FACS Connection - February 8, 2019

February 8th, 2019 Author: April Bullard  |  706-542-4847  |  More about April

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

Friday, February 8, 2019

  1. UGA New Student Orientation Assistant
  2. TedxUGA
  3. FACS Career Consultant Corner
  4. FACS Events Pick of the Week!  
  5. Bulldog Basics Update
  6. 2019 FACS Student Ambassadors – Applications Open
  7. GAFCS 2019 State Annual Conference
  8. TWI Conference and Registration Information
  9. FACS Study Away!
  10. Get Involved With FACS!
  11. Follow Us On Social Media!

1. UGA New Student Orientation Assistant


New Student Orientation is looking to hire students to assist with logistical operations, serve as a guide for students and families, and provide quality customer service. This will be a paid position for these students that will allow them to take summer courses in addition to serving in this role. All students can apply for the position through Handshake UGA. Outside of the application information, students will also need to submit a resume. Once the applications have been reviewed, we will reach out to candidates to schedule an interview.

If you, have any questions regarding the Orientation Assistant role, please feel free to contact Tori Tanner!

2. TedxUGA

3. FACS Career Consultant Corner

Intern for a Day

Why participate in Intern for a Day? Because experience matters! 
The Career Center partners with employers in Atlanta and Athens to provide a job shadow opportunity to match your career interest. Students who participate are able to build their resume, explore a career and network with professionals.

How to participate in Intern for a Day?

Attend a mandatory info session:

February 11th, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., Miller Learning Center Rm. 171

For more details and to view the list of participating employers (beginning 2/4), please visit http://career.uga.edu/job_search/internships/intern_for_a_day_application

Career Center Events Next Week:

Fidelity's Boundless Seminar for Young Women

February 12th; 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.; Virtual Webinar

Boundless is a discovery program for young women that allows you to explore your opportunities at Fidelity. You are invited to join us for the Boundless Seminar that will serve as an introduction to the Boundless Program and how it can support you as a college student. As part of the Boundless Program, you receive exclusive access to Fidelity resources, internship opportunities and events. Registration required: for more details, visit the following link.

Arch Ready: Building and Leveraging your LinkedIn Profile

February 12th; 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.; Miller Learning Center, Rm. 171

Arch Ready: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

February 13th; 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.; Miller Learning Center, Rm. 101

Arch Ready Express Workshop: Job Search Strategies: 5 Tips to Help You Stand Out

February 14th; 3:00 - 3:30 p.m. or 3:30 – 4:00 p.m.; Career Center - Clark Howell Hall, 2nd Floor

See the 3pm or 3:30pm link for more details. Pre-registration is required.

Save the Date

UGA Diversity & Inclusion Career Conference

February 19th; 3:00 - 8:15 p.m.; Tate Grand Hall – 5th Floor

See link for more details. Pre-registration required

4. FACS Events Pick of the Week!

UGA Athletic Association Academic Support Services – Tutors Needed

The UGA Athletic Association is looking for students who are able to provide individual and small group tutoring to student-athletes in the Rankin Smith Student-Athlete Academic Center. Tutors will need to assist students in improving academic achievement by meeting with them weekly to clarify concepts, enhance study skills, and review class materials.


FHCE 2100

FHCE 3100

FHCE 3150

FHCE 3200

FHCE 3250

FHCE 4210

FHCE 4310

FHCE 4340

FHCE 5100

HDFS 2100

HDFS 2950

HDFS 3900

HDFS 4330

HDFS 4870

HDFS 5150


$12/hour - graduate students/professionals

$10/hour - undergraduate students

**Please note that students with an assistantship or any other on-campus employment cannot exceed 20 hours per week between all jobs**


Part-time; on-campus


Junior, Senior, Graduate Student, Alumnus


Must be in at least third year of undergraduate study or a graduate student/professional

Must have earned a B or above in course(s) you are tutoring

Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0


Please use the links below to apply:





For questions/additional information, please contact Beth Dziedzic.

5. Bulldog Basics Update

Bulldog Basics is a student-led initiative supported by FACS. 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).


  • Dawson Hall - 1st Floor Unisex Bathroom
  • Tate Student Center - Center for Leadership and Service Unisex Bathroom
  • Milledge Hall - Unisex Bathroom
  • ASPIRE Clinic - Hallway to Graduate Offices 

Hours: Check the Bulldog Basics website

6. 2019 FACS Student Ambassadors – Applications Open

Are you interested in serving as a FACS Student Ambassador? You can find more information and the application here. Applications are due February 22nd!

7. GAFCS 2019 State Annual Conference

Register to attend the Georgia Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (GAFCS) 2019 State Annual Conference! This conference will take place in the Tift County Extension Office in Tifton, Georgia March 22, 2019 from 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The theme of the conference is Creativity and Innovation in Family and Consumer Sciences. During this event, we will learn how professionals in all areas of our field are fulfilling the mission of our profession. The cost of attendance for students is only $20. 

8. TWI Conference and Registration Information

The Terry Women’s Initiative Student Conference is a half-day conference designed to empower and inspire students from all majors and provide valuable takeaways on leadership, networking the job search, building confidence, and so much more! The conference will be held Friday, February 22nd, 2019. This conference is open to all UGA students! Click here to register!

9. FACS Study Away!

FACS Destination of the Week: Bolivia

About Bolivia! If you would like to study away while touring a beautiful country, then this is the program for you! The Bolivia study away program is great way for students to engage in a different culture while working in the healthcare field. This program gives students the opportunity to learn about Bolivia’s healthcare system, while working alongside dieticians and nutritionists. Students will even have the chance to live with a local family to get a clearer view of a background different from their own. Studying away in Bolivia will give you the helpful experience needed in areas of people and health. The Bolivia study away program dates are May 13th, 2019 – June 2, 2019. Spots are limited!

Class Credit! Students are able to earn 3 - 6 hours of class credit for FDNS. To see the list of the courses offered, please click here.

Application! To apply, please visit the FACS Study Away in Bolivia website or contact Silvia Giraudo .

Scholarships! The deadline to apply for FACS Study Away scholarships has passed. For more information regarding funding and scholarships, please visit the Office of Global Engagement website.

10. Get Involved With FACS!

FACS Club of the Week presents: The Agency

What is The Agency? The Agency is a student run organization catered to students who share an interest in fashion and modeling. This club not only gives students the opportunity to network and build relationships with one another, but students will also be able to put their creative skills to the test. Members of The Agency are able to gain hands on experience while working with other organizations throughout the university. This club is a great way to be more involved as a FACS major!

Benefits of Becoming a Member! Through The Agency, students will work within the modeling and the fashion industry. Photographers, make-up artists, and models are all roles that equip students with the skill and knowledge needed for such careers. Not only is this a great way to explore your craft, but this is a great way to build your resume!

Join! All students interested in fashion and modeling are welcomed! To become a member, please contact Jaleesa Reed!

Already a Member? Be More Involved! The Agency works with many organizations across campus. The Agency organizes three photoshoots per semester, and hosts an annual fashion show. Both are ways to stay involved!

11. Follow Us On Social Media!

Stay connected with FACS!

Follow @ugafacs on Instagram and Facebook for posts you don’t want to miss!

Facebook: facebook.com/ugafacs
Instagram: instagram.com/ugafacs

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