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 Staff Day 2015


 

 Cerner help- 2015 Wellness Incentive

Do you need assistance with setting up your Cerner Account for the 2015 Wellness Incentive? Your wellness coordinator will be available on the following days to assist employees with Cerner accounts and answer any questions they may have about the 2015 Wellness Incentive. The days are as follows:

11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Thursday, March 19, in Room 105 Centennial Hall

There will be several computers reserved for employees to use.  Please email Sarah Ellis for more information.

 


 

Mandated training deadline extended

This is a reminder that all faculty and staff are required to complete two online learning modules as part of their responsibilities as mandated reporters of every instance of sex and gender discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, bullying and stalking. Employees are asked to complete the training modules as soon as possible. The deadline is Tuesday, March 31.

Find out your responsibilities as a mandated reporter and how you can make a difference in an online learning module atumsystem.edu/ums/hr/titleix/mandated-reporter-training. This 20-minute course is designed to inform employees about their duty as prescribed under Title IX.

Faculty and staff must also complete “Harassment: What It Is and How to Stop It” at umsystem.edu/ums/hr/harassment_training. This 45-minute course focuses on harassment more generally. Those who completed this training prior to Aug. 1, 2014 are required to complete this updated training.

Tips for accessing the training

Use Firefox or Chrome as your web browser (not Internet Explorer)

Disable your pop-up blocker

Once you are on the myLearn web environment, click on the blue arrow to begin the course

If you have technical issues with the training, please contact the Human Resources Service Center at 573-884-6996 (toll free 855-524-0002) orumpshrsupport@umsystem.edu.

As always, if you witness any instance of sex or gender discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, bullying or stalking, you are required as a mandated reporter to notify Missouri S&T’s Title IX coordinator at 341-4920.

 


 

 

Nominate women’s inspiration candidates

The Women’s History Month Planning Committee invites the campus community to nominate a student, staff or faculty member who identifies as a woman for the 2014 Missouri S&T Inspirational Woman awards. Nominate candidates online. Nominations are due by 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 9.

Nominees for the award may be any current student, faculty or staff member who has impacted the nominator and the campus community in a positive way. Three women – one student, one faculty and one staff member – will be recognized as this year’s Missouri S&T Inspirational Woman at the Chocolate Lounge on Tuesday, March 31. All nominators and nominees will receive an invitation

 


 

 Share your giving story

Have you spent time volunteering or supporting a good cause? Would you like to share your story to inspire others to give back? The Missouri S&T marketing and communications department is seeking submissions from students, staff, faculty and alumni for an April web-feature about philanthropy. If your story is chosen to be featured, you’ll also get an opportunity to promote your organization and show others how #MinersGiveBack. Take a moment to tell the department about your positive experiences. To submit your story, visit 

discover.mst.edu/share-your-story

 

 

 

Staff Council Meeting

Staff Council Meetings are open forum
meetings that meet every 2nd Thursday of the month at 9:00-10:30am.

Please be sure to note the date and location below as it may change.

 Next Staff Council Meeting will be:

March 12, 2015

9:00am-10:30am

Silver & Gold Rm 201, Havener Center

Trivia 80's Night
Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction
 November 8

Attend the St. Pat’s Ball celebrations

Attend the St. Pat’s Ball, sponsored by Missouri S&T Coterie, on Friday, March 6, in St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center. The event begins with a reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by a four-course meal that begins at 7 p.m. followed by a dance with live music. To sign up or for more information, visit their website.

Weight Watchers returns to campus

Enroll today for Weight Watchers at work. Enjoy the convenience of meeting on campus at midday. Attend an informational meeting to learn more at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in Room 202 Curtis Laws Wilson Library. For more information, contact Sarah Ellis, 314-808-0163.

A minimum of 20 people are needed to get the special pricing of $169 for 19 weeks. Payment is due at the informational session. Split payments are accepted. Eligible employees can earn 100 points toward Tier 2 of the 2015 Wellness Incentive for attending three months of classes. The incentive rewards you with up to $450 for taking steps towards a healthier life.

Enroll in Zumba classes

Enroll in a Missouri S&T sponsored Zumba class at Vessell’s Fitness, located at 1910 N Elm St. in Rolla. Classes meet 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 4-March 11. Registration is required, with a minimum of 10 participants needed to hold the class. The course fee is $27 for the six-week session or $5 per drop-in. For more information, call Jacques at 512-947-5389. You can also register directly at Vessell’s Fitness. Please show your employee ID when registering. Members of Vessell’s Fitness pay half price.

Missouri S&T Free Spring Film Festival starts Jan. 27

new and classic films during Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 2015 Free Spring Film Festival. The first film in the series will be the 2014 comedy “The Grand Budapest Hotel.”

The films, which are free and open to the public, will be shown at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays in Leach Theatre of Missouri S&T’s Castleman Hall, located at 10th and Main streets in Rolla, with two exceptions. “We Are the Best!,” on March 10 and “The Unknown Known,” on April 7 will be screened in Room 104 Physics Building at S&T.

“This is one of the Free Film Fest’s most diverse slates in years,” says Max Tohline, lecturer of art and film at Missouri S&T. “We’ve got big award-winners, raucous comedies, movies from around the world, a surreal horror film, a futuristic action drama and even a movie called “Manakamana,” which might just count as a spiritual experience.”

Follow the film series calendar and see the film trailers at twitter.com/sandtfilm and facebook.com/sandtfilm. The Missouri S&T Free Spring Film Festival includes the following:

Feb 17: “The Freshman”

Feb 24: “Belle”

Mar 3: “The House I Live In”

Mar 10: “We Are the Best!”

Mar 17: “Manakamana”

Mar 31: “Under the Skin”

Apr 7: “The Unknown Known”

Apr 14: “Katyn”

Apr 21: “A Touch of Sin”

Apr 28: “Boyhood”

May 5: “Chef.”

 

‘The Tempest’ to be performed Feb. 20

 “The Tempest” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall by Aquila Theatre as part of the 2014-15 Campus Performing Arts Series.

Tickets are $38 for adults and $30 for youth age 18 and younger. Tickets can be purchased 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday from the Leach Theatre Box Office.

 

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