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  A Communication of the Staff Council March 1, 2013

Staff Council News

Staffline: March Edition

This month's Staffline is filled with lots of great information about upcoming events, discounts for employees, and educational opportunities within our community.

Check out information on the upcoming Staff Council Representative Elections to learn more about anticipated Representative openings in several Colleges and Divisions. Serving on Staff Council is a great personal and professional development opportunity, which provides an individual the chance to engage in important discussions about UVM and make a positive difference for both staff and the larger University community.

Take the time to click on all the links below to learn more about
news and events of interest to UVM staff.

Remember, if you print any of the information found in Staffline, please choose the double sided or multiple page option on your printer to reduce paper usage.

Please consider following the Staff Council on Twitter and/or Facebook or bookmark our RSS feed to stay connected to the latest news from Staff Council.

Information From Staff Council

A Note from University of Vermont President, Tom Sullivan

Staff Council Standing Committee Reports

Staff Council at the Board of Trustees Meeting - February 8, 2013

  • Read the Report and Comments given by Staff Council President Catherine Symans at the recent Board of Trustees meeting and find out about the work of the standing committees from your staff representatives. Click here to learn more.

Get Involved with Staff Council

  • Visit our website to learn how you can get involved in Staff Council. Our next Staff Council meeting is Tuesday, March 5, 2013 from 12:05pm - 1:30pm in the Waterman, Memorial Lounge.

Staff Council Representative Elections

  • Elections for Staff Council Representatives are just around the corner. If you are interested in making positive change at UVM and wish to make strong connections across the University, while developing your leadership skills, then serving on Staff Council is a great opportunity for you to consider. Click here to learn more and see which Colleges/Units have anticipated openings for elections in April.

Staff Nominations for UVM Committees

Staff Nominations Sought for Board of Trustess Audit Committee

Staff Council Sponsored Discounts and Events

Staff Council Sponsored Discounts

Human Resource Services News

Flexible Spending Deadline March 31, 2013
Do you have unclaimed Flexible Spending Account funds from 2012? You have until March 31 to request reimbursement for eligible medical and dependent care expenses. Click here to learn more.

Hearing Aid Benefit Offered by Eleanor M. Luse Center
UVM Staff, Faculty, Retirees and their families are eligible to receive a 10% reduction off the cost of hearing aids selected and fit through the clinic. This is a limited time offer. Click here to learn more.

Other Announcements

  • Staffline Deadlines and Distribution Date
    The deadline for the April Edition of Staffline is Friday, March 15, 2013. This edition will be distributed on April 1, 2013. For more information about submission guidelines and deadlines, please visit the Staffline webpage.

  • The Staff Council Office
    The Staff Council Office will be closed from Wednesday, February 27 through Monday, March 4, 2013. It will reopen on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

Email: Staff.Council@uvm.edu or call the Staff Council Office at 802-656-4493

Staff Council Office
85 So. Prospect Street
313 Waterman Building
Burlington, VT 05405

M -TH 8am - 3:30pm
F 9am - 1pm

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