Information sessions on Tax-Sheltered Annuity Program to be held
The UW System Tax-Sheltered Annuity Program is a supplemental retirement savings program authorized by section 403(b) of the Internal Revenue Code. All UW System employees are eligible to participate, and employees can enroll at any time.
Through the TSA Program employees can invest a portion of their income for retirement on a pre-tax basis. Investment options include a wide array of mutual funds and fixed and variable annuities managed by six authorized investment companies and the Wisconsin Retirement System.
Representatives from the following companies will be in the Human Resources office (Schofield 220) to meet with employees during February and March.
• Lincoln National Corp., Feb. 6 and 7, noon to 4:30 p.m. To make an appointment, contact Jim Egan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-834-7775. Walk-ins also are welcome.
• T. Rowe Price, Feb. 16. To make an appointment, contact Jay Schuman at Jay_Schuman@troweprice.com or 800-839-1901.
• Fidelity Investments, March 6. Appointments can be made online or by calling 800-642-7131.
For more information, call the Human Resources office at 836-2513.
Free hearing tests to be offered
Free hearing tests will be offered to UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff, students and their immediate families on Thursday afternoons this semester at the Center for Communication Disorders. Those interested should call 836-4186 to make an appointment. Appointments are limited.
Following is a new employment opportunity at UW-Eau Claire. 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.
• MBA Consortium/Undergraduate Alliance: Instructional specialist (40 percent) — 836-3880.
Marketplace announces specials, new Blimpie hours
This semester, the Davies Center Marketplace will feature new specials in the Blu Plate Diner and Blimpie. The Blu Plate Diner introduces a "Burger of the Week" special. Featured burgers will include the Pepperoni Pizza Burger, Salsa-Topped Veggie Burger, a Greek Burger and many more. Blimpie will feature a "Sub of the Week" for a special discounted price. Both specials will run all semester. Blimpie will also be open on weekends from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays. Weekly specials can be found on the Blugold Dining Web site.
Wellness classes to be offered this semester
UW-Eau Claire will offer a number of wellness classes for the spring semester, including "Mind and Body Fitness Yoga," "Pilates," "Belly Dancing," "Chinese 18 Postures," "Tools to Tame Stress," "Alexander Technique" and "Restorative Yoga." New offerings include "Thai Yoga Bodywork" and "Sensational Creations." Detailed information about each of the offerings is available online.
For more information, or to register, contact Vicki Funne Reed, University Recreation & Sports Facilities, at email@example.com or 715-836-4931.
Continuing Education offerings
Connecting campus and community — Continuing Education serves a wide variety of nontraditional students. Following are links to news releases about upcoming programs offered by UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education.
• UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education to Offer
Workshops to Improve Grant Writing Skills.
• Chinese Conversation for Beginners Offered by UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education.
Additional information can be found on the Continuing Education Web site or by calling 715-836-3636.
Proposed changes in College of Arts and Sciences
Following are proposed program changes in the College of Arts and Sciences. If you have questions or concerns, contact James Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org or 836-5399 within 15 days of this notice in the University Bulletin.
View proposed changes.
Proposed changes in family health nursing and undergraduate nursing program
Following are proposed program changes in the family health nursing department and the undergraduate nursing program. If you have questions or concerns, contact Karen Maddox at email@example.com or 836-5515 within 15 days of this notice in the University Bulletin.
View proposed changes.
'Pink Sheet' Notice of Meetings
The Notice of Meetings (pink sheet) is available online. Click here to find the link to the current week's meetings. Meetings for the following week will be posted Wednesday afternoon. If you frequently refer to the Notice of Meetings, consider saving the Notice of Meetings link in your Web browser's Favorites.