McElroy Fellowship candidates must intend to pursue a Ph.D. and be a December 2020 or May 2021 graduate with a liberal arts degree. Awardees will receive $12,000 per year for three years to help defray education costs. In addition to an above-average academic record, students will be evaluated on their character, leadership and general interests. Potential applicants should contact Bryce Kanago to express interest and discuss eligibility. The UNI application deadline is Monday, February 1, 2021.
The Service-Learning Institute is being offered online, asynchronous January 8-25. Applications are due Monday, January 4. The SLI is intended for those ready to design/re-design a course and embed a service-learning project into a course for spring/fall 2021. More information can be found at the Service-Learning Institute webpage. EMAIL Julianne Gassman with questions.
All UNI students can earn their Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential-making you 7x more likely to rise to a leadership position in the social sector. Social sector jobs are available in most all areas (business, PR, tourism, education, global studies, and many more). Email Julianne Gassman with questions or find more information at the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance webpage.
After over 31 years of dedication and commitment to service at UNI, Nancy Lindgard will be retiring on January 4, 2021. Please join us for a celebration of Nancy and her many accomplishments on Thursday, December 17, 2020, from 2:00-3:30pm via Zoom. To attend the event, simply send an email message to Marty Mark and your name will be added to the calendar invitation, at which time you'll receive a link to the event. Please feel free to share this with other colleagues who would like to thank Nancy and wish her well in her retirement.
Human Resource Services will host an informational session on retiring from UNI. This hour long session will be presented via Zoom on Wednesday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. Please register in advance.
Trying to securely make the most of today’s technology can be overwhelming for almost all of us, but it can be especially challenging for family members not as used to or as familiar with technology. Therefore, we wanted to share some key steps to help secure family members who may be struggling with technology and might misunderstand the risks that come with using it. Read more on the SANS Security Awareness webpage.
With campus transitioning to an extended winter break, please review the safety document of safety reminders. It is important that everyone does their part to protect campus while many transition back to working from home. Thank you to everyone for the hard work this semester ensuring our students could be back on campus.
The eBusiness System will not be available from 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 11 to 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 14. This includes timecards, payslips, purchase orders and other self-service applications.
There is still time to Purchase your favorite UNI cookie dough made on campus at Fresh Beginnings to take home and enjoy with loved ones this holiday season. New this year - holiday sugar cookie cut-outs in assorted holiday shapes, just $7.99 for a pack of 2-dozen. Plus an assortment of flavors of cookie dough preformed and ready for the oven; prices range from $11.99-$13.99 per pack of 3-dozen. And don't forget the icing - 16oz tubs are $2.99. Order online by Wednesday, December 16 for pick up at Biscotti's in Redeker Center through Wednesday, December 23.
The Black Hawk County Health Department has released a survey to assess community attitudes toward the COVID-19 vaccine. Please complete the survey and then share it with your networks, family and friends encouraging them to do the same. They need community input. The survey can also be accessed through the Black Hawk County Public Health Covid-19 web page.