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  Staffline: A Publication of the Staff Council April 1, 2014
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A Note from Staff Council President Catherine Symans

photo descriptionAlthough the calendar says "spring," the lingering piles of snow and ice continue to remind us that it will be a while before we can let go of winter completely. While we anticipate warmer weather, there is much to accomplish in the weeks leading up to Commencement on May 18th. Continue reading. . .

Staff Council Meeting
Staff Council's next meeting is Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 12:05pm - 1:30pm in the Davis Center, Livak Ballroom. Dr. Jon Porter, Director of the Center for Health and Wellbeing will discuss Student Wellness. These meetings are open and anyone is welcome to attend. Learn more. . .

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Staff Council Representative Elections - Nominations Due April 9, 2014

photo descriptionStaff Council Representatives are elected annually in April and represent staff from all corners of the University of Vermont. There are 18 units which include all colleges and major divisions. Each representative is required to attend our monthly meetings and participate on at least one of our four Staff Council Standing Committees. In total, this is approximately a 3 hour commitment per month.

Elections to occur in these Units/Divisions/Colleges:

  • College of Agriculture & Life Sciences - CALS
  • College of Arts & Sciences - CAS
  • College of Education & Social Services - CESS
  • College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences - CEMS
  • College of Medicine - COM
  • Enrollment Management
  • Human Resources, Diversity & Multicultural Affairs
  • Libraries & Learning Services
  • Research and Graduate Studies
  • Rubenstein School of Environmental & Natural Resources
  • School of Business Administration
  • Student Affairs

Nominations due by April 9, 2014. For more information, Continue reading . . .

Represent UVM at the Vermont Corporate Cup Challenge - 5k Walk/Run on May 15, 2014

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Staff Council is organizing a UVM presence at this year's Vermont Corporate Cup Challenge 5k Walk/Run on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 6pm in Montpelier. To participate you need to register and pay for a team of three walkers or three runners by April 28, 2014. Once registered, contact Staff Council at Staff.Council@uvm.edu to be eligible to receive a 'swag bag' and find out more information. Continue Reading . . .

Fourth Annual UVM Staff Art Exhibit - Sign Up by June 13, 2014

photo descriptionWe're looking for UVM staff artists to share their talents at the Fourth Annual UVM Staff Art Exhibit that will be held September 10-30, 2014 and part of the Staff Appreciation Week events. If you dabble in painting, sculpting, photography, quilting, or any other artistic medium, we want to hear from you. Sign ups will be open until June 13, 2014. Continue reading . . .

Staff Council Community Service Award

photo descriptionDo you volunteer in your community? Are you trying to make a difference? If you answered yes, then you should know about Staff Council's Community Service Award that provides donations to non-profit organization in recognition of your volunteerism with these groups. Continue reading . . .

Benefits Cost Share Feedback Shared with University Benefits Advisory Council (UBAC)

photo description Staff Council submitted a report to the University Benefits Advisory Council (UBAC) on the Benefits Cost Share Review and it includes feedback that was gathered throughout the process. Names and identifying information were removed but all feedback is available to read online. Continue reading . . .


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