The Office of Classroom Management (OCM) and the communications team collaborated to create an annual report, which is now available here. The annual report highlights OCM accomplishments and identifies trends that will impact OCM in the next year.
One Stop has presented several Student Experience Previews to staff on the Twin Cities campus and will continue presentations over the next few weeks. The sessions include demonstrations of class registration, bill payment, and viewing financial aid. The sessions also cover how MyU and the One Stop websites will work together after the upgraded systems launch in February. For more information including dates and times, check out this Upgrade blog post.
University Google accounts now have unlimited storage with Google Drive for Education. Drive for Education provides for unlimited storage and other enhancements to Google Drive, Gmail, and Google+ photos. You may store as many Google Drive files, Gmail messages, and Google+ photos as you need.
If you visited Williamson Hall this week, you may have noticed some construction. The project to install stairs to replace the old escalators is underway. Workers are demolishing concrete fins on the walls; installation of steel support for stairs will follow. During construction, the 160 suite door located at the base of the old escalator will be out of service and the door will be barricaded.
With the University’s change to determining civil service employees’ pay increases by merit, ASR has created a mid-year evaluation process for civil service and P&A employees. ASR has planned to make civil service and P&A salary increases in flat rate increments, based on the annual performance appraisal that occurs each spring. This information was presented at the recent brown bag merit pay plan events and the presentation slides are available on the ASR intranet in the Human Resources > Performance Appraisal Tool section.
Ingrid Nuttall was elected as a member of AACRAO's 2015-2016 Nominations and Elections Committee. Congratulations Ingrid!
Today marked the 8th annual Student Veterans Appreciation Day at Coffman Memorial Union. This year's event featured a different format with carnival games, pizza, and prizes. The event was a great success - fantastic job to everyone involved!
The University Center for Spirituality & Healing provides a wide variety of health resources, including several for decreasing stress levels. Take a quiz about your stress level and find stress management techniques here.