September 2017

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

Night Market: Night markets around the world are stunning displays of life, color, and energy that feature street food, art, music, and carnival games.  The Georgia Tech International Ambassadors is hosting a Night Market to celebrate culture from around the world.  There will be vendors selling products for charity, performers, as well as food and drink from all over the world.

Innovative Art and Technology Program: This program, premiering this Fall, will feature ten Georgia Tech students as a pilot program to combine the arts with technology.  Serving as the pilot for an Innovative Arts and Technology program that will offer an interdisciplinary degree that allows students to create innovations in art forms.  

SGA Week: SGA week provides Georgia Tech students an opportunity to meet their SGA representatives and learn about everything the SGA has to offer.  Each day of the week centers around different events like guest speaker panels, trivia, giveaways, and more.  The week concludes with a town hall meeting featuring the Dean of Students and President of the University.

FreshGA Fall Retreat: FreShGA is an organization that operates with the intent to develop leaders with integrity, work ethic, and confidence. The organization does this by showing first-year members how they become leaders on Georgia Tech’s campus, particularly within the purview of SGA.  The FreShGA retreat, held at the Rock Eagle 4-H center in Eatonon, GA, is crucial in creating and promoting the initial bonds made between the first-year members and FreShGA advisors so that they can prepare for the leadership roles they will be filling.

Georgia Tech Integrity Series: The Georgia Tech Honor Advisory Council, collaborating with the Office of Student Integrity, is working to create a proactive environment around student integrity.  This includes hosting workshops, guest speakers, and educational experiences that will help students navigate the difficult ethical decisions that they will face both in school and beyond.  Their goal is to not only decrease the number of academic integrity violations, but to also to provide one more way for Georgia Tech students to be excellent global citizens as they move out into the world.