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June 13, 2012

Chief Human Resources Officer Position Not to Be Filled Now
Dick Cannon, vice president for Finance and Administration, has announced that the position of chief human resources officer will not be filled at this time. Sari Bennett will continue to serve as assistant vice president of Human Resources. The search will remain open throughout the summer and Cannon will review the process in the fall.

President of the UNH Foundation Departing
Peter Weiler, vice president for advancement and president of the UNH Foundation, is leaving UNH for the University of Maryland where he will serve as the new vice president for university relations and president of the University of Maryland College Park Foundation. A search for his replacement will begin immediately.

Strength And Conditioning Training For Young Athletes
Strength and conditioning training is being offered for male and female athletes ages 10-18, July 9 – July 26 and July 30 – Aug. 16 on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. The cost is $150 per session or $250 for both. Classes take place at the field house.

Participants will work with the UNH strength and conditioning staff. Training includes strength training, Olympic lifting, plyometrics, footwork and quickness, agility, and speed development. The program is eligible for a $200 reimbursement for Harvard Pilgrim subscribers. For more information and to register visit http://www.unh.edu/news/docs/2012/UNHStrength.pdf.

Request for Proposals: 2012-2013 Liberal Arts & Sustainability Faculty Grants
The Sustainability Academy (www.sustainableunh.unh.edu/cas) invites proposals from COLA faculty members interested in developing and implementing programming that brings a liberal arts perspective to sustainability. Support is offered in two areas: course development and co-curricular programming. For information visit http://www.sustainableunh.unh.edu/casrfp.

Biofeedback Offered At Health Services
Health Services provides free biofeedback sessions. Biofeedback technology uses electronic equipment to measure and monitor changes in one’s internal physiological state while teaching breathing, relaxation and meditation exercises. Call 2-3823 to make an appointment. http://www.unh.edu/health-services/ohep/biofeedback.html.          

Reminder: Turn in Your Faculty/Staff Tuition Benefit Forms
Faculty and staff, turn in your tuition waivers to Business Services by Aug. 9, 2012 in order to show on your student’s bill, and to avoid late fees on unpaid balances.

Undergraduate tuition bills will be posted July 13 and are due Aug. 9, 2012. Forms can be obtained at Human Resources, or the Business Services Office, Stoke Hall.Info and questions: Business Services at 2-2230 or email business.services@unh.edu.

Massage Therapy
Health Services provides 50-minute massage therapy sessions with licensed massage therapists. Prices for faculty and staff start at $45. Call 2-3823 to make an appointment. http://www.unh.edu/health-services/ohep/massage.html.

Dining Office Summer Hours
The Dining and ID Office, located in room 101 Holloway Commons, will be closed on Fridays from June 22 through Aug. 3.

Learn About Pilot Travel Program to Yellowstone National Park
Healthy UNH and the Alumni Association have partnered to offer a pilot travel program to Yellowstone National Park during J- term. Faculty and staff are invited to attend an informational meeting with John Bunker, associate dean of the College of Health and Human Services, Thursday June 21, at noon in the 1925 Room at the Elliott Alumni Center or at 3 p.m. in conference room 223 at 1 Leavitt Lane. For information call Lisa Guerrero at 2-3764.

Holloway Commons Summer Hours
Holloway Commons is open 7 days a week, 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. throughout the summer, offering the full menu.
 
Faculty and staff meal plans are on sale now.  Purchase any plan (50, 75, 100 or 150 entries) prior to July 1 and receive 5 free meals as a bonus. Meal plan purchases can be spread over 15 pay periods, never expire, and are refundable at any time. More information on this great offer is available at http://www.unh.edu/dining/plans/fac-staff.html. Union Court is open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Retirement Reception for Anthony Zizos, Associate VP of Operations, June 27
A retirement reception will be held for Anthony Zizos, associate vice president of Operations, in celebration of his 31 years of service and dedication to the university Wednesday, June 27, from 3 -5 p.m. in the Piscataqua Room at Holloway Commons. 
 
UNH Office of Conduct & Mediation Seeks Volunteers
The UNH Office of Conduct and Mediation is seeking faculty and staff volunteers. This is a great way to get involved on campus and have meaningful contact with students who may not be making the best choices. No prior disciplinary or legal experience necessary.
 
Take part in the disciplinary hearing process by serving on hearing boards or administering appeals. Scheduling and time commitment are flexible based on your needs. Training is provided and will take place at your convenience. We encourage anyone interested to apply but at this time, we are especially in need of more male faculty and staff volunteers.

For more information, visit www.unh.edu/ocm and click on volunteers.
 
FY12 Gifts Must Be Processed by June 28
The university's fiscal year ends on June 30. Any donations received by campus departments should reach the Gift & Data Management Department at the Elliott Alumni Center no later than the close of business Thursday, June 28 to be processed in FY12.  Any gifts received after this date will be processed in FY13.  If you have any questions, contact Christine Royle at 2-4131 or christine.royle@unh.edu.

UNH HERS Scholarship Applications Available; Apply by June 29 
UNH women faculty and PAT staff are invited to apply for a scholarship to attend the 2012-2013 HERS Management Institute for Women in Higher Education at Wellesley College. (For full information on the HERS Institute at Wellesley College visit: http://www.hersnet.org/Institutes.asp?menu=HERS for a complete description. If your attendance is contingent on this scholarship do not open an application at the WEB site).

Attendance comprises all of the dates listed during the year.

The UNH scholarship covers tuition, fees, related hotel and meal expenses, and transportation associated with attendance.

To apply, submit a letter of interest stating how you would benefit from the experience and how your attendance would contribute to your role at the university and further its mission. Include a letter of reference (emails are fine) from a colleague, and a recent CV or resume by June 29, through campus mail to Nancy Hamer, AABSC, 106 Stoke Hall or nancy.hamer@unh.edu.

Awarded recipients will be notified via email by July 20, 2011.

UNH Communications Summit June 20
The UNH Communications Summit is Wednesday, June 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the Squamscott Room at Holloway Commons. Sign up today to get the straight scoop on social media, video, storytelling, web design, branding, Photoshop and many other topics. Learn more at http://www.unh.edu/unhedutop/communications-summit.

MUB Copy Center Summer Hours
The MUB Copy Center will be closed from May 21 - Aug. 17 and will reopen Monday, Aug. 20.  During this time, Printing and Mailing Services will be shifting all work to the West Edge facility and expect to maintain the level of service the UNH community has grown accustom to.

Projects may be submitted to the online order site http://www.printing.unh.edu/index.html, emailed to printing.services@unh.edu, dropped off at the West Edge office, or you may call 2-0537 to arrange for the project to be picked up. The West Edge office is open Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Yoga and Pilates at Campus Rec
Campus Recreation will be offering yoga and Pilates classes May 29-June 29. Cost is $25 for 5 classes for Rec members or UNH students with ID; all others are $45 for 5 classes.  Yoga meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:05-1p.m. and Pilates is Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. Register at the front desk of the Recreation Center or call 2-2031 with credit card info. Register by Thursday, May 24, to ensure classes have enough participants to be offered and to ensure your spot. Contact Linda Hayden at 2-4515 or linda.hayden@unh.edu  if you have any questions.

Wildcat Kids' Camp June 18- 22
The women's soccer program will host Wildcat Kids' Week from June 18-22, at the UNH field house. The program is open to boys and girls entering kindergarten and first grade (potential expansion to 2nd and 3rd graders; make inquiry to kelly.martin@unh.edu).

The full-day session runs from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. and cost $200 for the week. A half-day option is available from 9 a.m. - noon or from 1- 4 p.m. for $100 for the week. Supervision will be provided 8:30-9 a.m. and 4 - 4:30 p.m. free of charge for working parents.

Camp activities include crafts and sports such as soccer, basketball, gymnastics and volleyball. All activities take place in the field house classrooms, athletic fields, tennis courts and the outdoor track. Campers will be responsible for bringing their own lunches; snacks will be provided twice daily. 

For more information, contact assistant coach Kelly Martin at kelly.martin@unh.edu or at 2-0744.

To register and pay online visit:  Wildcat Kids' Week Registration Form.

Change Banner Password
All users of Banner Finance/HR must change their BPRD and BTST passwords by July 22 to comply with new password strength requirements. Unchanged passwords will expire on July 23.

Memorial Service for George Frick June 16
There will be a memorial service honoring George “Curly” Frick Saturday, June 16, at 2 p.m. at the Elliott Alumni Center (1925 Room). The family invites all that knew George to attend this special celebration of his life.  RSVP by June 4, 868-2750.

George’s obituary can be read by visiting:  http://www.purdyfuneralservice.com/obituaries/George-Frick/#/Obituary
 
Weight Watchers Online Program Eligible for Up to $200 Reimbursement
The Weight Watchers online program is now one of Harvard Pilgrim’s approved health education classes, allowing participants to apply for reimbursement for up to $200 per calendar year. Previously, reimbursement was for physically attending meetings. Read more at http://www.unh.edu/hr/health-wellness.htm.

Office of Human Resources Benefits Representatives on Campus
Every other Monday, representatives from the Office of Human Resources, Benefits Administration will be available on campus to answer benefits questions, assist with enrollment, change in status and retirement.  Call Sue Nolan, 2-0504, for an appointment. The full schedule of dates may be reviewed on the HR Web site at http://www.unh.edu/hr/HR-Benefits-Representatives-on-Campus.htm.

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.