June 18, 2014
Policy Reminders from Financial and Administrative Affairs
IPFW faculty and staff are subject to regulations and policies that affect financial results. A memorandum issued June 17, 2014, by VCFAA David Wesse contains these policy statements:
  • Temporary off-campus use of university equipment
  • Security and confidentiality of personal information
  • Sabbaticals
  • Departmental travel policy
  • Signature delegations
IPFW Summerfest 2014----1964: Then and Now
Celebrate summer during our annual employee and retiree appreciation day---- IPFW Summerfest---- and re-visit the groovy year of 1964. Go Mad for Mod!
Featured Festivities:
  • Fab Food---- Taco/Salad/Burrito Bar by Salsa Grille
  • Fitness---- Groovin' to the Beat ('60s dance moves)
  • Freaky Fun---- Groovy Threads Costume Contest and '60s Car Show 

And that's only the beginning! You can check out the event schedule, sign up for a free lunch, or order a groovy tie-dyed T-shirt at the Summerfest websiteIf you need help registering, call Jennifer Schillo at 481-6219. Because Summerfest is IPFW's employee and retiree appreciation day, attendance is limited to employees and retirees.

Groovy Threads for Summerfest
Summerfest is almost here and you wanna look groovy! The Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee (APSAC) is selling tie-dyed T-shirts to put you in the spirit of the '60s! The shirts will be imprinted with IPFW Summerfest 2014---- 1964: Then and Now. The cost is $10 for S-- XL and $12.50 for 2X-- 3X.
Purchase one before noon on July 3 and APSAC will contact you on July 14 to pick up your shirt before the event. A limited number of shirts in select sizes will be available at Summerfest, and you don't have to register for Summerfest in order to purchase a shirt. Check out the T-shirt and make your purchase today. The link is also available on the APSAC home page and theSummerfest website.
Make Your Presence Known at Freshmen Fest
Raise the visibility of your department by reserving your table at this year's Freshmen Fest on Friday, August 22. The resource fair will take place during the block party from 2:30 to 5 p.m. in the Athletics Center Fieldhouse.
Early registraton is recommended due to limited space. Reserve your table
Linda Ruffolo and Jay Thayer Retiring on June 30
Linda Ruffolo
Jay Thayer
Linda Ruffolo, executive director of development, and Jay Thayer, assistant director of development, are both retiring on June 30, 2014. If you would like to extend your good wishes, large cards for each of them are available at the bursar's office through Friday, June 27.
An endowment is being established in Ruffolo's name. Endowment gifts will be accepted in the Office of Advancement (Development) in Kettler Hall, Room 140.
Gary Schott Set to Retire on June 30
Gary Schott
Gary Schott, director of entrepreneurship and corporate training in the Division of Continuing Studies, will retire on June 30 this year. A reception in his honor will take place June 27 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Kettler Hall Faculty Lounge. R.S.V.P. to zimmermj@ipfw.edu or call 481-6239.
Please visit the bursar's office if you would like to sign a card and/or make a contribution for a gift.
Need Something in a Hurry? Try the Mastodon Mart
 Faculty and staff always receive a 20 percent discount at the Mastodon Mart---- IPFW's convenience store. Located east of the Mastodon Stomping Grounds on the ground floor of Walb Student Union, you'll find breakfast items, ice cream, microwaveable items, candy, gum, nuts, chips, magazines, and much more.
Clear Out the Clutter at the Office Supply Swap
This is your annual opportunity to get rid of office supplies you've been storing but no longer need. Clear out the clutter and get organized!
Drop off unused/unwanted office supplies in Kettler Hall, Room G40 from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 17. The supplies will be organized for the afternoon store hours. No equipment or furniture will be accepted.
Come back to KT G40 that afternoon from 1 to 2:30 p.m. to find items that your office can use. It's all free! Items that don't find new homes will be donated to nonprofits or programs such as Tools for School. More expensive items such as toner cartridges will be advertised on the IPFW Vibe eBoards.
Photo of the Week
Coach Jon Coffman, assisted by Don, addresses students at a basketball camp this week. Kids from all over northeast Indiana are learning hoops basics from IPFW coaches and Mastodon players. This is the 11th year for the program. View large photo Photo by Jim Whitcraft
New Faces, New Places
LeVon James McAllister, customer service center manager for Information Technology Services
Department Newsletters
This Week on Arts Weekly
Larry Wardlaw will share the details of this summer's Covington Art Fair, running June 21-- 22. Joel Froomkin, director, and Laura Lucacek, actress, will give the scoop on what's happening behind the scenes of The Sound of Music, opening in Huntington at Different States Theatre beginning July 8. Join host John O'Connell on Arts Weekly, Thursday, June 19, at 7:30 p.m. on WFWA PBS-39.

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