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February / 5 / 2016
 
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Learn To Salsa!

SLC Meeting!
 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 10
Dancing is a universal language. Learn to dance with style with the Multicultural Club just in time for Valentine's Day!  

Details Below.

WEDNESDAY, FEB 17
Everyone is welcome to attend the SLC meeting! We will have a guest speaker discuss financial success. 

Details Below.
W / FEB 10 - Multicultural Club 
Salsa! Salsa! Learn to dance the Salsa with the Multicultural Club just in time for Valentine's Day! Back by popular demand for the third year, Kathy Casper from All About Ballroom will teach Salsa dance moves. We will meet on the Lawrenceville Campus in the Student Life Center, building 100, room 217 from 1 - 2 p.m.. Pizza and drinks will be provided after the dance session! Bring a dance partner and learn to Salsa! For more information, please contact Lakshmi Ramachandran.
W / FEB 17 - Student Leadership Council Meeting 
Everyone is welcome to attend the Student Leadership Council meeting on the Lawrenceville Campus in the Student Life Center from 12 - 1 p.m. We will have a guest speaker discuss how to plan our financial success. Every financial journey begins with a single step. "Financial Success Starts Here" is a great starting point for learning how to set financial goals, track your expenses and create a priority spending plan. As always, pizza and sodas will be provided! If you have questions contact Morgan Taylor-Burns
TH / FEB 18 - Toastmasters Club 
All GTC students are invited to join the Toastmasters Club at 6 p.m. on the Lawrenceville Campus in building 200, room 104 to work toward improving communication and leadership skills. This club meets the first and third Thursday evening of each month. Please visit us! For more information, please contact Dr. Waddell.
TH / FEB 18 - Quiz Bowl and Health Science Bowl Practice
The Quiz Bowl and Health Science Bowl practice will be held on the Lawrenceville Campus in the Student Life Center at 4 p.m. on the Lawrenceville campus. Students who wish to represent the college at the state level should attend the practice and complete the required forms. Please contact Dr. Saphronia Johnson for more information. 
TH / FEB 18 - Information Security Association Meeting 
The Information Security Association will meet at 4:30 p.m. on the Lawerenceville Campus in building 700, room 2.206. The Information Security Association (ISA) GTC Student Chapter is a not-for-profit, organization of Gwinnett Technical College. They are sponsored by the ISA Metro Atlanta Chapter of ISA. ISA GTC Student Chapter is the choice for GTC cyber security students dedicated to advancing individual growth and deepening their knowledge and awareness of issues related to managing technology risk and protecting critical information and infrastructure. For more information contact Garfield Anderson.
FEB - APR - AARP Foundation Offers Free Tax Assistance 
The volunteers with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide will offer free tax assistance and preparation for community members between Monday, February 1, and Monday, April 18, 2016 on the second floor of the Busbee Center, building 700 on the Lawrenceville Campus. No appointment is necessary, as clients will be seen on a first come, first served basis between 1 - 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday. There is no charge for this assistance and you do not have to be an AARP member. For more information on documents needed and about the program, Click Here
Future Dates
February 14 - Valentine's Day
HealthyTip
Benefits of Sleep 
Catching enough Zzz's at night provides more benefits then just boosting your mood or preventing circles under your eyes. Sleep has the ability to benefit your heart, weight, mind, and more! Adequate sleep is a key part of a healthy lifestyle. Health.com provides 11 surprising health benefits of sleep. 
  1. Improves Memory 
  2. Spurs Creativity 
  3. Sharpens Attention
  4. Lowers Stress
  5. Curbs Inflammation
  6. Increases Lifespan

If there is a topic you would like to know about or a tip that you would like to share with us, please email Morgan Taylor-Burns with your suggestions.
Announcements
Did you know? GTC Has a No Interest Tuition Payment Plan!
Gwinnett Tech partners with Nelnet Business Solutions to let you pay tuition and fees over time,making college more affordable. Payment Plan Benefits include e asy online enrollment, f lexible payment options and n o interest.  Learn more about the tuition payment plan and enroll today!
You Shop. Amazon Gives Back to GTC!
Smile.Amazon.com is giving back and all you have to do is go to the website and choose "Gwinnett Tech Foundation". The GTC Foundation will receive .05% of every dollar you spend that qualifies and in turn, we will apply these dollars back into Gwinnett Tech students!  Win-Win!!  If you have further questions, please contact Darcie Johnson.
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!
ADN-RN Program Host Fundraiser
The Senior ADN-RN Program students are hosting a fundraiser! Funds  received will be used to fund the Nursing Pinning Ceremony. To participate, you can purchase a ticket to win 1 of 3 prize baskets worth over $500 in prizes or a 24' TV. Prizes include everything from entertainment (Dave and Busters, Stars and Strikes, movie tickets, Aurora Theatre, etc.), restaurants, massages, oil changes, golf, shopping, manicure/pedicure, and more. Tickets are only $2 each. The drawing will take place at the Lawrenceville campus on Tuesday, February 23rd. Be sure to help support the Nursing program! For more information, please contact
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 - it's 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
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Contact
CONTACT GTC STUDENT LIFE / 770-962-7580

Rachel Mariano, Director / x.6341

Jamie Randolph, Specialist / x.6415

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