Friday, March 10, 2017
The withdrawal deadline is Monday, March 20, at 11:59 p.m. Remember it is best to discuss a course withdrawal with your professor and your advisor before making the final decision. If you choose to withdraw from a course, log onto Athena to do so.
Holds on your record may prevent you from withdrawing. You can look up holds in Athena and contact the corresponding office to resolve the issue and clear the hold. If the hold is cleared the day of the deadline and you experience difficulty withdrawing, contact the Office of the Registrar immediately. Students can contact the Office of the Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org or by going to the office in person and presenting a photo ID. No assistance will be provided to students who do not make contact with the Registrar’s Office by 12:00 p.m. the day after the withdrawal deadline.
Seniors, click on the graphic to apply to graduate! This is a friendly reminder that Monday, March 20 is the deadline for undergraduate students to apply for Spring graduation and have their names appear in the Spring Commencement Program using the graduation application available in Athena.
Undergraduate students applying to graduate for Summer will have their names in the Spring Commencement Program as well if they apply by this deadline. Candidates applying for Summer by the graduation application deadline for Spring/Summer are eligible to participate in the Spring undergraduate commencement ceremony in May. If you have a except FERPA restriction you will not appear in the program.
Detailed instructions on how to apply to graduate can be found here: Graduation Application Instructions
Seniors, click on the graphic to apply to graduate!
Couture a-la-cart, a mobile retail boutique within the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, will begin selling its student-made merchandise on University of Georgia’s campus with its official two-day Grand Opening event: Tuesday, March 17 at Dawson Hall and Wednesday, March 18 at Tate Student Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Students and faculty may follow Couture a-la-cart on Facebook and Instagram to receive boutique updates, view available merchandise and read vendor profiles. To locate the cart easily, just follow Couture a-la-cart’s “Couture Camel” around campus.
Click the graphic for more information!
Save the Date! The Georgia Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (GAFCS) Conference is coming up!
Registration packets will be available soon!
Arch Ready: How to Negotiate Your First Salary
Date: March 14, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm until 6:30 pm
Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 150
This workshop will walk you through the steps of negotiating your first salary, from doing research to find your target salary to providing sample language to have this conversation with future employers. Come to this workshop as early in your job search as possible to ensure you get the first salary you deserve.
Arch Ready: Maximize Your Internship and Launch Your Career
Date: March 15, 2017
Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 150
Elaine Krehmeyer, President of Career Revelations, will share tips on how to manage your internship experience and position yourself for a future job with the organization. During this presentation, you will learn how to: 1. Make your mark early as an intern or new professional 2. Prepare for common scenarios such as boredom, absent supervisor 3. Understand performance appraisals 4. Move forward if you do not have a full-time job offer.
The UGA Career Center will be coordinating a day-long bus trip on March 29th from Athens to Atlanta for College of Education and College of Family and Consumer Sciences students to learn more about careers in healthcare. The trip will include stops at companies including the Georgia Department of Public Health, Shepherd Center, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) to learn about company culture and career paths. Company stops will include panel discussions, office tours and time for questions and answers.
The bus will depart from Athens at 7:00 am and return around 6:00 pm on March 29th, 2017. Attendance is free. Students will be responsible for covering the cost of their lunch.
Space is limited and competitive for this trip. Please submit a resume and short response detailing how participating in this program will further your career goals.
For more details and to apply, click the graphic.
The Student Success and Advising Center (SSAC) is seeking interns for summer and fall. Click on the graphic above to apply!
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Ghanaian Church Experience as an Outsider
Overview of our 12 hour bus ride.
Ghana is a diverse land.
An overview of our morning at the busy market in Accra during our first day in Ghana!
Six students live in the guest house and must walk to the main house each morning and night.