Compliance News

New PCard Reconciliation and Approval Process Coming to Campus   (Sep 2016)
"The PCard (Procurement Card) is getting an upgrade. A new software package will be implemented during fall semester that will make PCard reconciliation and approval easier and more efficient. Training for the new module will be available approximately four weeks before and during the implementation. Four groups of campus will be affected with this change: Department Heads, PCard Coordinators, PCard Approvers, and PCard Holders. Each group will have training available tailored to their PCard role(s)."  Read More...
 
ADA Assessment Plan Aims to Transform Campus for All   (Apr 2016)
"Removing barriers for access on a college campus the size of Georgia Tech — which spans 400 acres and has 197 buildings — requires thoughtful planning and significant resources. To maximize accessibility with regard to both infrastructure and programming, the Institute embarked upon an American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Assessment Plan two years ago in partnership with the Institute for Human Centered Design. 'You don’t have to have a defined disability to benefit from programs and facilities that are just easier to use,' said Denise Johnson-Marshall, ADA coordinator. 'The goal with the assessment and future action plan will make the campus user-friendly for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors.'" Read More...
 
Protecting Data Assets with Two-Factor Authentication   (Feb 2016)
"To better protect the Institute’s data – including employee data – from future cyber risks, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) will begin deploying two-factor authentication to early adopters across campus in 2016. The Office of Development and the Office of the President are among the first offices to adopt this technology department-wide. Offices in the Division of Administration and Finance are scheduled to follow this year." Read More...
 
New Sexual Assault Training Mandatory for Georgia Tech Employees   (Feb 2016)
"This training requirement is intended to enable faculty and staff to better assist students and other community members, including colleagues, impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. This mandatory one-time training requirement for current Georgia Tech employees — faculty, staff, and student employees — will be administered during the annual compliance campaign that begins March 7 and ends April 8." Read More...
 
Copyright & Fair Use Web site Now Available   (Feb 2016)
 
"The recently-launched Georgia Tech Library Copyright and Fair Use Web site offers a host of information for both budding and expert creators and users of copyrighted materials." 
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New Cyber Security Training Coming this Spring   (Feb 2016)
"As part of an ongoing educational campaign from Georgia Tech’s Cyber Security team to help ensure that all employees – faculty, staff, and student workers – are aware of best practices for safe computing, employees will now be required by the Institute to participate in cyber security training beginning this spring. This mandatory, annual training for all Georgia Tech employees will be included in the Institute’s annual Ethics and Conflict of Interest Compliance Campaign that begins March 7 and ends April 8." Read More...
 
Annual Compliance Campaign is Underway   (Feb 2016)
"Each year, Georgia Tech employees are required to affirm their understanding of the Institute’s ethical standards and the conflict of interest policy, and certify all external activities and financial relationships. This year, two additional components are being added to the Institute’s Compliance Campaign: cyber security and Haven for Faculty & Staff training. All faculty, staff, and student workers must complete all four compliance requirements between March 7 and April 8, 2016." Read More...
 
CREATE-X Launches Legal Office Hours   (Jan 2016)
"With entrepreneurship flourishing on Tech’s campus, legal questions are bound to arise for student inventors. CREATE-X has launched a new program, Legal Buzz, to help students navigate their legal questions. Students will have the opportunity to have their questions answered by lawyers from Troutman Sanders who provide their counsel pro bono, meaning 'for the public good.' The service is available at no cost to students." Read More...
 

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