Middle Georgia State to Join USG in "Celebrating Our Ethical Culture"

Author: News Bureau
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 12:00 AM
Category: Pressroom

Macon, GA


Faculty and staff at Middle Georgia State University (MGA) will join colleagues across the University System of Georgia in celebrating Ethics Awareness Week with a series of events and fun reminders. The theme for the annual observance in 2018 is Celebrating Our Ethical Culture.

MGA is hosting activities to bring awareness to the importance of an ethical culture and to recognize and promote the USG’s shared Core Values of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability and Respect. Activities during the week include:

Ethics Panel Discussion (Macon)

Monday, November 12, 2018

3:00 pm in Professional Sciences Center, Room 156

President Blake will offer a welcome to the panel, which will be moderated by Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning Darryl Hancock.  Panelists will include:

  • University Counsel Frances Davis, who has taught the security policy, ethical and legal issues course in the School of Information Technology
  • Vice President for Advancement Dr. Ken Fincher, who teaches business ethics in the School of Business
  • Associate Professor of Respiratory Therapy Dr. Charles Matson, School of Health Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Social Work Dr. Michele Scordato, School of Education & Behavioral Sciences

Ethics Over Coffee (Cochran)

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

8:45 am in Alderman Hall

“Policy Reminders to Strengthen Our Ethical Culture” by University Counsel Frances Davis

Ethics Talk (Warner Robins)

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

10:00 am in Thomas Hall 2019

“How Many Wrongs Do Make A Right?” by Dr. Charles Matson, Associate Professor of Respiratory Therapy

Ethics Trivia Contest (Online)

Thursday, November 15, 2018

MGA faculty and staff can participate in an online trivia quiz, with prizes provided by MGA Campus Stores.  Employees will receive an email with a link to the quiz.

BOR Ethics Training (Online)

MGA employees will also be completing a mandatory ethics training from the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents.  Employees will receive an email with a link to the training from Executive Director for Human Resources, Vicky Smith and will need to complete the training before 12:00 noon on Friday, Nov. 16.