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Monday, July 27, 2015

Headlines

• UWG Awards First Doctorate in Nursing Education
• Vote for UWG in iModules  Sizzler 2015 Bracket Photo Challenge
• Library Reduced Hours
• Alumni Trip to Ireland
• Excel 2013 Training

Announcements:

• History was made at UWG’s summer graduation ceremony this past Saturday. The Tanner Health System School of Nursing saw its first graduate earning a Doctor of Education in nursing education walk across the stage.

The Ed.D. in nursing education online program admitted its first cohort of students in the fall of 2012. Now, after 60 semester hours and 12 dissertation credit hours, Jaime Carter is the first student to whom UWG will award an Ed.D. in nursing education.

Read more about Jaime and her achievements on Perspective Online.

• Thank you! With your help we won the Final Four round and beat Abilene Christian University in the iModules Sizzler 2015 Bracket Photo Challenge. iModules is the provider of our online alumni community, AlumniDEN.

We are now competing in the Championship Round against Western Kentucky University. This round’s theme is “School Spirit” and we have posted a photo that we would like you to share on your Facebook and/or Twitter account. Each share (through the use of the buttons below the photo) counts for one vote.

View and share the photo here.

View the bracket.

Voting (sharing) closes at the end of the day this Tuesday.

Show your school spirit and help us bring home the trophy with your votes. Thank you so much for your support!

• The library will be moving to reduced hours for the break between semesters from Sunday, July 26 to Friday, August 21.

The daily hours will be:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

We will resume normal 24/5 hours Saturday, August 22.

• UWG alumni and friends are invited to explore the vast beauty of Ireland April 19-28, 2016. Soak in the landscapes of rolling hills and feel the warmth of an Irish welcome. Visit Dublin, Waterford, Killarney and Limerick as this comprehensive tour introduces Ireland's natural beauty, rich history and most importantly, its hospitable culture.
Informational Sessions Offered:
August 10, 6:30 p.m. Irish Bred Pub, downtown Carrollton
August 12, 6:30 p.m. Meehan’s Public House, 200 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta

Training:

• Excel 2013 Instructor-Led Training at UWG Newnan. Excel 2013 Basic class on Friday July 31 and Excel 2013 Intermediate on Friday August 21. Classes meet from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Excel 2013 Basic is $89 per participant and Excel 2013 Intermediate is $99 per participant. Continuing Education will process internal transfers for UWG faculty/staff registrations for professional development courses/training with supervisor approval and account chart string or use your P-Card. View On-Site Courses or call 678-839-6612.