Category Archives: Event

August General Meeting & Staff News

General Meeting

Date: Tuesday, August 18

Time: 2:00–3:00 PM

Location: Jordan Hall, Room 141

All staff members are welcome and encouraged to attend!


Title IX—Nikila Stevens, HR
Staff Assembly Overview

Sam’s Club
—Meeting Sponsor

Props to…

The following staff are recognized through our Thank a Colleague program. If there is someone you’d like to give props to, let us know.

  • Gustavo Penaloza
  • Josh Hayes
  • Erin Cochard
  • Julie Howerton
  • John Nation
  • Dawnya French
  • Rhonda Louks
  • Julie Allen
  • Doug Howell
  • Toni Mattingly

2015–2016 Meeting Dates

Mark your calendar for the 2015–2016 Staff Assembly general meetings! All meetings are from 2:00–3:00 PM unless otherwise indicated. Locations are subject to change due to class schedule conflicts; the latest information will be on the Staff Assembly blog.

  • August 18: Jordan Hall, Room 141
  • September 16: Gallahue Hall, Room 108
  • October 21: Robertson Hall, Johnson Board Room
  • November 18: Atherton Union, Reilly Room
  • December 16: Pharmacy Building, Room 150
  • January 20: Jordan Hall, Room 141
  • February 17: Jordan Hall, Room 141
  • March 16: Jordan Hall, Room 141
  • April 20: Robertson Hall, Johnson Board Room
  • May 18: Johnson Board Room

Upcoming Activities & Socials

Third Thursday @ 5:01

Location: Bent Rail Brewery (5301 Winthrop Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220)

  • August 20
  • September 17
  • October 15
  • November 19
  • December 17

Save the Date: Wine Night

Location: Holcomb Observatory
Friday, November 13 | 6:00-9:00 PM
Registration details available soon.

Butler Summer Games

Summer has arrived on the Butler campus and it is time for the 2nd Annual Butler Summer Games! Please join Staff Assembly and Healthy Horizons on Wednesdays and Thursdays for a healthy break in the day. Healthy Horizons is sponsoring a special edition Rewards Program for participation in this year’s events. Keep track of your points and take a step toward meeting your wellness goals!

Want to learn more about the Summer Games? Check out this video montage of last year’s games!

This year’s events include:

Summer Games Schedule

Employee Appreciation Day—March 6

Employee Appreciation Day is Friday, March 6!
Human Resources Management and Development invites all Butler employees to stop by for afternoon refreshments

Friday, March 6
2:00-4:00 PM
Jordan Hall outside of room 108

Announcements & Reminders

HR Update—Manager Training

During the planning phase of Management Training at Butler University, HR will be collecting information from various sources to build the training program. Non-supervisory staff may use the suggestion form on the Staff Assembly website from January 21–February 4 to submit topics and/or objectives they believe would be valuable to a Management Training program. These suggestions will be considered as HR prepares the foundational principles for the training program. Note: Only suggestions related to the Management Training program will be sent to HR. 

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Open Forums for Brand Guidelines, Website

There will be open forums regarding new brand guidelines and website happening soon. Dates and times will be announced in Connection.

Financial Wellness

It’s a new year, and with the new year comes the opportunity to do new and exciting things. This year, make financial wellness your goal. It’s easy to lose your path without goals, that’s where can help. Take a few minutes today to set financial goals in the ‘Your Financial Goals’ section on Setting 30-day goals and 90-day goals will help you make the most of your financial life without getting frustrated. These resources are brought to you by Pete the Planner and Healthy Horizons.


Human Resources Appreciates YOU!

HR is hosting a complimentary Barista Bar serving gourmet coffee, hot tea, and hot chocolate. We invite all Butler faculty and staff to celebrate a year of hard work and dedication with a free hot beverage. Stop by at your leisure Thursday, December 18, 9:00-11:30 a.m. in Atherton Union, room 111 (University Club).

Posted on behalf of Human Resources Management & Development.