Service Opportunity: Tornado Relief

Posted on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 by staffAdmin under Featured News, General Staff Senate News, Service.
HHS is collecting items for community members impacted by the tornado Sunday evening. If you are able, please consider donating items to assist the emergency shelters with housing those that have been displaced. Also, we are taking in school supplies to help the children who have been relocated in order to finish the school year.
Donations will be taken to emergency shelters like Glenwood Recreation Center, and Interactive Resource Center. School items will be donated to the schools that are helping with displaced students.
Donation bins will be located in the following areas until Friday 4/20:
Stone Building – outside of Edward’s Lounge
Coleman Building – 3rd floor entrance near Fleming Gym concessions.

Comments Off on Service Opportunity: Tornado Relief

More Than Meets the Eye

Posted on Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 by staffAdmin under Featured News, Professional and Personal Development.

Looking is just the first step to seeing. Inspired by the book, “On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes” by Alexandra Horowitz and WAM’s “Art of Seeing” Program, Curator of Education Ann Grimaldi leads visitors on an interactive tour about building visual awareness. Guided discussions in the galleries along with a simple sketching activity and small reception following the tour are included. This event is free and open to all UNCG employees Space is limited. Snacks are provided.

Registration Required.

Please register at the UNCG Workshops & Events website: http://workshops.uncg.edu MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 3:30PM—4:30PM Weatherspoon Art Museum

Download (PDF, 575KB)

Comments Off on More Than Meets the Eye

Staff Senate Scholarship 2018-2019

Posted on Monday, March 5th, 2018 by staffAdmin under Featured News, General Staff Senate News.

The 2018-2019 Staff Senate Scholarship application is available now!

To be eligible for this award, the applicant must:

  1. Have a completed FAFSA on file with the UNCG Office of Financial Aid by October 1, 2017.
  2. Be a resident of the State of North Carolina.
  3. Be a permanent full-time UNCG Staff Member with at least 5 years of service in the North Carolina State System OR dependent, spouse, or domestic partner of an eligible employee.
  4. Be enrolled in a degree seeking program at UNCG (Visions, Visiting, Auditing and some certificate programs are not eligible as they are not degree seeking programs).
  5. Remain a permanent employee of UNCG (dependent, spouse, or domestic partner of an eligible employee) during the time period for which the scholarship is awarded.
  6. Meet eligibility requirements as set forth in the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy for Financial Aid Eligibility.
  7. Be aware that the following may be taken into consideration during the review process:
    1. Eligibility of Employee as determined by HRS or EPA‐HR Financial Need as determined by Financial Aid with FAFSA
    2. Academic Standing of applicant
    3. Disciplinary record of Employee
    4. Application
    5. Essay (see last page of application)

Deadline and Notification:

Applications are due to Megan Delph or Nor Orthman, Staff Senate PPD Committee Co-Chairs, no later than 11:59 PM on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. These may be completed using our online submission form through the Staff Senate website.

The scholarship recipient will be notified in writing by the UNCG Staff Senate Professional and Personal Development Committee no later than June 15, 2018. Funds will be distributed through the University via The Office of Financial Aid and are subject to policies set forth through the Office of Financial Aid.

Comments Off on Staff Senate Scholarship 2018-2019

Spring Break Workshop

Posted on Thursday, March 1st, 2018 by staffAdmin under Featured News, Professional and Personal Development.

Date: Wednesday March 7, 2018

Workshop title: Find Your WHY: Define what’s next…

Presenter: Bill Johnson, Dream Dean

Venue: Stone 219–Edwards Lounge

Time: 8:30AM-4;30PM

Cost:  Free for those who register at workshops.uncg.edu

Comments Off on Spring Break Workshop

Staff Excellence Award Nominations

Posted on Friday, January 12th, 2018 by staffAdmin under Featured News, General Staff Senate News, Staff Recognition.

Do you know a staff member who shows outstanding devotion to duty, is an innovator in their work, and has made significant service contributions to the university? If so, take time to nominate that person for a Staff Excellence Award!

The University Staff Excellence Award of $1,000 will be presented to two deserving permanent SHRA or EHRA Non-faculty employees who are in good standing, and have been employed at UNCG for at least two years as of the nomination deadline (February 2nd). Staff, faculty, supervisors, administrators and/or students may make nominations for this award.

Nomination Form: https://goo.gl/forms/yDfxawfuved1cX3H3

Comments Off on Staff Excellence Award Nominations

Submit Angel Tree Nominations

Posted on Monday, November 6th, 2017 by staffAdmin under General Staff Senate News, Service.
The deadline for Angel Tree nominations has been extended to Friday, November 10th.  If you know a staff member or student in need this Holiday Season, please complete the application and submit to Eric Marsburn (e_marshb@uncg.edu) 334-5073 or Lori Krise (lwkrise@uncg.edu) 334-3905.
Comments Off on Submit Angel Tree Nominations

Only 3 Seats Left! Register Now!

Posted on Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 by staffAdmin under Professional and Personal Development.

Basic First Aid & EFR

Come join us for a very Basic First Aid & Emergency First Response (EFR) workshop by Dr. Donald Sweeney, a certified emergency Nurse from Moses Cone & an avid survivalist (wilderness medicine). This workshop is for those who have no prior knowledge of basic first aid. It covers day to day siutations & what you can do to provide immediate care for yourself & loved ones before EMS arrives or when you can not get through to “911”. Learn what you can do with household items or whatever you have on hand to stem an injury.

Light refreshments provided. Space is limited.

Register Now workshops.uncg.edu

Thursday, October 26,2017

10:30 am – 12:00 pm,

Faculty Center

Comments Off on Only 3 Seats Left! Register Now!

Fall Break Seminar

Posted on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by staffAdmin under Professional and Personal Development.
Date: Monday 10/9/2017
Workshop Title: “Find Your Why: What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do”
Presenter: Bill Johnson
Venue: SOEB 118
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Others: Snacks & Lunch will be provided
Cost: Free for those who register at workshops.uncg.edu
Comments Off on Fall Break Seminar

Volunteers for National Folk Festival

Posted on Thursday, August 31st, 2017 by staffAdmin under General Staff Senate News.

Come enjoy and participate in the National Folk Festival September 8-10, 2017 with your fellow Spartans!

Comments Off on Volunteers for National Folk Festival

Brown Bag Seminar: The Language of Investing

Posted on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 by staffAdmin under General Staff Senate News, Professional and Personal Development.

The Staff Senate Professional and Personal Development committee is pleased to offer the following Brown Bag Seminar:

The Language of Investing

presented by Jim Milanese, UNCG Bryan School

Participants will learn about stocks, bonds, CDs and other types of investments as well as the risks involved in investing and diversifying an investment portfolio.

Space is limited. Please register HERE.

Comments Off on Brown Bag Seminar: The Language of Investing