Friday, March 16, 2012

Student nominations sought for outdoor leadership retreat

EAC logoThe UW-Eau Claire Environmental Adventure Center is sponsoring a free outdoor leadership retreat for UW-Eau Claire students June 11-15 at Devil's Lake State Park in Baraboo. Faculty and staff are invited to nominate freshman or sophomore students with experience in outdoor activities such as canoeing, white water rafting, backpacking, rock climbing or others. To submit a nomination, email the student's name and phone number along with a short paragraph about his or her qualifications to Al Wiberg at by April 6. More information about the retreat is available online or by contacting Wiberg at
715-836-5601 or at the email address noted above.

Continuing Education offerings

CE graphicConnecting 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.

Spring/summer steam, electrical outages announced

lightbulbThe spring 2012 steam outage is planned for 6 p.m. May 19 through 4 p.m. May 29. As a result, no potable hot water will be available on campus except in Chancellors, Thomas and Murray halls, all hall directors' apartments, Zorn Arena, Brewer Hall, Human Sciences and Services Building, McIntyre Library, Nursing Building, Crest Wellness Center, Ade Olson addition, Haas Fine Arts Center (isolated areas) and Phillips Hall.

This summer's planned electrical outage will occur on June 9. The outage will last for approximately eight hours beginning at 7 a.m. The following buildings will be affected: Haas Fine Arts Center, Human Sciences and Services Building, Maintenance and Central Stores Building and the Heating Plant. All of the affected buildings have emergency generator power except the Maintenance and Central Stores Building.

These annually-occurring utility outages allow for preventive maintenance and repairs that help prevent unplanned emergency outages due to breakdowns. For more information, contact Terry Classen at or 715-836-5278.