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Although scenes of devastation from the 2017 hurricanes in Puerto Rico are no longer on the news—one Georgia College graduate student and Puerto Rican native is still working to find out why residents there got sick and why some died.

When senior Sarah Penoyer was making her decision on what college to pursue, the McIntosh High School student knew she wanted to dedicate her time to a service organization. 

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Feb 18 2019 - 3:17pm   andrea.thompson@gcsu.edu

GC is performing a facilities audit.  There will be workers going around the rooms to take measurements.  This process should be completed by this Friday, February 22nd.  If you have any questions, please contact Facilities Operations at x4279.

Rick Ruark
Associate Director of Facilities Planning
478-445-4279
Feb 18 2019 - 12:37pm   jim.mcmanmon@gcsu.edu

Dr. Cole will discuss his current book "Muhammad, Profit of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires." His talk will be followed by a Q&A and a book signing.

Juan Cole is an American academic and commentator on the modern Middle East and South Asia.  He is Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan.  Since 2002, he has written a weblog, Informed Comment (juancole.com) which is also syndicated on truthdig.com.  See attached flyer for additional information

James Winchester
Professor of Philosophy
478 445 5221
Feb 18 2019 - 11:32am   shea.council@gcsu.edu

The reports from President Dorman and Provost Brown from the February 15 meeting of the university senate can be found here.  If you need anything, please let me know.

Thank you,

Shea Council

Shea Council
Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost/University Senate Assistant
445-8625
Feb 18 2019 - 10:07am   shaveta.waller@gcsu.edu

In conjunction with the University System Office’s Well-being program, Georgia College is hosting a four-part series of Yoga and Pilates Classes focusing on moving your body. Your instructor is Kay Forrester, Director/Owner, Harmony Hot Yoga, Pilates & Aerial Center. She is a certified Instructor in Unnata Aeria Yoga Teacher Training Yoga and JMY Vinyasa Yoga. Kay is a proud graduate of Georgia College. All Classes are held in The Depot (610 W Greene St, Milledgeville GA 31061). Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. These are introductory classes only to “Try it Out.”

 

Class:                    Date:                                   Time:      Registration Link:

Yoga Class           February 19, 2019            5:15 p.m.   https://yoga19.eventbrite.com

Pilates Class        February 21, 2019            5:15 p.m.  https://pilates21.eventbrite.com

Yoga Class           February 26, 2019            5:15 p.m. https://yoga26.eventbrite.com

Pilates Class        February 28, 2019            5:15 p.m.  https://pilates28.eventbrite.com

Shaveta Waller
Human Resources
478-445-5607
Feb 18 2019 - 9:56am   desaree.murden@gcsu.edu

This past weekend Georgia College's chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary attended the Regional Business Meeting for SAACURH (The South Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls). This region represents five states and the Bahamas. During the annual meeting our chapter won Building Block of the Year, an award that recognizes the chapter that has made significant steps in the development of their organization. This is the first award to Georgia College in the last six years. 

Desaree Murden
Co-advisor
4784455160
Feb 18 2019 - 9:47am   laura.caron@gcsu.edu

An evening with Pam Houston and Peter Nichols Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in the Museum Education Room at 7:00 p.m.

Pam Houston is the author of the memoir, "Deep Creek: Finding Hope In The High Country," as well as two novels, "Contents May Have Shifted" and "Sight Hound," two collections of short stories, "Cowboys Are My Weakness" and "Waltzing the Cat," and a collection of essays, "A Little More About Me," all published by W.W. Norton.  Her stories have been selected for volumes of "The O. Henry Awards," "The Pushcart Prize," "Best American Travel Writing," and "Best American Short Stories of the Century" among other anthologies. She is the winner of the Western States Book Award, the WILLA Award for contemporary fiction, the Evil Companions Literary Award and several teaching awards.  She teaches in the Low Rez MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts, is Professor of English at UC Davis, and co-founder and creative director of the literary nonprofit Writing By Writers. She lives at 9,000 feet above sea level near the headwaters of the Rio Grande.

Peter Nichols is the author of the bestselling novel "The Rocks" (in development for a television series), the nonfiction bestsellers "A Voyage for Madmen," "Evolution's Captain" (in development for a television series), and three other books of fiction, memoir, and non-fiction. His novel "Voyage to the North Star" was nominated for the Dublin IMPAC literary award. His journalism has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He has taught creative writing at Antioch University Los Angeles, Georgetown University, Bowdoin College, New York University in Paris, and elsewhere. Before turning to writing full time, he held a 100 ton USCG Ocean Operator’s licence and was a professional yacht delivery skipper for 10 years. He has also worked in advertising in London, as a screenwriter in Los Angeles, been a shepherd in Wales, and sailed alone in a small boat across the Atlantic.

This reading is free and open to the public. Contact the MFA Program at mfa@gcsu.edu. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mfageorgiacollege

 

Laura Caron
Administrative Assistant
4784453509
Feb 18 2019 - 9:02am   laura.mender@gcsu.edu

Your local news from CTL.

  • Focus on Faculty- Dr. Cynthia Alby
  • GeorgiaVIEW February Updates
  • Faculty Reviewers, Materials Requested, GALILEO Trials, Films on Demand
  • DUO (Multi Factor Authentication) for GC Email, ETRAC Technology Survey
  • Announcement- Joanne Previts' class receives iPads 
  • Tips- Clips Apple App
  • MURACE News- Posters at the Georgia State Capital, MURACE Research Roundup

For more details please see the February issue of the CTL Newsletter

Center for Teaching and Learning
478-445-2520
Feb 18 2019 - 8:59am   parris.story@gcsu.edu

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award. The colleges, schools and service departments are invited to nominate graduate assistants for Outstanding Graduate Assistant Awards. The purpose of this new initiative is to recognize the outstanding contributions graduate assistants provide in supportive roles to students, faculty, staff and the university as a whole while pursuing graduate studies. The awards will be presented at The Graduate School Spring 2019 Graduate Student Awards Reception on Thursday, March 14, 2019, in celebration of Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week. Details on the number of awards, eligibility, criteria, nomination form and timeline may be viewed in the enclosed document or by visiting The Graduate School web page.

The deadline to submit a nomination is February 18, 2019.

Parris Story
Assistant Director of Graduate Enrollment Management
4784458576
Feb 18 2019 - 8:31am   mark.pelton@gcsu.edu

All faculty, staff, and students are invited and encouraged to meet the 3rd finalist for Dean of the College of Health Sciences at an open forum on Tuesday, February 19, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.in University Banquet Room A.  

The finalist will speak for approximately 15 minutes on the role of health sciences within a liberal arts institution, and then will respond to audience questions for the remainder of the hour.  The forum will be videoed and placed on WebEx for 72 hours for viewing by those unable to attend.  Contact Danielle Hewette (danielle.hewette@gcsu.edu) for a link to the video.

Once you have had a chance to meet this finalist, please complete the survey at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GCSUTTS.  The survey will be available until March 2.

The vita for the finalist is attached.

Mark Pelton
Associate Vice President for Strategic Initiatives
478-445-5277
Feb 18 2019 - 7:48am   pamela.santamaria@gcsu.edu

Monday, February 18 - Friday, February 22 | 10 am - 5 pm | 110 Lanier Hall

Career & Internship Expo Week is almost here! The Career Center will be offering Drop-In hours all week to help you get prepared! Stop by any time between 10 am - 5 pm and get your resume reviewed by a Career Advisor in only 15 minutes! We are so excited to see you and help you stand out during the Career & Internship Expo Week!

Pamela Santamaria
Career Development Coordinator - Career Center
4784455384
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