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11/18/2011

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USF FIGHT SONG VIDEO WINNER ANNOUNCED

In support of the USF Athletics "Fight Song" video contest and to generate friendly competition among the units within Administrative Services, VP Sandy Lovins Iconic Uchallenged everyone to show their Bulls spirit and creativity by submitting an entry to USF Athletics and to Administrative Services. At stake in the Administrative Services competition, a "pizza party" for the winning video selected by VP Sandy Lovins and team.

 

Drum roll, please! The winning video in the Administrative Services contest is the entry submitted by the Physical Plant team. Their video totally embodied team spirit and pride. We look forward to celebrating their win with a "pizza party." Both teams did a fantastic job! Please join us in congratulating Physical Plant on their win and applauding Human Resources for their great entry. View the videos: Physical Plant | Human Resources

 

WANT TO SAVE MONEY? TAKE ADVANTAGE OF FANTASTIC USF DISCOUNT PROGRAMS!

There are many terrific discount programs available for USF employees. One of these great programs that will save you money is offered by Office Depot. This discount program offers an average of seven percent below retail pricing on purchases made with your registered credit card at any Office Depot retail store. To register your personal credit card, click here. Your card will be ready to use within 48 hours after submission to Office Depot.

 

Office Depot BoxOnce registered, you do not have to identify yourself as a member of the USF Student, Employee & Alumni Purchase Program. Simply provide your registered credit card for payment at checkout. Once your registered credit card has been swiped for payment, the discounted price will be reflected on your receipt.

 

This is a WIN-WIN discount program for you and the university. You save money on your personal purchases and the university receives better pricing under its contract with Office Depot. Check it out today!

 

And, don’t forget to check out and take advantage of the many discount programs available to you as a USF employee.

 

BRING JOY TO YOUR COWORKERS’ FAMILIES IN NEED THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

Giving Tree GraphicTo help spread the magic of giving, Human Resources is proud to coordinate the third annual USF Community Giving Tree. We hope you will consider donating a gift to brighten a child’s holiday or offering to be a drop-off location for gifts.

 

Employees in need can discreetly submit their children’s gift wishes. Fellow USF employees have the ability to anonymously sponsor one or more of the children from the Giving Tree with a gift. Last year, generous USF employees supported the wish lists of 107 children!

 

Gifts will be collected December 12-16 at locations around the Tampa campus and then distributed to the parents/guardians of the children December 21-22 in the Human Resources office (SVC 2172). For more information about the USF Community Giving Tree, call 813.974.2970 or visit the USF Community Giving Tree website.

 

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP SOS

SOS LogoStampede of Service (SOS) is USF’s largest day of service and this year’s one-day event takes place Saturday, January 14th. Volunteers are needed to support the SOS Kick-Off event by assisting with various tasks such as participant check-in, t-shirt distribution, breakfast distribution, signage posting, vehicle directing and more. We encourage you to participate and support an annual tradition that engages students in community service. Volunteers will receive a limited edition t-shirt, breakfast, and the immense satisfaction of helping USF’s largest service project of the year! Register as a volunteer on the CLCE Website.

 

PREVENTIVE CARE IS THE KEY TO EARLY DETECTION

Pink RibbonThanks to improvements in treatment and early detection, millions of women are surviving breast cancer today. The State of Florida health plan for USF employees offers coverage for preventive care. Mammograms are included as preventive care and may be reimbursed at 100% of the allowed amount depending on the PPO or HMO you selected. For more information, visit the myBenefits website.

 

Whether you or a loved one is worried about developing breast cancer, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, the American Cancer Society website is a wonderful resource that provides detailed information about breast cancer, the importance of early detection, how to find support, treatment options, and more.

 

CornicopiaTHANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

Best wishes from Sandy Lovins and team for a wonderful Thanksgiving Day and a terrific long weekend. Enjoy your time off!

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