Staff Spotlight – Laquidria Lowe

Posted On October 10, 2016
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What is your title? Administrative Coordinator, Neuroscience

Would you like to share a little about your immediate family or family history? My great-grandparents were married for an entire lifetime-83 years. What’s also interesting about my family history is both sets of great-grandparents lived to be a 100 years. Let’s just say I am very fortunate to… more »

Staff Council Meeting on Wednesday, January 18

Posted On September 26, 2016
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The Staff Council will hold its first meeting of 2017 on Wednesday, January 18 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in room 464 in Student Center West. The guest speaker will be Russ Seagren, Director of Facilities Planning, who will provide an update on Kell Hall and the Courtland Bridge Replacement Project. The meeting will… more »

Staff Council Hosts FLSA Forum

Posted On September 23, 2016
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The Staff Council held its September meeting and forum on the new changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act taking effect this year. Georgia State’s Human Resources staff will provided:

An overview of FLSA and how it impacts staff An update on changes to overtime exemption rules for staff A review of changes affecting managers… more »

Managing Conflict, Mediating Difference Symposium in Oct.

Posted On September 9, 2016
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On October 21, the Office of the Ombudsperson will host a symposium focuses on the conflict resolution and communication skills and practices that help bring people together. In this time of political and social unrest and activism, it is important to support the grassroots efforts that uplift individuals and their communities who are working for… more »

Creating Inclusive Communities Dialogue series to be held this fall

Posted On August 31, 2016
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The Offices of Diversity Education Planning, the Ombuds and Employee Development & Wellness Services (EDWS) invite you to join us for the Creating Inclusive Communities Dialogue Series this fall, starting on September 14th.

This four session, extended lunch and learn facilitated dialogue series is an opportunity for Georgia State University employees to learn as they… more »

Stay safe on campus with new mobile app

Posted On August 24, 2016
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Georgia State University is providing all students, faculty, and staff with the LiveSafe app – a safety tool that provides a quick, convenient, and discreet way to communicate with Georgia State University Police.

Please download LiveSafe for free from the Apple App Store or Google Play to enhance your overall safety and allow Georgia State… more »

Staff Spotlight for September 2016: Norman Gibson

Posted On August 22, 2016
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What is your title? Pest Control Technician

Would you like to share a little about your immediate family or family history? My wife and I are native Atlantans, and our family tree is Scotch/Irish from the UK.

How long have you been working at Georgia State University? I started working for Perimeter College in 1992.

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TRS Launches Online Counseling Registration

Posted On August 8, 2016
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The Teachers Retirement System of Georgia (TRS) now offers online registration for pre-retirement counseling appointments in our Atlanta Office. The introduction of online registration for counseling appointments will automate all event registrations—streamlining the process for all members.

Previously, TRS only offered online registration for appointments outside the Atlanta office. This new online tool now offers… more »

Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) seminar July 13

Posted On July 13, 2016
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We would like to offer you the opportunity to learn more about the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). Please attend the TAP seminar on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Thursday, July 14, 2016 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Basement Conference Room of Georgia State University at One Park Place… more »

Staff Spotlight for July 2016: Kenya Johnson

Posted On July 11, 2016
Categories Staff Spotlight

What is your title? I am a Public Relations Coordinator in Georgia State’s Instruction Innovation and Technology (IIT) unit. I am also the Chair of the GSU Staff Council for 2016-2017.

Would you like to share a little about your immediate family or family history? I grew up in east central Georgia in a city… more »