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Event    Tuesday, April 19, 2022
TUESDAY, APRIL 19 • 1-3 P.M. • A&S AUDITORIUM NON-PROFIT PANEL AND OPEN DISCUSSION Join the Criminal Justice program as we host organizations including Southern Center for Human Rights, The Brighthouse, Athens Area Homeless Shelter, and others. They will be answering questions about their work in the local community and surrounding areas. Join us to learn how their work impacts you and your local community and how you can impact them.   TUESDAY, APRIL 19 • 4-6 P.M. • A&S AUDITORIUM...
Announcement    Tuesday, March 29, 2022
The University System of Georgia (USG) 6th Annual European Studies Certificate Student Conference will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 1, at Georgia College in the old train depot, adjacent to the Centennial Center. This year’s topic is “The European Union in a Time of Crisis.” Fifteen students from Georgia College and Valdosta State University will present research on the European Union (EU) and Balkan nations; post-Brexit assessment of the EU; Finland and Ukranian Refugees; LGBTQ...
Event    Friday, April 1, 2022
The University System of Georgia (USG) 6th Annual European Studies Certificate Student Conference will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 1, at Georgia College in the old train depot, adjacent to the Centennial Center. This year’s topic is “The European Union in a Time of Crisis.” Fifteen students from Georgia College and Valdosta State University will present research on the European Union (EU) and Balkan nations; post-Brexit assessment of the EU; Finland and Ukranian Refugees; LGBTQ...
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Announcement    Wednesday, March 30, 2022
The Criminal Justice program invites all students, staff, faculty, and community members interested in non-profit and helping industries. Several organizations, including the Southern Center for Human Rights, The Brighthouse, Athens Area Homeless Shelter, and many others, will be onsite answering your questions about their work in the local community and surrounding areas.  Are you interested in how to get involved as a volunteer, intern, or maybe even future employment? Come join...
Event    Tuesday, April 19, 2022
The Criminal Justice program invites all students, staff, faculty, and community members interested in non-profit and helping industries. Several organizations, including the Southern Center for Human Rights, The Brighthouse, Athens Area Homeless Shelter, and many others, will be onsite answering your questions about their work in the local community and surrounding areas.  Are you interested in how to get involved as a volunteer, intern, or maybe even future employment? Come join...
Announcement    Wednesday, March 30, 2022
The Criminal Justice Program is conducting a Reentry Simulation hosted by Dr. Alesa Liles in conjunction with the Offender Alumni Association and Dr. Stacy Moak from the University of Alabama-Birmingham. This simulation was developed by the Department of Justice to simulate the struggles and challenges faced by individuals who are transitioning from incarceration back into society. Each participant assumes the identity of an ex-offender and receives a packet of materials explaining...
Event    Thursday, April 21, 2022
The Criminal Justice Program is conducting a Reentry Simulation hosted by Dr. Alesa Liles in conjunction with the Offender Alumni Association and Dr. Stacy Moak from the University of Alabama-Birmingham. This simulation was developed by the Department of Justice to simulate the struggles and challenges faced by individuals who are transitioning from incarceration back into society. Each participant assumes the identity of an ex-offender and receives a packet of materials explaining...
Announcement    Monday, November 1, 2021
Ever feel like you’ve been thrown into a frying pan? You must think fast, be creative and do what it takes to get the job done. Magnify that about 20 times, and you know what it feels like to participate in the Southeast Model of the African Union (SEMAU)—a realistic, three-day simulation that recreates the gathering of African heads-of-state. Students debate issues of critical importance and make decisions that could be adopted by real governments, impacting the lives of millions...