The September 2010 issue is available at:
Kurt Blythe, Columns Editor
[Note: New members, please consider reporting the story of how you came to be a member of NASIG. You may submit items about yourself to Kurt Blythe at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your e-mail address.]
All things fade with time, except for NASIG, which finds itself renewed by five new members. Welcome to: Continue Reading 25:1 (2010:03) Checking In…
Call for 2010/2011 Volunteers
Katy Ginanni, NASIG Vice President/President-Elect
It’s that time of year when tears can be seen streaming down my face, and my tissues come out. Nope, it’s not the “cedar fever” that strikes so many folks in south central Texas.
It’s time for me to beg for volunteers for NASIG committees!
The link to the Volunteer Application can be found in the center of the page at http://www.nasig.org/about_committees.cfm. Below that is a list of all committees; descriptions of each committee can be found when you link to them. Continue Reading 25:1 (2010:03) Call for 2010/2011 Volunteers…
Peter Whiting, NASIG Treasurer
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NASIG 25th Anniversary Task Force Plans
NASIG will be celebrating its 25th conference in 2010 at the lovely Rancho Las Palmas Resort in Palm Springs, California (http://www.rancholaspalmas.com/). It is really amazing to think that an all-volunteer organization would reach the quarter-century mark so the Executive Board appointed a task force to develop plans to commemorate this special occasion. The time seemed right for the task force to provide the membership with an update on our progress. Continue Reading 24:4 (2009:12) NASIG 25th Anniversary Task Force Plans…
Tags: Los Angeles fire
The Executive Board of NASIG would like to express, on behalf of the organization as a whole, our deep concern for the safety and welfare of our many members in the vicinity of the wildfires currently burning in the Los Angeles area. Our thoughts are with you as we monitor progress towards containment of the fires, and we look forward hopefully to hearing that you and your institutions have come through unscathed.
The NASIG Executive Board
HOUSTON AREA UPDATE
Jill Emery, NASIG President
NASIG’s thoughts are with our members in the Houston area.
From reviewing various campus emergency web sites on Sunday evening, it can be reported that other than power outages, most appear to be doing well, with mostly debris pick-up as their main clean-up activities.
Rice University will open on Tuesday and they appear to have power. Given Rice’s proximity to the Medical Center, they’re lucky in this respect as it makes them first back on the power grids.
All other universities’ emergency web sites such as the University of Houston, Lamar University, Sam Houston State University, etc., have stated they will delay opening until Wednesday. This is due to the widespread power outage in the area and some minor building damage and campus clean-up of debris.
Texas A&M Galveston and the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston received minor flooding and building damage. Both are located in the area protected by the sea wall. They will remain closed through 21 September. UTMB has reopened their emergency room have seen about 60 folks primarily for minor injuries.
Texas A&M in College Station will resume classes on Monday.
[Ed. note: To our members in Houston and the surrounding areas, when you have power again, please feel free to post comments and let us know how you’re doing.]
PROFILES: PUBLICATIONS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE
Susan Davis, Profiles Editor
I selected the Publications and Public Relations Committee for this issue’s profile for several reasons. Many NASIG committees are extremely busy as the annual conference rapidly approaches and would not have time to respond to my questions, and I hoped this group’s work was not so conference cycle-oriented. The other is that in its present form this is a relatively new committee, which I wanted to learn more about. Thanks to co-chairs Marit Taylor and Glen Wiley for agreeing to be profiled! Continue Reading 23:2 (2008:06) Profiles: Publications and Public Relations Committee…
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