UWG experiences the
Great American Eclipse

Photo courtesy of Steven Broome, associate director for visual services.
August 29
State of the University Town Hall Meeting, Campus Center Ballroom,
3 p.m.

August 31
Budget Services will have limited access to email and phones due to office reorganization.

September 1

Nomination deadline for Best of the West.

September 8
Stanley Safety and Security Summit, Coliseum, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Register here.
September 9
Stanley Security Tailgating event featuring Nascar, University Stadium.

September 23
UWG Homecoming: All Fired Up! Check here for all events.

October 5

Engage West! Staff Edition, 10 a.m.-
3 p.m.

October 19
35th Annual A Day for the Annual Fund.


All events should be submitted to the official university Events Calendar.

The UWG Policy Committee has completed its draft on the following policies for the institution, and they can be accessed on the Policies for Comment webpage.

UWG Policy 3.1 Admissions

UWG Policy 3.2 Student Services

UWG Policy 3.3 Financial Aid

UWG Policy 3.4 Registrar

UWG Policy 3.5 International Student Admissions and Programs

UWG Policy 3.6 Student Housing Management

UWG Policy 6.5 Employee Benefits

UWG Policy 9.10 Environmental Management and Compliance

Once you have reviewed the documents, you may send an email to uwgpolicy@westga.edu with your comments. The comment period is scheduled through September 11, 2017.

Mark your calendars for the next LDI dates:
  • Friday, November 17, 2017
  • Friday, February 16, 2018
  • Friday, May 18, 2018
During the week of September 4, the Center for Business Excellence will offer ePar, ADP Manager and Department Manager Training. Please log into DevelopWest to register.
In Other News...
A Day for the Annual Fund
In the past five years, over $600,000 has been contributed by members of the UWG faculty and staff to support scholarships, research and overall student success. It is with genuine appreciation that we say thank you for choosing to give back and support our students. Now is the time to make your gift to support our students. Your gift is tax-deductible, can be designated to your personal area of interest and will be put to work immediately to positively impact the lives of our students.Your donation can be made online or by calling Armani Hansell at 678-839-4117. To make your gift by cash or check, please email TJ Mills, and he will come to your office and pick up your gift.


Points of Pride

Points of Pride for June and July have been posted to the President's website.


Book Scholarship Award
Participating in TAP and have textbook expenses? Let the Staff Advisory Council help. Apply today and win a reimbursement for up to $50 - plus receive another $100 to use at the UWG Bookstore towards the purchase of textbooks. Click here for criteria and to apply. Applications will be accepted until August 28.

Professional Development Award
The Staff Advisory Council is taking applications for the Professional Development Award. The winners will receive reimbursement for up to $250 towards the cost of travel/registration. Click here for criteria and to apply. Applications will be accepted until September 1.

Newnan Shuttle

The Newnan shuttle service has extended hours this semester on Monday and Wednesday. For daily route times, please check the parking website.


The Work West Bulletin

The Work West Bulletin will provide you with the information you need to get through your work week. This bulletin is a visually interactive way to share important dates, deadlines, policy changes, and training information all in one place. The Work West Bulletin will be published weekly on Mondays to all faculty and staff.

Items can be submitted to the bulletin via email: report@westga.edu. Bulletin announcements (100 words or less) should be submitted by noon on Thursday before the following Monday's publishing date. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact UCM. We hope that you will find it helpful and informative. We look forward to continuing to improve how we share the great news of UWG with you.

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