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Weekly Updates 10.29.2014



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No Coffee Hour this week Friday, October 31st due to Fall Break.



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Don't forget to come out for the next information session about the Cultural Capacity Certificate Program on Thursday, November 6th at 5:30PM in Tate room 481.

Registration is now open!
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International Education Week
November 17-21, 2014






UGA International Photo and Video Contest – Call for Photos and Videos
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This year, the theme of the contest is “See the World, Learn, Share the World.”

Deadline: 11:30 PM, EST on Monday, November 3rd, 2014.
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Winners Announced during International Education Week: Friday, November 21st, 2014 at International Coffee Hour at the Tate Center, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm.

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ISL Student Organizations
Upcoming Events and Activities

  *   Amnesty International
     *   Wednesday, October 29th: General Meeting, MLC 269 6:30PM
  *   Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)
     *   Looking for students interested in public health education and volunteering to teach children at the Thomas Lay Community Center, for more information please contact [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
  *   Muslim Student Association
     *   Thursday, October 30th: Study Hall, Tate room 473 7:00-9:00PM.
        *   There will be tutors available for Physics 1, Calculus 1 & 2, and English.
     *   Friday, October 31st: Jummah Cancelled due to Fall Break
  *   World Ambassadors
     *   Wednesday, November 5th: Percentage Night, Chipotle 5:30-9:00PM. See flyer below.
     *   Monday, November 17th: WorldFest, Tate Plaza 11:30AM-3:00PM. See flyer and Facebook event






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ISL Student Organization Weekly Spotlight
Amnesty International UGA
Mission:
Our mission is to create and support platforms for individuals/groups to have collective awareness, education, and activism at UGA on behalf of human rights and social justice issues occurring locally and internationally.

What We Do:

  *   Alta Gracia Campaign: We are demanding that the UGA bookstore source 1/3 of its collegiate apparel from Alta Gracia, a fair labor brand. Alta Gracia pays its workers a living wage, the workers have a democratic voice on the job, there is no forced overtime, and more. In many sweatshops around the world, workers are not paid enough to feed their family, they are physically and emotionally abused on the job. We are asking President Morehead for a meeting to discuss increasing the stock of Alta Gracia apparel at the UGA bookstore. We have spoken with the President’s assistant and the bookstore manager so far, but we are looking to talk to the President directly. We drop off letters at President Morehead’s office every week. We have gathered a coalition of 37 student organizations on campus that support our demands, called the Coalition of Bulldogs for Fair Labor.
  *   Social Justice: At our meetings we discuss global social justice issues and current events. We welcome new topics and new ideas. Information sharing is a powerful piece in working toward a socially just world.
How can you get involved?
Getting involved with Amnesty at UGA is simple. We have meetings every other Wednesday in the MLC room 269 at 6:30PM. There is one tonight October 29th and again in 2 weeks on November 5th. Everyone is welcome. If you are interested in the Alta Gracia campaign please send an email or Facebook message for more information.

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Staying In Athens for Fall Break?
Join us to watch the GA – FL  football game

Tail Gate Party
Saturday, November 1st 3:00-7:00
227 Davis Street

(Take Bus #14 to Davis Street & walk down to the left)

Sponsored by Living Hope Church

For more information call or text
Jimmy or Christen Richardson
706.340.4400






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It’s time to start planning for UGA Homecoming 2015. Did you have a blast at Sic ‘Em City this year? If so, become a part of the 2015 UGA Homecoming Committee to select our next destination!
Homecoming was so successful this year, we are making it bigger and better! This coming year the committee has more than doubled in size. There is a position for every student with Bulldog Spirit. Whether you are interested in event planning, community service, or promotions, we have a position for you.

Applications Due November 10th at 4:00PM
Homecoming Committee Positions
Director of Homecoming

Special Events Chair

Director Elect of Homecoming

Spirit Chair

Promotions Chair

Campus Outreach Chair

Court Chair

Community Outreach Chair

Parade Chair

Sponsorship Chair

Entertainment Chair

Alumni Relations Chair

Major Events Chair

Greek Life Representative


Join the Bulldog experience of your life! Go Dawgs!
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