The athletics department will offer its first UP Day for a soccer game on Thursday, September 19, at the Pilot men’s game against Oregon State at 6 p.m. Much like UP Day at Etzel Field, the soccer event will feature free tickets for all staff and faculty and immediate family. Just show your UP ID at the box office. For more information contact Jon Brooks, athletics, at 7431 or email@example.com.
The University of Portland, the Franz Center for Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation, and the Pamplin School of Business will host the fall Graduate Workshop: Women in Leadership, on Saturday, September 21, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., in Franz Hall room 214. The guest speaker will be Julia Gaskill (pictured), executive director of the Young Musicians Foundation and longtime nonprofit professional. Those who attend will have opportunities to network, ask questions, and enjoy food and refreshments. Registration information can be found at http://tinyurl.com/m2mxoxz. For more information or to RSVP, contact Pete Rooks, Franz Center, at 8914 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All University of Portland students in all major programs are invited to explore their big ideas at the Discover Innovation@UP Workshop, sponsored by the Franz Center for Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation, on Saturday, September 21, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., in Buckley Center room 163. Lunch will be provided. To register go to http://tinyurl.com/m4lzzfm. For more information contact Eric Anctil, Franz Center, at 7690 or email@example.com.
Dave Doe (pictured) has been reassigned so that he can devote his time to special carpentry projects. Evidence of Dave’s considerable talent and craftsmanship can be found throughout campus; recent examples include furniture in many of the dormitory chapels, the Saint John’s Bible display case in the Clark Library, and new podiums for formal university events and ceremonies.
Bret Sorg will move to the carpentry foreman role. He has extensive experience as a finish carpenter and commercial fixture installer, and was introduced to the construction trades by his grandfather, who was a carpenter in Germany.
Brian Tatro has also been hired as a staff carpenter. He joins the team with more than 22 years’ experience as a carpenter and foreman with Todd Construction.
For more information contact Hutchinson at 7306 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty and staff who would like to use the University’s tuition exchange benefit for the fall 2014 semester need to visit the HR website and fill out a request for approval by December 1, 2013, according to Jason McDonald, admissions. Look in the employee benefits section and click on the tuition remission/ exchange link, then go to the tuition remission forms section at the bottom and fill out the tuition exchange request form. The link is http://tinyurl.com/nnuvj6k. For more information contact McDonald at 7751 or email@example.com.
William Curtis, political science, will present “The Constitutional Jurisprudence of Justice Clarence Thomas,” a Constitution Day presentation, on Tuesday, September 17, at 7 p.m., in St. Mary’s Student Center. Curtis will discuss Justice Clarence Thomas’s judicial philosophy, approach to interpreting the Constitution, and several of his noteworthy opinions. For more information contact Gary Malecha, political science, at 7452 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next UP HIVE Alumni Network event, presented by Immix Law Group, will be “How to Build a Personal Brand,” featuring a panel discussion by Ryan Buchanan of eROI; Shelley Gunton of Chez Marie, Inc.; and Mariah Rich, brand strategy consultant. Join UP alumni and friends on Wednesday, October 2, for a wonderful evening of networking and learning. Refreshments and light appetizers will be served at 5:30 p.m. at eROI (505 NW Couch Street, #300, Portland, OR). Please RSVP via e-mail to email@example.com.
As you pass through the Clark Library lobby during September, pause and enjoy a special exhibit featuring artists’ books on loan from the University of Puget Sound and Pacific University. These handmade books were created by regional artists and represent a diverse range of themes and design techniques. Learn more at http://tinyurl.com/o52baaq.
The Pamplin School of Business will offer an MBA and MSF information session on Wednesday, September 25, from 6 to 7 p.m., in the Murphy Conference Room of Franz Hall, according to Melissa McCarthy. It is a great opportunity to learn more about both programs, ask questions, and sit in on a class. RSVPs are requested to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information contact McCarthy at 7225 or email@example.com.
The University daycare house will be providing child care on Friday, Sept. 20, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., during a Pamplin School of Business barbecue. Cost is $30 for one child and $40 per family. Parents who are not members of the PSOBA faculty are welcome to take advantage of this Parents Night Out service, which also takes place on the first Friday of each month. E-mail Cala Richman at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in reserving a spot for your child.