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Osprey Update for Faculty and Staff

 
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Important Message

Effective Immediately: To protect the health and safety of the Osprey community, all faculty, staff, students and anyone else on UNF’s campus must wear a mask in all indoor and outdoor areas at all times. Employees working alone in their offices and students who are alone in a room are the only exceptions at this time.

The use of cloth face coverings can potentially slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus and help people who may have the virus and do not know it from transmitting it to others. It is our shared responsibility to do everything we can to protect our fellow Ospreys, and we appreciate all of your support to protect our community.

For more information on the importance of wearing masks, including proper ways to handle and wear face coverings, please visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines at CDC Face Coverings.

UNF. Better. Stronger.

In accordance with procedures adopted by the Florida Board of Governors and in compliance with BOG regulations, the University is proposing to repeal and replace with new language, the following regulations:

  • 1.0040R Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Diversity (Repeal) (New)
  • 1.0050R Sexual Misconduct (Title IX) Regulation (Repeal) (New)
  • 5.0010R Student Conduct Code (Repeal) (New)

Contact:

Stephanie Howell

showell@unf.edu

(904) 620-1028

Website

Administrative Announcements

In preparation for a new network file sharing system, ITS will remap the O: Drive from Monday, July 6 through Thursday, July 9. Users can confirm with their C-Tech for the specific date that their department will be updated. The following actions will occur as part of this transition:  

  • The O drive will be mapped to the new "Departments" folder 
  • The new “MyUNF” folder on the desktop will contain new shortcuts 

These changes are necessary to accommodate the growing complexity of access permissions required by our faculty and staff. Review O: Drive migration for more information.   

Contact:

ITS Help Desk

helpdesk@unf.edu

(904) 620-4357

Transportation and Parking Services Notices

Beginning Thursday, July 9, all current permit categories for the 2019-20 permit year will be renewed and your current permit number will remain the same for the 2020-21 permit year. Click on Faculty and Staff Parking and refer to "Permit Auto Renewal Instructions" within the "Announcements" section for process completion. During this time while the office is working remotely, email Parking Services at parking@unf.edu for additional assistance. 

Contact:

Parking and Transportation Services

parking@unf.edu

(904) 620-2815

Fall shuttle advertising packages are available through Parking and Transportation Services. To view fall package details and cost updates, visit the website. The deadline to submit artwork is Friday, July 3.

Contact:

Doug Artiga

d.artiga@unf.edu

(904) 620-2377

Academics

Friday, July 10, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

UNF faculty are invited to join the (Brown Bag) Lunch with the Library to learn what types of resources the Library has available to support your curriculum and how to easily incorporate articles, book chapters, artwork, and streaming resources into a course. This series of discussions is held in partnership with the Virtual Faculty Lounge, an initiative of the Office of Faculty Enhancement. Register to attend via Zoom.

Contact:

Stephanie Race

stephanie.race@unf.edu

(904) 620-5177

The Carpenter Library's featured database for July is Guidestar, which allows users to search, compare and analyze millions of nonprofits, filtering by size, revenue, location and more. 

Contact:

Library Acquisitions

lib-acq@unf.edu

(904) 620-5673

Website

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Zoom

Brandi Velasquez Nash, a clinical mental health counseling graduate student, will defend her thesis, "Exploring the Relationship Between Diversity Training and Counselor Competence when Working with Cisgender Men Wearing Makeup." Access via Zoom at https://unf.zoom.us/j/91521833159.

Contact:

Kassie Terrell

k.terrell@unf.edu

Monday, July 20, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Zoom

Clifford Harrell, an educational leadership doctoral student, will defend his dissertation, "Examination of Athletic Academic Support Services of NCAA D-I HBCUs." Access via Zoom at https://unf.zoom.us/j/92151769388.

Contact:

Thomas Higginbotham

thomas.higginbotham@unf.edu

(904) 620-2990

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Zoom

Robert Phillips, a psychology graduate student, will defend his thesis, "The Power of Love: The Role of Sexual Communal Motivations and Relationship Power in Sexual Risk-Taking." Access via Zoom at https://unf.zoom.us/j/96683969624 using password: 170732.

Contact:

Robert Phillips

n01399371@unf.edu

(904) 620-2807

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

The Executive Master of Health Administration graduate program will hold an information session for future students to learn more about the program and opportunities in healthcare leadership. Access via Zoom at https://unf.zoom.us/j/3991141237.

Contact:

Dr. Cynthia Williams

cynthia.white-williams@unf.edu

(904) 620-5247

Website

Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Zoom

Given the realities of social distancing, virtual volunteering has become a popular strategy for providing support to community organizations. In this session, panelists will explore the benefits and pitfalls of virtual volunteering and discuss options for faculty to support community engagement of students. Access via Zoom at https://unf.zoom.us/j/97904277749

Contact:

Dan Richard

unfcares@unf.edu

(904) 620-3545

Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions

Friday, July 10, 2020 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Online

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is designed to prepare you for positions of leadership and take your business education to the next level. This event will allow future MBA students to learn more about the program, including reduced tuition opportunities and test score waivers. Visit the event page to register.

Contact:

Amy Bishop

amy.bishop@unf.edu

(904) 620-2575

Friday, July 10, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Online

Learn more about the Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MSLSCM) program, including reduced tuition opportunities and test score waivers. All majors are welcome to join. Visit the event page to register.

Contact:

Amy Bishop

amy.bishop@unf.edu

(904) 620-2575

Friday, July 10, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Online

The Master of Science in Management (MSM) program builds a bridge to business for recent graduates and working professionals with non-business academic backgrounds. This information session will allow future students to learn more about the program, including reduced tuition opportunities. Visit the event page to register.

Contact:

Amy Bishop

amy.bishop@unf.edu

(904) 620-2575

Diversity Initiatives

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Zoom

Learn about Sandra Bland, Breonna Taylor, Riah Milton, Jasmine Arbery, Bridgett Floyd and the Monterrosa sisters as the Intercultural Center for Peace and Women's Center explore how racial injustice and police brutality have a ripple effect on the BIWOC and transgender communities. Access via Zoom using Meeting ID: 949 5913 9664.

Contact:

Jess Harris

jessica.harris@unf.edu

(904) 620-5515

Facebook Event

The Connections Student Mentoring Program connects UNF students to supportive faculty and staff to enhance their college experience. View the Connections website to learn more and select the "Mentor Application Form" button to fill out the online application to become a Connections mentor.

Contact:

Danyelle Stokes

danyelle.stokes@unf.edu

(904) 620-4218

General Meetings

Friday, July 17, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Zoom

A virtual Faculty and Staff Town Hall meeting will take place to discuss fall reopening and ask questions. Access via Zoom at https://unf.zoom.us/j/97189787021.

Contact:

Marianne Jaffee

mjaffee@unf.edu

(904) 620-2710

Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

A UNF UFF impact bargaining session will take place. Access via Zoom at https://unf.zoom.us/j/97381727532 using password 797799.

Contact:

Marianne Jaffee

mjaffee@unf.edu

(904) 620-2710

Professional Development and Training

  • Canvas Bites - Pages: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 6, Online
  • Canvas Bites - Modules: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 9, Online
  • Using Canvas Analytics to Improve Student Success: 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, July 10, Online

Visit the CIRT events webpage to register. If you have a disability and require an accommodation for this occasion, please contact k.commissaris@unf.edu before the event to enable us to provide you with a reasonable accommodation.

Contact:

Katie Commissaris

k.commissaris@unf.edu

(904) 620-3927

  • Canvas Bites - Assignments: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 13, Online
  • Accessibility in Canvas: 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, Online
  • Canvas Bites - Studio: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 16, Online
  • Tools for Student Engagement in Canvas: 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, July 16, Online
  • Five Steps to Successfully Complete a Quality Course Review: 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, July 17, Online

Visit the CIRT events webpage to register. If you have a disability and require an accommodation for this occasion, please contact k.commissaris@unf.edu before the event to enable us to provide you with a reasonable accommodation.

Contact:

Katie Commissaris

k.commissaris@unf.edu

(904) 620-3927

The upcoming professional development training sessions are available via Zoom, and invitations will be provided by email 24 to 48 hours before the class:

  • Recognizing Implicit Bias: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 15
  • Finance Self Service: 10 a.m. to noon Monday, July 13
  • Concur Made Easy for Approvers: 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 14
  • Concur Made Easy for Delegates: 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, July 15 
  • Banner 9 Administrative Pages: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 16
  • Introduction to Qualtrics: 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, July16

Contact:

Kim Roberts

training@unf.edu

(904) 620-4808

Website