Reconnect as a Community Outside the Office at University Faculty, Staff Gala
Throw on a tux or leave it at home. No need for a Donna Karan gown, unless it's gathering dust. Business or after-five attire -- or in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, something stunningly green -- is A-list for the Faculty-Staff Scholarship Gala on Saturday, March 17 in Thwing Center ballroom. Whatever the getup, come out to meet, mix and reconnect with colleagues from across campus in a festive setting from 8 p.m. to midnight. Live music by the Echoes plus dessert buffet and cash bar. Single staff tickets are $10 and $15 per couple; single faculty tickets are $20 and $30 per couple. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Cleveland Scholarship Program and the university's Staff Educational Enhancement Fund. The gala is sponsored by the Office of the President, Office of the Provost, Staff Advisory Council and Women's Faculty Club, among others. Please register if you plan to attend. Unable to attend? Make a donation.
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Thursday, March 29 is the annual Women’s Health and Fitness Fair to be held at Veale Center. Hi-Tech Health, Inc. will provide two important preventative health tests from 9 a.m. to noon for women students, staff and faculty. Sign up by Tuesday, February 27 to receive cholesterol testing and bone density testing free or at a reduced cost. Send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 216.368.0985 to register or for more details.
1-2-1 Fitness Center will have a six-week prenatal yoga class open to women in all trimesters of pregnancy. Class meets Sundays beginning February 25. Call 368-1121 or e-mail to email@example.com to register and for more information.
The Skin Study Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center is looking for qualified patients to participate in a research study about the cause of psoriasis. Call 216-844-7834 for details.
For Faculty & Staff
Present a workshop, host an event or plan a forum for the Spring SatCo set for Saturday, April 14, and Sunday, April 15. Program proposals are due March 1. Visit http://studentaffairs.case.edu/programs/satco/ for details.
The women faculty of the School of Medicine presents Susan Hinze, associate professor of sociology and faculty member of the Women's Studies Program, who will talk on "Glass Ceilings, Sticky Floors and Maternal Walls: Navigating Medicine, Gender and the Life Course." Session will be from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, February 23 in the Wolstein Building, Room 1403.
Register this week from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Nord Hall for Phi Mu Fraternity's first Hoopapaluza, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament to benefit Rainbows Babies & Children's Hospital and the Children's Miracle Network. Tipoff is at 1 p.m. March 4 in Adelbert gym. Send e-mail to Magda Marcel at Hoopapaluza@gmail.com for details.
Volunteer with the Center for Civic Engagement and Learning with its Alternative Spring Break to assist with Katrina Relief IV. Trip takes place March 10-17. Apply by Monday, February 26 in the center's office in Thwing Center. Details: http://studentaffairs.case.edu/civicengagement/.
The Academic Integrity Board will kickoff Integrity Week festivities on Monday, February 26, with a signing of the integrity banner at 10 a.m. in Nord Hall atrium. For a list of activities and other details about the board, refer to http://studentaffairs.case.edu/office/integrity/. Programs are free and open to all.
For a list of other events and activities on campus and in the community today, refer to http://www.case.edu/webdev/webevent/calendar.htm.