Alcalá View 1999 15.6

University of San Diego Archives

A newsletter for the employees of the University of San Diego View

March 1999, Vol. 15, Issue 6

Merger of Two Departments Complete

Give Blood, Give Life

The semiannual USO blood drive is set for 1O a.m. to 3 p.m., March 3-4, in UC Forum A. Appointments to donate blood can be made at a sign-up table in front of the UC, March 1-2, or by calling Tanis Manriquez at ext. 4796. Walk-in.donors are also wel- come during the blood drive. Proposal Writing Workshop Learn to write a proposal that could land you a Cultural Competencies Grant at a workshop scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., March 6, in Salomon Lecture Hall. Faculty, staff and administra- tors are invited. For more information , call Susan Zgliczynski at ext. 4287 or e-mail zglnski@acusd .edu . Para informaci6n en espafiol , llamar Yvette Fontaine a ext. 4678, Joe Nalven a ext. 2819 o Perla Bleisch a ext. 2540. University Ministry Events Bible Study, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m., every Tuesday, in Warren Hall 201. Daily Masses at Founders Chapel , 7 a.m., Monday through Saturday; 12:10 p.m., Monday through Friday; and 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Sunday Masses at Founders Chapel, 7 and 9 p.m. For more information about these events, call ext. 4735. Passages Retired Linda Barnett, executive assistant 1 in the School of Law, on March 19, after seven years. (Continued on page three)

The housing and residence life staff , now together in the same office, includes: (left to right) Kathi Spittel, Stacey Amodio, Heather Bartlett, Lan-y Perez, Judy Sandman , Dina Davalle, Rick Hagan , Lisa

Moses, Karen Tramontana and Sandi Bunton . By Jill Wagner H ousing and res idence life. Res idence life and housing. Wha t's the d iffer- ence? D ifferent staffs, d ifferen t purposes and, although the two departments se rve the same students, unti l recen tly they were located in diffe rent bu ildings. Unde r the direct ion of Rick Hagan and Judy Sandman fo r 18 years, the housing office hand les t he nuts and bolts of li ving on campus. From keeping res idence halls and apa rtmen ts furn ished, to running the hous- ing lottery and ass igning roomma tes each year, to billi ng parents for room an d board , the office is busy year-ro und . Larry Perez, ass istan t d irector of housing and res idence life, and Sandy Bunton, admin istra tive assistant in res idence life, superv ise and provide suppo rt serv ices fo r the resident directo rs, res ident coordinators and res ident ass istants, and handle disc ipli - nary problems with students.

T he consolidation of the two depart- ments began last Ma rch when Hagan took ove r as d irec to r of both housing and res i- dence life fo llowing the dea th of Skip Walsh. The roles of housing and res idence life are so interconnected that the two jo ined fo rces in the Mission Crossroads build ing. Hagan and Pe rez began conferring with Dean Tom Burke and Tom Cosgrove, asso- ciate vice pres ident of studen t affairs, last fa ll about the loca tion change, which was comple ted in Febru ary. Following a remodel of the first floor of Miss ion Crossroads, the residence life staff moved from the Hah n Un iversity Center to the en larged housing office. Pe rez, Bunton , and the res ident d irectors now head to the valley at the start of each work day. They are teamed in the new loca tion with Hagan , Sandman, ass istant d irecto r of housing, Kathi Spittel, conference directo r, Grace McElhaney , admin ist rative ass istant, Karen ( Continued on /Jage four)

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