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August / 21 / 2015
 
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FREE TICKETS TO MUSICAL!

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS


THURSDAY, AUG 27
GTC Night at Aurora Theatre 
Showing: Memphis /  8 p.m.

Get your 2 free ticket vouchers now!

Stop by the Student Life Center with
your current Student ID Monday - Thursday between 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. until they run out. 

GTC STUDENT AMBASSADORS
Accepting applications until
5 p.m. on Sept. 15

Email Jamie Randolph to inquire/apply

Ambassadors serve as the face of GTC, assist with school wide events, and may get to partake in various  VIP opportunities.
AUG 25Walk & Talk
Every Tuesday come get some fresh air and sunshine with us! We'll meet in the Student Life Center at 12:15 p.m. then head out for 30 minutes of walking and talking. It is a great way to accomplish new goals and meet new people. Please email  Trevell Pittman  with any questions When raining we'll walk indoors. 
AUG 26Student Veteran Organization Meeting
Student veterans, spouses and dependents are all invited to join the Student Veteran Organization meeting at 1:30 p.m. in building 100, room 259. This organization was created to provide networking and service opportunities for you! Please feel free to email Brian Powell with any questions or call 678-226-6905.
AUG 26 / AITP Meeting
Everyone is welcome to join our meeting from 5 - 5:50 p.m. in building 700, room 2201. A graduate and guest speaker from Georgia Pacific will be speaking about "What to expect when you land that first job". Pizza will be provided. The Association for Information Technology Professionals is for anyone with an interest in the computer information systems field. For more information please contact advisors, Charles Hardnett or John Thacher.
AUG 27 / Green Market
Fresh vegetables, herbs and cut flowers are for sale in the courtyard area between building 600 and 100 from 12 - 2 p.m. These are the freshest picked vegetables and fruits straight from our very own GTC Learn-in Farm! We accept cash and checks only. For more information please email our Farm Manager  Tylee Sewell  or call 678-226-6557.  All proceeds are used to sustain our farm for continued student experience. 
AUG 27 / GTC Night at Aurora Theatre
The Student Leadership Council is sponsoring GTC Night at the Aurora Theatre. Memphis is a Rock'n'Roll story based on true events! Just stop by the Student Life Center with your Student ID Monday - Thursday between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. to get your 2 FREE vouchers for the August 27th show. Free sodas and door prizes are included! Please arrive at 7:30 p.m. to redeem your vouchers for tickets; the play starts at 8 p.m.
SEP 2 / Student Leadership Council Meeting
Join us for pizza  in the Student Life Center at noon! We will be kicking off a great year with our first SLC meeting of the semester and we'd love for you to join us! Meetings typically last about an hour. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Jamie Randolph.
SEP 2 / Boot Up Veterans Tools & Tips
Student Veterans are welcome to join us at 1:30 p.m. in building 100, room 259. The Boot Up workshop is designed to help veterans transition from the military to the classroom; the topic of discussion will be "Developing Effective Study Skills". Questions? Please email Brian Powell, Veterans Resource Advocate or call 678-226-6905.
SEP 3 / Multicultural Club Meet & Greet
Everyone is welcome to our first event of the Fall Semester!  Join us from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. in the Student Life Center and please bring a snack to share. We'll spend some time meeting new friends, then we'll start elections to choose the club's new officers! This is a great opportunity to take the lead and make an awesome impact in our club, our college, and our community. If you are able to join us, please email Yvette Williams or Lakshmi Ramachandran.
SEP 3 / Science Club Meeting
Are you interested in learning about science? Join us to discuss activities for the coming semester! Our theme for the fall is "food science." We will meet from 3 - 4 p.m. in building 900, room 1.319. If you have any questions, you may e-mail Saphronia Johnson or Margaret Long.
SEP 3 / GTC Students' Toastmasters International Club Meeting
Membership is open to all Gwinnett Tech students and alumnae who want to improve their communication and leadership Skills.  Please join us from 6 - 7 p.m. in building 200, room 104. For more information, please contact Dr. Penny Waddell.
SEP 7 / School Closed
The campus will be closed for Labor Day. Enjoy your break!
SEP 10 / Student Life Welcome
We'll have FREE food, music, shirts, prizes and more from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and again from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the back of building 100. This is a great way to find out about Student Life and the various student organizations we offer. You won't want to miss it!
Future Dates
September 14 - GearHeadz Meeting
September 17 - Toastmasters International Club Meeting
September 17 - Science Club Trivia Challenge
September 23 - WiT Event
HealthyTip
Stand Up, Sit Less & Move More!
New research and  evidence show that spending too much time sitting at work, during commutes and leisure  increases your risk  of diabetes, certain cancers, heart disease and early death. How to fix that? Stand more! Standing burns more calories, involves more  muscle   contractions , improves blood sugar  profiles  and  vascular  health. Here are a few suggestions on how to stand more:

1. Take breaks during long drives
2. Stand up on public transport
3. Swap the cafe for a walk
4. Stand while on the phone  

If there is a topic you would like to know about or a tip that you'd like to share with us, please email Jamie Randolph with your suggestions!
Announcements
Spain for 10 Days!
For some Gwinnett Tech students spring break was more than just a trip to the beach with friends. These students, together with two advisors, visited Spain's largest cities, including Madrid, Segovia and Barcelona. The itinerary focused on humanities related opportunities including visits to museums, cathedrals, and government buildings involving art, music, dance, and other items of historical significance. To find out more about future trips abroad, please contact Penny Waddell.
Collecting Corks
The Rad Tech program has collected over 12,000 corks, caps and foil from wine bottles for Clothes for Souls. Each is worth 2 cents so we can financially support this global non-profit institution dedicated to fighting poverty. Besides helping the charity, it also helps the earth. The corks are recycled and not put in landfills. Did you know that it takes over 1,500 gallons of water to grow the cotton required for just one pair of jeans and each American discards over 65 pounds of clothing per year? Help us by continuing to donate your corks! Drop off is in bldg. 200, room 245. 
Collecting Aluminum Can Tabs
The Future Cardiovascular Technologist Club and the Association for Radiologic Technologist are collecting can tabs. One gallon of tabs equals a one night stay in the Ronald McDonald House for a family. Together, we've already collected eight gallons, but we can do more! Help us by bringing your aluminum can tab donations to room 121, 245 or 133 in bldg. 200. Thank you!
Feel Stressed?
You are not alone! Going to school can be tough. Life can be tough. Student Life has paid for all of our students to get four free counseling sessions through the Cameron & Associates Life Balance Program. Yes - FREE! Just call 404-845-3727 or visit them on the web and they will give you three counselors close to you to pick from. You are worth the investment! 
Perks
MUST SHOW CURRENT STUDENT/FACULTY ID TO RECEIVE DISCOUNTS.


Contact
CONTACT GTC STUDENT LIFE / 770-962-7580

Rachel Mariano, Director / x.6341

Jamie Randolph, Specialist / x.6415

Aneesha Khan-Valerio, Assistant / x.6840

Trevell Pittman, Assistant / x.6419
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