It’s a month into 2020 and winter time period — so now that you simply’re again within the swing of issues, be sure you be aware of upcoming occasions and building updates.
Right here’s what was heard round campus this month:
Coming Quickly: RecycleMania!
Starting subsequent week, Drexel will take part within the nationwide RecycleMania competition amongst faculties and universities. For eight weeks, we are going to monitor the quantity of paper, cardboard, aluminum, glass, plastic, cell telephones and pc gear recycled on our campuses so we are able to benchmark Drexel’s efficiency towards different establishments. How will you become involved?
- Brush up on finest practices. Drexel boasts a sturdy, single-stream recycling program that makes it simple and handy to recycle most pliable, glass, aluminum, paper and cardboard waste in College-operated properties. Discover out what and the way we recycle at drexel.edu/recycling. Then take a look at this “Recycling 101” blog post from the Academy of Pure Sciences for much more ideas that will help you recycle higher and smarter.
- Flip the DAC inexperienced. This yr’s RecycleMania Recreation Day Problem will happen on the Drexel males’s basketball sport on Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. We will probably be monitoring all of the supplies recycled because the Drexel Dragons tackle the Hofstra Delight. Followers can buy tickets by logging on to drexeltickets.com or by calling 1.866.four.DREXEL.
Drexel Actual Property and Amenities may also host RecycleMania Assortment Occasions on all three campuses in the course of the competitors. Keep tuned for particulars, and you probably have questions on recycling at Drexel, please e-mail email@example.com.
Drexel Ranked No. 5 in Campus Security
Safety Journal ranked Drexel College No. 5 in the nation for campus security amongst faculties, universities and technical establishments in its 2019 Safety 500 rankings. The journal additionally profiled Drexel’s Vice President for Public Security and Chief of Police Eileen Behr in an article revealed in November. Within the article, Behr discusses Drexel’s public security assets and community-based method to conserving our campus neighborhood protected. You can read the profile at this link.
Make amends for the President’s Report and Drexel Quarterly
Earlier this month, President John Fry launched the annual President’s Report summarizing Drexel achievements and information from 2019. The winter term Drexel Quarterly e-newsletter informing school and employees growth information additionally went out earlier this week.
Administrative Professionals Networking Occasion: March 12
The following networking occasion for the Drexel Administrative Professionals Studying Neighborhood will probably be held on March 12 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. within the Ida Chen Room of the James E. Marks Intercultural Middle (3225 Arch Road). The theme is Range and Inclusion, and registration is restricted. Go to Career Pathway to register through the Occasion Calendar.
Drexel Police Month-to-month Meet & Greet
Held the third Wednesday of each month, Drexel Police encourages everybody to cease by the Police Substation in Gerri C. LeBow Corridor (first ground, close to the A.J. Drexel statue entrance) to ask questions, voice issues, discover assets or simply say good day. The following Meet & Greet is Feb. 19 from 1–three p.m.
R.A.D. and Self-protection Lessons
The R.A.D. System gives self-defense programs on the fundamentals of hands-on protection coaching taught by licensed R.A.D. instructors. R.A.D. manuals are offered to course members, outlining the complete bodily protection program. Join Spring Time period RAD lessons now on the Public Safety website.
Should you’d like to start out off with a shorter much less bodily self-defense class, Public Security has created a two-hour class offering primary strategies for shielding your self. Please contact Linda Moran at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your group for this new class.
Fiscal 12 months 2021 Proposed Fringe Profit Charges for Sponsored Initiatives
Drexel College has submitted the perimeter profit proposal to the U.S. Division of Well being and Human Providers (DHHS) to ascertain the fiscal yr 2021 fringe profit charges for sponsored initiatives. These charges should not closing till we obtain the official charge letter from DHHS, nevertheless, we don’t count on any vital modifications when they’re finalized. The College doesn’t count on to obtain the ultimate charge letter for at the very least three to 6 months, so you need to start to make use of these proposed charges on any proposal submissions that can have wage and wages after July 1, 2020, to make sure you have budgeted ample funding. Coeus and Banner have each been up to date to replicate the brand new charges efficient July 1, 2020. The charges are posted on the Office of the Comptroller website.
Please observe, for fiscal yr 2021, the Academy of Pure Sciences will proceed to make use of the non-sponsored fringe profit charges; nevertheless, the fiscal yr 2021 charges should not but decided and will probably be introduced when closing. Within the meantime, proposal submissions for the Academy ought to use the fiscal yr 2020 non-sponsored fringe profit charges for any wage and wages after July 1, 2020.
Development Replace: New CAT Labs Accomplished
In case you missed it, take a look at the “Briefly Noted” section of Drexel Quarterly for a write-up and pictures of the just lately accomplished laboratories within the Middle for Automation Know-how — the ultimate undertaking within the College’s Research Laboratory Plan. For an entire replace on main campus initiatives, go to drexel.edu/facilities/design/currentProjects/.