- Fire alarm testing schedule
for our fire alarm testing schedule.
- Spotlight on 100 Doors mentorship
about how one of our students has benefited from her mentor, a Fayette District Court Judge.
- Beck Center shutdown
The Beck Center will shut down Aug. 3-14 for cleaning and repair work as we refinish the gym floors. In preparation for this, we ask all faculty and staff members who have a locker in Beck to please remove all belongings from the locker rooms by Saturday. Any belongings left behind will be gathered for pick-up if necessary. Locker requests for the 2015-16 school year will be processed after Aug. 7. For more information, contact Kyle Dunaway
- Residence Hall No. 1 about ready to open
Final touch-ups are taking place on paint, drywall and carpet. Common area furniture will be delivered this week, and room numbers and other signage will be installed. By week's end we should be ready for move-in. Don't forget to sign up
for a Friday tour. Excavation work for the basements for residence halls 2 and 3 is well underway. For more information, contact Marc Mathews
- Group fitness instructors needed
As we gear up for August term and the fall semester, we are seeking group fitness instructors for lunch hour, early evening and weekend classes and personal trainers for one-on-one wellness advising. If you are a student, faculty or staff member interested in teaching GF classes on campus, please contact Kyle Dunaway
. If you have contacts in the greater community who are reputable instructors or trainers, please have them contact Kyle as well.
- Kilns up for bids
The university is putting three surplus ceramic kilns up for bids from July 27 to Aug. 6. Read more
. Please contact Shawn Singleton at 8154 with any questions.
- Office furniture available
Forrer Hall front and back lobbies are being renovated, and all of the furniture is being replaced this summer. If you know of an office or other area of campus that could use a cherry coffee table, lamps, rolling chairs or a six-foot-long conference-type table, please contact Diane Fout
- Transylvania seeks coordinator of counseling services
Transylvania is seeking to fill the coordinator of counseling services position. This position requires a master's degree in psychology, counseling or a related mental health field. Candidates must hold a current license in their area from the state licensing board. This position will be posted internally only. If you would like to apply or obtain more information, please contact Human Resources at email@example.com
- ODK chapter wins Circle of Distinction
Congratulations to the Transylvania Chapter (Lampas Circle) of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) for being recognized as a Circle of Distinction for the 2014-15 academic year. This honor marks the significant achievement of meeting all of ODK's national standards of excellence. Special thanks goes to Thomas Amburn '15, Alex Wasson '15 and Jessica Mahoney '15, who, respectively, served as president, vice president, and secretary of ODK during the 2014-15 academic year. For more information, contact Tiffany Wheeler
- Caller ID change
Over the July 4 weekend, IT will switch the phone system so that your individual phone numbers will go out as the caller ID. This change will allow people who you call to easily call you back. If you have your own number and an office number, you can select which line to call out from in order to control the caller ID that is seen. If you have questions, please contact the helpdesk at 3593.
- Transylvania expands employee recognition
The Transylvania Recognition Team, formerly the Staff Recognition Team, expanded its focus to include faculty into this recognition of the university's employees. Join us in welcoming professors Christi Hayne and Mike LeVan to the team's leadership. The Transylvania Recognition Team exists to recognize individuals who work tirelessly and often without acclaim for the betterment of the university. Award winners are truly essential pieces of Transylvania University. For more information, contact Aaron Roberts
- Change in how to transfer calls
A recent phone system update has changed how you blind transfer a call to someone else. Look for the Blind soft key after pressing the Forward button. See our online phone help guide here
for more information.
- #TransyBuilds website and video update
Keep up with the latest news surrounding #TransyBuilds on this new website
. And watch the first video
of this major building initiative transforming our campus.
- June 2015 issue of TransE-Mail for Alumni
To see the June 2015 issue of TransE-Mail, the e-newsletter sent to over 6,000 alumni, click here. If you would like to be added to the recipient list for future issues, please contact Natasa Mongiardo, director of alumni relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org. View the email
- Beck Center summer hours
To clarify, Beck Center hours for the summer are: Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m. We will not be open Saturday or Sunday until August term begins. If there are any questions, please contact Kyle Dunaway
- Long-term summer bike loans
A limited number of bikes are available for long-term loan over the summer. This year, bikes must be looked over by the summer shop mechanic every three weeks to ensure proper care and maintenance. Contact Angela Poe
or Sam Crankshaw
- Alumni Plaza construction
Haupt Plaza's transformation into Alumni Plaza
is underway. The H zone parking lot behind Little Theater will be a staging area and the entrance for equipment to the plaza. The plaza, which will open in September, will be closed during construction. For more information, contact Charles Weber.
- Offices to close at 4:30 p.m. on select Fridays during summer
As in recent years, university offices will close at 4:30 on select Friday afternoons during the summer. They are: May 29; June 5, 12, 19 and 26; and July 10, 17, 24 and 31. You can find information about early office and holiday closures on the university events calendar. For more information, contact Jeff Mudrak
- Division of Fine Arts 2015-16 programming
The Division of Fine Arts has now calendared all the 2015-16 fine arts programming and reserved appropriate spaces essential to course work and program performances/productions in MFA and Little. The campus community is now encouraged to contact Sue Garrison at 8266 or email@example.com
to reserve spaces for fall, winter and May term events. This includes Haggin, Carrick and Little. On April 15, this invitation will be extended to the Lexington community.