Walk-in TB testing clinics
University Health Services (UHS) will be holding walk-in TB testing
clinics for new students and employees in the Lincoln Campus Center.
The clinics will be held from 9 a.m.- noon and 1-4 p.m.
On the dates listed below, appointments for TB tests to be performed
or read will not be available at the Health Center.
The dates and locations are as follows: Sept. 6, 8, 11, 13, 15,
18, 20, 25, 27 and 29 - Room 168C; Sept. 22 - Room 811-815.
Call UHS Patient Services' representatives (7-5101) for more
Campus hosts Community Breakfast Aug. 31
The annual Community Breakfast, hosted by the University in cooperation
with the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Thursday,
Aug. 31, 7:45-9 a.m. at Franklin Dining Hall.
Open to the public, the event marks the opening of the new academic
term and affords local government officials, business leaders
and members of the academic community to discuss the year ahead.
The cost is $4.50 per person, payable at the door. Call 5-4200
by Aug. 24 to make reservations.
Limited parking is available in Lot 62 and carpooling is advised.
Judicial hearing officers needed
The Dean of Students Office is looking for faculty and staff
to serve as judicial hearing officers during the 2000-01 academic
year. In preparation for becoming a hearing officer, each person
must take part in a two-and-one-half hour training session that
includes an explanation and review of the hearing process, a discussion
of the Code of Student Conduct, a "walk-through" of an actual
hearing, and rape and sexual assault awareness.
After completing the training, hearing officers are contacted
on an as-needed basis. Working in three- to five-member teams,
usually including faculty, staff and student representatives,
hearing boards review cases and forward recommendations to the
dean of students, who is responsible for notifying students and
imposing any disciplinary sanctions.
A training session will be held in the Chancellor's Board Room
on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2:30-5 p.m. Volunteers must sign up by
For information or to register for training, contact Paul Vasconcellos,
assistant dean of students, 5-2684.
Continuing Education registration
Registration for Continuing Education students taking University
courses begins Thursday, Aug. 31.
Sorters needed for 'Vintage Vinyl'
WFCR-FM is seeking volunteers to help sort records and compact
discs donated for "Vintage Vinyl," the station's annual used record
To volunteer, call 5-1684.
TIAA-CREF retirement counseling
TIAA-CREF is offering retirement counseling sessions on Wednesday,
Sept. 13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 14, 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
in 901 Lincoln Campus Center.
Employees with questions about the Optional Retirement Program,
tax-deferred annuities or retirement savings are welcome to attend.
Space is limited. Reserve a space by calling Kathleen Maida at
(800) 842-2004 through the TIAA-CREF Web site
Whipple previews season at Sports Luncheon
Football coach Mark Whipple, members of his coaching staff and
team members will be the featured guests at the first Weekly Sports
Luncheon of the year on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at noon in 1009 Lincoln
The cost is $6.50 per person. Call 5-4289 for reservations.
Used records and CDs sought for 'Vintage Vinyl'
WFCR-FM is collecting donations of used records and compact discs
for the 10th and final edition of "Vintage Vinyl: The Used Record
Sale," the public radio station's annual fund-raiser.
The sale is set for the weekend of Oct. 7-8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on
the Amherst Town Common. Records are priced at $2 each while CDs
are $4 apiece.
Recordings may be dropped at the following local sites: Frost
Library, Amherst College; Bangs Community Center, Book Marks Book
Store, Food for Thought Books and For the Record in Amherst; Clapp
Memorial Library, Belchertown; Emily Williston Memorial Library,
Easthampton; Lilly Library, Florence; Greenfield Community College
Library and World Eye Bookshop, Greenfield; Broadside Bookshop,
Center for the Arts, Kinko's Copies, People's Institute and Pleasant
Street Video, Northampton; Mount Holyoke College Library, Odyssey
Bookshop and the public library, South Hadley.
Donated items may be dropped off through Sept. 25. No 78 RPMs
will be accepted.
Summer session grades due
All summer session grades are due in the Summer Session Registrar's
Office by noon on Tuesday, Aug. 29.