May 21, 2008
World Tragedies: How You Can Help
In light of the two recent international tragedies, the cyclone in Myanmar
and earthquake in central China, the Office of International Students and Scholars
is passing along this information to you:
If you are interested in assisting
those affected by the Myanmar (Burma) cyclone, UNICEF is offering aid inside
that country, and you can find further information
If you are looking for a way to help those affected
by the Chinese earthquake, the UNH Chinese Student and Scholar Association
Master of Business Administration Open House UNH Manchester
The UNH Center for Graduate & Professional Studies and the UNH Master
of Business Administration Program are sponsoring an open house for prospective
students to learn about the MBA program Tuesday, May 27, at 6 pm.
The open house
is free and open to the public. RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-641-4313.
The UNH Center for Graduate & Professional Studies is
located at 286 Commercial Street, 4th floor, in Manchester's historic Millyard.
A farewell party for Mary Peterson, Editorial and Creative
Services, Douglas Prince, Photographic Services and Ron Bergeron, Photographic
be held on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 from 3:30 – 5:00 in the 1925 Room
at the Elliott Alumni Center. Light refreshments will be served.
Weight Watchers Open House May 30
Faculty and staff can get information on the Weight Watchers program during
an open house Friday, May 30, at noon in the field house, room 38. Interested
participants will be able to sign up for the next series of meetings, which
will be held on Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m. in the same location. The cost
is $144 for 12 weeks. Employees with Harvard Pilgrim medical insurance can
be reimbursed through the health education benefit.
Staff Development Grants Available
The deadline to apply for a Staff Professional Development Grant is June 1.
The maximum award is $750. No more than one grant will be awarded per person
during a 12- month period. This is calculated from the date of notification
of the previous grant.
The Staff Professional Development Grant Program provides the opportunity
for EE, OS, and PAT staff to attain new skills or knowledge in a manner that
will enhance a staff member's performance or eligibility for promotion and
be of specific benefit to the department, college, university and/or University
Such opportunities might include:
- Conferences, workshops and seminars, both on and off campus
- Academic courses not offered within the University System
- Travel and accommodations for off campus courses, workshops, etc.
- Special projects, including but not limited to research and publication
Use the following link to obtain a current version of the application. http://www.unh.edu/hr/pod/pdfs/Staff-Prof-Dev-Grant.pdf
If you have previous versions of this application saved on your computer, please
Diane Tebbetts Retirement
Celebration May 30
A retirement celebration for associate librarian Diane Tebbetts, who has
been with UNH for 42 years, will be held Friday, May 30, from 3 p.m.
to 5 p.m.
in the Hubbard Room of Dimond Library. RSVP to Margaret.Barry@unh.edu or call 2 1541
Free “Green Your Office” workshops are being offered by environmental
education graduate student Tessa Bensew, who brings a holistic approach to
saving energy in your office.
Bensew is offering 1-hour, 90-minute, or 2-hour workshops tailored to each
office's or department's needs, and will come to you. For more information
email the Office of Sustainability at email@example.com or
Massage Away End-of-Semester Stress
Health Services offers 50-minute massages with licensed massage therapists.
Treat yourself or give someone a gift certificate. (Gift certificates may only
be purchased for and used by current UNH students, faculty and staff).
Traditional massage: $35 student; $45 faculty and staff. Hot stone: $45 student;
$55 faculty and staff. Cash, credit card, check and Cats Cache accepted. To
make an appointment or purchase a gift certificate, call 2-3823 or go to www.unh.edu/health-services.
Think Summer – New Classes begin May 26
Register for summer classes now. Summer Session 2008 begins May 26. Tuition
waivers now being accepted. For online catalogue visit www.learn2.unh.edu/summer.
To register go to http://www.learn2.unh.edu/registration/how.html.
Lactation Room Available
Dimond Library and the UNH President’s Commission on the Status of
Women would like to call attention to a lactation room that is available
in Dimond Library. This private room contains a hospital-grade Medela breast
pump, a gliding rocker, a refrigerator, and soft music. The room is designed
for nursing and milk expression. A key can be checked out at the main circulation
desk of the library. Please contact Pam Lehman at 2-1512 or the commission
office at 2-1058 for more information.