Submit Angel Tree Nominations

Posted on Monday, November 6th, 2017 by staffAdmin under Featured News, 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.
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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

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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
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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!

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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.

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Help with Student Move-in: August 10-11

Posted on Thursday, July 13th, 2017 by staffAdmin under General Staff Senate News, Service.

Staff Senate along with the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling would like volunteers to help collect and recycle cardboard during student move-in on August 10th – 11th.  Shifts last 2 hours and each volunteer will receive a t-shirt, gloves and lunch (meal pass).  If you have questions please contact Ben Kunka at bakunka@uncg.edu.

If you are interested in helping please sign up HERE.

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2017 UNCG Employee Field Day

Posted on Monday, April 17th, 2017 by staffAdmin under General Staff Senate News, Service.

EVENTS

Individual games will run continuously throughout the day (approximately every 15 minutes). Winners of the individual games will win an Employee Field Day Medal. Winners of the Minute to Win It games will win an Employee Field Day Ribbon.  Events Include:

  • Hula Hoop Contest
  • Ball Toss
  • Egg/Spoon Race
  • Musical “Chairs”
  • Minute to Win It Games
    • “Junk in the Trunk” – players try to bounce a ping pong ball out of a tissue box that is tied around their waist
    • “Cookie Face” – players place a cookie on their forehead and have to get it to their mouth without using their hands
    • “Wrecking Ball Bowling” – players wear a stocking with a tennis ball in it on their head and using only the stocking/ball try to knock over water bottles filled with dried beans/rice

Team Events will run on the half hour – 11:30, 12:30 and 1:30. Teams will be competing for bragging rights and the coveted Employee Field Day Trophy – this year in GOLD! Events Include:

  • Obstacle Course Relay Race (Dizzy bat, Waiter/Waitress walk, Crabwalk, Over/Under)
  • Tic-Tac-Toe Human Relay
  • Tug of War

Fitness competitions are new this year! A leader board will be posted throughout the event and winners will be notified at the end of the event (around 1:45 pm). Participants will be competing for bragging rights and the coveted Employee Field Day Trophy – this year in GOLD!

 Fitness events include:

  • Plank  – How long can you hold it?
  • Push up – How many can you do?
  • Burpees – How many can you do?

Spartan Pride Dress Your Best Contest! Spiro will be judging the individual with the most Spartan Spirit and the team with the most Spartan Spirit! Winners announced at 1:45 pm! Wear your blue and gold!

We will have several open play, leisure games, such as corn hole and ladder toss,  for you to play throughout the day! 

We will also be collecting donation for the Humane Society of the Piedmont. For a list of items needed, please click here

To register your attendance, please do so HERE!

To register your team, please do so HERE! 

 

Rain date: April 28, 2017

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Pet Food Drive

Posted on Monday, April 17th, 2017 by staffAdmin under General Staff Senate News, Service.

The Staff Senate is sponsoring a one-week pet food drive for the Humane Society from 4/17/17 – 4/21/17. Bins for pet food collections will be in Becher-Weaver, Bryan, the Caf, the EUC, and Mossman.  Bins will also be available at Employee Field day on Friday, April 21st. Please support the Humane Society to help them feed local pets in need. For more information about the Humane Society and what they do for our community, please visit their website: http://www.hspiedmont.org/

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JBR Memorial Staff Scholarship Accepting Applications until May 1, 2017

Posted on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 by staffAdmin under General Staff Senate News.

Applications are now being accepted for the UNC Staff Assembly’s Janet B. Royster Memorial Staff Scholarship. The deadline is May 1, 2017.

The Janet B. Royster (JBR) Memorial Staff Scholarship Fund was created in August of 2011 by the UNC Staff Assembly in memory of UNC-TV employee Janet B. Royster.  Janet represented UNC-TV on the General Administration Staff Forum and was subsequently elected to the UNC Staff Assembly.  She served as its first Parliamentarian until her untimely death in June 2011.  This scholarship promotes staff development for permanent, full-time, non-faculty employees, as well as recognizes and honors Janet’s leadership and dedication to all UNC employees.

The JBR Memorial Staff Scholarship provides one or more annual awards, based on the availability of funds.  Scholarships provide assistance towards earning a degree or other professional certification.  The maximum award amount per academic year is $1,000.  Awards are not automatically renewable.  Recipients are selected by a Selection Committee.  Some of the following factors will be considered by the committee in making selections:

    • The educational goals of the applicant
    • The financial needs of the applicant
    • The commitment of the applicant to his or her UNC employer institution
    • The relationship of the educational program to the applicant’s job
    • In addition to the application, you will also need two letters of recommendation, a copy of your UNCG university ID card, and a copy of your résumé. You may also include information about the course or training which you are seeking.

Visit https://www.northcarolina.edu/scholarships/janet-b-royster-jbr-memorial-staff-scholarship-fund for more information.

About the Staff Assembly

The UNC Staff Assembly is the elected body of representatives of the staff of the seventeen campuses of the University of North Carolina, General Administration, and affiliates. Delegates of the UNCG Staff Senate represent The University of North Carolina at Greensboro on the Staff Assembly.

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Staff Senate Scholarship 2017-2018

Posted on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 by staffAdmin under General Staff Senate News, Professional and Personal Development.

The Staff Senate is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 Staff Senate Scholarship!

Do you meet these criteria?
Are you or your dependent, spouse or domestic partner enrolled in a degree seeking program at UNCG for 2017-18?
Are you a permanent full-time UNCG staff member? Do you have at least 5 years of service in the North Carolina State System?

If so, you may be eligible to apply for the 2017-18 Staff Senate Scholarship.

For more information, please visit: http://staffsenate.uncg.edu/about-us/professional-and-personal-development/staff-senate-scholarship/

Scholarship applications must be received no later than 11:59 PM on Monday, May 15, 2017.

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