Dean’s Update 10/4/21
It’s Beat Week!
In preparation for our win over the Auburn Tigers this Saturday and so that we can beat them twice, we are asking you to show your Bulldog pride by supporting FACS programs with your generous donations. You can make a gift of any amount to any FACS fund. The university that receives the most donations during this week wins! Go Dawgs!!
In preparation for our Homecoming Game against the Kentucky Wildcats, we will be celebrating FACS Week October 11–16. Events include:
- Celebrating Excellence Virtual Program will be available Tuesday, October 12.
- Financial Planning, Housing & Consumer Economics Internship/Career Fair, 10am – 2pm, Tate 5th Floor. Click here for information.
- Donuts with the Dean on the front porch of Dawson, 9:30-12:30pm Wednesday, October 13. Nedza’s Food Truck, games, conversation, and Hairy Dawg will be there 11:30am-12:30pm.
- Homecoming Tailgate – Sponsored by FACS Alumni Association, Saturday, October 16. Register here: https://www.fcs.uga.edu/alumni/events-homecoming-tailgate
- See the FACS Calendar for other FACS Week Events: https://www.fcs.uga.edu/events
There are several ways to get your flu shot on campus. Visit https://healthcenter.uga.edu/healthtopics/influenza/ for locations, times, and FAQs.
The following software is available to faculty, staff, and students in FACS:
- Microsoft Office
- Adobe Creative Cloud
For more information: https://www.fcs.uga.edu/otis/software
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
CTL Virtual Workshop: Embracing Diversity to Increase Inclusive Teaching Practices, October 14, 9:30-11am. Learn how to increase student engagement in your classroom while also helping all students succeed and access the full learning experience. For more information and to register: https://ugeorgia.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6Vda8n76zyMFfYa
Join colleagues from across the state at the virtual University System of Georgia Diversity and Inclusion Summit on Friday, October 29, 2021, 11am–1pm. Heather McGhee, designer and promoter of solutions to inequality in America and author of The Sum of Us will be the keynote speaker. Register here: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6498561/USG-Diversity-Inclusion-Summit-2021
Congratulations to Cara Simmons, named to Georgia Trend Magazine's 40 Under 40 list! https://www.georgiatrend.com/2021/09/30/georgia-trend-2021-40-under-40/ Her bio appears on page 29 of the digital edition here:
https://editions.mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?m=8924&l=1 Well-deserved recognition!
Sheri Lokken Worthy, Ph.D.