FACS Connection - January 27, 2017

January 31st, 2017 Author: Jasmine Beckett  |  7065424847  |  More about Jasmine

Friday, January 27, 2017

  1. Announcement: Apply to be a FACS Ambassador!
  2. Upcoming Event: FHCE Showcase Week
  3. Upcoming Event: Annual Dawson Hall Pageant Applications
  4. Scholarship Opportunity: Food Scholarship
  5. Research Opportunity: CURO Summer Fellowship Applications
  6. Leadership Opportunity: Student Alumni Council Applications
  7. Career Corner: FHCE Internship and Career Fair
  8. Survey: HDFS Research Project
  9. FACS Pick of the Week!


1. Announcement: Apply to be a FACS Ambassador!

Room TBD. Click on the graphic for additional information.


2. Upcoming Event: FHCE Showcase Week

Please join the Department of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics to celebrate our amazing department through speakers, our career and internships fair, financial planning banquet, and more!

Events are open to all majors!


3. Upcoming Event: Annual Dawson Hall Pageant Applications

We want YOU! Do you think you have what it takes to be the next Mx. Dawson Hall? The Student Association of Family and Consumer Sciences is hosting the 2nd Annual Dawson Hall Pageant themed: Rooted in FACS on February 23, 2017 at 6pm. Interest packets are available in the Student Success and Advising Center (SSAC), Dawson 112. The last day to submit your interest packet has been extended to January 31, 2017. Submit your form online here at the link below or submit your packet in the SSAC.

If you have questions, please reach out to Morgan Easley, Director of Special Events of SAFCS via email at morgan.easley23@uga.edu. Don’t miss you on this fabulous event – SIGN UP TODAY!!!


4.  Scholarship Opportunity: Food Scholarship

We are excited to announce that the application for the Summer 2017 Let All the Big Dawgs Eat Food Scholarship is now available on the Food Scholarship Website.

You may access the application here.

All students who will be enrolled full-time this summer at the UGA Athens campus are eligible for this need-based scholarship, which funds meal plans.

The application closes Monday, February 13, 2017.


5. Research Opportunity: CURO Summer Fellowship Applications


 

The Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO) invites submissions from UGA undergraduate researchers for the 2017 CURO Summer Fellowship. Each year, CURO awards up to thirty Summer Research Fellowships of $3,000 to support UGA undergraduates interested in pursuing intensive, faculty-mentored research during the summer term. Eligible applicants must be current first, second, or third year students at UGA.

Award and submission details can be found here.


6. Leadership Opportunity: Student Alumni Council Applications

The Student Alumni Council (SAC) is currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year! SAC serves to encourage donorship by promoting tradition and instilling pride within our student body across campus. Additionally, we serve as the official ambassadors between the current UGA student body and the Alumni Association.

Please contact Jasmine Somerset at jasmine.somerset@uga.edu if you have questions.


7. Career Corner: FHCE Internship and Career Fair

The Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer Economics Internship and Career Fair offers the opportunity for students to network with employers with a special interest in hiring FHCE students. Students at all levels of their educational experience will have an opportunity to learn about internship and full-time openings available. Students who are seeking internships and full-time jobs in these industries are highly encouraged to attend.

Don’t forget to bring at least 10 copies of your resume and dress professionally.

Come by the Career Center's remaining Resume Critique Days 1/30, and 1/31 10 AM - 3 PM in Tate Grand Hall to ensure your resume is ready!

View the list of employers attending here.


8. Survey: HDFS Research Project

Lyndsey R. Hjelmstead is a graduate student at UGA working on her Ph.D. in the Human Development and Family Science department. She is conducting a research project to understand and evaluate how participants maintain their romantic relationships.

If you are currently in a romantic relationship of at least six months in duration, you are invited to participate in the research project. This is an online survey that should take less than 25 minutes to complete. If you would like to participate, click here.

There will be a drawing in which each participant has the change of receiving one of four $25 Target gift cards. If you would not like to participate in the research, but would still like to enter the drawing, please click here, then follow the link at the bottom of the survey page to enter the drawing without completing the survey.


9. FACS Pick of the Week

Click on the graphic to register.


New to FACS?  View FACS Connection Archives here!

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

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