The Franz Center is providing free leadership training and development during the 2017-18 academic year for faculty and staff who want to learn more about becoming a Dexheimer Leadership Fellow. There are over 70 faculty and staff from across the University who have been trained as Dexheimer Leadership Fellows, and the Franz Center would like to include 40 additional faculty and staff, who will begin their training next fall. Dexheimer Leadership Fellows serve as instructors and coaches in the Leader Certificate Program and earn a stipend of $2,500 for their teaching or coaching. We are able to include only exempt (salaried) employees in the program at this time. To participate, nominate a colleague, or for more information, contact Dave Houglum, director for leadership in the Franz Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org by July 31.
There is still time to learn something new in the Clark Library’s summer digital workshops. Space is still available in this week’s introductory workshops on Creating Electronic Music, using Adobe Premiere Pro, and Web Design. All workshops are open to current students, faculty, and staff. Visit the Digital Lab site to see more details and register for a spot.
Now is the time to submit orders for letterhead, envelopes, business cards, and forms for the upcoming academic year, according to Reneé Byrd, printing services. This allows the publication team to schedule production throughout the summer. Please estimate usage for the next academic year and order accordingly. Letterhead is available by the ream (500 sheets) or by the case (4,000 sheets). Envelopes are available by the box (500) or by the case (2,500). When ordering, include a sample of each item and indicate if any changes are necessary. For more information, contact Byrd at 8115 or email@example.com.
All departments that will be sponsoring students to arrive on campus prior to the standard move-in dates (August 24 for new students, August 26 for returning students) are asked to complete a Department Early Arrival Request, according to Jessica Wode, residence life. Templates for making this request were sent via email on June 26; please contact residence life at firstname.lastname@example.org or x7205 if your department did not receive one. Early arrival requests are due by July 20 to Jessica Wode at email@example.com. Departments will be charged $47 per person per night unless it is specified that the students’ accounts should be charged.
Students who are not working for any department but wish to request an early arrival for themselves should submit a Petition Form to Modify Housing Contract to residence life.
For more information contact the Office of Residence Life at x7205 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty and staff who need to rent regalia for the Orientation Opening Mass are asked to please place your order online by Monday, July 17. Faculty should visit this link. Orientation Mass is on Saturday, August 26, at 5 p.m., with the academic procession starting at 4:45 p.m. Rented regalia will be available on Saturday, August 26, from 3 to 4:45 p.m., in the Chiles Center.
For any questions contact the events office at x7523 or email@example.com.
All nine-month faculty members can opt in to be paid over a 12-month span, according to Shiromani Narayan, payroll. This process begins with September paychecks and holds a portion aside for nine months, then pays out over June, July, and August of the following summer. To sign up for this option you can download the form from the payroll website at this link or come into the payroll office to fill out a paper form.
Faculty who sign up for this program remain enrolled until they give written notice that they do not want to participate in the program. There is no need to renew each year. All forms must be submitted to the payroll office no later than Friday, September 8, 2017, to be eligible for the 2017-2018 academic year, otherwise your next opportunity will be September of 2018. Contact payroll at 8338 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
University of Portland School of Nursing dean Joane Moceri was named as the 2017 Outstanding Alumna of the University of Washington Tacoma’s Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Program in June. Moceri is a former UW Tacoma faculty member and received her master of nursing degree from the school.
Moceri received her award at University of Washington Tacoma’s Master of Nursing hooding ceremony. In presenting the award, director of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Sharon Gavin Fought cited Moceri’s “leadership, wisdom, and tremendous capacity to work with and on behalf of others.”
Moceri was the founding director of the Pierce College nursing program and was praised for her work to increase enrollment of under-represented populations during her tenure. Also listed among her achievements were her support of MultiCare Health System’s nurse camp, and her work as project coordinator for the Puyallup summer lunch program. Moceri also served on one of the boards of Group Health.
Moceri was appointed dean of the University of Portland’s School of Nursing by University president Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., in July 2015. She joined UP as an associate professor in 2012, and began service as the associate dean for the undergraduate nursing program in May of 2013. Along with nursing, Moceri has experience in business management and taught undergraduate courses on nursing theory, communication, and nursing leadership; as well as graduate courses on resource management, communication, and population health.
For more information contact the School of Nursing at 7211 or email@example.com.
The Independence Day holiday will be observed for University employees on Tuesday, July 4, according to the 2017 University holiday schedule. All University offices will be closed and classes will not be held.
Pilot Kids Day Camp registration for summer 2017 is now open. The camp is for children entering grades 1-6 in fall 2017 and is staffed by University of Portland students, who lead small groups of campers in active games and sports as well as arts and crafts and drama projects.
Cost is $155 per session through May 12, $170 per session after May 12. Children of University of Portland students, faculty, staff, or alumni receive a $10 discount per session.
The camps run Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., and Fridays 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Remaining camp dates for 2017:
- Session 3: July 10-14
- Session 4: July 31-Aug 4
“Pilots Kids Camp is not sponsored by the University of Portland. It is neither affiliated with nor endorsed by the University of Portland. Authorized use of University of Portland logos and trademarks does not imply an endorsement of the camp or program.”