March 2017 Events

Arts at Tech Monthly Workshops
Hosted by the Arts at Tech Ambassadors, these workshops help to facilitate collaboration between student artists on campus and build awareness to the great works of art being created on campus every day.  These workshops will partner with the Invention Studio and include classes that integrate art with technology and science.

 

Disco Bowling Night
Many students are not aware of some of the entertainment opportunities available to them on campus.  One of the easiest for them to access is the Tech Rec Center in the Student Center.  The newly established Georgia Tech Bowling Club is hosting a free disco bowling night to raise awareness and help recruit members.  The goal will be demonstrate the great opportunities available to students on campus while contributing to the overall engagement of Georgia Tech students.

 

Club Sports Leadership Training
The Department of Campus Recreation will provide leadership guidance to emerging club sports leaders.  Their objective is to teach them skills that will stay with them beyond their lives at Georgia Tech.  They will show them how to build and maintain a budget, raise money, hire and evaluate coaches, risk management, and other day to day management skills.  Ultimately they will be helping to improve the lives of these leaders and the students they work with every day.

 

Mural Project
This project, sponsored by the Arts at Tech Ambassadors is the beginning of a much bigger vision.  They believe art and creativity is a missing link in the Georgia Tech community. By bringing more awareness to arts and creating more opportunities for students to be involved with arts or other expressive mediums, they hope to create a much more creative, problem-solving group of thinkers & movers.  To accomplish this, they are to collaborating with the Capital Planning and Space office so that students can craft a mural to showcase the work of Georgia Tech students around the world.

 

Stress-Less Piano Project
The goal of the Stress-Less Piano Project is provide several chalkboard paint-covered pianos with coloring book designs on the back.  Sponsored by the Arts at Tech Ambassadors, with support from the Parents Fund, they to give the students with an artistic outlet so they can either play or color the piano during the week of finals.

 

tech beautification day photo

Tech Beautification Day
Tech Beautification Day is a tradition that began in 1998 as an annual day of service across campus.  In 2017 over 1400 members of the Georgia Tech community came together to beautify the campus through cleanup and landscaping projects.  This year is the 20th anniversary of the event and, thanks to the Parents Fund, it is on track to be the largest ever attended when it takes place this April. 

 

Khayaal
Khayaal is a South Asian Classical music festival that provides a platform for students, who have been classically trained and typically have ten or more years of training, to showcase their abilities.  Khayaal and its parent organization Aarohi strive to expose new audiences to the intricate art forms of South Asia through direct interaction via demonstrations, workshops, and mixers.

 

For the Kids: Dance Marathon
Held each year in partnership with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, the Dance Marathon raises money by offering games, performances, food, and dancing.  It is the culmination of a yearlong fundraising effort that is designed to raise awareness about the Miracle Families within Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.  It enhances the experience of all the students involved by allowing them to participate in a national movement while helping deserving families in the Atlanta community.

 

1<3GT Week
The Georgia Tech Student Government Association’s I <3 GT Week is an annual event that encourages inclusivity of all students and facets of Georgia Tech life. The event is meant to inspire and remind students of their love of this institute and give students an opportunity to be involved with an event that is done for the student body, by the student body.  Each day of "I <3 GT Week" will have a different theme and include Georgia Tech traditions, health and wellness, and diversity and work to get students involved in one of the many on-campus organizations.

 

Pre-Health Conference
The annual American Medical Student Association, the Pre-Health conference consists of workshops, speakers, special guests, networking, and mock interviews to help pre-health students from all over the state prepare for medical school. Held on campus, along with students from Georgia Tech, attendees have come from Emory, Georgia State, and the University of Georgia.  Each year over 200 students are able to take advantage of this great opportunity.as they prepare for the next step in their educational journey.

 

Holifest
Holifest is one of the largest Indian cultural events in the Southeast.  Reaching an audience of over 1,200 students, the festival features dancing, food, singing, and other performances.  It expands the reach of the Georgia Tech India Club and gets them involved in the local South Asian community while exposing students to all of the rich traditions the community has to offer.

Georgia Tech Night at the Center for Civil and Human Rights
Hosted by the Student Government Association and the Culture and Diversity Affairs Committee, The Georgia Tech night at the Atlanta Center for Civil and Human Rights provided students with transportation and a reduced ticket price to experience this new museum that is right down the street from campus. 

 

Sting Break
Hosted by the Student Center Programs Council, Sting Break provides Georgia Tech students a much needed break before the beginning of the Spring Finals season.  It creates a carnival like atmosphere with rides, food, and games that is open to all students.  Last year over 3000 students attended, making it the largest ever turnout for the event.  This year, thanks to support from the Parents Fund, turnout is expected to be 3700 students.