A weekly digest of news, events, and opportunities for all undergraduate FACS students.
Friday, November 30, 2018
The Student Success and Advising Center features a Live Chat on the Student Success and Advising Center webpage. To access the Live Chat, visit www.fcs.uga.edu/ssac/, click on the Live Chat button on the webpage, and have your questions answered. You can ask about changing your major, signing up for an advising appointment, getting involved, and more!
This Live Chat feature is available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. and Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. If staff are unavailable, questions will be routed to the center’s firstname.lastname@example.org email.
Upcoming Career Center Events
Attention December Grads!
Can’t make it?
Fill the Career Outcomes Survey out anyway for your chance at $500 in prizes: http://career.uga.edu/gradsurvey
Save the Date for Next Semester
Spring Career and Internship Fair
January 30th, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Classic Center
Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer Economics Internship & Career Fair
February 1st, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Tate Grand Hall
Diversity & Inclusion Career Conference
February 19th, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Tate Grand Hall
Register on Handshake: https://uga.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/8589/student_preview
SEC Championship Watch Party
Not able to purchase tickets for the SEC Championship? The Tate Student Center is hosting a watch party available to UGA students with their UGA cards. Doors open at 3:00 p.m. and food will be provided. Go Dawgs!
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).
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Finals are approaching! The University Health Center will be hosting free workshop strategies and skills to cope with things like anxiety and stress. This event will be held on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. For more information, please visit the UGA Health Center website!
FACS Destination of the Week: China
About China! This program not only allows students to earn class credit, but students also have the opportunity to experience a beautiful city! The China study away program happens within 13 days during the Maymester. During this time, students will tour China’s industry of clothing manufacturing. Students will also be visiting global sourcing companies, apparel manufacturers, designer showrooms, and major Western fashion brands’ flagship stores. This program gives students the hands on experience needed for fashion merchandising and for building a brand. This program is filled with opportunity you don’t want to miss!
Class Credit! Students are able to earn 3 hours of class credit from May 11th – 25th. To see the list of the courses offered, please click here.
Scholarships! The deadline to apply for FACS Study Away scholarships is January 25th, 2019. Requirements and applications can be found on the FACS Study Away Scholarships website.
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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