Friday, September 9, 2011

UW-Eau Claire staff invited to United Way Mini IMPACT Tour

The United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley will lead a Mini IMPACT Tour, a walking tour of three local nonprofit organizations in downtown Eau Claire, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 13. Participants will learn about the community needs and services provided by the following nonprofits: Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys & Girls Club and Beacon House. The tour will begin at Big Brothers Big Sisters (across from the Budget Theatre) on Barstow Street and end at The Firehouse on Gibson Street for a social hour. For more information or to register, email April Dodge at

Continuing Education offerings

Connecting campus and community. Continuing Education serves a wide variety of nontraditional students. Following are links to news releases about upcoming Continuing Education programs:
Additional information can be found on the Continuing Education website or by calling 715-836-3636.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

WDC presentations, individual meetings set for Sept. 19

UW-Eau Claire staff members are invited to attend presentations and individual meetings about the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program Sept. 19 in the Maple Room of Davies Center. Group presentations will be held at 9 a.m. and noon. Individual sessions can be scheduled between 10 and 11:30 a.m. or 1 and 4 p.m. (or other times as needed). Sessions will provide an overview of the WDC program and its benefits, including information about before-tax investing, distribution options and enrollment information. For more information or to schedule an individual appointment, call 877-457-9327 or visit the WDC website. View presentation/meeting schedule and WDC information sheet.

Flags to be flown at half-staff Sept. 11

As directed by Gov. Scott Walker, the flag of the United States and the flag of the state of Wisconsin will be flown at half-staff at all buildings, grounds and military installations of the state of Wisconsin beginning at sunrise and ending at sunset Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. This will be done as a mark of respect to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the members of the armed forces defending our freedom overseas. More information.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

CETL i>clicker update

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at UW-Eau Claire offers the following information about i>clickers:
  • The University Bookstore is selling i>clicker2 and will no longer sell i>clicker 1.
  • Students can pick up a form from the bookstore to receive $10 for returning their old clickers.
  • The campus will not support the new functions of the i>clicker2 this year. The idea is for students who already have a clicker to not purchase a new one this year.
  • Both the i>clicker 1 and 2 can be used for multiple choice questions (A-E).
  • When downloading the new software from, versions 6 or 5 can be used this year.
For assistance in setting up software, visit the CETL website or contact CETL at or 715-836-2385.

McIntyre Library no longer housing VHS tapes

The use of VHS is no longer supported by Learning and Technology Services at UW-Eau Claire. Thus, VHS tapes have been removed from McIntyre Library's shelves and catalog. VHS tapes with recent usage will be held in the library's Collection Development (Library 3040) area until Oct. 1 to assist with transitional issues. More information.


Condolences to Ricardo Gonzales, Facilities Planning, whose son, Ricardo "Ricky" Gonzales, passed away Sept. 2. Full obituary.


Condolences to MJ Brukardt, Strategic Planning, whose father-in-law, George Brukardt, passed away Sept. 2 in Menasha. Full obituary.