On My Own Time Exhibit April 28-May17

On My Own Time Exhibit Runs April 28-May 17

Do you have creative skills or artistic work that you would like to share with your colleagues and friends at Syracuse University? Now is the time to present your inspiration through the On My Own Time exhibit April 28 – May 17.

Any full- or part-time Syracuse University faculty, staff, or instructor is eligible to submit up to three pieces of artwork in the categories of painting, ceramics, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, photography, collage/assemblage, fiber art, glasswork, computer art, metalwork, and mixed media. The exhibit is in the Noble Room of Hendricks Chapel and is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m.– 5 p.m. through May 17.

A panel of professional artists assembled by CNY Arts will serve as judges. Artwork selected by the panel will be featured in a public exhibit at the Everson Museum this fall. Visitors to the on-campus exhibit will be able to vote for a “Best of Show” piece. The winner of this and other categories will be announced at a closing reception on May 17.

For questions about On My Own Time, please call Lucille Murphy, human resources shared services representative, at 315.443.4042 or email lumurphy@syr.edu.

Now in its 44th year, On My Own Time (OMOT) brings visibility to employees artistic and creative skills through a community arts program to bring visibility to the creative skills of people employed in local businesses and organizations and the Everson Museum of Art.


University Faculty, Staff Receive Training on Investigating Complaints of Sexual Violence, Title IX Compliance

About 50 University faculty and staff members took part in training Jan. 27 that involved matters relating to Title IX, including  investigating and adjudicating complaints of sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual harassment and stalking.

February is Sexual Health Awareness Month

The Office of Health Promotion (OHP) is holding Syracuse University’s first Sexual Health Awareness Month throughout the month of February, calling it Frisky February. Working in collaboration with many organizations, University offices, community partners and the OHP Peer Educators Encouraging Healthy Relationships and Sexuality (PEEHRS), there are events all month long to encourage positive discussion about a subject many would like to know more about.

Tobacco-Free Campus

On July 1, 2015 Syracuse University proudly joined more than 975 universities in the United States that are completely tobacco-free. A tobacco and smoke-free campus is a clear expression of the University’s investment in the health and well-being of its members and in promoting respect for others and our environment. We are dedicated to fostering a culture of wellness through the promotion, education, and support of a tobacco and smoke-free campus to help ensure a healthy, productive, respectful environment in which to work, learn, and live.

FSAP Tobacco Cessation Resources Together, the University’s FSAP and Carebridge have a variety of Tobacco Cessation Resources as well as the University offering Nicotine Replacement Therapy coverage.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy coverage Attention Syracuse University faculty and staff: if you are enrolled in the University’s health benefits coverage through SUBlue, SUOrange or SUPro, you and your enrolled family members are eligible to receive coverage at no cost to you for prescription drugs and FDA-approved over-the-counter products to help you quit tobacco.
Tobacco-and Smoke-Free Campus For information about the policy, FAQ’s, online resources, history and timeline.
Communication Toolkits Communication is a key strategy in implementing the Tobacco-Free Campus policy and educating our campus community and visitors about what it means to be a tobacco-free campus. Communication toolkits are available to you to help you get the conversation started!