JULY 2016

CAS Student Highlight: Joselyn Umubyeyi  
Survivor of the Genocide in Rwanda
by Liz Kazungu 

This is a story about Joselyn Umubyeyi - a student whose journey began in Rwanda just as the tragic genocide ended, and is continuing as a student at Georgia Tech.

CSLS Conference: Paths to Social Sustainability 

Recently the Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain, in partnership with Integrated Network for Social Sustainability (INSS) and with funding from the National Science Foundation, hosted a conference that explored "Paths to Social Sustainability."

C2D2 News & Highlights 
by Michael Laughter 

Click below for news, highlights, and a list of workshops that C2D2 will offer this fall.    

GT 1000: Student Survey Results 

Nearly 2000 students were polled before and after taking a GT 1000 course. Click the link below to view some of the important facts we pulled from the results. 

GT Print Materials Have a New Look 

Institute Communications (IC) has been working on new designs for Tech's print work for some time, and OUE is one of the first groups on campus to try them out.

CAS: Success Summit 
The Success Summit is a half-day program geared towards Tech students who want to improve academically, and the fall session happens soon. Click the link for dates and more information. 
Dr. Christian Braneon  
Assistant Director of Service Learning & Partnerships ,  
Center for Serve-Learn Sustain    

We'd like to introduce OUE's newest staff member, Dr. Christian Braneon. Dr. Braneon is now the Assistant Director of Service Learning & Partnerships for the Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain

He comes to us from the Office of Environmental Justice and Sustainability at the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), where he worked as a physical scientist. His work there focused on enhancing environmental justice and sustainability outreach, training, and technical assistance with grass-roots and community organizations, government officials and other stakeholders. He also served as co-director of the inaugural Environmental Justice Academy for community leaders in Region 4. Prior to joining the USEPA, Christian worked as an engineering consultant specializing in water resources engineering, data science, and sustainability.
Susan Belmonte 
Pre-Professional Advisor,
Center for Career Discovery and Development

Susan was recently awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant for the 2016/2017 year. The Fulbright Program aims to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries, and it is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Susan will leave for Germany in October. 

Dr. Roberta Berry 
Honors Program
Dr. Berry was chosen to be one of the 16 participants in the inaugural emerging leadership program. The program was created by the Office of the Provost in partnership with the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (ILE) and the Office of Graduate Education and Faculty Development. The nine-month program will include monthly workshops, small group work, self-assessments, and more. Dr. Berry was chosen by Provost Rafael Bras and an advisory committee from a pool of 62 colleagues. A more in-depth story was also featured in this month's edition of "The Whistle". 
Upcoming Events/Dates
JULY 14 | C2D2: Virtual Career Fair ( LINK)

JULY 18-19 |
Fall, First-Year Students

JULY 21-22 |
FAll, First-Year Students

JULY 22 |
Last Day of Classes
(Late Short Summer)

JULY 22 |
Summer Tutoring Ends

JULY 25-26 |
Transfer FASET
(2-day Pilot)

Tech Prep ( LINK)

JULY 26 |
Last Day of Classes
(Full Summer)

JULY 27 |
Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day
North Avenue Dining (LINK)

JULY 28-29 |
Fall, First-Year Students

Fall First-Year Students

Fall Registration

AUGUST 14-15 |
Fall First-Year Students

AUGUST 16-17 |
Fall First-Year Students

Transfer Student FASET

Exchange Student FASET

First Day of Classes

Institute Address
Clough 152, 11:00 a.m.

C2D2 Open House
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