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Friday, September 19, 2014

Headlines

• PROBE Fair
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Continuing Education in Newnan
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Yoga Festival Tomorrow
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UWG Wind Ensemble
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Online Departmental Training

Announcements:

• The Undergraduate Admissions Office will again host the annual Carroll County PROBE Fair on Wednesday, September 24 from 9-11 a.m. in the UWG Coliseum. This event will welcome an average of 1,000 local high school juniors and seniors to our UWG campus to browse over 90 higher educational institutions in the UWG Coliseum. The PROBE Circuit runs throughout the state of Georgia from September-November and allows high school juniors and seniors the chance to learn about with a wide variety of post-secondary opportunities including the USG, Technical College System of Georgia, and out-of-state institutions. Parking may be affected on the morning of the 24, but all parking will be available directly following the event. For anyone in contact with high school juniors & seniors, please encourage them to attend (and visit the UWG table)! For any questions about this event, please contact Allyson Bretch in the Undergraduate Admissions Office or call 678)839-5600. Thanks in advance for your support of this important event for our local service area.

• Continuing Education is offering MS Excel 2010 Courses in Newnan. Excel Intermediate on Friday, September 26 and Excel Advanced on Friday October 24. 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. $109 per course. CE will process internal transfers for UWG Faculty/Staff registrations with supervisor approval and account chart string. Register online or call Continuing Education at 678-839-6611.

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.

• The fabulous Wind Ensemble, with Josh Byrd conducting, will perform at Carrollton High School on Monday, September 22 at 8:30 p.m. This event is open to the public, so please join us. Admission is free.

Training:

• 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.