b100_about
KUDOS – STUDENTS
Lindsey Hutchins, Human Development and Family Science, is featured on the UGA web site as one of our Amazing Students http://uga.edu/amazing/profile/hutchins-lindsey1/. Congratulations!
KUDOS – FACULTY
Caree Cotwright, FDN, has been selected as a 2014-2015 Service-Learning Fellow. She will receive a fellowship award of up to $2,500 to be used during FY15 for development her proposed project. Fellows will also have the opportunity to be matched with a mentor from previous Service-Learning Fellows cohorts based on areas of interest.
SCHEDULE (Dean’s travel and purpose during the next two weeks):
Linda Kirk Fox