FACS Connection - January 4, 2019

January 4th, 2019 Author: Melissa Garber  |  706-542-1006  |  More about Melissa

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

Friday, January 4, 2019

  1. Drop/Add Period – Spring Semester 2019
  2. Follow Us On Social Media!
  3. Experiential Learning – Scholarship Opportunity
  4. Bulldog Basics
  5. FACS Events Pick of the Week!
  6. The McNair Scholars Program – Information Sessions
  7. Get Involved With FACS!

1. Drop/Add Period – Spring Semester 2019

The Drop/Add period for undergraduate and graduate level courses is January 9th – January 15th (Wednesday – Tuesday).  The deadline for any schedule adjustments is January 15th at 11:59 p.m.

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2. Follow Us On Social Media!

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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


3. Experiential Learning - Scholarship Opportunity 

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The next Experiential Learning scholarship deadline is February 12th, 2019. All students are encouraged to apply! More information and the application can be found on the Resources page.


4. 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).

Campus 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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5. FACS Events Pick of the Week!

A chance for new students to mingle with administrators and student leaders and to learn about campus resources. Sponsored by the Center for Student Activities and Involvement, Division of Student Affairs, Parents Leadership Council, and the Tate Student Center.

Event Location: Tate Student Center Reception Hall, first level

Date/Time:
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


6. The McNair Scholars Program – Information Sessions

The McNair Scholars Program will host two final Info Sessions before applications are due on January 27th! Students may attend one of two offerings on Monday, January 14th from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm or 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm in Russell Hall 124. More information about the McNair Scholars Program can be found here.


7. Get Involved With FACS!

FACS Club of the Week presents: Fashion Design Student Association (FDSA)

What is FDSA? The Fashion Design Student Association (FDSA) is a student run organization for fashion majors and those who share an interest in fashion design. This club not only gives students the opportunity to network and build relationships with one another, but students learn the skills needed to work in the fashion industry. Through events like the Signature Style fashion show, FDSA members will be able to design and exhibit their own work! This club is a great way to be more involved within your major!

Benefits of Becoming a Member! Through FDSA, students are able to gain an abundance of knowledge about the fashion industry. FDSA members will be able to build their resume as they interact with guest speakers and other students with design majors. Students also come in contact with firms seeking interns and full/part-time employees.

Join! This organization is designated to students who major and have an interest in fashion. Dues are currently $20 a year. To become a member, please contact one of the FDSA officers!

Already a Member? Be More Involved! Attending the FDSA meetings is a great way to stay connected with any upcoming events or guest speakers the club may have. FDSA holds club meetings Wednesday in Dawson Hall. FDSA also offers opportunities to display other talents besides fashion. If you have an interest in photography, journalism, and visual display this would be a great club to join! For more information, please contact one of the FDSA officers.


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