Staff Senate Meeting – Campus Enterprises Update

Posted on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 by staffAdmin under General Staff Senate News.

Hear an Update from Campus Enterprises at the Staff Senate Meeting on February 13th

Did you know that Campus Enterprises oversees all of these services on campus: Auxiliary Services, the Bookstore, Dining, Parking, Passport Services, Postal, Spartan Printing, Real Estate, The Shops at Spartan Village, Spartancard Center, Sustainability, and Vending. Come to the Staff Senate Meeting on Thursday, Feb. 13th at 10:00 am (Virginia Dare Room) to hear all about it from Associate Vice Chancellor, Campus Enterprises & Real Estate, Scott Milman.

Staff Senate Meetings are always open. We hope you’ll join us.

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Staff Excellence Award Nominations

Posted on Friday, January 31st, 2020 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 (March 13, 2020). Staff, faculty, supervisors, administrators and/or students may make nominations for this award.

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

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Staff Senate Workshop

Posted on Friday, January 24th, 2020 by staffAdmin under Professional and Personal Development.

Ergonomics – Are  you set up for success?

Prevention is the best medicine. Ergonomics can roughly be defined as the study of people’s body positioning in their working environment while interacting with devices and processes. The main goal is the elimination of discomfort and risk of injury. In addition to ergonomics, UNCG offers many other opportunities contributing to employee wellness and self care. Learn about these opportunities in this session facilitated by the EH&S Dept – Bethany Pryor and Todd Beck

When: February 11, 2020 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Where: Elliott University Center (E.U.C.), Maple Room

Sign up on the Workshops website.

 

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Staff Stars

Posted on Friday, January 24th, 2020 by staffAdmin under Featured News, General Staff Senate News, Staff Recognition.

UNCG Employees are long known for volunteering and service.
Do you know a UNCG employee that has been caught in the act of caring?

The Staff Recognition Committee encourages all staff, campus-wide, to nominate employees whom they observe being kind, thoughtful, helpful or considerate.

Ready to make someone a Star?

Complete the Staff Stars Recommendation Form
(Requires UNCG username and Password)

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January 2020 Staff Rewind

Posted on Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 by staffAdmin under Featured News, General Staff Senate News.

Out of the Garden Volunteer Opportunity

When: February 20 from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm at Renaissance Plaza (2517 Phillips Avenue.) 

Please sign up to volunteer with “Out of the Garden Project” to help with the Fresh Mobile Markets – Food Drops. This is an incredible opportunity for our U.N.C.G. staff to engage with the community and see what the Out of the Garden Project is all about. And use the 24 hours of community service leave you are allotted as a SHRA or EHRA employee.

Sign up at the SignUpGenius.


Campus-wide Town Hall for Capital Campaign

As you may be aware, UNCG is in the silent phase of a comprehensive capital campaign launching this fall! We invite you to attend a campus wide town hall to hear more about what University
Advancement is doing, and where we are going.
When: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Where: Elliott University Center


Alzheimer’s Study

Dr. Jennifer Etnier is looking for participants for an Alzheimer’s Study. The study needs 240 participants from Guilford, Forsyth, Davidson, Alamance, Randolph and Rockingham Counties.
The inclusion criteria are: individuals aged 40-65, cognitively normal, English speaking, and currently not meeting physical activity guidelines and willing to be randomly assigned to a control
condition or a 1 year physical activity intervention.
Learn more at the PAAD2 website.


Position Profile: UNC System President

Are you interested in learning more about the ideal leader that the UNC System is looking for in the next President? If so, you can review the candidate profile here.


Supplies Needed for Teacher Supply Warehouse

UNCG Staff Senate is conducting the annual supply drive to benefit the Guilford Education Alliance Teacher Supply Warehouse. (More information is available in the Campus Weekly article as well.)
The Warehouse offers new and gently-used school supplies to teachers in Guilford County Schools free of charge. Donations from our campus community will help restock the shelves so teachers can visit the facility up to four times a year for items needed in their classrooms.

Most needed supplies include: copy paper, #2 pencils, pencil boxes, crayons, notebooks, colored markers, colored pencils, permanent markers, construction paper, dry erase markers, highlighters, index cards, post-it notes, 2 pocket folders, clipboards, facial tissues, scissors, Clorox wipes

Donations can be dropped off in collection bins through Friday, February 28 at:

  • Curry Building, main lobby, 2nd floor
  • School of Education Building, main lobby
  • Jackson Library, main lobby
  • Bryan School of Business & Economics, room 401-D
  • Moore Nursing Building, main lobby
  • MHRA Building, main lobby
  • 821 S. Josephine Boyd Building, receptionist area
  • Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, room 208M
  • Mossman (bin location TBD)
  • Moran Commons (main lobby near Taco Bell)

Questions about donation items or collection sites? Contact Barbara Chadwell or Wayne Johnson


Staff Senate Channel on the UNCG Mobile App

Want to stay up to date on events, service opportunities, and other announcements from Staff Senate? If so, subscribe to the new Staff Senate Channel on the UNCG Mobile App.

So how do you do that? It’s easy! Open the app and tap on the Notifications icon then click on the Explore All Channels link. Tap on Staff Senate Communication and Opt-in. It’s that easy!


Make Someone a Staff Star

UNCG Employees are long known for volunteering and service. Do you know a UNCG employee that has been caught in the act of caring? The Staff Recognition Committee encourages all staff,
campus-wide, to nominate employees whom they observe being kind, thoughtful, helpful or considerate. Ready to make someone a Star? Complete the Staff Stars Recommendation Form


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Annual Supply Drive

Posted on Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 by staffAdmin under Featured News, General Staff Senate News, Service.

Annual Supply Drive – Guilford Education Alliance Teacher Supply Warehouse

UNCG Staff Senate is conducting the annual supply drive to benefit the Guilford Education Alliance Teacher Supply Warehouse.

The Warehouse offers new and gently-used school supplies to teachers in Guilford County Schools free of charge. Donations from our campus community will help restock the shelves so teachers can visit the facility up to four times a year for items needed in their classrooms.

Most needed supplies:

  • copy paper
  • #2 pencils
  • pencil boxes
  • crayons
  • notebooks
  • colored markers
  • colored pencils
  • permanent markers
  • construction paper
  • dry eraser markers
  • highlighters
  • index cards
  • post-it notes
  • 2 pocket folders
  • clipboards
  • facial tissues
  • scissors
  • Clorox wipes

Gently-used items that can be donated include:

  • Art & craft supplies – stickers, cookie cutters
  • Ribbon, yarn, knitting needles, fabric, thread & spools
  • Holiday decorations
  • Organizing bins
  • plastic containers (with & without lids!)
  • Baskets, metal tins, vases, mason jars & coffee mugs
  • Games & puzzles (with all the pieces please!)
  • Children’s books, youth novels, classic literature
  • Hula-hoops, balls, Frisbees (used tennis balls too!)
  • Small toys for prize boxes
  • Dictionaries & thesauruses
  • CD cases, awards & trophies, picture frames
  • 3 ring binders
  • Bags – paper, canvas & plastic

Donations can be dropped off in collection bins at the following locations through Friday, February 28:

  • Curry Building, main lobby, 2nd floor
  • School of Education Building, main lobby
  • Jackson Library, main lobby
  • Bryan School of Business & Economics, room 401-D
  • Moore Nursing Building, main lobby
  • MHRA Building, main lobby
  • 821 S. Josephine Boyd Building, receptionist area
  • Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, room 208M
  • Mossman (bin location TBD)
  • Moran Commons (main lobby near Taco Bell)

Questions about donation items or collection sites? Contact Barbara Chadwell (bschadwe@uncg.edu) or Wayne Johnson (wmjohnso@uncg.edu).

 

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New Out of the Garden

Posted on Thursday, January 9th, 2020 by staffAdmin under Featured News, General Staff Senate News, Service.

Please sign up to volunteer with “Out of the Garden Project” to help with the Fresh Mobile Markets – Food Drops. This is an incredible opportunity for our U.N.C.G. staff to engage with the community and see what the Out of the Garden Project is all about. And use the 24 hours of community service leave you are allotted as an S.H.R.A. or E.H.R.A. employee of U.N.C.G. Dates have been added to the Out of the Garden Project for February, including:

  • February 20, 2020 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Renaissance Plaza, 2517 Phillips Avenue

You can SIGN UP! with Signup Genius for a day that works best for your schedule.

 

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Happy Holidays from your Staff Senate!

Posted on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 by staffAdmin under General Staff Senate News.

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November Staff Senate Rewind

Posted on Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 by staffAdmin under General Staff Senate News, Information Resources.

Staff Senate Angel Tree

It is that time of year again and the Angel Tree 2019 Signup Genius is LIVE!! We would love for you to sign up to purchase gifts for our wonderful Angel Tree Families to help make their holidays special. Find a particular item or items you would like to purchase, sign up and go shopping!

Once you have purchased your gift(s), contact the individuals listed below to arrange a time to drop off your donations by Friday, December 6th.

Gifts do not need to be wrapped but do need to be  tagged with Family#, gender and age.

Contact:  Britt Flanagan, bsflanag@uncg.edu, 336.334.4686, 123A Moore Nursing Building OR Katherine Stamey, ksstamey@uncg.edu, 336.256.1397, 114A Guilford Hall


Provost Search and Forum

It was announced last month to the campus that Provost Dunn will be transitioning from her role effective July 31, 2020. We are sad to see her go and wish her well in her future endeavors. As was announced in this Campus Weekly article, there is a scoping survey available. This is your opportunity to assist in the search for our next Provost. This survey will be open until November 25th.


Volunteer Opportunity – Toy Drive

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers for their Toy Drive this year. The following dates are available: Monday, December 9th, 9 a.m. – Noon & 1:30 p.m. 5 p.m.; Wednesday, December 11th, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thursday, December 12th, 9 a.m. – Noon; Friday, December 13th, 9 a.m. – Noon & 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

For more information contact: Hannah Holcomb hannah.joyce@uss.salvationarmy.org


Out of the Garden Volunteer Opportunity

When: November 21 from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Renaissance Plaza, 2517 Phillips Avenue

Please sign up to volunteer with “Out of the Garden Project” to help with the Fresh Mobile Markets – Food Drops. This is an incredible opportunity for our U.N.C.G. staff to engage with the community and see what the Out of the Garden Project is all about. And use the 24 hours of community service leave you are allotted as an SHRA or EHRA employee.

Sign up here.


Alzheimers’ Study

Dr. Jennifer Etnier is looking for participants for an Alzheimers’ Study. The study needs 240 participants from Guilford, Forsyth, Davidson, Alamance, Randolph and Rockingham Counties. The inclusion criteria are: individuals aged 40-65, cognitively normal, English speaking, and currently not meeting physical activity guidelines and willing to be randomly assigned to a control condition or a 1 year physical activity intervention. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/PAAD2atUNCG/


Staff Senate Channel on the UNCG Mobile App

Want to stay up to date on events, service opportunities, and other announcements from Staff Senate? If so, subscribe to the new Staff Senate Channel on the UNCG Mobile App.

So, how do you do that? It’s easy! Open the app and tap on the Notifications icon, then click on the Explore all Channels link. Tap on Staff Senate Communication and Opt-in. It’s that easy!


Have something to include in the Staff Senate Rewind? Submit this form


Stay connected with Staff Senate

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Angel Tree 2019

Posted on Monday, November 18th, 2019 by staffAdmin under General Staff Senate News, Service.

Angel Tree 2019

Happy Holidays!!! It is that time of year and Staff Senate would love for you to sign up to purchase gifts for our wonderful Angel Tree Families (FIVE OF THEM), to help make their holidays special. Find a particular item/items you would like to purchase, sign up, and shop. Once you have your gift, please contact one of the following people to arrange a time to drop off your donation by Friday, December 6, 2019:

Britt Flanagan (123-A Moore Nursing Building); bsflanag@uncg.edu; 336.334.4686

Katherine Stamey (114-A Guilford Hall); ksstamey@uncg.edu; 336-256-1397

You do not need to wrap items, however, PLEASE MAKE SURE to tag them with Family #, gender, and age. Let us know if you have any questions – Katherine Stamey  or Britt Flanagan

Angel Tree Gift Sign Up

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