- Transylvania Seminar schedule
is the schedule for The Transylvania Seminar, Twenty-first Century Liberal Education: A Contested Concept. The seminar, which is July 23-25, draws faculty from liberal arts colleges across the country.
- Caller ID change
Over the July 4 weekend, IT will switch the phone system so that your individual phone numbers will go out as the caller ID. This change will allow people who you call to easily call you back. If you have your own number and an office number, you can select which line to call out from in order to control the caller ID that is seen. If you have questions, please contact the helpdesk at 3593.
- Beck center closed Friday, reopens Monday
The Beck Center/Fitness Center will be closed Friday. We will reopen Monday at 11:30 a.m. If you have any questions, please contact Loren Bewley
- Bell to be assistant to president for special projects
The Office of the President is pleased to announce that Michael Bell will be staying on at Transylvania as the new assistant to the president for special projects beginning Wednesday. Dr. Bell will be working with the president's office on numerous projects, including Board of Trustee communications and liaison to the Bingham Foundation. His office will be on the third floor of Old Morrison.
- Transylvania expands employee recognition
The Transylvania Recognition Team, formerly the Staff Recognition Team, expanded its focus to include faculty into this recognition of the university's employees. Join us in welcoming professors Christi Hayne and Mike LeVan to the team's leadership. The Transylvania Recognition Team exists to recognize individuals who work tirelessly and often without acclaim for the betterment of the university. Award winners are truly essential pieces of Transylvania University. For more information, contact Aaron Roberts
- Change in how to transfer calls
A recent phone system update has changed how you blind transfer a call to someone else. Look for the Blind soft key after pressing the Forward button. See our online phone help guide here
for more information.
- Top of Old Morrison Circle blocked this week
Eight spaces at the top of Old Morrison Circle are blocked this week so workers can set up for the July 3 Patriotic Concert.
- Camps this week
This week we welcome volleyball coach Kyle Walton's volleyball day camp, which will run June 29 to July 1; and our last week of swimmers will take lessons from Kyle Dunaway.
- Give Back Day reminder
The end of our current fiscal year (FY15) is quickly approaching! Please consider making a gift before midnight on Tuesday, June 30. There are many ways to give; click here
for more information. Thank you!
- Two new employees starting in July
Hannah Piechowski, who will be the assistant director of residence life, will start July 6; and Angie Rice, who has been hired as the events and marketing coordinator, will start July 20.
- #TransyBuilds website and video update
Keep up with the latest news surrounding #TransyBuilds on this new website
. And watch the first video
of this major building initiative transforming our campus.
- Beck Center morning hours change
Beginning Wednesday, the Beck Center morning hours will shift slightly to 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This change was made at the request of multiple people who have consistently used the facility during the morning/lunch shift. If you have any questions, please contact Kyle Dunaway
- June 2015 issue of TransE-Mail for Alumni
To see the June 2015 issue of TransE-Mail, the e-newsletter sent to over 6,000 alumni, click here. If you would like to be added to the recipient list for future issues, please contact Natasa Mongiardo, director of alumni relations, at email@example.com. View the email
- The Tin Can returns
Our favorite barista and her cute tin can coffee shop has returned to campus for the summer. Rachel will be in Old Morrison Circle, near the Glenn Building on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 11 a.m. For more information, contact Marc Mathews
- Beck Center summer hours
To clarify, Beck Center hours for the summer are: Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m. We will not be open Saturday or Sunday until August term begins. If there are any questions, please contact Kyle Dunaway
- Long-term summer bike loans
A limited number of bikes are available for long-term loan over the summer. This year, bikes must be looked over by the summer shop mechanic every three weeks to ensure proper care and maintenance. Contact Angela Poe
or Sam Crankshaw
- Alumni Plaza construction
Haupt Plaza's transformation into Alumni Plaza
is underway. The H zone parking lot behind Little Theater will be a staging area and the entrance for equipment to the plaza. The plaza, which will open in September, will be closed during construction. For more information, contact Charles Weber.
- Offices to close at 4:30 p.m. on select Fridays during summer
As in recent years, university offices will close at 4:30 on select Friday afternoons during the summer. They are: May 29; June 5, 12, 19 and 26; and July 10, 17, 24 and 31. You can find information about early office and holiday closures on the university events calendar. For more information, contact Jeff Mudrak
- Division of Fine Arts 2015-16 programming
The Division of Fine Arts has now calendared all the 2015-16 fine arts programming and reserved appropriate spaces essential to course work and program performances/productions in MFA and Little. The campus community is now encouraged to contact Sue Garrison at 8266 or firstname.lastname@example.org
to reserve spaces for fall, winter and May term events. This includes Haggin, Carrick and Little. On April 15, this invitation will be extended to the Lexington community.