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Take a Headshot with the Reck

Posted by Admin On 3/30/2015 0 comments
Need a professional headshot to use on LinkedIn, Google, or just to frame and give to your parents as a "gift"?

Come out to the Tech Tower lawn on Saturday, April 18 from 11am - 2pm to have your very own professional headshot taken. All you need to bring is your best GT professional self and the Ramblin' Reck Club will take care of the rest.

Photos will be emailed directly to YOU to use in whatever application you'd like. Don't miss this awesome (and FREE) opportunity! Check out the Facebook event here.

Pre-Teaching Information Session 3/31

Posted by Admin On 3/30/2015 0 comments
Susan Belmonte, the pre-teaching advisor, will be hosting a teaching information session on Tuesday, March 31st from 11.00 AM - 12.00 PM in Clough, room 131. This event is open to all Ivan Allen College students. Thanks to the Dean's office, pizza and drinks will be served. HTS and LMC have hosted this jointly in the past and it has been very informative.

The SGA Student Lobby/Government Relations Committee are hosting a debate between two GA State Senators about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act on April 15th at the Campanile at 6pm. 

Check out the Facebook event here.

Congratulations to Alexis Brankel (HTS, August 2014)! Alexis has accepted a position as an Instructional Assistant at The Museum School in Avondale Estates, GA! Well done, Alexis!

So what is Asian American Awareness Month?

It's a nationally recognized month where we celebrate the history, identity, and heritage of Asian Americans. It's actually in May but because there is no school at that time, we decided to celebrate it now.

Who is we?

We are the Asian American Student Alliance (AASA). We are an umbrella organization under which 12 different Asian affiliated organizations fall such as Chinese Student Alliance, Sig Beta Rho Fraternity, Vietnamese Student Alliance, etc. Asian American Awareness Month is organized by the board of AASA and promoted by the member organizations.

So how do you celebrate?

You celebrate by recognizing the history of Asian Americans. We have come a long way from the Chinese migrant workers that built the rail system of this country or the Filipino laborers who found home in New Orleans. The hard work and risks our parents, grandparents, great grand parents took have brought the current generation of Asian Americans into a whole new era. An era where the American dream is finally within the grasp of average Asian Americans. Our theme for Asian American Awareness Month is thus the 'New American Dream.' One in which Asian Americans can aspire to whatever heights in whatever fields they are most passionate.

We have therefore organized a series events throughout this month with the purpose of appreciating where we are and addressing some the social issues that continue to persist.
Here is the link to our blog for a short description of the events: http://gatechaasa.blogspot.com/

And our webpage if you'd like to learn more about AASA itself: aasa.gatech.edu

GACE Statewide Career Fair 4/7

Posted by Admin On 3/30/2015 0 comments
Georgia Association of Colleges & Employers (GACE) Statewide Career Fair will be on April 7th, 2015 from 11am to 3pm at the Cobb Galleria!

Additional information can be found through this link: http://www.gace.org/C2C.Students.Alumni

Planned Parenthood Southeast is looking for dedicated, self-motivated, and passionate team players seeking leadership development as interns across Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.
Interns will assist public policy staff with grassroots organizing, legislative support, campus outreach, data entry, and other fun and exciting tasks. 

Internships are available in the following locations:
Internships require a commitment of 10-15 hours/week and may offer a stipend.

"Empire, Incorporated" Lecture at GSU

Posted by Admin On 3/30/2015 0 comments
The Georgia State University history department’s 2015 Dale Somers Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Philip Stern of Duke University, author of The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India. The title of his lecture is “Empire, Incorporated.” The talk will take place on Friday April 10, at 2 pm in room 2150 of the History Department (25 Park Place). This event is free and open to the public.

"Marketing Yourself" IAC Twitter Chat

Posted by Admin On 3/30/2015 0 comments
The Ivan Allen College Presents a Twitter chat for students and alumni on "Marketing Yourself to Employers and Graduate Schools." You ask. Alums answer. Don't miss this opportunity! #IACcareerchat @GTLiberalArts Thursday April 16 at 10AM.

Interested in Sports, Society, & Technology? Check out these SST courses being offered in the Summer of 2015 and Fall of 2015! To learn more about the minor, please visit our webpage at http://www.hts.gatech.edu/sports.

The HTS librarian, Bruce Henson, will have weekly office hours in the Old Civil Engineering Building on Thursday March 26 from 12:30 PM - 1.00 PM in the Graduate Reading Room (ground floor). He is available to assist with any research and information needs you have.

If these hours are not convenient for you please email or call Bruce Henson and you can set-up an appointment to meet individually.

Contact Information:
Bruce Henson
Associate Dean for Research and Learning Services
Georgia Tech Library & Information Center
Atlanta Ga 30332-0900


Volunteer for Ivan Allen's Shadow Day

Posted by Admin On 3/24/2015 0 comments
Ivan Allen Shadow Day is quickly approaching (Friday, April 3rd) and we are still in need of student volunteers! Volunteers only need an hour or more of free time on Friday and will be asked to give tours, mingle with students, or bring students to class. Shadow Day is such a rewarding experience and a great way to show prospective students around campus. 

GT Women in Leadership Panel TODAY

Posted by Admin On 3/24/2015 0 comments
GT Women in Leadership Panel
March 24 at 5:00PM in the Student Success Center

Join us for a discussion with some of Tech’s most accomplished women leaders! Learn about they’re changing both Tech and the world, and learn about how you can too. The discussion will consist of thirty minutes of panelists speaking and a thirty minute Q&A.

For more information on Women's Awareness Month events, visit wam.gatech.edu

Check out the invitation to the School of Civil & Environmental Engineering’s inaugural Kenneth Hyatt Distinguished Alumni lecture. We’re very excited to begin this series and even more thrilled to announce our friend Wayne Clough as the first speaker. No one better embodies the spirit of leadership and vision we expect to cultivate with these events.
You can register at http://ce.gatech.edu/hyatt/clough-2015.

The Atlanta Motor Speedway has t 1-2 internship positions available this summer with Speedway Children’s Charities at Atlanta Motor Speedway! It’s a very comprehensive learning experience as you have to get involved with event management, marketing and promotion, sales, administration, volunteer coordination, public relations, and more.

For more information, click here.

If you are interested in the position, contact Scott Fillmore, the Director of Speedway Children's Charities at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, directly at 770-956-3980.

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