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Staff Senate Spring 2011 Newsletter
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For more information visit the Staff Senate Website at: http://www.scu.edu/governance/staffsenate/
Linen Drive: We are sponsoring a linen drive May 31 - June 3. We will also be collaborating with Housing to collect linens from students who donate them during "Student Move Out Week" which runs the following week.
We are collecting:
- New or gently used Sheets (any size) and pillowcases
- New or gently used comforters, covers or blankets (any size)
- Also needed are twin pillows and mattress pads but they can ONLY accept these two items in NEW condition for hygienic reasons
- New or gently used wash cloths and towels
- New or gently used kitchen clothes and towels
- New (not used) travel sized OR regular sized personal items (i.e. shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, etc.)
If you would like to donate, collection bins are located in three different locations for ease of dropping off your contributions: 1) Osher Lifelong Learning Institute; Loyola Hall (south entrance) 2) Benson East lobby or 3) Alumni Relations, Donohoe Alumni House. In Benson and Loyola look for the "green bins". Alumni's bin is red and the students at the welcome desk will be able to take your donation.
We are collecting for three organizations: HomeSafe (women and children's shelter); Inn Vision (umbrella organization serving a number of satellite shelters in the Bay Area and Sacred Heart center. All shelters cannot accept some of the items but one of the three can use each of the items on the list.
For questions relating to the above event please email Marquita Coe email@example.com
Name: Daryn Baker
Title:Lab Manager, Biology Department
Phone / Email:408-554-4678 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Length of SCU Employment: 10 years
Born & Lived: Born in
Early Life: I have one brother who lives in
Family: Married with no children. We are proud owners of Mr. Cooper and Serenity, two foster kitties (one was our own foster, the other was somebody else's foster) which ended up being part of our family. We are huge cat lovers! I met my wife in
Favorite Books/Series: Entire Harry Potter series, J.R.R. Tolkien collection, and Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand.
In My Spare Time: I research modern Japanese history, including military aspects and both Japanese government and Japanese Red Cross awarded medals. I am specifically interested in research on medals of the Japanese Red Cross and hope to one day write a detailed book on the subject. I am the current treasurer of the
Personal Philosophy:I like to be challenged. I think work challenges are good things that engage employees to do their best. I think it is fun to come to work every day and love the personal connection between the faculty, staff, and students with whom I work. I definitely see the SCU Biology Department growing and going places in the future.
The purpose of the Staff Senate Newsletter is to inform SCU staff of current events and issues. In this issue one can find information regarding:
Thank You Santa Clara!
The Easter Celebration at HomeSafe was great fun for everyone. The mothers and children left the party with smiles on their faces and a balloon and Easter treat box or bag in their hands. The event would not have been successful without the help of the many volunteers who donated their time and monetary gifts. Thank you for your participation!