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  A Communication of the Staff Council April 1, 2013

Staff Council News

Staffline: April Edition & Staff Council Representative Elections

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 Representative openings in several Units/Divisions or Colleges. 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. And remember you do not have to be a Representative to participate on Staff Council. Visit our Get Involved page to learn more.

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 Staff Council President, Catherine Symans

Staff Council Standing Committee Reports

Staff Appointments to Committees of the Board of Trustees

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, April 2, 2013 from 12:05pm - 1:30pm in the Davis Center, Livak Ballroom. Richard Cate, Vice President for Finance and Administration will be our guest.

Staff Council Representative Elections

  • Elections for Staff Council Representatives are underway. If you are interested in making positive change at UVM and creating 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 Units/Divisions or Colleges have openings for elections in April.

Staff Council Sponsored Discounts and Events

Staff Council Sponsored Discounts

Staff Council Sponsored Events

Human Resource Services News

Application Invitation: HERS Institute at Wellesley College
Human Resource Services is sponsoring selected women faculty and staff to participate in the annual Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Institute at Wellesley College. Click here to learn more.

Walk at Lunch
The annual Walk at Lunch event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 24. This walk, led by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont, is a nationwide event aimed at supporting healthy lifestyle choices. We'll leave from the fountain on the UVM Green at noon. Details will be posted in UVM News You Should Know and distributed through Wellness Ambassadors.

UVM Benefits Expo: Revised Program, New Location
The annual Benefits Fair has become the UVM Benefits Expo. Expect new services and additional resources for staff and faculty to be represented. Join us Thursday, April 25 from 7 AM to 4 PM on the 4th floor of the Davis Center. The program this year will feature workshops, including post-retirement medical benefits, an introduction to yoga, and a reprise of the popular edu@uvm session entitled "Quick, Healthy Meals that Won't Break the Bank."

Other Announcements

  • Staffline Deadlines and Distribution Date
    The deadline for the May Edition of Staffline is Friday, April 12, 2013. This edition will be distributed on May 1, 2013. For more information about submission guidelines and deadlines, please visit the Staffline webpage.

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

Staff Council Office
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Burlington, VT 05405

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