As part of the University System of Georgia’s (USG) SPIRIT of USG Week during International Fraud Awareness Week, Nov. 16-22, 2014, East Georgia State College will observe the week by promoting fraud prevention awareness and education.
A series of communications activities will be shared with students, faculty and staff at all three campuses, including:
• News release.
• Introductory e-mail to students/faculty/staff.
• Daily “Facts” sent via e-mail.
• Informational table tents in common areas on 3 campuses.
• Tuesday, 11/18, 11:15 – 11:45 a.m., RLB Hall, IDENTITY THEFT presentation by Natasha Goss, assistant professor of Accounting and Business. Everyone is invited - Free dessert for attendees!
• Ethics Hotline Training Module will be released 11/17
• Library Guide for resources
“Dedicating a week to bringing awareness to the USG’s culture of recognizing the hard work of all employees, and promoting shared values of integrity, excellence, accountability and responsibility while preventing fraud prevention will help reaffirm our commitment to good stewardship,” said John Fuchko, University System of Georgia chief audit officer and associate vice chancellor for internal audit. “USG faculty and staff have an ethical responsibility to practice sound financial decision making.”
The theme “SPIRIT of USG” (Stewardship, Prevention, Integrity, Responsibility, Inspiration, and Trust) guides the activities planned throughout the week and educational materials have been developed to emphasize the week’s primary focus to create greater awareness at each of the USG’s 31 institutions.