USG eclips for July 18, 2019

University System News:   WTOC Ga. Southern President talks enrollment while participating in annual university tradition By Dal Cannady Georgia Southern University’s new President, Dr. Kyle Marrero, participated in an annual tradition on Tuesday as he handed out slices of watermelon to faculty, staff, and students. The tradition started 71 years ago, kicking off the […]

USG eclips for July 17, 2019

University System News:   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Kemp taps 2 new members to powerful Regents board after shakeup By Greg Bluestein Longtime Regent Don Leebern is out Gov. Brian Kemp appointed two new members to the powerful Georgia Board of Regents on Tuesday after he used an error that Nathan Deal made in his last […]

Dependent Eligibility Audit – July 2019

To ensure the lowest and most accurate healthcare cost for employees and the state, the University System of Georgia (USG) has engaged the services of Alight Solutions to verify the eligibility of dependents covered under USG’s benefit plans. Any dependents who were enrolled in the USG health plans prior to July 2017, and have not […]

USG eclips for July 15, 2019

University System News:   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution KSU program prepares foster youth for college By Kristal Dixon Janae’ Brown is 16 years old and knows she wants to be a physician. But until she attended the GEAR’ing UP for College summer camp this week at Kennesaw State University, she had little idea of how to […]

USG eclips for July 16, 2019

University System News:   The Brunswick News Brunswick High grad wins national ROTC scholarship By Lauren Mcdonald Gabriel Beckum first saw the kind of man he hopes to be reflected in his high school ROTC instructors. Beckum took part in both the Navy and Army ROTC programs at Brunswick High School, and his experience in […]

Revision to the Conflict of Interest and Conflicts of Commitment Policy

These approved revisions provide additional guidance to USG employees regarding conflicts of interest, required disclosures, outside consulting and compensated outside activities. Additionally, important information is also provided to include the approval process for USG employees seeking to engage in compensated outside activities to include delegated approval authority for University System Office employees. A web resource […]

$2 Million Cyberattack Cripples New York College

A ransomware attack crippled Monroe’s College’s email, website, and learning management system last week, with the attackers demanding $2,000,000 in Bitcoin to restore the affected systems. Other higher education institutions, such as Grinnell, Oberlin, and Hamilton College, were also subject to serious ransomware attacks on their systems this year. “Typically these attacks start with a […]

Fall application deadline extended!

The deadline for fall admissions has been extended to Friday, July 26! Help get the word out on social media by liking and sharing our post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Your likes, shares, comments, and tags help our social media content reach more people – meaning more prospective students and future Chargers!

Welcome New Assistant Controller

Please join us in welcoming Whitney Puckett to her new position as Assistant Controller at Georgia Highlands. Hailing from Cartersville, GA, Whitney received her MBA from Kennesaw State University in 2016. She was previously an Accounting Professional at Kennesaw State University. Whitney and her husband have a one year old son, Asher. Please give Whitney […]