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University System News USG NEWS: www.bizjournals.com http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2013/06/27/georgia-sells-685m-in-bonds.html Georgia sells $685M in bonds Jacques Couret Senior Online Editor-Atlanta Business Chronicle Georgia sold $685 million in general obligation bonds to fund new construction projects and to make repairs and renovations to existing facilities throughout the state, Gov. Nathan Deal reported Thursday. The largest amount of funding is […]

Tuition Assistance Program

Tuition Assistance Program Deadline July 15, 2013 The Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) is available to full time benefits-eligible employees of the University System of Georgia who have successfully completed a minimum of six (6) months of employment in a benefit-eligible position (as of the date of the TAP application deadline for the desired academic semester). […]

Caught!

To see who has been caught in the act of caring, good customer service or good teaching, check out the list of recipients on the Employee Recognition site: http://www.highlands.edu/site/recognition.

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UNIVERSITY SYSTEM – GOOD NEWS College of Coastal Georgia dedicates presidents and alumni gates http://jacksonville.com/news/georgia/2013-06-26/story/college-coastal-georgia-dedicates-presidents-and-alumni-gates The Florida Times-Union June 26, 2013 By Terry Dickson BRUNSWICK | College of Coastal Georgia President Valerie Hepburn presided Wednesday over the dedication of two new gates, the Alumni Gate and the Presidents Gate to honor past leaders of the […]

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UNIVERSITY SYSTEM – VALUE ProjectENGAGE: A Year of Opportunity http://www.wabe.org/post/projectengage-year-opportunity WABE June 25, 2013 Finding paths into the so-called STEM fields – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – remains especially challenging for minorities. But a first-of-its kind program between Georgia Tech and two single-gender Atlanta high schools is working to change the trend. Twelve teenagers […]

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University System News The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (requires password) AT&T center boosts region’s tech roster http://www.myajc.com/news/business/att-center-boosts-regions-tech-roster/nYTG8/ By Kristi E. Swartz Monday, June 24, 2013 AT&T wants the next generation of wireless products to better monitor your home or help you drive safely to come from a new innovation center at Georgia Tech. The research hub is […]

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UNIVERSITY SYSTEM – GOOD NEWS Regents pick president for Fort Valley State http://www.ajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/regents-pick-president-for-fort-valley-state/nYRXx/ Atlanta Journal Constitution June 21, 2013 The State Board of Regents on Friday unanimously selected a new president for Fort Valley Sate University. Ivelaw Griffith, the provost at York College of the City University of New York, will begin July 22. He […]

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USG VALUE: www.bizjournals.com http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/print-edition/2013/06/21/whos-who-sustainability.html?page=all Who’s Who Sustainability Staff Atlanta Business Chronicle Welcome to Atlanta Business Chronicle’s inaugural Sustainability Who’s Who list. In this section we highlight 50 men and women who are making strides in sustainability throughout metro Atlanta, including those working in the nonprofit, government, business, education and public-private partnership sectors. With help from […]

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UNIVERSITY SYSTEM – NEWS CSU responds to low rating on national survey of teacher education program http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/2013/06/19/2551027/columbus-state-university-responds.html The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer June 19, 2013 By Mark Rice A national survey that ranked Columbus State University’s teacher education program on the lowest level used “questionable methodology,” the school’s spokesman said Wednesday. John Lester, CSU’s assistant vice president […]