May 20, 2019 FAC/STAFF
Webinar: Chinese Pronunciation- Understanding and Honoring Your Students’ Names

With the rapid increase of Chinese students on US higher education campuses, many faculty and staff are finding themselves with very limited understanding of Chinese history and culture. But at the most basic level is the need to be able to pronounce Chinese student names. This session will give a brief overview of the Chinese language system, a short but comprehensive guide to Mandarin intonation, and an interactive pronunciation session that will leave participants with a basic yet powerful command of Chinese linguistics. Participants will also learn how cultural tradition, governmental regulations, and holidays play a significant role in student classroom behavior and etiquette.

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May 18, 2019 ALL
Campus Construction Activity Starting Monday, 5/20

The Facilities Department will be completing many construction projects this summer; a full list can be found at: http://sites.jcu.edu/facilities/home/current-project-news/

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May 18, 2019 ALL
Study Abroad Spring 2020 Applications are OPEN.

Study abroad applications are now open for Spring 2020. The deadline for applications is October 1, 2020.

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May 16, 2019 FAC/STAFF
Today: Help the Honduras Immersion Team

JCU faculty and staff, we are looking for volunteers to sort medication for the 2019 Honduras Medical Immersion Trip departing May 21, 2019. Tasks are simple and involve counting pills, placing them in plastic bags, and applying a label with directions. No science or medical skills required. We take approximately half a million pills that must be sorted before we depart. Sign up for one shift or several! Click on the link below to sign up and select your shift(s). This qualifies for Mission Leave. Any and all help is greatly appreciated. All activities take place in Dolan W 215 the week of May 13th-May 17th. For more information or questions please contact Katie Doud mdoud@jcu.edu.

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May 16, 2019 ALL
Today: Drop-in session on the new university Diversity, Equity & Inclusion division

All members of the university community are invited to participate in a drop-in session on Thursday to learn about plans for the development of a division of diversity, equity and inclusion under the leadership of a new vice president.

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May 16, 2019 FAC/STAFF
Main Campus Heating Loop Shutdown

As the temperatures finally appear to be consistently rising, the main campus heating loop has been turned off as of Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Interior building temperatures should remain comfortable as we progress through May into June. The air conditioning systems are fully operational and will cool the buildings as needed as the exterior temperatures rise. If you are experiencing any comfort issues, please submit a SchoolDude work order request or contact the Facilities Office at x4314

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May 16, 2019 ALL
Baccalaureate Mass on Saturday at 4:30 pm in the Varsity Gym

All are invited to the Baccalaureate Mass, which will be at 4:30 pm on Saturday, May 18th in the Varsity Gym. All are welcome.

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May 16, 2019 FAC/STAFF
ROTC: Officer Commissioning Ceremony

Cleveland’s Army ROTC – Officer Commissioning Ceremony
Saturday, May 18th at 10:00AM
Muldoon Atrium – John Carroll University

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May 15, 2019 ALL
Today: Summer Textbook Sharing Program

Grasselli Library is testing out a Summer version of our Textbook Sharing Program. Check the list before you buy your books and let us know if there are any textbooks you would like us to add! We are taking suggestions for possible new additions at the Help Desk, or you can email us at textbooks@jcu.edu by the end of the day on 5/17. The link to the Textbook Sharing list is here: https://researchguides.jcu.edu/textbooksharing/booklist

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May 15, 2019 FAC/STAFF
Today: Baby Boomers ERG Event Cancelled

The lunch for the Baby Boomer Employee Resource Group (May 15) has been cancelled due to end-of-semester scheduling conflicts. We look forward to seeing everyone this summer for an events planning meeting.

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