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REGENTS APPROVE PAY RAISES

THE POWER OF A HEALTHY WOMAN SYMPOSIUM’ SLATED SEPT. 20

NEWSBRIEFS

UPDATE ON TWU PEOPLE

THE NEXT TWO WEEKS AT TWU: September 1-14, 2008

 

Volume 30, Number 18, September 1-14, 2008

 

REGENTS APPROVE PAY RAISES

The TWU Board of Regents during its Aug. 22 board meeting approved the 2008-2009 budget, which includes salary increases for faculty and staff.  

Faculty receiving an evaluation of “meets expectations” or better will receive a 2 percent salary increase.  A salary increase of 2 percent was approved for all staff, with the exception of employees hired on or after June 1, 2008.  These employees are not eligible for this increase.  

Pay increases will be reflected in the Oct. 1, 2008 paychecks.

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‘THE POWER OF A HEALTHY WOMAN SYMPOSIUM’ SLATED SEPT. 20

Providing tools that incorporate wellness strategies into daily life is the focus of an upcoming symposium at Texas Woman’s University. Adult women are encouraged to attend and bring their mothers, sisters and high school age daughters (juniors and seniors) to the half-day event that shines the spotlight on women’s health.

“The Power of a Healthy Woman Symposium” will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 in room 202 of the Classroom and Faculty Office Building (CFO).  Registration is $10, or $15 for two participants from the same household.  Space is limited and the registration deadline is Friday, Sept 12.  For more information, go to www.twu.edu/lifelong and click on “Continuing Education.”

Major sponsorship for the symposium is provided by The Foundation for Exxcellence in Women’s Healthcare.  Other sponsors include the TWU Institute for Women’s Health, the TWU Leadership Institute, Cadbury Schweppes, the Denton Regional Medical Foundation, the Dr Pepper Company, the Denton County Medical Society Alliance, Solis and AgriLIFE Extension-Denton County.

TWU alumna Deborah Kern, Ph.D., is the keynote speaker for the workshop.  Formerly executive director of Lifestyle Enrichment at the prestigious Lake Austin Spa Resort, Dr. Kern is an internationally acclaimed speaker on women’s health and has served on advisory boards to the National Speaking of Women’s Health Foundation and National Wellness Association.  She is the author of “Everyday Wellness for Women” and co-author of “Create the Body Your Soul Desires: The Friendship Solution to Weight, Energy and Sexuality.”  Dr. Kern studied nursing at Vanderbilt University, received her bachelor’s and MBA degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and obtained her doctorate in health studies from TWU.

Featured speakers include: Eve Essery, Ph.D., a TWU alumna, who is currently a fellow with the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in Washington, D.C.; Laci Jones, J.D., part of the national practice of Wealth Management Consulting at Bank of America; Salman Malik, M.D., a Denton cardiologist and medical director for the TWU Institute for Women’s Health; Charlotte (Barney) Sanborn, Ph.D., chair of the TWU department of kinesiology; and Janelle Walker, MBA, the market director for Premier Banking and Investments for Bank of America Global Wealth and Investment Management.

For a complete schedule of speakers and topics, download a copy of “The Power of A Healthy Woman Symposium” brochure at www.twu.edu/o-ll/HW%20Brochure.pdf .

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NEWSBRIEFS

Information and news about activities, programs or TWU people may be sent to the Office of Marketing and Communication through campus mail or by e-mail to info@twu.edu. The deadline to receive information is the first and third Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. for the following week. Student information for the “People” section is not published unless it is submitted by or in conjunction with a faculty member and that faculty member’s related activities.

The TWU Department of Reading will offer free reading tutoring this fall.  Denton faculty and staff have the first opportunity to fill up available slots with elementary-age children of family or friends before this opportunity is made available to the community.  Tutoring sessions will be held Wednesday evenings from Sept. 17-Nov. 19 in MCL 916.  A detailed schedule will be provided for participants.  For an application or more information, contact Dr. Cynthia Rodriguez at crodriguez@mail.twu.edu.

The University Club of Denton, a social group of TWU staff and faculty members, will hold a “Welcome Back” reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 at the home of John and Marian Knesek, 211 Bob Goodson in Denton.  Light food and beverages will be provided.  Cost is $5 to attend.  Those who join the club and pay the $25 annual membership fee (which covers couples and singles) will not be charged for attending the reception.  New faculty and staff members are invited to be guests at this event.  For more information, contact Reg Rezac at 81-2114 or rrezac@twu.edu.

TWU Fitness and Recreation is offering payroll deductions for a membership to the Fitness Center.  Cost is $18.75 per month for a one-year membership for full-time faculty and staff.  Registration ends Friday, Sept. 5.  For more information, contact Kandi Hoye at 81-2946 or khoye@twu.edu.

 

UPDATE ON TWU PEOPLE

Please submit “People” items (faculty and staff only) to the Office of Marketing and Communication by campus mail or by e-mail to info@twu.edu.  Include first and last names (no initials, please) and appropriate titles (ie. Dr.).

Faisal H Aboul-Enein (nursing-Houston), has published a manuscript titled “Does shisha smoking affect heart rate and blood pressure?” in the internationally peer-reviewed Journal of Public Health.  This paper reflects the international collaboration between nursing and Jordanian pharmacists.

Nino Berticelli has been named full-time coordinator of athletics compliance and academic services for TWU Athletics.

Jeff Bowerman (athletics) has been named assistant athletic director for sports information.  He had worked as the university’s sports information director since October 2006.

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THE NEXT TWO WEEKS AT TWU: SEPTEMBER 1-14, 2008

Mon., Sept. 1            -Labor Day holiday; university closed.
                                   
Tues., Sept. 2            -Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness & Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.
                                    -Immunization Clinic, Houston, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
                                    -Blood Drive Sign-Up, Houston, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., second floor bridge area.  Blood drive scheduled Monday, Sept. 8.
                                    -Lester & Susan (balloon artist & body paint artist), 11 a.m.-3 p.m., second floor outside Student Life Office.
                                    -Pioneers Soccer vs. Texas Wesleyan, 7:30 p.m., away.
                                     
Wed., Sept. 3            -Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness & Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.
                                   
Thur., Sept. 4            -Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fitness & Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.

Fri., Sept. 5            -Library open 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
                                    -Dental Hygiene Symposium, “Women’s Aging Complexities: The Impact on Oral Health Needs,” 8 a.m.-4 p.m., MCL Building.  For more information, visit www.twu.edu/o-ll/dental.htm.
-TWU Tournament: Pioneers Volleyball vs. UT-Permian Basin, 10 a.m., Pioneers vs. Ouchita Baptist, 5 p.m.  Both games home.
                                    -Pioneers Soccer vs. Missouri Western State, 2:30 p.m., away.

Sat., Sept. 6            -Library open 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; bookstore closed; Fitness and Recreation open 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
                                    -TWU Tournament: Pioneers Volleyball vs. Pittsburg State, 12:30 p.m., Pioneers vs. Texas Wesleyan, 6 p.m.  Both games home.
                                               
Sun., Sept. 7            -Library open 2 p.m.-midnight; bookstore closed; Fitness and Recreation open 2-10 p.m.
                                    -Pioneers Soccer vs. Missouri Southern State, 1 p.m., away.

Mon., Sept. 8            -Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness & Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.
                                                           
Tues., Sept. 9            -Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.           

Wed., Sept. 10            -Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.

Thur., Sept. 11            -Library open 7:30 a.m.-midnight; bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-midnight.

Fri., Sept. 12            -Library open 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; bookstore open 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
                                   
Sat., Sept. 13            -Library open 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; bookstore closed; Fitness and Recreation open 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
           
Sun., Sept. 14            -Library open 2 p.m.-midnight; bookstore closed; Fitness and Recreation open 2-10 p.m.


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