Staff Senate

Upcoming Events

Professional Development Opportunities

MS ACCESS Training
Feb. 23rd – Forest Grove Campus – Marsh LL12 – Noon -1 p.m.
Feb. 25th – Hillsboro Campus – ITF132 – Noon -1 p.m. (bring your own laptop with MS ACCESS loaded as there are no computer labs).

Reminder – Bring your own lunch!

CPR Training - Coming soon!
 

Interest Groups

Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse (& other hazards)
Thursday, 3/17/16
Noon - 1 p.m.
Scott Hall 217, Forest Grove

Description: Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse today could save your life tomorrow!  Come join us for a brown bag discussion about preparing yourself and your family for a wide range of hazards that could befall us.  (The ZA may or may not be the most likely scenario.)  Please RSVP to peter.morgan@pacificu.edu.

Preparing Your Gear: Emergency Kits, Go Bags, Survival Gear
Thursday, 3/31/16
Noon - 1 p.m.
Scott Hall 217, Forest Grove

Description: Bug Out Bags. Go Bags. Survival Gear. Emergency Kits. They are called many things but there are common elements that we should all have on hand.  Come join us for a brown bag discussion of the gear and supplies you might want to have on hand ...just in case.  Please RSVP to peter.morgan@pacificu.edu.

Personal Preparedness Basics
Wednesday, 4/13/16
Noon - 1 p.m.
Creighton Hall 502, Hillsboro

Description: Come join us for a brown bag discussion about some hazards (like a cascadia earthquake or the zombie apocalypse!) that could impact us and how we can prepare now to reduce the disruption to our lives.  We will discuss some specific hazards & vulnerabilities, emergency plans you can make, and kits you can build or buy. Please RSVP to peter.morgan@pacificu.edu.

Preparedness Lunches
Wednesdays, Noon - 1 p.m.
Scott Hall, 219

This informal special interest group will meet weekly. Topics available by email. Contact peter.morgan@pacificu.edu for more information..

 

Health & Wellness Opportunities

ZUMBA! Open to all staff, faculty and students
Tuesdays & Thursdays (Starting Sept. 29)
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Milky Way
Questions? Contact Angela Moberg, Director of Recreation and Intramurals

Evening Yoga
*Bring your own mat. Instructor: Wynne Lobel
Mondays & Wednesdays
8:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Cascade Hall - Fireside Lobby

Noon Basketball (Drop-in play)
Fridays
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Stoller Main Gym

Fitness Center Hours (Stoller)
Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. - 12 a.m. (midnight)
Friday, 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. - 10 p.m.
 

Questions? Contact Angela Moberg, Director of Recreation and Intramurals

Boxer Boost - Monthly Snack Breaks for Staff!

Join us for Boxer Boost sponsored by Aramark and Staff Senate. Usually on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Connect with fellow staff members for a snack and coffee break and meet your Staff Senate members. Locations vary so check schedule.
 

Date Time Forest Grove Location Hillsboro Location
10/22/15 3 - 4 p.m. Boxer Pause, Washburne Hall HPC2 Atrium
11/19/15 3 - 4 p.m. Boxer Pause, Washburne Hall HPC2 Atrium
12/17/15 3 - 4 p.m. Boxer Pause, Washburne Hall Creighton Hall, 502
1/21/16 3 - 4 p.m. MPR, Washburne Hall Creighton Hall, 502
2/18/16 3 - 4 p.m. Boxer Pause, Washburne Hall Creighton Hall, 502
3/17/16 3 - 4 p.m. Boxer Pause, Washburne Hall Creighton Hall, 502
4/21/16 3 - 4 p.m. Boxer Pause, Washburne Hall Creighton Hall, 502

 

Resources

Skillbuilder Sessions | The Staff Senate Professional Development Committee has been hard at work organizing Skillbuilder Sessions. These sessions are opportunities for all staff to learn more about tools to make your work life easier. Our goal is that you walk away from each Skillbuilder Session with at least one practical, usable skill to add to your toolbox. Please click "Suggestion Box" above if you have ideas for future Skillbuilders.

January 2012 Vault Training

September 2012 Excel Training

Interested in hosting your own Staff Senate Skillbuilder? Complete a Request for Proposal, telling us about the Skill Builder you would like to present. For more details, contact staffsenate@pacificu.edu.

We look forward to learning from you! 

 

Send Your Suggestions to the Staff Senate

The Staff Senate serves as the official representative body of the University staff community by actively participating in campus governance.  The Staff Senate shall foster a spirit of unity and cooperation, providing representation of non-faculty personnel in coordination with the faculty and student governing bodies.  The Staff Senate shall also provide a forum for the exchange of information between members of the staff, administration, faculty and students.

— from the University Handbook

Staff Senate exists to serve you.  We care about the quality of your life relative to campus and the larger global community.  We are committed to openness, collaboration and inclusiveness.  Any issues or concerns you have are welcomed by the Staff Senate.  Email us any time at staffsenate@pacificu.edu.

Staff Senate Year in Review

Summary of 2013-2014 Staff Senate Activities (pdf on vault)
Summary of 2012-2013 Staff Senate Activities (pdf on vault)
Summary of 2011-2012 Staff Senate Activities (pdf on vault)
Summary of 2010-2011 Staff Senate Activities (pdf on vault)
Summary of 2008-2009 Staff Senate Activities (pdf on vault)