October 25, 1999
Donations sought for annual Women at Work Retreat Craft Fair
The Annual Women at Work Retreat Craft Fair will be held this year on December 1 and 2. Fair organizers are calling on all artists and craftspersons to donate to this wonderful event, which supports the Women at Work Retreat scholarship fund. Jewelry, woodwork, ceramics, photos, clothing, candles, pictures, soaps, cards, holiday ornaments, and decorations have been donated in the past. All items should be turned in by November 29. To donate crafts or for more information, contact Connie Croker at (831) 459-2713.
Get help planning your conference or meeting
The Conference and Summer Housing Office is offering increased year-round support for faculty and staff who are planning a conference, meeting, or symposium on campus. These services range from scheduling meeting rooms, to maintaining a database of participants, to managing the event's budget. For more information, call (831) 459-4429 or go to the Conference and Summer Housing Office Web site.
Community service survey
Chancellor Greenwood has asked faculty and staff to complete a survey of their community service activities and indicate those volunteer activities they would be interested in performing in the future. (Full text of chancellor's message) The survey may be filled out online (survey online), or you may request a paper form by contacting Carolyn Boyd at firstname.lastname@example.org or (831) 459-5500.
Staff Advisory Board elections under way
The Staff Advisory Board (SAB) is holding elections for five positions on the
board. The candidates are Kate Brovarney, Stephen Hauskins, Nikki Howe, Marie Marler,
Gwendolyn Mathieu, Karleen Meaker, Janelle Taylor, and Nancy Woodling. Ballots have
been delivered to campus mail rooms. To request a ballot or for more information,
call (831) 459-3371 or e-mail email@example.com. edu.
Flu shots available
Flu shots are now available at the Cowell Student Health Center on a drop-in basis on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 9 to 10 a.m., and on Wednesdays from 9 to 11 a.m. The shots are given in Room 152 of the Health Center. The cost is $10. (More information)
Public hearing on the Supplemental EIR for Colleges Nine and Ten Residence Halls and Dining Hall
A Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) has been prepared for the Colleges Nine and Ten Residence Halls and Dining Hall project. A Public Hearing will be held on November 8 between 6 and 8 p.m. at the Barn Theater. At this meeting, campus planners will provide a description of the project and its environmental effects, and members of the public will be invited to give oral comments on the Draft SEIR for the project. Call Christine Aldecoa at (831) 459-4407 for additional information or to request accommodations for persons with disabilities.
The proposed project is the construction of six residence
halls (approximately 124,200 assignable square feet) and a dining hall (approximately
31,500 asf) on the Colleges Nine and Ten site north of McLaughlin Drive in the central
UCSC campus. The residence halls would provide bed spaces for approximately 807 students.
The dining hall building would house dining hall facilities for the residence halls
and also a University Center, with a lounge, dining hall, kitchen, and conference