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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, Jan. 22, in Room 105 Centennial Hall

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

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.

Don’t forget to take mandated training

All staff and faculty are mandated to report every instance of sex and gender discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, bullying and stalking to the Title IX coordinator at 341-4920.

Find out your responsibilities as a mandated reporter and how you can make a difference in an online learning module at umsystem.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. Those who completed the training after Aug. 1 are strongly encouraged to visit this link for updated information.

Employees are asked to make every effort to complete these modules by Saturday, Jan. 31.

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:

February 12, 2015

9:00am-10:30am

Silver & Gold Rm 201, Havener Center

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

ID card transition extension

For more information about the ID transition, visit the offices’ website or email Tara Stone.

ID office reopens

The MinerCard ID office is now open. Its hours are 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The deadline to get a new MinerCard at no cost has been extended until Friday, Feb. 13. All students, faculty and staff are eligible to receive one new MinerCard at no cost upon surrender of their current card. Students, faculty and staff who do not have their current card will pay a $15 replacement fee. For more information, email Tara Stone
Healthy for Life: T.E. Atkins UM Wellness Program
Orientation:
Wednesday, 1/21
5:00 p.m.
Classes:
Wednesdays,
1/28 - 3/18
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Retreat:
TBA
Questions: Lynn Rossy, Ph.D. at RossyL@umsystem.edu (before 12/18)
Maureen Hall
at mhall@inspirationcenter.net (after 12/18)
More information: www.umsystem.edu/mindfulness
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
for faculty, staff, retirees, and their partners or spouses
Change your relationship with stress
Increase your vitality, effectiveness, and happiness
8-week class, cost is $40; $20 rebate based on attendance
$180 for community members (limited availability)

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.

Little Mermaid dance camp

Do you have children who love “The Little Mermaid” and like to dance? Missouri S&T’s Ballet and Dance Club will host a Little Mermaid dance camp for children ages 3-13 from 1-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, at the Gale Bullman Building and from 3:30-6 p.m. at Miss Megan’s Dance Studio, 10409 State Highway BB, in Rolla. The cost for the camp is $35 per child. Participants will learn a routine and then have the opportunity to perform it at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, prior to the club’s production of “The Little Mermaid.” For more information or to register, email Kailea Tilden.

 “The Little Mermaid” will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, and Saturday, Feb. 7. A matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8. All performances will be in Leach Theatre. Tickets are $9 for adults, $7 for kids ages 3-12 and $5 for S&T students

Miner swimming lessons

Children ages 4 and older can take swimming lessons from the Miner Swim Team March 30-April 9 at the S&T pool in the Gale Bullman Building.

Signups for the lessons will be held 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at the Missouri S&T Pool and will be limited to the first 90 applicants. Session preference is on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost of the lessons is $85 per swimmer.

Eight 30-minute sessions will run from 4-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday of those two weeks. The lessons will be conducted by members of the Missouri S&T swimming team.

An application form is available online at www.minerathletics.com; click on the swimming link and then to the link for swimming lessons on the right side of the page. For more information, call 341-6149 or email Coach Doug Grooms at dougg@mst.edu.

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:

Jan. 27: “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Feb. 3: “Snowpiercer”

Feb 10: “20 Feet from Stardom”

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.”

Spring enrollment numbers up at Missouri S&T

MissouriSTsignature-green-webEnrollment for the first day of classes at Missouri University of Science and Technology was 7,710, a 5.7 percent increase from last year’s first day of spring enrollment, says Deanne Jackson, Missouri S&T registrar. This is the 13th consecutive year of enrollment increases.

The spring semester at Missouri S&T began on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Last spring, 7,296 students were enrolled on the first day of the spring semester.

“The increase in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business students, along with our continued growth in the College of Engineering and Computing, is giving us another record spring semester enrollment,” says Laura Stoll, vice provost and dean for enrollment management. “This increase follows our largest December graduating class and reflects the value of a Missouri S&T degree.”

The university will continue to enroll students through the first weeks of the spring semester. The official enrollment figures for the semester will be released after the fourth week of classes.

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.

 

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