FACS Connection - August 18, 2017

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

Friday, August 18, 2017

  1. FACS History Lesson
  2. International Coffee Hour - Sponsored by International Student Life
  3. FACS Career Consultant Corner
  4. Scholarship Opportunities
  5. FACS Events Pick of the Week!
  6. Bulldog Basics Update

1. FACS History Lesson

Did you know that FACS is nearly 100 years old? Learn more about our history here!

2. International Coffee Hour – Sponsored by International Student Life

The Department of International Student Life and World Ambassadors are hosting their first International Coffee Hour of the year. This event occurs every Friday from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom.


3. FACS Career Consultant Corner

As of August 14th, the Career Center is back on the second floor of the newly renovated Clark Howell Hall. Come check out the new space and have your resume checked out while you’re at it! The Career Center holds walk-in hours Monday through Friday from 12-2 PM. If you’d like to meet specifically with the FACS Career Consultant, Brittany Smith, she works walk-in hours on Wednesdays. You can also catch her in the Dawson Hall main lobby from 10:30-12:30 on Tuesdays!

Did you have a summer job or internship? Enter to win a pair of Beats!

Fill out the Career Center’s survey about your experience for a chance to win one pair of Beats by Dre (Solo3 Wireless).

Current UGA students are eligible for the prize.

Survey Link: http://baseline.campuslabs.com/uga/parttimejobndinternshipsurvey2017

Deadline: Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 at noon

Upcoming Career Center Events: Dawgs Suit Up!

Need new business attire for this year’s career fairs or your upcoming internship? Here’s your chance to stock up on professional business attire at deeply discounted rates up to 70% off!

DATE:  Sunday, September 10, 2017

6:30-10:00 PM After Hours Event!

Location:  JC Penney Store; 3700 Atlanta Hwy. Athens, GA 30606

  • Free shuttles will run from the Tate bus stop to JC Penney from 6:00-10:30 PM
  • Free Sephora mini makeover and sample of your choice
  • Free JCPenney Salon hair consultation
  • Tailoring available
  • Bring your UGA ID for admission

Needs-based scholarships of $200 are available by application (application deadline is August 23rd, 2017). Details can be found here!

Brittany Smith, FACS Career Consultant


4. Scholarship Opportunities

The College of Family and Consumer Sciences has several scholarship opportunities available for FACS undergraduate and graduate students to consider. Scholarship applications open November 1st, 2017 and the application deadline is March 28th, 2018.

5. FACS Events Pick of the Week!

North of the Arch aims to introduce new students to the many things that downtown Athens has to offer during the day. This event is a partnership between the UGA Office of Government Relations and the Downtown Development Authority.

DATE:  Saturday, August 19, 2017

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Meet in front of The Grill

Check out the FACS Events page for a complete listing of everything going on this week.

6. Bulldog Basics

Bulldog Basics is a collaborative effort led by the Student Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (SAFCS) and supported by FACS and Embark UGA. A variety of personal hygiene items are available for students to access as needed. Bulldog Basics is funded by a UGA Sustainability Grant awarded fall 2016 and by a UGA Parents and Families Leadership Council Grant, awarded in spring 2017. Item donations are accepted in the Student Success and Advising Center (112 Dawson Hall).

Location:  Dawson Hall, 1st & 3rd floors, across from the elevator

Hours:  Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

New to FACS?  View FACS Connection Archives here!

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