The Week Ahead: April 17–23
As the end of the term approaches, don’t miss out on the final events of the semester.
Get inspired by Ideas 2 Serve final projects, learn how to manage money during a personal finance workshop, or enjoy live music at the High Museum of Art Atlanta.
Monday, April 17
- What: Movie Screening: Brave Miss World
- When: 6–8 p.m.
- Where: Student Center Theater
Join the Tech Counseling Center and the Student Diversity Programs in a Diversity Film Fest screening of Brave Miss World. This documentary covers the story of Miss Israel 1998, Linor Abargil. Abargil was held captive and raped just before winning the Miss World title. After being crowned, she vowed to use her platform to prevent sexual assault. Attend to learn more about Abargil and her work to help survivors of rape and end future incidents.
Tuesday, April 18
- What: Rules of the Road: Managing Personal Finances for Graduate Students
- When: 3–4 p.m.
- Where: Peachtree Room, Student Center
Graduate students interested in planning for their futures and building wealth while in school should attend this workshop presented by the Graduate Studies. Financial advisor Jeanene Fowler will teach fundamental concepts of investing and potential strategies for building wealth. Students should bring questions for this financial literacy session. Reserve a seat here. Refreshments will be provided.
Wednesday, April 19
- What: Ideas 2 Serve Final Poster Showcase
- When: 6–8:30 p.m.
- Where: Scheller College of Business Atrium
All students are invited to attend the Ideas 2 Serve Finals Poster Showcase. The Ideas 2 Serve Competition is for current Tech students and recent alumni who have early stage service ideas or venture concepts that are geared to creating a better world. Finalists will pitch their plan and answer questions regarding their idea or product. Come to enjoy free King of Pops and see how fellow Yellow Jackets plan to change the world. Register to attend here.
Thursday, April 20
- What: Another Opportunity for Success: Prep for Finals Workshop
- When: 11 a.m. – Noon
- Where: Room 423, Clough Commons
Finals are approaching, and students might feel the need to recollect themselves and develop strategies to prepare for exams. This workshop will cover various study techniques and help students perform their best on finals. Register for the workshop here.
Friday, April 21
- What: Friday Jazz featuring Jason Collier
- When: 6–10 p.m.
- Where: High Museum of Art Atlanta
- On the third Friday of every month, the High features live jazz concerts with various styles of jazz music. Concerts are free with museum admission and refreshments are available. Purchase museum tickets here.
Saturday, April 22
- What: Earth Day
- When: All Day
- Where: Anywhere!
While Georgia Tech will hold its Earth Day celebration on April 21, but students can continue the party by honoring the worldwide event on April 22. The 2017 Earth Day campaign is environmental and climate literacy. Join the movement by reducing your ecological footprint, using less disposable plastic, or educating yourself on environmental issues.
Sunday, April 23
- What: Music for Social Justice and the Human Condition Concert
- When: 3–5 p.m.
- Where: Ferst Center for the Arts
The Georgia Tech choirs and guest artist Jane Sapp will present a concert titled Music for Humanity. Artist-in-Residence Jane Sapp, a nationally known cultural worker, artist, educator, and pioneer in music that integrates social justice and peace building, will join the choirs for this celebration of "Music for Social and Environmental Justice." The event is sponsored in partnership with the Georgia Tech School of Music. Admission is free.