UWG Daily Report
• Vending Service Survey
• CouseDen Going Down 12/19 for Upgrade
• President and CEO of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art to Speak Today
• Preview Day
• Health Professions Fair
• Leadership in the Wilderness
• PeopleSoft Approver Training
• Account Reconciliation Training
• Travel Expense Reports Training
• Auxiliary Services cares about the service they provide for you. Please take a few minutes to answer their annual vending survey and provide your valuable feedback regarding beverage and snack machines on campus. Your input will help them better understand your experiences and assist them in making improvements.
In preparation for Spring Semester 2014, CourseDen's Desire2Learn (D2L) will be upgraded to version 10.2. The upgrade will make D2L unavailable beginning some time on 12/19, with an expected return to service (for instructors only) by midnight on 12/26.
Students will be able to login and access a student orientation course by noon on Jan 2nd and their Spring 2014 courses by Jan 6th. For more information, click here.
E. Michael Whittington, president and CEO of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art and West Georgia alum (Anthropology, 1980) will return to campus to share the interdisciplinary journey that led him from West Georgia to his new position with the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Join us for his presentation and reception today at 2 pm, in Kathy Cashen Hall. (Sign-in cards will be available for student attendees.)
• On Sunday, October 27, the Office of Admissions will be hosting Preview Day. This is one of the University's signature events for prospective students and their families. The event will begin at noon and conclude at 4:30 pm. The day will include activities such as campus tours, residence hall tours, an academic and department fair, an organizational fair, and more (Please see schedule below).
Thank you again for your support and they look forward to another year of productive and successful Preview Days at UWG (Winter and Spring Preview days are January 26 and March 30 respectively) If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Allyson Bretch.
Fall 2013 Preview Day Schedule
11 am - Registration Opens in Coliseum and Lunch is Available for Guests in the Z6 (Prospective students receive meal vouchers, all other guests may eat at special Preview Day rate)
Noon - Doors Officially Open
Noon-1 pm Academic and Department Fair**
Upper Level: College of Education, College of Math and Science, School of Nursing
Lower Level: College of Arts and Humanities, College of Social Sciences, Richards College of Business, Other UWG Programs, Department and Organization Fair
** Bus tours also available during this time
1 pm Opening Session (President Marrero, Student Speaker, Financial Aid, Housing, Admissions Speakers)
2-4:30 pm Campus Visit Options and Info Sessions
2-5 pm Admissions Office Open for Decisions
5 pm Event Concludes
• The UWG chapter of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) and the College of Science and Mathematics pre-health advising (www.westga.edu/prehealth) are hosting a health professions fair and presentations on October 29, to provide students the opportunity to learn more about careers in health care. This event will feature admissions representatives from health professional programs from Georgia Regents University, Mercer University, Morehouse Medical School, Emory University, South University and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. The fair will be in the lobby of the TLC building from 4-5:30 pm. The presentations will be in the TLC lecture rooms from 5:30-7 pm.
Students and faculty will be able to interact with admission representatives from medical, dental, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy, public health, anesthesiology assistant and more programs.
This program is appropriate for any student considering a health-related career. Both events are free and open to the public.
For additional information please contact COSM Dean's office at 678-839-5190 or email Dr. Vickie Geisler.
• Faculty, please share this with your students. A sign-up list for Leadership in the Wilderness is now available in the Center for Student Involvement. On November 16, a group of 15-20 students will be taken to the Woodland Christian Camp and Retreat Center to participate in a ropes course from 2-5 pm. Transportation from campus will be provided to those who need it. There is no cost to UWG students. Students shouldn't miss out on this fun (and free) leadership activity and learn how to maximize teamwork and use their resources to accomplish various tasks.
• PeopleSoft Approver training will be held on October 30 at 9 am in Row Hall 319. This training is required of any approver or department manager who will be approving transactions electronically through the PeopleSoft system. This includes transactions for the Travel and Expense module and the eProcurement module. 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.
• Account Reconciliation training will be held on October 30 at 3 pm in Row Hall Room 319. This training session is for individuals who are responsible for reconciling departmental budgets and will instruct participants on the steps to the reconciliation process. Visit the University Meetings and Trainings tab on the Events Calendar to register.
• A training session for entering travel expense reports through the PeopleSoft Financials Travel and Expense module will be held on October 31 at 9 am in Row Hall room 319. Participants will receive instruction on registering for a PeopleSoft account and entering travel expense reports into the Travel and Expense module. This is an instructor led class. No data entry will be completed in class. Visit the University Meetings and Trainings tab on the Events Calendar to register.