Human Resources has updated the list of employees who are eligible to receive shared leave in accordance with RCW 41.04.650 to include only the following names:
The fall flu shot clinic from the new Wise & Well U program at Western Washington University is taking place again on Wednesday, Oct. 7, in Viking Union Room 565. Shots will be available between noon and 5 p.m.
An annual flu vaccination is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control for anyone age six months or older, and Western wants its faculty and staff to stay healthy during this upcoming flu season.
College can be a stressful time for many students, and often many people find that it is more comfortable and easier to talk with friends about stress in their lives. Western Washington University’s BRAVE Program is using a new program called Kognito to help educate students and staff on how to recognize when a friend, classmate or student is in distress and how to talk to them.
A town hall meeting for the Carver Academic Facility renovation is planned for noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, in Haggard Hall Room 253.
Now, on to the work planned for the week of Oct. 4:
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has directed that all Washington state and U.S. flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in honor of the victims of the tragedy in Roseburg, Ore.
Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.
The Student Health Center at Western Washington University is offering flu shots this fall for WWU students. The cost, $25 each, will be billed to students' accounts.
The center strongly encourages that all WWU students and employees obtain the seasonal flu vaccine this year. Dr. Emily Gibson, director of the Student Health Center, encourages those with chronic illnesses to get their flu shots as soon as possible.
With paths in the campus core being constricted by the construction at the Carver Academic Facility, University Police are paying close attention to dismount zones on campus.
The Western Card Office has moved back to its regular location in Edens Hall, off the lobby of the University Residences administrative offices.
The office moves to a temporary location in Wilson Library during the beginning days of the school year to better handle the additional student traffic.
The Registrar’s Office would like to invite faculty to attend the fall commencement ceremonies held on Saturday, Dec. 12, in the Performing Arts Center. Three ceremonies will be held, times and details are listed below.
In the wake of the shooting Thursday at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., Western faculty, staff and students are reminded of important safety information.
Western has an excellent video titled “Three Rules for Surviving an Active Shooter: Run. Hide. Fight,” which is available at Western’s Safety and Emergency Information web page at: http://www.wwu.edu/emergency/.