FACS Connection - April 24, 2020
April 24, 2020
Contact: April Bullard  | 706-542-4847  | More about April

A weekly digest of news, events, and opportunities for all undergraduate FACS students. 

Friday, April 24, 2020

  1. Pure Chat Live!
  2. Career Center – Virtual Resources
  3. The (Virtual) Monthly InSTALLment
  4. UGA Extension Newsletter
  5. Prepared Dawgs Ambassador Program – Apply Today
  6. Internship Opportunity – UGA Extension

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.  UGA Extension Newsletter

UGA Extension is publishing a weekly newsletter to help Georgians navigate the pandemic crossing all three of our subject matter areas – FACS, Ag, and 4-H.  Click the link to view the newsletter: https://t.uga.edu/5SA.


5.  Prepared Dawgs Ambassador Program – Apply Today

The Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP) is looking for motivated students to join the Prepared Dawgs Ambassador Program.  Ambassadors will act as liaisons to the student body and work to promote a safe and prepared campus environment. 

For more information about the Prepared Dawgs Ambassador Program or to apply, please visit https://prepare.uga.edu/ambassador-program/.  Applications will close on May 15, 2020.


6.  Internship Opportunity – UGA Extension

Seeking a fall internship? If you are considering a career with Extension, there is no better way to learn firsthand about what we do than to serve as an intern. Applications are due May 1st! Visit the careers page to see a listing of currently advertised positions. Contact your local UGA Extension office or district office to learn more.


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