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PAWPRINTS: Student Opportunities – November 30

Student Opportunities


Arsenal – Undergraduate Research Journal
Arsenal – Undergraduate Research Journal of GRU is accepting submissions from Oct 21st – Jan15th.

Georgia regents University (Soon to be augusta University) Karate Club
The Augusta University Karate Club is looking for new members! We are training in the RyuTe style of traditional Okinawan karate (ryute.com) focusing on self defense, and anyone can join, from beginners to black belts. Training is led by Dr. Mitchell Watsky, 7th degree black belt with more the 35 years experience in the art. Contact Dr. Watsky at mwatsky@gru.edu for details!

Dissertation Fellowships
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi will award two Dissertation Fellowships of $10,000 each to active members who are doctoral candidates and are completing dissertations at a US regionally accredited, doctoral -granting institution of higher education. The Dissertation Fellowship is open to all active (dues current) Phi Kappa Phi members or those who have accepted membership by November 30, 2015.
Any candidates interested in applying, please contact Kevin Frazier (kfrazier@gru.edu) or Regina Messer (rmesser@gru.edu).
Applications and any supporting documents will be accepted from October 1 to 11:59 p.m. CT on November 30.

Free Math Tutoring
The Math Assistance Center (MAC) has something to offer every math student, whether you need a little help or a lot. Free math tutoring is available in Allgood Hall N304. For a full schedule of hours, please visit here.

Homestead Hospice
Your time and experience can make a huge impact on someone’s life. Find out how to help Homestead’s patients and families who are living with terminal illness. You can help by providing:
Clerical Support (record keeping, clerical work)
Community Support (Serving meals, Fundraising, Participating in events)
Support for Families (Running errands, Breaks for caregivers, Emotional support)
Personal Touch (Reading books, Simple conversations, Walking, Listening)
Applications should be filled out ahead of service. Contact Homestead Hospice at 803-426-2500 or visit www.Homesteadhospice.com

PAWPRINTS: Weekly Events – November 16

Weekly Events


Monday, November 16

Let’s Talk…Racism & Reactions in Higher Education
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
JSAC Ballroom, Summerville Campus
Let’s Talk will be a panel discussion between students, faculty and staff members that will tackle the topic of racism and reactions in higher education. This discussion will shed light on the issues in Missouri and how it affects students on campuses across the U.S.

QUE Week Poetry Slam
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
JSAC Coffeehouse, Summerville Campus
Food will be served.


Tuesday, November 17

QUE Week – Founder’s Day Celebration
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
JSAC Patio, Summerville Campus
Food will be  served


Wednesday, November 18

International Festival: Around the World
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Amphitheater, Summerville Campus
Can’t travel the world in one day? That’s okay, we are bringing the world to you! Join The CREW for International Festival, GRU’s version of Arts in the Heart. There will be free food, fun, music, dance performances, and culture. Come out and join us for an exciting festival you don’t want to miss! Contact Komal Patel, Cultural Events Assistant Director, at jpcculturalad@gmail.com with questions.

Student Wellness Council Fall Festival
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
JSAC Field, Summerville Campus
Join Student Wellness Council and Student Health at Fall Festival! Come out and enjoy free prizes, food and games! There will also be a Super Fun Obstacle Course provided by Intramurals!

QUE Week – Good Credit Forum
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Washington Hall Rooftop, Summerville Campus
Food will be served


Thursday, November 19

Great American Smokeout
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
JSAC Breezeway, Summerville Campus
Student Health and the GRU Cancer Center will be hosting the Great American Smokeout encouraging smokers to make a plan to quit smoking and also discouraging the public from starting smoking! Also,see the winners of the Student E-Cigs PSA.

QUE Week – Safe Sex Awareness
2:45 PM – 4:30 PM
JSAC Coffeehouse, Summerville Campus
Food will be served


Friday, November 20

QUE Week – Toga Party
9:30 PM
Quality Inn & Suites

PAWPRINTS: Weekly Events – November 9

Weekly Events


Tuesday, November 10

November Speaker Night
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
JSAC Coffeehouse, Summerville Campus
MS. Melissa Hall, a GRU Career Services advisor for the Liberal Arts, Humanities, and Education, will present “How to Promote your Foreign Language Skills during your Job or Career Search.” Ms. Hall, a past inductee of Alpha Mu Gamma and former English major, will deliver a wealth of information on the topic. Please contact AMG President Sarah Carter at scarte14@gru.edu with questions.

 


Wednesday, November 11

Fall Fundraising Feast Bake Sale
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
JSAC Breezeway, Summerville Campus
Enjoy Fall treats while helping HPSA raise money to fund Operation Christmas Child! 100% of the proceeds will go towards buying toys and supplies for children in need for the Holidays.

Veterans Awareness Rally
11:00 AM
Summerville Campus
The ranger club is looking for students speakers to speak at their Awareness Rally. Submissions can include poetry, personal testimony, or speeches. Please send submissions to Darian Abenes at dabenes@gru.edu


Thursday, November 12

International Festival: Around the World
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Educational Commons Patio, Health Sciences Campus
Can’t travel the world in one day? That’s okay, we are bringing the world to you! Join The CREW for International Festival, GRU’s version of Arts in the Heart. There will be free food, fun, music, dance performances, and of course culture. Come out and join us for an exciting festival you don’t want to miss! Contact Komal Patel, Cultural Events Assistant Director, at jpcculturalad@gmail.com with questions.

PAWPRINTS: Student Opportunities – November 9

Student Opportunities


Dissertation Fellowships
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi will award two Dissertation Fellowships of $10,000 each to active members who are doctoral candidates and are completing dissertations at a US regionally accredited, doctoral -granting institution of higher education. The Dissertation Fellowship is open to all active (dues current) Phi Kappa Phi members or those who have accepted membership by November 30, 2015.
Any candidates interested in applying, please contact Kevin Frazier (kfrazier@gru.edu) or Regina Messer (rmesser@gru.edu).
Applications and any supporting documents will be accepted from October 1 to 11:59 p.m. CT on November 30.

Free Math Tutoring
The Math Assistance Center (MAC) has something to offer every math student, whether you need a little help or a lot. Free math tutoring is available in Allgood Hall N304. For a full schedule of hours, please visit here.

Homestead Hospice
Your time and experience can make a huge impact on someone’s life. Find out how to help Homestead’s patients and families who are living with terminal illness. You can help by providing:
Clerical Support (record keeping, clerical work)
Community Support (Serving meals, Fundraising, Participating in events)
Support for Families (Running errands, Breaks for caregivers, Emotional support)
Personal Touch (Reading books, Simple conversations, Walking, Listening)
Applications should be filled out ahead of service. Contact Homestead Hospice at 803-426-2500 or visit www.Homesteadhospice.com

PAWPRINTS: Happening Now – November 9

Happening Now


International Festival: Around the World
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Educational Commons Patio, Health Sciences Campus
Can’t travel the world in one day? That’s okay, we are bringing the world to you! Join The CREW for International Festival, GRU’s version of Arts in the Heart. There will be free food, fun, music, dance performances, and culture. Come out and join us for an exciting festival you don’t want to miss! Contact Komal Patel, Cultural Events Assistant Director, at jpcculturalad@gmail.com with questions.

PAWPRINTS: Upcoming Events – November 9

Upcoming Events


Wednesday, November 18

International Festival: Around the World
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Amphitheater, Summerville Campus
Can’t travel the world in one day? That’s okay, we are bringing the world to you! Join The CREW for International Festival, GRU’s version of Arts in the Heart. There will be free food, fun, music, dance performances, and of course culture. Come out and join us for an exciting festival you don’t want to miss! Contact Komal Patel, Cultural Events Assistant Director, at jpcculturalad@gmail.com with questions.

Need to Know: Upcoming Events – November 6

Upcoming Events


Monday,  November 9

Irish Film: The Quiet Man
7:00 PM
Performing Arts Theater, Summerville Campus
It’s a classic tale of bad-boy-with-a-past meets innocent-red-haired-colleen whose family objects to the match. Admission will be by donation, and all donations will go to fund scholarships and costs of the 2016 Ireland Study Abroad trip.


Tuesday, November 10

Impacting the World: The Fulbright Experience
12:00 PM
Health Sciences Building Room 1204, Health Sciences Campus
The Fulbright Scholar Program is a program of the United States Department of State Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs. The Program sponsors U.S. and foreign participants for exchanges in all areas of endeavor, including the sciences, business, public service, government, and the arts and continues to increase mutual understanding between the people of the U. S. and the people of other countries.

Interview Tips for STEM Majors
4:00 PM
Science Hall E1049, Summerville Campus
You got the interview but not sure how to prepare – come out this informative workshop and learn what you need to do to get the job. This workshop is for STEM majors at all levels.

Latino Americans Series: “War and Peace.”
6:00 PM
University Hall 170, Summerville Campus
The next event in the Latino Americans series, “War and Peace,” will focus on the history of Hispanic/Latino service members. The program will begin with a screening of the “War and Peace” episode from the documentary series Latino Americans. Following the film, Dr. Heather Abdelnur will lead a panel discussion of Hispanic/Latino veterans.

Jazz at the G
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Maxwell Theater, Summerville Campus
The GRU Jazz Ensemble is showcased at the next “Jazz At The G” concert, presented by The GRU Dept. of Music, and GPB-Augusta, the NPR Radio station on GRU’s Summerville Campus. The group will play straight ahead jazz, “Basie-style” swing, Latin jazz, and jazz funk. The concert is Tuesday, November 10th, 7:30 PM at Maxwell Theatre. Admission is free with a valid JAGCard.


Wednesday, November 11

Lecture: Pursue the Amazing World of International Opportunities
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Health Sciences Building – Room 1218, Health Sciences Campus
Dr. Fell will discuss examples that will help you think about how you can get involved, including international service trips with professionals, involvement in international professional associations, lecturing in other countries, leading interprofessional service teams with students to other countries, research and scholarly collaborations, developing educational programs in other countries, and a sabbatical year teaching in a different country.


Friday, November 13

CURS Brown Bag Seminar
1:00 PM
JSAC Ballroom, Summerville Campus
Undergraduate researchers will present their research, creative works, and scholarly activity. A variety of disciplines will be represented. Free pizza! Please bring you JagCard.


Monday, November 16

Study Abroad 201: What Employers Want to Know About Your Study Abroad Experience
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Join us for a “Lunch & Learn” as we dig through your past (or future) study abroad experience to help you decipher what a future employer would like to know. We will discuss what you learned from your experience abroad, how to present your trip on a resume, and how to translate those experiences into meaningful conversations that you can use in a future job or graduate school interview. Lunch is provided.


Tuesday, November 17

University Libraries Lunch and Learn
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Reese Library Room – 304, Summerville Campus
Greenblatt Library Room – AB 127, Health Sciences Campus
Bring your lunch and travel to the GRU Libraries to learn about the resources for study abroad and international travel available through the University Libraries.


Wednesday, November 18

SURPing: Summer Undergraduate Research Programs
3:00 PM
JSAC Butler Meeting Room, Summerville Campus
Attend this CURS: Inside Edition and learn about the available summer undergraduate research opportunities available at GRU and around the country. Many of these opportunities are paid! Free drinks and snacks!


Thursday, November 19

Great American Smokeout/Nobody Quits Like Georgia Commit to Quit Stations
Quit Stations 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, JSAC, Summerville Campus; College Dental Medicine Lobby, Health Sciences Campus; Children’s Hospital of Georgia Lobby; Medical Office Building Harper Street Lobby
Community Forum 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM,
Free Oral Screening 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Augusta/Richmond County Library, 823 Telfair St, Augusta, GA

Need to Know: Upcoming Deadlines – November 6

Upcoming Deadlines


Hull College of Business Applications
Ready to apply to the Hull College of Business? Get the info you need! Fridays, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM , Allgood N113. Come and learn about admission requirements, program info, and application instructions. Application Deadline: November 15

Spring 2016 Early Registration
Registration for Spring 2016 will begin November 2. Students eligible to web register via POUNCE follow the start dates for their classification below.
November 2: Post-Grad, Grad, Post-Bac, Add Degr & Seniors
November 3: Juniors
November 4: Sophomores, Freshmen, Joint Enrolled HS, Transient & Audit
November 5 – December 4: All Continuing Students

Spring 2016 Admissions to Teacher Education
Applications for Spring 2016 admissions to Teacher Education are due no later than 5:00 PM November 15. Important links to details and applications are available here.

Need to Know: Resource Highlight – November 6

Resource Highlight


Resident Advisor Information Session
Wednesday, January 20
4:00 PM
JSAC Coffeehouse
Interested in joining one of Augusta University’s most influential student leadership groups? Serving as a member of the Housing and Residence Life staff team in 2016 – 2017 might be an excellent opportunity for you. Come to our first information session to learn about what it takes to be a resident Advisor.

Free Math Tutoring
The Math Assistance Center (MAC) has something to offer every math student, whether you need a little help or a lot. Free math tutoring is available in Allgood Hall N304. For a full schedule of hours, please visit here.

Caught in the Act of Great Teaching!
Students, staff, and faculty members are invited to nominate faculty members for a “Caught in the Act of Great Teaching Award.” Let’s honor our faculty members for those acts, large or small, that inspire students and exemplify teaching excellence. Nominations should include the name of the instructor and a description (no more than 100 words) of the act that led to the nomination. Send nominations to facultydevelopment@gru.edu. Submissions will be accepted continuously throughout the fall semester, and an announcement of the winners will be made monthly.

Share the Love for the Children’s Hospital of GA
Help HCCU share the love and win $25,000 for the Children’s Hospital of Georgia! Register and vote daily through December 24. Each vote enters you in a sweepstakes to win 1 of 150 $100 gift cards (50 each month). You can register to vote here.

Homestead Hospice
Your time and experience can make a huge impact on someone’s life. Find out how to help Homestead’s patients and families who are living with terminal illness. You can help by providing:
Clerical Support (record keeping, clerical work)
Community Support (Serving meals, Fundraising, Participating in events)
Support for Families (Running errands, Breaks for caregivers, Emotional support)
Personal Touch (Reading books, Simple conversations, Walking, Listening)
Applications should be filled out ahead of service. Contact Homestead Hospice at 803-426-2500 or visit www.Homesteadhospice.com

Need to Know: Announcements – November 6

Announcements


Jazz at the G
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Maxwell Theater, Summerville Campus
The GRU Jazz Ensemble is showcased at the next “Jazz At The G” concert, presented by The GRU Dept. of Music, and GPB-Augusta, the NPR Radio station on GRU’s Summerville Campus. The group will play straight ahead jazz, “Basie-style” swing, latin jazz, and jazz funk. The concert is Tuesday, November 10th, 7:30 PM at Maxwell Theatre. Admission is free with a valid JAGCard.

Spring 2016 Early Registration
Registration for Spring 2016 will begin November 2. Students eligible to web register via POUNCE follow the start dates for their classification below.
November 2: Post-Grad, Grad, Post-Bac, Add Degr & Seniors
November 3: Juniors
November 4: Sophomores, Freshmen, Joint Enrolled HS, Transient & Audit
November 5 – December 4: All Continuing Students