Staff Council is an advisory body to the administration on issues and decisions which impact the university. Representatives communicate to staff and act as a conduit providing their feedback and insights on university issues. Staff Council initiates policy proposals/revisions, and raises issues for university consideration. Read More »
Next Staff Council Meeting
Thursday, December 15, 2016
2 – 4 pm
1829 Room, SAU
November 22, 2016 at 4:19pm
Are you or a family member at risk for diabetes or battling diabetes? The classes below address many of the lifestyle factors that help reduce your risk for diabetes or improve your blood sugar control.
What: Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Management
Where: Global Village 400-2290 Conference Room
• Nov. 29 from noon- 1 p.m.— Diabetes 101
• Nov. 30 from 5-6 p.m.— Diabetes 101
• Dec. 6 from12-1 p.m.— Meal Planning
• Dec. 7 from 5-6 p.m.— Meal Planning
• Dec. 14 from 12-1 and 5-6 p.m.— Pattern Management
• Jan. 25, time TBD— 16 week CDC Prediabetes Program
Visit the Better Me website for a description of each class and to register.
Pedestrian safety task force
President Destler formed the Pedestrian Safety Task Force as a result of Staff Council constituent concerns regarding use of bikes and longboards on the Quarter Mile.
Accelerated implementation of smoking policy
Staff Council worked with other governance groups including Academic Senate and Student Government to eliminate the 3-year waiting period for implementation proposed in the revised version of C 16.0 Tobacco-Restricted University Policy.
Raman Bhalla, producer; Megan Bastian, designer; Gage LaFleur, web developer; and Sue Weisler and Elizabeth Lamark, photographers, produced two RIT projects that were selected by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts to receive 2016 Silver W3 Awards. Rochester Regional Health & RIT Alliance website won for visual appeal and the RIT Production Services website won for self-promotion.
Megan Fritts, an Academic Advisor in the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, won the inaugural Provost’s Excellence in Academic Advising award.
Tracy Miller, Sr. Coordinator of Financial Services in the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, won the College’s 2016 Staff Excellence Award.