Staff Council News
2018 Divisional ElectionWant to get involved with colleagues from different departments? Consider serving as a Staff Council Representative for your division by nominating yourself or someone else for the upcoming elections. Nomination deadline is 3/16.
Let's Talk About RaceCommunications Co-Chair Vickie Woodhead calls for staff to become comfortable with talking about issues surrounding race and identity.
What Is Staff Council and Why Should I Care?60 elected officials –from all parts of the University –fighting to make a difference in the work lives of staff –striving to create engagement opportunities to build our CMU community. Staff Council serves you, and we can make a difference in your life.
Volunteer to Help the Day of the EventStaff Council is excited to announce the 25th Anniversary of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work at CMU. This year, the event will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018. We are always looking for volunteers to help the day of the event, please contact us if you are interested in volunteering.
Employee Perks & DiscountsSeveral discounts are available through Staff Council to various events and memberships. Many of these are vaild year 'round and some are seasonal. Check them out...
Tuition Benefit Open ForumWednesday, March 21, 12:30 – 1:30 pm. Join Staff Council for an Open Forum on the topic of tuition benefits. If you have specific questions about the tuition benefit that you would like to hear addressed, you can submit them here...
Get to Know Human ResourcesHave you noticed the Human Resources website has a new look. A team of staff members representing each area of HR recently redesigned the site using the university’s new web template. The goal of the redesign was to put the focus on you, the faculty and staff members who rely on the information provided.
Thank you to our 2017 Benefits & Fitness Fair vendor donators!Your contributions help to make our event great!
Weight Watchers at WorkIt’s not too late! Respond by Monday, January 8th! With enough participants, a program start is planned for Wednesday, January 10th at 12:15 PM
Barbara Smith Women's Mentoring ProgramThe Barbara Smith Women’s Mentoring Program (BSWMP) is soliciting mentors and mentees for 2018! All are invited to attend our information session to learn more about the opportunity!
Giving TuesdayGiving Tuesday, a global day of giving, is observed on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. This year, Giving Tuesday is November 28 and Carnegie Mellon University is again turning #givingTuesday into #givingCMUday for a 24-hour day of giving.
113 Pounds of Peanut Butter Donated to the Food BankThe Parking & Transportation Services office collected 113 pounds (1,808 ounces) of peanut butter during their first "Peanut Butter for Citation Payment" campaign in conjunction with Carnegie Mellon University's Staff Council 24th Annual Food Drive.
Peanut Butter Parking Time!
Peanut Butter Parking Time!Parking & Transportation Services is adding an incentive for current permit holders to participate in their "Peanut Butter Parking Time" campaign.
Food DriveThis year marks the 1st year that CMU's Food Drive will run concurrently with the University of Pittsburgh’s Food Drive, sponsored by Pitt’s Staff Council. Both drives benefit the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
Better by Change, Not by Chance: A Message from the Chair
Better by Change, Not by Chance: A Message from the ChairRemarks on the presidential search and staff’s commitment to the university
Supervisor Challenge Program
Supervisor Challenge ProgramA six-part professional development series on becoming a more effective supervisor and leader—going beyond the ‘how’ to the ‘why’
At the Intersection: Professional Staff and LGBTQ+ Identity
At the Intersection: Professional Staff and LGBTQ+ IdentityReflecting on National LGBTQ+ History Month and Our Place at CMU
Our Progress on Parental Leave
Our Progress on Parental LeaveStaff Council finalized a written proposal that points to a need for a paid parental leave benefit for staff at Carnegie Mellon University
Benefits and Fitness Fair
Benefits and Fitness FairThe annual Benefits and Fitness Fair, co-hosted by Human Resources and Athletics, is held in conjunction with Open Enrollment.
Apply for the "A Day in the Life" Job Shadowing Program
Apply for the "A Day in the Life" Job Shadowing ProgramStaff members across the campus community dedicate themselves each day to supporting Carnegie Mellon’s mission and goals. A shadowing program, called “A Day in the Life,” is launching this October to provide an opportunity for staff to learn about how others are contributing to CMU and for staff to introduce others to their position and department contributions.
Staff Council Dedicates Book in Memory of Deceased Staff
Staff Council Dedicates Book in Memory of Deceased StaffFrank Lloyd Wright: Unpacking the Archive, by Berry Bergdoll and Jennifer Gray, was dedicated to staff who passed away in 2016.
The Andy Awards
The Andy AwardsStaff members whose work has had a significant impact on the university are recognized for their outstanding performance. Here's what you need to know about the 2017 Andy Awards.
Officer Elections and Leadership Transition 2017 - 2018