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sac.umwblogs.org                                                                    June 2016 Issue

A special THANK YOU to all volunteers who assisted with June Orientation!
 
Newsletter Highlights:
  • New UMW President Dr. Troy Paino to start in July!
  • FLSA changes - more information to come from HR soon
  • UMW Excellent Eagle Employee - Kate Wheeler!
Upcoming Activities (see below for details):
  • SAC Mixer - TODAY! Wednesday, June 29 4pm-7pm @ HomeTeam Grill
  • Back to School Supply Drive - kick off in July
  • UMW Day of Action: Friday, September 23rd
  • The July SAC Meeting will be held on July 21st from 1-3pm at the Stafford Campus. Paul Messplay from Budget and Financial Analysis will be speaking.
Do you have suggestions for activities you would like the SAC sponsor? Please let us know! Suggestions for SAC Sponsored Activities

Are you curious about happenings and hours of operation at the Fitness Center?
Check out the Fitness Center's July Newsletter

To check out the full SAC Meeting Minutes Click Here!
SAC Faculty/Staff Mixer
TODAY!!


Wednesday, June 29th
4:00pm-7:00pm
Home Team Grill
 
Come out and spend time with co-workers, meet new people, put a face with a name, network, and just have FUN. Enjoy happy-hour priced food and drinks with co-workers and friends!

Raffle Tickets will be provided at the door, and prizes will be given every half hour between 4:30pm and 6:00pm. Must be present to win.
As we say goodbye to President Richard Hurley, please welcome Dr. Troy D. Paino and his family to the University of Mary Washington family!
 
Leaving behind his title of President of Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, Troy Paino officially begins the role of UMW President in July 2016.
 
Excellent Eagle Employee: July 2016

Congratulations to Kate Wheeler, SAC's Excellent Eagle Employee for July!

In nominating Kate, her champion, Mary Beth Conrad, wrote:
"Kate is the Director of Advancement Services and in that role she is the key person responsible for all donations received by the University. Kate is an amazing wealth of knowledge and is always willing to share that knowledge and experience with newer employees, such as myself. Kate is the 'go to' person for anyone in University Advancement, Athletics, Theatre, etc. when it comes to assisting staff and donors with donations. When there are budget cuts or someone out on leave, Kate keeps plugging along and keeps everything running smoothly without complaint. Kate can do it all!"
 
If you would like to nominate someone for the Excellent Eagle Employee award, send an email to eenominations@umw.edu with Excellent Eagle Employee in the Subject Line. Be sure to provide the person’s name, department, and work location with the most convenient parking lot, and the reason they should be recognized.
Coming in July!

The SAC is working with the Spotsylvania County School District for this year's "Back to School Drive". Boxes for donations will begin appearing on campus in mid-July.

This initiative helps children of all age groups and kids most in need succeed in school. Watch for the School Supply lists at Wal-Mart and other Back to School Stores and see what you can help donate.

More information will be available in July.
The UMW Center for Honor, Leadership and Service is spearheading the effort to get together a UMW team for the Rappahannock United Way Day of Action.

Sign up to be part of an amazing one-day volunteer event that will change our community! The Rappahannock United Way Day of Action will take place on Friday, September 23rd. On this day, hundreds of volunteers from local businesses will come together to take on projects around the Fredericksburg Region. Volunteers will be matched with nonprofit organizations throughout the community to help complete vital projects.

Don't forget - you may use part of your 16 hours of Community Service leave to participate in this event! For more information about the Day of Action, go to the  Rappahannock United Way Day of Caring website.

Click HERE to register to be part of the UMW team for the Day of Action. The deadline to register to be a Day of Action volunteer is August 10th. For more information, contact Christina Eggenberger at the Center for Honor, Leadership and Service.
Upcoming Guest Speaker: July 2016
Paul Messplay, Budget and Financial Analysis

As Fiscal Year 2017 starts on July 1, Paul Messplay, the Executive Director of Budget and Financial Analysis will be speaking at the SAC meeting to discuss new fiscal year changes, the 2016-17 operating budget, and the new tuition and fee rates. He will also be there to field any questions about this upcoming budget year.

Come and listen to see if any of these new changes will affect you or your area!

CONTACT THE SAC!

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