Posted: 8/28/15 11:50 AM
Today is the first UPRC & AC meeting of 2015-16. We would like to take a moment to welcome our new UPRC council members, Marco Fatuzzo, Professor & Chair, Physics and John Kucia, Administrative Vice President and thank the council members who have completed their terms, Shannon Byrne-Cueva, Professor and Chair of Classics and Modern Languages and Lori Johnson, Assistant Provost, Student Enrichment.
As a friendly reminder, you can access the UPRC site by using the Nexus Icon on the employee hub or the following link:
New this year is a FY17 Budget Cycle Calendar. The calendar provides a way for the campus community to see the timeline for information being requested by and due back to the Financial Planning and Budgets office to develop the FY17 budget recommendation by UPRC.
We hope you enjoy our newest feature and we are looking forward to another great year!
Posted: 8/28/15 10:43 AM
Due to the high volume of new hire student workers, we have extended the timesheet submission deadline to Wednesday, September 2 by 5pm instead of Monday August 31. If the student worker is unable to access their timesheet by Wednesday, September 2 you should contract the Payroll Department at ext 3436. The student payroll schedule is located at http://www.xavier.edu/controller/payroll/Payroll-Schedule.cfm and the instructions for Webtime entry is http://www.xavier.edu/career/Student-Employment1.cfm for your convenience. Thank you for your patience.
Posted: 8/28/15 9:52 AM
Faculty and staff are invited as Chad Hershock from Carnegie Mellon University’s Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence & Pedagogical Innovation provides the CTE’s fall keynote presentation on “How Teaching Works: Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies,” Monday, August 31st, 3:00-4:15 p.m. in Kennedy Auditorium. Reception follows.
For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/cte/Chad-Hershock.cfm
Posted: 8/28/15 4:38 AM
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion invites students, staff and faculty to attend our official re-naming ceremony on Monday, August 31 from 2-4pm. We are located in the Gallagher Student Center on the second floor. This ceremony acknowledges the evolution of a new identity center on campus that seeks to engage the entire Xavier community in dialogue about issues related to diversity and inclusion. During the ceremony, there will be brief words shared regarding our work on campus, tour of the space, CDI swag readily available and time to mingle over food and drink. We hope to see you there!
Posted: 8/27/15 1:41 PM
Do you love music? Do you sing or play an instrument? If so, we have a place for you in our ensembles! You do not have to be a music major to participate!
Symphonic Wind Ensemble rehearses MWF 1-1:50. Jazz Ensemble rehearses TR 2:30-3:45. The Xavier University Pep Band performs at home Men's and Women's Basketball games and other special events. Please contact Dr. Benjamin Chamberlain (firstname.lastname@example.org; 513-745-3865) if interested in either group.
Chamber Orchestra rehearses MW 4:30-5:45. Please contact Manami White (email@example.com; 513-745-3866) if interested in Chamber Orchestra.
For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/music/ensembles.cfm
Posted: 8/27/15 1:06 PM
Staff and administrators are invited to identify activities that will support “the appropriation of Xavier’s Jesuit identity at the individual…level” when making this year’s performance goals (such as under Section 2: Organizational Goals) to align with the University’s 2015-16 Goals. For information on opportunities and activities, contact CMO Debra Mooney@xavier.edu.
(note to editor: - please consult with me prior to making any changes to this submission)
Posted: 8/27/15 1:06 PM
The University Library now provides iPads for check-out at the Connection Center desk in the CLC. These iPads may circulate outside the CLC building for the day. The library encourages students, faculty and staff to provide suggestions and feedback about their experience when returning the iPads. Please contact Megan Martin, Circulation Supervisor, with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted: 8/27/15 12:14 PM
September 14 will be Sustainability Day with the theme “Consumption Justice”. Events include updates on Xavier sustainability efforts and remarks by Provost Scott Chadwick. Political theorist Benjamin Barber will also be discussing his work, Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole, a thought provoking examination of our overproducing economy. Please plan to attend from 3-4:30 p.m. in Kennedy Auditorium in CLC. Cosponsored by the Sustainability Committee, the Ethics/Religion and Society Program, and the Brueggeman Center.
For more information: http://books.wwnorton.com/books/Consumed/
Posted: 8/27/15 9:25 AM
We want to know what makes you smile! So come share your smiles with us at our open-air photobooth today from 5:30 p.m 'til 7:30 p.m. in front of Fenwick. Bring your friends - new and old - to get your own free prints to take home!
Posted: 8/27/15 8:18 AM
Faculty and Staff who have been at Xavier for more than a year are invited to serve as table hosts at the Manresa for New Faculty and Staff Luncheons hosted by the Center for Mission and Identity. To sign up to be a table host, click here. For more information, email Joe Shadle at Shadlej@xavier.edu.
Posted: 8/27/15 7:35 AM
The topic of the second session of the Retirement 101 session is tips on navigating Social Security and Medicare. Sue Denny from the Social Security Office will be presenting this very informative session on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 11:30am to 12:30pm in the Schott Hall Presentation Room. Please register for this and other upcoming sessions by clicking the link below.
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