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Welcome USG Employees

We are on our way to implementing a system-wide wellness initiative. We understand the importance of raising awareness of unhealthy lifestyles and are constantly looking for ways to increase opportunities for our employees to participate in programs that will assist them in leading happier and healthier lifestyles.

Be on the lookout as we feature tools, resources, and programs available for you to help manage your wellness. Get on board to take part in one of the many events we have planned!

Looking for institution-specific wellness information?


As part of the USG HR wellness initiative and in support of the new USG Tobacco & Smoke-Free campus policy which goes into effect on October 1, 2014, the USO HR office is now accepting mini-grant proposals in the amount of $5,000 for USG institutions to use to promote tobacco cessation for faculty and staff.

The funds can be used for classes, prizes, incentives, communications, or even for supplies for activities focused on tobacco cessation! The proposal should only include activities which benefit and support tobacco cessation for faculty and staff.

Take advantage of local services and resources like the American Cancer Society, American Lung Association, BCBSGA, Kaiser and your local health department.Be as innovative as possible!

Submit your proposal in the form of a one to two page white paper to include:

  • Activities
  • Scope with anticipated outcomes;
  • Estimated number of participants;
  • Cost breakdown of activities and;
  • Length of the project with dates.

Email your proposal to Lisa Benton, by August 30, 2014. If you have additional questions, you may contact Lisa directly at 404-962-3247.

Thank you for participating and making wellness and USG Tobacco & Smoke-Free a priority!