9/29 Ada Elderkin Retirement Reception

Community Outreach Programs, Services, and Initiatives and The Department of Student Activities invite you to join us for a retirement celebration for Ada Elderkin

Friday, September 29, 2017

2:00-4:00 PM

Student Union Room 307/308

Light refreshments will be served.

  For more information, contact: Gina in Community Outreach at gina.devivo_brassaw@uconn.edu or 486-2806.

 

9/26 Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

DODD CENTER’S KONOVER AUDITORIUM, STORRS CAMPUS

Tuesday, September 26, 2017                   5:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) in partnership with the Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is presenting 2-hour Sexual Harassment Prevention Training sessions throughout the 2017 – 2018 Academic Year. This is a one-time training, required for all University employees within 6 months of hire.

This seminar will provide attendees with important information about sexual harassment and sexual violence prevention and response. The training is an important component of the University’s commitment to ensuring harassment-free working and learning environments.

New employees and current UConn employees who have not yet taken this training may register for a training session at the Learning@Work website. Once you sign on, click the course titles under My Learning. The list of upcoming Sexual Harassment Prevention Training sessions are listed below the course description. Additional details for each date are available by clicking the “View detail” links. To register for the course, locate date/time you would like to attend and then click the blue “Enroll” button to the right.

Please note, UConn’s Learning@Work training management system sends email confirmations and reminders from the “noreply@sabacloud.com” account. The account does not accept reply emails, and all replies result in an undeliverable response. Additional Learning@Work information including FAQs are available at http://hr.uconn.edu/learningatwork.

If you need an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation to be able to participate in this training, please contact Human Resources at 860-486-2036 or hr@uconn.edu as soon as possible prior to the training.

For more information, contact: OIE at equity.uconn.edu or 860-486-2943.

Weekly Husky Bucks Deal: Discount at Pizza Mike’s

Get $3.33 off any one large pizza at Pizza Mike’s Pizzeria when using Husky Bucks!

For the week of September 18th through September 24th, when you use your Husky Bucks at Pizza Mike’s Pizzeria you will receive $3.33 off any one large pizza! Get there for their delicious food soon!

Like us on Facebook.com/UCOneCard and follow us on Twitter @HuskyBucks for updates on your UConn One Card and the Husky Bucks deals!

For a list of the many locations that accept Husky Bucks both on and off campus, and to learn how you can make a deposit into your Husky Bucks account, visit onecard.uconn.edu.

For more information, contact: One Card Office at 860-486-3129.

Know How to Save a Life? Learn CPR Today

UCONN Rescue is hosting American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) classes this semester!  This is the standard CPR/AED course for many employers, especially those interested in the healthcare or public service fields. The class itself is approximately 4 hours long and involves a large amount of video instruction, and hands-on practice.  The course culminates in a written multiple choice test and practical skills testing to obtain certification.  It is strongly recommended that anyone interested should sign up for one of the course dates listed below at the following registration link.  The class costs $35 a person ($40 if credit card) and includes the training workbook, a one-way valve for training, and your certification card.

There are 7 STILL OPEN courses with 18 seats each for this semester, first come, first serve.  The date/time once full will no longer appear on the registration form.

LINK TO FORM: https://goo.gl/forms/pJnEdZqF2iuEjYHW2

NOTE: All courses are held in Benjamin Koons Hall, 1st floor.  Room varies and is announced prior to the class.

For more information please contact the UCONN Rescue Training Coordinator, Justin Pedneault, at Justin.pedneault@uconn.edu.

For more information, contact: Justin Pedneault at justin.pedneault@uconn.edu

Drug-Free Schools & Campuses Act

Drug-Free Schools & Campuses Act

Department of Wellness and Prevention Services – Drug-Free Schools & Campuses Act Notification Letter

The Department of Wellness and Prevention Services invites all University faculty and staff to read the bi-annual Drug-Free Schools & Campuses Act Notification Letter. This letter satisfies the requirement of annual distribution of the following information to all faculty and staff. The letter addresses:

  • Policy on Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • Health risks
  • Available assistance and treatment avenues
  • University-imposed disciplinary standards

To view the policy and related information please go the University’s e-policy website, http://policy.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/243/2017/09/9-12-2017-DFSCA-Letter.pdf

 

For more information, contact: Wellness & Prevention Services at wellness@uconn.edu

Farm Fresh Market This Thursday on Fairfield Way

The Farm Fresh Market will be open for a few more weeks so come on down to Fairfield Way, Thursday, September 21st, 11:30am – 1:00pm, to purchase a bag full of fresh, local produce from Spring Valley Student Farm and other area farms. In case of rain, the Market will be held inside the food court area of the Student Union. Cash and credit accepted. Reminder: Thursday, September 28th will be the last Market of the season.

 

9/22 Tribute to Dr. Jeff Anderson

Dear University Community:

Please join students, faculty, staff, family and friends for a University of Connecticut ‘Tribute to Dr. Jeff Anderson,’ a long time staff member in Student Health Services who recently passed away.  The Tribute will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 4 pm in Student Union Room 304 C.  A reception will immediately follow the Tribute.

Please RSVP to Kim Colbert, kim.colbert@uconn.edu, 860-486-8151, by Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at midnight.  Indicate your name, and how many folks will be in attendance.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call Kim.

Thank you.

For more information, contact: Kim Colbert at 860-486-8151

Drug-Free Schools & Campuses Act

Department of Wellness and Prevention Services – Drug-Free Schools & Campuses Act Notification Letter

The Department of Wellness and Prevention Services invites all University faculty and staff to read the bi-annual Drug-Free Schools & Campuses Act Notification Letter. This letter satisfies the requirement of annual distribution of the following information to all faculty and staff. The letter addresses:

  • Policy on Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • Health risks
  • Available assistance and treatment avenues
  • University-imposed disciplinary standards

To view the policy and related information please go the University’s e-policy website, http://policy.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/243/2017/09/9-12-2017-DFSCA-Letter.pdf

For more information, contact: Wellness & Prevention Services at wellness@uconn.edu

Support for Undocumented Students

FREE DACA CLINICS ACROSS THE STATE

In reaction to the recent executive administrative action ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months, organizations across the state are hosting clinics to assist those whose DACA status will expire by March 5, 2018, to apply for renewals by the October 5, 2017 deadline. Below are a list of upcoming DACA renewal clinics in Connecticut.

 

Willimantic

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 4pm-8pm – DACA Renewal Clinic at St. Joseph Church Hall (99 Jackson Street, Willimantic, CT)

Danbury

  • Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 9am-12pm – DACA Renewal Clinic at the Hispanic Center of Danbury (4 Harmony Street, Danbury, CT)

Stamford

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays (now and for the next 3 weeks) from 10am-12pm, and 1pm-4pm – DACA Renewal Walk-ins at Building 1 Community (75 Selleck Street, Stamford, CT)
  • Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 1pm-4pm – Info Session & DACA Renewal Clinic at Building 1 Community (75 Selleck Street, Stamford, CT)

Bridgeport

  • Saturday, 9/23 from 9am-3pm – DACA Renewal Clinic at Burroughs Community Center (2470 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT)

New Haven

  • Friday afternoons, 9/15, 9/22, and 9/29 from 2pm-5pm – DACA Renewal Workshops at Apostle Immigrant Services (81 Saltonstall Avenue, #1, New Haven, CT)
  • Week of Sept. 18th – DACA Renewal Workshops at JUNTA for Progressive Action (169 Grand Avenue, New Haven, CT)

Meriden

  • Sunday, September 24, 2017 (time TBA) – DACA Renewal Clinic at St. Rose of Lima Church (35 Center St., Meriden, CT)

Additional clinics will be posted if they become available

 

 

 

Farm to Chef Week Menu at Chuck & Augie’s

Chuck & Augie’s Restaurant will be participating in the Connecticut Farm to Chef Week, September 18th – 22nd. Our chefs have created a specials menu highlighting produce grown on local farms, including our own Spring Valley Student Farm. The menu includes:

  • Butternut Squash Bisque
  • Shishito Pepper Appetizer
  • Locally Harvested Tomato Salad
  • Organic Vegetable Farmer’s Market Panini
  • Chicken Sausage & Ratatouille Pasta

The specials menu will be served during lunch and dinner, Monday, September 18th through Friday, September 22nd at Chuck & Augie’s. Hours of operation are 11:00 am – 8:00 pm.