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  • Shark Tank

    Tuesday, February 21st 2023 12:00 PM - Friday, March 31st 2023 11:45 PM

    Event Location: Health Promotion Dept.
    55 Carlton Street

    The Fontaine Center is excited to announce our first DawgTank series! We want to work with you and need your input. 

    Students and student organizations across campus will be given the opportunity to share their ideas and expand programs in one or more of the following content areas: (1) Alcohol and other drug prevention, (2) Interpersonal/dating violence prevention, (3) Nutrition, or (4) Healthy relationships and sexual health. 

    Chosen pitches will be eligible for funding to support their ideas! 

    How to apply and pitch to the Shark Tank

    1. Students/student organizations will submit an application by March 31th, 2023! 

    2. Once the initial application is approved, pitches will be scheduled for the week of April 7th. 

    Rubric for pitch evaluations can be found here!


    Questions? Need more info? Please e-mail:

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  • Backcountry Cooking Clinic

    Wednesday, March 22nd 2023
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Event Location: Ramsey Student Center

    Did you know that you can make pizza in the backcountry? Join UGA Outdoor Recreation as we go over basics of backcountry cooking. We'll show you how to use backcountry cooking equipment then we'll prepare several dishes to enjoy during the clinic. This clinic will be held outside, and each participant will have their own stove and cooking materials provided by the ORC.


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  • Dawgs Dealing with It *FYOS Approved!

    Thursday, March 23rd 2023
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Event Location: OnlineJoin Event

    This workshop is designed to discuss coping skills and how students can use them in everyday life to handle stress. Whether you are struggling with school, adjustment or another area of life, this is a space for you to discover ways to cope and make the most of your time at UGA. This workshop is led by two UGA students/interns at CAPS.

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  • "Let's Talk" at the SLC

    Thursday, March 23rd 2023
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Event Location: Science Learning Center (SLC), room 136

    Let’s Talk is a drop-in, individual service provided by CAPS clinicians, offering informal, confidential consultation.  It provides an opportunity to gain new insights and potential solutions to your problems, as well as information about campus and Athens area resources

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  • Heart Healthy Olympics

    Thursday, March 23rd 2023
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Event Location: Myers Quad
    1055 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA

    Celebrate National Nutrition Month with fun games and prizes! For the first time ever, the Peer Nutrition Educators are teaming up to host the Heart Healthy Olympics at UGA. Come to Myers Quad for lots of interactive activities and games that will teach you about nutrition and wellness. 

    Sponsors include: Classic City Cycling, M3 Yoga, Coca-Cola Student Dietetic Association, UGA Dining Services, UGA Recreational Sports, UGA Outdoor Recreation, UHC Fontaine Peer Educators, UHC Health Promotion, UHC Physical Therapy, and more!

    Individuals who participate in all competitive activities will be entered into an exclusive raffle!

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  • Sand Rock Climbing Overnight

    Saturday, March 25th 2023 9:00 AM - Sunday, March 26th 2023 5:00 PM

    Event Location: Departs from Ramsey Student Center

    Sand Rock is a beautiful craggy place on a bluff overlooking Lake Weiss in Alabama. We will be car camping and day hiking down trails to find the perfect climbs. Climbing routes range from challenging technical moves to smooth relaxed routes you can take your time on. At the top of each route you get to enjoy the best views north Alabama has to offer. Whether you are an experienced climber or first-timer, this is the trip for you!

    Transportation, fees, group gear (tents, stoves, water jugs, etc), and all food except when we are traveling in the van will be provided. You will be responsible for providing Personal Clothing, Toiletries, Bowl/Eating Utensil, Sleeping Bag, and Sleeping Pad. If you do not have your own gear you may rent these items from the Outdoor Rec Center.


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  • Heart of Athens: Oconee River Paddle

    Sunday, March 26th 2023
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Event Location: Departs from Ramsey Student Center

    Join us for a day of adventure on the Middle Oconee River! Learn the basics of paddling or brush up on your skills as we navigate the middle branch of the river that runs through Athens. All experience levels welcome. The ORC will provide all boating gear.


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  • Pride Center "Let's Talk"

    Tuesday, March 28th 2023
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Event Location: Pride Center; Memorial Hall 221

    Stop by the Pride Center for a free, individual, confidential consultation with a CAPS clinician on Tuesdays @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. 

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  • Nutrition Kitchen: $5 Cooking Class

    Tuesday, March 28th 2023
    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Event Location: University Health Center - Health Promotion Department
    55 Carlton Street, Athens, 30602

    Vegetarian Take Out: Spicy Tofu Green Beans and Egg Drop Soup (Vegetarian, Gluten-Free) 

    Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register.

    FYOS approved!

    $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students

    Upcoming classes & menus available online at

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  • Change Stress into Success: Anxiety Management Workshop *FYOS Approved!

    Wednesday, March 29th 2023
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Event Location: OnlineJoin Event

    Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress & anxiety. You will learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises, and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping. Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all.  This workshop is led by graduate students/interns at CAPS.

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