…so let’s enjoy it! Take advantage of the cooler weather and the many fall festivities happening around Athens this year! If you’re looking for a place to start, The Fontaine Center’s PADE Group has put together a no- or low-cost bucket list of autumn activities to try out.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the The Fontaine Center’s RSVP Peer Educators at UGA have been busy hosting events to raise awareness around this issue and encourage their peers to be proactive in helping friends who may be in need. Click here for an event list and to find out how you can get involved!
Below is a note from one of the RSVP Peer Educators, Hannah Maddux, on a lesser-known aspect of domestic violence: Financial Abuse.
A common question that people leaving abusive relationships are asked is “why didn’t you just leave sooner?”. There are many factors that affect decisions to leave or not to leave, but in particular, financial abuse by a partner can be extremely difficult to overcome in cases of domestic violence.
Welcome to UGA! We may be biased, but we think you’ve made THE best decision to come to Athens.
We’re excited to have you as part of the Bulldog family and want to make sure that you have a smooth transition (and that you’re able to register for classes on time!). Here are just a few things to keep in mind…
February is Heart Health Awareness Month – the perfect time to start working toward heart health goals! There are many ways to maintain a healthy heart. Below, we have listed just a few.
For more heart health information, visit the University Health Center’s Heart Health Fair on February 7, 2018 – 11am-3pm at UHC. This event is hosted in collaboration with the American Red Cross. You can sign up to give blood here using code “UGA.”
1. You will get juice and cookies.
2. It’s easy and convenient.
It only takes about an hour to give whole blood, and you can make your donation at an American Red Cross blood donation center or one of many blood drives (including one at the UGA University Health Center on February 7, 2018 – sign up using code “UGA”) held at businesses, community centers, schools, or places of worship. Continue reading “Top 8 Reasons to Give Blood”