Professional and Scientific Council Meeting
February 2 at 2:10 p.m. - Gallery Room - Memorial Union
join us for the Professional and Scientific Council meeting.
All P&S employees are welcome to attend.
Your Adventure: Register by Feb. 10 (Early bird rate ends TODAY!)
and Scientific Council Professional Development Conference-February
miss out on a full day of professional development and networking
with fellow Iowa State P&S employees! Registration for this
year's Professional and Scientific Council Professional Development
Conference closes February 10. Register
TODAY to receive the early bird registration fee of $80
(regular rate of $95 from Feb. 1-10)!
addition to great learning opportunities, you'll have a chance to
have a professional headshot taken by University Photographer Chris
Gannon, browse books recommended by our conference speakers at the
ISU Book Store table, participate in an ISU trivia contest and watch
inspiring TED Talks.
look forward to seeing you at the Scheman Building on Feb. 28!
Benefit Spotlight: Workers' Compensation
you ever thought about what you would do if you are injured while at
work? Workers' Compensation is a program that helps to provide
assistance to employees who qualify for its benefits. By
definition, Workers' Compensation is "...designed to provide
certain benefits to employees who sustain injuries, occupational illnesses,
or occupational hearing loss arising out and and in the course of
you are injured while at work, your first step should always be
to seek medical care, as needed. After you have received
immediate medical assistance, you will need to report the incident
through the "First Report of Injury" portal on the
University Human Resources website.
Lactation Spaces Open on Campus
this spring semester, Iowa State University announced the opening of
two new lactation spaces in 365 Heady Hall and W0061 Lagomarcino
Hall. These new spaces are an example of Iowa State
University's commitment to support the needs of nursing mothers on
campus. These rooms serve as a resource and are available to
the Iowa State University community, as well as visitors.
spring, a committee of employees from the Professional and
Scientific Council, University Human Resources (UHR) and Facilities
Planning and Management (FPM), spearheaded a coordinated effort to
enhance the number of lactation spaces around campus.
These new spaces are a direct result of the work that was completed
addition of lactation rooms on campus makes campus a more inclusive
environment, and the Professional and Scientific Council is dedicated
to continue to advocate for the needs of nursing mothers.
Meeting Date Change
final meeting of the Professional and Scientific Council for the 2017
fiscal year will be held on Thursday, May 25 at 2:10 p.m. This
is a change from its originally scheduled date (June 1) to better
accommodate anyone involved with New Student Orientation.
Novak, Program Assistant II, Pharmacology Analytical Support Team,
Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
joined ISU in 1990 and has worked in the VDL for more
than 26 years. She plays an important role in training
students and employees who join the Pharmacology Analytical Support
Team lab, while cultivating relationships with clients that promote
trust and lead to long-term customer loyalty. Renee enjoys the
challenges that arise on a daily basis in addition to the quality
aspect of her position.
client calls, requests for potential testing, and non-routine lab
issues that may arise, she likes that no day is ever the same. Learn
more about Renee here.
Professional and Scientific council members are here to represent
you. The names and contact information for all Council Members can be