PAWPRINTS: Weekly Events – August 17

THIS WEEK


Monday, August 17:

GRU Spirit Day
All Day
SHOW YOUR JAGUAR SPIRIT – PULL OUT YOUR BLUE & GRAY GEAR and get to campus! Join us as we celebrate GRU’s Annual SPIRIT DAY!
The first day of classes each semester will now be known as GRU Spirit Day for all students, faculty, staff, and health system employees!  Just wear your blue and gray attire, take a SELFIE, and tag @GeorgiaRegents – you might just win a GRU PRIZE!

Lemonade Brigade
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Across Health Sciences & Summerville Campuses
Trying to find your class? Need a refreshing drink of water or lemonade? Want some information about getting involved or the resources available on campus?
Stop by one of the Lemonade Brigade tables manned by student leaders, staff, and faculty members. This event brought to you by your Student Government Association


Tuesday,  August 18:

Rockin’ the Student Centers
All Day

Welcome Back Class of 2018!
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
JSAC Patio, Summerville Campus
Your first year is behind you and now – onto your second year! We want to celebrate this achievement and invite you to join us for homemade ice cream. For more information, contact Elizabeth Huggins at ehuggins@gru.edu. *Sponsored by Academic Advisement & Second Year Experience.

Augustus Mascot Release Announcement
3:00 PM
JSAC Breezeway, Summerville Campus
Join us for a Welcome Party for Augustus.  Students, staff and faculty will get a chance to welcome our new mascot and take photos, selfies, etc.  President Keel, Coach Bryant and SGA Presidents will be in attendance and light food and drink will be provided.  Come welcome Augustus to campus and get your official photo taken with him!

Wellness Center Madness
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Wellness Center, Health Sciences Campus
Come out for a break from classes, a little relaxation, or just to see what the Wellness Center has to offer! From basketball to fitness classes, there is something for EVERYONE at the Wellness Center! The first 150 will get a free water bottle.
Group Exercise Classes:

  • 4:30-5:30PM, Belly Rok (Group Exercise Room)
  • 5:30-6:30 PM, Zumba (Group Exercise Room)
  • 5:30-6:30 PM, Studio Cycle (Student Center Room 2020)
  • 5:30-6:30 PM, Yoga (Student Center Room 2021)
  • 6:45-7:30 PM, Fire Blast Group Exercise Room)

* All in the Wellness Center Group Exercise Room. For other class information, visit gru.edu/wellness

GreenJackets Host Jaguars!
7:00 PM
Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road
Join the Jaguars as the Augusta GreenJackets match up against the Savannah Sandgnats! Two-For-Tuesdays presented by SweetWater Brewing Company: Fans can enjoy two-for-one pricing on soft drinks and draft beers throughout the ballgame! The first 200 students will be admitted at no cost. To receive a free meal voucher, be the first 50 returning students to bring a new Jaguar!  Students may bring one non-student guest and purchase a ticket for $7.
A shuttle will be provided to students from the University Hall Jaguar Express Bus Stop to Lake Omstead Stadium every 30 minutes from 6:30 PM until the end of the game! At 8:30 PM any leftover GRU tickets will be left at Will Call.


Wednesday, August 19:

ClubFest in Paradise
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
D. Douglas Barnard Jr. Amphitheatre
Rain Location: JSAC Ballroom
Want to get involved on campus, but don’t know which organization to join? Come out to ClubFest in Paradise! Where you can socialize with other students who are involved on campus, and find the perfect match for you! Enjoy free mocktails, sno kones and fun activities while learning how to get involved!

Meet the Greeks
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
D. Douglas Barnard Jr. Amphitheatre
Rain Location: JSAC Ballroom
Leadership, academic excellence, service, and brotherhood/sisterhood: If this is what you want out of your college experience, then you should GO GREEK! Stop by and be introduced to fraternity and sorority life at Georgia Regents University!


Thursday, August 20:

HUGE POSTER SALE
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Outside Bellevue Hall, Summerville Campus
Come out to the Beyond the Wall poster sale to purchase some cool posters for your apartment, residence hall, or bedroom at home! The poster sale accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Visit beyondthewall.com.

Study Abroad 101
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Allgood Hall, E156, Summerville Campus
Join us for an afternoon snack! We will review some basic Study Abroad information, our upcoming 2015-16 programs, and have time to answer any specific questions you might have.

I Chose … Diversity Mix & Mingle
5:30 PM
JSAC Ballroom, Summerville Campus
The I Chose…Diversity Mix and Mingle is an exciting opportunity to learn fun facts about our diverse student organizations and meet partners in diversity and inclusion from throughout our campus. The event is hosted by the Week of Welcome Committee, National Pan-Hellenic Council and the Student Life & Engagement office. Come mix and mingle with new and returning students while enjoying music, networking, and food!


Friday, August 21:

GRU Competition Cheer-leading Fall Tryout Preparation
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Augusta Cheer Academy
The GRU Competition Cheer-leading Team will host tryouts on Saturday, August 22 at 3:00 PM at the Augusta Cheer Academy.
Click Here to register for GRU’s Competition Cheer-leading tryouts.

GRU Goes Cosmic Bowling
11:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Brunswick National Lanes; 3067 Washington Road
Let’s start the semester off with a bang! You made it through your first week of classes – let’s celebrate! Come out for a fun, and entertaining way to unwind! Come kickback, relax, and enjoy a night out with The CREW!
Students may bring one non-student guest for $10.00 (cash/check). A shuttle will be provided between University Village, Residence IV and the event beginning at 10:30 PM and running every 45 minutes. *The Jaguar Production Crew is sponsoring this event.