Need to Know: Upcoming Events – October 23

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 27

Annual Guitar Pull
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Amphitheatre, Summerville Campus
Kicks 99 hosts an Annual Guitar Pull with some of the hottest musicians in country music sharing one stage. Past acts include Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker, Martina McBride, Little Big Town, and many more. So come out to the ticket stop and register to win tickets! You must be at least 16, and have a valid ID. You can only register once.

Federal Opportunities for Mathematics Majors
3:00 PM
Allgood Hall, Room E156, Summerville Campus
If you are a Mathematics Major, come out and learn about entry-level post-graduate employment opportunities and internship opportunities for currently enrolled students. Also, learn how to navigate a federal job search on Open to all levels.

Latino Americans Series: Jose Antonio Martinez: A Cuban Pioneer in Columbia County History Lecture
6:00 PM
Columbia County Library, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd, Evans, GA
Dr. Heather Abdelnur, an associate professor of history, will lecture about the fascinating history of Jose Antonio Martinez, a late 19thcentury Cuban immigrant to the Augusta area and the founder of the town of Martinez.

Thursday, October 29

Federal Employment and Federal Internships for all Majors
3:00 PM
University Hall, Room 224, Summerville Campus
This workshop will show you how to look and apply for full-time jobs and internship opportunities in the Federal Government. It is open to all majors at all levels. Contact Anthony Holland at with questions

SafeHomes Survivor’s Walk
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
GRU Teardrop, Summerville Campus
This annual ceremony features testimonies from domestic violence survivors and a balloon release and candlelight walk. Open to the public. Wear purple to show your support. Sponsored by the GRu Division of Enrollment and Students Affairs and Ladybug’s Flower and Gifts.

Saturday, October 31

3rd Annual Shine a Light on Summerville Campus Ghosts
6:00 PM – 8 PM
JSAC Patio, Summerville Campus
Get to know the friendly ghosts on the University Summerville Campus. This walking tour of the campus showcases the ghost’s stories and historical antecedents. The event starts with a “Jack O’Lantern” craft for younger walkers. The walk will start at 7:00 PM. Walkers will meet at the JSAC patio. Bring flashlights if you feel you need them.

Monday, November 2

Sand Hills Writers Series
2:30 PM
JSAC Coffeehouse, Summerville Campus
Join the Department of English & Foreign Languages for an afternoon of reading, informal colloquia, and a reception. Two great authors (Antonya Nelson and Frank Walker) will present some of their literature work along with a book signing after the presentation. Please contact Jim Minick for more information.

Wednesday, November 4

National Eat Healthy Day
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Jaguar Wellness Center, Summerville Campus
Come and celebrate National Eat Healthy Day with the Jaguar Wellness Center! We will be handing out free samples of healthy smoothies from 2-3 pm inside the Wellness Center.