Aug 23

Move-In Weekend Is Almost Here!

It’s almost time for new student move-in…and Trip is fired up about it!  You’d better pay attention to what he has to say!

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Aug 16

August General Meeting and Staff News


Welcome back, Faculty & Staff!


Important!

DATE: Wednesday, August 21
TIME: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Pharmacy Building, 204

All Staff Members Are Welcome & Encouraged To Attend

 

Presenters and Agenda:

  • HR Updates - LaVeda HowellExecutive Director, Human Resources Management & Development
  • Student Government Association – Craig Fisher, SGA President
  • Campus Safety – Bill Weber, Assistant Chief of Police

 

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Welcome, New Staff!
Welcome to the Butler University Family!

  • Claire Aigotti – General Counsel, Office of the President
  • Mary Frances Gaede – University Libraries
  • Kimberlee Goad – College of Business
  • Chris Holtmann – Athletics
  • Beth Hospodarsky – College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Matthew Mindrum – Vice President, Marketing & Communications
  • Felipe Moran – Building Services
  • Laura Schutt – Admission
  • Amanda Starkel – University Libraries

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Farewell, Departing Staff
Thank You for your contributions to Butler, you will be missed!

  • Andy Cunningham – Information Technology
  • Sara Doebel – Athletics
  • Elizabeth Freedman – Internship & Career Services
  • Brian Hiscox – Athletics
  • Josh Rattray – Athletics
  • Emily Reeser - Advancement

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OTHER CAMPUS NEWS:

  • Don’t forget about President Danko’s State of the University address followed by an all-faculty & staff campus picnic on Friday, August 23!  The welcome back festivities begin at 11:00 AM at the Schrott Center for the Arts.
  • New student move-in is all set!  Beginning on Saturday August 24 at 8:00 AM, Butler’s campus will quickly become buzzing with activity.  Welcome Week festivities will officially be kicked off on Sunday August 25 at 11:30 AM.  For complete details and a schedule of events, check out http://blogs.butler.edu/welcomeweek/
  • Fall semester classes begin on Wednesday, August 28.  Don’t forget that the university will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 2.
  • Did you know?  You can visit http://www.formstack.com/forms/butler-events and sign up to receive a free monthly e-newsletter, keeping you informed of all upcoming Butler events!
  • Mark Your Calendars Now, So You Don’t Miss A Thing!  Here are the 2013-2014 Staff Assembly Meeting Dates:

August 21 - PB 204
September 18 - Clowes Hall 
October 16
November 20
December 18
January 15, 2014
February 19
March 19
April 16
May 21
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*NOTE: All meetings are from 2-3 p.m., in Jordan Hall 141, unless otherwise noted.

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Jul 23

Sir Ken Robinson – “Changing Education Paradigms”

 

Great thought provoking presentation regarding the world of education and education reform…worth your time to watch!

 

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Jul 16

July General Meeting and Staff News

 

Important!

DATE: Wednesday, July 17
TIME: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Pharmacy Building, 156

All Staff Members Are Welcome & Encouraged To Attend!


Presenters and Agenda:

  • Campus Parking OverviewBen Hunter
  • Discussion & Recap of May General Assembly Meeting
  • Trip’s Move-In TroopsRob Miller

 

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Welcome, New Staff!
Welcome to the Butler University Family!

  • Joe Backe – Student Affairs
  • Timothy Bennett – College of Business
  • Sheri Fella – College of Business
  • Erin Fulkerson – Counseling & Consultation Services
  • Janelle Green – Advancement
  • Jack Patterson – Maintenance Services
  • Michelle Piel – College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Kristen Rush – College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology
  • Sara Schwatken - Counseling & Consultation Services
  • Laura Smalley – Counseling & Consultation Services
  • Molly Sullivan – Athletics
  • Matthew Wright – Center for Academic Technology

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Farewell, Departing Staff
Thank You for your contributions to Butler, you will be missed!

  • Jennifer Kaschner - Learning Resource Center
  • Margie StoutAdvancement
  • Mindy Wallpe - Health & Consultation Services

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Jul 02

We Need Your Thoughts!


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course

 

Healthy Horizons would like to know if any Butler faculty or staff would be interested in a MBSR course here on campus this fall.


Course details
:

  • 8 week course beginning the second week of September
  • 2.5 hour class once a week + an all-day retreat the weekend of week six
  • Experiential and didactic course including sitting meditation, body scan, and gentle hatha yoga.
  • Class size of 12-20 people
  • Course fee has been reduced to $250 for Butler faculty and staff for the 27 hour course ($9.26/hr)
  • 27 CEUs are available for psychologists and social workers
  • Free informational orientation session will be offered prior to the course


If you would be interested in participating in this course, or for any questions, please email
healthyhorizons@butler.eduWe need at least 12 individuals to hold the course. At this time, you are simply just expressing interest in the program, you are not committing to attending.


*For more information, please click
 HERE.

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Jul 01

The Big East Conference Welcomes Butler!

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May 30

Congratulations To The Castlight Health iPad Winners!

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May 16

May General Meeting Follow-Up

 

A hearty thank-you to everyone who attended our May meeting, and for enthusiastically sharing your thoughts & ideas about Butler.  We hope you found the discussion to be lively and encouraging.  Now let’s keep the conversation going!  If you have other thoughts, ideas, or general comments, let us know!  Remember, here’s how you can reach us and share any thoughts:


There are plenty of ways to interact with us and get involved; let us hear from you!

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May 13

May General Meeting and Staff News

 

Important!

DATE: Wednesday, May 15
TIME: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Jordan Hall 141

All Staff Members Are Welcome & Encouraged To Attend!

 

Presenters & Agenda

What Change Would You Like To See at Butler?
We want to hear your thoughts and ideas!
Please come prepared for a lively and constructive discussion.  And please come prepared to EAT as we’ll have a candy bar!


There will also be promotional information at this meeting about COSTCO &         SAM’S CLUB* memberships.  

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*A representative from Sam’s Club will be in attendance at this meeting. If you sign up for a new membership or renew an existing one (you may renew your membership if it’s within 90 days of your annual renewal date) you will receive up to a $25 gift card!  (DisclaimerYou will receive the $25 gift card if you sign up for or renew a Sam’s Plus membership. The Sam’s Plus membership costs $100 and includes Sam’s Instant Savings Plus (exclusive discounts on items throughout the store above and beyond the basic Sam’s Instant Savings packages which are also included), early-shopping hours (shop from 7 to 10 a.m. and beat the crowds), extra health and wellness savings in the pharmacy and optical departments and up to 2% cash back if you are interested in signing up for Sam’s Club Discover credit.  Or…you may sign up for or renew a Sam’s Savings membership and receive a $10 gift card. The Sam’s Savings membership costs only $45 and grants members basic access to the store and our everyday low prices and now includes Sam’s Instant Savings (additional savings on items throughout the store.) Both memberships are good for one full year, come with two cards per household/family/friend and are both 100% member satisfaction guaranteed. If anyone is not totally satisfied with their membership they will get a refund and the gift card would of course still be theirs to keep!  Payment is by CASH or CHECK only. You will also need to make sure you include your driver’s license number on the application in order to have your membership properly processed and gift card activated).

 

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Welcome, New Staff!
Welcome to the Butler University Family!

  • Brandon Miller - Athletics

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Farewell, Departing Staff
Thank You for your contributions to Butler, you will be missed!

  • Darnell ArcheyAthletics
  • Todd GoenCOPHS

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May 10

Real Estate Lunch and Learn

 

May Lunch & Learn
Brought to you by the Personal & Professional Development Committee

 

WHEN:     Monday, May 13
WHERE:   Robertson Hall, Johnson Room
TIME:       12:00 - 1:00 pm
LUNCH:    Provided by Canal Bistro. Please bring your own drink.

 

A Market Update and the Dumb Things Smart People Do When Selling Their House!

Presenter: Steve Rupp
Realtor and Indianapolis Monthly 5-Star Real Estate Agent for Outstanding Client Care Quality Service Award Winner.


Please click HERE to download a printable flyer that you can post in your department.

Any questions, please e-mail Staff Assembly.

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