March 30, 2010: Faculty/Staff News
Technology on Your Own Terms Series Continues April 7
The title of the next session is “Share with Surety: Facebook Privacy Settings for the Casual Facebook User.”
It is assumed that participants in this workshop already have a Facebook account, and will have their login information with them when they attend.
Staff Senate Meet & Greet the Candidates
Those nominated representing the clerical staff include Lisa Bealla, Tammi Cherra, Patricia Cummings, Barbara Eagen, Barbara Evans, Colleen Gilboy, Nancy Gownley, Lenore Keeler, Kristi Klein, Nancy Laffey, Diane Lang, Erin Maguire, Cathy Murphy, Pauline Palko, Lynn Scramuzza and Shannon Sennefelder. Representing Maintenance, Technical, Trades and Public Safety are Kathy Clause, John Harris, Bob Keegan, Glen Pace, Bill Pilger, Pete Sakowski and JoAnn Stavisky. Representing the Professional/Paraprofessional staff are Robert Davis, James Francescelli, Denise Gurz, Corey Henfling, Larry Hickernell, Diana Howe, Margaret Hynosky, Catherine Mascelli, Danielle Morse, Donna Simpson, Monica Thomas, Diane Valentino, Jason Wimmer and Janice Winslow.
Draft University Strategic Plan for Review
Your feedback is important. Please take a few moments to review the current draft of this plan, available at https://royaldrive.scranton.edu/xythoswfs/webui/_xy-1368431_1-t_OIAYWVPQ. If you would like to share any comments or suggestions on the plan, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, April 16.
Accommodations: What is Reasonable?
Psychologist Bob Liskowicz from the University Counseling Center will explain what reasonable accommodations mean to educators during a meeting Wednesday, March 31, from 2 to 4 p.m. in STT 590.
Liskowicz will be joined by Nancy Dolan, University Counsel, who will explain the University’s and instructors’ obligations concerning reasonable accommodation.
To register for the event, visit https://uis.scranton.edu/pls/prod/uis2.log?f=ycaevnt.event.
Committee on the Status of Women’s Open Forum Set for April 8
Additional Sexual Harassment Training Dates Open
The additional dates are as follows:
If you have not attended the policy brief within the last two years, have not already signed up, or feel that you need a refresher course, contact the Office of Equity & Diversity at 941-6645 or e-mail email@example.com.
Alumni Loyalty and Service Award: Nominate an Outstanding Senior
Nominate a deserving senior electronically — http://www.scrantonalumnicommunity.com/s/807/index.aspx?sid=807&gid=1&pgid=999&cid=1927 — or print this Nomination Form — http://matrix.scranton.edu/alumni/pdf/NominationForm.pdf — and send it to the Office of Alumni Relations, 3rd Floor Scranton Life Building.
Nominees should be graduating seniors from the College of Arts & Sciences, the Kania School of Management, or The Panuska College of Professional Studies. A separate selection process has been established for the College of Graduate and Continuing Education.
Deadline for nominations is Wednesday, March 31. For more information, contact Ashley Motter at x6669. To learn more about the Alumni Loyalty and Service Award, visit http://matrix.scranton.edu/alumni/StayConnected/Ohara/LoyaltyIndex.shtml.
Upcoming Individual Pension Counseling Sessions
Ron Taraborrelli, ChFC, CLU, CFP of TIAA-CREF will be on campus Wednesday, March 31, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Please call the Office of Human Resources at x7767 to schedule your appointment. Meetings will be held in St. Thomas Hall, Conference Room 115.
Call for Nominations
The Employee Recognition Program provides an avenue whereby employees’ exemplary contributions and achievements will be recognized.
This effort will support the values established by the Planning and Information Resources organization. As a division, we are committed to the on-going recognition of the achievements and contributions of our staff who are committed to the divisional values.
Three awards are given each year to the nominated employees who best exemplify and further the following fundamental values:
· A passion for our work
· An atmosphere of mutual respect, collaboration and professional respect
· A distinct customer focus
· A spirit of innovation
· An emphasis on agility
The awards are based upon performance from April of the previous year (2009) through March of the award year (2010). Nominations are accepted Dec. 1 through March 31 of each year.
Nominations may be received from any source, internal or external to the division and submitted to the awards committee, in care of the Office of the Vice President and CIO or submitted electronically to http://matrix.scranton.edu/pir/erp.shtml.
The following information should be included:
(1) Nominee's name
(2) Description of the specific contribution or action made by the nominee
(3) How the nominee's action(s) and contribution(s) demonstrate at least one of the five values listed above
(4) Nominator's name The nominator should give as complete a description as possible regarding what the nominee accomplished to deserve the award and how it demonstrates one or more of the Divisional Values.
If you have any questions concerning the employee recognition program, please send an e-mail to the Vice President for Planning at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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