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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

PAWPRINTS: Student Opportunities – November 2

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: Upcoming Events

Upcoming 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

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.


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.

PAWPRINTS: Weekly Events – November 2

Weekly Events


Monday, November 2

Jaguar Production Crew: General Membership Meeting
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Wellness Center
Get involved on campus with The CREW. General Membership Meetings are held once a month. Come join us for our next meeting! Visit gru.edu/students/crew to become an Associate Member and help plan events or become a volunteer! Questions? Contact Megan Le at jpcvpmembership@gmail.com


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.

PAWPRINTS: Weekly Events – October 25

Weekly Events


Monday, October 26

Think Pink Week
Zeta Tau Alpha will host events on and off campus throughout the week of October 26-30. Come out and participate with ZTA each day to show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness!
Monday: Cookout: $5 per plate
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
JSAC Patio, Summerville Campus
Tuesday: Faculty Breakfast
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
JSAC Coffeehouse, Summerville Campus
Movie Night
7:00 PM
Amphitheatre, Summerville Campus
Wednesday: Percentage Night
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mullins Crossing Chic-fil-A
Friday: B.M.O.C.
7:00 PM
JSAC Ballroom, Summerville Campus

Lambda Alliance Meeting
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Hardy Meeting Room, Summerville Campus
Lambda meetings are safe spaces for individuals of all sexual orientation and gender identities to gather and discuss their experiences.


Tuesday, October 27

CREW UNplugged
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Amphitheatre, Summerville Campus
CREW UNplugged is a monthly showcase where volunteers share their talents with GRU! Come out to see our talent showcases of the month.


Thursday, October 29

Pep Rally/ Jaguar Madness
7:00 PM
Christenberry Fieldhouse
Join us for Jaguar Madness and the men’s and women’s basketball pep rally event. Come out and enjoy food prizes, giveaways, games, meet the teams, and watch dunk contests.

PAWPRINTS: Happening Now – October 25

Happening Now


CREW UNplugged
Tuesday, October 27
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Amphitheatre,  Summerville Campus
CREW UNplugged is a monthly showcase on a volunteer basis to share their talents with GRU! Come out to see our talent showcases of the month. Contact Austin Purkey at crewunplugged@gmail.com

Spooky To Be Hungry
Join SGA in participating with the Golden Harvest Food Bank’s Spooky To BE Hungry canned food drive. Donate any non-perishable canned food now through October 31. Drop off/Collection site is located in front of SLE office on the 1st floor of the JSAC.

PAWPRINTS: Upcoming Events – October 25

Upcoming Events


Wednesday, November 11

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.

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.

PAWPRINTS: Student Opportunities – October 25

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.

Channeled Paths
The non-profit Channeled Paths is looking for volunteers for the Nightmare Plantation Halloween event. They need help setting up in the month of October, and actors on October 30 and 31. If interested, please call 706-860-3400 and give your name and number.

The Salvation Army Kroc Center
Saturday, October 24
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
1833 Broad St, Augusta
Trunk or Treat is fun for the whole family. Best part, it’s FREE! There will be inflatables, face painting, free candy, and a Movie on the Lawn, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” This a great volunteer opportunity to give back to the community and have a little fun. For more information, contact Crystal Nail at crystal.nail@uss.salvationarmy.org

Need to Know: Announcements – October 23

Announcements


Annual Guitar Pull
Tuesday, October 27
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.

SafeHomes Survivor’s Walk
Thursday, October 29
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.

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