Thursday, April 5, 2012
success is finding your lifework in the work that you love." --David McCullough
Executive-in-Residence shares business experiences
Executive-in-Residence S. Mark Tyler, president and founder of OEM Fabricators, Inc., shared his personal and career experiences with students, faculty, staff and community members at a lecture Tuesday in the Riverview
Ballroom. Tyler also spoke to students in Professor Arpan Jani’s Business Process Management class earlier in the day. The Executive-in-Residence program, sponsored by the College of Business and Economics and
WESTconsin Credit Union, gives students a personal glimpse into the business world. Photo by Kathy M. Helgeson.
Reporting hours worked/absences online
As of April 8, all UWRF LTE staff, classified permanent staff, and student employees will be reporting their absences and/or
hours worked online. The next phase of the roll-out will result in transitioning unclassified faculty and staff from paper leave statements to online absence reporting. Multiple training sessions will be offered the week of April 23, and system access will
be granted to employees effective April 30 so April absences can be reported online. More details will be sent to unclassified employees and their supervisors in the coming week via email. Reminder: Open labs are held every Monday and Thursday from 11 a.m.-noon
in the Gray Lab, Davee Library, through May 10. Anyone needing assistance with time/absence entry or approval is welcome. Contact
Open workshops with Windows 7
Technology Services will be upgrading all computers in academic areas before the end of the semester, administrative areas will follow. Please stop in during the
open workshops for a hands-on experience with Windows 7. Workshops are offered
April 5 and 12, and Tuesday, April 17, from 3-4 p.m. in the Gray Lab, Davee Library. More information about Windows 7 can be found at http://www.uwrf.edu/DOTS/Windows7Schedule.cfm
List of Commencement candidates available
The Spring/Summer 2012 Graduation List of Candidates for bachelor's and master's degrees is available at http://www.uwrf.edu/Registrar/CommencementInfo.cfm.
This is a list of those students who will complete their degree requirements at the end of Spring or Summer 2012 and have applied for graduation. This is not a list of students participating in the Spring Commencement ceremony. The Registrar's Office will
update this list weekly through May 11. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Change to Rolling Deposit access
Please be aware that students can now access the Registration Deposit link directly from the Finances section
of their eSIS Student Center page to remove registration deposit holds. Only the location changed, the process remains the same. Deposit holds are removed immediately after the rolling deposit process is completed. Contact email@example.com.
Will Social Security provide the retirement income you need for life?
Ameriprise Financial invites
you to join us for a seminar, "Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits," on Wednesday,
April 18, from noon-1 p.m. in the Willow River Room, UC. The seminar is hosted
and presented by Kurt Kern, RVP, Retirement Wealth Strategies. Space is limited. Reservations needed by Monday, April 16, by calling 715-386-4100.
This is a no cost or obligation educational seminar. Lunch provided.
UW System student research grant - Solid Waste Research Program
This program will provide student grants up to $4,500 to research alternatives to solid waste disposal, including the reuse and recycling of materials, composting, source separation and the disposal
of household hazardous wastes. Projects shall consider the environmental effects of the technologies being researched and measures that could be taken to mitigate such effects. Research conducted under this paragraph shall be designed for the benefit of all
public and private entities responsible for the collection, storage, transportation, treatment or disposal of solid waste and all persons who generate solid waste. For more information, visit http://www.wisconsin.edu/oslp/swrp/ or
to order commencement rental regalia is today
The deadline for faculty to order rental regalia for May commencement is today, April 5. To place an order, contact the Falcon Shop at 3962.
Friday, April 6,
11 a.m., Abbott Concert Hall, KFA, Cessor-Siltberg Duo with Saxophonist Tyler Cessor and Pianist Lea Siltberg Froelich. Free and open to the public. Contact the Music Department at 3183.
Tuesday, April 10, 6-9 p.m., UC, International Bazaar
hosted by the International Student Association. Enjoy food and entertainment from around the workd. Pick up your free ticket at the Information Desk in the UC. Open to the public. Contact
Wednesday, April 11, 3 p.m., breezeway, Davee Library,
Lion's Paw Book Club meeting to discuss "The Sense of an Ending" by Julian Barnes. Discussion leader is emeritus Professor Jim Delaplain. Contact
April 14 and 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Ag Engineering Annex, Annual Ag Industry Club Lawn Mower Tune-Up. Cost for riding mowers is $70; push mowers is $40. Pick-up charge is $20. Additional charges apply for machines requiring full repair. For questions
or to R.S.V.P. for machine pickup, contact Dan Alexander at 507-430-2993 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
* 3-4 p.m., Gray Lab, Davee Library,
Windows 7 Open Workshop. Technology Services will be upgrading all computers in academic areas before the end of the semester, administrative areas will follow. Please stop in during open workshops for a hands-on experience with Windows 7. Workshops
are also offered April 12 and 17 from 3-4 p.m. in the Gray Lab, Davee Library. More information about Windows 7 can be found at http://www.uwrf.edu/DOTS/Windows7Schedule.cfm
* 4 p.m. men's and women's track vs. UW-Stout. Dual.
* 6 p.m., UC, "One Day Without
Shoes" event/walk. Join in a walk around campus without shoes to spread awareness of the impact a pair of shoes can have on a child’s life. Live music (student band) and activities to follow. Also, the Art Society has decorated 10 pairs of white TOMS which
will be on display at the event. Background information on the event can be found at
* 7:30 p.m., Abbott Concert Hall, KFA,
46th Annual Commissioned Composer Concert featuring the works of Composer Cort Lippe. Free and open to the public. Contact the Music Department at 3183.
Permanent classified employment opportunities:
*IS Systems Development Services Specialist (application deadline is April 10)
*IS Technical Services Specialist (application deadline is April 10)
* Applications are being accepted for permanent
custodian positions that may be available within the next six months If interested in being placed on a list for future vacancies, visit http://www.uwrf.edu/HumanResources/CustodianPosition.cfm to
view details about the position and the application process. Application deadline is Tuesday, April 17. Direct questions to Deb Schwab at 3221.
view news about the UW System from around the state, visit System’s
clip sheet site to read the stories or to subscribe to the daily briefing.
Daily is an e-newsletter sent to all UW-River Falls faculty, academic and classified staff and off-campus subscribers weekday mornings during the academic year and on Tuesday and Thursday mornings during the
summer. Submit items for possible inclusion to
email@example.com or directly to editor firstname.lastname@example.org.