Employee Announcements

Posted: 8/4/15 1:47 PM

Congratulations to Associate Provost and Chief Information Officer, Annette Marksberry, who has been selected to the advisory board for the upcoming SXSW Launchedu. Launchedu showcases innovations in education with a fast-paced, live start-up competition.  
 
The program will take place on March 7-10, 2016 in Austin, TX. 

For more information: http://sxswedu.com/startups

Posted: 8/4/15 11:44 AM

Do you hire or supervise student employees?   Do you coordinate student employee efforts on behalf of your supervisor or department?   If so, please plan to attend one of the two Student Employment Orientation Sessions.

Student Employment along with representatives from Human Resources and Payroll will provide a review of important information including:

  • Hiring procedures
  • Best practices
  • Management techniques
  • And more! 

The orientation is meant for staff and faculty, both new to and experienced with, hiring and managing student employees.

Session I:   TOMORROW - Wednesday, August 5, 2015    1:00-2:00 p.m. - CLC Room 406

Session II:  Wednesday, August 12, 2015 1:00-2:00 p.m. - CLC Kennedy Hall

RSVP Now!  Not required but encouraged.

Also if you plan to hire student employees for this fall, attend the Student Employment Fair on August 24, 2015 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Cintas Center.  Registration is required.  Register Now for the Student Employment Fair!

 

Posted: 8/4/15 10:45 AM

In today’s economy, innovation is as essential as it is difficult!

Mastering design thinking requires practice. And regardless of role or level in an organization, one’s journey should start with Design Thinker, an expert-guided innovation simulation that reveals the fundamentals of IDEO’s approach. Based on ExperiencePoint’s awardwinning platform, Design Thinker builds innovation confidence and competence.

Facilitated by the CFI Team and Tom Merrill from the School of Arts & Innovation. If you attended training last year, this is a new exciting tool to put in your belt. If you have never attended, come join us and start your innovation belt!

For more information: http://designthinkinginternalaugust2015.eventbrite.com

Posted: 8/4/15 10:15 AM

A new resource to support team meetings is available.  For the two sided cards outlining Ignatian group decision-making and a “Prayer to Open a Meeting,” contact mission-identity@xavier.edu.

Posted: 8/4/15 10:12 AM

Last week, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. In the past 25 years, many improvements to access have been made which have benefited not only individuals with disabilities but society as a whole.  How often have you listened to an audio book, used the curb cut, pushed an automatic door opener, or used a ramp because it was more convenient?  It may have been convenient for some but a necessity for others to have access to printed materials, cross the street, enter a building, or bypass stairs. Those are only a few improvements to access that have been made.  Although end roads have been made, there is much more work to be done. The Americans with Disabilities Act is civil rights legislation signed into law to protect the rights of all people with disabilities to have full meaningful participation in society, despite physical, medically or psychologically imposed functional limitations and barriers.

For more information:

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Posted: 8/4/15 8:34 AM

The All For One Shop at University Station is offering faculty and staff an extra discount to get a jump start on the back-to-school rush.  See the attached flier for details and stop by in-store or online to take advantage of this special offer.

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Posted: 8/3/15 8:23 PM

Ryan Lacey, brother of Russell Lacey in the Department of Marketing, died on Sunday, July 5 in El Dorado Springs, Missouri. On Friday, July 17 a celebration of his life was held in Independence, Missouri. On Sunday, July 26 his ashes were poured in the Pacific Ocean near Malibu, California.  

Posted: 8/3/15 3:53 PM

Xavier Urban Farm, Xavier's on-campus student-run farm, will now be selling their  fresh, wholesome & organically grown produce during two weekly standard time frames. Both hosted right at the farm (across the street from McGrath Health & Wellness Center, 1714 Cleneay Avenue)! Sunday visitors are recommended to park temporarily in McGrath's parking lot. 

 

Weekly Lunch Hour Pickup Window: Every Wednesday 11AM-1PM

Weekly Farm Stand: Every Sunday 10AM-12:30PM

 

Standard, cherry & grape tomatoes, white & red potatoes, green beans, cucumbers, yellow squash, zucchini, fennel, green bell peppers, sweet italian peppers, cantaloupes, parsin star garlic,  herbs, flowers, & more! 

It doesn't get much fresher than "just picked"! 

 

Produce & Pricing Inquiries: xavierurbanfarm@gmail.com

Instagram: Xavierurbanfarm

Twitter: @xavierfarm

Facebook: www.facebook.com/xavierurbanfarm 

 

Follow us on any of our social media outlets to learn more about what we are growing for our university! 

 

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/XavierUrbanFarm?fref=ts

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Posted: 8/3/15 11:36 AM

Dorothy Beers, mother of Denise Jewell (Mark) of Athletics and grandmother of Mark Jewell, Class of 2013 and Stephen Jewell, Class of 2015 passed away on Thursday, July 30th.  Visitation will be Wednesday, August 5th from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 2550 Millville Avenue, Hamilton, OH, with a funeral mass immediately following.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Hamilton.

Posted: 8/3/15 11:34 AM

OH HOW TIME FLIES!

The Community Building Institute is celebrating its 20th anniversary!

Join us August 14th, 2015 at Xavier University for food, fun, and great music.

It's not every day that an organization as unique as CBI celebrates 20 years of working in neighborhoods throughout the Greater Cincinnati area. We're excited about where we've been and even more excited about where we're going in partnership with all of you.

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Date: August 14th, 2015

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Place: Conaton Board Room, Schmidt Hall, Xavier University

Cost per person: $65  |  Cost per table: $625

(space is limited)

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To register  click here or call Trina Jackson 513.745.3348

For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/communitybuilding/anniversary.cfm

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