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Staff Senate to deliver flood relief supplies to Minot State on Oct. 19

Remembering the aid they received following the devastating flood that hit Grand Forks and UND in 1997, a group of UND employees will deliver flood relief supplies to Minot State University on Wednesday. “We understand what they need because we’ve been through it,” said Janice Hoffarth, staff representative to the State Board of Higher education [...]

UND Staff Senate organizes “Helping Minot Rebuild” campaign

The Staff Senate is gathering donations of supplies and cash that will be used to help citizens of Minot rebuild after this year’s devastating flood. The campaign—dubbed “Helping Minot Rebuild”—will shortly include a “wish list” registry through Target called “Minot Flood Recovery.” “We want everyone to participate in this in any way they can,” said Janice [...]

Staff Senate announces July U-Shine recipient

Staff Senate is proud to announce the July U Shine Award recipient is Marlene Gasnick from Mailing Services. Marlene was nominated by Jan Laventure and was presented with a check for $50 and a certificate by Staff Senate President Kristi Swartz. This award is presented monthly to a UND staff member who went out of [...]

Staff Senate announces new leadership

Staff Senate has named Kristi Swartz of CILT as president for a one-year term beginning in May 2011. Swartz will begin her tenure along with newly elected vice president, Patricia Young of Continuing Education. Swartz and Young were elected by their peers. “We are blessed with 50 energetic senators and we are looking forward to a [...]

Staff Senate announces April U-Shine winner

Staff Senate is proud to announce the April “U Shine Award” recipient is Tammy Mulske from the Music department. Tammy was nominated by Janice Hoffarth and was presented with a check for $50 and a certificate by Staff Senate President, Loren Liepold. This award is presented monthly to a UND staff member who went out of [...]

Staff Senate Spring Fling is May 6

Staff Senate will host Spring Fling to thank all of the staff at UND. The event will feature a staff breakfast from 6 to 7 a.m. Friday, May 6, in the Terrace Dining Center, and there will also be a staff appreciation luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom. The event is free and [...]

Staff Senate seeks U-Shine Award nominations

The U-Shine Award was developed by Staff Senate to recognize and award outstanding staff employees who make a difference on our campus. All benefited staff employees are eligible for nomination. UND faculty, staff and students are encouraged to nominate and recognize that special someone who, they believe, did something extraordinary, or have gone above and [...]

Staff Senate announces March “U-Shine Award” recipient

Staff Senate is proud to announce the March “U-Shine Award” recipient is John Bratton, Building Services. John was nominated by Kathy Freeman and was presented with a check for $50 and a certificate by Staff Senate President Loren Liepold. This award is presented monthly to a UND staff member who went out of their way [...]

Scholarship applications for staff dependents available

Staff Senate has raised funds to support scholarships for UND staff dependents for the 2011-2012 academic year. Approximately 20 scholarships, in the amount of $500 each, will be awarded. The scholarship application can be found on the Staff Senate web site at www.und.edu/org/undss/Forms/Index.html. The deadline for applying is Feb 28. — Becky Cournia, Nursing, 777-4526, becky.cournia@email.und.edu.

Staff Senate offers great recipes at a better price

If you have not yet purchased a UND 125th Anniversary cookbook now is a great time to do so. The cost has been recently reduced from $15 to $10 (plus $5 shipping and handling, if applicable). The cookbooks are composed of a hardback, 3-ring binder (7”x9”) with over 700 recipes from faculty, staff, students, and [...]

Staff Senate thanks all who donated to local food shelf

The Staff Senate Staff Recognition Committee would like to thank all who brought non-perishable food items and/or cash donations to the Annual Spring Fling Staff Appreciation Breakfast/Luncheon. This year, 10 large boxes of non-perishable food items and $217.43 in cash were donated to St. Vincent De Paul. Thank you for supporting Staff Senate and our [...]

Staff Senate announces April U-Shine Award winner

UND Staff Senate is proud to announce the April U Shine Award recipient Timothy Olson, Facilities. Tim was nominated by Cheryl Widman and was presented with a check for $50 and a certificate by Staff Senate President, Loren Liepold. This award is presented monthly to a UND staff member who went out of their way [...]

Staff Senate Invites all to “The Philosopher Kings”

In search of wisdom found in unlikely places, “The Philosopher Kings” takes us on a journey through the halls of the most prestigious colleges and universities in America to learn from the staff members who see it all and have been through it all: the custodians. This thought-provoking, feature length documentary interweaves the untold stories [...]

Staff Senate announces March U-Shine winner

Staff Senate is proud to announce the March “U Shine Award” recipient is Kathie Howes, Accounting Services. Kathie was nominated by Bert Klamm and was presented with a check for $50 and a certificate by Staff Senate President, Loren Liepold. This award is presented monthly to a UND staff member who went out of their [...]

Special Denim Day for Chile earthquake survivors is March 12

Tragedy and devastation struck the country of Chile on Feb. 27 with an 8.8 magnitude earthquake. We will hold a Special Denim Day for the survivors of the Chile earthquake on Friday, March 12. Please give what you can. Checks, if any, must be made out to “Denim Day.”

“Regular” and “Special” Denim Days announced

Wednesday, February 24, is a “regular” Denim Day. Pay your $1 and enjoy going casual for charity. Friday, Feb. 26, is a Special Denim Day for Go Red For Women. Your donation to Go Red For Women helps support educational efforts and breakthrough research by the American Heart Association, the largest funder of cardiovascular research [...]