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10/05/2012

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 1 - 31
2012 National Fire Prevention Week October 8 - 12
2013-2018 USF Strategic Plan Presentation* October 10, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m., COPH 1023 A, Auditorium
Fire Safety Training* October 10, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., south side of the Marshall Student Center
Benefits Fair* October 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., MSC Ballroom
2013-2018 USF Strategic Plan Presentation* October 16, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., BSN 115, Auditorium
2012 Faculty & Staff Appreciation Tailgate Event November 3, Raymond James Stadium Time TBD, Tickets Now on Sale
Heart Walk November 10, Raymond James Stadium, Activities begin at 8 a.m.; Walk begins at 9 a.m.

*ALL ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES EMPLOYEES ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND

 

HUMAN RESOURCES THANKS NANCY WISGERHOF

NancyPlease join Human Resources in congratulating Nancy Wisgerhof on her acceptance of a new position as the Director of Administration in the Dean's Office in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences (CBCS). Nancy has been employed at USF for 29 years and has been providing HR services to the university through Central HR and USF Health HR for the last 27 years.

 

During her time in HR, Nancy worked her way up from an entry-level position to Director of Compensation and Workforce Planning while also earning her master's degree in Public Administration from USF in 2003. Always striving to learn a new skill or take on a new challenge, the new position in CBCS will allow Nancy to expand her experience in another direction.

 

Nancy's guidance and compassion have been greatly valued by her colleagues in HR and throughout the university community. While we will surely miss her, we wish her the best of luck in the newest chapter of her USF career.

 

RETIREMENT

Two Physical Plant employees have retired effective October 1st. Thomas Janis, Maintenance Technician, retired after 36 years of service, having joined USF in March 1976. Gary Anglen, Maintenance Technician, retired after 12 years of service. He joined USF in July 2000.

 

We thank John and Gary for their dedication and service to the university. Please join us in wishing them all the best in their retirement.

 

STAVROS CENTER STAFF RECOGNIZE GEORGE CUA

George

Yiu Yung "George" Cua, Maintenance Technician, Physical Plant, has been recognized by the College of Education's Stavros Center with a Distinguished Service Award for his outstanding customer service over the years. Dr. Dick Puglisi, Director of the Stavros Center, and his team presented George with the award on Thursday, September 27th.

 

In presenting the award, Dr. Puglisi stated the recognition was for George's tireless and outstanding dedication to providing exemplary service in a consistent, courteous and friendly manner. Please join us in congratulating George on this well-deserved recognition. He has set an example for all of us to follow in serving our many customers throughout the university.

 

PINK FRIDAYS ARE BACK!

Awareness

We hope everyone is wearing their jeans and pink today in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. We'd love to post department photos on our Flickr account. So, get out the cameras and take a photo or two and send. to Karla Willman at kwillman@usf.edu. We'll provide a link to submitted images in our next newsletter.

 

More details on Pink Fridays will be coming your way soon!

 

"ROCKY'S CRUISE" PHOTO STOP A BIG HIT AT ANNUAL FUND CAMPAIGN KICKOFF!

JudyThanks to all who attended the 2012 Faculty & Staff Annual Fund Campaign lunch on Tuesday, October 2nd, in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom. This year's beach theme proved to be a lot of fun, with a great picnic lunch, festive sun glasses, and more to celebrate last year's tremendous participation rate and to kick off this year's campaign.

 

Attendees really got into the spirit and had great fun getting their photos taken solo or with colleagues at a beach themed photo stop. Props included a surf board (courtesy of our own surfer girl, Brooke Deen), beach chairs, towels, hats, and, of course, beach balls. To view and download photos, visit our site on Flickr.

 

We look forward to a great 2012 Faculty & Staff Annual Fund Campaign and thank everyone in advance for their support!

 

ATTEND FIRE SAFETY TRAINING & REGISTER TO WIN AN IPAD

 

Fire SafetyEnvironmental Health and Safety, in conjunction with the Office of the State Fire Marshal, will conduct fire extinguisher training and provide campus and residence hall fire safety awareness tips on Wednesday, October 10th during the hours of 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the south side of the Marshall Student Center.

 

You could be the lucky winner of an Apple iPad! By participating in the fire extinguisher training, you'll be eligible to register to win an iPad. Stop by anytime during 10 to 1. Participation in this campaign is an important awareness step that may save your life and that of someone you love.

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BENEFITS FAIR OCTOBER 16TH

The 2013 Open Enrollment Benefits Fair is being held on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from
9 a.m.
– 4 p.m. in the MSC Ballroom. The benefits fair is an opportunity for employees to speak face-to-face with representatives about their benefits options and plan changes. For more information, please visit the Human Resources website.

 

PRICE OF TICKETS REDUCED FOR TAILGATE EVENT

The price of a ticket has been reduced to $18 for the 2012 Faculty and Staff Appreciation Tailgate Event on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at Raymond James Stadium. This event is held in order to thank employees for their exceptional work at USF and to provide an opportunity for faculty and staff to get together for an exciting day cheering on their USF Bulls against the UCONN Huskies. For more information, please visit the Human Resources website.

 

STILL TIME TO SUPPORT THE "INCREDIBULLS" HEART WALK TEAM

There's still time to join in with your coworkers and become a member of the Administrative Services' Incredibulls Heart Walk Team in support of the American Heart Association's annual Heart Walk. This year's Walk will take place on Saturday, November 10th at Raymond James Stadium. Activities begin at 8:00 a.m. and the walk begins at 9:00 a.m.

 

The team's goal is $4,000 and to date the team has raised $1,035 to support research and education. Click here to join our team and/or support a team member. You can also contact Aisha Lawrence, team captain, at amlawrence@usf.edu or by phone at (813) 974-0872 to get set up as a walker. We look forward to seeing you at the Walk!

 

PHYSICAL PLANT IN ACTION

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Sometimes Physical Plant's work takes them to very high places. In this photo, Physical Plant employees are installing new letters identifying the Science Center.

 

The Physical Plant Maintenance Mechanics on the lift are Bradley Orr and Clint Franklin. Great job, guys!

 

 

 

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