Ethics Awareness Week

Office of Internal Audits

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Ethics Awareness Week
November 8 - 14, 2021

The week of November 8 – 14, 2021 has been designated “Ethics Awareness Week” and in support of this effort, the University System of Georgia (USG) institutions, including Albany State University (ASU) will participate under the theme, “Celebrating our Ethical Culture”.  This week will be highlighted with activities to bring awareness, promote and maintain a more ethical culture at all USG institutions.

The Office of Internal Audits will provide a number of activities and partner with other Departments during the week to help bring awareness to prevent unethical behavior and promote shared values of integrity, respect, excellence, accountability and responsibility.

“INTEGRITY, the choice between what’s convenient and what’s right.”                                                
                                                                                                   Tony Dungy, Uncommon


2021 Ethics Awareness week activities

1.        Student Affairs/Student Activities Advisory Board Presents:

             Ethical Movie Night Featuring "Law Abiding Citizen"

             Date: Monday, November 8, 2021            Time: 7:00 pm            Venue: Virtual


2.       Housing and Residence Life Presents:

          Guest Speaker: Dr. Jerome Benjamin, Lead Firm CEO

           Ethical Ascension: "No Short Cuts to Success" Student Seminar

           Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021            Time: 6:00 pm            Venue: BCB Auditorium


3.        Office of Internal Audits Presents:

          Campus Guest Speaker: Dr. Jerome Benjamin, Lead Firm CEO

           Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021            Time: 11:00 am            Venue: C Building, Room 266-N


4.       Housing & Residence Life Presents:

          Guest Speaker: Chef Sonya, Sweet Auburn Bread Company CEO

           Ethical and Wellness Care Presentation: Your Greatest Wealth is Your Health: Healthy Eating, Healthy Thinking,

          Healthy Living  -   Health and Wellness Workshop 

           Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021           Time: 6:00 pm            Venue: Hall 6 Demo Kitchen


5.        ASU Office of Internal Audits Presents:

           Ethics Awareness Training

           Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021        Time: 11:00 am           Venue: Virtual


6.       Housing & Residence Life Presents:

          Sunrise and Sunset Horse Back Rides

         " Accountability and Trust among Peers: Taking a trot into promoting an ethical culture"

          Date: Sunday, November 14, 2021       Time: 7:00 am - 8:30 am &  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm        Venue: Behind Halls 5 & 6


7.       Office of Internal Audits:

          Daily Ethics Awareness Trivia Questions (based on BOR Ethics and Compliance Policies)


8.       USG Ethics Awareness Presentation:

         Guest Speaker: Justice Harold Melton, Former Chief Justice of the the Supreme Court of Georgia

          "The Higher Calling of Public Service"         Date and Time: TBA        Venue: Virtual Video Presentation


9.       USG Virtual Ethics and Compliance Best Practice Panel:

          Ethics & Compliance Panel Discussion - "Accountability in Higher Education"

           Date: Friday, November 12, 2021        Time: 10:00 am           Venue: Virtual


  “Ethics is a code of values which guide our choices and actions and determine the purpose and course of our lives.”                                                                     Ayn Rand