August 13, 2014
IT Tusk Tips: Making Outlook Less Scary
With the switch to Outlook as our primary mailing service, things can get a little confusing. With that in mind, Information Technology Services will be providing weekly tips to make Outlook a little less scary.
Tip No. 1: Creating and Adding a Signature. Sure, you can send that email without a personalized signature, but who wants that? This week, lean how to create your very own John Hancock! Read the article [PDF]
Save the Date: All-Campus Welcome Reception
Chancellor Vicky L. Carwein cordially invites faculty and staff to attend the All-Campus Welcome Reception, Tuesday, August 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Walb Student Union International Ballroom "B." Please R.S.V.P. by Friday, August 22. 
Fitness Center Membership
Achieve your fitness goals at the IPFW Athletics Center fitness areas. You can purchase a 2014-- 15 school year membership (expires 8/25/15) or a 2014 fall semester membership (expires 1/13/15). Sign up at the fitness center website.
Membership Fees:
  • Faculty, staff, and retirees --  $40 for school year, $35 for semester
  • Spouse of faculty, staff, and retirees --  same as above
All faculty, staff, and retirees can receive free "getting started" fitness consultations from an IPFW certified personal fitness trainer. Call 481-6647 or email
Register Now for HR Fall Training Program 
Whether you're a team leader or a team member, as an IPFW employee you have the opportunity to optimize your performance through the Supervise for Success training program. The program consists of 10 learning units and is designed to equip you with the tools, techniques, and information essential to your personal and professional success. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate acknowledging your accomplishment. Additional information about the program and registration can be found on the HR website.
Help Welcome Our Students to Campus Housing
Move-in cart IPFW students who live on the Waterfield Campus will move in Thursday, August 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Alumni Relations is in need of your assistance!
If you would like to meet and greet students and their families and help provide refreshments and assistance, please R.S.V.P. for the shift that works best for your schedule.

Photo of the Week

On July 1, 1976, the School of Fine Arts of the Fort Wayne Art Institute was merged with Indiana University at Fort Wayne, allowing IPFW to acquire a fine arts department. The studios and offices were at 1026 West Berry Street and enrollment was between 200 and 225. View large photo

New Faces, New Places

Joshua Bacon, secretary for College of Arts and Sciences

John Dunning, custodian for Building Services

Jackie Henderson, custodian for Building Services

Brian Malone, custodian for Building Services

Timothy Speshyock, custodian for Building Services 

This Week on Arts Weekly

Barb Richards from the Embassy Theatre drops by to discuss upcoming events; Liz Monnier from Fort Wayne Dance Collective is this week's Featured Fort Wayne Artist. Join host John O'Connell on Arts Weekly, Thursday, August 14, at 7:30 p.m. on WFWA PBS-39.

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