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October 30, 2000


Degree committee accepting nominations
The University Senate honorary degree committee will accept nominations for degree recipients until Dec. 1.

The criteria for nomination are extraordinary excellence and character as demonstrated by notable achievement in a field of learning, the arts, the professions or public service. Nominations (including a nomination letter, curriculum vitae or entry from Who’s Who and a supporting letter) should be sent to the committee in care of University Secretary Gary Hauk.

For more information, call 404-727-6020.

FSA re-enrollment period begins

Employees who are currently enrolled in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and want to participate in 2001, must re-enroll for the program.

Current FSAs will end on Dec. 31, 2000, but employees can continue submitting reimbursement requests until March 31, 2001, for year 2000 claims. Remaining money is not refundable.

Those who sign up for a 2001 FSA by Nov. 10 will automatically be entered into a drawing for a free CD player.

FSA and other health enrollment forms are available at

Benefits.html and at these locations: First-floor breakroom, Facilities Management; Human Resources offices—Yerkes, Carter Center, Emory University, Emory Hospital, Wesley Woods, Crawford Long and the Emory Clinic; and Emory University Payroll.

For more information, call 404-727-7613.


Family Weekend is here
Emory Family Weekend is a time for parents and family members to visit campus and socialize with the students, engage in college life and walk away feeling connected to Emory.

The President’s office has planned numerous events for this year’s festivities (Nov. 3-5), including the President’s Welcome Reception, faculty lectures and the Pancake Breakfast.

For more information on event times and costs, contact the Emory Parent Program at 404-727-4880.


PCSW seeks input
The Staff Concerns Committee of the President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) is seeking imput from Emory employees currently in an “alternative” work situation—such as telecommuting, job-sharing or flex-time.

A subcommittee of the PCSW’s Staff Concerns Comm-ittee is exploring alternative work schedules on campus and how they are working for employees involved.

Employees interested in sharing their experiences can contact Allison Adams at 404-727-5269 or at


Flu shot season arrives
Flu Shots will be available at the following locations during November from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., unless otherwise noted:

Nov. 1 405 Administration Building; Nov. 2 training room, North Decatur Building; Nov. 3-8 Trustee Dining Room, DUC; Nov. 10 Tate Room, Carlos Museum; Nov. 13 (5-7 p.m.) Bloymeyer Fitness Center; Nov. 14 Woodruff Library; Nov. 15 Conference Room, Emory Medical Care Foundation; Nov. 16 Rm. A, Facilities Management; Nov. 20 108, Grady Glenn Bldg.; Nov. 21 Health Science Library, Dental Bldg.; Nov. 22 Agnor Room,, law school; Nov. 27 Conference Room, Accounts Payable; Nov. 28 executive dining room, Carter Center; Nov. 29 854 School of Public Health; Nov. 30 4th floor conference room, WHSCAB.

For more information, call 404-727-WELL.


Baker Woods cleanup slated for Nov. 4
The Ad Hoc Committee on Environmental Stewardship/Friends of the Emory Forest needs volunteers to help remove ivy in Baker Woodlands on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 1-3 p.m.

For more information, call Maria Mercedes Carrion at 404-727-2297 or Al Herzog at 404-727-7478.


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