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The 2016  OMED Tower Awards will be held on April 7, 2016 at the Georgia Tech Hotel.  The Tower Awards is an annual celebration of academic excellence.

You are back at Tech after your first semester of long nights, sleepless hours & infinite amount of coffee. But hey, YOU made it! We all know Tech can be hard, but you are part of Georgia Tech because someone, somewhere saw something special about you and believed in you. Your path to this 4+ year experience may be blurry but with a little motiviation you'll see that all those long nights, sleeples hours and infinite amount of coffee, will make it all worth it. 

Come join us for OMED's monthly workshop "WHAT'S YOUR VISION" to hear about past students and their experience through Georgia Tech and other surprises! As always, FREE FOOD will be provided. 


Don't miss the last EDGE event of the semester!
What: OMED's Breakfast and Battle of the Majors
When: Tuesday November 17th
Time: 6:00 pm
Where: Student Success Center



For more information visit the FOCUS website


Visit the OMED E-Blast for personal and professional development opportunities



Management Leadership for Tomorrow
MLT is the premier career developments institution that equips African-Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans with skills needed to unlock their potential.
Find out more information here.

“From Learning Analytics, and Materials to Entrepreneurship and Leadership” 

Are you interested in becoming the next data scientist of tomorrow?  Do you have an interest in developing new technologies that can move society forward?  I am currently recruiting PhD students for our NSF funded program called “From Learning Analytics, and Materials to Entrepreneurship and Leadership” (FLAMEL) to our next cohort that will begin in Fall 2016. 

  • US citizens and permanent residents who are applying for (or already accepted) PhD programs at Georgia Tech are eligible to apply. FLAMEL is a two-year program, and accepted students will receive a stipend of $30,000 each year, plus tuition. 
  • We will be hosting our annual workshop Monday, December 14(9am-4pm) at the Technology Square Research Building (TSRB) auditorium.  I would like to invite you to attend the workshop (lunch included) to hear about the research opportunities, and see first-hand what our faculty and students are working on.  To register, please go to 
Coca-Cola Fellowship
First Gen students can receive up to $8000 for study abroad, internship abroad, and other activities.  The first deadline is Nov. 20.  All of the information is here: 
Blackrock Founders Scholarship 
A scholarship program for undergraduate students who identify as Black, Hispanic, Native American, LGBT, or disabled and have demonstrated leadership in creating and sustaining diverse, inclusive communities. Win a merit award of $12,500 and gain hands-on experience with a BlackRock internship. Apply here by November 20th

Social Justice Training For Students
Friday - November 20, 2015, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Clough 125
Students are critical in building an inclusive community on campus. This highly interactive and engaging training will expand participant's skills regarding the concept and ideal of social justice. The goals of the program are as follows:

\Participants will:

  • Understand what social justice means for our campus and why Georgia Tech is committed to developing an inclusive campus environment for all staff and students
  • Engage in authentic conversations about the dynamics of difference on campus
  • Recognize the breadth of diversity on campus and explore their own social group memberships
  • Discuss the common campus dynamics for members of marginalized groups and privileged groups
  • Deepen awareness of the types of non-inclusive situations that occur on campus
  • Explore current practices, programs and policies that create inclusion, and begin to discuss ways to create greater social justice through our respective responsibilities
  • Understand the role and responsibility of all staff members to create culturally competent programs and services that support the success of all community members

Please use the following link to register:

The 2016 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing

Will be held in Austin TX on September 14-17, 2016. 
Poster Session: We encourage you to participate in the technical poster session that will provide you with an opportunity to present your latest research results and methodologies to a wide conference audience and to network with peers and experts in your research area. Posters are appropriate for work in progress, preliminary results, and late-breaking research results.  Link for Participation
Tapia 2016 Call for Participation is open. Submission are due by Monday, November 23, 2015.

 Travel Scholarship: The Tapia Conference provides scholarships for students (undergraduate/graduate), post-docs and a limited number for faculty. Scholarships include conference registration, meals during the conference, hotel accommodations, and a reimbursable travel stipend. 
Tapia 2016 Scholarship Application site is open. Application deadline is Monday, February 22, 2016

For more information about the 2016 Tapia conference, please visit the webpage:

Google BOLD Internship and Immersion Programs
Google is proud to offer the Building Opportunities for Leadership & Development (BOLD) Intern Program. This program is designed to provide exposure into the technology industry for students who are historically  under-represented in this field. Google invites you to come join us for a unique summer experience, including an 11-week paid internship, personal and professional development programming, executive speakers, mentoring, and community-building. Apply here  

BOLD Immersion - The Building Opportunities for Leadership and Development (BOLD) Immersion program gives students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a culture where great minds, cutting–edge technology and smart business intersect to make a difference—each and every day. Apply here 

Employer Information Sessions: Click on this link to view upcoming events.


MLK Student Celebration

  • Shine Your Light on Human and Civil Rights:Open Mic Night. Come join us at kickoff of this year's MLK Student Celebration! Do you have a passion for Civil and Human Rights? We want you to show us your passion through poetry, spoken word, visual art, or musical performance. Come share a song, recite a poem, or read and interpret the works of Civil Rights leaders in order to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr! There will be an art exhibition and performances, so come on down to share your work and/or view others! Contact Barry Johnson-Smith for more information.
  • If you or anyone you know is interested in applying to be an MLK Student Speaker for the sixth annual MLK Student Celebration, it is truly an honor and privilege to be selected as a speaker. Last year's participants received a $200 book award from BuzzFunds. We are looking for energetic speakers that embody this year's theme which is From Civil Rights to Human Rights: The Courage to Lead

Click here to apply! If you are interested in serving on an MLK Student Committee, please email Milton James at
The MLK Student Celebration Facebook 

Tech Rec presents: Board Game Night
Free! Don't be bored! Come out to Tech Rec for Board Game Night. Board games include: Settlers of Catan, Cards Against Humanity, Chess, Scrabble and more! You will also have a chance to win raffle prizes!

Paper & Clay presents: Advanced Sewing Workshop
If you already know the basics of sewing but want to learn how to do your own alterations for your clothing, bring that pair of pants that needs hemmed and learn how to do alterations with Joan Saunders. Joan will have two session class where she’ll teach you how to do your own alterations and save money on having your clothing altered or tailored by a professional. The classes will be held November 7 and November 14 from 1-3 pm in Paper & Clay. Register for the class by e-mailing us at to reserve your spot before they fill up.

SCPC Options presents: Learn to make Sushi!
Always wanted to learn how to make Sushi? Well now's your chance! SCPC and Far East Fusion are teaming up for Learn to Make Sushi! Normally these classes run for $80, but we're offering for only $30! You'll get $20 worth of sushi, sushi making utensils, and an hour and a half of instruction! This event will be on November 17th. Register here for one of two classes, one starting at 4:30 PM and the other starting at 6 PM! There will be chance to win an $80 sushi making kit in each class!

SCPC Arts presents: Fall Take-a-Prof!
SCPC's semesterly tradition is here! Invite and treat your professor or TA to a delicious fall brunch and chat beyond the classroom. This is a great opportunity for you to get to know more about your professors & their careers and network with those in your field of study. Take-a-Prof will be on Thursday, Nov. 19 from 11am to 1pm in the Student Center Ballroom. Tickets are just $4/person, which includes a full meal (make sure to buy one for your professor as well!). More than one student may take the same professor to Take-a-Prof as long as the tickets are ordered on the same Buzzcard (max. of 4 tickets per Buzzcard) and enter the venue together. The person who ordered the tickets *must* bring their Buzzcard to the event. Tickets are available on

SCPC Movies presents: Straight outta Compton
Join SCPC for our last movie of the semester as the group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood. Taking us back to where it all began, Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how these cultural rebels-armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent-stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world's most dangerous group, N.W.A. SCPC wants to invite you to watch this exciting movie with us in the Student Center Theater on November 20th and 21st for $2 cash or buzzcard. Showtimes are 6:30 and 10PM both nights. Free popcorn will be provided.

Georgia Tech Student Ambassadors are excited to announce our Spring 2016 Recruitment!  
If you love Georgia Tech and are interested in hosting campus tours, attending prominent GT events, and networking with distinguished alumni and special guests of the Institute, GT Ambassadors might be the perfect organization for you! Ambassadors serve the Alumni Association and the Institute as liaisons between the student body and Institute alumni, faculty, staff and guests.  To be eligible to apply for membership, students must have the following qualifications:

• Applicants must have completed at least two full semesters (Fall/Spring Semesters) as a full time student.
• Applicants must be in good academic and judicial standing with the Institute.
• Applicants must be undergraduates who have two remaining semesters at Georgia Tech.