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March 19: Deadline to register for Showcase events

PULLMAN, Wash. – Registration closes Wednesday, March 19, for the Distinguished Faculty Address on Thursday, March 27, and the Celebrating Excellence Recognition Banquet on Friday, March 28 – part of the annual Showcase celebration of excellence at Washington State University. Register at http://showcase.wsu.edu.

Switch from MeetingMaker to Exchange Nov. 16-18

MeetingMaker has been the generally available scheduling system at WSU for about 10 years, but it is near the end of its useful life. In an effort to provide “universal scheduling and collaboration tools across the entire university,” Information Systems is providing Microsoft Exchange accounts for general use by faculty, staff, graduate and professional students.The […]

Last week to stretch your $$$ in 2004 via new FSA

This is the last week to sign up for the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for 2004. This program is new to WSU employees. It allows the permanent staff and faculty (appointed nine months or longer) to stretch their earning power by completing the enrollment paperwork by Nov. 30. Un-reimbursed health-related expenses such as deductibles for […]

Employee Excellence Award nominations sought

Nominations for the 2003-2004 President’s Employee Excellence Awards are now being accepted. The Washington State University President’s Employee Excellence Awards Program recognizes outstanding contributions to the university by WSU administrative professionals and classified employees from across the state. Three awards are given annually. Each recipient is awarded a plaque and a cash award provided by […]

Dell recalls laptop batteries

WSU has been notified that Dell is recalling certain batteries that were sold with its Inspiron 5000 and 5000(e) notebook computers. To determine whether your battery is part of this recall and subject to the class action, please go to the following Web site: http://support.dell.com/i5000battery If you do not have access to the internet, you […]