DEAN’S CHALLENGE LADY BULLDOGS BASKETBALL GAME – THURS. FEB. 8
A special invitation has been extended again this year to the College by the Georgia Women’s Basketball team. We have been given 150 complimentary tickets to the Lady Dogs home game on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 against Vanderbilt with tip off at 7 p.m. Please join us, faculty, staff and your family! Free tickets are available IN THE DEAN’S OFFICE (along with a voucher for food from the concessions at Stegeman Coliseum during the game).
You’ll want to come on and cheer the Lady Bulldogs who are having a GREAT season, 16 wins, and 2 losses.
Please see Brocton Funke or Carol Halstead in the Dean’s Office, Dawson 224, to obtain the FREE tickets. These tickets will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.
When attending the game, be sure to sign in at the Smith Street concourse area so we can track attendance. The college with the Dean that brings the most guests will be recognized as the winner!
FACS 100 DAY AT THE CAPITOL
Celebrate 100 years of UGA FACS and 35 years of our Legislative Aide Internship Program on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. To celebrate with us, visit the FACS Day at the Capitol website here. Registration is now open and closes at 5pm on Wednesday, January 31.
FACS 100 CENTENNIAL LAUNCHED MLK DAY
The official Centennial Kick-off event was yesterday with Athens Martin L. King, Jr. Day of Service http://www.fcs.uga.edu/alumni/mlk-day-of-service-facs-100-kickoff, Mon. Jan. 15, 2018. We selected that date to kick-off the Centennial year and committing to a Day of Service in Athens and through other sites statewide through FACS Extension Agents.
If you participated and have any photos to post to the Faces of Service website http://www.fcs.uga.edu/centennial/day-of-service-100-faces, use #FACS100 or email Cal Powell email@example.com to have them posted.
FACS 100 CENTENNIAL WEBSITE LAUNCHED
We launched the website http://www.fcs.uga.edu/centennial FACS 100 Centennial – A century of tradition and innovation!
This website highlights history and milestone events in our past. It will also be the one place throughout 2018 for you to find information about happenings during the year to celebrate our proud past and promising future!
If you have any questions or suggestions, please don’t hesitate to contact me or the following individuals who are key to our success.
Patricia (Tricia) White Director of Development, firstname.lastname@example.org
Alexis Morgan Director of Alumni Relations, email@example.com
Cal Powell Director of Communications firstname.lastname@example.org
Casey Gordon Web Developer, OTIS, email@example.com
Carol Halstead Admin. Assistant, External Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org
Debbie Murray Assoc. Dean, Extension & Outreach email@example.com
Patti Hunt-Hurst Assoc. Dean, Academic Programs, firstname.lastname@example.org
Camille Kesler President, FACS Alumni Association
FACS SECURES ADDTIONAL FUNDS FOR PROMOTION, RECRUITMENT, RETENTION AND DIVERSITY
I’m pleased to share the good news that competitive proposals submitted last semester by the departments in the college has netted nearly $100,000 in one-time monies from the Graduate School and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion.
This group of proposals were funded by the Graduate School at approximately $25,000 each:
Request for the development of an Interdisciplinary Materials Science Graduate Degree Program
Suraj Sharma, Grad Coordinators, and Co-PIs: Drs. Gajanan Bhat, Sergiy Minko, Jason Locklin, Crystal Leach
Recruitment and development of 8000 course in FDN PhD program
Jamie Cooper, Grad Coordinator
Recruitment materials development including videos, AdWords, materials and targeted marketing to the military population
Swarn Chatterjee, Grad Coordinator
From the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion at $10,000:
Building Capacity for a diversity and inclusive graduate program in the Department of FHCE
Swarn Chatterjee and Sheri Worthy
$10,000 in Foundation funding for this important diversity and inclusion initiative
FHCE, Griffin campus:
And, not limited to graduate education, at $10,000
Advising and Mentoring Minority Students for Success Program
Velma Zahirovic-Herbert and Sophia Anong
SCHEDULE (Dean’s travel and purpose during the next two weeks):
Linda Kirk Fox
The College of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Georgia embraces a commitment to diversity by modeling for the state and nation a community of individuals and programs which seek to reduce prejudice, disparities, and discrimination and build a supportive environment for all.