November / 20 / 2015
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NOV 23-29
No classes scheduled!
Classes will resume on Monday, Nov 30.

Free massages in the Student Life Center!

More details below.
TU / DEC 1 - Walk & Talk
Come walk with us for our last session of Fall semester! We'll meet in the Student Life Center at 12:15 p.m. then head out for 30 minutes of walking and talking. Please email  Trevell Pittman  with any questions When raining we'll walk indoors. 
TH / DEC 3 - Free Massages
Stop by the Student Life Center located in building 100 for a free relaxing massage anytime between  11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Student Life is sponsoring this free service as our gift to you to help reduce tension and aid as a  stress reliever before exams - enjoy!
TH / DEC 3 - GTC Students' Toastmasters Meeting
Please join us from 6 - 7:30 p.m. for an end of the semester celebration and meeting!  We will meet in building 200, room 104.  For more information, please contact   Dr. Penny Waddell .
Future Dates
December 5 - Fall Classes End
December 7 to 12 - Final Exams
January 6 - Spring Classes Begin
January 18 - Campus Closed
Traveling? 7 Holiday Workout Tips
With food, travel and fun on our minds during the holiday season, it's often easy to forget about our workout routines. With a bit of proactive planning, gives 7 ways to sneak in a holiday workout:
  1. Do a condensed-but-intense 30 minute workout including stretches, jogging in place,
    jumping jacks, crunches and etc.
  2. Rehearse your routine before you travel.
  3. Flight delayed? Get active by walking the terminals in airports.
  4. Pack some fitness reminders in your luggage like workout videos, walking shoes,
    motivational CD's and etc.
  5. Bring a jump rope or climb flights of stairs
  6. Involve the whole family in yoga or tai chi
  7. Gradually ease back into your pre-holiday routine

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!
You Shop. Amazon Gives Back to GTC! 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.
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!
Do you Need Health Insurance?
The  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)  office at GTC is a partner with Kaiser Permanente (KP) for their Bridge insurance program. KP is offering a low cost health insurance to eligible students. WIOA will host Open Enrollment sessions this fall semester for 2016 benefits. Watch your student email & MyGTC for more information on our next event on December 4.
Global Pencil Project
Lambda Nu Imaging Sciences Honor Society will be collecting new-unsharpened pencils thru December for the Global Pencil Project.  Boxes will be available in student areas in building 100 and 200 - just look for the signs! 
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 - 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! 


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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