The spring 2014 Career Day is almost here. Including 35 registered employers, the event is on Thursday, March 20 in the Anderson Center from 3 to 6 p.m. The event includes corporations, federal and state government and non-profit organizations looking to fill full-time and internship positions. Please remind students to arrive with resumes and dressed in business professional attire. For more information, visit http://academics.umw.edu/academicandcareerservices/spring-2014-career-day/ or call (540) 654-1010(540) 654-1010.
Campus Dining is hosting a Health and Wellness Fair on Tuesday, March 11 between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Seacobeck Hall. Representatives from over 20 medical practices and companies or organizations that provide wellness-related products and services will be on hand with information, samples and demonstrations. This is a great opportunity to learn about the many health and wellness resources in our community. The event will also include:
* Door Prizes and Free Food & Beverage Samples!
* Mindful Cooking Competition, 5:30 p.m. in the Faculty & Staff Dining Room
* Dance Trance Demonstration at 6:15 p.m. (room TBD)
* Mindful Menu in all dining rooms for dinner!
The Fair and Cooking Competition are free and open to the public. The cost of dinner for members of the UMW faculty and staff is $5 and $10.75 plus tax for their guests or the general public. For more information, contact Rose Benedict at email@example.com.
Mehdi Aminrazavi, professor of philosophy and religion and co-director of the Leidecker Center for Asian Studies, will serve as a panelist for “The Mystery of Liberation: Finding the Intersection of Faith and Politics,” a community panel discussion on Sunday, March 9. The discussion will take place at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 905 Princess Anne St., in Fredericksburg. The event is free, though donations are accepted and attendees should register here.
This event is part of the Lenten discussions taking place on Saturday, March 8 through Sunday, March 9. For more information, check out this article in the Free Lance-Star.
Ranked #2 in the CAC, the Eagles will host St. Mary’s in the CAC Semifinals TONIGHT @ 7 pm. Help us paint the Anderson Center by wearing your favorite blue or gray UMW gear! Blue & Gray Day will kick off with a very special National Anthem performance by One Note Stand, “UMW’s freshest a cappella group”!
Please note: Per CAC rules, no passes will be accepted. All UMW students will be admitted free with valid I.D.! So get to the arena early and get a good seat, because it is the playoffs and the arena will be packed!
Faculty and Staff Mixer:
The Staff Advisory Council sponsored their first-ever faculty and staff mixer at the Home Team Grill on Wednesday, Feb. 26 with more than 50 faculty, staff and students mingling and enjoying wings and drinks.
“What a great opportunity to mix and mingle with colleagues from varied departments within the University community, in such a casual setting…from the Hurley’s, to faculty, administrators, classified employees and a representative array of students,” said Cedric Rucker, associate vice president and dean of student life.
Stay tuned for details on the next mixer.
The S.A.C. met last week and heard from President Richard Hurley on the latest happenings at UMW. Check out the full meeting minutes below. The next meeting is March 20 in Lee Hall, Room 412. All meetings are open to the greater UMW community.
Monday, March 3 is the last day to send your name ideas for the Eagle Has Landed initiative.
Excellent Eagle Nominations:
You can now submit your Excellent Eagle Employee nominations via our website.
S.A.C. Email Address:
Send your questions, concerns, ideas to the Staff Advisory Council via our new email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to Betsy Chinn, office manager for the Office of the President, who has been selected as the Excellent Eagle Employee for the month of March. A parking spot of her choosing has been reserved for her through the end of the month.
Here is what a co-worker said about her:
“Betsy is an exemplary employee who always provides over the top customer service every single day. I am always so impressed with how she handles any situation thrown her way in the President’s office. She is diligent and dedicated while being kind, thoughtful and always gracious to everyone she comes in contact with. She works with enthusiasm and with a real sense of professionalism. My hope is that every department would have a Betsy……”
To nominate someone who you believe is an Excellent Eagle Employee, send an email to Priscilla Sullivan (email@example.com) with Excellent Eagle Employee in the subject line. In your email, be sure to list the person’s name, department, job title, work location (with the most convenient parking lot), and of course, the reason why you believe they should be recognized. Please spread the word to other employees about this wonderful opportunity to recognize a co-worker(s).
You may now go to the Staff Advisory Council’s site and click on the Excellent Eagle tab to make a nomination: http://sac.umwblogs.org/excellent-eagle/.