Announcements

Processing Fiscal Year-end Financial Transactions



TO:                 University Departments

FROM:           Ron Smith, Controller           

SUBJECT:    Processing Fiscal Year-end Financial Transactions

Similar to past years, we request your assistance in processing year-end financial information.  Accounting Services will be officially closing FY21 - 22 activity Thursday, June 30, 2022.  We have outlined those areas that require your attention and action before June 30th.

 

  • Departmental Revenues – All revenues must be deposited to the Cashier’s Office no later than noon on Thursday, June 30th.  Please contact Ryan Boam (ext. 6614) if you have any questions.

 

  • Requests for Checks – All payment requests for services performed must be submitted in Paw Place no later than noon on Friday, June 24th.  Please contact Judy Hutchison (ext. 6605) if you have any questions.

 

  • Interdepartmental Billings - For those departments processing billings directly into the Banner Finance System, the information must be entered no later than 2:00 pm on Tuesday, June 28th.

 

  • Purchasing Card Reallocations – Any purchasing card transactions that need to be reallocated to another account (FOAPAL) must be submitted to the Electronic Finance Feed Application no later than Friday, June 24th.  Please contact Melynde Christensen, (ext. 7229) if you have any questions.

 

  • Funds Transfers – Please submit funds transfer forms (to clear all negative budget balances) to Accounting Services no later than Friday, June 24th.  Contact Bea Renkiewicz, (ext. 6389) if you have any questions.

 

It is very important for auditing and budgetary purposes that we account for information in the proper year.  Your cooperation will help the University to achieve an accurate cut-off between fiscal years.

 

Thank you.​​​​​​​

 

Contact Information

Name
Patricia Rasmussen
Department
Accounting Services
Email
prasmussen1@weber.edu
Phone
801-626-6606

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Take UNIV 1105: Foundations of College Success!



Want to learn how to be successful in college and get off to a great start here at Weber State University?

Take UNIV 1105: Foundations of College Success!                                                                                   image.png

The First Year Experience (FYE) Program is designed to help incoming students make a successful transition into the university community by offering a three-credit hour, elective course called Foundations of College Success (UNIV 1105). Whether you have just graduated from high school or are coming back to school, FYE will help teach you the ropes at WSU and assist you in making progress toward fulfilling your educational and personal goals. You will learn academic skills like study strategies, goal setting, and time management, explore majors and careers, and discover campus resources and events, all while connecting with other students and the university community. Register for summer or fall 2022 today!

Visit weber.edu/fye to see our course offerings and learn more about how UNIV 1105 will make you a successful student.

For more information, call (801) 626-6752 or email fye@weber.edu.

Contact Information

Name
Ariel Olson
Department
Student Success Center
Email
arielolson@weber.edu
Office
First Year Experienc
Phone
801-626-8761

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ECON 4810: Economics of Cryptocurrency (taught Fall 2022)



ECON 4810:  Economics of Cryptocurrency

Fall 2022 - TR 10:30am - 11:45am

 

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to cryptocurrencies, and the economics concepts that underlie them. The course will explain the motivation and use of cryptocurrencies. Students will learn about the history of money, and the role money plays in our society in the context of cryptocurrencies. Students will understand differences between digital money like cryptocurrencies and physical money. The class will cover the history, processes, and price formation of the two most popular cryptocurrencies, bitcoin and ethereum. Students will also be introduced to the basics of blockchains and cryptography. The class will discuss current international political economic issues related to cryptocurrencies.

 

Learning Outcomes:

This course introduces students to cryptocurrencies through the lens of economics. Upon successful completion of the course, students will

·Understand the emergence of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether in the context of the history.

·Be able to compare and contrast cryptocurrencies to other forms of currency, for example, by understanding the differences between physical and digital money, centralized and decentralize monetary systems, and different forms of money.

·Understand the basic structure of blockchains, and applications and implications of blockchain technology.

·Understand varying purposes for cryptocurrencies such as the purpose of stable coins and how they are pegged to national currencies.

·Be able to discuss current political-economic and international issues related to cryptocurrencies such as the adoption of cryptocurrencies as national currencies and the digitization of national currencies.

Contact Information

Name
Gavin Roberts
Department
Department of Economics
Email
gavinroberts@weber.edu
Phone
801-648-9535

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Student Employment Opportunity in the Business School



Do you enjoy working with people and are looking for ways to engage with other Weber State students (continuing and new)? Looking for on-campus employment opportunities while attending classes? The Goddard School of Business & Economics is now hiring a Student Engagement Specialist. The position will start this summer but continue into the next school year.

 To apply, go to the following link: https://jobs.weber.edu/postings/16681

 or search Student Engagement Specialist at https://jobs.weber.edu/

Contact Information

Name
Karen Hicks
Department
GSBE Advising Center
Email
advisebusiness@weber.edu
Phone
801-626-6534

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Student Employment Opportunity at the Library



Do you enjoy customer service and are looking for ways to engage with the Weber State community? Looking for on campus employment opportunities while attending classes? The Stewart Library is now hiring Circulation Student Assistants for Summer and Fall 2022! 

To apply, go to the following link:  https://jobs.weber.edu/postings/10503 

or search Circulation Services Assistant at https://jobs.weber.edu/

Contact Information

Name
Roxanne Derda
Department
Library
Email
roxannederda@weber.edu
Office
Circulation Services
Phone
801-626-6546

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Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day - Utah Drowning Prevention Coalition



Join the Utah Drowning Prevention Coalition in promoting summer water safety! Wear a life jacket to work on May 20th and show others the importance of wearing theirs on the water!

Here's how to participate:

  1. Wear a life jacket wherever you work
  2. Snap a picture
  3. Post the picture on social media using the hashtag #WearYourLifeJacketAtWorkDay
  4. Tae the Safe Boating Campaign AND Weber Rec (@boatingcampaign, @UtahDPC, @WeberRec)

Participants will randomly be selected to win prizes from the Safe Boating Campaign and Weber Rec! 

Email rebeccamabile@weber.edu for more information.

Contact Information

Name
Rebecca Mabile
Department
Campus Recreation
Email
rebeccamabile@weber.edu
Phone
(801) 626-7967

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WildCATT Disability Collaboration Award Recipients



Congratulations to the WildCATT Disability Collaboration Award Recipients in their hard work and outstanding efforts to provide support to our students here at Weber State University:

  • Dr. Brian Chung (Faculty Award)
  • Margarita Vara (Staff Award)
  • Pam Lee (Outstanding Service Award)
  • Housing Department (Department Award)

Contact Information

Name
Brady Rae
Department
Disability Services
Email
bradyrae@weber.edu
Phone
801-626-6413

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Recognize a Staff or Faculty member from across Campus



The ideal candidate:

  • Is from a different division or college **
  • Has gone out of their way to help or support you or your division
  • Has earned much needed recognition that may go unnoticed
  • Recognize another staff or faculty member from anywhere on campus who has shown what a GREAT! GREAT! GREAT! WSU employee they are.

Your recognition will be shared with that faculty or staff member. They will also receive a small appreciation prize for their contribution to Weber State.  

** If your division has their own recognition program, please use that nomination system for someone in your own division or college.

Contact Information

Name
Alex Ward
Department
SAC
Email
alexandraward@weber.edu

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Supervisor of Student Employees: Ask the Experts



Come ask questions and hear from the experts on all things related to supervising student employees. We will hear from experts about topics related to student employment such as work study, 50/50 funding, human resources, payroll, internships, GetSET, incorporating career ready skills, and more. Please bring your questions for the experts and any ideas you have about student employment. It will be offered in-person or virtually. Lunch will be provided for those who attend in-person.

  • June 1
  • Noon - 3 p.m.
  • Shepherd Union Ballrooms B & C OR Virtual
  • Register through TrainingTracker: Course #290-01

 

Contact Information

Name
Sara Seefried
Department
Career Services
Email
saraseefried@weber.edu
Phone
801-626-6393

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Leslie Loeffel's Retirement



Mark your calendars! 

Please join us as we bid farewell to Leslie Loeffel after over 2 decades of service at Weber State.

There will be a reception on May 26th at 2:30 at the Ogden campus and another on June 1st at 2:30 at the Davis campus. See the flyer for further details. 

Hors d`oeuvres will be served at the Ogden reception. A small treat will be served at the Davis reception. 

Contact Information

Name
Alexandra Ward
Department
Academic Support Centers - Programs
Email
alexandraward@weber.edu
Phone
801-626-7847

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Think Like a CEO -- Pushing the Boundaries of Women in Leadership



Join us this Friday for “Think Like a CEO,” -- an event championing women in leadership. 

We will be honored to hear from Dr. Tulinda LarsenSarah Lehman and Mandy Rogers. They will speak about why women need to sit at the table, mentor other women, speak up, and show how to lead with emotional intelligence.

    May 20, 2022
    4-6 p.m.
    The Monarch
    425 25th Street, Ogden, UT 84401


Get your free tickets through the following link: https://lnkd.in/ggKFMW78

Contact Information

Name
Aniza Brown
Department
Catalyst Campus
Email
Aniza.brown@catalystcampus.org
Phone
520-548-3009

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General Counsel Candidate Presentation links and request for feedback



The finalists for the position of General Counsel at Weber State University addressed the following topic on May 11 and May 17, respectively:

“As General Counsel for Weber State University, how would you empower individuals across the institution and manage the daily needs of the legal office to handle the full array of legal and policy matters that face WSU in a manner consistent with WSU’s mission, vision, values and goals?”


 

Stephanie Hollist

In order to view the May 11th presentation by Stephanie Hollist, please use this link.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zQ9byK8Yn6VzQiITJb7ueZ5Qwlw6UCkH/view?usp=sharing

Please take a short survey to provide feedback for this candidate by Friday, May 20:

General Counsel candidate feedback survey

 

Craig J. Hoefer

In order to view the May 17th presentation by Craig J. Hoefer, please use this link. 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fnjOAI2POI_juFm-BCP-asm03rkl9Iy1/view?usp=sharing

Please take a short survey to provide feedback for this candidate by Friday, May 20:

General Counsel candidate feedback survey

 

Contact Information

Name
Helen Fink
Department
VP University Advancement
Email
hfink@weber.edu
Phone
801-626-6002

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Mindful Meditation Sessions



Hannah Muetzelfeld will be hosting 30-minute mindful meditation sessions every Wednesday from 12:30-1:00pm during the summer (with the exception of 7/6/2022). To participate in the sessions, please join via the following link. (Click here)

If you would like to be added to a recurring calendar appointment please email Human Resources at hr@weber.edu

 

Contact Information

Name
Jennifer Evans
Department
Human Resources
Email
jevans3@weber.edu
Phone
801-626-8534

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First Aid, CPR/AED Course for Weber State Employees



Come sign up for the First Aid, CPR/AED class on May 23rd, 2022. The CPR portion will be 9:30am-12:00pm and the First Aid will be 1 pm-4:30pm. Sign up in Training Tracker using the 500-30 First Aid, CPR/AED class:

This course provides participants with the most up-to-date First Aid, CPR and AED training specifically focused on medical emergencies in the workplace. Participants learn life-saving skills including treatment for shock, bleeding and wounds, burns, medical emergencies, and more. Upon completion, students receive First Aid Certification and a CPR/AED Certification valid for two years. This is 6-hour two-part class – 3.5 hours for First Aid, 2.5 hours for CPR/AED.

There is a $25 fee for this class. Please contact Jim White (jimwhite@weber.edu) in Environmental Health & Safety to coordinate fee payment.

Contact Information

Name
Jim White
Department
University Police
Email
jimwhite@weber.edu
Phone
801-626-7796

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Beach Bash - June 9



If you are a First Generation student or in the Wildcat Scholars program, join us for this free event! We will be having fun at Pineview Reservoir with kayaks, SUPS, an inflatable slide and food.

Learn more and RSVP by June 2: https://www.weber.edu/wildcatscholars/beach-bash.html

Contact Information

Name
Andrew Crookston
Email
andrewcrookston1@weber.edu

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