- Old Morrison Circle closed Sept. 1
Old Morrison Circle will be closed the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 1, while D&D Machinery movers deliver a large piece of equipment to the Brown Science building. They anticipate being done by 11 a.m. Once the delivery is made, the lot will re-open. Sorry for any inconvenience.
- Welcome, new employees
Two new housekeepers, Antoinette Bernard and Germaine Wiley, started Monday. Also, two admissions counselors, Clay Fedde and Alexandra McConnell, will start early next month. And Jason Cooper, technical services coordinator, will start on Sept. 21.
- 2016-17 Fulbright Awards for post-graduate English Teaching Assistantships or research
Seniors interested in applying for 2016-17 Fulbright awards should contact Kathy Simon
in the study abroad office (233-8124) before Aug. 31. Consult the Fulbright website
to learn about the different types of Fulbright awards, and to see the opportunities offered by participating countries.
- 2016-17 international and national fellowships and scholarships
Information and applications for a number of international and national scholarships and fellowships are available from designated faculty representatives and program websites. Go here
for more information.
- Bike loan program for Transy community
Transy Bikes! loan program bikes are now available to all students, faculty and staff. Bikes can be checked out for a day in the Campus Center. If you need one for more time, you can check one out for a week through the bike shop during open hours or by scheduling an appointment with Samuel Crankshaw
- Basketball camps on 'no school' days
Transylvania women's basketball will have youth day camps on Fayette County's "no school" days, the first being Friday. More info is here
, and register here
. The camps are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Beck for boys and girls in grades 1-5. They cost $40, and faculty and staff discounts are available. (Use the code, TRANSY15 at checkout.) Bring a packed lunch and a water bottle.
- Spirit Week from Aug. 31 through Sept. 3
Spirit Week will be Aug. 31 through Sept. 3. First-year students, stop by the accounting office (Spirit Week sponsor) in Old Morrison, Room 100, for your chance to win priority registration for winter term or priority room selection for the 2016-17 academic year! Refreshments will be provided daily from 3 to 4 p.m. See what to wear here
- New Campus Center mini-store
Check out our new convenience mini-store, THE SHOP, at the Campus Center this week! THE SHOP will be open 5-11 nightly during August term and offers snacks, drinks, candy, batteries, toiletries, over-the-counter meds and more! Something you need but we didn't have? Let us know and we'll try to get it! See a Transy shirt you like but need a different size? We'll have it for you the next day! THE SHOP is hosted by the Transy Bookstore and your Campus Center. We hope you like it! For more information, contact Diane Fout
- Library open
Yes! The library is open! We are finishing construction of half of the main floor. Until the construction tape is taken down, you can come in through the doors on the porch by the columns. Check out our hours here
- August term dining hours
August term dining hours Monday through Friday are: breakfast 7:30-9 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; and dinner 5-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday hours are: brunch 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and dinner 5-7 p.m.
- Subscribe to T-Alert
This is a reminder that if you subscribe to the T-Alert emergency alert system by using the sign-up page at http://talert.transy.edu
, these entries are purged at the start of each semester and you have to sign up again. If you are a faculty or staff member and want to permanently sign up, please do so via the form under your TNet account. For more information, contact Jason Whitaker
- Add money to Crimson Card on new website
We have a new website to add money to your Crimson Card. Please go here
or download the CBORD GET mobile app to your cell phone. You also can add money by cash or check in the Crimson Card Office, Old Morrison, Room 108. If you have any questions, please contact Shawn Singleton at 233-8154.
- Beck Center August term hours
The Beck Center's August term hours are: Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 1-4 p.m.; and Sunday, 2-7 p.m. We are experimenting with extended hours for Sundays as requested by students, and we are reducing Friday evening hours by one hour. Any questions can be directed to Kyle Dunaway at 8183.
- New Transy Bikes! website
Transy Bikes! now has a website
. Check it out to view the calendar, services, blog and more. Questions? Contact manager Samuel Crankshaw
- Host info table at Student Involvement Fair
Student Involvement and Leadership invites campus offices and academic divisions to host an information table at our annual Student Involvement Fair. The Fair will be Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. behind Old Morrison (rain location Campus Center Gym). Showcasing information related to your area would be great for our students. The group with the best decorated table will win a prize. Register here
by Aug. 24. Contact Aaron Roberts at 3501 if you have questions.
- Transylvania seeks full-time counselor/case manager
Transylvania is seeking a full-time counselor/case manager to provide direct clinical and counseling services to students with emotional, relationship, interpersonal, health and/or academic issues through assessment, intake, individual therapy and psycho-education. The qualifications for this position require at least a master's degree plus two years experience in the field of social work, psychology, counseling or a related mental health field. The candidate must hold a current license in his or her area from the state licensing board. Experience in working with college students is preferred, but not required. To apply, send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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.