It's Spring Break at UWG!

March 18
Farewell reception honoring Dr. Scot Lingrell, Campus Center Ballroom 108.2, 2-4 p.m.

March 20
Engage West! Staff Edition.

March 29
Faculty Senate Meeting.

April 2
Scholars' Day.
April 5
SRAP funding application deadline for 2019-20.

April 15
TAP application deadline for summer 2019.

May 29
Second Annual Administrative Professionals Conference, UWG Newnan. 

All events should be submitted to the official university Events Calendar. Click here for the faculty/staff calendar.
During the week of Mar. 25, the Center
for Business Excellence will offer
Department Approver and Account Reconciliation training. To register for a particular training, please log in to DevelopWest and click on Instructor-Led Training Sessions on the home page and search for the training in which you wish to enroll.
The UWG Counseling Center staff is pleased to present the training session "How to Save a Life: Suicide Prevention," Tuesday, March 19, 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom 108.4. During this class, two members of the UWG Counseling Center staff will present a suicide prevention method known as QPR, which stands for Question, Persuade and Refer–the three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Register in DevelopWest and click on Instructor-Led Training.
The UWG Institutional Policy Committee has completed its draft on UWG Policy 8.5 Legal and Regulatory Compliance. It can be accessed on the Policies for Comment webpage. After reviewing the document, comments can be sent to through Mar. 27. 
Construction activities for the new fiber installation will occur between the Bonner House and Gunn Hall on Mar. 18. Front Campus Drive will be partially blocked with construction vehicles. Pedestrian traffic on sidewalks could be slightly inconvenienced. The area around Callaway and under Back Campus Drive to East Commons will begin on Monday afternoon. Please pay attention to flagmen and signage in the affected areas.
Dr. Robert Claxton, retired history professor, passed away on March 13, 2019. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Social Media Workshops
During the spring UWG social media workshops, best practices, accessibility, university social media policies and updates will be discussed. For more information on the social media policy, visit the social media webpage. Student workers, graduate assistants or any other students who assist with social media should be encouraged to attend the workshop. If you have any questions, feel free to email Melanie Fan. Click here to register for a workshop. 

Travel Services Forum
Faculty and staff are welcome to attend a Travel Services Forum on Friday, Mar. 29, at 1:30 p.m. in the nursing building, lecture hall 106.  The UWG Travel Services Team will be on hand to answer questions and provide information concerning recent updates and changes in travel. 

Purchasing Forum
Purchasing will host a spring forum on Apr. 5, in the Campus Center Ballroom from 
10-11:30 a.m. Both new and experienced employees are encouraged to attend. 


UWG wants to gauge students' experiences in college–both inside and outside the
classroom–as well as faculty practices linked with high levels of learning and
development using the NSSE and FSSE. The National Survey of Student Engagement
(NSSE) went out to first-year and senior students via campus email on Feb. 14 and will be
open until mid-May. The Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) begins March
26 and runs through May 9. If you have questions, please contact Amanda Thomas
or call 678-839-6449.

The Work West Bulletin

The Work West Bulletin provides 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 is published weekly on Monday to all faculty and staff.

Items can be submitted to the bulletin via email: 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. 

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