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April 05, 2012

Staff Council Seeks Nominations for Division Reps

Staff Council LogoNominations for Staff Council Divisional Representatives are being accepted through tomorrow, Friday, April 13. Each division should have two representatives and the list of divisions is available on the Staff Council website. Current staff council reps are listed on the site as well.

To nominate an individual for a two-year term beginning this August, submit his/her name online. Nominees can accept or decline their nomination April 7 through April 13.

Staff Council serves as the voice for staff at Carnegie Mellon through policy advocacy and community involvement, providing an organization that enables staff to realize their full potential and impact their quality of life. The chief purpose of Staff Council is to examine matters related to all staff, and to formulate recommendations to the university administration.

Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day Registration Begins Today

Registration for this year's Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day (Thursday, April 26), sponsored by Staff Council, begins today (April 5) and runs through April 20. The event is for girls and boys between the ages of 9 and 15. “Building Opportunity” is this year's theme and the format has been updated. 

Following the lunch program, sessions will be held at 1:15 and 2:15 p.m.  For the first session, students can choose a “Mind” or “Body” session, featuring "MadScience," a Pittsburgh company specializing in fun educational science programs, and activities with the Athletics Department staff. The second session is a choice of “College Stations” with presenters from CMU's various academic programs. All sessions take place in the University Center.

For more information and to register your child, go to beginning April 5.  Contact Chris Nolin at with questions.

If you’d like to volunteer for the event — for even one hour — please contact Gloria Gruber at Volunteers are needed for the lunch program and session guides.