The Infrastructure II utilities upgrade project continues in various locations.
Work on the steam and chilled water pipe installation may at times disrupt pedestrian
traffic on walkways between Tahoe Hall and AIRC building and between the Parking
Structure II and the University Union. Detours will be available.
Traffic may be disrupted along State University Drive West this week to install
overflow sewer lines. Traffic in both directions on State University West will
be maintained, however lanes will shift due to construction.
Fire alarm system installation will occur in Amador, Capistrano, Lassen, Sacramento,
and Yosemite halls this week. Work will mainly be conducted after hours. Work
notices will be posted in the building. Submitted by
scholarship date extended to December 15
Faculty: Please announce to your students that the submission deadline for $250
“Books Without Bills” scholarship awards for spring 2007 has been
extended to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 15t. This first annual Hornet Bookstore
scholarship awards $250 for a 250-word (maximum) essay on the theme: "If
I were a book, my title would be..." There are multiple scholarships available.
Submission rules are available at the Hornet Bookstore or online at www.sacstate.bkstr.com.
These scholarships are sponsored by the Hornet Bookstore and University
Enterprises, Inc. Submitted by University Enterprises, Inc.
Celebrate the joys of the holiday season with friends and colleagues at the
University Center Restaurant's Holiday Buffet, Wednesday through Friday, December
13 - 15. Enjoy lunch on campus with this special menu that includes roast baron
of beef, roast turkey, vegetarian Napoleons, mashed potatoes and gravy, cornbread
stuffing, sautéed vegetables, pasta salad, potato salad and mixed green
salad. Top all this off with an assortment of pies, cakes, cookies, and ice
cream. The Holiday Buffet is $11.95 per person plus tax (beverages additional)
and is available from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The University Center Restaurant
is located at the west entrance to the University Union across from the Student
Health Connection. More information online at www.enterprises.csus.edu/dining/area/ucr.html.
Reservations suggested for groups of 5 or more at 916-278-6100. Submitted by University Enterprises, Inc.
plan insurance carrier
The Chancellor’s Office recently completed a competitive bid process to
select the insurance carrier for the employer-paid California State University
(CSU) vision plan. As a result, the CSU has awarded a three-year contract to
Vision Service Plan (VSP), replacing Medical Eye Services (MES/Blue Shield),
effective Jan. 1, 2007. The CSU continues to pay the full monthly premium cost
for the vision benefit for eligible employees and their dependents. For details
regarding VSP and new benefit enhancements and/or co-payments under the plan,
go to the Office of Human Resources Benefits website and click on “What’s
New.” A benefit program announcement and a vision plan benefit summary
are available for viewing. For more information regarding the VSP Select Network
of providers, visit the VSP website at www.vsp.com.
VSP’s Customer Service Center is available Monday – Friday, 5 a.m.
to 7 p.m. and on Saturday, 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. via their toll-free number: (800)
877-7195. Submitted by Human Resources
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 employee have been approved for the Catastrophic Leave Donation
Nabor Lopez, Facilities Management
* only vacation
leave credits may be donated to this employee Submitted by Human Resources
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