FMD staff works to improve the health and safety of UGA’s buildings. Even during non-pandemic times, the continued operation of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (or HVAC) systems on UGA’s campuses takes a coordinated effort. UGA’s more than 12 million square feet of academic, research, student service, and public service and outreach facilities include 796 air handler units, 130 chillers and 1,506 other refrigerant-based HVAC systems, all maintained by Facilities Management Division staff.
What We Do Here Matters
Spotlight: Commitment Accounting and Commitment Control Offices: The members of the Commitment Accounting and Commitment Control Offices play a crucial role in the day-to-day activities of the University... Read More
Training & Development: The Training & Development (T&D) Department in the Office of Human Resources workswith individuals and teams across the entire university to help them learn and grow.T&D invests... Read More
Environmental Safety Division: A day in the life of the environmental safety occupation is a combination of problemsolver, consummate professionalism, and unwavering resolve. The University of Georgia Environmental Safety Division (ESD),... Read More
Finance & Administration Newsletter: The Advisor
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In 2019, the Presidential Task Force for staff professional development proposed a staff mentor program to cultivate a university-wide mentoring culture. This summer, university Human Resources launched the UGA Staff Mentor Program pilot, and the opportunity is generating strong interest.
Last year, Human Resources partnered with the Engage & Learn initiative to shift the organizational culture and place a stronger emphasis on continuous learning and performance improvement for all staff. Now, Human Resources is introducing the UGA Staff Competency Model to the university community.
Marcie Berrong helped disburse more than $20M to students in need. Marcie Berrong is the sort of person who handles things without much fuss. So, when the University of Georgia’s office of Bursar & Treasury Services was put in charge of disbursing nearly $20 million to UGA students through the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, Berrong, who is the assistant manager of Student Account Services, put her head down and got to it.
The Office of University Architects began implementing a Historic Preservation Master Plan to document and maintain UGA buildings 50 years and older on all campuses and across the state in April 2018.