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USF’s Top Teachers, Researchers Honored at Annual Reception

Thursday, December 16, 2010

President hosted annual celebration of faculty contributions to the university and academia.

Information Technology Winter Break Support

Monday, December 13, 2010

Key systems will be monitored and critical issues will be addressed by on-call personnel.

Submit Your Child's Wishes to Community Giving Tree

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Employees in need are encouraged to take advantage of Community Giving Tree.

Claiming Your FSA Benefits

Thursday, December 09, 2010

2010 Flexible Spending Account funds must be used by March 15, 2011.

Quiet Quality Award Nominations

Thursday, December 09, 2010

January award deadline is Dec. 15.

USF Police Training Exercise Scheduled

Thursday, December 09, 2010

USF Police to conduct training on Dec. 17 in Cooper Hall. Building will be closed from 4-10 p.m.

Emergency Notification System Test

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Test will take place Monday, Dec. 13. Expect to hear Westminster chimes and a notification that this is a test.

Employee Tuition Program Forms Due Jan. 13

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Employees must complete and submit approved forms to HR no later than Jan. 13.

Announcement for Participants in SUS-ORP Valic Retirement Plan

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Florida SUS-ORP has approved Valic's plan to offer a mutual fund based program effective 02/01/2011.

USF Botanical Gardens Offers Holiday Gifts

Monday, November 29, 2010

Locally produced honey among gifts available.

Free Lunch from USF Dining

Monday, November 29, 2010

USF Dining Services offers free lunch during its faculty and staff appreciation week.

USF Police Department Recognized for Best Overall Traffic Safety Program

Monday, November 29, 2010

Department awarded third place in the university category for the National Law Enforcement Challenge.

Staff Senate Offers Students Free Snacks During Finals Weeks

Monday, November 29, 2010

Students can pick up a free snack in front of the library Dec. 7.

VIDEO: View USF Faculty and Staff Campaign Video

Monday, November 29, 2010

Learn more about this year's USF Faculty and Staff Campaign by viewing this exciting video.

President Hosts Holiday Open House

Friday, November 19, 2010

All USF System faculty and staff are invited.

Faculty/Staff Appreciation, Dec. 4

Thursday, November 18, 2010

President Genshaft cordially invites all USF System faculty and staff to attend.

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Event Tickets on Sale Now

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

President Genshaft cordially invites all USF System faculty and staff to attend.

Campus Directories Now Available

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Directories can be picked up at Central Receiving.

Life Insurance Special Enrollment Extended

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Special open enrollment extended until Dec. 3.

Don't Leave Campus for Your Healthcare Needs

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

The future of healthcare is here on campus.

International Festival, Nov. 18

Monday, November 08, 2010

Inaugural festival to take place Nov. 18 from 11 a.m to 3 p.m.

Faculty and Staff Campaign Now Underway

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Make your contribution today.

HR Sponsors Giving Tree

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Annual initiative enables USF employees to anonymously fulfill the holiday wishes of children in need.

HR Unveils New Onboarding Initiatives

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Comprehensive programs designed to welcome new hires, train new managers for their roles.

American Heart Association: Tips for Becoming Heart Healthy

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Every smoke-free day can move you closer to a longer, healthier life.

Enjoy Dinner and Entertainment Saturday at On Top of the Palms

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

All faculty and staff invited to enjoy an evening of live music and great food Saturday, Nov. 6.

Emergency Notification System Test

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Test scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 13.

Staff Senate Scholarships Awarded

Thursday, October 28, 2010

All full-time, permanent USF staff who are currently enrolled in for-credit courses are eligible to apply.

Becoming Heart Healthy: Lose Weight, Eat Better and Reduce Blood Sugar

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Sign up to participate in the American Heart Association's Heart Walk Saturday, Nov. 6.

Veterans Week Nov. 8-10

Monday, October 25, 2010

USF Veterans Week to honor those who have served.

FRS Offers Financial Planning Workshops

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Webcasts are free; registration required.

USF Recycle Center Relocated

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Center moves to Sycamore Drive.

Courageous Conversations, Oct. 21

Monday, October 18, 2010

Faculty, staff, students featured panelists in LGBT dialogue.

STEM Workshop Oct. 22

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Workshop for USF faculty, K-12 teachers and administrators, and science/technology community partners focuses on service learning.

Faculty Receive Outstanding Research Achievement Awards

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Ten faculty members recognized by Office of Innovation & Research during ResearchOne 2010.

Benefits Enrollment Ends Oct. 22

Monday, October 11, 2010

Benefits open enrollment ends Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. Eastern time.

Quilt Show Nov. 6

Monday, October 11, 2010

Bi-annual event to feature more than 200 quilts and charity auction.

Debates Oct 24, 25

Monday, October 11, 2010

USF community invited to watch parties for Florida Senate Debate and Florida Gubernatorial Debate.

Celebration of USF Research Begins Monday

Friday, October 08, 2010

ResearchOne kicks off with insights on the Gulf oil spill, exhibits and faculty awards.

Lubchenco to Deliver Keynote Address at Oil Spill Conference

Friday, October 08, 2010

Registration opens for conference featuring U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans & Atmosphere and NOAA administrator.

USF Launches Social Network for Ridesharing

Friday, October 08, 2010

Partnership with creates social platform to enhance campus mobility.

Casting Call

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Do you want to be part of the new USF basketball commercial?

Employee Perks Directory Update

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Verizon Connections added to Employee Perks Directory.

"Frankenstein" Exhibit on Campus

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Travelling exhibit explores issues in biomedicine.

Fall Plant Festival Oct. 9-10

Monday, October 04, 2010

Festival to feature 60 vendors, workshops, "fern alley," and children's activities.

USF Safety Guide Available Online

Monday, October 04, 2010

Annual guide includes crime statistics and university policies.

MyUSF Portal Debuted Oct. 22

Friday, October 22, 2010

All USF System faculty, staff and students will use the new intranet to access email, calendars and many university business systems.

Becoming "Heart Healthy," Step 3

Friday, October 01, 2010

Reduce your risks of the "silent killer," hypertension, by managing blood pressure.

"Research Means Hope"

Friday, October 01, 2010

Researchers to celebrate NIH-funded advances at USF during ResearchOne.

ResearchOne Includes Wide Variety of Interdisciplinary Events

Friday, October 01, 2010

Annual research celebration features speakers, exhibits, film festival and more.

Phi Beta Kappa Lecture Series Speaker Presents During ResearchOne

Friday, October 01, 2010

Lecture series presents progressive thought leader Julianne Malveaux.

Benefits Fair and Wellness Expo Update

Thursday, September 30, 2010

All USF campuses to host fairs Oct. 5-8.

Outstanding Staff Award Winners

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Forty employees honored at this year's ceremony.

AccessiBULL 2010 Oct. 12

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Annual event to feature Iraqi War veteran and VA official L. Tammy Duckworth.

Benefits Open Enrollment Update

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Benefits open enrollment continues through Oct. 22, 6 p.m. EST.

Bridging Cultures for Global Humanities

Friday, September 24, 2010

Colloquium on Latin American writers in the United States will be part of ResearchOne.

ResearchOne to Feature Mote Mobile

Friday, September 24, 2010

"Aquarium on Wheels" Comes to USF during ResearchOne.

President's Fall Address Oct. 6

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Presentation to focus on USF in the new decade.

Benefits Open Enrollment Tips

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Benefits packets from People First are in the mail.

2010 Benefits Fair Oct. 6

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Annual fair includes wellness expo with free health screenings.

Special Open Enrollment Period for Life Insurance

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Program available from Sept. 27 - Oct. 22.

Brown Bag Lunch With Spill Researchers

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Students, faculty, staff invited to talk about USF response to Gulf oil spill on Tuesday.

50th Celebration Today, Noon

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Student Affairs invites USF community to Sept. 27 event in Marshall Center Plaza.

Tickets Available for Oct. 1 WLP Symposium

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Annual event features choreographer, dancer and entrepreneur Twyla Tharp.

Reminder: Staff Awards Ceremony Sept. 29

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Event celebrates individuals nominated for outstanding job performance.

Register to Vote

Monday, September 20, 2010

Opportunities to register or re-register available on campus in September.

Gulf Oil Spill Conference -- Call for Abstracts

Monday, September 20, 2010

Research abstract submission deadline is Oct. 25.

Transportation Expo Sept. 29

Monday, September 20, 2010

Event to offer information on alternative services.

TRAIN Awards to Recognize Research Administrators

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Awards event is ResearchOne highlight.

Be Prepared for Fire & Emergency Evacuation Drills

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Employees encouraged to become familiar with drill procedures.

Decorate Your Office -- Bulls Style!

Thursday, September 16, 2010

All faculty and staff can participate in annual Homecoming office decorating contest.

ResearchOne Session to Focus on International Research

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Faculty invited to display work at Global Research Poster Session.

COPH to Provide Free Flu Shots

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Free flu shots for adults to be distributed on Friday, Oct. 22.

VA Assistant Secretary to Speak Oct. 12

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Duckworth brings personal journey to USF AccessiBULL / Veterans event.

OASIS Upgrade Scheduled

Thursday, September 16, 2010

OASIS system will be unavailable from Sept. 22 - Sept. 26 during upgrade.

USF Employees to Participate in 2010 Heart Walk

Thursday, September 16, 2010

From the heart: an employee shares her story.

Benefits Open Enrollment

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Benefits packets being mailed to employees' homes.

Benefits Fair & Wellness Expo

Friday, September 10, 2010

Annual event on Tampa campus will take place Oct. 6.

USF Inventors to Celebrate Founding of National Academy

Friday, September 10, 2010

More than 160 USF inventors to be inducted into national academy.

ResearchOne Exhibition to Recognize USF Journal Editorships

Friday, September 10, 2010

Interdisciplinary Research Exhibition at ResearchOne will feature extensive journal display.

USF's Drug-Free Workplace Policy

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Employees encouraged to review official policy.

Becoming "Heart Healthy," Step 2

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Step 2 of the American Heart Association's Simple 7 Plan is "Control Cholesterol."

Executive Forum Sept. 14

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

USF St. Petersburg hosts Executive Forum featuring top area business leaders.

Family Weekend 2010

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Deadline to register and buy event tickets is Sept. 14.

Staff Awards Ceremony Sept. 29

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Mark your calendar to attend this year's awards ceremony.

Coaches Needed for Management Certificate Program

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Training available for experienced managers who volunteer for program.

USF Marine Scientists to Kick Off ResearchOne 2010

Friday, September 03, 2010

Oct. 11 kickoff features USF researchers involved with tracking Gulf oil spill.

Come Discuss, Discover and Develop

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity offers free workshops.

Updates to Office Depot Supply List

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Purchasing and Property Services updates Office Depot core items supply list.

USF Supplier Diversity Program

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Program helps departments find certified minority vendors to meet business needs.

Duvall Family Studies Conference Call for Papers

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Proposals reflecting scholarly work or practice-based projects sought.

HR Adds Vendors to Employee Perks Program

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

All USF employees are eligible for discounts through program.

Becoming "Heart Healthy"

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Step 1 of American Heart Association's Simple 7 Plan is "Get Active."

Weight Management Program Offered

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Ten-week program begins Sept. 22.

HR Makes GEMS Enhancement

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Supervisors can now designate an alternate to approve annual leave.

Research Award Nomination Period Ends Sept. 1

Friday, August 27, 2010

Nomination period ends Sept. 1 for Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement and Excellence in Innovation Awards

USF Teams Forming for Heart Walk

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Meeting for team captains takes place Sept. 2.

ResearchOne Oct. 11-15

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Theme for annual event is "ResearchOne 2010: A Tradition of Excellence in Research, Innovation & Creativity"

Management Certificate Program Offered

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Certificate program focuses on key skills needed to manage effectively.

Walking or Driving, Stay Safe

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

USF Police Department offers safety tips for pedestrians and drivers.

2011 Faculty & Staff Campaign

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Kick-off event features complimentary lunch for all faculty and staff.

Reminder: iUSF Mobile App Available

Monday, August 23, 2010

Currently for Apple devices, IT is working to make app available for additional smart phones.

Submit Events to Weekends@USF

Monday, August 16, 2010

All departments can submit event information to weekend calendar.

Fall Diversity Workshops Planned

Monday, August 16, 2010

The Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity offers workshops this fall.

Fall Faculty Assembly Aug. 19

Monday, August 16, 2010

Annual Fall Faculty Assembly takes place Thursday, Aug. 19.

Only Rain Goes Down the Drain

Monday, August 16, 2010

Best practices minimize stormwater pollution.

USF Rolls Out Welcome Mat for New Students

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Week of Welcome celebrates arrival of new and returning students to campus.

Help with WOW Information Stations

Friday, August 06, 2010

USF employees have opportunity to help welcome students to campus.

Update: New MyUSF Portal

Friday, August 06, 2010

All USF System faculty, staff and students will be able to access university business systems through the new portal.

Wear Green & Gold Sept. 3

Thursday, August 05, 2010

College Colors Day celebrates Bulls Pride.

USF Night with the Rays: Last Chance for Tickets

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Discounts and seat upgrades for group purchases.

Nominations for Staff Awards Due Aug. 13

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Deadline draws near for nominating employees for Outstanding Staff Award.

Launching a New Academic Year

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

All members of the USF community prepare to welcome students to campus.

Free Public Safety Programs Offered

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

New public safety products available to USF community free of charge during trial year.

New Space Reservation System for MSC

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Short tutorial on new online system available.

WLP Fall Symposium Features Twyla Tharp

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Annual event raises funds for WLP scholarship and program endowments.

Diversity Workshops Slated

Thursday, July 29, 2010

The Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity will offer multiple workshops this summer and fall.

Update: New MyUSF Portal

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

All USF System employees will use the portal to access email, business systems and more.

Reminder: Order New Parking Permit Now

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

2009-2010 parking permits expire Aug. 8.

Read the Latest News from the Colleges

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Read all the latest news from the colleges by visiting this convenient round-up page.

USF Night with the Rays: Tickets Still Available

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Discounts and seat upgrades for group purchases.

New iUSF Mobile Application

Friday, July 23, 2010

A new mobile iPhone app is launched by USF Information Technology.

USF Awards Tenure to 42 Faculty

Friday, July 16, 2010

Tenure recognizes faculty members' significant scholarly contributions.

Public Safety Hosts Emergency Management Preparedness Forums

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Forums will outline emergency management program, including notification systems and more.

Talent Management Offers USF 101

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Free course will introduce you to online resources that will make your job easier.

USF Announces New Minimum Wage

Friday, July 02, 2010

New minimum rate effective June 25.

2011 Campus Directory Updates Due August 6

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Please submit your updates no later than August 6 to ensure inclusion in the 2011 directory.

Summary of Applicable State Law Changes

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Many law changes described in summary will take effect July 1.

New Inside USF Editorial Plan and Submission Guidelines

Friday, June 25, 2010

Inside USF is your source for need-to-know employee news.

Employee Perks Program Update

Thursday, June 24, 2010

All USF faculty and staff are eligible to take advantage of discounts through the USF Employee Perks Program.

Changes in Benefits and Open Enrollment Period Announcement

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Recent legislation includes important changes to your benefits. Open enrollment Sept. 27 - Oct. 22.

Updated: Parking Permits On Sale Now

Friday, July 16, 2010

2010-11 parking permits now available for purchase online.

Board of Trustees Meeting June 24

Friday, June 18, 2010

Trustees will meet at the Gibbons Alumni Center Thursday, June 24.

USF System Regulations and Policies

Friday, June 18, 2010

View all current USF System regulations and policies on the General Counsel Web site.

Outstanding Staff Award Nominations

Thursday, June 17, 2010

HR is now accepting nominations for the Outstanding Staff Awards. Deadline for nominations is Aug. 13.

New USF Site Launched June 14

Friday, June 11, 2010

Site includes expanded USF news coverage, links to academics, admissions, campus life, research and more.

INTO USF Town Hall June 17

June 3, 2010

All faculty and staff are invited to learn more about the INTO USF intiative.

Legislative Session Update from HR

June 3, 2010

Few changes were passed by the Legislature.

On the Fast Track

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

From Asafa Powell to Usain Bolt, Carol Long has worked with some of the fastest athletes in the world.

Hurricane Preparedness

May 28, 2010

USF Division of Public Safety stresses hurricane preparedness.

Faces of the World

Thursday, May 20, 2010

All members of the USF community invited to participate in photo project for new Patel Center.

MoBull Messenger Emergency Notification System Update

May 17, 2010

Faculty and staff must login to the IT Web site to opt in or out.

Student Affairs Marks 50th Anniversary

May 7, 2010

Division will mark its 50th anniversary during the fall of 2010.

New Student Wellness Program - SOCAT

May 7, 2010

Initiative aimed at assisting distressed students and enabling them to be successful and remain in school.

Public Safety Initiatives

May 7, 2010

New initiatives aimed at providing a secure environment for the university community.

Statement of Financial Interests Form Due July 1

May 4, 2010

Forms must be completed, signed and returned to Tallahassee no later than July 1.

Groundbreaking Held for New Dining, Rec Facilities

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Ceremony signals start of construction of new student spaces.

Daughters & Sons Event a Hit

Friday, April 23, 2010

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day was fun for all involved.

People First Web Site Changes Coming Soon

April 20, 2010

People First will launch its redesigned Web site in July.

Autism Center Fundraiser April 23

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Ybor event for a worthy cause.

Daughters & Sons Go to Work

Monday, April 19, 2010

Full day of fun activities involves areas from robotics to health care to athletics and more.

Input Needed for Parking and Transportation Survey

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Staff and faculty asked to participate in on-line survey.

Administrative Professionals Luncheon

April 15, 2010

Annual event will be held Wednesday, April 21.

National Alcohol Screening Day April 14

April 9, 2010

Event to raise awareness, educate, and provide free anonymous screenings.

Save the Date: USF Night With the Rays August 14

April 8, 2010

Order your tickets now to secure the best seats.

Celebrate USF Day April 9

April 7, 2010

Events include a pep rally in the MSC amphitheater and major concert at the Meadows.

Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day April 22

Updated April 13, 2010

Participating children will have the opportunity to explore careers available in a university setting.

USF Women's Status Committee Grants Mini Awards

March 23, 2010

Award application deadline is March 31.

Faculty International Travel Grant Deadline April 9

March 17, 2010

The deadline for faculty international travel grants has been extended to April 9, 2010.

Two New Trustees Named

Friday, March 12, 2010

Prominent Florida businessmen Jordan Zimmerman and Byron Shinn are USF alumni.

USF’s United Way Campaign Begins March 15

March 10, 2010

Campaign runs March 15 - April 30.

Cole Named Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

March 8, 2010

Katharine Cole has accepted the position of Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, effective March 19, 2010.

Eisenberg Appointed Dean of Arts & Sciences

Friday, February 26, 2010

Nationally recognized and highly respected scholar receives five-year appointment.

USF Unstoppable: Stampede of Service Video

February 25, 2010

One of the many programs that stand to benefit from the USF: Unstoppable Campaign is the Stampede of Service.

Campus Forums on Student Success

Monday, February 22, 2010

First forum focused on developing recommendations for empowering students to succeed takes place March 1.

A&P Council Breakfast April 6

February 18, 2010

The A&P Council will host its 13th annual USF Community Breakfast Tuesday, April 6.

TECO Replacement Project

February 18, 2010

Unlikely but possible that upgrades could cause power outages on the Tampa campus.

Technology Fee Proposal Deadline Extended to March 31

Updated March 18, 2010

Proposals accepted until March 31.

USF Office of Orientation Launches New Web Site

February 5, 2010

New site includes information for first year and transfer students.

Reminder: NetID Password Expiration and Tips

February 4, 2010

All USF faculty and staff must reset their NetID password no later than Feb. 8.

Student Health Services Offers Free Flu Shots

February 2, 2010

Clinic offers free H1N1 and seasonal flu shots to all current students, faculty and staff with USF ID.

Reminder: Utilize the Co-Curricular Transcript

February 1, 2010

Students are relying on faculty and staff to enter information about their extra curricular activities into the system.

Student Memorial Corner Dedicated

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Student Government establishes area to remember students who have lost their lives.

USF Responds to Haiti's Earthquake

Monday, January 25, 2010

A lecture and panel discussion this week offer information as short- and long-term efforts take shape.

Campus Directories Now Available for Pick-Up

January 22, 2010

Directories now available at Central Receiving.

NetID Password Expiration

January 21, 2010

Reset your NetID by Feb. 8.

Technology Fee Cycle 2010-2011

January 21, 2010

All faculty, staff and students are invited to submit technology-related proposals on behalf of the university.

Extra Insurance Deductions for Nine-Month Faculty

January 20, 2010

Nine-month faculty will have double deductions taken from Feb. 12 - May 21 paychecks.

Holiday Tree Provides Gifts to 116 Children

January 15, 2010

USF Holiday Tree initiative provided gifts to 116 children of USF employees facing financial hardship.

Special Long-Term Care Insurance Open Enrollment

January 15, 2010

USF now offers long-term care insurance. Open enrollment period Jan. 11 - April 9.

USF's Drug-free Workplace Policy

January 15, 2010

View USF's official policy statement.

Update Your Skills With Free Classes from Talent Management

January 15, 2010

USF employees are encouraged to take advantage of FREE classes offered by Talent Management.

Week of Welcome Jan. 11-16

January 5, 2010

Week-long series of events includes free food, performances, lectures, tours and much more.