Wednesday Wire : January 15, 2020

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Attention to Retention

  1. The recent drop in the number of students graduating from institutions of higher learning is not because we are sending fewer students to colleges.

Events

  1. Faculty, please encourage your students to attend these workshops, which will help them to think about and prepare for the job market.

  2. Please bring a laptop for this Zotero demonstration by Gwen Short and Laura Applegate.

Health and Wellness

  1. Staff/Faculty REACH trainings will be offered between January 23rd – January 30th. 

HR News

  1. It is important for everyone to know how to identify and report sexual misconduct, and merit-eligible employees who do not complete the training by June 30, 2020, will not be eligible for annual merit increases that take effect in September 2020.

News

  1. Just a quick reminder to please use ati.osu.edu/buzz for submissions.

  2. Whether it’s a student you chat with occasionally or a student you see on regular basis, please help Program Excel connect (or reconnect) with students this semester by checking to see if students are on the Program Excel list in Buckeye Box.

  3. You can help your students to earn better grades by encouraging them to use the (free) online professional tutors 24/7 at the eTutoringOnline.

  4. If anyone (student, staff, faculty, visitor, etc.) loses consciousness for any reason, without exception, call 911 immediately. We want the person to be assessed promptly by qualified medical personnel. 

  5. Collegiate FFA at Ohio State ATI is requesting your gently used professional clothes and shoes to stock the CFFA Career Closet.

  6. Nominations for Outstanding Students are due Feb. 24.