FACS Connection News Digest - October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

The latest news, events, and opportunities for FACS students. 

Friday, October 15, 2021

  1. Legislative Aide Leadership Fellows Program
  2. Free Undergraduate Writing Retreat
  3. UGA Cortona Study Abroad
  4. World Leader Applications Open

1. Legislative Aide Leadership Fellows Program

The FACS Legislative Aide Leadership Fellows Program sends student participants to work with an Athens area legislator in Atlanta during the spring legislative session.

Please visit the Legislative Aide website to register for an upcoming virtual information session or find the form for application.

Additionally, interested parties can find information regarding the program on our Instagram, @ugafacs.

2. Free Undergraduate Writing Retreat

Date:  Sunday, November 14, 2021

Time:  1:00-5:00 p.m.

Location:  Miller Learning Center, Reading Room

Who:  Open to all undergraduate students at UGA. Registration is limited to 50 participants. 

Paper due date on the horizon? Come ready to put words on the page!

  • Free food and drinks
  • Time to write
  • Distraction-free environment
  • One-on-one writing help
  • Break-out sessions on writing & research skills

Register today:  https://ugeorgia.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_20q8ZtAlsKzs3ad

3. UGA Cortona Study Abroad


The University of Georgia's oldest study abroad program has been operating in the medieval Tuscan hill town of Cortona, Italy for more than 50 years. UGA Cortona offers an extensive list of Studio Art and Art History courses, as well as classes in Italian, English, Women's Studies, Science, Business, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, and Agriculture.

Earn UGA credit while living in Tuscany and traveling with the program to Italian cities such as Rome, Florence, Venice, Siena, Naples, Orvieto, Assisi, and many more!

Please see the Cortona website for full program details and scholarship information.

4. World Leader Applications Open

Apply now to be a 2022-2023 World Leader! World Leaders provide the first official welcome to all new international University of Georgia students and help them prepare for a successful beginning on campus.

This position provides a unique opportunity to have a positive impact on newly admitted international students while also developing leadership, communication, and teamwork skills. World Leaders work closely with ISL staff to ensure a successful orientation.

The opportunity to work closely on a team with a select group of fellow student leaders is the most challenging and potentially rewarding aspect of the World Leaders experience.

Any undergraduate, graduate or professional students may apply! The application is due by Friday, December 3rd at 5:00 p.m. To learn more about the World Leader program, visit isl.uga.edu/world-leaders/ and to apply, visit bit.ly/worldleaders2022.