January 14, 2016

Keeping up the momentum

Welcome back! I hope that you’ve had an opportunity to relax over the long holiday and spend some quality time with your families and friends. We have worked at a rapid pace and made great progress on various initiatives in the last several months. As we start off with the new year, we hope to keep up the momentum. There is a lot more happening in the OVPI, and I will be sharing information about these initiatives as they roll out over the next several months. … more

December 15, 2015

Grade submission: Our students are counting on us!

Final exams are wrapping up this week, and its crunch time for all of us before we head into the winter break. However, much work is being done behind the scenes so that our students are ready for classes in January. Your help is essential for ensuring a smooth transition between semesters. … more

December 7, 2015

Creating Space for Success: Putting students first

We continue to look for ways to improve students’ success at UGA. Another new initiative under way is designed to make our classroom use more efficient, while providing students greater access to the classes they need. … more

December 7, 2015

Set your course for the future!

It’s almost the end of the semester and time for finals! Nearly 1,750 students are graduating in December and beginning new careers or starting graduate school. The majority of you will downshift into the slower pace of winter break and spend time with family and friends at home. Winter break is a good time to decompress, rest and reflect on the past semester and think about whether you are on target for your career goals. … more

November 11, 2015

Summer is heating up!

Yes, you read that headline correctly—summer. There's been a lot thoughtful planning going on behind the scenes for summer school in 2016, including a few big changes in how we typically prepare for summer months at UGA. … more