Monday, October 5, 2015

Trivia Night

Sponsor: International Affairs Student Organization
Location: IC 213
Date: 10-05-2015
Time: 6:30 pm
Contact Person/Email: Emily Shepherd: shepherdemily1823@gmail.com
Join us for trivia related to international events! All majors are welcome. Pizza and soda will be provided. For more information, visit the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1636283059982142/

Got Privilege?

Sponsor: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Location: North Ave Yellow Jacket Room
Date: 10-06-2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Contact Person/Email: Kelly Gleber/gleberkelly@gatech.edu
"Got Privilege?" is going to be a discussion on the different forms of privilege within society and how they affect GT's campus and our everyday life. We're going to talk about the many differences among groups of people such as race, sexual orientation, religion, & financial background.

Out Week

Sponsor: Pride Alliance
Location: Klaus Advanced Computing Building, Rm 1447 (and various others: see Facebook)
Date: 10-08-2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: scottschultz@gatech.edu
This whole week is Out Week, leading up to the Atlanta Pride Parade on Sunday! The LGBTQIA Resource Center will be hosting a reception on Wednesday, our General Meeting (Story-Telling Night!) will be on Thursday, and we'll be volunteering at Lost-n-Found on Friday.

See our Facebook Page to keep up-to-date on our various events: https://www.facebook.com/GTPrideAlliance/events

Out@GE: Empowering+Inspiring Each Other

Sponsor: oSTEM
Location: Student Center, Piedmont Room
Date: 10-05-2015
Time: 5:30 pm
Contact Person/Email: eli32@gatech.edu
As a part of GT Out Week, oSTEM will be hosting a LGBT Panel Discussion with employees from General Electric Power&Water. Panelists will share their experiences at GE and advice on how to succeed as LGBT professionals and how aspiring allies can support them. By Empowering and Inspiring Each Other, the work culture at GE allows them to become a leader in energy technologies.

GT Unite

Sponsor: Residence Hall Association
Location: Campanile
Date: 10-19-2015
Time: 5:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: dop@rha.gatech.edu
GT Unite is a celebration of all aspects of diversity at Georgia Tech. October 19th will begin the week-long GT Unite event starting with a kickoff event from 5:00-7:00PM at the Campanile. We are going to show off Georgia Tech and demonstrate how inclusive and amazing our overall culture is. Several organizations will be coming to provide FREE food, music, games, dancing, art, t shirts and more!

2015-2016 Season Kickoff

Sponsor: Team in Training
Location: Van Leer W200
Date: 10-06-2015
Time: 6:30 pm
Contact Person/Email: gtteamintraining@gmail.com
Join Team in Training for our Season Kickoff! TNT is an organization that trains for endurance events (5K, half and full marathons) and fundraises for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Not only do we provide you with a training schedule and mentors, but you will help a great cause! Join us for our first official meeting and take the steps to making a difference! FREE FOOD will follow the event.

Black Women's Discussion Group

Sponsor: Women's Resource Center
Location: Women's Resource Center, Suite 131
Date: 10-07-2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: Melat Hagos, mhagos@gatech.edu
Speak Easy: a space for conversation and community.

Education Abroad Scholarships Info. Session

Sponsor: Office of International Education
Location: Student Center: Crescent Room
Date: 10-06-2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: ashlee.flinn@oie.gatech.edu
During this sessions we will be covering information on OIE Administered Scholarships,
national scholarships, and tips and tricks for writing a competitive application.

ACC Leadership Symposium Applications Avaliable

Sponsor: Leadership & Civic Engagement
Date: 10-21-2015
Time: 5:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: Dr. Gerome Stephens, gerome.stephens@gatech.edu
The 2016 ACC Leadership Symposium will be hosted at Clemson University the weekend of Friday, February 26 - Sunday, February 28. This year’s symposium will consider how activism accelerates and sustains social change movements. APPLICATIONS ARE DUE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21. Complete details and to apply: http://leadandengage.gatech.edu/content/11/acc-leadership-symposium

MBA Info Session for Current GT Students

Sponsor: Scheller College of Business, MBA Program
Location: Scheller College of Business
Date: 10-27-2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: mba@scheller.gatech.edu
UNDERGRADS: Attend an info session to discover when, why, and how to pursue an MBA. Learn about MBA Pathway, an opportunity for Georgia Tech undergrads to earn deferred admission. Register at: http://b.gatech.edu/1iPVemI

GRAD STUDENTS: Attend an info session to learn the advantages of adding an MBA to your current graduate degree. Learn more and register at: http://b.gatech.edu/1FyeM8Z

Community Test Drive: Free HIV Testing!

Sponsor: Delta Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Location: Student Center booth - Check our FB event for updates!
Date: 10-08-2015
Time: 11:00 am
Contact Person/Email: Le Tran: rosalya@gtdphil.org
Did you know that Georgia ranks 5TH in the nation with HIV infections?

Be safe. Be proactive. Drop in anytime between 11am-2:30pm for a free HIV test administered by CPACS. The test is a non-evasive, cheek swab. It is FDA-approved, 97% accurate, and completely confidential. Attendees who get tested will receive a $10 gift card and goodie bag!


Weekly Club Meeting

Sponsor: Public Speaking Club
Location: Bunger-Henry room 380
Date: 10-08-2015
Time: 6:30 pm
Contact Person/Email: gatech.psc@gmail.com
Memorizing speeches can be one of the most daunting tasks when it comes to presentations. Come by the Public Speaking Club this week where we will be discussing a unique technique to help memorize and structure a speech called the Memory Palace.

The Public Speaking Club provides a pressure free environment led by peers to practice skills in public speaking. Join us in Bunger-Henry 380!

Fall Break Service Trip

Sponsor: CCF
Location: CCF 767 Techwood Dr.
Date: 10-09-2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Contact Person/Email: marc@gtccf.org
ARGO II: Fall Break Service Trip with CCF to AR
- All are welcome, no matter your background
- Oct. 9-13
- Tornado Disaster Relief in Mayflower, AR
- Rebuilding, Sorting Food, Moving Families, Clean-up
- Road Trip in Vans
- $100 (covers everything except road meals)
- Team meeting Thurs. at 9p upstairs at CCF (767 Techwood Dr.)
- marc@gtccf.org
- email to sign up ASAP, Thursday at the latest

Fall 2015 U.S. Passport Fair

Sponsor: Georgia Tech Postal Services
Location: Peachtree Room, Student Center Commons
Date: 11-18-2015
Time: 9:00 am
Contact Person/Email: Kate Curnow/kate.curnow@stucen.gatech.edu
Looking to get or renew your passport? Stop by the U.S. Passport Fair on Wednesday, November 18th from 9am-3pm in the Student Center Peachtree Room, where you'll find everything you need to process your passport application in one location! Some documentation will be necessary, please register ahead of time at bit.ly/1Flkllf to receive more details about your specific documentation needs.

IIE Homecoming Events & Tailgate

Sponsor: Institute of Industrial Engineers
Location: Groseclose Building, 2nd floor, Suite 228
Date: 10-23-2015
Time: 10:00 am
Contact Person/Email: mizani.ida@gmail.com
Join IIE at the Open House and Tail Gate events on October 23 & 24, organized by the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech, the IIE Georgia Tech Student Chapter, the Supply Chain Logistics Institute and the IIE Atlanta Chapter. See old friends, meet new friends, faculty, staff, and current students. Full details & RSVP form at http://bit.ly/isye-hc2015 !

See you there!

MLK Student Celebration Committee Rendezvous

Sponsor: MLK Student Committee
Location: Simthgall Student Services Building (Flag Building) Auditorium 117
Date: 10-15-2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: cdunn39@gatech.edu
Ready to make a difference? The MLK Student Celebration Committee will be holding a general body informational to form sub-committees for The Martin Luther King Celebration. These diverse student led committees are in charge of coordinating parts of the Campus Wide Celebration for Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. held in January. Come out to get information on being apart of this historic celebration.

Bone Marrow Registry Drive (Cheek Swabs)

Sponsor: MSA
Location: Student Center 3rd floor, room 319
Date: 10-09-2015
Time: 3:30 pm
Contact Person/Email: asem.k94@gmail.com
Come swab your cheek at the student center! Friday Oct 9th, from 3:30 - 5:00 pm.

-Your DNA is unique, and it can be the only cure that saves another’s life. Every 4 mins, a baby, child, or adult is diagnosed with a blood cancer.

-In 76% of cases, marrow via PBSC method. It is similar to donating blood.
Read the myths and facts through the facebook event:


Trick-Or-Treat Trot//MOVE Communications Committee

Sponsor: MOVE (Mobilizing Opportunities for Volunteer Experience)
Location: Infinite Energy Center
Date: 10-17-2015
Time: 8:00 am
Contact Person/Email: sdavoud3@gatech.edu // annj@gatech.edu
Oct. 17
Easter Seals North Georgia is hosting a Halloween-themed 5K. Sign up to volunteer with MOVE: http://movegt.weebly.com/

If you are interested in building your portfolio while giving back to the community, apply to be part of the MOVE Communications Committee. Skills: blogging, graphic design, and web development. If interested email Ann Johnson, Director of Communication at annj@gatech.edu

From Hinduism to Truth

Sponsor: Why Should I Believe?
Location: Instructional Center (IC) Room 105
Date: 10-05-2015
Time: 6:30 pm
Contact Person/Email: bblount7@gatech.edu
This week we are hosting Dr. Sudhakar Muthyala. He will be telling us about his journey from Hinduism to Christianity. As usual, the presentation will be about 30 minutes long and will end with a question-and-answer session. We hope you'll come see us. Bring a friend.

Society of Women Engineers Meeting

Sponsor: Society of Women Engineers
Location: Flag building room 117
Date: 10-06-2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: Jacqui Green at swepresident@gmail.com
This Tuesday, October 6, there will be a Women in Engineering and Society of Women Engineers meeting with Norfolk Southern, one of the nation's premier transportation companies! They will discuss How To Grow Your Network, Pros & Cons of a Large Company, and Do's & Don'ts of a Positive Brand in Workplace.

Dinner 5:30 PM
Meeting 6:00-7:00 PM

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