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07/18/2013

FIRST RESPONDERS’ COURSE

FIRST RESPONDERS' Course:  Specifically designed for people responsible for providing emergency First Aid care for the sick and injured.  Covers the full range of First Aid and CPR skills. Excellent training for law enforcement professionals, lifeguards, firefighters, security, teachers, and others who are responsible for the safety of others. 

Meets Department of Transportation standards for emergency response training.  Training will be 15 sessions – Mon-Wed-Fri – 8:00am-Noon – 7/29-thru 8/30.  Brown Gym Classroom.  Registration required.  For registration and additional information, please contact Mark Stapf at ext. 6277 or mstapf@caltech.edu.

 

07/11/2013

FOOTHILL UNITY CENTER "BACK-TO-SCHOOL" DRIVE

*FOOTHILL UNITY CENTER "BACK-TO-SCHOOL" DRIVE The Caltech community is participating in a drive in support of the Foothill Unity Center to provide back-to-school supplies for children of qualified families. Drop-off boxes are in Human Resources & Keith Spalding lobbies. Donations are accepted from July 8th thru July 30th. Suggested  items are: New backpacks,24ct crayons, single spiral notebooks, glue sticks, mechanical pencils, pencil sharpeners, 3 ring binders, filler paper(college & wide ruled), calculators(regular & Scientific), 12' ruler, blue & black ball point pens.  Please deposit your items in the drop-off boxes Mon-Fri from 7:30am -5:00 p.m. If you have questions or need more item suggestions, contact Stephanie Hancock at 626-395-2071 or shancock@caltech.edu.

07/09/2013

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE AT CALTECH

The Red Cross is conducting a blood drive at Caltech Monday, July 15 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be parked in the Winnett Quad. On Tuesday, July 16, the blood drive will be held from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Winnett Lounge (above the Bookstore).

For the second straight year, the Red Cross is experiencing blood and platelet donation levels in June and early July much lower than expected. Donations through the Red Cross were down approximately 10 percent in June 2013, resulting in about 50,000 fewer donations. Your help is especially needed now. Red Cross officials have issued an emergency request for blood and platelet donations. Please encourage donors of all blood types to give – especially types O negative, A negative and B negative.

To register and schedule an appointment, online please go to:

http://www.redcrossblood.org/

Or call Christine Boyle at Caltech 626-395-1745 or email christine.boyle@caltech.edu

Or you can walk-in to the Blood Drive and they can schedule a time for you as time permits.

Thank you!

07/02/2013

FOOTHILL UNITY CENTER “BACK-TO-SCHOOL” DRIVE

 

FOOTHILL UNITY CENTER "BACK-TO-SCHOOL" DRIVE

The Caltech community is participating in a drive in support of the Foothill Unity Center to provide back-to-school supplies for

children of qualified families. There will be drop-off boxes provided in both Human Resources & Keith Spalding buildings.  They are accepting

donations from July 8th thru July 30th.  Please deposit your items in the drop-off boxes Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have questions, contact Stephanie Hancock at 626-395-2071 or shancock@caltech.edu.

06/25/2013

Faster Campus Wireless Network

As part of the ongoing campus network refresh project, IMSS has increased campus wireless network speed limits. Caltech BeaverNet and the Registered network are now almost twice as fast as previous speeds. The Caltech Guest network rate has also been greatly increased. See more info about the wireless network at http://www.imss.caltech.edu/help/wireless. For questions or comments, contact us at http://help.caltech.edu (request type IMSS-->Network, Wireless & Remote Access-->Other).

06/21/2013

Red Cross Blood Drive at Caltech

The Red Cross is conducting a Blood Drive at Caltech Monday, July 15 from 8:00am to 8:00pm in the Red Cross Bloodmobile parked in the Winnett Quad and Tuesday, July 16 from noon to 6:00pm in Winnett Lounge (above the Bookstore).

Your donation can help save the life of a patient in need, giving them the chance to create their own summer of stories. Live a story. Give a story. Donate blood or platelets.

Help patients create their summer of stories by donating blood at our blood drive at Caltech on July 15th from 8:00am to 8:00pm. Summer is a time to create lifelong memories. When you give blood or platelets, you could give patients time to make their own memories.

 Show your American spirit this month in honor of Independence Day by donating blood. To help increase interest in donating blood when donations historically drop around summer holidays, all presenting donors July 1-15 will be entered to win one of five $3,000 American Express gift cards!

redcrossblood.org1-800-RED CROSS

 

 

 

 

05/23/2013

Time Keeping (Kronos) Limited - More Compatible & Secure

Due to serious security and compatibility issues with Java, IMSS recommends using Time Keeping (Kronos) Limited instead of regular Time Keeping (Kronos).

Time Keeping Limited, the lighter version of Time Keeping, does not require Java and is compatible with all common operating systems and browsers. Time Keeping Limited can also accomplish the same common tasks and functions as regular Time Keeping for employees and managers. For more information on using Time Keeping Limited, please visit http://imss.caltech.edu/help/KronosTraining.

Please note that this does not affect "swipers" (individuals who report their time by "swiping" their card at time clocks).

As a reminder, IMSS strongly recommends using Java only when absolutely necessary and frequently keeping up on security updates. Note that IMSS regularly maintains Java on all Managed Computing PCs.

For questions or concerns, please contact us at http://help.caltech.edu using request type IMSS > Applications-Self Service > Time Keeping (Kronos) > Other.

05/09/2013

“When I Die, They’ll Send Me Home”

"When I Die, They'll Send Me Home" – A Human Rights Perspective on Juvenile Justice in California

Elizabeth Calvin │ Annenberg Lecture Hall │ Tuesday, May 21, at 7:30 pm

 

In California children as young as 14 years old are tried in adult courts and given prison sentences meant for adults. The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and other international treaties require that children under age 18 be treated differently from adults when accused of a crime. Elizabeth Calvin, Senior Advocate in the Children's Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, has been at the forefront of a coalition advocating to change California law so that it reflects the capacity of young people to change and mature. Elizabeth will describe her research and advocacy on juvenile justice in California, as well as the work of Human Rights Watch. As a lawyer, advocate, and author of several Human Rights Watch reports, Elizabeth will also discuss the process and challenges she has faced with collecting data and analyzing the results.

 

About the Speaker

Elizabeth Calvin is an attorney and Senior Advocate for the Children's Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, where she works for the rights of children in the juvenile justice and foster care systems.  An advocate for over 25 years, she investigates human rights violations, publishes findings, organizes others to support a change in law, and lobbies legislators to take action.

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