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Events

JANUARY 2018

Tuesday, Jan. 2: University open.

Wednesday, Jan. 3: Class registration.

Thursday, Jan. 4: Spring semester classes begin.

Tuesday, Jan. 9: MSW Pre-Field Orientation. Orientation will cover the concentration/specialized practice fields placement process. Two sessions will be held: Session A, 12:30 - 1:15 pm and Session B: 4:30 - 5:15 pm. Attendance at one is required for first year MSW students. Please register for one. Contact: sswfield@uga.edu or 706-542-5423. SSW Building, Ground Floor Lounge.

Thursday, Jan. 10 - Sunday, Jan. 14: Society for Social Work and Resesarch annual conference. Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, 901 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

Friday, Jan. 12, 8:00 am - Noon: Capacity Building Training 3: Volunteer Management and Recruitment. Trainings was designed to meet the needs of staff and leadership within Northeast Georgia nonprofit organizations. This third training will cover Volunteer Recruitment and Management- both key skills in leading a successful nonprofit organization. Speakers:  Josh Podvin, UGA's Office of Service Learning, and Dr. Kristina Jaskyte Bahr, Associate Professor, School of Social Work, who has extensive experience and research expertise in the areas of board development and volunteer management. This training is open to any and all staff working of a nonprofit organization in Northeast Georgia, but seating is limited. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/capacity-building-training-3-volunteer-management-and-recruitment-tickets-41430186804. Location: Oconee Health Campus, 1305 Jennings Mill Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677. Contact:  Emily Nicholos, enicholos@unitedwaynega.org. 

Monday, Jan. 15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No classes.

Saturday, Jan. 20, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm: 2018 Social Justice Symposium. Join graduate students of the School of Social Work and members of the Athens community as they present the second annual symposium focused on ways to advance social justice. The symposium will feature workshops and sessions on systemic poverty, under/unemployment, immigration reform, affordable housing, and mental health. Keynote speaker is Kristen Daniel, the founder and CEO of Pentorship a company that designs customized products and services to facilitate quality learning experiences for citizens returning to the labor market. This event is free and open to the public. Event will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens, 780 Timothy Road, Athens, GA 30606. Attendees are encouraged to register at https://goo.gl/forms/6bizLbNUnT8RsgpC2. To support the symposium or find out more, contact: Social Justice Symposium Athens at sjsathensuga@gmail.com.

Friday, Jan. 26, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation (CEASE) Clinic Conference. Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom, Hirsch Hall, University of Georgia School of Law. For details, visit https://sites.google.com/ugacease.org/conference2018. Contact: Emma Hetherington, hether@uga.edu.

Saturday, Jan. 27, 8:30 am - 6:30 pm: Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation (CEASE) Clinic Conference. Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom, Hirsch Hall, University of Georgia School of Law. For details, visit https://sites.google.com/ugacease.org/conference2018. Contact: Emma Hetherington, hether@uga.edu.

 

 

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