Upcoming Events

09/04/2015 - 12:00pm
On September 4th you all have the opportunity to practice networking with faculty.  The goal is to prepare you for the real networking event with real public health organizations on September 11th.  By the end you will be comfortable with meeting prospective internship and job site representatives.  The practice networking event will take place from 12:00-1:30 pm on September 4th in Russell 241.   12:00-12:30:  Group lessons on posture and demeanor, introducing yourself, knowing how to begin                     conversations, what to have with you. 12:30 -1:30: Skills practice with faculty and staff Dress is Business casual.  Contact Nina Cleveland if you have any questions. 
09/04/2015 - 12:15pm
“Investigation of Undetermined Risk Factors for Suicide Among Youth, Ages 10-24 - Fairfax County, VA, 2014” Erica Spies, MS, PhD Erica Spies, is an EIS Officer on the Youth Violence, Suicide, and Elder Maltreatment Team in the Research and Evaluation Branch in the Division of Violence Prevention at the CDC. Erica received her BA in Family Services from the University of Northern Iowa, her MS in Community & Behavioral Health from the University of Iowa, and her PhD in Community & Behavioral Health with a Subtrack in Health Communication at the University of Iowa. Prior to coming to the Research and Evaluation Branch, Erica completed an evaluation fellowship in the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention at CDC. Her past work has included the evaluation of anti-bullying legislation, the evaluation of a first-year parent-college student alcohol intervention, and the design, implementation, and evaluation of an unintended pregnancy prevention campaign. Erica's areas of interest include risk behaviors in adolescents and young adults, health communication, and program evaluation. Everyone is welcome to attend!
09/07/2015 - 8:00am
No Classes. UGA departmental offices closed.
09/08/2015 - 10:00am
Resume Critique Days Tuesday, Sep. 8th, 10am to Thursday, Sep. 10th, 2pm Tate Student Center, Grand Hall   Sponsored by the Career Center. Come get your Resume Critiqued in these QUICK 10 minute critique sessions! Tuesday, September 8th 10am-2pm Wednesday, September 9th 10am-2pm Thursday, September 10th 10am-2pm Tuesday, September 15th 10am-2pm
09/09/2015 - 9:00am
SOPHAS Virtual Fair - Sept. 2015     Free for all Prospective Students to Attend On September 9 and 10, SOPHAS schools and programs will participate in a virtual graduate school fair for prospective students of public health and advisers. The fair is conducted entirely online and participants will have the opportunity to chat live with admissions officers and program chairs, review materials about specific degree programs, and upload resumes to share with representatives of SOPHAS members and SOPHAS staff. The event is free for prospective students and advisors. Two students laughing together while sitting on the steps of their campus with a laptop in front of them The virtual exhibits typically host over 1,500 prospective students from 48 states and over 150 countries across the world. At a recent virtual fair, 48 percent of attendees were not currently enrolled in a degree program while the other participants were currently enrolled in bachelor, masters, doctoral, and post-doctoral studies. 82 percent of the attendees were interested in starting a degree program in the coming year. To assist with the attendees’ specific questions about the SOPHAS application process, the fair will feature a virtual booth manned by SOPHAS representatives. SOPHAS also sponsors a booth where applicants can chat with current MPH students from a variety of schools and ask about their experiences as a public health student. Register here.
09/10/2015 - 12:15pm
Bring your lunch and hear about the MBA-MPH program, including information on how to apply for dual degree admission this fall. Students must be in their first year and be in, or willing to change to, the Health Policy and Management concentration.
09/10/2015 - 4:00pm
The Institute of Gerontology, which is part of the UGA College of Public Health, is hosting an open house Sept. 10 from 4-6 p.m. in Hudson Hall (102 Spear Road) on the Health Sciences Campus.  Refreshments will be provided.  RSVP to Josie Pough at 706-542-2539 or jopough@uga.edu.
09/11/2015 - 1:00pm
The UGA College of Public Health and UGA Career Center will be holding a career networking event at Tate Grand Hall on UGA Main Campus on Fri. Sept. 11, 2015 from 1-4pm.  Hear directly from employers at federal and state and local public health agencies, local healthcare and non-profit organizations. For more information, contact Katelyn Kivett (kkivett@uga.edu) or Nina Cleveland (ninac64@uga.edu). Check out developing details via our Facebook event page.
09/16/2015 - 12:00pm
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 11:30am and 5:00pm. Bus stops for students include: Memorial Hall, Bio-Science, Physics, across from the Library, Classic Center
09/17/2015 - 5:00pm
Part of the UGA College of Public Health's 10-Year Anniversary Celebration, this lecture series is aimed providing insights on how researchers, educators, and public health professionals in the field are working to address the major public health challenges currently facing the nation.  Join us as special guest speaker Dr. Ian Lapp, associate dean for strategic educational initiatives at the Harvard School of Public Health, shares his insights Thurs. Sept. 17 on “The Future Five and the College of Public Health: Innovations in Education for the Public’s Health in 2020.” The seminar, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 5:00pm in George Hall on the Health Sciences Campus. Free parking is available.  Follow updates on events surround the College's 10th Anniversary Celebration by liking us on Facebook or following our Facebook 10-Year Anniversary events page. Visit this link for a complete schedule of our 10 Year Anniversary Lecture Series this Fall.