Ethics Awareness Week

ethics poster

Our Focus on GSC Core Values...

The core values are a statement of those institutional values and principles that provide the moral framework for educational activities.  The professional GSC ethical core values are defined as "LEARNS":

  • Life-Long Scholarship
  • Engagement
  • Accessibility
  • Respects
  • Nurture
  • Service

Life-Long Scholarship

To develop habits of the mind: creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, innovation, a global perspective and a commitment to lifelong learning that includes a respect for everyone in volved in the process.
Ethics Week Challange: Have an open mind, learn something new, and share that knowledge with others in a respectful way.

Engagement

To maintain a commitment to engaged faculty-student interaction through intimate classroom experiences, innovative and effective teaching strategies, excellent advising and mentorship programs, and effective student support services.

Ethics Week Challange: Be a leader in and out of the classroom, be invested in your education or job, and don't be afraid to ask for help. 

Accessibility

To ensure affordable, supportive access to high quality postsecondary education.

Ethics Week Challange:  Take advantage of the opportunities and services affforded to you as a student, staff or faculty at Gordon State College.

Respect and Nurture

To respect and celebrate the diversity, heritage, and history of the College and its graduates.

To nurture a beautiful and vibrant center of learning and scholarship as the touchstone of a diverse, connected community.

Ethics Week Challange: Treat others with respect, understand the differences in others and support the diversity in the Highlander nation.

Important Information

USG Ethics Policy

Gordon State College Ethics and Reporting Hotline Policy and Procedure

Governor’s Executive Order on Ethics

USG Policy on Reporting Wrong Doing

USG Policy on the use of Resources

USG Policy on Conflict of Interest of Policy

USG Gratuities Policy

USG Non-Retaliation Policy

 ethical hotline

Below is the schedule of events for the week:

DATE

TIME

EVENT

LOCATON

TARGET AUDIENCE

11/12 – 16/18 (Daily)

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Trivia via Email – a daily drawing will be conducted for a gift card.

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All Faculty and Staff

11/12 -16/18 (Daily)

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Focused Information on GSC Core Values (LEARNS)  - a specific focus for each day of the week will be Communicated to the campus.

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All Faculty, Staff and Students

11/12 -16/18

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Tips on “Ethical Practices on Social Media” will be posted throughout the week on all of Gordon State College’s social media outlets

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All Faculty, Staff, Students and Community

11/12 – 16/18

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Twitter Contest (students post pictures of participation in Ethics Week events on Twitter- Winner of contest announced at conclusion of Ethics Week)

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All Students

11/12 – 16/18

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Students will be encouraged by various faculty members to participate in a 1 minute presentation (paper, discussion,…) on an ethical topic such as Plagiarism.

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All Students

11/12/18

7:30 AM

Kick-Off Breakfast with Dr. Nooks in Highlander Hall (Dutch Treat)

Highlander Dining Hall

All Faculty, Staff and Students

11/12/18

7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Ethics Week “Pledge of Awareness” Banner Signing –– Gordon State College Planners will be given out by Academic Affairs to first 100 students

Student Center Lobby

All Faculty, Staff and Students

11/12/18

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Lunch and Learn – “Time is Money – It’s YOUR Paycheck” -   Bring your own lunch and we will provide the desserts!

NAHS 123

All Faculty and Staff

11/12/18

2:00 PM

Viewing of the movie Gone Baby Gone

Student Center Auditorium

All Faculty, Staff and Students

11/12/18

3:30 PM

CETL presentation on “LEAP – Liberal Education America’s Promise.”  This presentation for faculty will focus on our ethical obligation to our students, and our society, to provide a broad liberal arts foundation to all of our citizens so that they experience a productive and meaningful life.

IC 112

All Faculty

11/12/18

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM  

“How to Avoid Plagiarism” – Student Success Center Workshop

Student Center 107

All Students

11/13 – 15/18

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I-spy Contest - An email with details regarding this contest will be sent out to all faculty and staff members

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All Faculty and  Staff

11/13/18

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Ethical Dos and Don’ts for the PCard

Student Center Auditorium

All PCard Holders and any interested employees

11/13/18

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Good People in Tough Situation  - Why doing the Right thing matters”

 

NAHS 123

All Students

11/13/18

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

“Ethics and the Effective Performance Reviews” Presentation

Student Center Auditorium

All Staff

11/14/18

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

“Academic Town Hall” – faculty will be involved in discussing the Highlander EDGE initiative for student success, with particular emphasis on the final E – Ethical Leadership. 

Russell 208

All Faculty

11/14/18

3:30 PM  - 4:15 PM  

“How to Avoid Plagiarism” – Student Success Center Workshop

Student Center 107

All Students

11/14/18

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

(Russell 211)

Shared Governance Town Hall” – faculty and staff are invited to attend to share thoughts on how to ethically participate in the shared governance process at Gordon State College, so that everyone has a voice in strategic decisions regarding the future of the college

Russell 211

All Faculty and Staff

11/15/18

8:00 AM

Ethics Presentation to Foundation Members

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Foundation Members

11/15/18

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Presentation on Computer/Network Usage Policy

Russell 211

All Faculty, Staff and Students

11/16/18

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Hot Chocolate and Bookmarks

IC Lobby

All Faculty, Staff and Students