to Monday Briefing
Items for the Monday Briefing can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
by members of the University’s Administrative Council—which includes
deans, vice presidents and associate vice presidents—who will be responsible
for ensuring the items are appropriate and come from a legitimate campus source.
Monday Briefing should be sent as text files, be no longer than 100 words, and
may include website links to more information. They should usually include a
contact e-mail, phone number or both. Items are subject to light editing. They
should be submitted to a member of Administrative Council no later than the
noon on the Tuesday before publication to provide time for review before the
items must be sent to Public Affairs by noon on Thursday.
The Monday Briefing
is not intended for commercial messages, except by campus-based operations such
as eateries. It is also not intended for political messages. Items related to
University partnerships with outside organizations will be considered on a case-by-case
is a way for campus units to communicate items related to the campus and campus-related
activities. These items can range from policy announcements from the President’s
Cabinet to reminders about vacation use to retirement parties. The basic requirement
is that the announcement should be of interest to a broad number of faculty
and staff members.
The University Staff Assembly is selling 2007 Entertainment Books for $40. Select
representatives throughout campus are selling the books. A portion of every
sale goes to the support of University Staff Assembly projects throughout the
year. For more information, visit www.csus.edu/usa/fundraising/entertain.htm
or call 278-2783.
The Infrastructure II utilities upgrade project continues in various locations.
Sanitary sewer pipe installation will occur south of the Baseball Field. Trucks
may be entering and exiting State University Drive West to access site. Work
on the steam and chilled water pipe installation may at times disrupt pedestrian/service
traffic along Sinclair Road. Detours will be available.
Trucks may also be entering/exiting State University Drive West to access the
bicycle path project site. A temporary pedestrian pathway which runs parallel,
from the Hornet Tunnel to Sinclair is open.
Employee Benefits Faire planned
In preparation for the California Public Employees Retirement System’s
2006 Health Plan Open Enrollment period (Sept. 1-29), the Office of Human Resources
– Benefits Office will host its annual Employee Benefits Faire on the
first day of the semester, Tuesday, Sept. 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in University
Union Ballroom. Individuals who will not be able to attend can either pick up
their new health insurance coverage information at the Benefits Office in Sacramento
Hall 162 after the fair, request that the information be mailed to them, or
attend one of the open enrollment overviews which will be held later in the
from CSU benefit programs will be available to answer general questions and
provide new 2006 program literature for their plans. There will also be special
20-minute presentations from health care representatives every hour addressing
topics such as: disease management, health education, preventive services, healthy
lifestyles, health risk assessment and a variety of other program features designed
to help individuals maintain healthy lifestyle habits. There will be giveaways
including donations of eatery tickets from Java City and University Enterprises,
as well as drawings for prizes every 30 minutes.
All employees are
encouraged to stop by at any time from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Spouses/partners
are welcome to attend. No reservations needed. Questions regarding the fair
should be directed to the Benefits Office at 278-6213.
review of CSU benefits available
The Human Resources Benefits Office will conduct a comprehensive review of the
CSU Benefits Program for new/newly eligible part-time faculty. Workshops will
be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. each day. The schedule is as follows: Sept. 7 in
Amador Hall 354; Sept. 19 in Douglass Hall 105; Sept. 25 in Douglass Hall 105;
and Sept. 29 in Douglass Hall 105.
will include healthcare, insurance, supplemental programs, disability, retirement
(CalPERS), tax deferred options, flexible/medical spending accounts, etc. Spouses/partners
are invited. Individuals who are interested in attending workshops should contact
the Benefits Office at 278-6213 to reserve a space.
Leave Donation Program
Sacramento State employees may voluntarily donate to other employees up to a
maximum of 16 hours of sick or vacation leave credits each fiscal year in one-hour
increments. CSUEU, MPP, Unit 4, Unit 6 and Confidential employees may donate
up to a maximum of 40 hours per fiscal year.
If employees are
interested in donating time, a donation form can be obtained by going to www.csus.edu/hr/forms.stm#Disability,
or by visiting the Human Resources, Disability Leaves Office in Sacramento Hall
162, or by calling extension 278-3522.
The following employees
have been approved for the Catastrophic Leave Donation Program:
Randy Morgan, Associated
Linda Brufladt, University Media Services
Florie Acio, Facilities Management
Ondria Small, College of Continuing Education
Robert Lobua, Facilities Services
Fred Angell, Mail Services Center
Sharon Kelley, Computing and Communications Services
*Tala York, College of Continuing Education
(*Only vacation leave credits may be donated to this employee)
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