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16th annual Senior Americans’ Day set for March 23

Nominations sought for faculty and academic staff excellence awards

Call for nominations for university committee vacancies

Managerial efficiency seminar to be offered

Programs to focus on treatment for depression and post-traumatic stress disorder

 

Employment
A list of all currently available job openings and additional information about each position, including application procedures, may be found on the Academic Affairs employment opportunities Web site. Go to top of page

Senior Americans’ Day set for March 23
senior citizensThe 16th annual Senior Americans’ Day program will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, in Davies Center at UW-Eau Claire. The theme this year is “Senior Swing — For the Positively Ageless Crowd.”

The program features keynote speaker Kevin McMullin, storyteller and musician from Sarona; more than 40 workshops on topics ranging from computers to healthcare to the wonders of wine; and vocalist Warren Petryk. The cost of the program is $25 per person and includes materials, continental breakfast and lunch.

An optional lunch and matinee performance of the musical comedy “How to Talk Minnesotan” will begin at noon Monday, March 22, at the Fanny Hill Dinner Theatre. The cost is $30 per person. Full story. Go to top of page

ribbonNominations sought for faculty and academic staff excellence awards
Academic Staff Excellence in Performance Award
The Academic Staff Awards Committee invites nominations for the Excellence in Performance Award to be given in fall 2004. The UW-Eau Claire Foundation will present $1,500 to the recipient. Faculty, staff or students may nominate a permanent full-time or part-time (50 percent or more) member of the administrative or professional academic staff who excels in the areas of performance and service.

Nominations should be forwarded to the Academic Staff Awards Committee, Chancellor's Office, Schofield 204, by April 9. For additional information or nomination forms, contact committee chair Paul Butrymowicz, Activities and Programs, at butrympj@uwec.edu or 836-3855.

Faculty Excellence in Scholarship and Excellence in Service Awards
The Faculty Awards Committee solicits nomination letters and forms for Excellence in Scholarship and Excellence in Service Awards. Both of these awards help to establish and clarify the university's standard of excellence. The awards presume the strongest examples of personal contribution while also expanding the definition of achievement. The UW-Eau Claire Foundation will present $1,500 to each award recipient.

Preliminary nomination forms are due March 12. Completed letters and forms can be submitted to the Chancellor's Office by any member of the university community. Faculty who have retired before the award is presented are not eligible for nomination.

Completed nomination materials are due April 8. Forms outlining the materials needed to complete the entire nomination are available in the offices of the Chancellor, University Senate and Student Senate. Nominees' files automatically will be included in the committee's review for three years unless withdrawal is requested, and previous files may be updated.

Inquiries may be directed to Susie Johnson, Chancellor’s Office, at johnsosu@uwec.edu or 836-2327, or to committee chair Geoffrey Peterson, political science, at petersgd@uwec.edu or 836-3641. Go to top of page

Call for nominations for university committee vacancies
Faculty Vacancies
The university Faculty Nominating Committee is seeking nominees for vacancies on university committees to be filled in the 2004 spring election. If you are interested or know someone who might be interested in serving on the following committees, contact the nominating committee members indicated below. Membership criteria and committee functions may be found in Chapter 3 of the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook and on the University Senate Web site.

Committees with Vacancies:
    • University Faculty Nominating Committee — contact Douglas Faulkner, faulkndj@uwec.edu, 836-5166.
    • Faculty Termination Review Committee — contact Cynthia Gray-Mash, grayca@uwec.edu, 836-5587.
    • Faculty Complaint and Grievance Committee — contact Tali Lee, leetd@uwec.edu, 836-4415.
    • University Senate — contact Alan Gengenbach, gengenaj@uwec.edu, 836-4815.

Nominees also are sought by the nominating committee for the Faculty Awards Committee. Those names will be forwarded to Chancellor Mash for appointment. If you are interested in this committee, contact Carmen Manning at manninck@uwec.edu or 836-5838.

Academic Staff Vacancies
The university Academic Staff Nominating Committee is seeking nominees for vacancies on university committees to be filled in the 2004 spring election. If you are interested or know someone who might be interested in serving on any of the following committees, contact Gene Leisz, chair of the nominating committee at leiszgj@uwec.edu or 836-6004. Membership criteria and committee functions may be found in Chapters 3 and 5 of the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook and on the University Senate Web site.

Committees with Vacancies:
    • University Academic Staff Nominating Committee.
    • Academic Staff Complaint, Grievance and Review Committee.
    • Academic Staff Professional Development Committee.
    • University Senate.
    • University Senate Academic Staff Personnel Committee.
    • University Senate Compensation Committee.
    • Administrator Review Committee.

Nominees also are sought for the Administrative and Professional Academic Staff Awards Committee. Those names will be forwarded to Chancellor Mash for appointment. Go to top of page

Managerial efficiency seminar to be offered
seminarUW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension will present “Improving Managerial Efficiency,” a two-day seminar designed for project managers, team leaders, supervisors and small business owners.

The seminar will be offered March 10-11 at Sweetwaters Restaurant in Eau Claire. Workshop facilitator Michael Monroe Kiefer will focus on increasing managers’ and staff’s creativity, identifying time wasters and using the linear processing method to increase overall efficiency and quantity of work. The program also includes tips for speed reading and using mind-mapping to organize projects. Full story. Go to top of page

Programs to focus on treatment for depression and post-traumatic stress disorder
UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education and UW-Extension will present two programs taught by William Bradshaw, an internationally acclaimed speaker and expert in the treatment of major mental disorders.

“Innovative and Effective Treatment Approaches for Depression” will be held March 23 at the Plaza Hotel & Suites in Eau Claire. "Innovative and Effective Treatment Approaches for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder” will be held March 24 at the same location.

Both programs are designed for social workers, marriage and family therapists, mental health therapists and clinicians, clergy and nurses who care for patients with mental health concerns. Full story. Go to top of page

Dulany Inn to offer St. Patrick's Day buffet
leprechaun hat and cloversA special St. Patrick's Day buffet will be offered March 17 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Dulany Inn. The buffet will include: mulligatawny soup, grilled Reuben or Rachael sandwiches, luck of the Irish boiled dinner, hay and straw fettuccini, corned beef and cabbage, leprechaun vegetables, wee folk salad, blarney salad, O'Malley's fruit salad and complimentary desserts. Cost is $6.25 per person. Call 836-5261 for reservations. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 22 • Sixth Week • Spring Semester • March 1, 2004

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: February 25, 2004

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