Announcements

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Service Learning Institute registration due by March 30

This three-day workshop, May 14-16, will focus on incorporating service-learning activities into one of your courses in 2018-19. Information on selection criteria and the application can be found on the Community Engagement website. The deadline to register is Friday, March 30.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Sign up for wellness coaching

Student Wellness Services is offering wellness coaching, a way for students to create the life they want by exploring their strengths and focusing on their health and wellbeing. Visit the Student Wellness website for more information.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Income tax changes

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted December 2017 included numerous changes affecting individual income taxes. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recommends individuals review their paycheck income tax withholding to avoid over or under withholding at year end. A new IRS Withholding Calculator tool is available to assist employees. For more information, see Payroll News and Announcements.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) training

Environmental Health and Safety will offer training for the new Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) program Wednesday, April 18. Two sessions will be offered from 9 to 10 a.m. and 4 to 5 p.m. Training is open to the university community. Register on the EHS website.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
New workshop for Blackboard instructors: “Improving Accessibility in Your Course with Blackboard Ally”

Learn how to make files uploaded to Blackboard accessible for all students. Three opportunities are offered this spring to learn about instructor and student services available within Blackboard Ally, a new instructional technology to assist with accessibility. Visit the Faculty Workshop Calendar for dates and to register online.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Wakonse Teaching Conference information session

Overwhelmed by work? Need time for relaxation and inspiration? Find out how you can rejuvenate by attending the Wakonse Teaching Conference. Colleagues who have attended the conference will share their experiences at noon, Monday, March 26, in 378 LIB. Please register in advance.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Financial wellness information sessions

As a reminder, Human Resource Services will host two 90-minute informational sessions on simple strategies for saving more for retirement. All faculty and staff are welcome, but the focus is on successful investing and saving strategies developed especially for women. Login to MyUNIverse to view class times and to register.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Learn about leading a faculty-led study abroad program

Full-time faculty are invited to learn about leading a short-term study abroad program at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, in 007 GIL. The deadline for 2019 program proposals is Tuesday, May 1.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Wellness Wednesday: Coping with Stress

This interactive session, today, at 2 p.m., in SHC, will assist participants in identifying the causes of stress in their lives and become aware of positive coping strategies that may be helpful in reducing stress. No registration required. For more information, visit the Student Wellness website. The topic for March 28 will be sleep.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making school supply kits from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, March 26, in Old Central Ballroom C, MAU. Please register in advance.