FACS Connection - February 16, 2018

February 16th, 2018 Author: April Bullard  |  706-542-4847  |  More about April

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

Friday, February 16, 2018

  1. SOAR Award Applications – Deadline Extended
  2. Spring 2018 Dawson Drop-In Hours
  3. Spring 2018 Signature Lecture Series
  4. FACS Career Consultant Corner
  5. The 3rd Annual Dawson Hall Pageant
  6. FACS Events Pick of the Week!  
  7. Bulldog Basics – Volunteers Needed
  8. Volunteer Opportunity – Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
  9. Career Asset Management Panel
  10. University Union - Taste of Athens
  11. Phi Upsilon Omicron Fundraiser
  12. UGA Multicultural Services & Programs
  13. FAYO & Real Food UGA – Food for All

1.  SOAR Award Applications – Deadline Extended

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The 17th Annual H. Gordon and Francis S. Davis Student Organization Achievement and Recognition Awards will be held Thursday, April 5, 2018, in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center. The awards recognize the accomplishments of registered student organizations at UGA. There’s still time! The deadline has been extended to February 18th by 11:59 p.m.


2. Spring 2018 Dawson Drop-In Hours

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Do you have a few quick questions? Stop by Dawson Drop-ins in 112 Dawson Hall with no appointment needed!


3. Spring 2018 Signature Lecture Series


4. FACS Career Consultant Corner

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Upcoming Career Center Events

Arch Ready: Cultivate a Career You Love Using Your Values and Skills

February 19th, 3:00-4:30 p.m., Clark Howell Hall, Multipurpose Room (246)

Don't forget the importance of knowing your career values and skills as you search for jobs and internships! Attend this interactive workshop to gain that knowledge and use it for your job/internship search. After this workshop you will be able to identify and prioritize career values; assess motivation and proficiency in transferable skills; and understand how to use knowledge of values and skills in job/internship search. Pre-registration is required on Handshake.

Arch Ready: Career Assessments 102 - Personality

February 20th, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Clark Howell Hall, Multipurpose Room (246)

In this interactive workshop, you will learn about your personality type and how it relates to majors and careers.  In order to attend, you will need to take a free online personality assessment. The password for the online assessment will be on the registration page in Handshake. Pre-registration for the workshop is required.

Arch Ready: How to Develop Your Resume from the First Year Forward

February 20th, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Miller Learning Center, Room 101

In this session, you will learn what skills employers are looking for on a resume, at least two resume writing resources, and five different types of experiences that you can include on a resume.

Arch Ready: Career Assessments 101 - Interests

February 21st, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Clark Howell Hall, Multipurpose Room (246)

In this interactive workshop, you will learn about your interests and how they relate to majors and careers. In order to attend this workshop, you will need to take a free online interest assessment. Pre-registration is required on Handshake.

Arch Ready: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

February 22nd, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Miller Learning Center, Room 101

In this session, you will learn how to recognize identity and the challenges associated with discussing identity in the workplace; identify aspects of an inclusive work environment; understand the benefits and the challenges of employee privilege; and utilize strategies and resources for addressing diversity related issues in the workplace.


5. The 3rd Annual Dawson Hall Pageant

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6. FACS Events Pick of the Week!

2018 TMI Fashion Week

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Join us for the upcoming events! For more information click here.

Monday, February 19th

IACDE Fashion Designers Industry Panel, Dawson Hall Rm. 110, 9:05 – 9:55 a.m.

Monday, February 19th

Designer Critique, Barrow Hall Rm. 215, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, February 20th

Sewing Workshop, Barrow Hall Rm. 215, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 21st

SMA Fashion Show, The Graduate, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Friday, February 23rd

FDSA Fashion Show, Special Collections Library, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.


7. Bulldog Basics - Volunteers Needed

Do you have experience or an interest in marketing? Do you enjoy helping others, especially your fellow students? If so, we are looking for individuals to volunteer with Bulldog Basics! Bulldog Basics is a student-run initiative to provide students in need with hygiene and personal care items. We currently run out of the first and third floor unisex bathrooms of Dawson Hall.

Our marketing volunteer will be involved with promoting Bulldog Basics via social media and other pathways to UGA and the Athens community as a whole. If marketing isn’t your thing, we have plenty of other opportunities to volunteer and the time commitment would be less than an hour a week.

Please email bulldogbasics@uga.edu if interested. 

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8. Volunteer Opportunity – Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

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The 2018 Georgia Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State STAR Events are in need of more volunteer judges to evaluate student projects and conduct interviews. The 2018 State Leadership Conference will be an outstanding leadership opportunity for middle and high school students from across the state.

Events take place at the Sheraton Atlanta on Saturday, March 10, 2018. The judges’ breakfast and orientation will begin at 7:00 a.m. Events conclude at various times depending on the number of competitors.  

To serve as a volunteer judge, please email Sylvia Phillips, FCCLA Judges Coordinator. If you know of others that might be interested in volunteering, please share this information with them!


9. Career Asset Management Panel

Please join UGA’s College of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) and the Terry College of Business as they host panelists from Invesco for an engaging discussion regarding career opportunities in the investment industry. All students interested in learning more about the investment industry are encouraged to attend. Panelists will discuss their personal career journeys, including how they began in the industry and tools that led them to success. Panelists will also provide a glimpse into Invesco’s culture, showing how their commitment to people and diversity of thought makes this asset management firm a great place to work. A representative from Invesco will be available to discuss the student internship program in more detail. Panel discussion is open to all students and dinner will be provided. The attire is business casual. Please visit the following website to register: http://www.terry.uga.edu/events/details/8462

Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Location: Stelling Study, A220, Moore-Rooker Hall


10. University Union - Taste of Athens

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Join the University Union at the Tate Grand Hall on Thursday, February 22nd, from 9:00-11:00 p.m. for neighborhood favorites & a celebration of the dynamic energy and variety of the local restaurant scene. Participating restaurants will be announced, so RSVP to be the first to find out! For more information about this event click here!


11. Phi Upsilon Omicron Fundraiser

Do you love FACS? Do you love our FACS Faculty? Do you love T-Shirts? Then order a FACS Shirt!

Proceeds support a Faculty Appreciation Breakfast! Click the graphic above to order your FACS T-Shirt now!


12. UGA Multicultural Services & Programs – Upcoming Events

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13. FAYO & Real Food UGA – Food for All

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On Wednesday, March 7th, from 6:00-8:00 p.m., FAYO & Real Food UGA will host “Food for All” featuring a panel and discussion about food justice and food sustainability in Athens A light meal will be provided for students in attendance. This event is also FYOS approved!


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