The Thanksgiving baskets will be given to the Foster Grandparent volunteers who otherwise might not have a Thanksgiving meal.
“The Foster Grandparent Program involves seniors age 55 or older volunteering at daycares and elementary schools in the Terre Haute community where they are able to provide a positive influence with our local children. They are role models and support to children who need them. They directly help more than 300 children annually by tutoring them in reading and math, assisting them to develop improved learning skills, befriending and mentoring them.”
“Our volunteers serve between 12 – 40 hours per week and are beneath 200% of the poverty level.” (from the donation letter).
Dara Middleton, Library Events Coordinator, took over the coordination of the project from our dear colleague, Ginger Garvey, who died unexpectedly last December, and who was involved in this and numerous other charitable events on behalf of the library.
Library staff were asked to contribute money and/or to donate numerous Thanksgiving-suitable staples, including rolls / bread; potatoes (5 lb. bag); boxed dressing; green beans; corn; peas; cranberry sauce (canned); gravy packets (turkey); jello cheesecake; carrots; rice; mac & cheese; dry noodles; and chicken broth. In slightly less than 3 weeks from the invitation, we collected enough to assemble 8 baskets.
Dara arranged for the purchase of 8 12-lb. turkeys from Baesler’s Market, bought 8 laundry baskets, assembled and delivered the baskets to WICCA on December 15.
President Curtis will honor nine library employees for milestone years of service to the University at a special brunch on October 17! Be sure to congratulate them for this recognition of their hard work and dedication.
The deadline to apply for the library’s part time, no benefits staff position in the Permanent Art Collection is extended the ISU hiring site. The position title is Art Collection Assistant – Part Time, No Benefits. The applicant selected will work directly with Jocelyn Krueger,Curator of the Permanent Art Collection. Electronic applications now accepted throughJuly 19, 2019.
The library posted a part time, no benefits staff position to the ISU hiring site, working with Jocelyn Krueger in the Permanent Art Collection. The position title is Art Collection Assistant – Part Time, No Benefits. The posting is active and electronic applications will be accepted until July 5, 2019.
Position description excerpts:
Work 28 hours weekly, between 8:00AM and 5:00PM, Monday through Friday.
The Permanent Art Collection (PAC) Assistant will be responsible for the maintenance and display of the artwork around campus. They will install and de-install artwork in campus buildings and the public artwork on campus grounds. They will use professional art handling procedures to move, inventory, audit, conserve, clean, exhibit, frame, document, and other actives involving artwork and artwork storage areas. They will help to maintain inventory, condition, and loan reports. They will assist various campus employees, researchers, and vendors access the art collection while maintaining its safety and security, ensuring its accessibility into the future. They will perform these duties in assistance to the Curator and be solely responsible in their performance in the curator’s absence.