Month: January 2019

1/21 MLK Day of Service

This day will include on-campus and off-campus service opportunities, where particpants have the opportunity to build literacy kits for children, volunteer at local food shelters, and reflect on the significance of the day! Lunch will be provided When: January 21, 2019  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.           -Check in: 8:00 am UConn Student Ballroom […]

HuskyTHON Toy Drive

This year marks HuskyTHON’s 20th Birthday! To celebrate, we’re asking for donations to our Toy Drive for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. The Toy Drive will run until January 25th, and you can donate toys through our online wish lists at Amazon or Walmart. Additionally, we will be accepting in-person donations in the HuskyTHON office the […]

Reminder: Applicant Compensation History

Sent on behalf of Christopher Delello, Associate Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer. Dear Colleagues, State statute prohibits employers from inquiring into job applicants’ wage and salary history and the value of previous compensation structures. This is an effort by the legislature to increase pay equity at all employers, public and private, in Connecticut. […]

Glenbrook Road Closed 12/14 – 12/15

Glenbrook Road | Road Closure Monday (12/14/19) and Tuesday (12/15/19) Glenbrook Road will be closed between Student Health Services and the Central Utility Plant between 8AM and 5PM on Monday, December 14thth  and Tuesday, December 15th.  Hillside Road access to Glenbrook Road eastbound to Jorgensen Road will be restricted to emergency and service vehicles.  (map) […]

Central Stores Changes Process, Philosophy, Name

As employees and staff know, the University is focused upon identifying effective solutions during these fiscally challenging times. The Central Stores operation at UConn recently underwent changes in process, philosophy, and name, which are designed to create more efficiencies and cost savings. The operation will no longer serve as a “store” model, in the sense […]

Available Furniture for University Departments

With the closing of the former campus in West Hartford, the University has acquired various pieces of furniture, which includes workstations, bookcases, file cabinets and tables.  While limited in number, these items are in good condition and are available to all University Departments.  If your department is in need of furniture or would like more […]

EAP “Frontline Employee” – January 2019 Newsletter

Featured in this month’s edition: Resolving Relationship Problems at Work – “Are you tolerating a difficult workplace relationship? Thorny relationships are often tolerated because…“ Empathy: Happier Customers, Less Stress – “Direct customer service is known to be stressful. But there are customer service ‘tools’ that can make this job easier and more rewarding…” Online Gambling […]

Planned University-Wide Network Outage

  On Friday, January 11 and Monday, January 14, ITS will be performing maintenance on our core network routers between 5:30 am and 6:30 am. During each maintenance period, network service at all UConn campuses will be interrupted for approximately 5 to 15 minutes.  During each interruption, the Internet will be unreachable and all network-connected […]

Nominate a Colleague: Spirit Awards

Do you have outstanding colleagues that deserve recognition? Nominate them now for a UConn Spirit Award. The University of Connecticut established the UConn Spirit Awards to honor staff and faculty at our Storrs and regional campuses for stellar contributions and dedication to civility in the workplace. The goals of the UConn Spirit Awards are to: o   […]