FACS Connection - April 26, 2021
April 26, 2021

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

Monday, April 26, 2021

  1. Dawg Check
  2. FACS Leadership Symposium
  3. FACS Pick of the Week
  4. Student Affairs Diversity Fund
  5. UGA Cortona Study Abroad
  6. 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:

2. FACS Leadership Symposium

This year's Leadership Symposium consists of FACS students who are a part of the college. The Leadership Symposium is a time for students to reflect on their leadership journey and experiences. Each student created a leadership showcase that displays their leadership development. You will have the opportunity to view the leadership showcases now, so that you will be able to discuss the student's experiences further.

This event will be held Wednesday, April 28, from 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. Click the link to register:  https://tinyurl.com/21facslead

Leadership Showcases

Jimmy Cochran - Blog Post | FACS 2001 Student, Third Year, Consumer Economics & Financial Planning

Aria Morrill - Blog Posts Series | FACS 2001 Student, Second Year, Culinary Science & Nutrition

Kimberly Osborne - Poster | Emerging Leaders in Policy Scholar, Graduate Student - HDFS, Human Development & Family Science

Amber Sale - Podcast | Legislative Aide Leadership Fellow, Double Dawg, Human Development & Family Science

Chloe Freeman  - Podcast | Legislative Aide Leadership Fellow, Fourth Year, Consumer Economics, Housing Management and Policy

3. FACS Pick of the Week


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

4. Student Affairs Diversity Fund

5. UGA Cortona Study Abroad


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!

Please see the UGA Cortona website for full program details and for scholarship information.

6.  UGA Extension: COVID-19 Resources

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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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