March 29
Faculty Senate Meeting.

April 2
Scholars' Day.

April 2
Doctoral regalia rental due for May 9 graduation ceremonies.

April 5

SRAP funding application deadline for 2019-20.
April 15
TAP application deadline for summer 2019.

April 18
PAR deadline for GAs, GRAs and GTAs 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 Apr. 1, the Center
for Business Excellence will offer
Travel Data Entry, ePAR and OneUSG Time adn Absence Approver 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 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. 

OneUWG Contest Annoucement
The OneUWG Benevolence Fund was established by Dr. Crafton in 2017 as a means of helping UWG employees in times of financial crisis. So far the fund has distributed $3,500 to seven of our fellow faculty and staff members, with the majority of the requests being due to medical-related costs. 
To continue this work, UWG needs your help. The program needs a new name and it needs donations. Because so many are confusing OneUWG with the System-wide OneUSG initiative, and the employee assistance portion of the name with actual employee assistance program benefits, there will be a contest to rename it with a name that is brief, memorable and human. 
Ideas can be submitted online or by paper ballot by noon on April 19.
Live voting for the final selection will take place during the Spring General Faculty Meeting on April 26 and at the Best of the West event on April 30. Dr. Crafton will announce the winner at the end of the Best of the West event. The person who submits the winning name will receive some Wolf swag.
All UWG employees can contribute to the benevolence fund formerly known as OneUWG to help colleagues in crisis. Please consider making a one-time donation or setting up an ongoing payroll deduction. For your convenience, a donation button has been added to the benevolence fund webpage that will go directly to the UWG Foundation with account information already populated. 

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. 

The Work West Bulletin

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