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03/30/2016

Hoverboard Guidelines

Caltech prohibits the use, possession and storage of hoverboards, hands-free segways, and self-balancing scooters (collectively "hoverboards") on campus and in campus-owned or controlled buildings.    

When safety standards can be developed and implemented by the manufacturers, this prohibition will be revisited. 

02/29/2016

Just Added! Wednesday Performance of "Boldly Go!"

Due to the overwhelming popularity of this past weekends premiere performances of Boldly Go!, an original musical parody of Star Trek, Theater Arts at Caltech has just added a performance this Wednesday, March 2nd, at 7:30 p.m.

Details for this and all remaining performances of the production can be found on the Public Events calendar for March.

Discounted tickets for the Caltech family (students, staff, faculty, Caltech Associates, Friends of Beckman Auditorium) may be purchased by calling the Ticket Office at 626-395-4652.

12/24/2015

Campus Special Release Days

Campus will be observing special release days December 29 - 31, 2015. For additional information please read the FAQs posted on the HR website.

11/23/2015

Adopt an Angel

Caltech Human Resources is once again sponsoring the annual Adopt an Angel Program, which provides holiday gifts for children of poverty-level families in the San Gabriel Valley area.

Come to the Human Resources office between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to pick up a decorated paper angel bearing the name of a needy child, along with his or her special wish list, age, clothing size, and interests.

Unwrapped gifts with the paper angel attached should be delivered to the Human Resources office by Friday, December 11.

The Angel Program is affiliated with the Foothill Unity Center, a nonprofit organization that provides critical support in the form of food, clothing, motel vouchers, referrals, and advocacy for people in crisis who reside in the San Gabriel Valley area.

For more information, contact Diane Williams at diane.williams@caltech.edu or 626-395-8055.

10/19/2015

Caltech United Way Campaign is live!

United Way is a nonprofit organization that creates pathways out of poverty to improve the quality of life for all in Los Angeles County.

By electing to donate, you can choose to support the following Caltech affiliates or designate an agency of your choice:

We also encourage you to explore how contributing to the United Way's "Creating Pathways Out of Poverty" fund can help those in need.

Pledge online by going to www.access.caltech.edu and clicking on "United Way"

If you need assistance with pledging or want to know the name of your department/division United Way Ambassador, email Amy Click or call (626) 395-1745.

10/01/2015

Benefits Annual Enrollment Starts October 26

This year's annual benefits enrollment will be from October 26 to November 13.

Please come to the annual Benefits Fair on October 28 from 8:30am to 3:00pm to get your flu shot and learn about the 2016 benefit plans we are offering to help you stay physically and financially well.

Information will be posted on the Benefits website.

09/09/2015

PVA Auditions Coming Soon

Auditions for Performing and Visual Arts groups are coming soon!

Choral Music

Caltech Glee Club is non-auditioned, but the director would like to greet you and hear your voice for placement in the choir. Chamber Singers is an auditioned group with singers selected from the Glee Club membership.

No-fail auditions will be held at the Caltech Music House will be held Friday, September 25th at 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 26th at 5:30 p.m.

Instrumental Music

Instrumental music auditions are friendly and low stress. Participating in a music group takes a maximum of three hours per week. Sign-up sheets will be posted in the Music House during the week prior to auditions.

All instrumental music auditions will be held at the Caltech Music House.

Chamber Music

Orchestra

Concert Band and Jazz Band

Theater Arts

Theater Arts (TACIT) is looking for directors, actors, writers and techs. PA040A (Directing/Acting/Writing) is a class that meets every Wednesday night from 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Auditions will be held at TACIT house Wednesday, September 30th at 7:00 p.m.

 

09/02/2015

Save the Date: Family Night Dinner & Movie

Family Night Dinner and Movie for the Caltech community and their families will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 16. This is the official kick-off of our United Way Campaign.

Dinner will be served from 5pm to 6:15 p.m. on Beckman Mall. No tickets are required for the dinner.

A family movie will be screened at 6:30 p.m. in Beckman Auditorium. Wristbands are required for admission to the movie. Wristbands will be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis during the dinner.

Stay tuned for the coming attractions: movie and performance details!

06/10/2015

Foothill Unity Center Back-to-School Drive

The Caltech community is participating in a drive in support of the Foothill Unity Center to provide back-to-school supplies for children of qualified families.

Drop-off boxes are in Human Resources & Keith Spalding lobbies. Donations are accepted from June 15th thru July 22nd.

Suggested items are: New backpacks, 24-count crayons, single spiral notebooks, glue sticks, mechanical pencils, pencil sharpeners, 3-ring binders, filler paper (college & wide-ruled), calculators (regular & Scientific), 12' ruler, and blue and black ballpoint pens.

Please deposit your items in the drop-off boxes between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If you have questions or need more item suggestions, contact Diane Williams at 626-395-8055 or diane.williams@caltech.edu.

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