Convocation 2017: Important Reminders

Convocation 2017: Important Reminders

Here are some important reminders and updates about 2017-18 Convocation.

MANDATORY ATTENDANCE

  • All faculty and staff are required to attend our third annual Convocation on Friday, August 4, 2017.
  • Police Services and other essential operations employees can be excused by permission of the EVP Finance & Operations.
  • Any other absences must be approved by your division’s VP.

LOCATION & TRANSPORTATION

  • Convocation will take place on the Macon campus in the Wellness Center.
  • Buses will depart from the Cochran campus no later than 7:45 a.m. prompt.
  • Following our faculty and staff picnic, concert, and cookout, buses will depart Macon at 1:30 pm to return to Cochran.
  • If you will need transportation to Macon for Convocation, please send a message indicating your name and campus to OfficeofthePresidentRSVP@mga.edu.

AGENDA

  • 7:45am – Transportation Departs from Cochran Campus (Sanford Hall)
  • 8:30am – Continental Breakfast Available (Wellness and Recreation Center)
  • 9:00am – Welcome – Nancy Stroud, Executive Vice President
  • 9:05am – President’s Start of Year Address to MGA Faculty & Staff
  • 9:45am – Employee Recognition Ceremony
  • 10:00am – Staff Council Awards
  • 10:10am – Break
  • 10:30am – Meetings of Faculty & Staff in Respective Divisions
  •                     Academics – Rec & Wellness Ctr.
  •                     Student Life – SLC
  •                     Finance & Operations – Old Gym
  •                     President’s Office – PSC – Board Room
  •                     Advancement – PSC Room 212
  • 12:00pm – Cookout (PSC Banquet Hall)
  • 1:30pm – Transportation Departs for Cochran Campus

HOURS OF OPERATION FOR CONVOCATION WEEK

  • Monday, July 31, 8:00 am – 5:30 pm w/ an hour for lunch, 8.5 hours worked
  • Tuesday, August 1 8:00 am – 5:30 pm w/ an hour for lunch, 8.5 hours worked
  • Wednesday, August 2, 8:00 am – 5:30 pm w/ an hour for lunch, 8.5 hours worked
  • Thursday, August 3 8:00 am – 5:30 pm w/ an hour for lunch, 8.5 hours worked
  • Friday, August 4 8:00 am – 2:00 pm: Convocation, 6 hours worked