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Spanish for Heritage Speakers!

Spanish for Heritage Speakers! This fall, the Spanish Department is excited to announce the first heritage language course for students who grew up speaking some Spanish at home. We recognize that folks who grew up speaking Spanish but have limited formal training in the language have different needs from other language learners. These courses prepare  More

Posted July 14 at 3:59 pm
Contact Sandra Bernal Heredia
Posted By Sandra Bernal Heredia

brown tail moth spraying 7/14

Tuesday 7/14/20 in the morning, Modern Pest is scheduled to be on campus to treat doorways for Brown Tail Moths. They will be spraying self lit doorways at Eustis, Lovejoy, Mudd. Keyes, Arey, Olin, Davis, Diamond, Dana, Roberts, Cotter, AMS and Senior Apartments. The moths are attracted to the lit entryways at night so this  More

Posted July 13 at 1:32 pm
Contact Grounds Department
Phone 2078595000
Posted By Douglas Cosentino

Preschool-aged childcare needed for fall

Looking for a person to come into our Waterville home this fall to provide care & preschool activities for one, possibly two, 4 year old girls, part-time in the ballpark of 9-12 hours/week starting mid-late August. Ideally two or three times a week with mornings preferable, although exact day/time is negotiable at the start and  More

Posted July 13 at 12:34 pm
Contact Sarah Staffiere
Phone 207-313-2209
Posted By Sarah Staffiere

THE COLBY ECHO IS HIRING!

THE COLBY ECHO IS HIRING!

Click the link below to apply for a position at The Colby Echo for the 2020-2021 school year. We encourage all students who are interested to apply! Applications are due July 17th. THE COLBY ECHO: APPLICATION 2020-2021: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fD4whi0PocTtCUyoWz77jRsgGJfF4mlxmqnkAKva5Sk/edit?usp=sharing

Posted July 13 at 11:02 am
Posted By Heather Jahrling

Week of July 13: Workday Q&A Forums

Continuing through July, Colby faculty and staff will have the opportunity to attend virtual Q&A forums (via Zoom). These 1-hour sessions are designed for attendees to drop-in, stay as long as wanted, and participate in a live discussion with Colby Workday subject matter experts to ask questions about Workday functionality, specific to a training course  More

Posted July 10 at 5:18 pm
Contact Melissa Breger
Phone 2078595509
Category Training
Posted By Melissa Breger

Learn a New Language ONLINE at FluentSoon!

Learn a New Language ONLINE at FluentSoon!

Hi everyone! I hope everyone is staying safe. Making the most out of this time at home is hard. However, there are things that we can do now that will help us relieve that anxiety and even help us with our future! For example, learning a new language! FluentSoon is an online platform that offers  More

Posted July 9 at 3:52 pm
Contact Jorge Ruiz
Category Miscellaneous
Posted By Luis Ruiz Chico

COLBY COLLEGE MUTUAL AID FUND

COLBY COLLEGE MUTUAL AID FUND

In systems of mutual aid, communities take on the collective responsibility of caring for each other. Mutual aid is not charity. Rather, mutual aid creates a symbiotic relationship where people offer material goods or assistance to one another when they’re in need. Through mutual aid, we have the opportunity to build trust and accountability at  More

Posted July 7 at 9:53 pm
Posted By Rachel Powers

Zoom Tutoring Opportunity for Kids K-12

Are you bored of the same routine with your kids every day? Do you crave academic engagement for them this summer? Well the perfect solution is right at your fingertips! A collection of Colby students are offering FREE and customizable ONLINE 1:1 tutoring or academic conversations on all major school topics. Questions? Comments? Email fsing21@colby.edu.  More

Posted July 7 at 9:00 am
Contact Chessy Singer
Posted By Francesca Singer

Center for the Arts and Humanities July Newsletter

Center for the Arts and Humanities July Newsletter

The Center for the Arts and Humanities is delighted to share its July Newsletter, which celebrates the work of faculty, students, and community partners. In addition to looking back at the Energy/Exhaustion theme, we highlight the publication of an insightful faculty book, a humanities lab that benefited a local museum, our brilliant Center Student Advisory  More

Posted July 6 at 3:32 pm
Contact Ayla Fudala
Phone 2078594166
Posted By Ayla Fudala

Week of July 6: Workday Q&A Forums

Continuing through July, Colby faculty and staff will have the opportunity to attend virtual Q&A forums (via Zoom). These 1-hour sessions are designed for attendees to drop-in, stay as long as wanted, and participate in a live discussion with Colby Workday subject matter experts to ask questions about Workday functionality, specific to a training course  More

Posted July 6 at 9:16 am
Contact Melissa Breger
Phone 2078595509
Category Training
Posted By Melissa Breger

COVID-19 Employee Travel Policy Update

The Mills Administration announced on July 1st that they are expanding the 14 day quarantine exemption for visitors from the states of Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey effective this Friday, July 3, 2020. As the added States have declining COVID-19 rates and have been determined to be low risk destinations, Colby’s employee travel policy  More

Posted July 2 at 10:08 pm
Contact Wade Behnke
Posted By Wade Behnke

Important Workday Accounting Information for Expenses, Procurement, and Budget Transactions

With the transition to Workday, Colby’s accounting codes uses a multidimensional structure called the Foundation Data Model (FDM). FDM moves away from the former numeric codes used in Jenzabar (CX) to using words and ‘worktags.’ This structure applies to tasks and actions around expenses, procurement, and/or budget transactions. As a first step, please be sure  More

Posted July 2 at 2:25 pm
Contact Amy Poulin
Phone x4125
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Amy Poulin

Colby’s Retirement Program & CARES Act Enhancements

As part of our efforts to fully support the Colby community through the COVID-19 pandemic, Colby is adopting a retirement program component of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Specifically, the CARES Act includes a provision intended to assist retirement plan participants and their families who have been negatively impacted financially by  More

Posted July 2 at 8:24 am
Contact Human Resources
Phone 2078595500
Posted By Jody Leary

Live Workday Demo: Using Workday FDM Crosswalk for Procurement

Based on the high demand from go-live, we are hosting a specialized session to showcase the functionality of the Workday FDM crosswalk that helps map old Colby accounting strings to the new Workday accounting strings (worktags) for procurement-related tasks.   Presented by Amy Poulin (Administrative Financial Services), this live demonstration (via Zoom) will illustrate how  More

Posted July 1 at 4:55 pm
Contact Melissa Breger
Phone 2078595509
Category Training
Posted By Melissa Breger

Workday is here!

  Effective July 1, to access Workday, go to my.colby.edu and click on the text “Colby Workday” beside this icon , under the online resources section.   Please review the following information to support your transition to Workday.   1. Review the ‘getting started’ guide – This guide provides information on how to log into  More

Posted July 1 at 7:49 am
Contact Melissa Breger
Phone 2078595509
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Melissa Breger

Reminder about July Health Insurance Rate Changes

During the annual enrollment process last fall, Human Resources provided information about benefit changes in January, and the deferral of health insurance rate changes until July. As a reminder, Colby assumed the additional costs for the first six months of this year, and employee contributions toward coverage in the Open Access Plus 350 (formerly known  More

Posted June 30 at 4:16 pm
Contact Human Resources
Phone 2078595500
Posted By Jody Leary

Expanded Library Services for Summer

Expanded Library Services for Summer While the Libraries’ physical spaces remain closed to the campus community, to provide access to Colby Library collections during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, as of July 1st, library staff will retrieve Colby materials for current faculty and staff and make those items available in the lobby of Miller Library. Please  More

Posted June 30 at 9:18 am
Contact Colby College Libraries
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Max Bowman

Submitting work orders remotely

Just a reminder for staff working remotely, VPN (Virtual Private Network) must be turned on in order for you to submit work orders to the facilities department. The following is the link to learn how to access VPN. If you continue to have issues submitting a work order, please contact the facilities department directly at  More

Posted June 29 at 3:05 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Deborah Cloutier

Hourly Employee Time Entry for Workday Transition

The payroll department would like to respectfully request that all hourly staff enter their hours for the pay period ending 7/4/20 into the current time keeping system before end-of-day on Friday, 7/3/20. Any staff scheduled to work on Saturday should enter their scheduled hours, and supervisors should approve time by the end of the day  More

Posted June 29 at 1:08 pm
Contact Payroll
Posted By Kevin Adair

Got a business idea? Turn your idea into a business.

Got a business idea? Turn your idea into a business.

Starting on July 14th, the CEI Women’s Business Center is offering a free, 8-week, online class to help creative, problem-solving women from Maine to make their first steps toward building tech-based businesses. To learn more or register, head to: https://www.ceimaine.org/news-and-events/news/events/propeller/

Posted June 29 at 11:54 am
Posted By Joshua Kim

Advancing the Conversation on Systemic Racism (Free webinar sponsored by DiversityInc and Cigna)

Advancing the Conversation on Systemic Racism (Free webinar sponsored by DiversityInc and Cigna)

You are invited to participate in a 60-minute live, virtual event hosted by DiversityInc and Cigna on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Be a part of the discussion about systemic racism and what it will take to build healthier, more equitable, vibrant, diverse, and harmonious communities and workplaces. The event will feature a  More

Posted June 23 at 11:59 am
Contact Jody Leary, Human Resources
Phone 207-859-5500
Posted By Jody Leary

June 22 Workday Training, Q&A Forums, and Payroll Update

  June 22 Workday Training Course Release The third release of Workday training courses for Colby faculty and staff is now available: Workday Time Off and Absence – For all staff Workday Budgets and Reporting – For chairs, directors, managers, and staff who manage budget transactions Workday Recruiting – For hiring managers Learn more about  More

Posted June 22 at 8:02 pm
Contact Melissa Breger
Phone 2078595509
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Melissa Breger