The Gwinnett Growl A Student Life Newsletter Volume: 2010 Issue: 011 student profile: Upcoming EvEnts Boone Benton coFFEE AnD cULtURE Q: How would you describe yourself? Time: 4 :30pm - 6 pm A happily married, family man who follows Location: UGA Lobby Jesus, and wants his children to grow up to be Date and artist: Tuesday, February 16 - Nicolai Tanev Kingdom builders. Wednesday, February 24 - Andre Bennett Thursday, March 4 - Laura Noel Q: Do you have any children, hobbies, or pets? Monday, March 15 - D. Lammie Hanson I have two elementary aged children and three black and tan miniature dachshunds. I HEALtHY HABits -- stREss RELiEF play Alta doubles tennis, golf, and enjoy MLB Please note the change in time for this event. baseball. I won my fantasy baseball league this Time: 4.30 pm – 6.30 pm year, and I love traveling to new places with my Location: UGA Lobby family. Dates: February 18 and 22 March 2 and March 17 Q: What is your major? I’m a doctoral student seeking a Ph.D. in HEALtHY HABits -- YogA Counseling and Student Personnel Services. Time: 9 am - 10 am Location: Room 141 Q: Last movie you saw in the theater? Dates: Every Saturday throughout the semester Up (kiddie movie). tHERE wiLL BE no YogA cLAss mARcH 6 AnD 13 DUE to spRing BREAk. Q: What do you do most often when you are bored? gwinnEtt givEs: HoUsEHoLD gooDs DRivE FoR gwinnEtt I surf the web for baseball info to better my cHiLDREn’s sHELtER fantasy team and eBay browse. Dates: March 15-19 Join in the effort to collect common household items for the Gwinnett Q: What was the last song you sang when no one Children’s Shelter, including items like toilet paper, garbage bags, cleaning else was around? supplies, latex gloves, and paper towels. The Gwinnett Children’s Shelter is New York, New York (Sinatra). a non-profit organization, serving 300-500 local children and their families every year since 1987. For a complete listing of their current needs, please Q: What is the best day of the year? visit the Gwinnett Children’s Shelter website. Last day of public school. womEn’s LEADERsHip in pUBLic sERvicE institUtE Q: What is your favorite thing about UGA? Event date: June 8 - 13 Application deadline: March 15 The Women’s Leadership in Public Service Institute is a dynamic six-day ex- The academic reputation of the school, and perience that exposes participants to women in leadership at all levels of the mutual respect between professors and government and to women working in community outreach. Additionally, students. I’m in a 14 person cohort and we have participants explore leadership lessons and have opportunities to reflect an amazing group of students. I love them! and establish achievable personal goals. Students leave with valuable per- sonal and professional connections to other women leaders. The Institute If you would like to be featured in our Student Profile is a residential forum that provides both formal and informal opportunities Section, please contact Ellen Dutro at ellendutro@ for networking, learning and growth. Contact the Office of Student Affairs gmail.com for more information and an application. DAwggonE gooD DEAL check out www.11alive.com’s section called “ways to save” for deals and steals in and around Atlanta. the page features coupons and money-saving tips, such as how to make your own laundry detergent, as well as articles about other money related topics, like scholarship opportunities and new credit card regulations. oLYmpic Host citiEs: How ARE tHEY cHosEn? oH YEAH, now i REmEmBER mAking tHAt nEw YEAR’s REsoLUtion to ExERcisE! By now, most people know that Vancouver has been chosen to host this year’s Winter Olympic Games, but how many of Now that we’re about a month and a half into the new year, you know how that decision came to be? many resolutions have already been forgotten, but exercising is one thing you can’t afford to forget. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is an elite group of 105 voters that consider everything about an applicant city Check out these top 20 reasons to stay motivated at the gym. from its financial situation to logistical concerns to plans for Exercise: an Olympic village. • helps you lose weight and prevent obesity The IOC sorts through regional selection competitions to • protects you from heart disease narrow down the field to four cities. Before the final IOC vote, • aids in diabetes prevention and management each city gets the opportunity to give a one hour pitch, in- • improves your sex life cluding speeches, video, and even celebrity endorsement. • lowers high blood pressure • makes you smarter IOC members then proceeds to vote on secret ballots un- • gives you more energy til one city wins the majority of the votes. If no majority is • reduces LDL cholesterol and raises HDL cholesterol reached by the end of each day, the city with the lowest num- • decreases symptoms of mild to moderate depression ber of votes is eliminated and voting recommences. • reduces stress and anxiety • reduces your risk of stroke Unlike the actual games, there are no first, second, or third • reduces your risk of certain types of cancer places. Once the IOC has reached a final verdict, only the city • helps protect you from osteoporosis in first place will win the prize of hosting the Olympic Games. • boosts your self-esteem, body image, and confidence • boosts your mood • protects seniors from injury • helps you live better and longer • helps treat and manage back pain • helps you manage seasonal activities • helps your kids stay active To read the complete article from which this article was summarized, please Not buying it? Check out this article in full with explanation click here. of all 20 reasons to exercise by clicking here. gwinnEtt givEs: pHiLAntHRopic oppoRtUnitiEs Gwinnett Coalition for health and human services Volunteers are needed to answer helpline calls, and financial contributions or donations of goods and services are wel- comed. For more info., please call 770.995.3339 or click here. BonEs to gnAw on - Become a fan of Gwinnett Campus Student Affairs on facebook and/or follow us on Twitter (GwinStdntAffrs) to receive up- dates on when Healthy Habits Massages and Coffee and Culture nights are happening so you can make sure to arrive early! - Make sure to check out the impact poster next to the vending machines in the lobby. Every couple of weeks, a different person will be featured as part of the Raising Respect initiative. - Improve your your leadership skills by visiting our blog for leadership realted tips and articles!
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