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Jags Baseball Moves Season Opener To Jan. 31 At Home

GRU Augusta readjusts beginning of 2015 schedule, featuring 27 home games The GRU Augusta Jaguars will host the non-conference Newberry Wolves on Saturday Jan. 31 for a season-opening single game at 2:00 p.m. in Lake Olmstead Stadium. New legislation passed at last weekend’s NCAA Convention...

Employee struck in crosswalk highlights need for care

This morning, a GRU employee was struck by a car while crossing Laney Walker Boulevard. The individual is doing well—for which we are all grateful—but this accident serves as a reminder for all of us to exercise great care while traveling on and around campus. To further ensure the safety of our...

Annual Compliance and Training Opportunities

Annual Compliance and Training Opportunities

Reminder to complete Annual Compliance Courses This is a friendly reminder to complete all 2014 Compliance courses.  The deadline for completion of all courses for GRU and GRHealth employees is Friday, Jan. 16, by close of business. All courses may be accessed through Workforce Learn Online at...

Important NIH notices released

Important NIH notices released

On December 30, 2014 the NIH released three important notices. • Notice of Salary Limitation on Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts (NOT-OD-15-049): Please start using the new salary cap of $183,300 effective for all proposals submitted on or after January 11, 2015. • Ruth L. Kirschstein...

2014 PHA Quality and Patient Safety Award

The Georgia Hospital Association recognizes excellence in improving quality and patient safety through their annual PHA Quality and Patient Safety Award program. Georgia hospitals are recognized at their annual Patient Safety Summit for their achievements in implementing evidence-based processes...

Compliance training assistance offered

Compliance training assistance offered

HR Workforce Development is pleased to offer several sessions for GRU and GRHealth employees who may need assistance in completing the assigned 2014 Annual Compliance Training courses.  Several sessions titled Workforce Learn Online Lab for 2014 Annual Compliance have been scheduled at different...

Fall/Winter edition of Word of Mouth now available

Cabinet makers-turned-dental students . . . dental care for the developmentally disabled . . . class acts in the classroom. . . . These are among the articles featured in the fall/winter 2014 edition of Word of Mouth, a biannual magazine for the GRU College of Dental Medicine. Check it out here...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Service Exception

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Service Exception

Effective immediately, University System of Georgia Board of Regents employees covered by the following Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Plans will have the option to obtain outpatient laboratory services at Georgia Regents Medical Center.  No longer will member employees be required to...

J. Harold Harrison, M.D. Education Commons opens to students

At October’s grand opening of the J. Harold Harrison, M.D. Education Commons, people were impressed by the size and scope of the project. Now that students are attending classes in the building, the excitement remains high. And why not? The three-story, 175,000-square-foot building includes...

Azziz named to Georgia Trend list of 100 most influential Georgians

Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz has been named to Georgia Trend’s list of “100 Most Influential Georgians” for a fifth consecutive year. Included in this month’s issue of the magazine, the 2015 list includes individuals from Georgia’s government, education, and business sectors...

GRU student receives scholarship from American Proficiency Institute

Traverse City, MI – Sydney Knapp, a senior at Georgia Regents University, is one of five students nationwide to receive a $2,000 scholarship from the American Proficiency Institute (API). “It is interesting to learn how these students are exposed initially to the laboratory,” noted Daniel C. Edson...

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