Category Faculty/Staff News & Events

Need to Process a Work-Related Concern Confidentially?

Remember that OWU now offers Ombuds Services to staff and faculty. This confidential and impartial service allows you to discuss a work situation you are dealing with and explore ways in which you might proceed. Problems don’t need to rise…

April 13 @ 11 AM – New Employee Bishopbuy and Concur Training

If you are a new employee who needs to use Bishopbuy (our e-procurement system) or Concur (our travel and P-card/reimbursement system), the Purchasing Department is hosting a training on Wednesday, 4/13 at 11 AM! This is helpful for those who…

GLCA & OWU Tuition Remission Deadline Approaching

This is a reminder to all benefit-eligible employees: The deadline to submit applications for the 2022-2023 GLCA Tuition Remission or OWU Tuition Remission is Friday, May 6, 2022. The forms can be found at the bottom of the HR website: www.owu.edu/about/offices-services/human-resources/…

April 14 @ 9 a.m. – New Employee Welcome Reception

Staff Council is pleased to invite all new employees and their supervisors to this month’s New Employee Welcome Reception on Thursday, April 14, from 9-10 a.m. in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, Benes Room C.  (And by new, we mean hired in…

April 11 @ 3 PM – BigTree CMS Training

Information Services is providing an open training session on the BigTree Content Management System. Learn how to manage your department’s or program’s presence on our OWU website. Gain basic skills, such as callout blocks and embedded media. You’ll be able…

April 6 @ 11 AM – uLearn Online Proctoring Training

Information Services has partnered with uLearn to provide automatic online test proctoring via Blackboard Learn in a Google Chrome web browser. In support of this roll-out, uLearn will be providing live, remote training on their service and its integration with…

April 7 – Blackboard Release Updates

Educators consider many areas as they design high-quality, engaging courses. This release features improvements for instructors and students around assessment. Other features focus on intuitive and time saving workflows and surfacing data insights. The April 2022 – 3900.37 release includes…

Today @ 2:30 PM – Hands-On Mail Merge Training

Just-In-Time Mail Merge Training, today at 2:30 PM in Corns Hall #109. Come and learn how to prepare personalized letters or emails, including recipient’s first and last name, plus email address. This can be done with a Google Workspace add-on,…