The Veridian and COE Community Engagement Fellowship application is due Friday, October 30. The purpose of this Fellowship is to encourage faculty to engage with community partners to enhance their teaching and scholarship while advancing community work. Additional information and application materials can be found at the Community Engagement webpage.
Faculty & Staff Announcements
Over $17,000 has been raised towards the $25,000 challenge to support students in emergency situations. Make your gift or share the PAWprint project webpage to meet the challenge by Saturday, October 31.
Join the Cedar Valley Angels November 5 through 12 for a VIRTUAL RACE to raise funds and awareness. Walk, run, jog or even skip your way through a 5K race (or bike a 15K) to show your support for the foster community in the Cedar Valley. Together we can (virtually) EMBRACE the children and caretakers that are a part of the foster care system and give them the community, empowerment and hope they deserve to succeed. To learn more or register go to the Race to Embrace webpage.
Faculty members interested in developing a new fully online course or enhancing course design and teaching strategies in an existing online course are encouraged to attend an upcoming Quality Matters (QM) workshop. Workshop descriptions, dates, and registration deadlines can be found on the faculty professional development page. For questions about the QM workshops, email Michelle Kosalka.
Human Resource Services will host a confidential biometric screening on Friday, November 6. Additional precautions and procedures will be taken related to COVID-19 and communicated to those registered. To register, visit the confidential biometric screening webpage. Walk-ins will not be accepted.
If you are not able to attend the College Hill Farmers Market on Thursdays, shop online at Curbside Market by Wednesday at 4 p.m. for contactless, curbside pick up from 4-6 p.m. Thursdays in the parking lot behind Bani's (corner of 22nd and Olive). This is a great way to support local producers without attending the market.
The 2021 Annual Benefits Open Enrollment period will run from Sunday, November 1 through Monday, November 30, 2020. Watch for an upcoming email announcement and an informational mailing that will be sent to your home address later this month.
Human Resource Services will host an informational session about successful investing, on Thursday, November 19 at noon via Webcast. This TIAA led session will guide you through stocks, annuities, mutual funds and IRA's. Please register in advance.
If you haven't received your flu shot, it is not too late. Additional flu shot clinics have been added at the Student Health Clinic. Visit our Free Annual Flu Vaccination webpage for clinic dates and times.
Due to COVID-19, the annual The Way Up Conference, designed for women leaders and administrators in higher education, has been canceled for 2020. Originally scheduled for November, the conference is now scheduled for 2021 on November 4 and 5 at the Coralville Marriott. Mark your calendars. See The Way Up website for details.