January 24, 2013
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MLK Parade and All People's Breakfast Celebration

USD community members took part in San Diego's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. parade and All People's Breakfast this past weekend. Check some pictures below!

SLIC Goes Global

Jason Schreiber and Laura McNaughton took ten students to Peru for an International Immersion Trip during Intersession! Check out the pictures below!

UFMC Events

UFMC Community Lunch
Thursday, February 7
12:30 - 2:00PM
UFMC (SLP 418)

Please join us for our February Community Lunch! This month's lunch celebrates Black History Month. All are welcome to attend. Please mark your calendars for the first Thursday of every month for the next UFMC Community Lunches.

UFMC Spring Retreat
Saturday, February 9
8:30AM - 3:00PM
Marina Village Conference Center

The UFMC would like to invite all USD students to participate in the Spring Retreat. It is an opportunity to participate in a free off-campus experience that will enhance their leadership skills, connect with UFMC members, and support each other as members of the USD community. The deadline to submit is noon on Wednesday, January 30th. Download the registration form here (PDF).

Biometrics Test

Beginning 2013, the University of San Diego will offer a new program "Being Well @ USD" that will help increase our knowledge about health matters, explore fun ways to eat healthier, improve our level of physical fitness, and more.

Human Resources will kick off the program by providing health risk assessments and biometric screenings on January 29th, January 30th and January 31st. This is completely voluntary and all of the information is strictly confidential. Your entire screening should take approximately 15-20 minutes and are non-fasting screenings.

Dates: January 29th, January 30th and January 31st.
Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Salomon Hall (Maher Hall 240)
Appointments: Please visit the website below and enter the invitation code.

CIGNA and SIMNSA Members
Please visit https://maximwellness.bioiq.com/
When prompted, enter the invitation code “USDCIGNA2013”

Kaiser Members & Non Members (those that are waiving medical coverage)
Please visit https://kaiser.bioiq.com/
When prompted, enter the invitation code “USDKP2013”

HR will be raffling off great prizes such as iPads, bicycles and more. There will be different prizes for different levels of participation including individual, department and division prizes.

All benefit-based employees are welcome to attend our biometric screenings event.

If you have questions about the program, please contact Nina Sciuto at asciuto@sandiego.edu, ext. 2715 or Adriana Garcia at agarcia@sandiego.edu, ext. 2718.

Shout Outs!

Shout out to Nicki Schuessler for her leadership and efforts with the the December Student Affairs Breakfast. -Marie Minnick

Shout out to Maureen Kane for her efforts of bringing Frank Partnoy to speak and obtaining copies of his book. -Marie Minnick

Shout out to Serena Boyd, Irene Bubnack, Liberty Hebron, Jacque Morganson, Raquel Rosario and Barbara Zackowski for their amazing work setting the tone for the SA Breakfast with the fantastic decorations. -Marie Minnick

Shout out to Greg Zackowski and Mark Ceder in Outdoor Adventures for providing fabulous poster size photographs to display in the new SHC that promote health and wellness of our students. -Pam Sikes

Want to recognize a colleague for their great work or general awesomeness? Submit a Shout Out for the next Student Affairs Newsletter to Liberty at libertyhebron@sandiego.edu.

Please send any news or events for the upcoming week to Kenny Eng by Wednesdays at 12 p.m.


upcoming events

Justice Sotomayor Book Discussion and Signing
Jan. 27, 2pm
KIPJ Theater

Spring Semester Begins
Jan. 28

All Faith Service
Jan. 31, 12:15pm
Immaculata Church

Michael Dukakis Guest Lecture
Feb. 1, Time TBA
KIPJ Theater

Sweet Celebrations Kickoff
Feb. 6, 12pm
Hahn UC Exhibit Hall

Fowler Park Dedication
Feb. 15, 5pm
Baseball vs. SDSU

TEDxAshokaU Conference
Feb. 21-23
Balboa Theater

For more event information, visit the Torero Life Website.

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Weekends @ USD
See sandiego.edu/weekends for a list of upcoming events

chr@usd events

CHR Blood Drive
Feb. 7, 10:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
In front of the Hahn UC

Monthly Walks
Click here for more info

Full Schedule