Monday, February 8, 2016

Transportation Speaker Series: Dr. Chandra Bhat

Sponsor: National Center for Transportation Systems Productivity and Management
Location: Mason Building, Room 1133
Date: 02-11-2016
Time: 11:00 am
Contact Person/Email: Charlene Mingus, NCTSPM@ce.gatech.edu
Join NCTSPM for this Transportation Speaker Series event, featuring Dr. Chandra Bhat, P.E., of the University of Texas at Austin. He will be speaking on the topic of "Capturing Cause-Effect Relationships in Multidimensional Integrated Models: A New Econometric Approach with Application to Residential, Auto Ownership, and Activity Choices". Please RSVP to NCTSPM@ce.gatech.edu if you plan to attend.

Valentine's Salsa Sting

Sponsor: Salsa
Location: Student Center Ballroom
Date: 02-13-2016
Time: 8:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: jonathan.cabrera@gatech.edu

The first sting of the year is here!!

Kick off the Valentine's Day celebrations early at our February Sting!! Come dance the night away with Salsa, Bachata, Zouk, Rueda and other Latin dances!!!

There will be complimentary beginner classes at 8pm, social dancing start at 9pm. Also expect performances by professional dance groups, and as always refreshments are available for free!

$2,500. Ferst Award Application

Sponsor: Division of Student Life
Location: Division of Student Life - http://www.studentlife.gatech.edu/
Date: 02-22-2016
Time: 12:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: Debbie Dorsey - debbie.dorsey@studentlife.gatech.edu
Georgia Tech Juniors and Seniors:

Apply now for the $2,500. Alvin M. Ferst Leadership and Entrepreneur Award - http://www.studentlife.gatech.edu/

This award goes to a JUNIOR or SENIOR with at least a 2.5 GPA who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership and/or entrepreneurial skills while at Tech. Application includes cover letter, resume and two letters of reference. Deadline - Feb. 22, 12PM.

Spring Student Commencement Speaker Applications

Sponsor: Division of Student Life
Location: Division of Student Life - http://www.studentlife.gatech.edu/
Date: 03-03-2016
Time: 10:00 am
Contact Person/Email: Debbie Dorsey - debbie.dorsey@studentlife.gatech.edu
Attention Spring Graduates:

Make your mark on Georgia Tech's history by addressing your fellow classmates at your upcoming Commencement. One student will be selected for each ceremony to present an inspirational speech. If you would like to be considered visit www.studentlife.gatech.edu for more information and submission requirements. The deadline to submit your speech is March 3, 10am!

AirWatch Info Session: Build-A-Brand

Sponsor: Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers
Location: IC 105
Date: 02-17-2016
Time: 6:30 pm
Contact Person/Email: Jimin Park/jpark689@gatech.edu
AirWatch is holding an info session and preparing you for your next interview at this SASE event! Make sure to drop by for info about this Atlanta based company, tips on how to "Build you Brand" in the professional world, and free food! Dress code is business casual.

For more information, visit the facebook event page:

Dinner + Movie! Come for food, stay for community!

Sponsor: Bethel Campus Fellowship
Date: 02-08-2016
Time: 7:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: bcf.gatech@gmail.com
Have you had questions such as,"Is there more to life than this? Does God exist? If God exists, why is there evil in the world? Does God care for me?" If you could ask God one question, what would it be? Whatever your question is, the Alpha lunch and movie series may be the right forum of discussion for you! Each session begins with a great meal, a ~30-minute video followed by discussion! Join us!

Presidents' Day Trivia

Sponsor: International Affairs Student Organization
Location: Instructional Center 109
Date: 02-15-2016
Time: 6:30 pm
Contact Person/Email: Emily Shepherd - shepherdemily1823@gmail.com
IASO and INTAGO is holding Presidents' Day Trivia! Come show off your knowledge, eat some pizza, and maybe win some prizes! The event is open to all majors.

Info Sessions

Sponsor: Trailblazers
Location: IC 107
Date: 02-10-2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: sstarcevic3@gatech.edu
Are you interested in...
- Environmental service projects?
- Outdoor recreation?
- Building new friendships while serving and learning about the environment?

Then Trailblazers has something for you!

Come out to our Info Sessions to learn more about our trips and get FREE pizza!

- Wednesday, February 10th @ 6:00 PM in IC Room 107

- Thursday, February 11th @ 11:00 AM in IC Room 109

IMPACT: Entrepreneurship - Take Your Shot!

Sponsor: Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship
Location: LeCraw Auditorium, Scheller College of Business
Date: 02-10-2016
Time: 4:30 pm
Contact Person/Email: dori.pap@ile.gatech.edu
This week's IMPACT Speaker Series presents Georgia Tech alum and CEO of NPI Financial, Jon Winsett, with his presentation titled Entrepreneurship: Take Your Shot! Everyone these days talks about being an entrepreneur, but what are the practical ways an ambitious dreamer can turn their ideas into reality? Jon Winsett will explore why now may be the best time in history to take your shot!

Study Abroad Trivia Night

Sponsor: Office of International Education at Georgia Tech
Location: Student Center: Tech Rec
Date: 02-11-2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: ashlee.flinn@oie.gatech.edu
Think you know Tech? Think you know about international opportunities? Show us! Join OIE for an evening of Trivia, popcorn, Swag, & the chance to win a Tortuga Daypack. This event is in support of the #GT20kAWAY celebration. Did you know that if you’re the 20,000th student to study on a GT Study Abroad, that you could win free airfare up to $2000? Learn more: http://oie.gatech.edu/GT20kAWAY

MBA Info Sessions for Current GT Students

Sponsor: Scheller College of Business, MBA Program
Location: Scheller College of Business - Room 101
Date: 02-16-2016
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/1TlAwtc

GRAD STUDENTS: Attend an info session to learn about the new MBA/M.S. and Ph.D./MBA dual degree option. Learn more and register at: http://b.gatech.edu/1TlAqBP

Youth Empowerment Seminar - YES Plus

Sponsor: Art of Living
Location: Student Center, Georgia Tech
Date: 02-17-2016
Time: 6:30 pm
Contact Person/Email: Kartik Kothari/kkothari7@gatech.edu
For a happier and stress-free GT, we host YES Plus, a dynamic workshop combining breathing techniques with leadership activities that reduce stress, increase efficiency and enhance creativity.You learn SKY breathing, which increases one's well-being and calmness and reduces anxiety and depression. Students have reported overcoming negative patterns, increased self-esteem and better relationships.

Georgia Tech Virtual Career Fair

Sponsor: Center for Career Discovery and Development and CareerEco
Location: https://www.careereco.com/events/gatech
Date: 02-10-2016
Time: 9:00 am
Contact Person/Email: gatech@careereco.com
Global, national, & entrepreneurial companies want to meet you at the Virtual Career Fair on Feb. 10th. Students/alumni can connect real-time with 50+ employers online via chat sessions during the event .(a camera is not required for the text chat --video chats will be scheduled by appointment. You could win a $100 Amazon Gift Card and get a job. Register at https://www.careereco.com/events/gatech

Fitness for Dancers Workout Class

Sponsor: DanceTech
Location: CRC 5th Floor Track
Date: 02-08-2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: infodancetech@gmail.com
DanceTech is teaching a workout class especially geared towards dancers, with workouts including strengthening core and turnout and improving cardio. The workout is aimed at dancers but is open to all athletes and all skill levels.

$5 for a drop-in DanceTech class, or $15 for a monthly membership.Contact infodancetech@gmail.com with questions or to get on the email list.

Society of Women Engineers Meeting

Sponsor: Society of Women Engineers
Location: Flag building room 117
Date: 02-09-2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: swepresident@gmail.com
This Tuesday, February 9, there will be a professional meeting with J.P. Morgan and they will talk about something related to the banking industry that you may have always wondered about!

Also, this meeting will be our first ever "Bring a Guy to SWE" event and anyone is welcome to come learn about helpful professional development topics.

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

TSA 1st General Body Meeting

Sponsor: Transfer Student Association
Location: Molecular Science & Engineering 1201A
Date: 02-10-2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: gttsa@gatech.edu
The Transfer Student Association is holding its first GBM! All transfers, new and old, are invited to attend. Come out to meet other transfer students and find out what events we have planned for this semester. Find out about some of the best resources for survival at Tech and some of the events/programs you don’t want to miss. Also, meet some of the fun clubs and associations on campus!

A Bite of China, Season II

Sponsor: Chinese Friendship Association
Location: North Avenue Presbyterian Church (607 Peachtree Street NE)
Date: 02-13-2016
Time: 12:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: yunshu97@gmail.com
The event offers the opportunity to celebrate the Spring Festival. We are joined by nine Chinese restaurants and a couple of student chefs who will provide over thirty dishes. Whether you like spicy, sweet or salty, we have the right one for you! We will also have fun by playing games together, such as “Food Bingo” & “Chopsticks Challenge”. We can’t wait to celebrate this great holiday with you!!!

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