June 21: Vol. 22, No. 48-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

From important university news announcements to featured event listings, you'll find information here to help you stay informed. The Internal Communications team produces a weekly newsletter, called "The 8.5 x 11 News," which is published online and distributed every Thursday by email. To subscribe to the weekly e-newsletter, visit the subscription form. To find information from the past year, use the navigation index on the left to explore. If you have news of campus interest — an announcement, event, new video or new research endeavor — please pass it on to Internal Communications. Contact Bruce at bg02@andrew.cmu.edu or Heidi at opdyke@andrew.cmu.edu.

June 21: Vol. 22, No. 48

Thursday, June 21, 2012

CMU Partners To Help Improve Job Training

SolisCarnegie Mellon is known for creating companies and creating jobs. Now, it's helping to train skilled workers to fill those jobs.

U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis acknowledged that fact when she came to Carnegie Mellon last Thursday, June 14, to announce more than $147 million in grants to develop and expand innovative strategies to help unemployed Americans return to work.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Ticket Sales Begin June 26 for Kennywood Picnic

KennywoodEmployees can purchase one ticket ($37.99 value) for $10 (valid only on July 7) and four additional tickets for $15 each. Additional tickets (limit 5) can be purchased for $20 each.  Tickets must be purchased with cash only and employees must present their own CMU ID. MORE
Thursday, June 21, 2012

News Briefs

This week's news briefs include: University Store closed for inventory; access to Warner Hall lot restricted Saturday; discounted Urban Active gym memberships; free software online training; work on the walkway behind Gates; concrete repairs along Forbes and the East/West Walkway; Weight Watchers at Carnegie Mellon; Andy Award nominations are due by July 10; and participants are wanted for a 3-D facial study at Pitt. MORE
Thursday, June 21, 2012

Personal Mention

This week's notables are: Marsha Lovett; Chester Spatt; Donald Jones and Dennis Ciccone; Paul Fischbeck; Library staff members Justin Wagurak, Charlotte Trexler, Kara Kreger, Ona Taylor, Aimee DeLuca, Svetlan Kirkov, Jon McIntire, Andrew Perlman, Diane Covington, Denise Novak, Larry Stanley, Martin Aurand and Terry Hurlbert; Cheemeng Tan; Reza Vali; Daniel Teadt; Jennifer Aylmer; Aamir Masood; and Laura Chen, Courtney Chin, Katie Cecil, Duke Miller and Will Duncan. MORE