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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Headlines

• Updated NOTARY List
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Career Services Welcomes CH Robinson Company Information Session
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Essential Communication in the Workplace Course
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Today's Happy Hour Bookstore Sale
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Regalia at the Bookstore
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Wolf Wellness Needs Former Tobacco Users
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Council on Undergraduate Research Membership
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Yoga Festival
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Budget Report Training
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ADP Manager Training
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Online Departmental Training

Announcements:

• There is a request for an updated on campus NOTARY list. If you are a NOTARY on campus please send your name, building name and room number to Greta Kirby. If you sent your information last week, you do not have to resubmit it.

• Faculty and Staff, please encourage your students to attend the CH Robinson Company Informaiton Session, Wednesday, September 16, 5-6 p.m., Miller Hall Room 2202. CH Robinson is a global provider of multimodal transportation and produce services, headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN and operates through a network of more than 10,000 employees in more than 230 offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, and the Middle East. They are the largest third party logistics (3PL) company in North America, and their services extend to more than 35,000 customers globally, ranging from other Fortune 500 companies to small businesses in a variety of industries.

• Continuing Education is offering the Essential Communication in the Workplace course with Instructor Dr. Susan Hall on Thursday, September 18 in Carrollton. Continuing Education will process internal transfers for UWG Faculty/Staff registrations with supervisor approval and account chart string. Register online or phone Continuing Education at 678-839-6611.

11 a.m. to noon, ALL short sleeve T-shirts are 20% OFF at your UWG Bookstore. Stock up on your Wolves wear!

• The UWG Bookstore has undergraduate and master/specialist gowns in stock as well as square hats, tassels, and hoods for those Faculty or Staff that may need to purchase them for Friday's Investiture Ceremony.

• Are you a former tobacco user? Wolf Wellness is seeking faculty and staff that are former tobacco users that are interested in being trained to teach tobacco cessation classes from time to time. If you're interested, please email wellness@westga.edu.

• FREE membership for Faculty, Staff, and Students! Over the summer the University of West Georgia became an enhanced member of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). This allows all UWG faculty, staff, and students access to a free membership. Please see the UWG CUR membership announcement for more information.

Events:

• It's back! Grab your mat and get ready to stretch at the Third Annual Yoga & Healing Arts Festival this Saturday, September 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the AMP. All levels are welcome. For more information contact Regina Mailloux

Training:

• Budget Report training will be held on September 23 at 9 a.m. in Row Hall 319. This course provides budget managers and departmental assistants with instruction on using PeopleSoft Financials to run a variety of budget reports. These reports can be used for reconciling departmental budgets. Pre-registration and completion of a Security Request Form is required prior to training. Visit the University Meetings and Trainings tab on the Events Calendar to register.

• ADP Manager Training will be held on September 23 at 2 p.m. in Row Hall room 319. This course is for both bi-weekly and monthly employees (faculty and staff) who supervise and approve another employee's (full-time, student, casual labor, etc.) timecard. This course will instruct participants on how to enter their own hours worked or exception time into the ADP eTime system. It will also provide instruction on how to approve another employee's timecard. Participants of this course should be the supervisor of at least one other employee. Visit the University Meetings and Trainings tab on the Events Calendar to register.

• Schedule a group training for your department today! Individualized to meet your your department needs, choose from anyone of the following topics:
-Getting to Know Desire2Learn
-Course Administration/Course Builder
-Dropbox
-Discussion Boards
-Quizzes
-Virtual Classrooms
-Google Apps
-Other (What other instructional feature do you want to learn more about!)

Contact our offices at online@westga.edu or call the Faculty Development Center 678-839-5289 to schedule a training today.