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A Few, Short Weeks To Go


Instruction this fall will be unlike any other. Learn more about our planning efforts, and steps you can take to be ready despite the uncertainty that will likely continue.
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Interim Named for Office of Admissions

 

David Graves, senior associate director of admission, and Amanda Sale, senior associate director of admissions, have been named interim for undergraduate admissions of the Office of Admissions effective July 27.  

Ferguson Named Interim Director of Financial Aid 


With 20 years of experience at UGA's Office of Student Financial Aid, Nancy Ferguson is the new interim director beginning July 15. 

Academic Honesty Serves as Thai Integrity Model  
 

The Office of Academic Honesty recently began a series of workshops to guide Thailand-based universities through the academic integrity process. 

📢 Call for Nominations: USG Chancellor’s Learning Scholars


UGA has been invited by the University System of Georgia to invite four outstanding faculty to apply to join the third cohort of Chancellor’s Learning Scholars (CLS). They are looking for faculty who are recognized for excellence in teaching at UGA to facilitate a faculty interest group on an instructional topic identified by the USG for two years. 

The 2020-2021 topics directly follow from the challenges presented to faculty during the pandemic, namely Best Practices of Online Teaching and the development of Hybrid and F2F High Impact Practices (HIPS). Important goals of the CLS program are to create course materials and other resources for USG schools and faculty and to articulate teaching strategies that could be applied to hundreds of USG courses.

Upon successful completion of the program, each CLS will receive a $1,000 stipend per year, along with reimbursement each year for up to $500 for books, supplies, and refreshments. If you are interested in this wonderful opportunity to work with colleagues and improve teaching and student success at UGA and across the USG, send an email to megan.mittelstadt@uga.edu by August 14 indicating your interest in being nominated.

Faculty Opportunities


The Office of Faculty Affairs is pleased to announce a new, expanded orientation series for incoming faculty, Keys to UGA: New Faculty Academy (Keys). We will kick off on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, with the first session, previously known as New Faculty Orientation (NFO). Registration and further information can be found on the New Faculty Resources page
COVID-19 Student Educational and Response Team (CO-SERT) 

The COVID-19 Student Educational and Response Team (CO-SERT) is a temporary collaborative team at UGA, charged and led by Student Affairs, to provide a central point of contact, review, and response or referral on identified questions and concerns involving students and COVID-19 health and safety guidelines. Questions and concerns from faculty, staff, and community members related to students and COVID-19 health and safety guidelines may be submitted to askstudentaffairs@uga.edu
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