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Deadline to submit forms for leave taken prior to Jan. 1, 2019 is Jan. 11

The deadline to submit leave forms for time taken prior to Jan. 1, 2019 is Jan. 11. This applies to all employees. 

Supervisors must sign and submit leave to the Payroll Office. This deadline is necessary to stay in compliance with the Use-or-Lose Policy. 

Employees should note that their leave balances might not be updated to their correct balance until after the January payrolls are processed. 

Employee comings and goings – Jan. 7, 2019

The following employees have joined the OLLU community in December and early January:

  • Dinah Aleman – Student Employment Assistant
  • Patti Solomon-Rice – Founding Director of the Woolfolk School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Jacob Friesenhahn – Visiting Professor of Religious Studies

Thank you to the following for their service to OLLU:

  • Amy Tijerina – Administrative Assistant-Leadership Studies
  • Luis Forrestier – PC Support Manager
  • Jeremiah Tiffin – Volleyball Head Coach
  • Debbie Zapatier – Operations and Processing Manager

Reminder: Employees to submit/approve time before Christmas break

The following are reminders from the Payroll Office in preparation for Christmas break:

  • Any employee taking leave in December will need to enter their time before they leave
  • All time cards need to be submitted by Dec. 19. Since time cards are due prior to leaving for break, employees will need to anticipate any time that will be worked Dec. 20-21.
  • Supervisors will need to approve time by Dec. 19.

Employees reminded to submit/approve time before Christmas break

The following are reminders from the Payroll Office in preparation for Christmas break:

  • Salaried employees must submit their leave notices by tomorrow
  • Any employee taking leave in December will need to enter their time before they leave
  • All time cards need to be submitted by Dec. 19. Since time cards are due prior to leaving for break, employees will need to anticipate any time that will be worked on Dec. 20-21.
  • Supervisors will need to approve time by Dec. 19.

Employee comings and goings – Dec. 10, 2018

The following employees joined the OLLU community in late November and early December:

  • Aeriel Franklin – Exam Assistant
  • Rebecca Cavazos – Confidential Victim Assistant
  • Georgina Schmahl – Vice President for Institutional Advancement
  • David Macias – Senior Financial Aid Counselor

Thank you to the following for their service to OLLU:

  • Suzanne Patrick – Compliance Officer

OLLU 2018 United Way campaign sees 73 percent participation

OLLU’s 2018 United Way campaign saw continued success with a 73 percent employee participation rate. The total donation amount increased to $26,932.27, up more than $3,500 from last year.

The United Way supports 69 partner agencies and 137 programs in San Antonio that assist children, families and the SanAntonio community. Ninety-three cents of every dollar donated to United Way ofSan Antonio and Bexar County goes to direct service in the community with 7.2 percent going toward overhead costs, making United Way of San Antonio one of the most efficient and effective nonprofit agencies in the country.

For the team competitions, the EM-IA-MM Synergy Team (Enrollment Management, Institutional Advancement and Mission and Ministry) had 95 percent participation, followed by the College of Professional Studies, which had 84 percent participation.

Results of the United Way San AntonioHigher Education Workplace standings will be announced in the spring. Stay tuned to learn if OLLU retains its place as No. 1 in employee participation among San Antonio Higher Education Workplace Campaigns.

A special thanks is extended to the 304 employees who contributed to this philanthropic effort.

Sister Nagy presents during conference held at OLLU

Sr. Margit Nagy, CDP, PhD, OLLU professor of History, presented “S.A.’s Model City Experience (1968-1971): The Sociological Analysis by OLLU’s Sister Frances Jerome, CDP, PhD, for U.S. Representative Henry B. Gonzalez” on Nov. 16, 2018, at the 50 Years Later: Holding Up the Mirror Conference that was held at OLLU. Sister Woods was the founder of OLLU’s Sociology program.

Employees reminded to submit/approve time cards before leaving for Thanksgiving break

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Payroll Office requests that all time cards for staff be submitted by end of day tomorrow. Employees are also reminded to input their holiday hours for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Those employees who are planning to take vacation time today or tomorrow must input their vacation days and submit their time for approval prior to leaving for vacation.

Employee comings and goings – Nov. 12, 2018

The following employees joined the OLLU community in early November:

  • Rosanna Luke – Annual Giving Officer
  • Nicolas Juarez – Police Sergeant
  • Waheeda Kara – BSW Administrative Assistant
  • Hector Garza – Student Success Coach
  • Stephanie Gower – Student Success Coach
  • Melanie Esterling – Student Success Coach

Thank you to the following for their service to OLLU:

  • Joseph Gallego
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