FACS Connection - February 3, 2017

February 7th, 2017 Author: Jasmine Beckett  |  7065424847  |  More about Jasmine

Friday, February 3, 2017

  1. Announcement: The Career Center has moved!
  2. Announcement: FACS Day at the Capitol Registration
  3. Leadership Opportunity: Apply to be a FACS Ambassador
  4. Scholarship: Undergraduate Scholarships Deadline
  5. Scholarship: Experiential Learning Scholarships Application
  6. Service Opportunity: Black History Month Day of Service
  7. Internship Opportunity: Summer Internship at FCCLA Headquarters
  8. TXMI Majors Opportunity: Her Campus UGA Magazine
  9. Career Corner: Intern for a Day Info Session
  10. Career Corner: Arch Ready Career Assessment Event
  11. FACS Pick of the Week


1. Announcement: The Career Center has moved!

Clark Howell Hall is undergoing a much needed renovation. As of January 30, the UGA Career Center has temporarily relocated to University Printing (also referred to as Bulldog Print & Design).

NEW TEMPORARY ADDRESS:  210 River Road, Athens, GA  30602  If using GPS, please use 230 River Road (UGA Performing Arts Center).

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2. Announcement: FACS Day at the Capitol

Registration to attend FACS Day at the Capitol closes Wednesday, February 8th.

Click on the graphic for more information and to register!

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3. Leadership Opportunity: Apply to be a FACS Ambassador

Interested in applying? Attend the FACS Ambassador info session on February 7 at 5pm in Dawson Room, Room 312.

Click the graphic for more information

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4.  Scholarship: Undergraduate Scholarships Deadline

Undergraduate

The application for undergraduate scholarships is now available. Scholarships can help pay for tuition, books, fees, housing, and meal plans.  In 2016, 46 of 53 applicants received scholarships with an average amount of $1,586.  Seventy-five percent of FACS scholarships DO NOT require demonstrated financial need.  We have scholarships for all majors in FACS, students with a 4-H background, UGA athletes and cheerleaders, transfers from ABAC, students with a GPA of 2.75 or higher, students involved in clubs and organizations within FACS and UGA, students from Coffee, Colquitt, Johnson, Oglethorpe, Toombs or Washington counties.

The deadline is February 27, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.

Requirements:

  1. Be admitted into an approved undergraduate major in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  2. Approximately ¼ of the scholarships are need based and require that you have completed a FAFSA for the upcoming academic year. 
  3. Meet any additional criteria that are specific to the scholarship eligibility requirements as stipulated in the fund agreement. View Scholarship List to check additional criteria.
  4. We must receive two signed letters of recommendation by the deadline.  These can be mailed directly to Associate Dean of Academic Programs, ATTN: Scholarship Reference, 305 Sanford Drive, 224 Dawson Hall, Athens, GA 30602 or e-mailed to Carol Halstead.

Apply here!

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5. Scholarship: Experiential Learning Scholarships Application

The link for the next round of Experiential Learning scholarships is now live. The link can be found here.

Applications and all supporting materials are due by midnight on March 3.

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6. Service Opportunity: Black History Month Day of Service

Come join ServeUGA on February 4th, by giving back to your local community!

Spend a half day serving at Brooklyn Cemetery, a historically African American cemetery in the Athens community to help honor and celebrate those lives during Black History Month. During our time there, we will work to help beautify the grounds as well as construct kiosks for visitors. 

Transportation will be provided from Tate Student Center, and students should expect to be back around 12:30PM. 

Register here!

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7. Internship Opportunity: Summer Internship at FCCLA Headquarters

FCCLA is seeking four individuals for internships at the national headquarters office during the summer of 2017. The opportunities available are: Communications, Competitive Events, Conferences, and Membership and Programs. To learn more about each opportunity and the application requirement, click the graphic above.

Application deadline: February 15, 2017

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8. TXMI Majors Opportunity: Her Campus UGA Magazine

Her Campus UGA is seeking fashion merchandising majors to make sure UGA students have style all year long!

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9. Career Corner: Intern for a Day Info Session

Intern for a Day

Date: February 8th, 2017; February 9th, 2017

Time: 4-5 PM

Location: MLC, Rm. 150

The Career Center partners with employers in Atlanta and Athens to provide a job shadow opportunity to match your career interest. Students who participate are able to build their resume, explore a career and network with professionals. Attend this mandatory information session to learn more about the Intern For A Day Program!

More information, click here

JOIN this event on Handshake to reserve your spot for this popular program or RSVP by e-mail to extern@uga.edu.

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10. Career Corner: Arch Ready Career Assessment Event

Arch Ready: Career Assessments 101: Discover Your Interests

Date: February 8th, 2017

Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Location: Tate Student Center, Rm. 143

Registration is required for this event on Handshake; space is limited. Students can attend ONE "Career Assessments 101: Discover Your Interests" workshop for Arch Ready credit.

Join us for an interactive workshop to learn about your interests and how they relate to majors and careers. In order to attend this workshop you need to take a free online interest assessment, click here to begin.

PLEASE BRING YOUR LAPTOP or TABLET IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE.

Click the graphic for more information about the Arch Ready Professionalism Certificate.

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11. FACS Pick of the Week!

FACS Info Session – Friday, February 10th 2pm

If you or someone you know is new to FACS or is thinking about changing to FACS, attend a FACS Info Session this spring!

Interested in attending? Click the graphic for more information.

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New to FACS?  View FACS Connection Archives here!

FACS Connection submissions should be submitted by Wednesdays at 5PM.

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