Administrator & Staff Council

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October 17, 2012

ASC hosted an Ice Cream Social in June 2012

We were thrilled to see over 100 staff and administrators in the AGC Rotunda for the Ice Cream Social in June!  New ASC Board members were introduced and we said goodbye and thanks to the outgoing members!

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May 4, 2012

Please congratulate the newest members of the ASC Board:
 
Shawn Ferrara
Brian Knight
Marisa Mofford
Chelsea Munoz
 
Thanks to everyone who ran for spots on the board this year. We had a strong pool of candidates, and the races were closely contested. We are fortunate to work within a community of dedicated, passionate, and capable people! 
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April 24, 2012

Voting is now open for your Administrator/Staff Council Board.  Just click here to vote online (the ballot is also available through myOxy using the Employee Services tab).  If you don't have access to a computer, you can vote by paper in Campus Dining, Facilities Management and Human Resources.  Ballots are located by the timeclocks in Facilities and in the Human Resources office.  For Campus Dining, check the notice by the timeclocks for the location of the ballots.
The first set of candidates are administrators and the second are staff members.  Please vote for both administrators and staff, you may vote for up to two in each category.  
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April 6, 2012

We're so glad that you were able to come out to enjoy coffee and conversation with your colleagues for a few minutes at this very busy time! 

Employees enjoying coffee and conversation in the AGC Rotunda

December 12, 2011

Thank you to everyone who attended our Biology Faces and Places.  We had a lot of fun and learned a great deal about our amazing Biology Department.  Special thanks to Professor Gretchen North who handed out succulents to any who wanted one, Professor John McCormack and Jonathan Williams for their wonderful tours of the various collections. 
 
Here’s some info on the Biology Department: The Biology Department at Occidental College is housed within the Bioscience building which is contiguous with the Moore Laboratory of Zoology. Facilities include the bird, fish and mammal collections (70,000 specimens) of Moore Laboratory, greenhouses, facilities for microscopy (scanning and transmission electron, confocal, and fluorescence), a tissue culture suite and a fluorescence activated cell sorter, fully-equipped molecular biology laboratories, field vehicles and four research vessels for nearshore marine...
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November 9, 2011

Thank you to everyone who came to our Athletics Oxy Faces and Places and a special thank you to everyone in the Athletics Department including Jamie Hoffman, Betsy Butterick, Rob Bartlett and Olivia Sabins. Here are some hightlights featured at the event. The Alumni Fitness Center: New as of January 2010, has full range of cardio machines, weight training apparatus, dumbbells, etc. There's state of the art technology recently donated by Lee Hillman - a bioDensity machine (self-imposed maximal loading provides a safe way to accurately measure strength output while also helping to build bone density).  There's also two XR boards hooked up to a PlayStation 2 for gaming while working on balance and proprioception; two TriXter Bikes hooked up to another PlayStation 2 (this is a spin bike type workout while racing through a virtual course); and a PowerPlate (a vibrating plate which... Read More

November 7, 2011

We are happy to announce our new blog, where we'll post recaps from events, announcements about what we're up to, and other information we think might interested you. We'll continue to send emails about upcoming events, elections, and any other critical information too, but we wanted to start keeping you informed about progress on a number of fronts without constantly spamming your inbox.
 
Check out the calendar for our upcoming events as well as our feedback form. We'd love to hear from you about what's on your mind...
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November 7, 2011

Colleagues,
As you are well aware, the college has engaged in an intensive planning process for the last 18 months in preparation for developing our new strategic plan. The task force final reports have been submitted, and the Planning Steering Committee is currently reviewing each report to pull out strategic objectives for the plan. The committee would like feedback from the community on these task force reports, focusing on 3 guiding questions for each:
  • What 2-3 things in this report resonate with you, or seem to be themes the College should address moving forward in the planning process?
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