October 2017 Events

Alternative Service Breaks: Alternative Service Breaks create group oriented immersive service trips for students to attend during Institute breaks.  Each Alternative Service Break trip provides meaningful service to a community and engages participants in the mission of Georgia Tech, "Progress and Service".  This semester students will work with Habitat for Humanity, the National Park Service, and hurricane relief groups.

Art Matters: The Art Matters program is a series of workshops that will range from art technology to music production.  These workshops have never been offered before on the campus of Georgia Tech and will be open to all students who express an interest.

Tour of Asia: The Asian American Student Association is partnering with more than fifteen student organizations on campus to host a "Tour of Asia".  Each group will prepare food and activities for attendees to experience the many different traditions of Asia and collect stamps in their “passports” to earn prizes.

Eagles @ Georgia Tech: Eagles @ Georgia Tech is an organization that works to network Eagle Scouts with local Cub Scout groups in conjunction with the Atlanta Area Council and the Boy Scouts of America.  They will help to deploy camps and host service opportunities throughout the semester and have a positive impact on the local community.

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 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.

OUT Week:  For the past five years, the OUT Week reception has been a crucial community building event for LGBTQIA students, employees, and allies.  The year, for the first time, the LGBTQIA Center will be partnering with the African American Student Union and will feature a panel that brings together community leaders and educators with extensive histories in civil rights activism.  Together they will discuss racial justice and LGBTQIA liberation in the Southeast.

Step Show: The National Pan-Hellenic Council’s Georgia Tech Homecoming Step Show will feature performances from 9 NPHC organizations, five fraternities and four sororities. The participating fraternities and sororities will give a unique 10-minute stepping/acting performance, each with its own creative theme. Such themes in the past have included The Matrix, a zombie apocalypse, Star Wars, and the NBA Finals.  It attracts students, faculty, alumni, friends, and other persons affiliated with NPHC organizations and promotes interaction and intermingling among the campus community as a whole.

Magic Show: In an effort to provide students with quality entertainment here on Campus, the Student Center Programs Council is hosting a magic show.  By hosting the event on campus, the SCPC will be able to keep the cost low for students and make it accessible to any student who is interested.

TEAM Buzz Community Service Day: Established in 1997, TEAM Buzz Community Service Day is an event at Georgia Tech that annually brings over 1,500 students, faculty, staff, and alumni together.  Participants engage in numerous service projects throughout the Atlanta area in partnership with over fifty local nonprofit agencies and organizations. Volunteers also attend a kickoff rally and a concluding celebration in order to both applaud the year round efforts of volunteers in our community, as well as to learn more about volunteering opportunities on campus and in the Atlanta area.

TEDx at Georgia Tech: TEDx at Georgia Tech is an independently organized TEDx event held on campus.  It is run entirely by student volunteers with the goal of showcasing ideas from the community that can inspire change at Georgia Tech and beyond.  They will host speakers and panels that will discuss topics like alternative energy, public radio, refugee aid, pollination and bee populations, and the entrepreneurial lifestyle.

Moon Festival: Hosted by the Vietnamese Student Association, the Moon Festival is a celebration of Southeast Asian culture.  It will feature food, games, dance performances, fashion shows, a traditional lion dance.  It is free for students and is the primary cultural showcase for the Southeast Asian Student Association.  

Homecoming Carnival: As a part of the Homecoming festivities, the Student Center Programs Council will be hosting a carnival during the week leading up to the game.  The goal of the carnival is to engage Georgia Tech students from every corner of campus as they come together to express school spirit.  It will be free to all students and have food, games, rides, and music.