April General Meeting and Staff News

 

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DATE: Wednesday, April 16
TIME: 2:00 – 3:00 P.M.
LILLY HALL, Room 124

We Welcome & Encourage All Staff Members To Attend!

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Presenters & Agenda
:

Shari Richey, VP AdvancementAdvancement Update

La Veda Howell, Executive Director of HRHR Update

 

Special Note: This month’s meeting is being sponsored by Panera Bread.  They will be providing free snacks and drinks, and giving a brief presentation.  Thanks to Panera!

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

  • Beth ConderAlumni & Parent Programs
  • Timothy Davis – Information Technology
  • Ben Shores Operations
  • Chris SmithUniversity Police
  • Genevieve SullivanPuLSE Office
  • Carly VogelAlumni & Parent Programs
  • Pete Xander – Athletics

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AND IN OTHER NEWS…

  • The annual RELAY FOR LIFE is happening this Friday, April 11.  A huge shout-out to Team DAWG Walkers and everyone who participated in any way, small or large! If you’re free starting at 6:00 pm on Friday, come on out and show your support and appreciation for everyone involved!  
  • The next “501” social event is coming up on Thursday April 17 at Moe & Johnny’s. Come on out after work at 5:01 p.m. to have a drink, snack, or just conversation.  We hope you will join us and take some time to get to know others on campus in a relaxed setting. Feel free to bring a friend!
  • Butler University is excited to announce an exclusive membership savings program to SAM’S CLUB, for any employee of BU, up through April 30, 2014.  For all the details and to download a promotional flyer for this great deal, check it out HERE!
  • Did you know?  Faculty and staff members have been getting together to have some fun, meet some new people, and play a game that is near and dear to Midwesterners, both native and adopted.  If you are interested in receiving messages – and event invitations – for the inaugural season of the BU Euchre League, please complete this simple “Sign Me Up” form. You’ll be asked to provide your name, department at Butler, and a fun fact about yourself to help your fellow players get to know you better.  We’ll host a weekly “Lunch and Play” (bring your own lunch) every Thursday from 12 noon to 1 in JH 312. Filling out the form linked above and getting on “the list” will prompt an Outlook meeting invitation to be sent to you, along with other League news and updates.  For more information, please contact Tim Thomas
  • Did You Know?  Healthy Horizons has partnered with Green BEAN Delivery to offer a great service to BU employees at a discount.  Green BEAN Delivery is a year-round delivery service that brings the best selection of local and organic produce and natural groceries right to your doorstep.  To learn more, contact Healthy Horizons or click HERE.
  • In the spirit of recognizing the contributions and hard work of staff members, Butler University Staff Assembly annually acknowledges Difference Makers – employees who go above expectations to make a positive impact at Butler. Difference Makers will receive a $500, pre-tax award to be presented at the fall picnic and will be invited to a special event hosted by the President to honor their service.  Faculty, staff, and students may nominate staff members for this program!  Nomination deadline is May 1, 2014.  Please visit the Difference Makers Webpage for more specific details and the link to the nomination form!

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Nominations for Executive Committee Members Now Being Accepted

 

Staff Assembly is currently accepting nominations for Executive Committee members through this Friday, April 11th!

If you know of any staff members who may have an interest in serving, please email your nominations – just the name(s) of the staff member(s) – to Julie Schrader, Convener of the Nominations & Elections Committee, by end of the day THIS Friday, April 11.

Watch for Connection announcements this week with more information!

Nominate a Butler “Difference Maker” by May 1

 

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In the spirit of recognizing the contributions and hard work of staff members, Butler University Staff Assembly annually acknowledges Difference Makers – employees who go above expectations to make a positive impact at Butler. Difference Makers will receive a $500, pre-tax award to be presented at the fall picnic and will be invited to a special event hosted by the President to honor their service!


Nomination deadline is May 1, 2014

Award Criteria: Any Butler staff member (part and full-time) who has been employed for a minimum of one year and is in good standing with the University is eligible for nomination. Once a staff member has won, he or she is not eligible to win again for a period of two years.  Faculty, staff, and students may nominate staff members for this program.

A Difference Maker may be nominated for one of the following three categories:

  1.  Making a Difference to the Butler Community
  2. Service to Students
  3. Job Performance and Attitude

 

Please visit the Difference Makers Webpage for more specific details and the link to the nomination form. 

Thanks to ALL who make a positive difference at Butler!

 

March Lunch & Learn

 

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

 

“To Rent or To Buy, That Is The Question & The Top Ten Problems to Avoid When Buying A Home.”

Presenters:
Steve Rupp, 
Keller Williams Realty
Mark Kuchik, Access National Mortgage

 

WHEN:      Tuesday, March 25
WHERE:    Pharmacy Building, Room 212
TIME:        12:00 – 1:00 pm
LUNCH:     Provided by Illinois Street Food Emporium.
                   Please bring your own drink.

RSVP:       E-mail Janelle Baker

 

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

March General Meeting and Staff News

 

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DATE: Wednesday, March 19
TIME: 2:00 – 3:00 P.M.
Robertson Hall, Johnson Room

We Welcome & Encourage All Staff Members To Attend!

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We hope everyone had a great Spring Break week!  Together, let’s make these last few weeks of the academic year the best ever! 


Presenters & Agenda
:

President Jim Danko

University Update and Open Dialogue

*If you would like to ask President Danko a question, or have a suggestion or idea please submit it HERE.

 

AND IN OTHER NEWS…

  • The Relay for Life is coming up soon!  Please join Team DAWG Walkers, and help us in the fight against cancer.  To learn more and to sign up, check out the Team DAWG Walkers page. For questions or to learn about other ways to support this effort, drop an e-mail to Chris Davis.
  • Exciting news!  The Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and Butler have entered a partnership designating the ICO as the professional Orchestra-in-Residence at Butler’s new Howard L. Schrott Center for the Arts.  Learn more about this new venture for Butler and the ICO HERE.
  • Have something that you are looking to buy, sell, or trade?  Did you know that Butler has a “Classifieds” program for you to do just that?  Check it out!
  • In the spirit of recognizing the contributions and hard work of staff members, Butler University Staff Assembly annually acknowledges Difference Makers – employees who go above expectations to make a positive impact at Butler. Difference Makers will receive a $500, pre-tax award to be presented at the fall picnic and will be invited to a special event hosted by the President to honor their service.  Faculty, staff, and students may nominate staff members for this program!  Nomination deadline is May 1, 2014.  Please visit the Difference Makers Webpage for more specific details and the link to the nomination form!

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