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Jagwire Rewind: The most popular stories of 2015

Though it was a year dominated by change – a new president and a new name for starters, not to mention a new website for university and health system news and information – there were plenty of other stories that captured the community’s attention...

How to save a life in 30 minutes or less

If 30 minutes of your time could save a life, would you give it? According to Vergilia Velez, program specialist of Augusta University’s Blood Donation Program, that’s about how long it takes to donate blood. “The process of donating is very easy,”...

Heroes in Health Care: Dec. 7-11

Every week, Jagwire highlights the exceptional care shown by our GRHealth medical professionals in a segment we like to call “Heroes in Health Care.” This week’s installment of Heroes in Health Care begins in Cardiology, where Dr. Pascha...

8 tips for better toy shopping

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Christmas is a magical season for children. Visions long ago may have included sugarplums. Today’s children are likely dreaming of toys, toys and more toys. “Childhood is one of the most important and exciting times of life. This is...

Heroes in Health Care: Nov. 30 – Dec. 4

Every week, Jagwire highlights the exceptional care shown by our GRHealth medical professionals in a segment we like to call “Heroes in Health Care.” This week’s installment of Heroes in Health Care begins in the Comprehensive Adult...

Hello, Augusta University!

Dear Colleagues, As of today, we are proudly and officially Augusta University! Below are a few important points to remember as we transition into the next chapter of our university’s future. Our new logo and word mark will NOT be ready today...

Heroes in Health Care: Nov. 23-27

This week’s installment of Heroes in Health Care begins in the Division of Nephrology, where Dr. Carlos Zayas, medical director of Transplant Nephrology and Transplantation, has received a great deal of praise for his “above-and-beyond” style of...

It’s up to us to help CHOG earn $15,000

Investing your time to vote daily could yield $15,000 return  In October, the Health Center Credit Union won a $10,000 donation for Children’s Hospital of Georgia by making the video that got the most votes for the month in the CU Solutions Group’s...

Employee Engagement Survey: Last day to participate!

Today marks the final day of the Employee Engagement Survey and we’re so very close to our 90% goal! As of 8:45 a.m. Monday, 85  percent of the eligible employees have taken the Employee Engagement Survey. Several departments are within range...

An invitation from President Keel

The following email was distributed to the GRU community. ’Tis nearly the season, and we have much to celebrate — together! Tammie and I are grateful to be home for the holidays and look forward to sharing this joyous time with family and friends —...

Final markdown on GRU merchandise

Feeling nostalgic? Looking to invest in possible collector’s items? Just need some cheap stuff to get you through the holidays? Maybe you just love a good sale. Whatever your motivation, you’re in luck. Starting today, both JagStores are offering...

Terrace Cafe serving up flavors of the Czech Republic

In celebration of international diversity at Georgia Regents University, Terrace Café (located on the second floor of Georgia Regents Medical Center) will host Chef Lukas Jenista on Thursday, Oct. 15. Jenista comes to GRU as part of Sodexo’s Global...

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