Archive for September, 2010

Import student ID photos to the SIS database

by Univ. Comm. | September 2, 2010

Various faculty members have observed for years that portrait-type photographs would be a useful addition to the PeopleSoft Student Information System, helping them learn and remember their students’ names more quickly.

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Further enhance the Academic Excellence Symposium

by Univ. Comm. | September 2, 2010

Changes are planned for April 2011 in order to maximize exposure for, and benefits from, the annual showcase of talented students and top research projects.

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Continue to promote on-campus opportunities for student internships

by Univ. Comm. | September 2, 2010

UW-Green Bay already sponsors a healthy number of for-credit internships across campus (averaging 85 per academic year.)

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‘You Pick the Music Days’ for the University carillon

by Univ. Comm. | September 2, 2010

Every great university has a carillon, it is said, and UW-Green Bay dedicated its new Weidner Memorial Carillon last year.

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Facilitate volunteer service by employees

by Univ. Comm. | September 2, 2010

The Human Resources Office will use its website to draw attention to volunteer opportunities on campus and in the community. The website might also emphasize state pay-status and work-hours flexibilities already in place for such activities as voting, jury duty, disaster relief, blood or organ donation, military service and professional development.

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Celebrate service to community with all-campus charitable drives

by Univ. Comm. | September 2, 2010

The University will renew its commitment to acknowledging and supporting initiatives as they arise. A good example was the Registrar’s Office and its food drive in December 2009, with individuals volunteering their personal time and resources to pull it off.

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Create a new outdoor break area near the Cofrin Library

by Univ. Comm. | September 2, 2010

For the use of those brown-bagging it outdoors or enjoying short breaks from work or study, two picnic tables with umbrellas have been ordered for the sunny, red-brick plaza area on the library’s southwest side.

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Increase visibility of art from the permanent collection

by Univ. Comm. | September 2, 2010

UW-Green Bay has a fine collection of artworks including award-winning pieces by our own students, many of which are displayed in individual offices and suites.

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Create a community vegetable garden on campus

by Univ. Comm. | September 2, 2010

In 2009, UW-Green Bay students with counsel from faculty and staff members took the lead in creating the SLO Food Alliance. (The acronym stands for “sustainable, local, organic.”)

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Continue to enhance the new-student welcome

by Univ. Comm. | September 2, 2010

Addressing two Quick Fix ideas at once — the second suggestion involved more attention to cultivating student tradition — FOCUS administrators will unveil new wrinkles to the already successful freshman-welcome program.

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