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December 16, 2003


•We missed one new employee announcement last week! A special welcome to Peggy Wilks, who has been appointed secretary 2 for the School of Agriculture and Geosciences.

•The Child Learning Center has openings for children ages 1-4. Director Rena Miller invites parents to sign up their children on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, telephone 6234.
December 16, 2003


•We missed one new employee announcement last week! A special welcome to Peggy Wilks, who has been appointed secretary 2 for the School of Agriculture and Geosciences.

•The Child Learning Center has openings for children ages 1-4. Director Rena Miller invites parents to sign up their children on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, telephone 6234.

•Any department or individual who plans on sending on- or off-campus mail though the campus post office must bring it to the campus post office by 1:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 19. No mail will be accepted after this time, according to post office manager Tammy Nolle. The post office will be open 10-11 a.m., Monday, Dec. 29, for departments that need to pick up mail only. If you still need holiday stamps, they have Madonna and Child, Holiday Music Makers and Snowmen stamps for sale.

•AP Dining is sending out information concerning the Faculty/Staff Meal Plan available in Spring 2004. The plan includes five meals per week (breakfast, lunch or dinner), plus one free meal per month for the faculty/staff member and a guest. If you have any questions concerning the meal plan invitation (or you do not receive your invitation by Dec. 19), please contact Susen Hunter, marketing manager for AP Dining Services, at 7023.

•Austin Peay is sponsoring a “Bring a Toy—Get Free Admission!” deal Dec. 20 as the Lady Govs take on Tennessee State University. All toys collected will be donated to the Junior Enlisted Family Center at Fort Campbell. The game starts at 2 p.m. For more information, telephone Rip Alan Watts, director of corporate relations for University Advancement, at 6373.

•Faculty should be available on Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, to resume their official duties, including student advisement. Classes resume Monday, Jan. 12.

•The Center for Extended and Distance Education's Spring 2004 Noncredit Catalog will arrive on your desk between Jan. 7-9, 2004. Try a class in beekeeping, brewing, stress management, computer hardware upgrading, and be sure to take advantage of the 10 percent University employee discount offered on selected courses. Want more information? Telephone the Center at 7816, or visit http://www.apsu.edu/ext_ed.

•Does your department, professional organization or college provide continuing education programs for its members? If so, the Center for Extended and Distance Education can help by accrediting your training or professional development programs and provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to participants. The Center also can assist with registration and logistics, provide CEU certificates and maintain transcript records for your members' future use. For more information, contact Mary Alice Burkhart at 6487 or Mary Knepple at 7816.