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Students welcomed back with SGA opportunities

Bree Messenger
Snowman in a top hat with a gavel in their hand while it is snowing

SGA hosted their first meeting of the 2024 Spring semester on Friday, Jan. 19, via Microsoft Teams. This meeting was an introduction on new and returning student clubs and organization activities.

To kickoff student engagement for the semester, club roundups will take place from Jan. 22 to Jan. 23 on the Floyd, Marietta and Paulding campuses. Cartersville will run through today, Jan. 25th.

Club Round-Up events occur at the start of each fall and spring semester at all locations, providing students with the chance to discover more about the various groups available.

In addition, preview day was held on Wednesday Jan. 24 on the Floyd and Cartersville campus for current students. This was similar to the club roundup event, as students had the opportunity to attend and gather information on various student engagement opportunities.

A few new clubs have been introduced to students such as Rotaract, Young Democrats and College Conservatives. Leaders are encouraging students to join and participate in these developing clubs.

Students who are interested in running for SGA president should be on the lookout, as applications open on Feb. 1. SGA leaders will review applications and conduct interviews, leading up to the current SGA president’s end of term, which will be July 1.

Students can go to the SGA Elections page to learn more about who is running and vote.

On Feb. 22, the Art Club will host a ‘Talk with the Artist’ event at 5 p.m. on the Cartersville campus. The guest speaker will be veteran artist Bill Rembert.

The Psychology Club will host a student led conference on April 12. This conference will showcase student academic talents in research related to the field of psychology.

To be considered for this conference, students must submit a proposal of research from one of their social sciences classes (History, Criminal Justice, Sociology, etc.) and relate it to the field of psychology. This must be submitted by March 22.

Club leaders will review all submitted proposals and vote on March 27 of selected participants. An email will be sent to those selected to display their work at the conference.

Although the semester has just begun, students have numerous opportunities to get involved and present their academic and extracurricular talents.

More information about student engagement can be found here.

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Savannah Pollocks
Savannah Pollocks, News Editor
Savannah Pollocks, a new Lead Editor to the Six Mile Post, is currently 21 years old and resides in South Atlanta. She currently holds the position of a program assistant within the county's recreation department while also being in her third semester at GHC as a Journalism major. After Georgia Highlands, Savannah plans to transfer to Georgia State University to further her studies in Journalism with the goal of becoming an investigative journalist. She hopes that the people she encounters and the wisdom she gains from her work and educational experiences will equip her for that journey. Savannah enjoys reading, traveling, shopping and spending time with her close family and friends. She is also a history buff and loves to learn and talk about anything historical-related, whether it’s politics, entertainment, sports, religion etc. She hopes that her time and service on the Six Mile Post can not only help her in her personal and professional development but also benefit anyone who may happen to read and connect with something she writes.
Bree Messenger
Bree Messenger, Staff Artist
As a graphic artist, Bree helps provide visuals to fit each article. She is attentive to detail and can be creative when it comes to ideas and artwork. She is an artist at heart and will constantly think of solutions to best fit the puzzle.

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