Author - Haley Hughes

Haley Hughes is the Facilities Communications Coordinator at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-729-2098 or hhughes@augusta.edu.

All are invited to farmers crop-up market

Augusta University is partnering with Augusta Locally Grown to host a Crop-Up Market on Nov. 15 at Terrace Lawn, located between the medical center and Auditoria Center on the Health Sciences Campus, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Crop-Up Market will feature seven area farmers selling organic, locally...

Medical Center Security: No two days are the same

Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a multiple-part series focusing on the work done by the Facilities Services Division.  Sgt. Nicole Davis had eaten maybe three bites of her lunch when the call came across her radio: “Code Strong,” dispatch reported. All chatter stopped. The...

AU Health Food and Nutrition recognizes foodservice week

Augusta University Health’s Food and Nutrition Department recognized National Healthcare Foodservice Workers Week from Oct. 1-7. This year, the theme is “An Essential Ingredient in Healthcare.” Food and Nutrition Services, managed by Sodexo Inc., provides meals to the patients and...

Goss Lane traffic detour in effect on Wednesday

Goss Lane will be detoured to through traffic temporarily Wednesday as crews work on upgrades to the South Energy Plant. On Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Goss Lane will be detoured from the R.A. Dent Boulevard intersection to the South Energy Plant side of the Sanders R&E (CB) building...

Parking changes will provide more space for patients in decks

If you park in the parking decks that service AU Medical Center, CHOG, or our clinics in the MOB, chances are you’ve seen our patients, families and visitors circling our decks searching for an open parking space. How frustrating it must be to deal with a medical issue or come to visit a loved one...

Escobar named AVP of Planning, Design and Construction

Carlos R. Escobar, a facilities development professional with more than 20 years’ experience, has been named assistant vice president of Planning, Design and Construction for Augusta University and health system. In his new role, Escobar will lead and direct Augusta University and health system...

Refresh of 2 classrooms in Lee Auditoria starts soon

Refresh work to include new flooring and paint starts Tuesday on Classroom 1400 in the Auditoria Center. The classrooms will be closed temporarily through the duration of the projects. Classroom 1400 will receive new flooring, paint, ceiling tile, lighting and audio-visual systems. The rear audio...

15th Street and MOB deck gate changes announced

In conjunction with the recent notice about the hospital studying the parking situation and taking action to improve the patient experience, the following change will occur to the gate operations at the 15th Street and Medical Office Building parking decks: Effective on Friday, June 9, the gate...

Ribbon cut on new hybrid operating room

The ribbon was cut on Augusta University Medical Center’s new hybrid operating room on Friday, and operations will begin this week. The surgical theatre is equipped with advanced medical imaging devices like a Phillip’s high-intensity C-Arm which enables minimally-invasive surgery that is less...

Improved signage helps visitors find way at medical center

New wayfinding signs at Augusta University Medical Center make navigating the hospital easier than ever before. Temporary signage is in the process of being installed during wall preparation, with permanent signage to follow. The signs provide clear and distinct guidance to public spaces for...

Small flood has occurred in Dental College of Georgia

A small flood occurred on the first floor of The Dental College of Georgia late this morning in the clinical area. The building was evacuated initially, but staff, faculty and students are now being led back into the building under supervision. The building remains under fire watch, and Facilities...

Three trees planted to commemorate Arbor Day

Three Augusta University campuses received a new tree on Friday to commemorate Arbor Day. A live oak was planted in front of the Student Center on the Health Sciences Campus; a vitex was planted by the Jaguar Student Activities Center on the Summerville Campus; and a Cornel dogwood was planted by...

Johnson, Sands promoted to EVS managers

Two experienced employees of Augusta University’s Environmental Services Department have been promoted to managerial positions. Charlene Johnson, a 12-year veteran of the department, is now manager of Environmental Services (EVS) for the Health Science Campus. Thaddeus Sands is now manager of EVS...

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