SAC Collections for Blessing Bags: Jan 30 - Feb 10, 2017

SAC is collecting items to make and distribute blessing bags from Jan. 30-Feb. 10. A blessing bag is an immediate way to help a homeless person take care of some basic hygiene needs. 

Items to be collected include (but are not limited to):

(Distributed January 26, 2017)

Opening on the Brown University Community Council (BUCC)

There is an opening for a staff member on the Brown University Community Council (BUCC), which serves as a university-wide representative forum for discussion, debate, and advisory recommendations on a wide spectrum of issues and concerns. Before applying, please go to the BUCC website so that you are aware of the committee charge, requirements, and time commitment.

(Distributed January 12, 2017)

Opening on the Public Safety Oversight Committee (PSOC)

There is an opening for a staff member on the Brown University Public Safety Oversight Committee (PSOC). The PSOC was established to serve in an advisory capacity to the Executive Vice President for Planning & Policy and the Chief of Police for the purpose of reviewing the practices, policies and procedures of the Department of Public Safety, and making policy recommendations where appropriate. Meetings are twice per semester.

(Distributed October 17, 2016)

The Clothing Collaborative Collection @ SAC Recruiting

Cleaning out your closet for the upcoming Fall? Consider donating your new or gently used work appropriate clothing, shoes and accessories to the Clothing Collaborative.

Current wish list items include:

-Men’s Shirts                          -Men’s and Women’s Coats

(Distributed August 31, 2016)

Feature story: Successful Pilot of Brown Staff Summer Reading Program

On Friday, August 26, 2016, staff from all over the university crowded into the Faculty Club to dive into deep discussion on the First Readings selection, "My Beloved World", a memoir by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Over 100 staff participated in the Brown Staff Summer Reading Program, a pilot program sponsored through the Office of the Provost and President's Staff Advisory Council (SAC). (Distributed August 30, 2016)