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EAP’s new on-call procedure
The Strong Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is changing its on-call procedure. All calls, emergent or otherwise, can be directed to EAP’s main phone number at 475-0432. If a staff person is not available, the caller will be directed to an answering service that will contact the on-call counselor. The emergency pager number printed on Strong EAP posters will be phased out during the next three months. For more details, call 475-0432.  

Tone and sculpt for summer
Well-U is teaming up with the Medical Center Fitness and Wellness Center to offer a class that teaches the basics of body sculpting. The presentation is for both the beginner and those who want to improve their technique. The session on May 31 at the Medical Center from noon to 1 p.m. is free and open to all University employees. Register online at or by calling 273-5240.

Online network for orchestra members, the Eastman School’s Web resource for information about orchestra life, recently released Polyphonic Backstage, an interactive feature enabling conversation about topics of interest to orchestra musicians. Powered by vBulletin, Polyphonic Backstage offers opportunities for open discussions in eight different categories, for professional networking, and for creating polls. Visit it online at and click on “Backstage.”

Advancement launches OASIS
University Advancement officially launched the first two phases of a four-stage implementation of the Office of Advancement Strategic Information System (OASIS) on May 1. The launch is the result of more than two years of work by Advancement, University Information Technology, and vendor partners. OASIS is a scalable system that will provide state-of-the-art tools to support advancement and fundraising programs. Future launches are scheduled through winter 2008.
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