The Trustees' Council of Penn Women invites members of the University community to apply to its 2001 Grant Program. Grants in amounts ranging from $1,000-$5,000 will be made to individuals or organizations selected by the Council's Grant Committee.
The Trustees' Council Grant Program is available to an individual who or organization that promotes the following:
The Trustees' Council Grant Committee is inclined to give favorable consideration to projects that:
For applications, contact Angela Scott at (215) 898-7811 or stop by the Sweeten Alumni House, 3533 Locust Walk. Applications must be submitted no later than January 31, 2001. Awards will be announced during the first quarter of 2001 and funds will be distributed thereafter. Note: This deadline has been extended from the orignial deadline of November 30, 2000.
Addendum to the 2000-2001 Faculty/Staff Directory
In February, the Division of Business Services will produce an addendum to the Faculty/Staff Telephone Directory. This addendum will correct inaccurate information and omissions; it will not contain updates submitted after the deadline.
Any directory items that require correction must be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 23, 2001.
For white page changes, faculty and staff members should also update their record online at www.upenn.edu/directories/dir-update.html.
--Donna M. Petrelli Aquino, Senior IT Support Specialist, Division of Business Services
Winter Break Safety: Special Checks of Residences
In order to reduce the opportunity for crime (i.e. criminal mischief, burglaries, etc.), the Division of Public Safety is again offering to conduct Special Checks of Residential Properties during the following timeframe: midnight Friday, December 22 to 7 a.m. Monday, January 15. Students, faculty and staff who live within the following geographical boundaries--Schuylkill River to 43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue to Market Street--may participate.
You need to complete and return an application prior to vacating the premise. Applications may be picked up at the Penn Police Headquarters, 4040 Chestnut Street or on the web. Check the Public Safety website at www.upenn.edu/police/specialcheck.htm for complete instructions and security tips.
--Division of Public Safety
Computer Connection Hours
The Computer Connection will have the following special hours during the holidays:
The PennCard Center's Holiday/Winter Break Hours are:
Spring Semester Extended Hours:
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Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 16, December 19, 2000