University of Southern Indiana

Announcements

  • Walkway closure during move-in

    The temporary walkway in the roadway in front of the Welcome Center will be closed for a few days due to traffic related to move-in. Walkers will need to use the sidewalks to go around the back of the Welcome Center until it is opened back up. 

  • Columbia Sportswear Company Employee Store

    University of Southern Indiana (USI) employees are invited to shop the Columbia Sportswear Company Employee Store from August 24 – September 16. 

    WHAT TO EXPECT:

    * Current Season merchandise marked with EMPLOYEE pricing, typically 40-60% off MRSP
    * Access to all brands in the Columbia Sportswear Company family: SOREL, Mountain Hardwear, prAna, and of course Columbia Sportswear 

    INSTRUCTIONS AND INFORMATION:

    * Bring the invitation with you to the store to show at check-in (either printed or shown on mobile device)
    * Show your work/organization ID (business card, work badge, pay-stub, work email signature, uniform, etc.) and personal ID
    * Employee must be present to use invitation
    * Bring up to 4 guests per visit
    * Unlimited use of the invite during valid dates

    Store hours and location are available online.

  • Microsoft Outlook Hour: Tips and Tricks

    Administrative Assistants and Associates invite you to join them for Microsoft Outlook Hour: Tips and Tricks

    Noon - 1 p.m.
    September 12
    HP 0043

    Contact Kim Sullivan at kmsullivan1@usi.edu for more information and to reserve a seat.

  • USI no longer affiliated with the Zimride ride-sharing program

    USI is no longer affiliated with the Zimride ride-sharing program. The expense was not justifiable with the low participate rate.

  • Post student worker jobs and internship opportunities on Eagle Career Launch

    Students and alumni have access to our USI online job bank, Eagle Career Launch, to pursue student worker, part- and full-time jobs, internships and co-ops. 

    On campus departments and off campus employers can:

    * Post your student worker positions for free
    * Email us the job details and we will post it for you
    * Have student resumes emailed directly to you
    * Save the same job posting to be reused each semester or whenever needed
    * Resumes and contact information of applicants are stored in the system so you can access them anytime
    * Internships and jobs for graduates can also be posted in the system

    *If you generally post jobs on your own department webpage or recruit some other way, please let Career Services and Internships know how you recruit.  On a daily basis we have students come to our office looking for jobs and can share your information with them. 

    It literally only takes minutes to post a job, so anytime you have an opening make sure to use Eagle Career Launch for quick results! 

    For additional information contact Stephanie Fifer at slfifier@usi.edu or 812-464-1865.

  • Voting begins July 9 for USI Today's Cutest Pet Contest

    Winners of the Cutest Pet Contest are:

    Cutest Dog - Frodo (Owner: Kirsten Williams)
    Cutest Cat - Jordy (Owner: Amy Doninger)
    Cutest Critter - Houdini Sweet Tea (Owner: Kat Draughon)

  • New Public and Nonprofit Administration (PNPA) Minor/ Fall 2018

    The minor in public and nonprofit administration (PNPA) provides courses in leadership, organizational behavior, human resources, and public policy. It is a good complement to a vast array of majors, from social work to economics and finance. It is particularly suitable for those wishing to work for the local, state, and federal government or in the nonprofit sector.

    Students completing the minor will have stronger leadership and managerial skills, will be able to work with budgets and supervise employees. Whether you wish to work as a hospital administrator, for a government agency, or an advocacy group, the PNPA minor will be relevant to you. You will also have the opportunity to do an internship for a government or nonprofit agency, which will position you better on the job market.

    Upon completion of this minor, you will be prepared for careers in managing and administering public and nonprofit organizations. It will help you acquire real management skills that will allow you to be successful in your chosen field, whether you pursue a career working for government, nonprofit sector or influencing public policy.
    For more information, contact Dr. Matt Hanka (mjhanka@usi.edu) or Dr. Trent Engbers (taengbers@usi.edu)

  • New Performance Evaluation Steering Committee to examine support staff evaluation process

    The University is looking at ways to enhance the support staff performance evaluation process and form. A new Performance Evaluation Steering Committee will examine best practices of similar institutions, collect employee feedback and make recommendations for modifications and improvements. The group hopes to find new ways to facilitate the employee growth, highlight employees’ unique contributions and directly support the accomplishment of University goals. 

    The purpose of this project is to add value to the evaluation process while creating a more efficient process that will nurture good communication between the employee and supervisor. 

    The committee will post periodic updates through USI Today

    At this time, if you have suggestions for the committee, send them to committee chair, Shelby Jackson at snjackson1@usi.edu

    Committee members include: 

    * Andrea Gentry, Director of Development, Foundation
    * Vince Frazier, Science and Engineering Lab Technician, Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education
    * Shelby Jackson, Committee Chair and Senior Employment Assistant, Human Resources
    * Lynn Melms, Human Resource Business Partner, Human Resources
    * Zane Mitchell, Dean, Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education
    * Kathy Oeth, Administrative Associate, College of Liberal Arts
    * William Pool, Transfer Credit Coordinator, Registrar’s Office
    * Kenneth Rose, Lead Custodial Worker, Facility Operations and Planning
    * Kate Rotramel, Manager of Employment, Human Resources
    * Jeff Sickman, Controller and Assistant Treasurer, Business Office
    * Stephanie Walden-Schwake, Associate Director, Recreation, Fitness and Wellness

  • Check out the latest Elevating Spirit item

    Sheree Sieb wearing USI logo red polo

    Check out the latest Elevating Spirit @ USI sale item. Just in time for back-to-school, you can show off your #ScreaglePride in a new polo. These come in women and men's styles in your choice of red, navy or black. Save 30% off the original price of $29.99 and get yours for $20.99. The sale ends August 31 or while supplies last.

    Pictured here is our USI model: Sheree Seib, senior administrative associate, Provost's Office.

    Would you like to be an Elevating Spirit@USI model and have a chance to win the Campus Store featured item? Contact Angie O'Nan at amonan@usi.edu.

  • Update: Card Access Database Purge

    Public Safety conducted the purge of the card reader access database on Saturday. While the purge and active directory download was successful, they found that some users card information did not transfer over. If anyone is experiencing loss of card reader access, they should contact their dean or department head to resubmit access requests to the Public Safety – Card Access (GROUP) email.

  • United Way's Annual Day of Caring 2018

    Live United, United Way logo

    USI is excited to participate in the United Way’s Annual Day of Caring on September 7, 2018!  This largest one-day volunteer event in Vanderburgh, Warrick and Spencer Counties, provides a great opportunity for companies to engage their employees in volunteer activities with local nonprofit organizations.  

    Online registration is now open for volunteers. Individuals who want to volunteer this year, but did not register for last year’s Day of Caring through United Way’s website, will need to create a user name, password, and set up a profile before registering for this year’s DOC volunteer opportunity. 

    Visit https://unitedwayswi.galaxydigital.com/need/ to register. The deadline is Friday, August 10. If you wish to volunteer with colleagues, it is recommended that you register at the same time and for the same volunteer opportunity. 

    In order to take this day as paid, you must have approval by your supervisor. Please fill out the Supervisor Agreement and return to Sally Gries in University Relations by August 10, 2018. 

    Thank you for your support of the 25th Annual Day of Caring. 

  • Welcome Week/housing move-in volunteers needed

    Sign up to volunteer

    It won’t be long until Welcome Week 2018!  Acclimating new students to the University of Southern Indiana is a campus-wide effort.  Student Development Programs and Housing and Residence Life are looking for enthusiastic, fun-loving, and red-white-and-blue-wearing volunteers!  Not only is volunteering a rewarding experience, but it gives you a break from your everyday routine for an opportunity to begin making connections with the newest members of our screaming eagles family!

    We are looking for volunteers to staff the UC Information Desk, the Welcome Tents, and to help with our big move-in efforts for our new students.  Below is a brief description of each volunteer opportunity. More detailed information may be found at http://www.usi.edu/orientation/welcome-week-volunteers.  

    UC West Information Table – Staff the Information Table (August 16, August 17, August 20, or August 21, 2018) in the University Center West and answer questions of new students. Often this includes giving directions. 

    Welcome Tents – Staff one of the Welcome Tents (August 20 and 21, 2018) where you will provide directions and answer questions.  Refreshments are provided at each tent for new students who need a snack between classes by Sodexo.

    Move-In – Assign yourself to a residence hall or the freshmen apartment area in McDonald West and assist new students while they move in on Thursday, August 16, 2018. This task requires some lifting, but mostly pushing luggage tubs from the car to the student’s new home. Volunteers with Move-In will receive a free t-shirt to wear that day. Signing up by July 30, 2018 will guarantee you the correct shirt size.

    To register, click on the link below and login with your myUSI login credentials. You will be asked to fill out some brief contact information before selecting the volunteer shift you would like to work. Each volunteer time will tell you how many volunteers we still need for that particular shift. If you need to make changes to your volunteer registration, simply log back into the form and make your changes. 

    If you need assistance, please contact the following: 
    Housing Move-In Volunteers: living@usi.edu or 812-468-2000
    Information Table or Tent Volunteers: getinvolved@usi.edu or 812-465-7167

 

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