FACS Connection - April 16, 2021
A weekly digest of news, events, and opportunities for all undergraduate FACS students.
Friday, April 16, 2021
- Dawg Check
- Resources for Student Well-Being
- FACS Pick of the Week
- Student Affairs Diversity Fund
- UGA Cortona Study Abroad
- UGA Extension: COVID-19 Resources
1. Dawg Check
The University of Georgia is committed to a safe environment for its faculty, students, and staff. As a part of our commitment, we ask that you use DawgCheck to:
- Check your current health condition and report exposure daily using this link!
- Should you test positively for Covid-19, you are required to report the test results here.
- You will receive these prompts via email. You may enroll in text/SMS messages for these alerts by registering here.
- If you have questions or require more information, please visit dawgcheck.uga.edu.
- If you need emotional or academic support, please contact Student Care and Outreach, CAPS, or other supports available on campus.
- UGA offers a couple of virtual mental health resources, as well: Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) and a partnership with Christie Campus Health.
- You can reach CAPS by phone at 706-542-2273. If you would prefer to talk to a non-UGA counselor, Christie Campus Health offers a 24/7 support line at 833-910-3371.
- Engage, get connected, and get involved (Check out the UGA Master Calendar, the UGA Involvement Network, and search lists of things to do around Athens.).
- For a more comprehensive listing of resources, please visit UGA’s Student Resources for Wellbeing or the UGA Mental Health Initiative.
The Student Success and Advising Center is seeking interns for this summer and the fall. If you're looking to gain experience in the areas of Business, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Recruitment, and Project Management, this internship is for you! It is also eligible as an Experiential Learning opportunity!
Click the link to learn more and apply. https://www.fcs.uga.edu/ssac/ssac-internship
The University of Georgia's oldest study abroad program has been operating in the medieval Tuscan hill town of Cortona, Italy for more than 50 years. UGA Cortona offers an extensive list of studio art and art history courses, as well as classes in Italian, English, Women's Studies, Science, Business, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, and Agriculture. Earn UGA credit while living in Tuscany and traveling with the program to Italian cities such as Rome, Florence, Venice, Siena, Naples, Orvieto, Assisi, and many more!
UGA Extension has compiled a list of helpful resources related to the COVID-19 vaccine. To get the latest information, visit extension.uga.edu/emergencies.
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