- Fall Dining Services Survey
Please go here
to voice your views and comments on Dining Services at Transylvania. For more information, contact Jeff Griffis
- Post photos for PumpkinMania carving contest
Post photos of your 2016 PumpkinMania jack-o'-lanterns on social media with #TransyPumpkinMania to enter our second annual carving contest! We'll put the entries in a Facebook
album Tuesday for you to vote for your favorite. The winner will receive a PumpkinMaina T-shirt.
- 'Anon(ymous)' ticket reservations available
Ticket reservations are now available for Naomi Iizuka's "Anon(ymous)," the Theater Program's fall production. Inspired by Homer's "Odyssey" and the current refugee crises, "Anon(ymous)" is one of the Theater Program's largest scenic productions ever. You may reserve your ticket online here
. Beginning Monday, you may also stop by the Little Theater box office on MWF from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or T/TH from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. All tickets are free. For more information, contact Sully White
- Health and wellness survey
The ACHA-NCHA survey (a nationally recognized research survey that assists us with collecting precise data about students' health habits, behaviors and perceptions) has officially launched! All students were sent an email with the link. Only students may take this survey for a chance to win one winter term textbook (up to a $100 value) paid for by Health and Wellness, priority room registration for the 2017-18 academic year, or a free parking pass for the 2017-18 academic year. For more information, contact Erinn Foglesong
- Heating season
The Transylvania heating season is Oct. 15 to April 15. In accordance with the university's energy policy, the Physical Plant Department has reviewed the 15-day weather forecast. The predictions are for daytime temperatures to range anywhere from the low 60s to the mid 80s; therefore the switch from cooling to heating will be delayed. However, systems will not be switched over to heating any later than Nov. 1. You can view the policy at Inside Transy. For more information, contact Norman Mudd
- A new way to Go Beyond for Transylvania
We've created a personalized way to support the Annual Fund. This new campaign features six projects that all directly impact Transy students. You can decide what you want to support and what inspires you the most! Check out the projects now at www.transy.edu/GoBeyond
. Thank you for your support! For more information, contact Amy Bridges at 8206, or firstname.lastname@example.org
- IT Tip of the Week: Check out helpdesk.transy.edu
- Update on residence hall construction
The exterior work is virtually complete. Now the push is on to complete the interior heating, lighting, plumbing and decor. Significant work remains to meet the goal of substantial completion on Dec. 1s If that date is met, we hope to have all required inspections complete and approval for occupancy by Dec. 15. This will allow time for contractors to move off site, final cleaning and preparation for move in the first of January. For more information, contact Marc Mathews at 8208, or email@example.com
- Transylvanian Literary Magazine seeks staff members
The Transylvanian Literary Magazine is looking for new staff members this year! Open positions include junior editor-in-chief, junior poetry and prose editors, financial manager and design editor. If you are interested, apply here
by Oct. 17. Previous experience encouraged but not required. For more information, contact Maggie Garnett
- Student art pieces needed
Do you have large (at least three-foot) brightly colored art pieces you would be willing to display this year? We are looking for several pieces of student art that we can display in the student lounge of the Campus Center to help brighten up the space. If you are interested, contact Diane Fout
with a photo of your piece(s). The Campus Center is always willing to work with students to provide display opportunities for their work.
- New school nurse office hours
Transylvania's new nurse, Carol Palmer, started this week. Her regular hours on campus are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2-4.
- Sign up for PumpkinMania trick-or-treat table
PumpkinMania trick-or-treating will be from 6-7 p.m. Oct. 25. If your office or student organization would like a table, please email Ashley Coons
by 5 p.m. Oct. 21. You will need to decorate your table and have plenty of candy! If you'd like to donate candy for the event, drop off a bag in the registrar's office, OM 104.
- New campus calendar system
We have upgraded the digital calendars on our www.transy.edu and inside web sites. Our new calendars are powered by Active Calendar and allow you to perform searches by keywords or categories, share events on social media and subscribe to calendars by pulling them into your favorite calendar application. Best of all, the events that appear on these calendars are driven by Google calendars that are controlled by editors in our different area offices. For more information, see the "More Information" link at the top of the inside calendar here
- Kentucky Academy of Science grant applications
The Kentucky Academy of Science is accepting grant applications for 2017. Research funding is available for undergraduates (up to $500) and faculty (up to $5,000)! Applications are due by Nov. 15. Details can be found here
. Contact Josh Adkins
for more information about the Kentucky Academy of Science.
This week's #SustainerOfTransy is junior Claire Gardner! Visit the Sustainability Facebook page
to read more or nominate a friend. For more information, contact Rachel Young
- Transy renews Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education membership
We are happy to share with you that Transy has renewed its membership with the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. AASHE membership extends to everyone at our institution. As a member school, our entire campus community has access to AASHE's online resources and opportunities for networking, information sharing, collaboration and professional development. Follow this
link to access our online resources! For more information, contact Rachel Young
- Work with elementary students on gardening, environmental topics
We'll be making monthly trips to William Wells Brown Elementary School to work with children in the science lab. Lessons cover a number of gardening and environmental topics. Email Jennifer
if you're interested in volunteering, observing in the classroom and/or gaining hands-on experience in the classroom.
- Alternative Spring Break student leaders sought
Interested in being a student leader for the Alternative Spring Break trip in 2017? This trip will explore rural Appalachia through food, faith and farming. We will spend a week working on organic farms, hiking, volunteering with the local community and reflecting upon a number of faith traditions as they relate to sustainable living. For more info, contact Jennifer