A Spark in the Dark: Education Major Helps At-Risk Youth
Read the full story here.
November 14
Super Skills Series: Accessibility,
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Details and registration here.

November 15
Super Skills Series: Accessibility,
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Details and registration here.

November 20
Thanksgiving Break, through 11/ 24. No classes, offices closed 11/23-24.

All events should be submitted to the official university Events Calendar.
Mark your calendars for the next LDI dates:
  • Friday, November 17, 2017
  • Friday, February 16, 2018
  • Friday, May 18, 2018
During the week of November 27, the Center for Business Excellence will offer ADP Manager, Department Approver, Account Reconciliation, Budget Report and Revenue Budget training. Please log into DevelopWest to register.
Refresher Training
All employees hired prior to January 1, 2017, are required to take part in annual refresher training. Completion is due November 22. The training requirement includes vehicle refresher, risk management refresher, information security awareness and sexual misconduct. Log in to DevelopWest to access all training. Instructions can be found here.

PeopleSoft Maintenance Upgrade
Due to the upcoming PeopleSoft system maintenance upgrade, all travel and expense reimbursements and purchasing requisitions should be fully approved by all department approvers by noon on Wednesday, November 22. If not completed by this date, reimbursements and requisitions should not be submitted until after December 4. Any expense reports that are not able to be reimbursed by travel services will be sent back electronically on November 30. All reimbursements and requisitions/purchase orders may be resubmitted on or after December 4, when the maintenance is completed. Any purchasing requisitions not completed will be deleted and will need to be re-entered by the department.

HR Promotions
The Office of Human Resources is pleased to announce the promotions of Denise Fowler and Denise Colquitt. Denise Fowler has been promoted to the position of organizational development manager. Denise Colquitt has been promoted to the position of payroll manager. Both will continue to support their prior roles as we work to fill the newly opened positions.

WOLF Tanner ReadER Drive
The WOLF Internet Radio is in the final weeks of its fall children's book drive benefiting the Tanner ReadER program. The Tanner ReadER program is designed to give a book to every child who visits Tanner Medical's Villa Rica or Carrollton emergency rooms. This helps make a child's ER experience more positive and curb the nearly 17 percent illiteracy rate in Georgia. Please consider donating a book by December 1 in the donation box outside The WOLF Office–G7 on the ground floor of Anthropology or the Z6 Dining Hall.

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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