FACS Connection - January 25, 2019

January 25th, 2019 Author: April Bullard  |  706-542-4847  |  More about April

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

Friday, January 25, 2019

  1. 2019 State of the University Address
  2. UGA Idea Accelerator – Applications Open
  3. FACS Career Consultant Corner
  4. FACS Events Pick of the Week!  
  5. Bulldog Basics
  6. 2019 FACS Student Ambassadors – Applications Open
  7. UGA Summer Launch
  8. FACS Study Away!
  9. Get Involved With FACS!
  10. Follow Us On Social Media!

1. 2019 State of the University Address


2. UGA Idea Accelerator – Applications Open


3. FACS Career Consultant Corner

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There will be no satellite hours in Dawson this Thursday. Please utilize the resume critique events below!

Career Center Events Next Week

Resume Critiques

January 28th & 29th; 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.; Tate Student Center, Reception Hall (Room 138)

Drop by the Tate Student Center Reception Hall to receive a 10 minute critique of your resume.

Arch Ready: Career Fair Prep

January 28th; 5:00-6:30 p.m.; Miller Learning Center, Room 171

UGA Diversity & Inclusion Career Conference

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

See link for more details. Registration required.

Dawson Satellite Hours: Thursdays from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Clark Howell Drop-In Hours: Daily, 12:00-2:00 p.m., Evan is there on Mondays

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Evan Skloot, Interim FACS Career Consultant, eskloot@uga.edu


4. FACS Events Pick of the Week!

It is time for the 2019 FHCE Internship and Career Fair! This fair is a great way for students to network with high rated firms and individuals within the Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer Economics industry! The 2019 FHCE Internship and Career Fair will be held February 1st, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Tate Center Grand Hall. For more information and a list of the firms attending, please click here!

Check out the FHCE Showcase Week upcoming events!


5. 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).

New Locations!

  • 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:  Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

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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!

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7. UGA Summer Launch


8. FACS Study Away!

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FACS Destination of the Week: Washington D.C.

About Washington D.C.! If you would like to study away while staying within the country, then this is the program for you! FACS does not only offer international study away programs but we also have domestic tours available. This program gives students the opportunity to study federal policies that affect the lives of citizens. While studying away, students will be able to learn about the policy decisions for consumer and housing programs. Students will network with government officials and gain valuable experience while touring the capital! The Washington D.C. study away program for FHCE 4900 will start June 7th, 2019. The FHCE 5710 tour will begin June 22nd – June 28th. Applications are first come, first serve! Spots are limited!

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

Application! To apply, please visit the FACS Summer Study in Washington D.C. website or contact Diann Moorman .

Scholarships! The deadline to apply for FACS Study Away scholarships is January 25, 2019. Requirements and applications can be found on the  FACS Study Away Scholarships website.


9. Get Involved With FACS!

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FACS Club of the Week presents: Student Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (SAFCS)

What is SAFCS? The Student Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (SAFCS) is a student run organization for all FACS majors. This club not only gives students the opportunity to network and build relationships with one another, but students will also be of service to the college and the community as well. SAFCS members are able to network with guest speakers, volunteer within the community, and help organize the Dawson Hall pageant! This club is a great way to be more involved as a FACS major!

Benefits of Becoming a Member! Through SAFCS, students are able to gain an abundance of knowledge about the opportunities FACS has to offer. SAFCS members will be able to build their resume as they interact with guest speakers and other students with FACS majors.

Join! This organization is designated to students who major or minor in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. To become a member, please contact one of the SAFCS officers!

Already a Member? Be More Involved! Attending the SAFCS meetings is a great way to stay connected with any upcoming events or guest speakers the club may have. SAFCS holds club meetings in Dawson Hall. SAFCS also offers service projects that are available to the students for volunteer opportunities. The Dawson Hall Pageant is a great way for students to be of service to the college while having tons of fun! For more ways to be involved, please contact Jake Conner.


10. Follow Us On Social Media!

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Stay connected with FACS!

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