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OCTOBER 2017

Monday, Oct. 2, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Community-Engaged Scholarship on the Tenure-Track: Integrating Teaching and Research
Tiffany Washington, recipient of the 2017 UGA Service-Learning Research Award and the 2016 UGA Creative Teaching Award, will discuss ways in which faculty can connect their in-class teaching to their larger research agenda. Washington will highlight experiential learning techniques and share examples from her own classroom. This event is free, but registration is requested at http://ctl.uga.edu/events/community-engaged-scholarship. UGA Miller Learning Center, Room 250

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 5pm – 7pm: Gwinnett Campus Forum
An opportunity for students to talk with staff and discuss likes, what needs to be addressed or handled better, and any concerns regarding the School of Social Work at Gwinnett. Light refreshments will be provided. Contact: Constance Wooden-Smith, constance.woodensmith@uga.edu. Gwinnett Campus, Room 165, 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043.

Tue, October 3, 6pm – 7pm: Association of Black Social Workers UGA chapter meeting
Contact: Janeshia Henry, jah59647@uga.edu . SSW Building, Room 245

Thu, October 5, 5:30pm – 6:30pm: Dinner Dialogue: To Be LGBT & LatinX
Part of the LatinX Heritage Month events. For more information, contact: Paul Duncan, pduncan@uga.edu. The Intersection, Tate Student Center, 3rd floor

Fri, October 6, 10am – 3pm: MSW Minority Visitation Day
Join us for an opportunity to learn about the Masters of Social Work (MSW) program at the University of Georgia! Hear from the dean, meet current students, speak with faculty, and receive a campus tour. Catered lunch provided! Contact Asha Simpson for additional details and to register, aas73455@uga.edu. The Intersection at UGA Tate Center

Fri, October 6, 11am – 1pm: Ph.D. Program Information Session
Find out if the Social Work Ph.D. Program at the University of Georgia is right for you! Come learn about the school, the program, and meet faculty and current students. Lunch will be provided, and you'll have an option to take a campus tour. Register at http://bit/do/ugasswphd-info. Contact: Kat Farlowe, kfarlowe@uga.edu. Miller Learning Center, Room 143, Athens, Georgia

Sat, October 7, 10am – 2pm: School of Social Work Family Fun Day
A day of fun outdoor activities and picnic food. RSVP: Kat Farlowe, (706) 542-5461 or kfarlowe@uga.edu. Fort Yargo State Park, 210 S Broad St, Winder, GA 30680, USA

Sat, October 7, 6pm – 9pm: Noche Latina
Part of the LatinX Heritage Month events sponsored by the Hispanic Student Association. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/2201001301/ or contact: Alondra Garcia, alondra.garcia25@uga.edu. Tate Grand Hall

Fri, October 13, 12:20pm – 1:10pm: Lecture: Carolyn Medine, Religion and African American Studies
"Women's Bodies and the Slave Trade in Barry Unsworth's Sacred Hunger". UGA Miller Learning Center 213

Tue, October 17, 7pm – 8pm: Religion & the Common Good Seminar: Universal Compassion: Modern Buddhists and Altruism
Gen Monrub, resident teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center, Atlanta, will discuss altruism from a Buddhist perspective. Sponsored by the Franklin College Dept. of Religion and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Contact: Robert Foster, rlfoster@uga.edu. Miller Learning Center, Room 248

Wed, October 18, 6:30pm – 8:30pm: Don't Tell Anyone/No le Digas a Nadie: Film Screening
Screening of the Peabody Award-winning film "Don't Tell Anyone" explores the human cost of immigration policies in the U.S., following Angy Rivera, an undocumented student activist, as she faces seemingly insurmountable obstacles. This event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection, the UGA Center for Social Justice, Human and Civil Rights, the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, the UGA Undocumented Student Alliance, Students for Global Social Work, and U-Lead Athens. This event will take place at the Miller Learning Center, Room 102.

Sat, October 21, 8:30am – 12:00pm: Gwinnett Campus Open House
Interested in pursuing your graduate degree at University of Georgia while continuing to work? Want to find out more about the programs offered at UGA's conveniently located campus in Gwinnett?
Come attend our Open House. Representatives of more than a dozen graduate programs, the UGA Graduate School, and admissions and financial aid will be there. You’ll have a chance to talk with faculty and staff, find out more about the graduate programs offered at UGA Gwinnett, and ask all your questions about applying for and financing the next step in your education. Brief tours of the campus will also be available.
UGA’s Gwinnett Campus is conveniently located in Lawrenceville off Old Peachtree Road and I-85. Parking is free and a light breakfast will be provided. Contact: Constance Wooden-Smith, constance.woodensmith@uga.edu.
Register at http://bit.ly/OpenHouse20171021. UGA Gwinnett Campus, 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville GA 30043

Tue, October 24, 12:30 – 1:30pm: Reflective Structure Dialogue Workshop
Raye Rawls, from the Fanning Institute, will provide an introductory training on Reflective Structured Dialogue. Reflective Structured Dialogue (RSD) is an approach to foster connection and respect between two groups that are in conflict or see each other as “the enemy.” Drawing on theory from family therapy, appreciative inquiry, and neurobiology, RSD provides a science-based framework for having difficult discussions in ways that are productive, genuinely curious, and respectful. This event will take place at the School of Social Work ground floor lounge. For more information on RSD, see http://www.whatisessential.org/workshop/dialogue-across-differences-introduction-reflective-structured-dialogue

Thu, October 26, 5:30pm – 7:00pm: Extended-Time MSW Information Session
Information sessions for applicants interested in the Extended-Time MSW degree program at the UGA Gwinnett Campus. Questions: Mumbi Mwaura, mmwaura@uga.edu. RSVP: http://bit.ly/2xpX58W. UGA Gwinnett Campus, Room 165, 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

 

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