News for faculty and staffJanuary 7, 2008
FEATURED NEWS FOR EMPLOYEES
Purdue emergency plan adds text messagingPurdue officials announced today (Jan. 7) that the University has purchased a text messaging service to provide emergency notification. More
OnePurdue moves ahead on student systems; training begins for student reporting tool
The reporting component of the new OnePurdue student systems has received a lot of attention because the ability to receive accurate and timely information is so vital to the University and its work with students.
Strategic plan forum to be held todayPurdue faculty, staff and students and the Lafayette-West Lafayette community can contribute ideas for Purdue's next strategic plan at an open forum today (Jan. 7). More
Annuity company to be on WL campus for one-on-one meetings
A representative from Fidelity Investments will be on the West Lafayette campus to meet one-on-one with Purdue faculty and staff on Jan. 9, Jan. 23, Feb. 6 and Feb. 20. Appointment dates for March through June are also available. Reserve an appointment at www.fidelity.com/atwork/reservations or call 1-800-642-7131. Fidelity Investments is one of five Purdue sponsored tax deferred annuity companies.
WL CAMPUS NEWS
Grants available for community service/service-learning projectsApplications are being accepted for the Student Grant Program for Community Service/Service-Learning Projects. More
Course designed to help prep for MCATPurdue Continuing Education and Conferences is offering a Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) preparation course during the spring semester. The course, sponsored by the Department of Chemistry, will meet Saturdays and Sundays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., January 19 through April 13. More
Event to focus on service learningFive new members of Purdue's Community of Service-Learning Faculty Fellows will present views and information on Jan. 14. More
BGR inviting recommendations for team leaders
The Student Access, Transition and Success Programs office is looking for recommendations for Boiler Gold Rush (BGR) 2008 Team Leader applicants. More
NEWS FROM OTHER PURDUE CAMPUSESIndiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Purdue students earn liberal arts scholarshipsMore than 70 students in the College of Liberal Arts were awarded scholarships for the 2007-08 academic year. More
CALENDAR AND EVENTS
Events this week at WL campusHere is a list of events for Jan. 7-13. More
Poetry Slam to offer platform for aspiring writers at PurdueAspiring poets will have a chance to share their literary works at the Poetry Slam at Purdue. Sponsored by the Purdue Student Union Board, the Poetry Slam will take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 1 in the Purdue Memorial Union Commons near Starbucks. The event is free and open to the public. More
Mystery Dinner Theatre to offer whodunit for amateur sleuthsPurdue Student Union Board will give wannabe detectives a chance to solve a murder during the upcoming Mystery Dinner Theatre on Feb. 14-16.
Tickets go on sale today (Jan. 7) for the interactive play, "Boardwalk Melody Hour Murders," which will be performed in the Purdue Memorial Union Faculty Lounges. More
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