Monday, August 24, 2015

Into the Streets: First-Year Day of Service

Sponsor: MOVE and TEAM Buzz
Location: Kessler Campanile
Date: 08-29-2015
Time: 8:00 am
Contact Person/Email: Elizabeth Balga // move.gatech@gmail.com
Are you a first-year student interested in learning about the opportunities to become involved with service on campus, meeting other first-year students, and completing a service project in Atlanta? Join us the morning of Saturday, August 29 at our annual day of service for new students! For more info, check out bit.ly/1f4wJiY | Register at bit.ly/1MlIuQQ | RSVP on Facebook at on.fb.me/1NdYhjM

Service @ GT Info Sessions

Sponsor: CSC, MOVE, TEAM Buzz
Location: DM Smith 105
Date: 08-25-2015
Time: 5:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: Elizabeth Balga // move.gatech@gmail.com
Whether it's your first week on campus on your last semester, there are always opportunities to get involved with community service at Georgia Tech and throughout Atlanta! If you're interested in learning more about different organizations and ways to get involved (for yourself or a group), join us at our upcoming info session!

Tuesday August 25 @ 5:00 PM

First General Meeting

Sponsor: Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (SAACS)
Location: Boggs Chemistry lounge (2nd floor)
Date: 08-25-2015
Time: 11:00 am
Contact Person/Email: Maeve Nagle / mnagle7@gatech.edu
Come to the first meeting of the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society! There will be free pizza and we will be discussing the upcoming events for the semester. Every major is welcome. The meeting will be on the second floor of the Boggs building in the Chemistry lounge. Come and bring a friend!

Freshmen Leadership Initiative Application

Sponsor: Student Foundation
Location: http://gtsf.gatech.edu/forms/2015-fli-application
Date: 08-26-2015
Time: 5:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: Savannah Holcomb/FLI@gtsf.gatech.edu

A highly selective freshman leadership organization, FLI, is the perfect starting place for first year students to get involved at Tech. Developing professional and leadership skills and spreading the value of Tech Philanthropy to students are the pillars GTSF.

GTSF founded in 1986, runs a $1.2 Million Endowment and encourages over 6000 students to give back to Tech.

Transportation Speaker Series - Dr. Yinhai Wang

Sponsor: National Center for Transportation Systems Productivity and Management
Location: Mason Bldg, Room 1133
Date: 08-27-2015
Time: 11:00 am
Contact Person/Email: Rama Chilukuri, GTI@ce.gatech.edu
Join the National Center for Transportation Systems Productivity and Management for the first Transportation Speaker Series of this year.

Dr. Yinhai Wang, Professor at the University of Washington at Seattle and Director of the STAR Lab and PacTrans, will be speaking on the topic of "Big-Data-Driven Transportation Decision Making in the Smart Cities Context".

Please RSVP to GTI@ce.gatech.edu.

SAA Fall Kick-Off

Sponsor: Georgia Tech Student Alumni Association
Location: All around campus
Date: 09-10-2015
Time: 9:00 am
Contact Person/Email: Daisy Smith/dsmith372@gatech.edu
On 9.10.15 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., stop by one of five campus locations to join SAA or renew your membership for 2015-2016, network with alumni, enjoy free food and giveaways, and learn about upcoming SAA events! SAA members will also be invited to the evening’s "Welcome to SAA: Dinner Jackets Campus Edition" event from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at four on-campus dining locations.

Cupcake Creation Pre-Chapter Service

Sponsor: Alpha Phi Omega
Location: Student Center Juniper Room
Date: 08-24-2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: Vice President of Membership / apo.gz.membership@gmail.com
Alpha Phi Omega, the nation's largest collegiate fraternity, welcomes you to RUSH Fall 2015! We are a national co-ed service fraternity with the motto "Be a leader. Be a friend. Be of service." Stop by our Cupcake Creation event to chat with Gamma Zeta chapter brothers about rushing APO, and join us after at chapter! Check us out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/APO.GammaZeta

Taal Tadka Free Concert, Samosas, and Chai

Sponsor: Taal Tadka
Location: East Architecture 123
Date: 08-27-2015
Time: 7:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: Jasmine Pillarisetti / taaltadkagt@gmail.com
Have some samosas and chai, hang out with the lovely members of Taal Tadka, and hear some amazing South Asian fusion a cappella. All for free!

RSVP on Facebook at bit.do/freeconcert

Georgia Tech Farmer's Market

Sponsor: Georgia Tech Dining Services
Location: Tech Walkway
Date: 09-02-2015
Time: 11:00 am
Contact Person/Email: Grant Grimes/grant.grimes@sodexo.com
The Georgia Tech Farmer’s Market is back for fall – now on WEDNESDAYS! Join us every Wednesday from 11am-2pm on Tech Walkway to find your market favorites! The market runs every Wednesday until November 18th, so come hungry and bring a friend. For weekly updates on location and vendors, visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/GTFarmersMarket!

Shoot the Hooch in Helen with Trailblazers!

Sponsor: Trailblazers
Location: Helen, Georgia (Meet in the IC Parking lot - transportation is provided!)
Date: 08-29-2015
Time: 8:30 am
Contact Person/Email: Katherine Gordon (kegordon95@gmail.com)
Join Trailblazers on our first trip of the Fall semester! On Saturday, August 29, we will shoot the Hooch in Helen, GA. We will meet in the IC parking lot at 8:30 AM and should be back on campus by 4:00 PM. Lunch will be provided, but bring a swimsuit, change of clothes, towel, water shoes, and sunscreen. The cost for this trip is $14 (includes tubing rental, lunch, and gas).

Meeting with Industry/Professional SWE Leaders

Sponsor: Society of Women Engineers
Location: Flag Building Room 117
Date: 09-08-2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: swepresident@gmail.com
The Society of Women Engineers will be hosting our first meeting on Tuesday, September 8th from 6-7pm in Flag Building Room 117. We will have a panel of prominent SWE members who are currently in industry or faculty at Georgia Tech to share their experiences/journey with SWE, how it can benefit your career, and how to maximize your membership. Members and non-members are invited!

Volunteers Wanted!

Sponsor: BOPSOP Volunteering
Location: http://goo.gl/forms/jrjeCNrzDo
Date: 09-09-2015
Time: 8:00 am
Contact Person/Email: achristensen7@gatech.edu
BOPSOP is a non-profit tutoring and mentoring organization that works to positively impact the lives of inner-city youth. This program is a three hour commitment/week and runs on Monday-Thursday 3pm-6pm. Dues are $20 for new members and $15 if you are a returning member. Please fill out the application by September 9th if you're interested (http://goo.gl/forms/jrjeCNrzDo).

SHPE Kick-Off Meeting

Sponsor: SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers)
Location: CULC 144
Date: 08-28-2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: Valeria Hernandez/ shpegt@gmail.com
Are you interested in an organization that is all about empowering students to develop professionally and academically while keeping the social element of Hispanic culture? SHPE is an inclusive organization where *everyone* is welcome! Come to our Kick-Off meeting this Friday to learn more about our organization, meet our Executive Board officers, and get some free food!! :)

Tech us Out! & Outdoor Movie: Jurassic World!

Sponsor: SCPC
Location: Tech Rec (Student Center)
Date: 08-27-2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: Anna Berinhout/ramblin@scpc.gatech.edu
Come check out one of the best organizations on campus! SCPC is a student led organization that plans events for the student body, from Georgia Tech Night at Six Flags Night or the Aquarium, Georgia Tech Homecoming, Sting Break, concerts and much more! Tech Rec (located in the Student Center) will be open for FREE from 6 to 8 PM and FREE food will be provided!

Join us at a Recruitment Event in Tech Rec to learn more!
For more information go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/520964444724931/

The Student Center Programs Council will be showing Jurassic World on Tech Walkway on Friday, August 28th beginning at 8 pm. Admission is FREE as is POPCORN!!
Bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the showing!

Bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the showing!
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1480798975565811/

Level Up Your Leadership Skills with Coaching

Sponsor: GT Leadership Education and Development
Location: http://leadership.gatech.edu/content/leading-edge-one-one-coaching-application
Date: 08-25-2015
Time: 11:30 pm
Contact Person/Email: Stacey Doremus/stacey.doremus@gatech.edu
Leading Edge - One-on-One Leadership Coaching
- Work with a personal leadership coach (5-6 one hour sessions over the course of the semester)
- Challenge yourself to be a better leader and
- Develop your leadership vision

Only 20 additional spots available for 2015 Fall Semester.

Don't delay, apply today at leadership.gatech.edu

Application deadline is Tuesday, August 25th at 11:59pm

Extended Hours for Package Pickup

Sponsor: Georgia Tech Postal Services
Location: Georgia Tech Post Office
Date: 08-25-2015
Time: 8:30 am
Contact Person/Email: Gwenda Bryant/postofficeask@po.gatech.edu
The start of the semester is always a busy time for students, so this year the Georgia Tech Post Office is looking to make your life a little easier with extended hours at the package pickup window!

From Aug 25th until Sept 3rd, the package pickup window will be open the following hours:
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday : 8:30am-5:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday : 8:30am-7:00pm
Saturday : 10:00am-Noon

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Committee

Sponsor: Office of Student Diversity Programs
Location: Smithgall Student Services Building, Suite 210
Date: 09-04-2015
Time: 5:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: Stephanie Ray/sray@gatech.edu
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Committee is taking applications for committee chairs and committee members. The MLK Student Committee plans and implements the Student Celebration & Reception, the Civil Rights Tour & other fun and exciting programs. The application can be found at diversityprograms.gatech.edu. Applications are due to the Office of Student Diversity Programs by September 4.

Fall Social

Sponsor: Why Should I Believe?
Location: Curran Parking Deck
Date: 08-24-2015
Time: 6:30 pm
Contact Person/Email: bblount7@gatech.edu
We got to see a lot of new faces at FASET, so now we want all of you to meet each other. This social will just be a casual hangout with hot dogs, chips, drinks, and good conversations. We'll be meeting this week on the Curran Parking Deck, near the volleyball court. Once you grab some food, find a table, take a look at the provided conversation starter, and break the ice.

Community Service Opportunities

Sponsor: CCF
Location: CCF 767 Techwood Dr. Atlanta, GA 30313
Date: 08-24-2015
Time: 3:00 pm
Contact Person/Email: marc@gtccf.org
CCF Compassion:
-Weekly Events start THIS Mon. (Aug. 24): google form: https://goo.gl/ZV9Tcs
-Restoration Atlanta: a service Sat. (Aug. 29): 9a-1p, projects in ATL, breakfast, NO regis. required
-Fall Break Tornado Relief to AR (Oct. 9-13) $100
-Winter (Dec. 30-Jan. 7) Puebla, MX to build a well
-Spring (Mar. 19-27) MX building houses
-EOY Trip Sports Camps (May) Poland

Engagement Week Student Organization Fair

Sponsor: Presidents' Council Governing Board
Location: Tech Walkway
Date: 08-31-2015
Time: 11:00 am
Contact Person/Email: Kanchi Patel | kpatel329@gatech.edu
Interested in learning more about student organizations? Stop by the Engagement Week Student Organization Tabling Fair August 27 and 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tech Walkway! The fair provides new and returning students an opportunity to interact with organizations and learn more about engagement opportunities on campus and in the Atlanta community!

Student Organization Coaching Program

Sponsor: Office of Leadership & Civic Engagement
Location: Pine Room Student Center Commons
Date: 08-25-2015
Time: 11:00 am
Contact Person/Email: Kelly Cross | kelly.cross@vpss.gatech.edu
A unique, semester long coaching experience is being offered to 6 student organizations! Organizations selected will be paired with a coach and will explore ways to strengthen their organization through regularly scheduled coaching sessions. Organizations may choose to explore better communication, craft a stronger vision, strengthen relationships, or the topic that is most important to the team. Informational sessions will be held August 25 at 11 a.m. and September 1 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Learn more and RSVP at https://studentorganizationcoaching.eventbrite.com. Offered in partnership with Leadership Education and Development and the Office of Leadership & Civic Engagement.

© 2015 Georgia Tech :: Office of the Dean of Students