FACS Connection - January 26, 2018

January 26th, 2018 Author: April Bullard  |  706-542-4847  |  More about April

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

Friday, January 26, 2018

  1. Spring Education Abroad Fair
  2. Spring 2018 Dawson Drop-In Hours
  3. FACS Career Consultant Corner
  4. The 3rd Annual Dawson Hall Pageant
  5. FACS Events Pick of the Week!
  6. Bulldog Basics – Volunteers Needed
  7. International Coffee Hour
  8. FHCE Internship and Career Fair 2018
  9. UHC Heart Health Fair
  10. UGA Multicultural Services and Programs – Upcoming Events
  11. Experiential Learning Fair
  12. Scholarship Opportunity – SASFAA
  13. SAFCS – Upcoming Meeting
  14. 2018 CURO Summer Abroad Fellowship

1.  Spring Education Abroad Fair


Did you know 32% of last year’s UGA undergraduate graduation class studied abroad?  Add an international Experiential Learning component to your UGA degree by studying abroad! Join us on January 30th to discover what study abroad options are available to you. You can study abroad for as short as one week up to an entire year and there are options for all majors! It’s never too early to start planning how you can make this fit into your degree plan!

2. Spring 2018 Dawson Drop-In Hours


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

3. FACS Career Consultant Corner


Last Chance! Apply to Attend the Free Career Caravan Trip on February 16, 2018 



Connect with Jobs and Internships This Week! 


Additional Upcoming Career Center Events  

Resume Critique Days 

January 29th & 30th, 10:00-3:00 p.m., Tate Student Center, Grand Hall 

Drop by for a 10 minute resume critique.  Bring a hard copy of your resume. No appointment necessary. 

Arch Ready: Career Fair Prep 

January 29th, 5:00-6:30 p.m., Miller Learning Center, Room 101 

In this session, you will learn how to identify resources to conduct employer research prior to attending the Career Fair, how to develop and demonstrate a 20-30 second introduction/elevator pitch, and how to identify appropriate business professional attire to wear to career fairs. 

Arch Ready: Interviewing 

February 1st, 5:00-6:30 p.m., Miller Learning Center, Room 101 

In this session, you will learn different types of interview questions and strategies for answering them well; how to analyze a job description to identify interview talking points; how to market your unique strengths during an interview; how to develop insightful questions to ask during an interview. 

4. The 3rd Annual Dawson Hall Pageant


Do you want to be Mx. Dawson Hall?! Applications are due by midnight, Friday January 26, 2018! Today is the last day so click the graphic above to sign up!

5. FACS Events Pick of the Week!


Double Dawgs Info Session – FHCE

Come and learn more about the multiple Double Dawgs programs available to you with master’s degree such as Financial Planning and Applied Consumer Analytics. Pizza and drinks will be provided

When:  January 31, 2018

Time:  5:00pm-6:00pm

Contact:  Justin Miller

Location:  Dawson Hall, Room 206

6. 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. 


7. International Coffee Hour


International Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in the Memorial Hall Ballroom.

Interested in International Student Life? Click here for more information and don’t forget to stop by for Friday coffee!

8. FHCE Internship & Career Fair 2018

FHCE Internship & Career Fair 2018

The Department of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics (FHCE) and the UGA Career Center are hosting a career fair targeting careers in FHCE areas. Please come in professional dress with copies of your resume to meet and discover many companies that are interested in hiring in fields including Financial Planning, Housing, UGA Extension and more!

For more information about the FHCE Internship & Career Fair, please click here!

When: Thursday, February 1, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tate Student Center, Reception Hall

9. UHC Heart Health Fair


Celebrate Heart Health Month at the University Health Center!

Wednesday, February 7th, 11:00 – 3:00 p.m., the University Health Center will be hosting free activities to kick off the UHC Heart Health Fair. For a list of the events, click here!

10. UGA Multicultural Services and Programs – Upcoming Events

11. Experiential Learning Fair


Did you know you can fulfill your Experiential Learning requirement with a non-credit activity? The Student Success and Advising Center and the Aspire Clinic offer valuable internship experiences for students. Visit us at the Experiential Learning Fair next month at Tate!

12. Scholarship Opportunity – SASFAA


As a college student, financial support is provided through grants, scholarships, work-study, and loans. There are great financial aid representatives who provide support and assistance with receiving funding to cover the cost of educational expenses. You have an opportunity to share your financial aid experience and highlight how financial aid is making a difference in your college experience!

The deadline to apply is January 31, 2018. Click here for the application.

13. SAFCS - Upcoming Meeting


Join the Student Association of Family and Consumer Sciences on Tuesday, January 30th!  Meet other students within the College of FACS and learn important information about the upcoming Dawson Hall Pageant! As always, snacks will be provided.  Please bring a donation for Bulldog Basics!  See you there!

When:  Tuesday, January 30th

Time:  5:30 p.m.

Where:  Dawson Hall, Room 116

14. 2018 CURO Summer Fellowship


The Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities invites proposals for the 2018 CURO Summer Fellowship.

Each year, CURO awards thirty Summer Research Fellowships to support UGA undergraduates interested in pursuing intensive, faculty-mentored research during the summer. CURO Summer Fellows are awarded $3000 to be distributed via UGA Payroll. Students who accept the 2018 Summer Fellowship agree to present their work at a Summer Fellowship research forum in July and at the CURO Symposium in 2019.

Award and submission details can be found here.

Click here for the application.

The deadline to submit will be Monday, February 12, 2018.

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