— July 14, 2008—
- Annual Support Staff Appreciation Luncheon is next week
- McNair Undergraduate Research to be presented
- McCarthy Named VP at John Carroll
- Department of Performing Arts announces 2008-09 theatre season
- Deadline to order library cookbook extended to Friday
- GROW class on team effectiveness rescheduled
- Registration open for Brigg’s & Al’s Run & Walk
- Spirit Shop holding final summer sale
- Marquette Interchange highlights for the week of July 14
1. Annual Support Staff Appreciation Luncheon is next week
All employees classified as “staff” are invited to the Annual Support Staff Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, July 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballroom. No RSVP is needed.
2. McNair Undergraduate Research to be presented
Undergraduate students participating in the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program this summer will present their research at the 18th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium this week. Poster presentations will be Wednesday, July 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. in AMU 227. Oral presentations will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 24, throughout Cudahy Hall.
Limited seating is also available for a luncheon Thursday at 12:30 p.m. Dr. Davarian L. Baldwin, associate professor of history and African diaspora studies at Boston College and an alumnus of Marquette’s McNair Program, will speak at the luncheon.
For more information, contact the McNair Scholars Program at 8-1771.
3. McCarthy Named VP at John Carroll
Dr. Mark McCarthy, assistant vice president for student affairs and dean of student development, has accepted a new position as vice president for student affairs at John Carroll University in Cleveland.
McCarthy began his career at Marquette in 1982 as assistant dean of students — orientation and student programs. He was named dean of student development in 1994 and assistant vice president in 2000. He received his Ph.D. from Marquette in 1993 in educational policy and leadership and subsequently served as an adjunct assistant professor in the College of Education, teaching in the master’s program for college student personnel. He co-chaired the university’s Task Force on Diversity Initiatives, led assessment efforts for the Division of Student Affairs and served on the University Assessment Committee and Board of Undergraduate Studies. He was also active in Marquette’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. In 2005 McCarthy received the Ignatian Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Jesuit Student Affairs Work from the Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators.
The campus is invited to join in a farewell to McCarthy on Tuesday, July 29, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Lunda Room/Henke Lounge of the AMU. RSVP to special events at 8-7431 or via e-mail.
4. Department of Performing Arts announces 2008-09 theatre season
The Department of Performing Arts has announced its 2008-09 theatre season, beginning with Moon Over Buffalo Sept. 25 to Oct. 5. Additional performances will include The Cherry Orchard, The BFG, Heidi Chronicles, Spitfire Grill, and student-driven senior capstone projects.
5. Deadline to order library cookbook extended to Friday
Stir the Pot, a cookbook developed by the Raynor Memorial Libraries’ Secret Chef Society, may be ordered until July 18. The book contains more than 100 appetizer, soup, stew, main course and dessert recipes. Cost is $15 for one copy, $25 for two copies and $12.50 per copy when purchasing three or more books.
The Secret Chef Society consists of voluntary library staff members who prepare all-staff luncheons to benefit local charities. In honor of the 75th anniversary of the Catholic Worker Movement, proceeds from Stir the Pot will benefit Casa Maria, Milwaukee’s Catholic Worker House.
For more information or to place an order, contact Molly Larkin, information services assistant at Raynor Memorial Libraries, at 8-7599.
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6. GROW class on team effectiveness rescheduled
The GROW with Marquette class “Teams: Concepts and Techniques to Enhance Effectiveness” has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Library, Beaumier Suite A. Participants will examine the difference between groups and teams, explore factors that contribute to team effectiveness, learn about stages of team development and discuss techniques to aid in the development of high-performance teams.
The session will be presented by Dr. Carolyn Kelly Ottman, associate professor of business at the Milwaukee School of Engineering Rader School of Business and an independent executive leadership and team consultant.
Register with Human Resources at 8-7305. Participation is limited.
7. Registration open for Brigg’s & Al’s Run & Walk
The 31st annual Brigg’s & Al’s Run & Walk for Children’s Hospital will be held Saturday, Sept. 20. To join the general Marquette team or other Marquette teams for the three- or five-mile run/walk, register online. Search “MU” and use the password “gomarquette.”
For more information, call 8-3265 or visit the Administration Office, AMU 213, or e-mail Annette Conrad or Linda Lee.
To volunteer before, during or after the race, contact Ali Myszewski at 8-3129.
8. Spirit Shop holding final summer sale
The Marquette Spirit Shop is holding its final summer sale through July 19. Already-reduced clearance merchandise is an additional 50 percent off. All greeting cards are on sale for 25 cents each.
9. Marquette Interchange highlights for the week of July 14
• There will be various interchange and exit and entrance ramps closures for the next two weeks at night, during the day and weekends. For the most current information on closures, visit the Marquette Interchange update Web site.
• 11th Street between Wisconsin Avenue and Tory Hill and Lot-J is open. Access to the east (left turn) is closed until at least Aug. 1. Access to the west (right turn) will remain open.
• Eastbound Clybourn is detoured at 16th Street. Eastbound Clybourn/Tory Hill between 13th and 10th streets is closed. Although 11th Street between Wisconsin and Tory Hill is open, only right turns are available at Tory Hill until at least Aug. 1. Westbound Clybourn/Tory Hill from 10th to 11th streets will remain closed until at least Aug. 1.
For more information, visit the Marquette Interchange update Web site.
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