FACS Connection - December 11, 2015

December 11th, 2015 Author: Kelly King  |  706-542-1006  |  More about Kelly

  1. Announcement: Last Chance to Register for FACS Convocation!
  2. Announcement: SSAC Hours Next Week
  3. Announcement: Save the Date for Dawson Hall Pageant
  4. Announcement: Register for FACS Chilly Dawg 5K
  5. Job Opportunity: FACS Extension Agents
  6. Volunteer Opportunity: Oasis Tutors @ Pinewood Community
  7. Research Opportunity: CURO Research Assistantship
  8. FACS Events Pick of the Week!
  9. Food 2 Kids Food of the Month!
  10. FACS Connection: Holiday Break


1. Announcement: Last Chance to Register for FACS Convocation!

Dear Fall Graduates,

The deadline to register for FACS convocation has been extended through today, December 11!

You have the option of participating in two graduation ceremonies: UGA Commencement and FACS Convocation.  Each ceremony requires a separate registration process.

UGA Commencement

The University of Georgia will host commencement for undergraduates at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 in Stegeman Coliseum. The graduate ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m. in Stegeman Coliseum. We encourage you to participate in the campus commencement activities.

FACS Convocation

A more personal ceremony for graduates of the College of Family and Consumer Sciences will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 in Mahler Hall located in the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. We hope that you will give us the opportunity to recognize you at this time. Family members are invited to attend. Tickets are free, but mandatory for this event.

Registration for FACS Convocation

Registration is required for student participation in the FACS Convocation. Please click the button below to complete the registration form. Tickets are required and can be picked up at the Student Success and Advisement Center, Room 112 Dawson Hall. Each student will receive up to four tickets with the possibility of receiving more two days before convocation.

*CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FACS CONVOCATION*

Academic Attire

Appropriate academic regalia must be worn to participate in the FACS Convocation. Caps, gowns and hoods may be purchased at the UGA Bookstore. Contact the University of Georgia Bookstore at 706-542-3171 for purchasing information. Candidates should wear their tassels over the right eye until the degree is awarded and over the left eye afterwards.

Arrival Instructions

The FACS Convocation is expected to last approximately one and a half hours. Please arrive at Mahler Hall at 11:30 a.m. and check in. FACS representatives will be located near easels with each department’s name. You will obtain an introduction card and line up with other graduation candidates behind your department easel.

Diplomas

Diplomas will be mailed from the UGA Registrar's office approximately 6 weeks after Commencement.


2. Announcement: SSAC Hours Next Week

The Student Success and Advising Center will be closed Thursday, December 17, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., to attend a staff luncheon and Friday, December 18, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., to attend FACS Convocation.  If you need assistance during these times, send an email to success@uga.edu or visit your major’s departmental office or the Dean’s Office.  Please note departmental offices and the Dean’s Office may be closed on Friday, December 18.  FACS Convocation is a college-wide event.

Department

Main Office

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

213 Dawson

Foods and Nutrition

280 Dawson

Human Development and Family Science

123 Dawson

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

321 Dawson

Dean’s Office

224 Dawson


3. Announcement: Save the Date for Dawson Hall Pageant

SAFCS presents the first annual Dawson Hall Pageant, geared towards the everyday student. NO PAGEANT EXPERIENCE IS NEEDED! The only requirement is to have a major or minor in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. The four categories during the pageant are When I Grow Up, Lip Sync Competition, Question, and School Spirit. Entry forms guarantee your spot, unless more than 20 forms are received. In that case, we will choose contestants by seniority. Informational sessions and Pageant dates to be determined.


4. Announcement: Register for FACS Chilly Dawg 5K

DON’T MISS OUT ON HOLIDAY PRICING FOR RACE PARTICIPANTS!

REGISTER TO RUN TODAY!


5. Job Opportunity: FACS Extension Agents

We are so excited to have several Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent openings, with two recent postings in Perry and Lexington/Danielsville.

To view current positions, visit UGA’s Employment website (iPAWS): https://www.ugajobsearch.com/applicants/jsp/shared/search/Search_css.jsp.  Select “County Extension Agent” on the right hand side of the screen.

General information about UGA County Extension Agent positions may be found at: http://extension.uga.edu/about/join/careers.cfm.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact the CAES Business Office at caesohr@uga.edu or (706) 542-2373.

Denise Everson

Northeast District

Family and Consumer Sciences Program Development Coordinator

Hoke Smith Building, Room 311

1225 Lumpkin Street

Athens, GA  30602

Phone: (706) 542-3179

Fax: (706) 542-1612


6. Volunteer Opportunity: Oasis Tutors @ Pinewood Community

The Sisters at Oasis Católico Santa Rafaela, serving the Pinewood community, are recruiting tutors for the spring semester.  This is an excellent way to hone your teaching skills while giving back to the Athens community, and it is a nice way to add to your resume.  New and returning tutors need to register as soon as possible.  Sessions for new tutors will be January 11-14, 2016, 2:30-5:00 p.m.

Find volunteer application directives and directions at www.oasistutors.org.


7. Research Opportunity: CURO Research Assistantship

Pursue research in any field!  We give you the opportunity to conduct research with a faculty mentor.

What Research Does for You

  • Stimulates your interest and involvement in scientific inquiry
  • Connects you with faculty investigators and research teams
  • Applies your coursework
  • Develops more competitive skills for your career
  • Builds your resume
  • Enhances your application for graduate school

How to Apply

  1. Find a faculty mentor using options from How to Find a Faculty Mentor below.
  2. Apply

How to Find a Faculty Mentor

Find a faculty mentor that matches your research interest:

After you've contacted a faculty mentor, meet with them to discuss what they do, why it is important, what you could learn, and their expectations of you.

The application deadline for Spring 2016 is Wednesday, January 13, 2016.


8. FACS Events Pick of the Week!

FACS Convocation

Friday, December 18, 12:00 p.m.

Mahler Hall, Georgia Center for Continuing Education

The University of Georgia will host commencement for undergraduates at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, December 18, 2015 at Stegeman Coliseum.  The graduate student ceremony will be at 2:30 p.m. in Stegeman Coliseum.  Graduates are encouraged to participate in the campus commencement activities.

A more personal ceremony for graduates of the College of Family and Consumer Sciences will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, December 18, 2015 in Mahler Hall located in the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.  Ample and free parking is available in the South Campus Parking Deck.  Tickets and registration are required for this event.  The ceremony is expected to last 90 minutes.

Check out the FACS Events page for a complete listing of everything going on this week.


9. Food 2 Kids Food of the Month!


10. FACS Connection: Holiday Break

We hope you have found FACS Connection helpful this semester.  Please send any feedback to success@uga.edu.  FACS Connection will return on Friday, January 8, 2016.

Congratulations to our graduates!  Happy holidays to all!

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