FACS Connection - April 17, 2020
April 17, 2020
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A weekly digest of news, events, and opportunities for all undergraduate FACS students. 

Friday, April 17, 2020

  1. Pure Chat Live!
  2. Career Center – Virtual Resources
  3. The (Virtual) Monthly InSTALLment
  4. Student Affairs Fellows Program – Apply Today!
  5. FACS Student Organizations – Re-Register Now!
  6. Navigating the New Normal – Join the Virtual Classroom!

1.  Pure Chat Live!

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Do you have questions for the Student Success and Advising Center?

Use the Live Chat on the Student Success and Advising Center webpage. Go to www.fcs.uga.edu/ssac/ and click on the Live Chat button in the footer of the webpage to submit your questions. You can ask about changing your major, signing up for an advising appointment, getting involved, and more!  

The Live Chat feature will be available Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 9:00-11:00 a.m. and Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. If staff are unavailable, questions will be routed to success@uga.edu


2.  Career Center – Virtual Resources

The UGA Career Center is offering a number of virtual services/resources to help students during this time. They are providing virtual appointments, virtual drop-in hours, virtual events, UGA Mentor Program virtual mentee orientations, and more! Please visit the virtual services landing page for more information: http://career.uga.edu/virtual_resources.


3.  The (Virtual) Monthly InSTALLment

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Miss The Monthly InSTALLment? Don’t worry, the Student Success and Advising Center (SSAC) has you covered! View the graphic above to learn more about remote advising, SSAC internship applications, and 2020-2021 SSAC Executive Board Applications!


4.  Student Affairs Fellows Program – Apply Today!

Participants will be paired with a current UGA Student Affairs professional who will serve as a mentor and provide guidance related to graduate school programs and career planning. You must be a 3rd year undergraduate student to apply.

Complete the application and submit a current resume at tinyurl.com/safellowsuga. For more information, go to https://t.uga.edu/5Pk.


5.  FACS Student Organizations – Re-Register Now!

It’s that time of year again! All FACS organizations will need to complete the steps to re-register their organization by Sunday, April 26th. Please refer to www.fcs.uga.edu/ssac/student-organization-resources.com for more information. If you have any further questions, please contact the Student Success and Advising Center (SSAC) at success@uga.edu.


6.  Navigating the New Normal – Join the Virtual Classroom!

Participate in Navigating the New Normal, a virtual open classroom! During this zoom meeting students will learn more information about the following topics:

  • Techniques for developing a digital portfolio
  • Networking
  • The top 2% engagement
  • Business Etiquette
  • Leadership 101 – Leading Yourself First

The zoom meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 21st, at 9:30 a.m. eastern time (US and Canada).

Join Zoom meeting: https://zoom.us/j/92935875432?pwd=eURRcWltbVMzWWozeVF0UTlZdWtSZz09

Meeting ID: 929 3587 5432.

Password: 923380


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