class president Portman Wills gives his young neighbor Kevin
Zeithaml (son of Commerce School dean Carl Zeithaml) a lift
as the two ski the Lawn on Saturday, enjoying the first major
snowfall of the year. Some 4 inches of fresh powder fell that
day but melted almost as quickly as it accumulated. By Monday,
the Grounds were no longer snow-covered.
at U.Va. muy popular
Department exploring options as enrollment pressures build
with enrollment pressure, the Department of Spanish, Italian and
Portuguese received a one-time $50,000 grant from University President
John T. Casteen III to hire additional teachers to meet student
department chair Joel Rini says he is grateful for the money, it
is only a short-term solution and the department needs a better
handle on the future.
problem is its popularity. This semester, there are 12 sections
of 100-level courses and 34 sections of 200- level courses, including
eight new sections taught by the four additional instructors hired
with the presidents additional funds. Full
adds Career Services office
an effort to encourage professional development among U.Va. employees,
Human Resources has created a career services office.
since the fall, the office provides services ranging from conducting
career-related assessments for job enrichment and advancement, to
career change guidance and preparation for retirement. The office
will host a variety of career planning workshops this spring through
Human Resources Division of Training, as well as a series
of lunchtime seminars to be held around Grounds.
also offer no-charge career planning appointments, including assessments,
to individuals, and are available for group or departmental workshops
or meetings, said Career Services director Emily Bardeen.
The University is committed to helping all of its employees
achieve career and job satisfaction. In todays world, employees
need to take charge of their own jobs and careers.
former director of career services at the Alumni Association, said
career services are growing in popularity as a benefit offered by
private and public sector employers. Full