SU Snapshot

You don't see this everyday...

Posted on Wednesday, March 26, 2014

SquirrelBannan_400UPDATE (April 8): As you'll recall, Gina Lopardo, director of Education Abroad, sent in this shot and wrote, "I took this picture of a squirrel packing its mouth with toilet paper when I was climbing the stairs between both Bannan buildings on 2/14." We asked for your captions, and here's what we got:

"Allergies!"
- Heidi Beck, instructor, Culture and Language Bridge Program

"Hindsight is 20/20. I knew I should have gotten that flu shot this year!!"
- Joyce Allen, registrar

"AHH CHOOO!!"
- Amy Lane, gift and data integrity coordinator, University Advancement

"Do not even think of saying I have a potty mouth."
- Doug Duncan, associate university counsel

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The real Monuments Men

Posted on Wednesday, March 26, 2014

You just can’t keep emeritus faculty member Bob Harmon from teaching. His informal but informative “Shop Talk” lectures are always well attended by Facilities staff and other colleagues from across the campus. Last month in the lead-up to the Oscars, Harmon delivered a timely lecture on his World War II experience and the real “Monuments Men.” Steve Szablya of Facilities captured the lecture on video, which you can watch here:

 

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From a bygone SU era

Posted on Thursday, March 06, 2014

UAAshtray_SnapshotInnerThis little artifact was unearthed during a recent cleaning expedition in the offices of University Advancement. These ash trays apparently were given as tokens of appreciation to donors back in the day. Thanks to Kristen Kirst, director of advancement communications and marketing, for passing this along to the The Commons.

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