John Bauer officially named chief of SPSU Police
Some of Chief Bauer’s professional accomplishments within the field include becoming a certified state police instructor, defensive tactics instructor and firearms instructor. In May of 2009, he graduated from the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College and completed Chiefs School earlier this year. He has showed commendable leadership as well, and in 2004 he was nominated for the Cobb Chamber of Commerce Public Safety Officer of the Year. While serving SPSU, he obtained his master’s degree in public administration from Columbus State University. Chief Bauer previously worked for the Clayton County Sheriff’s Department.
With a wide array of accomplishments under his belt, Chief Bauer is an excellent candidate for this important position, and we all appreciate the efforts he has made so far in keeping our campus community safe.
MCAA students attend conference in Chicago
The student chapter’s leadership made presentations highlighting recent achievements at SPSU and also created a buzz by talking up the university’s Center for Nuclear Power Generation.
The students also participated in the Summit Competition, bringing home $175 in prize money for their presentations. During the next two months, they will be preparing an entry for the MCAA Student Competition. The top four entries will be invited to the MCAA National Conference in Maui, Hawaii, in March 2011. Best of luck to the MCAA chapter on making it to Maui!
Amanda Canup to serve second term on museum board
The Marietta Museum of History opened in 1996. It is located in the historic Kennesaw House, a cotton warehouse that became the Fletcher House Hotel – which played a role in the infamous Union plot to steal the Confederate locomotive called The General – and served as a makeshift hospital and morgue during the Civil War.
Dr. Ariail receives AAFS Distinguished Research Award
Dr. Ariail currently serves as president of the Gender and Work Life Balance Section of the American Accounting Association, the primary accounting organization for accounting academics.
Scholarship dinner honors 115 students
The dinner afforded students an opportunity to meet the individuals who funded their scholarships and honored their academic achievements.
University System of Georgia named governor's Customer Service Agency of the Year
During the Governor’s 2010 Customer Service Awards on Oct. 12, he selected the USG to receive the Agency of the Year Award.
“This is the Oscar equivalent of Best Actor(s) since the award is for what you and your fellow colleagues have done over the last year, under some increasingly trying conditions, to make this System more customer friendly, efficient and productive,” said Chancellor Erroll B. Davis in informing the presidents of the University System of the honor.
“To those of you who have labored long and hard on process improvement and customer service projects, I am so pleased that your efforts have been recognized,” Chancellor Davis added. “To the campus Customer Service Champions, I say well done. Nothing good ever happens on a sustained basis without the focus of great leadership!”
CSE professor has book published
Annual open enrollment period ends Friday!
If you do nothing, all of your 2010 elections will roll over to the 2011 plan year except your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) election, which you must re-enroll in each year. You will not have the opportunity to elect or change your coverage again until next fall, (unless you experience a qualifying “life event,” such as marriage, the birth of a child or death of a spouse).
To review your current coverage and make changes, log in to the Employee Self Service System at http://portal.adp.com and select the Benefits Tab.
Any changes you opt to make will be effective January 1, 2011.
Special deal for SPSU personnel, students at local Hardee's
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