October 4, 2021
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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!!

https://www.fcs.uga.edu/about/beat-week

FACS Week

In preparation for our Homecoming Game against the Kentucky Wildcats, we will be celebrating FACS Week October 11–16. Events include:

Mental Health/Wellness

There are several ways to get your flu shot on campus. Visit https://healthcenter.uga.edu/healthtopics/influenza/  for locations, times, and FAQs.

Technology

The following software is available to faculty, staff, and students in FACS:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Maple
  • MATLAB
  • Qualtrics
  • SPSS
  • Zoom
  • Grammarly

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

Kudos

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!

Go Dawgs!

 Sheri Signature

Sheri Lokken Worthy, Ph.D.