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Virtual FACS Day at the Capitol

Students, faculty, and supporters are invited to participate in our virtual event highlighting the Georgia State Capitol's support of Family and Consumer Sciences.

When

  • Thursday, February 11, 2021
  • Thursday, February 10, 2022
  • Thursday, February 9, 2023

What You'll Do

Connect and network with FACS students and faculty, legislators, and other state officials during our Virtual FACS Day at the Capitol! During this time there will be opportunities to learn about the legislative process and key pending legislation affecting Georgia consumers and families. Come show your UGA spirit and FACS pride! 

Virtual Playbook

The virtual playbook will connect you to the agenda and Zoom links for each session. CLICK HERE for the playbook. 

Event Details:  

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2021 (9:30am -12pm) 

Location: Zoom (See virtual playbook above for zoom links) 

Time: Please plan to log on 2-3 minutes before our 9:30 am (eastern) start time. 

Agenda

  • Opening Session
  • Session 1 Panelist *
  • Capitol Tour Session 
  • Session 2 Panelist *
  • Closing Session 

*Session 1

  • Legislative Aide Leadership Fellows Panel:  Featuring our current Legislative Aides, this discussion will highlight the role of the Legislative Aide and how FACS has prepared them to take on this role. 
  •  Grant Thomas Legislative Updates: As the UGA Director of State Relations, Grant Thomas is the primary liaison between the University and state government officials. He will be joining us to give a legislative update on their work with the Capitol.

*Session 2

  • Get Connected to FACS: There are so many ways to get connected and stay connected to FACS! Meet with our panelists to hear about the best opportunities for you.

  • Behind the Scenes: The Legislative Aide Fellows Program: You’ve heard from our Legislative Aides, but what does a day in their life look like? Our Legislative Aides answer all your behind the scene questions during this panel discussion.

Registration

Register Here 

Proclamation 

We are proud to be able to share the Proclamation from the Govenor's office. 

VIEW PROCLAMATION 

2021 Georgia General Assembly 

Watch live hearings from both the Senate and the House! 

WATCH LIVE HERE

Items to have

  • Computer
  • A strong internet connection or phone line
  • Microphone / Audio
  • Camera if available
  • Comfortable seating
  • Creativity
  • Pen and Notebook
  • Retreat Agenda
  • Virtual Playbook

Social Media

Social media is an important part of our community building and engagement. Be sure to tag FACS in your photos throughout the day using #UGAFACS or @ugafacs.

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