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Briefs.......November 24, 1997
All invited to presentations by student affairs candidates
Human Resources issues winter
In the event of bad weather, information about whether there is a delay, closure or early release will be available through the University's emergency information number (860) 486-3768. Those who have voice mail will receive a phone message on their telephone extension. Employees on the ADMIN-L e-mail list will receive an e-mail on their account. The information on voice mail and e-mail will be the same as the emergency information line, so using these sources of information will reduce the possibility of encountering a busy signal on the emergency information line.
Closing information for the Storrs campus will be announced on the following radio stations:
If there is a delayed opening or an early release, a decision regarding the granting of compensatory time for those who report to work on time or stay at work will be made specific to the situation; compensatory time in these circumstances is not automatically granted.
On the lighter side
- names pose challenge for soccer coach
"A little at first with the Tietjen twins," said Tsantiris. "But I learned to tell them apart pretty quickly. They're slightly different in their facial features and you learn to pick one out from the other. And they play different positions, which helps." On the other hand, Tsantiris had to be careful about yelling "Hey, Barnes!" during a practice, lest three heads immediately turn his way. Even resorting to first names was problematic, since Sarah and Farrah sound pretty similar.
The result was nicknames. "Sarah we call 'Barnes' or 'Barnsey,'" Tsantiris says. "Farrah, they call her 'Phebes' because I guess she looks like Phoebe on that T.V. show 'Friends.' And Tammy, well we just call her 'Tammy.'"