Announcements, Tech Tip

Check out the latest announcements for staff:

Participate in Important Campus Surveys

Healthy Horizons’ Survey

In a follow-up survey designed to measure employees’ attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors as they relate to colorectal, breast, and cervical cancer screening, you will answer questions about your experiences with recent Healthy Horizons’ efforts to increase colorectal, breast and cervical cancer screening participation and awareness. The survey, which takes approximately 15 minutes to complete, can be accessed April 22–May 5 at Responses will be kept strictly confidential. Upon completing the survey you have the option of enrolling to win one of ten Butler polo shirts from the Butler bookstore.

Internal Communications Survey

Communication plays a vital role in our community, and the Internal Communications Task Force is seeking your input to help guide their initial work. Please participate in this anonymous survey: The survey will remain open through Thursday, May 14. Your feedback is important to us!

Male Participants Needed for Study ($50/hour)

Men aged 38-72 are needed for a study of speech understanding. If you have normal hearing, normal vision (glasses and contact lenses are okay), and high school or 1-2 years college at most, please contact Dr. Carrie Richie ( for more information. The study involves one hour-long visit to Butler University and you will be paid $50 for your time.

Summer Games 2015

Back by popular demand, the Butler Summer Games return to campus June 3. Please save these dates:

  • Outdoor events will be held on Wednesdays noon–1:00 p.m. starting June 3–July 29.
  • Indoor table games will be held on Thursdays noon–1:00 p.m. starting June 4–July 23.

A detailed schedule will be available in the coming weeks. Come join Staff Assembly Activities and Socials Committee and Healthy Horizons for a great way to get active, meet people, and meet your wellness goals.

Moodle Renovation

Changes to Moodle will be taking place for fall 2015. Interested in the updates? Check out the ongoing blog that details Moodle updates now and in the future:

Want to Volunteer for Commencement?

This year’s Spring Commencement Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 9. If you are interested in being a 2015 Commencement volunteer, please fill out the online Spring Commencement Volunteer form. For more info, contact Meg Haggerty, Associate Director, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, via email at or by calling x8648.

Tech Tip: Circle of 6 App

circleof6From the Circle of 6 website: With Circle of 6, you can connect with your friends to stay close, stay safe and prevent violence before it happens. The Circle of 6 app for iPhone and Android makes it quick and easy to reach the 6 friends you choose. Need help getting home? Need an interruption? Two touches lets your circle know where you are and how they can help. Icons represent actions; so that no one can tell what you’re up to.

Designed for college students, it’s fast, easy-to-use and private. It’s the mobile way to look out for your friends, on campus or when you’re out for the night.

You do not need 6 people to use this app successfully. You can fill in as few as you want, and double up to complete the number 6.

Circle of 6 is available on App Store for iPhone and on Google Play for Android.