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Events

SEPTEMBER 2017

Wednesday, Sept. 6: Birthday of Jane Addams (1860-1935), known as the “Mother of Social Work.”

Thursday, Sept. 7,
10:30 am - 12:00 pm:
Northeast Georgia Homeless and Poverty Coalition montly meeting, Topics include information regarding Continuum of Care. Contact: Cory Scott, nega.homelesscoalition@gmail.com. Athens Clarke County Library, multipurpose room A.
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: MSW/MPH dual degree program information session. UGA School of Social Work, Room 104, 279 Williams Street. Please RSVP at http://Explore.publichealth.uga.edu/mphmswinformationsession

Friday, Sept. 8, 9:00 am - 11:00 am: Ph.D. Job Market Workshop. Workshop for social work doctoral students who are entering the job market. Focus will be on professional conferences and screening interviews. Contact: Y. Joon Choi, choiyj@uga.edu. SSW Building, Room 242.

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Gwinnett Campus Forum. Forum cancelled. It will be rescheduled at a later date. Contact: Constance Wooden-Smith, constance.woodensmith@uga.edu. UGA Gwinnett Campus, 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043.

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 10:-00 am - Noon: Preparedness Information Fair on the D.W. Brooks Mall. Representatives from the UGA Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP), UGA Health Center, College of Pharmacy, UGA Environmental Safety Division, UGA Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), UGA Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), UGA American Red Cross, UGA Atmospheric Meteorological Society, and National EMS will be on hand with information and demonstrations. Learn how to do Compression-Only CPR in only 5 minutes!

Thursday, Sept. 14,
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm:
Extended-Time MSW Information Session. Information for applicants interested in the Extended-Time MSW degree program at the UGA Gwinnett Campus, 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043. LUNCH PROVIDED. RSVP: http://bit.ly/2v8KO8j Questions: Mumbi Mwaura, mmwaura@uga.edu
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Ghana Study Abroad Interest Meeting. For more information, please contact Dr. Tiffany Washington (Social Work) at twashing@uga.edu or Dr. Claire McClure (Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors) at cinabne@uga.edu. SSW Building, room 242, 279 Williams Street, Athens.

Friday, Sept. 15, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm: LACSI Casa Abierta/Open House. Annual open house event in celebration of LatinX Heritage Month (aka Hispanic Heritage Month), includes performances by Tonalli Danza Folklorica, Mexicana and Capoeira Maculele Athens, light refreshments. 290 South Hull Street.

Thursday, Sept. 21, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Full-Time MSW Information Session- Information sessions for applicants interested in the Full-Time MSW degree program at the Athens Campus, ground floor lounge, 279 Williams Street, Athens GA 30602. Please RSVP at http://bit.ly/2wBMvOP. Questions: Mumbi Mwaura, mmwaura@uga.edu

Monday, Sept. 25, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm: "Released" film screening and discussion. Sponsored by the Center for Social Justice, Human and Civil Rights. and the Davenport-Benham chapter of the Black Law Student Association. Special Collections Library, 300 South Hull Street, Room 271, Athens, Georgia, 30602. For more information, contact Llewellyn Cornelius, lcornel@uga.edu.

Friday, Sept. 29, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: MSW/MPH information session. Learn more about the dual degree Master of Social Work (MSW) and Master in Public Health (MPH) program! For questions, email mswmph@uga.edu. Register at https://tinyurl.com/mswmphinfosession Health Sciences Campus, Room TBA.

 

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