Staff Member Honored for Service

CI staff member Christine Thompson was named the recipient of the 2011 Debra L. Hammond New Professional Staff Recognition Award. The award was presented on Nov. 19 by the Association of College Unions International for Region 15 and is presented “to a staff member who has served as a model of employee service and volunteer involvement in the college unions/student activities field.” 

Christine is the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) Budget Analyst & Facility Specialist.  In this role, she assists in the oversight of financial affairs for ASI and the Student Union; she hires, supervises, trains and evaluates all student employees; assists with the general management of the newly opened Student Union; oversees all building reservations and event management; and is an integral part of strategic planning for ASI and the Student Union.  

For additional information, contact Genevieve Evans-Taylor, Executive Director for ASI, at ext. 3998 or


Textbook Rental Returns and Buyback Dates – Dec 8 -- 17

Return your rental textbooks to The Cove Bookstore from Dec. 8 - 17.  During this time, The Cove Bookstore will also buy back your textbooks and pays the highest price for used books!  The Bookstore will be open two Saturdays for your convenience, Dec. 9 and 17.  The store will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days.

Please note: The vendor parked at the front of the University has no affiliation with the campus and you cannot return your rental books to them. 

For additional information contact The Cove Bookstore at ext. 8833 or


Honk! Honk! Need a Car for your Department? Borrow Ours!

The New Year brings new perks to Zipcar membership – beginning in January departmental accounts for Zipcar will be available. No more paperwork for mileage reimbursements! Cars are available on-demand 24/7, to be reserved by the hour or day – a minute or a year in advance.

It couldn’t be easier to get off campus anytime of the day or night for business meetings, presentations, even conferences!  Rates start at just $7/hr or $66/day, and every trip includes gas, insurance, maintenance, roadside assistance and 180 free miles. Two cars are available on campus – a Toyota Prius at the Town Center and a Ford Focus near the Recreation Center.

For personal individual membership go to: and enter “csucilaunch” as the promo code to get $50 in FREE driving credit in your first 30 days of Zipcar membership! Or, ask to join your department’s Zipcar account when it becomes available. Details about how to apply for departmental Zipcar accounts will be released in January.

For additional information contact Deanne Ellison, Outreach Administrator/Special Projects, at ext. 3151 or


© Wavelength December 1, 2011