The Newsletter for Marshall University                                   August 22, 2018

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Herd Rally rescheduled for tomorrow night

  Herd Rally, originally scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 16, has been rescheduled for Thursday, Aug. 23. Marshall University and Kindred Communications’ 93.7 the DAWG, are coming together again to host a special night of the Summer Concert Series and kick off football season. Thursday, Aug. 23, from 6 until 10 p.m. at Pullman Square in downtown Huntington. In addition to …

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For employees enrolled in pre-tax parking payroll deductions - TAX CHANGE NOTICE

The 2017 Tax Act created a change for employees who elected to have their parking fees deducted from their pay pre-tax. This deduction is listed as “Tax-Sheltered Parking” on employees' pay stubs. Under the act, parking fees did not qualify for pre-tax deduction after Dec. 31, 2017. Therefore, beginning with the Sept. 14, 2018, paycheck, the pre-tax treatment of parking …

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Be a Marshall housekeeper for a day

The Marshall community is celebrating the hard work of its housekeeping and grounds staff members the week of Sept. 8-14. Please join us in the celebration by volunteering an hour (or more) of your time to shadow one of our housekeeping or grounds staffers and gain an appreciation for the contributions they make to keep our campus beautiful. Please volunteer here:  www.marshall.edu/operations/international-housekeepers-week-volunteer-form. Thanks for helping us honor these members of the Marshall family!

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Adobe Creative Cloud licensing update

Marshall University faculty, staff and students who require the Adobe Creative Cloud software as part of their academic program or job function have new and expanded access to the software suite through named-user licensing. The licensing enhancement expands the use to not only select University-owned computers, but also allows installation on an additional device including a personally-owned computer. Named-user-licensing is …

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Auditions for upcoming School of Theatre shows start this evening

Auditions are open to all Marshall University students.  Any student cast in a show or working backstage can earn academic credit!  For more information, please call Lang Reynolds at 304-696-2546 or Kathy Vanderpool at 304-696-7184. Auditions for Peter and the Star Catcher Director/Choreographer: Leah Turley Musical Director: Mark Smith Performance Dates: October 3 – 6 & 10 – 13 / 7:30 p.m. – Morning …

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Media relations guidelines for faculty and staff

The Office of University Communications serves as the university’s official communication link to local, regional, national media and international media. In many instances, the University Communications staff members serve as official university spokespersons. The communications staff also works actively with faculty when media outlets are looking for experts to comment on trending news.  Faculty members are encouraged to work in …

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Frazier named assistant dean of academic affairs at Marshall School of Medicine

Marie D. Frazier, M.D., has been named assistant dean of academic affairs at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. As assistant dean of academic affairs, Frazier is responsible for monitoring and maintaining the academic standards and integrity of the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. In this role, she counsels students, facilitates remediation for preclinical students and …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed Aug. 29, 2018. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.

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