FACS Connection - January 13, 2017

January 24th, 2017 Author: Jasmine Beckett  |  7065424847  |  More about Jasmine

Friday, January 13, 2017

  1. Announcement: SGA Submission Box
  2. News: Be the Match Registration Drive
  3. Internship Opportunity: UGA Office of Undergraduate Admissions
  4. Volunteer Opportunity: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Camps
  5. Volunteer Opportunity: MLK Day of Service
  6. Upcoming Event: 100 Days Until Graduation Event
  7. Upcoming Event: 9th Annual Chilly Dawg 5K
  8. Upcoming Event: FACS Day at the Capitol
  9. FACS Events Pick of the Week!


1. Announcement: SGA Submission Box

SGA wants to hear from you!


2. News: Be the Match Registration Drive

Be The Match at UGA is hosting a registry drive on January 18th from 4pm-6pm, downtown at The Place.

All UGA students and Clarke County residents between the ages of 18-44, and in general good health, are invited to learn how you could potentially save a stranger’s life in the fight against cancer.  

You can take the first step in the new year to SAVE A LIFE - by joining the Be The Match Marrow Donor Registry, between 4 pm and 6pm on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at The Place, located at 229 E Broad Street!  

Joining the registry is FREE, PAINLESS, NON-INTRUSIVE, and only takes about 15 minutes.

For more information about marrow donation, click here.


3. Internship Opportunity: UGA Office of Undergraduate Admissions

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is opening the application process for its student internship program for the 2017-2018 academic year! This is a paid position open to all current UGA undergraduate students graduating May 2018 or later.

The deadline for the electronic application is Friday, February 10th by 4pm. All interested students are encouraged to attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, January 25th, at 5:00 p.m. in Terrell Hall (2nd floor in the Presentation Hall)

An electronic application form can be submitted here. For any questions about the internship or application process, please contact Patrick Nicholson at interns@uga.edu in the UGA Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 


4. Volunteer Opportunity: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Camps

Every child deserves to feel special, which is why we collaborate with organizations like Camp Twin Lakes to offer children and their families the experience of camp. Our camps give children the opportunity to have fun, meet others with similar conditions, and build confidence. All camps are held at an adaptive campsite in Winder, GA called Camp Will-A-Way.

We are seeking dedicated, enthusiastic, and responsible counselors to help volunteer for a week of camp. (Must be 19 years old to apply). We are also looking for RN’s, PT’s, and OT’s as counselors. Mandatory training at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta - Tullie Circle on April 8th, 2017.

Apply now!


5. Volunteer Opportunity: MLK Day of Service

Join ServeUGA for Athens-Clarke County MLK Day of Service on January 16th, 2017! ServeUGA is providing transportation for UGA students to one of the MLK Day of Service sites. We will be participating in a highway beautification project. Check-in will begin at 7:30am in Tate Student Center Room 135. We will depart campus at approximately 8:10am and join the city at the MLK Day kick-off at Thomas Lay Park. Following the kick-off, we will transport volunteers to our service site. Volunteering will take place between 9:30am-1pm. We will return to campus by 1:30pm.

Register now!


6. Upcoming Event: 100 Days Until Graduation Event

100 Days Until Graduation

A free one-stop-shop for graduating students

Hosted by the UGA Student Alumni Council

Wednesday, January 18 and Thursday, January 19, 2017

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Hall Ballroom

100 Days Until Graduation is a two-day celebration that serves as a one-stop-shop for all graduation needs. Seniors should not miss this celebration – it is the only time this semester that all of these resources will be in one place for you!


7. Upcoming Event: Spring Education Aboard Fair

Wednesday, January 18, Noon-5pm in Tate Atrium

UGA offers Maymester, Summer, Semester and Academic Year study abroad opportunities.  You can go abroad and receive credit for your major, minor, elective, or core classes.  Go to the fair to learn about different study abroad programs, meet UGA students who have studied abroad, and talk with faculty directors and program representatives.


8. Upcoming Event: FACS Day at the Capitol

Click the image for information.  Registration opens at noon on Thursday, January 19.


9. FACS Events Pick of the Week!

2017 Chilly Dawg 5K

Click here to read all the details, register to run/walk, and become a supporter!

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


New to FACS?  View FACS Connection Archives here!


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