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  • Monday, March 21, 2011

    It is also the start of the community Eat Well Live Well Challenge so get those pedometers clipped on and let’s go…

    We will be kick starting our Better Me Series again with a couple more Inspirational Stories to share as well as some information you may not know about The Student Life Center (SLC) and the future plans for the Better Me program.

     Below is some (vetted) information I received about the various places on campus to walk

    One Mile =

    8.5 laps in the Ice Arena

  • Friday, March 11, 2011

    That’s the question I asked Steve Schwab 6 years ago. Steve was the corporate relations director at that point, he was my peer in development and a Staff Council member. He said that I would have the chance to meet many people at RIT I would never come across in my day-to-day job and I would get a great view of what is going on at RIT. I trusted Steve so I went for it and he was right. I have met really great people from departments I did not know existed: First Year Enrichment, Building Services, Risk Management – who knew?

  • Monday, March 7, 2011

    Staff Council is now accepting nominations for the 2011 Staff Recognition Awards. These awards recognize individual staff members and/or teams of co-workers who have had a major impact on the university; who have excelled in the performance of their duties, promoted team work and inspired excellence in other members of the RIT community; staff members who personify RIT’s Core Values: 

  • Tuesday, February 8, 2011

    Upcoming FY11 Guests

    2/10                 Lee Twyman               Ombuds Office – “Never the Wrong Place To Go”

    2/24                 Lynn Rowoth               United Way Kick-off

                            Barb Giordano              United Way Kick-off

                            Char Ipacs                   United Way Kick-off      

    4/14                  Dr. Destler                  Discussion with the President

    4/28                 Don Gleason                Student Affairs Assessment & Research  

  • Monday, January 31, 2011

    As I walked around campus the other day, the wind grabbed me with a freezing hand.  I needed something to warm me up.  I needed something to comfort my chilled bones.  I needed soup.  I immediately changed direction and headed toward the SAU.  I knew that Nathan’s Soup and Salad would welcome me with a variety of hot soups and tasty breads.