November 6, 2017 Newsletter
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President Trump Declares November Veterans and Military Families Month: 


Academically Leaning into Spring Semester:  

Now that you’ve registered for your spring classes you probably have a good sense of which ones may challenge you (e.g. pre-calculus, chemistry, foreign languages, accounting, etc).  If so, the next few weeks is a great time to raise a flag and see what academic support is available for you next semester.   With an understanding of what is available you can ensure the support is in place when needed.
  • You can do that by clicking here to arrange a meeting with our Academic Coach, Dr Sylvia Hutchinson. 

Veterans Week Reception: 

Our reception is this Thursday Nov 9th from 4:00-5:30 outside the SVRC.   Opening remarks will be provided by the Honorable Chick Ciccolella, Student Veterans of America, Board of Advisors and Tazikis will cater the event.  For the complete program click here.
  • NOTE:  Parking is always challenging late afternoon around Tate, please plan accordingly. 

Free Football Tickets to UGA vs KY on Nov 18th: 

You can register for these tickets at the SVRC Service Desk during our Reception on Nov 9th from 4:00- 5:30.  While supplies last, student veterans can request up to two tickets and get on a waitlist for up to three additional tickets for friends/family. 
  • Student Veteran Association (SVA) Tailgate:  Time TBD
  • Student pictures will be displayed on the JUMBOTRON

Chance to Win $25,000 at the Nov 18th UGA vs KY game:

Cooper TiresRegister by Nov 12th for a chance to participate in the Cooper Tire Toss for Cash on November 18 at the Georgia vs. Kentucky football game at Sanford Stadium! 

One (1) lucky contestant will win two (2) tickets to the Georgia vs. Kentucky game and will have the opportunity to win up to $25,000 in the Cooper Tire Toss for Cash promotion.

Readiness Series:


Navigating Federal Jobs:  

Discuss federal jobs with former Senior Service Executive Bill Fleming who served on President Obama’s Veterans Employment Council.
  • When: Wednesday Nov 8th from 08:00-09:30
  • Where:  Executive Conference Room, Tate Room 482 (Next to the SVRC)
  • Food:  Light breakfast with coffee and juice
  • Click here to RSVP

Successfully Posturing for that Post-UGA Opportunity:

Those in our readiness program recognize the hill gets steeper as you build your professional brand and start competing in today’s market place.   Recycling old resumes, applying online, and defaulting to job boards may be the norm, but you can do more.  In this discussion, facilitated by the PIVET’s CEO Jimmy Palumbo, you will learn specific actions you can take today to increase your odds of success.  If you haven't engaged with a Readiness Coach, but want to, click here.

For additions, contact our SVRC Newsletter Editor Bakary Sanneh.

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