The Entrepreneurship Certificate program provides you with the skills needed to start a small business, gain employment with a start-up company, or become a social entrepreneur in the public or non-profit sector. The program includes 6 hours of entrepreneurship core classes and 9 hours of elective courses in consumer foods, human development, financial planning, fashion merchandising, residential design, and other areas of business.
The program does require an application. The application deadline to start the program in Spring 2016 is Sunday, November 16. For more information and to apply, see the program website.
The University of Georgia is conducting a survey of the campus climate for the first time. The purpose of this survey is to better understand the learning, living and working environment of the University of Georgia. It is important for all students to participate so that your voice is included in the conversation.
Your responses to the survey are confidential and no personally identifiable will be shared. You can read more about the study in Columns or at count-me-in.uga.edu. A summary report of the study will be publicly available in spring 2016.
Click here to complete the survey. The survey will close on Friday, November 20.
Survey participants will have an opportunity to be entered into a drawing for one of several possible incentives, including:
Lifespan Montessori is a NAEYC-accredited and 3-Star Quality Rated child care program in Athens. Full and part-time teaching positions are available in Infant, Toddler and Preschool classrooms. To inquire, email email@example.com.
The window has opened for students to apply for unpaid internships in the U.S. Department of the Treasury for Spring 2016.
Vacancy announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/417722500. Internships will be from January 4, 2016-May 13, 2016.
The announcement closes Friday, November 27.
Intern with Georgia Swarm Professional Lacrosse Team!
The Georgia Swarm have several internship opportunities for the inaugural 2016 season. Some of these include:
Go here for more information and to apply!
Want to be a part of the 2016 International Street Festival?
Apply to be on one of our six great committees!
Applications are open until Friday, November 20, at 12:00 p.m. We're looking forward to having you on board!
See International Student Life for more information.
Earn 3 credit hours in this two-week Maymester adventure into the heart of the apparel manufacturing industry. You will experience Chinese culture, politics and fashion in five burgeoning cities, plus field trips to cultural landmarks such as the Great Wall, factory tours, silk mills, visits with Haute Couture designers, luxury retail, and more.
The dates for next year will be May 14-26, 2016.
See the program website for more information and to apply. The application deadline is Tuesday, December 1.
The Costa Rica-Housing and Household Economics Study Abroad Program will host an informational meeting on Monday, November 16, at 5:00 p.m. in 216 Dawson Hall.
During the meeting, we will talk in detail about the program, house build project in partnership with Habitat for Humanity, classes offered, cost of attendance, and SCHOLARSHIPS.
See the program website for more information and to apply. The application deadline is March 20, 2016.
Named one of the “25 Fittest Men in the World” by Men’s Fitness magazine, Rich Roll is a renowned plant-based ultra-distance endurance athlete, a #1 bestselling author, and an inspirational hero to people worldwide as an example of healthy, sustainable living. Rich will speak about plant-powered nutrition and how to optimize your health and wellness through a plant-based whole foods diet, as well as the impact of our food choices on the environment.
A two-time top finisher at the Ultraman World Championships – one of the most daunting endurance races in the world challenging contestants to 320 miles of swimming, biking and running – Rich's performance captured the attention of the world as an everyman hero and testament to the power of plant-based nutrition. Rich then went on to conquer an even greater challenge: the Epic5 – five Ironman-distance triathlons, each on a different Hawaiian island, all completed in less than a week.
Join us on Monday, November 16, at 7:00 p.m. in MLC 101 to hear from Rich Roll!
For more information, go to:
Brought to you by UGA Speak Out for Species and the UGA Office of Sustainability
November 16-20 is International Education Week!
See the calendar of events for details.
FDN Seminar: Popular Nutrition for Sports Performance
Wednesday, November 18, 12:20-1:10 p.m.
312 Dawson Hall
Learn more about the science behind carbohydrate mouth rinsing, a deeper look into popular protein diets, and the efficacy behind the use of cherry juice as a recovery drink.
Check out the FACS Events page for a complete listing of everything going on this week.
Tour of Kasapreko Company: An Indigenous Ghanaian Beverage Bottling Company
Public health efforts are being incorporated into the culture rich, Madina Market.
The moment it felt like we were a family in Ghana.
Finding peace and seeing the value of the journey.
A description of my first encounter with culture shock in Ghana.