HR Newsletter October 2023

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New Nighthawks 14 September 2023 New Hires USG Total Rewards Staff Council Resources U Away From UNG Staff Council Suggestion Form Benefit Fairs-Open Enrollment ‘24 03 08 11 Fun activities outside of work Voice your concerns 04 Development Funds & Book Scholarships Coming to a campus near you! View your personalized statement In This Issue InteractUSG 12 09 Business/Finance/IT/DETI Conference LiveWell UNG 10 Stay safe Nighthawks Initiative October Breast Cancer Focus UNG Gala & Oconeefest 07 06 10th annual scholarship fundraisers Power of the pink ribbon

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A time when the world unites in a sea of pink ribbons, illuminating the urgency of breast cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment. Keep a healthy weight PREVENTION TIPS Exercise regularly Don’t drink alcohol, or limit alcoholic drinks Breastfeed one’s children, if possible If one has a family history of breast cancer, they should talk to a doctor for more prevention tips INFORMATION PROVIDED BY:

When Friday, October 6, 2023 Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres at 6 PM Dinner & Program begin at 7 PM Where University of North Georgia Convocation Center 180 Alumni Drive Dahlonega, GA 30533

Benefits & Wellness Fairs FALL INTO WELLBEING FAIR IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN! DAHLONEGA MONDAY OCTOBER 23, 2023 10AM- 10AM2PM 2PM Dining Hall Banquet Room 404 College Circle GAINESVILLE WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25, 2023 10AM- 10AM2PM 2PM Robinson Ball Room 2622 Mathis Drive Questions? Kathy Martin 706-864-1646 Sabrina Wall 678-717-3824 Featuring: Acentra Health (Formerly Kepro), Aflac, Allstate, Anthem, Corebridge (Formerly AIG/Valic), CVS, Captrust, Delta Dental, Eye Med, Fidelity, HSA Bank, Kaiser, Legalease, MetLife, Purchasing Power, TIAA, TRS, Weight Watchers, Public Safety, Staff Council, Social Security Administration, and Local Vendors Open Enrollment ‘24 Oct 23-Nov 3, 2023 Register for door prizes At room entrance OCONEE TUESDAY OCTOBER 31, 2023 10AM- 10AM1PM 1PM ITS Building 2500 Daniells Bridge Rd Athens, GA 30606 UNG Faculty * Staff * Students Benefit eligible employees Benefit eligible employees

Because YOU matter… The University System of Georgia provides you with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes more than just compensation. What you’ll see in your personalized Total Rewards Statement: • Total compensation • Health and insurance benefits • Retirement benefits You’ll also learn about additional programs and benefits available to you such as Tuition Assistance, Discount Programs, USG Well-being and Financial Advisory Services — just to name a few. An online Total Rewards Statement is updated monthly and is available to view anytime by logging in to OneUSG Connect - Benefits at and clicking on Your Total Rewards. And coming soon, a personalized Total Rewards Statement will be mailed to your home. To learn more about your Total Rewards Statement, and to view an on-demand educational webinar, visit the USG Benefits website at For questions about the compensation on your Total Rewards Statement, contact the Shared Services Center at 1‑877‑251‑2644, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

Stay Safe Nighthawks initiative recently hosted Campus Safety Carnivals, on all 5 UNG campuses, that focused on environmental wellbeing and provided resources to maintain a safe, secure environment for our UNG students, faculty, staff and visitors. Great job event team! Click here for more information of the Stay Safe Nighthawks Initiative WELLBEING PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT CAMPUS SAFETY CARNIVALS CALL TO ACTION Does your department have an upcoming event that helps employees LIVE WELL? Would you like it to be included in the LIVE WELL UNG Initiative and receive extra promotion and recognition? E-mail us today at STAY SAFE NIGHTHAWKS

USG hosted interactUSG for all 26 institutions last month in Savannah, GA. This conference offered educational sessions and great networking opportunities for business and technology professionals. Several UNG employees attended interactUSG and obtained great information to help advance everyday processes in their perspective departments. Chancellor Sonny Perdue

Sabrina and Doug visited their son, Chance, in New York City. Chance took them to tour and walk The High Line elevated public park. Her first big catch! Monica caught a striper while fishing on Lake Lanier. UNG FROM Away Benefits Specialist SABRINA WALL MONICA ARRENDALE HR Service Coordinator

Kara and her husband, Keith, did the annual Lake Lanier shore clean up. They collected 6+ bags of trash just from the area across from Lanier World! Elizabeth attended UNG Night at the Braves game with friends and fellow alumni. Sitting next to the cadets was definitely a treat! We want to know what outside hobbies and activities you all love to do outside of work. Please submit your photo to KARA CARPENTER Compensation Data Analyst ELIZABETH KING Training & Development Specialist AwayFROMUNG

Purchasing Administrative Asst, Dahlonega Chandler Girton Academic Advisor, Dahlonega Sarah Harper Executive Assistant to the President, Dahlonega Sidney Hosea Student Services Coordinator, Oconee Caleb James Facilities North Groundskeeper, Dahlonega Elijah Lee Facilities South Custodian, Cumming Connor Metzdorf Facilities North Groundskeeper, Dahlonega Amy Reed Facilities South Custodian, Gainesville LaJuan Simpson-Wilkey Associate VP & Dean of University College, Gainesville Theresa Spanella Educational Talent Search Project Director, Gainesville Katherine Welkner NEW NIGHTHAWKS September

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