UW-Whitewater This Week, Week of May 27

May 27, 2013

Week of May 27, 2013

uw-whitewater named top workplace

For the third consecutive year, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is the only university and only state agency named a Top Workplace in southeast Wisconsin.


Campus Kudos

Kudos to the Office of PreCollege Programs for winning a $216,901 grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. Funds will be used to serve an additional 100 students at UW-Whitewater. The Office of PreCollege Programs administers the Upward Bound Program, PreCollege Summer Academic Camps and Saturday College Program. 

Kudos to Lawrence Neuman, chair of the sociology, anthropology, and criminal Justice department, who was recently awarded a $19,976 Kikkoman Foundation grant. This grant will provide support for an ALLEX Teaching Fellow at UW-Whitewater during the 2013-14 academic year, as well as further develop the Japanese studies major.

Classified Staff Recognition and Retirement Dinner

The UW-Whitewater Classified Staff Recognition and Retirement Dinner will be held Tuesday, June 11, in the Old Main Ballroom, University Center room 275. A social hour will begin at 4:30 p.m., followed by a dinner and program at 5 p.m.  The event is open to all. Please RSVP by June 3.

Reservation Form

Those recognized will include retirees from the 2012-13 academic year and the 2013 Classified Staff Excellence Award winners Julie Marino, Curriculum and Instruction, and Nick Ciesinski, iCIT.

Campus Tutorial Services

The Campus Tutorial Center will be open this summer providing tutoring in accounting, biology, chemistry, Chinese, economics, gened courses, Japanese, math, PPST, Praxis I and II, Spanish and writing. For more information about summer tutoring, please visit www.uww.edu/tutorial.

In the media

UW-Whitewater dedicates campus TVā€ˆstudio to Conover - Jefferson County Daily Union, May 21.

Violence Against Women Webinar

Please consider joining the Violence Against Women Act UPDATE Webinar on Thursday, May 30, from 1 - 2:30pm in University Center room 264. The recent reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has significant implications for higher education, specifically related to Clery Act and Title IX compliance. This interactive webinar will present the recent changes and the steps needed to take in order to comply with the VAWA reauthorization and reconcile th act with other regulations.

If you have any questions or desire accommodations, please contact Whitney Henley at henleyw@uww.edu or 262-472-1860.

For more information, please visit this link.

i.m. comm 2013

I.M. Comm is the annual conference, hosted this year at UW-Oshkosh, that brings together administrators and faculty members from UW System universities to share best practices and explore new ideas in unified, collaborative storytelling.

Don't miss this conference with presentations by Notre Dame, Oregon Ducks, UC Berkeley and more for only $50. I.M. Comm is aimed at advancing our own universities while also helping us break new ground in collaborations to better position higher education in Wisconsin and nationally.

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from iCit

Refresh your technical skills or learn something new by attending the following workshops now available to faculty and staff members.  Next week's offerings include:
- June 4 - WEBEX teleconferencing tool
- June 7 - Events calendar
Workshops last approximately 90 minutes and are held in the iCIT Training Center, McGraw Hall room 112. View these workshops and others by visiting http://signup.uww.edu.


If you have an announcement you'd like included in next week's listing, send your information to news@uww.edu by NOON FRIDAY.

Events are acceptable if they are relevant to a campuswide audience. Meeting notices will not be posted. Marketing and Media Relations reserves the right to edit submissions for content and length.

Please consider adding your event to the UW-Whitewater Master Calendar.

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