Need to Know: Upcoming Events – October 9

Friday, October 9

Alumni Association BBQ
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
JSAC Lawn and Amphitheatre, Summerville Campus
If you like fireworks, live music, a kid zone, and BBQ, then you don’t want to miss the Alumni Association’s annual BBQ. Advance tickets are $10, and $20 on the day of the event. Purchase tickets here.


Friday, October 9 – Sunday, October 11

Hispanic Heritage Festival
Augusta Commons
826 Reynolds Street, Augusta GA

  • Single Day Admission: $4
  • Weekend Pass: $10

Annual celebration that offers the experience and vibrancy of the Hispanic culture through Art, live music, and authentic Hispanic food.


Thursday, October 15

When Loving You Hurts Me: The Realities of Dating Violence
7:00 PM
CHOICES Conference Room, Paine College
Get educated with SafeHomesof Augusta’s Outreach staff. Please donate new toiletries for SafeHomes.

Safe Exits: The Process of Leaving an Abusive Relationship
11:30 AM – 12:45 PM
W1002 Science Hall, Summerville Campus
A panel of experts explain the legal processes involved in safely exiting an abusive relationship. Panelists include Safe Homes Legal Advocate Yasmin Thomas Goodman, NACP VolunteerAdvocate Joahn Sperry, Deputy Jamey Moss of Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, and Dr. Allison Foley, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at GRU


Monday, October 19

DUI Simulator and Mock Sobriety Test
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
JSAC Parking Lot, Summerville Campus


Tuesday, October 20

Alcohol Awareness Information Table
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
JSAC Breezeway, Summerville Campus

MCG Smoothie Trials Competition
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
GB Building Lawn, Health Sciences Campus
Come out with the Student Wellness Council and enjoy free samples of smoothies as well as helping us judge the best smoothie!

Social Savvy  Confidence in Networking Reception
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
JSAC Ballroom, Summerville Campus
Attend our reception and practice basic etiquette for social networking. Learn the proper way to handle food and drinks while shaking hands or trading business cards. Fun filled learning experience with great food in a casual atmosphere. Reserve your spot by clicking on the workshops tab of your GRU Careerlink account, or call 706-737-1604. Reservations required by noon October 12.

Safe Exits: The Process of Leaving an Abusive Relationship
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Maxwell Branch Library (1927 Lumpkin Rd, Augusta)
A panel of experts explain the legal processes involved in safely exiting an abusive relationship. Panelists include Safe Homes Legal Advocate Yasmin Thomas Goodman, NACP VolunteerAdvocate Joahn Sperry, Deputy Jamey Moss of Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, and Dr. Allison Foley, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at GRU. Call 706-793-2020 to sign up.


Wednesday, October 21

Alcohol Awareness Free Lunch and Learn!
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
JSAC Butler Room, Summerville Campus


Thursday, October 22

Alcohol Awareness Olympics
11:00 Am – 1:00 PM
JSAC Field, Summerville Campus

Domestic Violence in Words and Pictures
Paine College Student Center, 2nd floor
Coffee shop poetry and art night. Hosted by the Psychology and English clubs in collaboration with the Counseling Center. Donations of new toiletries will be collected for SafeHomes.


Friday, October 23

CREW’s Horror Story Booth
8:00 PM
JSAC, Summerville Campus