SUMMER FACULTY: Apply for a Green Teaching Certificate for your summer courses
Did you know that AU’s Green Teaching Program has certified almost 400 AU faculty in the last seven years? If you are looking for ways to be green in your everyday life, consider applying for a Green Teaching Certificate for your summer course(s). It’s not hard – all you have to do is answer a number of questions about what you do to make your courses more sustainable, by saving paper, saving energy, reducing pollution, and being a role model to your students. To submit your application, please visit http://www.american.edu/ctrl/green.cfm.
Sponsor: Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning
CAS proposes a new course in EDU. The proposal for this new course is available for public review and we welcome your comments or questions. Please visit http://www.american.edu/cas/epc/ to read the full details. This proposal will be available for review until 7/1/2015.
CAS proposes a new course in PHILREL. The proposal for this new course is available for public review and we welcome your comments or questions. Please visit http://www.american.edu/cas/epc/ to read the full details. This proposal will be available for review until 7/1/2015.
Summer 2015 Applications for Graduation were due on Monday, June 1. If you have not done so, please apply for graduation as soon as possible. The application for graduation is available under the "Academics" section of the myau.american portal. Please contact the Degree Clearance unit at (202) 885-2252 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
In observance of the 4th of July, Jacobs Fitness Center will be closed July 3rd-4th and will re-open with normal operating hours July 5th. Cassell Fitness Center will be closed July 3rd-5th and reopen July 6th with normal operating hours. Thank you for your understanding.
RSVP for CDI's Creating Inclusive Communities Workshop on July 1
You can now RSVP for CDI's next Creating Inclusive Communities workshop on July 1 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Through this reflective workshop, participants will explore how diversity and inclusion impact us personally and interpersonally. Additionally, participants will develop strategies to incorporate inclusivity into their daily lives.
Make time for physical activity! Join the walking group on Monday, June 29, from 12:05-12:50 p.m. for a walk through campus and the surrounding community. During the first 20 minutes of the walk, a guided discussion on “Overcoming Barriers, Exercise Adherence and Motivation” will be led by Lauren Williams. This complimentary program is open to the entire AU community. Meet in front of the Cassell Fitness Center, rain location is the Cassell Fitness Center Treadmills. To pre-register please email AhealthyU, AhealthyU@american.edu, or Recreational Sports and Fitness via, email@example.com.
Give Us 15 minutes, We'll Give You $50 - Complete an Online Health Assessment
A health assessment is a set of questions to help you understand how you can maintain or improve your health. Complete the confidential health assessment to get a personalized wellness report. The health assessment for full-time faculty and staff is available online now through October 31. All participants will be entered in a drawing for a Fitbit® Flex™, and everyone who completes the assessment by October 31 will receive $50 in EagleBucks, or a $50 credit towards an AU Rec Sports membership. All rewards subject to tax. Visit the link below.
One-on-One Financial Guidance with Fidelity Retirement Accounts – Jun 30 & Jul 21
Meet one-on-one with a Fidelity representative to discuss your unique financial situation and receive guidance to help you maximize your retirement savings as well as plan for other goals. AU offers faculty and staff a great opportunity to save for retirement through the AU retirement plan by matching the first five percent of eligible employee contributions on a two-to-one basis. To schedule an appointment, please call 800-642-7131 or click the link below. For more information about AU’s retirement benefits, visit the 403(b) page on the myBenefits site.
One-on-One Financial Guidance with TIAA-CREF Retirement Accounts – July 1 & 15
Meet one-on-one with a TIAA-CREF representative to discuss your unique financial situation and receive guidance to help you maximize your retirement savings as well as plan for other goals. AU offers faculty and staff a great opportunity to save for retirement through the AU retirement plan by matching the first five percent of eligible employee contributions on a two-to-one basis. To schedule an appointment, please call 800-732-8353. For more information about AU’s retirement benefits, visit the 403(b) page on the myBenefits site.
Professional Development Opportunity: Valuing Diversity and Inclusion
The differences people bring to the workplace can promote tremendous creativity and innovation. Those same differences, however, also can contribute to misunderstandings as you work with others who have different styles and work ethics. This course creates awareness of how to recognize and appreciate differences leading to more options and better problem solving. Join us on July 23 from 1 - 5 p.m. Log in to AsuccessfulU via the portal; go to the Home drop down menu and select “Learning” to register now!
Professional Development Opportunity: Writing Your Self Review
Join WLD on July 21 from 12 - 2 p.m. and learn how to write your self-review with performance based evidence. Log in to AsuccessfulU via the portal; go to the Home drop down menu and select "Learning" to register now!
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In conjunction with the Outliers exhibition, curator J.W. Mahoney invites you to an afternoon poetry reading with poet Fred Pollack. Make an afternoon of it—come at 12:30 for a docent led tour prior to the reading. Light refreshments will be served.
To learn more about Today@AU or to submit an announcement, please visit the myAU portal. Today@AU lists events from the Master Calendar. To learn how to schedule and advertise an event see the Resource 25 informational site.
Second 6-week (D) and Online Learning II (F) sessions begin
Undergraduate transfer fall 2015 semester admission application deadline for students living in the United States
Fall 2015 priority registration ends. Payment due August 1, 2015
Independence Day (observed); no classes, university offices closed