A Day in the Life of a UofL Student

Glenn and Katie came up with the idea to create this video with the help of OCM staff to show Parents  – A Day in the Life of a UofL Student

Thanks to Natalie

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Justin Peterson elected State Director

justinCongratulations to Justin Peterson who was elected as the next State Director for the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) at their national conference in Orlando last week. Justin will serve a two year term. During that time he will be highly involved with the National Office, the Regional Representative, Regional Student Leader and all of his constituents in the State of Kentucky. Justin will have a lead role in communicating with the state and coordinating the annual state workshop for the next two years. Congratulations to Justin on this significant step forward in his professional development and his continued contributions to the profession.

 

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Day of Service

dayofserviceA number of Student Affairs staff participated in this years UofL Day of Service.

Staff worked at a number of sites in Louisville.

  • Americana Community Center
  • South Louisville Community Center
  • Parkhill Community Center
  • Wayside Christian Mission

If you missed this opportunity don’t forget the Student Affairs Servaganza has begun. Our goal is to collectively give 200 hours service to the Louisville community. We encourage you to participate in the prearranged service with the following community partners: Franciscan Kitchen and Louisville Urban League

Learn more about SERVAGANZA

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Friends Gather at ACPA and NASPA Receptions

The first VP for Student Affairs, Ed Hammond, and current VP Michael Mardis at NASPA Reception in Indianapolis. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the creation of the Division of Student Affairs at UofL.

The first VP for Student Affairs, Ed Hammond, and current VP, Michael Mardis, at NASPA Reception in Indianapolis. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the creation of the Division of Student Affairs at UofL.

For the last few years we have hosted receptions at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) national conferences.

These receptions bring together alumni, current and former staff, and friends of the university to mingle and network with fellow higher education professionals from across the nation.

Check out the pictures from this years receptions.

ACPA Reception Montreal

NASPA Reception – Indianapolis

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Outstanding Performance Award Banners

timlynchopaCheck out Tim Lynch’s Outstanding Performance  Award Banner noticed recently behind MITC along Eastern Parkway.

If you look closely in the bottom corner of this picture you will see the banner of our other Student Affairs Outstanding Performance Award winner from last year – Stuart Neff.

Congratulations again to both Tim and Stuart

 

 

 

 

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Can I Complete a Ph.D. while Working Full-time?

sa collectiveGlenn Gittings had an article published on the Student Affairs Collective Blog.

In his article Glenn shares tips on completing your Ph.D. while working full time.

Glenn may be a good resource if you have been considering pursing a degree and wondering how to juggle everything. You can reach out to him at gagitt01@louisville.edu

Check out the article

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UofL Staff Win Positions in State Election

cpakCongratulations to all the current and former UofL folks who won positions in the recent CPAK elections. Thanks for doing your part to give back to the profession.

The following election results and the 2016-2017 Executive Committee for the College Personnel Association of Kentucky are listed below. 

Hannah Piechowski
President-Elect
Transylvania University

Caitlyn Walsh
Administration Coordinator-Elect
University of Kentucky

Pam Curtis
Conference Coordinator-Elect
University of Louisville

Mackenzie Adriance
Professional Development Coordinator
University of Louisville

Ashley Gei
Graduate Student Representative
Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Dr. Fred Rhodes
Faculty Representative
Bellarmine University

Kristina Belcher
Eastern Kentucky Regional Representative
Eastern Kentucky University

Tierney Bates
Northern Kentucky Regional Representative
University of Louisville

Olivia Feldkamp
Central Kentucky Regional Representative
University of Louisville

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Harold Adams Award Nominations Requested

haroldadamsThe Harold Adams Award Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2016 Harold Adams Award for a current University of Louisville faculty or staff member that has demonstrated extraordinary achievement and distinction fostering the spirit of Harold Adams by enhancing the quality of Student Life at the University of Louisville.

The Harold Adams Award is a memorial tribute to Harold “Butch” Adams, a 1963 UofL graduate and former Assistant VP for Student Life.

Created in 1989 along with the endowed Harold Adams Scholarship, the award  serves as a tribute to Harold’s commitment to students and a vibrant campus life.

Award nominations are solicited each year to identify  individuals who best meet the qualities and spirit  demonstrated by Harold Adams.

Nominations for this year’s award are due by April 5, 2016.

Nomination Form

Objective

This award recognizes a faculty or staff member that excels on contributing to a diverse and vibrant student life experience on campus through a unique commitment to students through their attitudes, behaviors and extraordinary involvement in the lives of students.

Criteria

Nominations should address how the nominee has demonstrated an extraordinary achievement in service to student life through one or more of the following:

  • Accomplishments, leadership and service in an effort to promote and motivate others towards the enrichment of student life.
  • Activities, programs, or services for creating a supportive climate for a vibrant campus experience.
  • Achievement in recruiting, mentoring, and retaining student involvement.

Eligibility

Award nominees from all campuses must be a current University of Louisville faculty or staff member that has implemented programs, activities or events that has made a significant difference in the University environment.

Award

The award recipient will formally receive the award at the Student Life Excellence Awards ceremony in April

See a list of previous winners

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Divisional Staff Meeting February 25

Someone at the Divisional staff meeting could go home with a fitbit, a Roku Streaming Stick or a Bluetooth Water Resistant Speaker

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Sports Center Moment at Intramural Basketball Game

Check out this final shot!

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