James Stinson IV saw a disconnect between well-being resources and black male students on campus. Even though UGA has many well-being programs, Stinson, a fourth-year majoring in social work from Ellenwood, Georgia, and president of Black Male Leadership Society (BMLS) saw an opportunity for a student-driven avenue to connect black male students with well-being and belonging resources on campus. Working with Student Care and Outreach (SCO), Multicultural Services and Programs (MSP), and BMLS, Stinson launched UGA’s first Barbershop Talk last February 2023.
Student Affairs and Office of Instruction this past December cohosted an afternoon training on Belonging. Together over 30 staff and faculty engaged in open dialogue on what belonging means to UGA students through a series of interactive activities.
Dalma Arteaga Rosales is a third-year triple major (Supply Chain & Operations Management (Terry); International Affairs (SPIA); Portuguese (Franklin)). She is passionate about building community on campus– specifically with those who are globally minded.
University Housing is proud to announce a new partnership between the department and UGA’s Intensive English Program (IEP). Together, they have launched a six-month long “ESL for Professional Staff Development” course designed to support Spanish-language speakers among staff.
Universal design is a broad term. We typically think of it from an architectural standpoint: like ramps or curb cuts created because of federal legislation for accessibility. And yet each of us gratefully uses them when we push a stroller. We also angrily feel their absence when we travel in a new city with luggage….
With more than 40,000 students, the University of Georgia offers numerous opportunities to connect and become a part of many communities. UGA boasts thousands of programs, more than 800 student organizations, and daily events. Facing these options, students might become overwhelmed with choice, which is where UGA Student Affairs’ Department of Student Transitions steps in. …
Growing up in Powder Springs, Georgia, Kazrin Novus always loved to write and create stories. Their love for storytelling started when they would journal new vocabulary words with their mother. Novus struggled with spelling, so together the two of them would create stories for each letter of the word. Years later, Novus’s passion for writing…