First Year Odyssey

Events

Experience

Concerts, lectures, undergraduate research, service-learning, films and more give you opportunities to enhance your learning experience.

Students enrolled in First-Year Odyssey seminars are required to attend at least three campus events during the semester.

Calendar of Upcoming Events

Lunchtime Time Machine: Why Is Spain in Danger of Disintegrating?

Tue. August 20, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Ben Ehlers. Professor Ehlers teaches courses on the history of early modern Europe, transnational Europe, and Christian-Muslim relations. He is the author of "Between Christians and Moriscos: Juan de Ribera and Religious Reform in Valencia, 1568-1614." Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

UGA Part-Time Job and Internship Fair

Wed. August 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 02:30 PM - Tate Student Center, Grand Hall, 5th Floor
Looking for a part-time job for the 2019-2020 school year? Come to the Part-Time Job and Internship Fair to meet employers from on and off campus.
Event type: Career Center    Host: University of Georgia Career Center
More information: Aaron Brown, 706-542-3375, agb@uga.edu, //career.uga.edu/calendar/uga_part_time_job_i

First-Year Welcome Event hosted by the UGA Career Center

Wed. August 28, 2019, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM - Creswell Hall TV Lounge
Welcome to UGA! All first-year students are invited to join the UGA Career Center for free popcorn, cookies, beverages, and tons of giveaways! You will have the chance to meet your Career Consultant, gather resources, and learn how the UGA Career Center can help you throughout your college career! Pre-registration is NOT required.
Event type: Career Center    Host: University of Georgia Career Center
More information: Maggie O'Brien, 706-542-3375, maggieob@uga.edu, //career.uga.edu/calendar/first_year_welcome_

Lunchtime Time Machine: Were the Brazilian Police Always Violent?

Tue. September 10, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Cassia Roth. Professor Roth teaches courses on the history of Brazil, slavery, and gender. She is finishing a book entitled "A Miscarriage of Justice: Reproduction, Medicine, and the Law in Early Twentieth-Century Brazil." Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

UGA Fall Career and Internship Fair

Tue. September 24, 2019, 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM - Classic Center (300 N Thomas St, Athens, GA 30601) - Shuttles from Campus are provided
Come to this event anytime during the 12-5pm time-frame to meet with recruiters seeking students to fill both internship and full-time opportunities. Please dress professionally and bring copies of your resume! Shuttles will run from campus to the Classic Center between 11:30 am and 5:00 pm. Bus stops include: Memorial Hall, Bio-Chemistry, Physics, across from the Main Library, and the Classic Center. Recommended dress for this event: Business Professional
Event type: Career Center    Host: University of Georgia Career Center
More information: Maggie O'Brien, 706-542-3375, maggieob@uga.edu, //career.uga.edu/calendar/fall_career_fair

Intern for a Day- Information Session #1

Wed. October 2, 2019, 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM - Miller Learning Center, Room 248
The Career Center partners with employers in Atlanta and Athens to provide a job shadow opportunity to match your career interest. Students who participate are able to build their resume, explore a career, and network with professionals. This event is 1st- and 2nd-year friendly. Attend this information session to learn more about the Intern For A Day Program! More information: http://career.uga.edu/job_search/internships/intern_for_a_day
Event type: Career Center    Host: University of Georgia Career Center
More information: Aaron Brown, 706-542-3375, agb@uga.edu, //career.uga.edu/calendar/intern_for_a_day_or

Intern for a Day- Information Session #2

Thu. October 3, 2019, 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM - Miller Learning Center, Room 102
The Career Center partners with employers in Atlanta and Athens to provide a job shadow opportunity to match your career interest. Students who participate are able to build their resume, explore a career, and network with professionals. This event is 1st- and 2nd-year friendly. Attend this information session to learn more about the Intern For A Day Program! More information: http://career.uga.edu/job_search/internships/intern_for_a_day
Event type: Career Center    Host: University of Georgia Career Center
More information: Aaron Brown, 706-542-3375, agb@uga.edu, //career.uga.edu/calendar/intern_for_a_day_or

Intern for a Day- Information Session #3

Mon. October 7, 2019, 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM - Miller Learning Center, Room 248
Why participate in Intern For A Day? Because experience matters! The Career Center partners with employers in Atlanta and Athens to provide a job shadow opportunity to match your career interest. Students who participate are able to build their resume, explore a career, and network with professionals. 1st- and 2nd-year friendly. Attend this information session to learn more about the Intern For A Day Program! More information: http://career.uga.edu/job_search/internships/intern_for_a_da
Event type: Career Center    Host: University of Georgia Career Center
More information: Aaron Brown, 706-542-3375, agb@uga.edu, //career.uga.edu/calendar/intern_for_a_day_in

Lunchtime Time Machine: How Did the Haitian Slave Revolt Become a Revolution?

Tue. October 8, 2019, 12:30 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Jennifer Palmer. Professor Palmer teaches courses on the history of Europe, the Atlantic world, women and gender, race, and pirates. She is the author of "Intimate Bonds: Family and Slavery in the French Atlantic." Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

Be More Than Your Major: Arch Ready Fall 2019

Tue. October 15, 2019, 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM - Miller Learning Center, Room 150
You might believe your college major is going to determine your entire career path or will box you in to a small sub-set of careers, but the facts suggest otherwise. Come to this interactive program to learn 6 reasons why your college major doesn’t matter as much as you think and to identify what employers are really looking for in recent college graduates.
This event is limited to 142 students
Event type: Career Center    Host: UGA Career Center
More information: MarKeicha Dickens, 706-542-3375, msdickens@uga.edu, //career.uga.edu/calendar/be_more_than_your_m

How to Develop a Resume From the First Year Forward: Arch Ready Fall 2019

Tue. October 22, 2019, 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM - Miller Learning Center, Room 150
Many first-year students experience trouble creating a resume upon entering college. In this program you will learn how to recognize and illustrate what skills employers are looking for on a resume, identify two writing resources, determine five different types of experience you can include on your resume, and discover ways to connect with the UGA Career Center.
This event is limited to 142 students
Event type: Career Center    Host: UGA Career Center
More information: MarKeicha Dickens, 706-542-3375, msdickens@uga.edu, //career.uga.edu/calendar/how_to_develop_a_re

Engaging Within Your College, Department, and Major

Thu. October 24, 2019, 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM - Conner Hall Room 104
Are you wanting more details on how to get involved through your college, department, and major? The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is holding an event to tell you how! Using CAES as an example, come hear about opportunities for research, college and departmental scholarships, study abroad, clubs, and connecting to your advisor and faculty mentor. CAES student leaders will hold a student panel to tell you how they engage to get the most to be successful!
This event is limited to 150 students
Event type: Forum/Panel    Host: College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
More information: Pam Cummins, 706-542-1611, pam.cummins@uga.edu

Lunchtime Time Machine: Acid Tests or Activism — Which Was the Better Path to Change?

Tue. November 12, 2019, 12:30 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Montgomery Wolf. Professor Wolf teaches courses on the history of popular culture, music, and the modern United States. She is completing a manuscript entitled "We Accept You, One of Us? Punk Rock, Community, and Individualism in an Uncertain Era, 1974 to 1985." Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Lauire Kane, history@uga.edu

Lunchtime Time Machine: What Do You Mean Black Catholic Nuns Taught in 1830s Baltimore?

Tue. February 18, 2020, 12:30 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Diane Batts Morrow. Professor Batts Morrow teaches courses on African American history, and she is the author of "Persons of Color and Religious at the Same Time: The Oblate Sisters of Providence, 1862-1860." Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

Lunchtime Time Machine: Why Did Georgia Campaign to Deport 80,000 Native Americans From the US?

Tue. April 7, 2020, 12:30 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Claudio Saunt. Professor Saunt teaches courses on native American history, the early United States, and digital tools for historians. His most recent book, "Unworthy Republic," is a history of Indian Removal in the 1830s. Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

NOTE : The information included in this list of Events was obtained from the sponsors. Although we will strive for perfection, we cannot be responsible for any misinformation provided to us regarding dates, times and prices. If you would like to inquire about having an Event included in the Odyssey event calendar, please email fyo@uga.edu with the relevant details.