The University of West Georgia, along with all of the USG institutions, has designated November 11-17, 2018 as Ethics Awareness Week. As part of the UWG community, we welcome and encourage you to keep a lookout for our informative pole banners and take part in our activities as we highlight the value of an ethical culture and our shared Core Values of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect.
We are all Winners with an Ethical Culture!
You can report a concern of suspected fraud, waste or abuse and/or follow-up on a concern here: UWG Ethics and Compliance Reporting Hotline
On Tuesday, October 16th, the Ethics Awareness Week Committee presented the plans and goals for Ethics Awareness Week 2018 to the President's Advisory Committee. Also, PAC participated in a simulated ethics bowl competition lead by Dr. Walter Riker, Associate Professor and Director of Philosophy, and a couple of students from the UWG Ethics Team.
Monday, November 12th - Friday, November 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. you are going to want to participate in our daily online Ethics Trivia for a chance to win some amazing prizes. 50 winners a day will be selected to receive a promotional gift PLUS there will be a grand prize winner selected each day to receive an ultimate prize package.
*Winners will be notified via email as well as the grand prize winners names will be listed on this web page. If you are a winner you can come pickup your prize at anytime the week after Thanksgiving from the Department of Internal Audit in Row Hall 3rd floor East wing.
Trivia Question Answers and Daily Grand Prize Winners:
Monday, November 12:
The value of Inclusiveness involves diversity, a welcoming atmosphere, and ______. A. a collaborative spirit B. innovation C. freedom for all D. achievement Grand Prize Winner: Kristi Chastain, Department of eCore
Tuesday, November 13:
Our commitment to Achievement at UWG means that we value the academic and social success of A. students B. staff C. faculty D. All of the above Grand Prize Winner: Shana Kinnard, College of Science and Mathematics
Wednesday, November 14:
Integrity means A. having rigorous ethical standards B. never changing your mind C. always questioning others D. never backing down Grand Prize Winner: Nancy Watkins, Department of Institutional Diversity
Thursday, November 15:
At UWG, we aim to show consistent concern and regard for the good of our students, staff, faculty and our community. This commitment is expressed in the value of A. Caring B. Wisdom C. Innovation D. Achievement Grand Prize Winner: Mary Thompson, Department of Health Services
Friday, November 16:
Our commitment to Sustainability is primarily a commitment to the success of A. future generations B. trees and squirrels C. Mother nature D. people who recycle Grand Prize Winner: Lisa Elliot Little, Department of Purchasing
Wednesday, November 14th make way to our Cookie Table in the TLC 1st Floor Lobby from 2:00pm - 3:00pm. Come by to grab an ethics awareness promotional item as well as a sweet treat!
Additional USG Ethical Policies
- USG Ethics Policy
- USG Gratuities Policy
- USG Conflict of Interest Policy
- USG Policy on Sexual Harassment
- USG Policy on Political Activity