Introducing Will White, SGA Rep 2013-14

Hello fellow Sam Nunn students! My name is Will White, and I will be your SGA UHR representative for the upcoming year. I am a second year International Affairs student from Columbus, Georgia. My main goal during my tenure as INTA representative will be to help you have your voices heard on issues that matter to you. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have regarding the SGA. I will try my best to represent you, my fellow Sam Nunn students, in any way I possibly…

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Need Academic Help?

Success Summit The Success Summit targets students from all classes and majors who are on probation. This event, scheduled for the afternoon of January 10, will help students to identify academic goals for the semester, anticipate possible impediments, and develop strategies to help them succeed. The Summit will include interactive workshops and panels on topics such as • Time management and study skills, • Active learning strategies, • Reading and note-taking, • Setting semester goals, and • Succeeding in STEM courses. Registration is ongoing on the Center for Academic Success’…

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Summer PURA deadline – February 28, 2014

President’s Undergraduate Research Awards (PURA) offer $1500 (max) salary awards to undergraduate students conducting research who are being mentored by a faculty member or GTRI scientist. Also, students whose research has been accepted for presentation at a professional conference may apply for up to $1000 in travel funds. Either faculty or students can initiate projects, but the proposal must be written by the student. A faculty/student team must apply by the deadline below for the semester in which the funds are requested. Fund are competitively awarded. Please see PURA Rules…

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CACP BreakThru Virtual Mentoring in STEM

Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia have developed BreakThru, an NSF-sponsored virtual mentoring community to provide students with support in STEM subjects. BreakThru pairs students who may have learning difficulties or who are struggling with STEM coursework with mentors drawn from college faculty, K-12 teachers, and industry. It uses the virtual world Second Life to connect mentors and mentees in a powerful, as well as other communication platforms to facilitate a meaningful e-mentoring relationship that may benefit these Georgia Tech students. Student mentees must undergo an application and training…

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