|Betting named assistant VP for wellness|
Laurie Betting, director of wellness, has been named assistant vice president for wellness, effective May 26. She will be responsible for the administration of the new student wellness center and the supervision of its programs.
Dr. Betting was named director of wellness in May 2002 and charged with establishing a student wellness center. Under her direction, a center was conceptualized, developed, and implemented. In 2003, the student body voted to increase their wellness fee to pay for the $20 million wellness center currently under construction. The center is scheduled to open August 2006 and will employ more than 200 permanent and student employees.
Betting, a native of Grand Forks, earned a doctoral degree in physical therapy from UND 2005. She also earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in physical therapy from UND.
-- Robert Boyd, vice president, student and outreach services, firstname.lastname@example.org, 7-2724
|UND offers "Summer at UND" program|
The University’s “Summer at UND” program offers a wide range of courses and activities for the community during the summer months. Nearly 400 courses for academic credit are available during UND Summer Sessions, which begin again June 26. Class sizes are smaller and some courses are held in the evenings to accommodate students’ schedules.
An array of summer events and activities are also held on campus, such as cultural or athletic events, youth camps or specialized workshops. Events are typically open to the public. Here is a preview of those events happening at UND from June 1 – June 15, 2006:
• June 1 - Aug. 9, Research Experience for Undergraduates in Physics, 10 a.m., Physics Department
• June 3 - July 11, Upward Bound, various times, UND Campus
• June 4 - 7, Boys Regular Basketball Camp, various times, Betty Engelstad Arena and Hyslop Sports Center
• June 4 - 8, Girls Regular Basketball Camp, various times, Betty Engelstad Arena and Hyslop Sports Center
• June 4 - 9, Swimming and Diving Technique and Training Camp, 8:30 to 5 p.m., Hyslop Sports Center
• June 4 - 9, Girls State, various times, Chester Fritz Auditorium
• June 5 – 8, A Framework for Understanding/Teaching Students in Poverty Workshop, T&L 900, 1 to 4:45 p.m., Memorial Union
• June 6 - 8, UND Aircraft Investigation Course, 8 to 7 p.m., Grand Forks International Airport
• June 6 - 9, Asbestos Inspector/Management Planner Initial Course, 8 to 5 p.m., Old Ralph Engelstad Arena
• June 7, The Leadership Pill, 10 to 12 p.m., Skalicky Tech Incubator
• June 7 – 8, Improving Creative Writing Using Six Traits Workshop, T&L 900, 5 to 5 p.m., Memorial Union
• June 7 - 9, Boys Shooting and Big Man Basketball Camp, various times, Betty Engelstad Arena and Hyslop Sports Center
• June 9 - 10, Girls Varsity Team Basketball Camp, various times, Betty Engelstad Arena and Hyslop Sports Center
• June 11 - 14, Girls Advanced Fundamentals and Competition Basketball Camp, various times, Betty Engelstad Arena and Hyslop Sports Center
• June 11 - 15, Boys Advanced Basketball Camp, various times, Betty Engelstad Arena and Hyslop Sports Center
• June 11 - 16, Swimming and Diving Technique and Training Camp, 8:30 to 5 p.m., Hyslop Sports Center
• June 11 - July 21, Indians into Medicine Summer Institute, 8 to 12 p.m., West Hall
• June 11 - July 21, Indians into Medicine Med Prep MCAT Program, 8 to 4:30 p.m., School of Medicine and Health Sciences
• June 11 - July 21, Indians into Medicine Med Prep PLC Program, 8 to 4:30 p.m., School of Medicine and Health Sciences
• June 11 - July 21, Indians into Medicine Pathway Program, 8 to 4:30 p.m., School of Medicine and Health Sciences
• June 12 – 13, Scientifically-Based Reading Research: Teachers Tool Workshop, T&L 900, 8 to 5 p.m., Hughes Fine Arts Center
• June 12 - 16, Mini-Society Summer Camp, 8 to 12 p.m., Center for Innovation
• June 12 - 16, Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor Initial Course, 8 to 5 p.m., Old Ralph Engelstad Arena
• June 12 - 23, Summer Moviemaking Camp for Teens, 1 to 5 p.m., Merrifield Hall and Hughes Fine Arts Center
• June 13 - July 23, Portraits Exhibition, North Dakota Museum of Art
• June 13 - Sept. 19, Vance Gellert - REAL: Artists and Landscapes Exhibition, North Dakota Museum of Art
• June 14, The Leadership Pill, 10 to 12 p.m., Skalicky Technology Incubator
• June 14 – 15, Hands-on American History Workshop, T&L 900, 8 to 5 p.m., Memorial Union
• June 15, SIL-UND Colloquium Series, 8 to 9 p.m., Merrifield
For more information about the "Summer at UND" program, to register for UND's Summer Sessions, or to view a calendar of events from June 1 - Aug. 31, visit www.summer.und.edu. If you have additional questions on summer credit courses, call the Summer Sessions Office at (701) 777-6284. Or if you have questions on events/activities, contact the Summer Events Office at (701) 777-0841.
-- Julie Bean, Summer Events Program Specialist, Summer Events - Division of Continuing Education, email@example.com, 777-0841
|U2 lists workshops|
GroupWise 6.5: Beginning
June 5, 1:00-4:00 pm
Upson II, Room 361
Participants will navigate through the GroupWise environment, create and send messages; reply to and forward messages; use the Address Book, create a personal address book, create a mail group; work with calendar, schedule posted appointments and recurring events; work with Junk Mail folder and other mail handling features.
Presenter: Heidi Strande
Records Disposal Procedures
June 6, 9:00-10:30 am
Swanson Hall, Room 16-18
During this workshop you will learn more about the process for destroying or transferring records that have passed their retention time limits. We’ll review the forms used, discuss why it’s necessary to document, and you will take part in a hands-on run-through of the entire process. It’s fun to clean out. It’s easier to do than you think and now’s the time to do it!
Presenter: Chris Austin, UND Records Manager
GroupWise 6.5: Intermediate
June 7, 8:30-11:30 am
Upson II, Room 361
Participants will work with advanced message options, set mail properties; customize message headers, use Web Access interface, create and use rules to automate email responses, and set access rights. Work in depth with Junk Mail folder and archive feature.
June 7, 12:30-4:30 pm
Swanson Hall, Room 16-18
This workshop is required by State Fleet for all UND employees who drive State Fleet vehicles on a regular (monthly) basis, received a traffic violation, or had an accident while operating a State Fleet vehicle. Employees are encouraged to bring a family member (spouse and/or dependents). This workshop may also reduce your North Dakota insurance premiums and could possibly remove points from your driving record.
Presenter: Jason Uhlir
Facilities Discoverer Reports Training
June 13, 11:00 am to Noon
Ryan Hall, Room 130
The billing charges from Facilities will be posted to PeopleSoft in a summarized format. To access the detailed information each department will need to have access to Discoverer reports and be trained on how to access the detail and summary information for their departments. These reports will break down the charges by individual work orders and/or projects.
Presenter: Laura Thoreson
Records Retention & E-Mail
June 14, 9:00-10:00 am
Swanson Hall, Room 17
During this workshop, you will learn what roll e-mail plays in an organization. UND Policy and best practices for retaining e-mail messages.
Presenter: Chris Austin, UND Records Manager
Please reserve your seat by registering with U2 by: Phone 777-2128, Email U2@mail.und.nodak.edu, or Online www.conted.und.edu/U2/. Please Include: (1) Workshop Title/ Date, (2) Name, (3) Department, (4) Position, (5) Box #, (6) Phone #, (7) Email, & (8) How you first learn about this workshop? Thank you for registering in advance; it helps us plan for materials and number of seats.
Julie Sturges, U2 Program Assistant
|55psi Biking Club formed|
The 55psi Biking Club has been formed to promote the hobby of bicycle touring in the greater Grand Forks area.
Join us for two hours of cool breezes, colorful hues and the fragrant essences of summer foliage. Here’s a great way to “get into gear” this summer.
The group is open to UND students, faculty, and residents of Grand Forks. Starting June 11, we'll meet Sunday mornings at noon in front of the Memorial Union and will bike for approximately two hours along one of several different routes, designed for the beginner to intermediate cycler. At the midpoint of the ride, a pit stop will be made at either Starbucks or Urban Stampede, depending on the route.
Bicycle touring is great exercise and great fun. For more information or if you have any questions, please contact me.
-- Joshua Freund, Helicopter Pilot, Flight Operations, firstname.lastname@example.org, 701-885-5333
|Colleges receive money to purchase telescopes|
Williston State College was awarded a grant of $6,127 toward the purchase of a 10” telescope and accessories and Dickinson State University was awarded a grant of $6,780 to purchase a 12” telescope and accessories. The grants herald the launch of the North Dakota Space Grant Consortium’s (NDSGC’s) “North Dakota Dark Skies” initiative, whose goal is to establish a network of telescopes at NDSGC affiliate colleges around the state. The network will form the infrastructure for a state-wide education and public service program in Astronomy.
Space Grant, headquartered at UND, provides funds for the affiliate college to purchase a portable telescope with accessories. The telescope is then used for activities involving the campus community, K-12 education, the general public, and regional tourism. NDSGC’s hope is to provide telescopes to one or two affiliates each year, until all the interested affiliates have them, and to eventually make the network of telescopes internet-controllable.
For further information please contact Virginia Makepeace at 701-777-4161 or email@example.com.
|Hyslop Sports Center closed Wednesday|
Hyslop Sports Center will be closed Wednesday for a planned power outage. The Athletic Administrative Offices will also be closed.
|Wellness Center will reduce hours because of power outage|
Due to a scheduled power outage Wednesday, May 31, the Wellness Center will be open from:
5:45 a.m. to 7:45 a.m., and will plan to tentatively re-open from 4 to 8 p.m., depending on power outage status.
The Wellness Center administrative offices will also be closed.
-- Wellness Center.
|UND refueling site closed through Wednesday|
The North Dakota State refueling site located behind the UND Transportation building will be down for upgrading equipment Wednesday and Thursday, May May 31 June 1. If refueling a state vehicle is necessary, please use utilize the Grand Forks Department of Transportation site located on Highway 81 North.
-- Mary Metcalfe, transportation, 777-4123.
|Wellness Center may close occasionally on hot days|
Statement Regarding Wellness Center Closings Due to Heat During Summer Months
Patron and employee safety is our number one concern at the Wellness Center. We do our best to provide a safe environment for exercise for the entire campus community. However, once we can no longer do so because of high temperatures in our facility, it is our responsibility to protect the safety of our patrons and employees by closing the facility.
Quite simply, the Hyslop Sports Center, in which our interim center is now housed, was not designed with full-year use in mind and the air handling systems are not ideal for meeting the challenges that a fitness center brings. Due to the temporary nature of the interim center and the high cost of installation, air conditioning is not an option in the current facility.
Our current policy is to begin closing procedures when the facility temperature reaches 88 degrees. Our numbers are based on a Human Factors Handbook, which is cited in facility standards from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). The ACSM is one of, if not the, most highly regarded organizations in the fitness industry. Basically, we do not want anyone in the facility once the temperature reaches 90 degrees so we begin closing procedures at 88 degrees. Regular temperature readings are taken not only by our guest service personnel, but confirmed by calling the 24-hour desk at Facilities. As the temperature reaches an unsafe level, a professional member of the Wellness Center staff is contacted and he or she makes the decision to close the facility. We always work closely with UND Facilities to help monitor and deal with the situation. We appreciate your patience and understanding in this matter through these next couple of months.
-- Wellness Center.
|Health sciences library lists June hours|
Harley E. French Library of the Health Sciences hours for June follow.
Thursday, June 1, 8 am-8pm; Friday, June 2, 8 am-5 pm; Saturday, June 3, 1 pm-5 pm
Sunday, June 4, closed; Monday, June 5, 8 am-5 pm; Tuesday, June 6, 8 am-8 pm; Wednesday, June 7, 8 am-5 pm; Thursday, June 8, 8 am-8 pm; Friday, June 9, 8 am-5 pm; Saturday, June 10, 1 pm-5 pm.
Sunday, June 11, closed; Monday, June 12, 8 am-5 pm; Tuesday, June 13, 8 am-8 pm; Wednesday, June 14, 8 am-5 pm; Thursday, June 15, 8 am-8 pm; Friday, June 16, 8 am-5 pm; Saturday, June 17, 1 pm-5 pm.
Sunday, June 18,closed; Monday, June 19, 8 am-5 pm; Tuesday, June 20, 8 am-8 pm; Wednesday, June 21, 8 am-5 pm; Thursday, June 22, 8 am-8 pm; Friday, June 23, 8 am-5 pm; Saturday, June 24, 1 pm-5 pm.
Sunday, June 25, closed; Monday, June 26, 8 am-5 pm; Tuesday, June 27, 8 am-8 pm; Wednesday, June 28, 8 am-5 pm; Thursday, June 29, 8 am-8 pm; Friday, June 30, 8 am-5 pm.
-- April Byars, health sciences library, 777-3893, firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Internal job openings listed|
POSITION: Director of Native Media Center, School of Communication, #06-279
DEADLINE: (I) 6/06/2006
SALARY:$40,000 - $44,000
POSITION: Accounting Specialist, Accounting Services, #06-275
DEADLINE: (I) 06/01/2006
SALARY: $29,000 - $31,500
POSITION: Director of Marketing, Television Center, #06-273
DEADLINE: (I) 6/01/2006
SALARY: $29,000 - $34,500
POSITION: Associate Dean of Student Life/Director of Judicial Affairs and Crisis Programs, Dean of Students, #06-185
DEADLINE: (I) Current UND employee (Internal) applicants will be considered with the External applicants. Open until filled (Review of applicants will begin April 15, 2006)
SALARY: Commensurate with experience
POSITION: Associate Vice President for Outreach Services and Dean of Outreach Programs, #06-114
DEADLINE: (I) Current UND employee (Internal) applicants will be considered with the External applicants. Review of candidates will begin December 1, 2005 and will continue until the position is filled.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience