January 23, 2008



Message from President Genshaft on State Budget Shortfall
President Genshaft has released a statement about the current state budget shortfall. To view her webcast message, click here. To read a transcript of her message, click here. To view the Personnel Action Freeze Guidelines, click here. To view current and past USF budget information, click here.  

2008 USF Football Season Tickets On Sale Now
2008 USF football season tickets are now on sale. The home schedule includes games against 2008 Orange Bowl Champion Kansas, as well as Rutgers, UConn and Syracuse. Discounts are available for USF faculty and staff members. For more information, visit GoUSFBulls.com, or call 1-800-GoBulls.

Using the USF ePortal to Access GEMS Self Service
eUSF is the University's easy entry point for accessing GEMS Self Service and other business systems quickly and securely. For more information, click here.

Organizational Training & Development Upcoming Workshops
Organizational Development & Training is offering multiple personal and professional development workshops in January and February, featuring topics ranging from retirement investing to business writing, time management to career development. For more information, or to sign up for a workshop, click here.

Americans With Disabilities Act Reminder
The Diversity & Equal Opportunity Office would like to remind all members of the university community to please refrain from parking the golf carts on the sidewalks. By parking the carts in the designated areas, our USF colleagues and students with disabilities will not be obstructed from reaching their destinations. For more information about ADA, please contact Raquel Peverini, ADA coordinator, at 813-974-8616.

Outstanding Staff Award Nominations
The nomination period for the 2007 Outstanding Staff Awards ends Friday, Feb. 8. For more information, click here.

What's New in HR
For the latest information about retirement plans, benefits deductions, W-2s and more from the USF Division of Human Resources, click here.



Faculty & Staff Appreciation Event March 8
The next Faculty & Staff Appreciation Event, hosted by President Genshaft, will be held Saturday, Mar. 8, in conjunction with the USF vs. Notre Dame men's basketball game. Tickets go on sale Monday, Feb. 4. For more information, click here.



Quiet Quality Award Recipients
The Staff Senate is pleased to announce the recipients of the Quiet Quality Award for January 2008. Please join us in congratulating these outstanding employees. For more information, or to nominate someone for the award, click here.