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The Georgia College Women's Center recently received word that the nearly $300,000 Department of Justice grant funding for Project BRAVE was renewed for another three years. Aimed at increasing knowledge surrounding power-based interpersonal violence and prevention through bystander intervention education, the Be BRAVE: Step Up training and other courses are offered monthly or on an as requested basis for student organizations and departments.

"How could I not go” was the question posed by Jordan Bracewell, a junior and rhetoric major and political science minor who just arrived at the Regent’s Park College at the University of Oxford in England to study this semester.

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Sep 30 2016 - 2:40pm   mark.meeks@gcsu.edu

All agencies have employee turnover. So, each year you have employees who are not familiar with Driver Expectations and the Pitfalls of the State’s Auto Coverage.

This year, Materials Management has teamed with DOAS Office of Fleet Management to get the word directly to the end-user, your drivers. C.G. Lawrence with the state’s Fleet Management Division will be presenting a Safety and Coverage training on Monday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m.-noon in Peabody Auditorium. All drivers, (occasional or daily) along with supervisors, anyone involved with vehicles or anyone who drives on state business should attend this training. Questions like the ones below will be answered at this training:

  • Am I covered when I stop for lunch?
  • How about in a rental?
  • Can my spouse go with me to a conference?
  • What must I do if I get a Report My Driving call?
  • What accidents need to be reported?
  • Can my driving privileges be revoked?
  • What are the latest Safety Tips?
  • How’s my agency doing?

Thousands of drivers have attended over the past few years and left with a clear understanding of the state’s auto and liability coverage. C.G will provide a comprehensive driver safety refresher and insight into the Revised Fleet Manual, OPB Policy 10 and the use of state vehicles.

Protect your drivers. Let them ask questions before some life changing event.

Hope to see you on Oct. 10.

Mark Meeks
Sr. Director of Materials Management and Central Services
478-445-4458
Sep 30 2016 - 2:13pm   kay.anderson@gcsu.edu

Fall midterm course feedback (i.e., midterm grades) for all Area A-E core courses is due by Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 9 a.m. Midterm course feedback may also be entered for all other courses.

Submission instructions were sent to all faculty via email. Please contact the Registrar's Office with questions or for additional information.

A. Kay Anderson
Registrar
478-445-6286
Sep 29 2016 - 8:15pm   maureen.horgan@gcsu.edu

All teaching faculty and staff are welcome to join the Innovative Course-building Group (IC-bG) for dinner at Amici’s Cafe at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The topic for this dinner is “Tackling Your Challenges." Instead of always relying on the things we do well in the classroom, let’s try to tackle our challenges together. Think about aspects of your teaching that you think could use some improvement, and we can try to help each other figure out ways to make those improvements.

The Innovative Course-Building Group (IC-bG) is a faculty-led, grass-roots social network for learning that supports teaching faculty and staff across disciplines. 

For more information, please contact:

Kasey Karen at kasey.karen@gcsu.edu or Allison VandeVoort at allison.vandevoort@gcsu.edu

Please see our Wordpress blog page where you can follow us, sign up for blog updates or just get more information about the group. https://icbg.wordpress.com

Keep an eye out for upcoming event announcements. We would love to have you join us.

Maureen Horgan
Music Faculty
478-445-7319
Sep 29 2016 - 4:35pm   kate.phillips@gcsu.edu

Dr. Owen Lovell, new assistant professor of music, will give his debut piano recital Oct. 6 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in the Max Noah Recital Hall. The 60-minute program will feature diverse pieces written in the same period and style but opposite in character and mood. Lovell is a critically-acclaimed soloist and chamber musician, who released tracks with rock musician Kip Winger (2008, Frontiers records) and award–winning composer Randall Bauer (2016, Albany Records). Lovell has collaborated with many prize-winning composers like Lowell Liebermann and Michael Torke. He has performed in 15 states, Canada, Mexico and the Netherlands.

Concerts are free, but a $5 donation is encouraged to benefit music scholarships or the music department through the GCSU Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Owen Lovell, piano
Kate Phillips
Office Assistant: Music Department
478-445-8289
Sep 29 2016 - 1:45pm   alan.weston@gcsu.edu

Georgia College has won the school’s first Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Student-Athlete Committee (SAAC) Challenge Award. This award is presented annually to the one PBC institution whose SAAC displays overall best commitment to academics, sportsmanship and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Points are tallied throughout the academic year in six categories: attendance at conference-wide SAAC meetings, community service which includes engagement and the dollar amount of funds raised for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, number of PBC Elite 15 Award winners at the institution, percentage of PBC Presidential Honor roll students and points earned towards the PBC Team Sportsmanship Awards.

“I’m very proud of our student-athletes and our members of SAAC,” said head volleyball coach and SACC advisor Gretchen Krumdieck. “They have worked very hard in the classroom, on the court and field, and in our community. They have done some extraordinary things and have a lot more planned for this year!”

Georgia College athletics had a record-breaking 136 student-athletes receive the PBC Presidential Honor Roll for the 2015-16 academic year. Ally Barys (Ladera Ranch, California) of the 2015-16 soccer team was among these scholars and also received the PBC Elite 15 award alongside Evyn Smith (Long Island, New York) of the men’s basketball team.

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams received the PBC Team Sportsmanship Awards to add to the points which helped to place Georgia College at the top to claim the Challenge Award.

The Georgia College SAAC looks forward to continuing to promote student-athlete success in academics, sportsmanship, and community engagement for the 2016-2017 school year.

Al Weston
Assistant Athletic Director, Communications
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Sep 29 2016 - 1:00pm   jennifer.flory@gcsu.edu

We have 75 students coming to the 11th Annual High School Choral Day Friday, Sept. 30. There are groups from Eastside High School (Covington), Lamar County Comprehensive School, Gatewood School and Upson-Lee High School. Please join us for the culminating concert at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 330 S Liberty St, Milledgeville, GA 31061. For more information about the event, click here

Dr. Jennifer Flory
Professor of Music
478-445-4839
Sep 29 2016 - 12:07pm   taylor.roeck@bobcats.gcsu.edu

The Career Center is hosting the Fall Career and Internship Expo on Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Magnolia Ballroom. Nearly 40 employers will be on campus looking to hire GC students for full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities. Please encourage your students to attend. Students need to bring copies of their resume and dress professionally.  

Dwayne Peterson
Assistant Director of Career Development
478-445-5384
Sep 29 2016 - 12:04pm   taylor.roeck@bobcats.gcsu.edu

Searching for an internship or job? The Career Center is hosting the Fall Career and Internship Expo on Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Magnolia Ballroom. Nearly 40 employers will be on campus looking to hire GC students for full-time, part-time and internship opportunities. Start now to secure your summer internship or job after graduation. Bring copies of your resume and dress professionally. 

Dwayne Peterson
Assistant Director of Career Development
478-445-5384
Sep 29 2016 - 11:21am   michael.baker@gcsu.edu

Georgia College is committed to assisting all members of the GC community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety compliance document is available in a PDF document or on the Public Safety website at http://www.gcsu.edu/publicsafety/campus-crime-information.

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the report, you can request a copy by emailing publicsafety@gcsu.edu.

The website and booklet contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. It also contains statistics for the three previous calendar years reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Georgia College and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

The dissemination and availability of this information is required by law and is provided by the Georgia College Department of Public Safety.

Public Safety
478-445-4054
Sep 29 2016 - 10:56am   kierra.brown@bobcats.gcsu.edu

On Oct. 19 and 20, Georgia College will celebrate Campus Sustainability and Food Day as a way to recognize and celebrate our local and national sustainability efforts. On Oct. 19, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., come join us at the A&S fountain to engage with campus and community organizations as they showcase their sustainability, health and food-stability initiatives. On Oct. 20, we will have Amy Johnson, from the Ethical Choices Program, discuss the environment and modern agriculture at 5:30 p.m. in the Peabody Auditorium, with a reception to follow. We hope that you will join us at our events.

Follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/GCgogreen/), Twitter (@GC_Go_Green), and Instagram (gc_go_green) throughout October to stay informed about our contests and events. More information can be found at http://campussustainabilityday.org/ and http://www.foodday.org/campuses .

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