2021 Ethics Awareness Week Events

  • Tuesday, November 9th, 10 am – 11 am –  Alex Gregory, Former CEO YKK Corporation of America (Virtual Speaker) – Teams Meeting Link
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  • Wednesday, November 10th – “The Higher Calling of Public Service” with Justice Harold Melton (Virtual Presentation)
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  • Friday, November 12th, 10 am – 11 am – “Accountability in Higher Education”, Ethics & Compliance Panel Discussion (Virtual) Registration Link

A drawing will be held at the end of Ethics Awareness week for 3 prizes (MGA swag) from the names of all those who participate in the activities.   

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is committed to providing an ethical, efficient and effective work environment for its employees as well as serving the educational needs of its students. MGA places a high priority on improving customer service and reducing the amount of time and resources required to carry out our mission, as we embody our core values of Stewardship, Engagement, Adaptability, and Learning. The responsibility to protect valuable state resources is entrusted to every member of the MGA community. As a member of the University System of Georgia (USG) we adhere to the USG ethics policy. https://www.usg.edu/organizational_effectiveness/ethics_compliance/ethics_policy

As MGA we:

  1. Uphold the highest standards of intellectual honesty and integrity in the conduct of teaching, research, service and grants administration.
  2. Act as good stewards of the resources and information entrusted to our care.
  3. Perform assigned duties and professional responsibilities in such a manner so as to further the USG/MGA mission.
  4. Treat fellow employees, students and the public with dignity and respect.
  5. Refrain from discriminating against, harassing or threatening others.
  6. Comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and professional standards.
  7. Respect the intellectual property rights of others.
  8. Avoid improper political activities as defined in law and Board of Regents Policy.
  9. Protect human health and safety and the environment in all USG/MGA operations and activities.
  10. Report wrongdoing to the proper authorities; refrain from retaliating against those who do report violations; and cooperate fully with authorized investigations.
  11. Disclose and avoid improper conflicts of interest.
  12. Refrain from accepting any gift or thing of value in those instances prohibited by law or Board of Regents policy.
  13. Not use your position or authority improperly to advance the interests of a friend or relative.