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2015 Employee Recognition Award Nominations Sought


This year, the Employee Recognition Awards Luncheon will be held on Friday, May 1st at the Knight Campus in Warwick.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate employees from the following four categories:

• Innovation and Efficiency
• Technology Champion
• Excellent Customer Service
• Teaching Excellence


INNOVATION AND EFFICIENCY AWARD
The Recognition Award for Innovation and Efficiency will be awarded to an individual or team who has developed and implemented a new program, service, or process that has had a measurable, positive impact on the College.  Candidates will have taken ownership of a unique challenge, seized opportunities for change, investigated and measured alternative solutions and brought people and/or resources together ultimately leading to the initiative’s successful implementation.

The successful initiative will have significantly enhanced the way work is done through improved customer service, increased productivity, reduced costs, increased revenues, decreased production time, eliminated redundancies, reduced error rates, conserved resources, enhanced teaching and/or facilitated learning.

 

TECHNOLOGY CHAMPION AWARD
In order to acknowledge the importance of applying available technologies toward improving everyday functions at the College, a recognition award for Technology Champion will be awarded.  A candidate for this award will be employed in a non-technical position and will have developed and/or implemented a technological innovation or advancement that significantly improves the way work is accomplished.  The individual may have streamlined or automated an existing process through the use of prepackaged software, web-based programming or distance learning solutions.

Results of the initiative will be measurable and will have improved customer service, increased productivity, reduced costs, increased revenues, decreased production time, eliminated redundancies, reduced error rates, conserved resources, enhanced teaching and/or facilitated learning.

 

EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD
The Recognition Award for Excellent Customer Service will be awarded to an individual who has been consistently acknowledged by the college community for understanding customer needs, delivering quality service and continually displaying exceptional courtesy, diplomacy and helpfulness to students, faculty, staff and visitors.  The individual will have approached work through the eyes of the customer and provided excellent customer service to the degree that it left a lasting impression.

 

TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARD
To recognize the central importance of teaching to the mission of the Community College of Rhode Island, awards for Teaching Excellence will be presented to a full-time faculty member and an adjunct faculty member.   Please submit the faculty nomination form to the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs by April 3, 2015.  Please contact the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs at x2142 for further information.

 


Each award recipient will receive a $150 check from the CCRI Alumni Association, a framed certificate, and his or her name engraved on the employee recognition plaque located in Human Resources.

Please forward the staff nomination form with your recommendation to Sheri Norton, Director of Human Resources, at the Knight Campus by April 3, 2015.  Only nominations received on the official form by the closing date will be considered.

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Direct Deposit Changes for State Employees

State employees enrolled in direct deposit now can access their payroll information and view their direct deposit slip online through Paystub RI.  Please refer to the attached document for directions on how to register.  Your Sept. 26 paystub will be the last paper direct deposit slip that you will receive.  If you are not enrolled in direct deposit and would like to access this service, fill out the form online and return it and a voided check to Human Resources.

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MetLife

 

Employees interested in scheduling an appointment with CCRI's MetLife Representative, Jake Darsch, for one-on-one counseling, please call 401-827-6266.

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TIAA-CREF

TIAA-CREF Representative, Dan Samson, will be on campus from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and available for private consultation meetings on the following dates:

Day & Date Campus Location
Thursday, March 5, 2015 Lincoln Room 2138, President's Office
Thursday, April 2, 2015 Warwick Room 3116, HR Conference Room
Monday, May 4, 2015 Newport Room 200
Thursday, June 4, 2015 Lincoln Room 2138, President's Office
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Warwick Room 3116, HR Conference Room
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Lincoln Room 2138, President's Office
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 Providence Room 1134
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Warwick Room 3116, HR Conference Room
Thursday, November 12, 2015 Newport Room 200
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 Lincoln Room 2138, President's Office

Employees interested in scheduling an appointment for one-on-one counseling, please call 1-800-732-8353.

The one-on-one counseling sessions can help you sort things out and make informed decisions. Setting up a long-term financial plan can be a complicated task.  It involves evaluating your potential income sources, and then factoring in the impact of taxes, inflation and the larger economic picture.  Meeting with a TIAA-CREF Consultant can help.  Don't miss this opportunity to meet with them.

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VALIC Retirement


Are you ready for the inevitable changes that occur in everyone’s life?  Life is a journey.  It can be full of bumps and potholes; making it quite hectic.  Taking the time to make financial decisions will make the journey much more rewarding now and down the road.  While we all have good intentions to get our finances in order, we may not take the time or even know where to start.

Cheryl Gibson can help you develop a plan for your financial goals, your dreams and your life’s journey.

Set up an appointment with Cheryl by calling 508-259-5083 or emailing her at cheryl.gibson@valic.com

DAY & DATE CAMPUS LOCATION
Monday, March 2, 2015 Providence Atrium
Monday, March 9, 2015 Warwick 1st Floor Commons
Monday, March 30, 2015 Lincoln Faculty Dining Area
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Warwick 1st Floor Commons
Monday, April 13, 2015 Newport Atrium
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Lincoln Faculty Dining Area
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Providence Atrium
Monday, May 11, 2015 Warwick 1st Floor Commons
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Lincoln Faculty Dining Area
Monday, June 1, 2015 Newport Atrium
Monday, June 8, 2015 Warwick 1st Floor Commons
Monday, June 15, 2015 Lincoln Faculty Dining Area
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Providence Atrium
Monday, July 13, 2015 Warwick 1st Floor Commons
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Lincoln Faculty Dining Area
Monday, August 3, 2015 Newport Atrium
Monday, August 17, 2015 Lincoln Faculty Dining Area
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Providence Atrium
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Warwick 1st Floor Commons
Monday, September 21, 2015 Lincoln Faculty Dining Area
Monday, October 5, 2015 Newport Atrium
Monday, October 19, 2015 Warwick 1st Floor Commons
Monday, November 2, 2015 Providence Atrium
Monday, November 9, 2015 Warwick 1st Floor Commons
Monday, November 16, 2015 Lincoln Faculty Dining Area
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Newport Atrium
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 Warwick 1st Floor Commons
Monday, December 14, 2015 Lincoln Faculty Dining Area

 

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