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Sep 13 2019 - 2:21pm

Workplace Bullying is the first Civility Development Workshop of the semester. It will be held September 24 in the MSU Lounge at 12:30 p.m.

The workplace is a common site of interpersonal conflict. Some conflict is a natural outgrowth of interpersonal differences; other conflict is a result of repeated behavior meant to intimidate, degrade, or offend others. Workplace bullying creates feelings of defenselessness and robs individuals of their right to respect and dignity at work. This workshop will define bullying behavior, its causes and effects, and resources available to those who have experienced it.

Sponsored by the Office of Human Resources and the Office of Inclusive Excellence. To register, click here.

Jennifer Birch
Education Outreach and Training Coordinator
Sep 13 2019 - 1:24pm

Jazz Quartet to perform at Georgia College

A social event with round table seating, light hors d'oeuvres, and great jazz by the renowned Melvin Jones Quartet will be enjoyed by all. To purchase a $20 ticket, you can simply show up Saturday night or purchase ahead at or go the Marlor House, 201 N. Wayne St.  (478-452-3950). )

“Jazz at the Magnolia,” featuring the Melvin Jones Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, in Georgia College’s Magnolia Ballroom.

This dazzling array of jazz melodies is a community fundraiser with proceeds benefitting programming and music scholarships at Georgia College and quality art opportunities for Baldwin County residents through Allied Arts in Milledgeville.

“This is a wonderful opportunity to collaborate on a mutual project that benefits our students, Georgia College and the community at large,” said Dr. Don Parker, chair of Georgia College’s Music Department.

The Melvin Jones Quartet consists of Melvin Jones of Memphis, Tennessee; Tyrone Jackson of New Orleans, Louisiana; Larry Wilson of Jacksonville, Florida; and Craig Shaw of Atlanta, Georgia. Their backgrounds are a virtual Who’s Who of great jazz performers, from their teachers to musical partners throughout the years.

Jones’ first professional recording was in 1998, while enrolled at Morehouse College. He appeared on TLC’s triple platinum hit album, “Fanmail,” with its most-notable smash hit, “No Scrubs.” Jackson is the quintessential jazz piano player, who blends jazz, funk and Afro-Caribbean melodies. Wilson began his love affair with music at age 3—working the drums in church. He co-founded “The Cloud Music, LLC,” and has more than 40 albums. Shaw has played jazz with an impressive line-up of world-class musicians like Dizzy Gillespie and Kenny Garrett.

Concert songs will include classic jazz standards and selections from Jones’ album, “Pivot,” released in 2011 such as “Jug or Not,” “Inception” and the title cut, “Pivot.”

“Melvin’s music is original—representing a refreshing contemporary style that’s grounded in tradition of jazz,” Parker said.

Tickets are $20 per person and include refreshments. They can be purchased at; the Marlor House at 201 N. Wayne Street, Milledgeville; or at the door the evening of the event.

Please join us for this social event fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 21, 7:30 pm at Magnolia Ballroom!
Kate Phillips
Office Assistant: Music Department
Sep 13 2019 - 12:09pm

Our partners at MidSouth Federal Credit Union are presenting a new Money Management Workshop series for the Georgia College community.  

Join us Wednesday, September 18 at 4pm in the University Banquet Room (Maxwell Student Union) for a one-hour workshop on how to purchase a vehicle presented by the MidSouth pros.  

Cindy McClanahan
Director of Marketing and Communications, Auxiliary Servicest
Sep 13 2019 - 11:40am

Join us on Wednesday, September 18th at 5pm in A&S 345 for an information session about applying to MFA Programs in Creative Writing. We will discuss the benefits of pursuing an MFA as well as how to start the application process. Writers in any major and at any level are welcome to attend.

Please email Hali Sofala-Jones ( with any questions.

Hali Sofala-Jones
Sep 13 2019 - 11:39am

Course material adoptions for Spring are due on October 1, 2019.  To enter your selections, please visit

Please remember that timely book adoption helps Barnes & Noble at Georgia College secure the largest number of used textbooks; this enables us to keep prices as low as possible for our students.  In addition, when textbooks are ordered on time, stock can be maintained, and students have a better chance of coming to your class prepared for learning.

If you have any questions regarding adoptions, please email Barnes & Noble Manager Diane Cunningham(or call 478-445-7304).  She will personally meet with you or your colleagues for a training session and to answer questions.  

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Cindy McClanahan
Director of Marketing and Communications, Auxiliary Servicest
Sep 13 2019 - 11:31am

It's sizzle time! Stone Steakhouse is coming to The MAX on Wednesday, September 18 for dinner. Guests will choose between a 10oz NY strip, filet, or ribeye with loaded potato and broccoli side. Along with a juicy steak, guests will enjoy a wedge salad, garlic knots, and strawberry shortcake for dessert. Reserve your tickets here:

Swipe + $10 for meal plan holders
$22.00 without a meal plan

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Download the Bite App for menus, hours, and more (use code R6YU3).  
Receive text alerts for specials deals and discounts – text GCSU to 82257. 

Cindy McClanahan
Director of Marketing and Communications, Auxiliary Services
Sep 13 2019 - 11:17am

Best Buddies is having a Spirit Night at Bollywood Tacos on Monday 9/16 from 5-10pm! Come out and have some delicious tacos to help support GC Best Buddies. Ten percent of all purchases will be given to our club! This generous donation will help fund our monthly events that we put on with the Life Enrichment Center here in Milledgeville. Reach out to for more information about our club and future events!

Annabelle Erb
Sep 13 2019 - 9:10am

State agencies including USG institutions continue to be plagued by cybercriminals who are using social engineering techniques to gain access to sensitive information to commit fraud and identity theft. We encourage all employees to review their personal information and all components of their pay (i.e. benefit deductions, retirement deductions, direct deposit information, etc.) at each pay cycle. Also, employees are expected to be extra vigilant in their handling of personal and sensitive information, both of their own and other employees/suppliers.

Most components of your pay can securely be reviewed and validated via OneUSG Connect Self Service by logging in to The following items are available for your review:

  • Personal Details
    • Address & Contact Information
  • Taxes
    • W-4 Employee Tax Info Withholding/Allowances
    • G-4 Employee Tax Info Withholding/Allowances
  • Direct Deposit
  • Pay
    • Paycheck(s) info and deductions
  • Benefits
    • Manage My Benefits to validate benefit elections/premiums
    • Retirement@Work – previously, forms were required to make any changes/elections to voluntary retirement plans. Within the past few months, these elections and changes have been automated through our secure site

You can also access training materials for online self-service items at and for benefits information,
Associate Budget Director
Sep 13 2019 - 8:42am

Faculty and Student Perceptions of GC2Y as an Institutional Mechanism for Global Learning Sessions

Presenters: Dr. Scott Butler and Dr. Amanda Reinke

Event Times: Tuesday, September 24th, 1:30pm to 2:30pm. The session will be repeated Wednesday, September 25th, 3:30pm to 4:30pm.

Location: Ina Dillard Russell Library, Room 376.

Description: The Global Perspectives (GC2Y) course requirement at GC is a curricular effort to integrate global learning and global citizenship education as a cohesive, sustained, and mandatory component of every undergraduate student's experience. GC2Y ideally provides intensive engagement with global perspectives, multiple intellectual approaches to a particular topic or theme, learning beyond the classroom opportunities, and writing skills improvement. These outcomes are identified as high-impact practices by the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

How do faculty understand and perceive GC2Y as a mechanism to achieve global learning? How do students define global learning and what are their attitudes towards global learning and GC2Y courses? A mixed methods study used 354 undergraduate student surveys, six student focus groups, and 21 faculty interviews to assess student and faculty perceptions of global learning, GC2Y as a core requirement, and the opportunities and challenges that the curricular requirement poses for teaching and learning. To register, click this link:


Jaclyn Queen
Instructional Designer
Sep 13 2019 - 7:37am

Please join the STEM Club on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 6:30 in the Library Annex ( 127 E. Hancock St.) to hear the amazing presentation facilitated by Dr. Bea Czogalla to learn more about various Mars missions such as the Mars 2020 rover. 

Ashlee Dixon
STEM Club President
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