The Newsletter for Marshall University                               November 28, 2018

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Annual Herd Holiday to take place tomorrow evening

Marshall University invites the community to A Herd Holiday from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Memorial Student Center on the Huntington campus. The annual event features the official holiday lighting on the student center plaza, along with numerous activities, snacks, giveaways and music. The event is sponsored by Marshall’s Office of University Communications and Student Affairs. …

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Inclement Weather Reminders

As winter approaches, the Marshall community is reminded about how the university responds when inclement weather occurs.   Should there be weather conditions that make travel potentially dangerous, students and employees are reminded to use their own judgment before venturing out.  Faculty members should make every effort to notify students in advance if they need to cancel class.  Students should inform and …

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University committee on building names to hold public information session this evening

The Marshall University Presidential Committee to Examine Building Names will hold a public information session this evening (Wednesday, Nov. 28) to discuss its process and an upcoming opportunity for people to provide input. The information session will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center. President Gilbert formed the committee in April in response to a student’s inquiry …

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Department of Social Work receives $750,000 grant from Department of Justice

The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Victims of Crime has awarded a $750,000 grant to the Marshall Department of Social Work. The grant was awarded in response to the opioid epidemic in Cabell and Wayne counties, and will be used to fund WV-TIME4K (West Virginia – Trauma Informed Mindfulness Engagement for Kids), an initiative established to address the unmet …

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Marshall Health hires director for Great Rivers Regional System for Addiction Care

Tina L. Ramirez has been named director of the Great Rivers Regional System for Addiction Care at Marshall Health. Ramirez has more than 23 years of public health experience including grant finance management, public speaking, performance management and quality assurance. Previously, she worked for the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department directing multiple prevention and wellness initiatives. Funded by a $2 million Merck …

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School of Medicine celebrates 20 years of Project DOCC

Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine made a commitment 20 years ago to better educate pediatricians-in-training in caring for children with special health care needs. Project DOCC (Delivery of Chronic Care) was born out of a national curriculum designed by parents of children with special needs. Since 1998, Marshall has trained nearly 1,000 medical students and 250 resident …

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Two-time Grammy winner Gregory Porter presents 'Nat King Cole and Me' with 60-piece orchestra

Cabell Huntington Hospital presents soulful jazz singer-songwriter Gregory Porter with his tribute to Nat King Cole at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center stage Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. alongside a 60-piece orchestra. Porter kicks off the holiday season by paying tribute to one of the all-time greats, Nat King Cole. Through his most recent album, “Nat King Cole & …

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RCBI seminar to focus on Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) will present a seminar about Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in the Workplace Thursday, Dec. 13, on the South Charleston campus. Participants will learn how becoming more aware of their emotions and those of people around them can reduce stress, increase productivity and improve team performance, among other benefits. The cost is $49 per person and …

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Important Notice for Time Clock Plus Managers

Due to Marshall’s holiday schedule, Time Clock Plus (TCP) will close at 5 p.m. Thursday December 20, 2018, to allow adequate time to generate the paychecks for the January 4, 2019, pay date. To ensure paychecks are generated for all employees, Managers will need to complete the following in TCP by 12 p.m. Thursday, December 20, 2018: Enter and approve …

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Marshall signs agreement with local STEM high school for dual credit

Marshall University has entered into an agreement with Tri-State STEM+M, a fully accredited 9-12th grade public high school with STEM designation from the Ohio Department of Education, to offer dual credit college courses to its students.

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed Dec. 5, 2018. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.

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To read the content of this newsletter online, please click on the following link: www.marshall.edu/wamnewsletter/November-28-2018.

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