Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Liz Ramirez is the new senior director for finance and administration, effective Aug. 15.

Dean of Students
Community Standards and Conduct
  • New cases for the week of Aug. 1: Academic dishonesty (5), misconduct (2).
Health & Wellness Initiatives
Counseling Center
  • Clinical services/sessions for the week of Aug. 1: Intakes, consultation and counseling (38), crisis services (4), psychiatric evaluations and treatment (7), outreach (1).
  • Center for Students in Recovery services for the week of Aug. 1: Individual recovery support (3), other contacts (15). Group meetings: Nourish eating disorder support group (1).
Health Center
  • The fall insurance waiver period continues through Aug. 26.
Student Engagement Initiatives
Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • 54 women have registered for Panhellenic recruitment, scheduled for Sept. 9-11 in the Galaxy Rooms and the Faculty/Staff Dining Room.
Student Development
  • The following SOC OrgSync forms are open for the fall 2016 semester (descriptions and instructions are included in links): Operating funds, programming funds and event enhancers request.
  • Sign up to volunteer for the Welcome Back Bash, scheduled for Aug. 21.
  • Sign up to participate in Cometville on Aug. 24 and help welcome students, staff and faculty to campus.
  • Each month a different student leader will be selected for the Student Leadership Spotlight, with first spotlight debuting in September. Nominations are available online.
  • If your area purchases StrengthsQuest codes, please contact Beth Roller with the number you buy annually.
  • Student Government is currently interviewing candidates to fill multiple seats. Please encourage students to apply.
Student Union
  • The Student Union now manages the Faculty/Staff Dining Room. Reservations for the space are available through Virtual EMS.
Student Volunteerism
  • Aug. 20: Last Community Garden workday of the summer, 8 a.m. Fall workdays are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month, beginning Sept. 10.
  • Administrative assistant II position is now posted.
  • Search for a program coordinator is underway.
  • Aug. 22: Student organization group registration for Viva Volunteer opens on OrgSync.
  • Aug. 22: Registration for Freshmen Engaged in Service Together (FEST) opens.
  • Aug. 26: Volunteer Expo, 1-3 p.m., Activity Center Main Gym.
  • Sept. 9: Freshmen Engaged in Service Together: Hygiene Care Kits benefiting homeless veterans in Dallas, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. (two volunteer shifts), Residence Hall Southwest Room 2.002.
  • Sept. 22: Bone Marrow Donor Drive, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Galaxy Rooms.
Student Transition Initiatives
New Student Programs
Student Programs
  • The administrative assistant II search is ongoing.
Student Transition Programs
Veteran Services Center
  • Aug. 19: Summer Green Zone training for staff and faculty, 9 a.m.-noon. Contact the center to register.
International Center
Leadership, Risk/Safety, Partnerships
  • If a faculty/staff or student traveler will need a medical, repatriation, evacuation coverage certification letter for visa purposes, please attach to the travel request the official requirements specified by the country embassy for the letter.
Marketing & Student Media
  • Staff interested in taking part in the division-wide marketing/communications committee should contact Jenni Huffenberger.
  • Sept. 6: Headshots for new Student Affairs staff, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., SSB lobby.

Multicultural Center
  • Aug. 21: Welcome Back Block Party, 9-11 p.m., Parking Lot T.
  • Aug. 25: Diversity Poetry Jam, 7-9 p.m., Galaxy Rooms.

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