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Apr 22, 2019

Tech Talk: Making Sure YOU are YOU! Essential Rules for Staying Safe Online

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
May 14, 3-4 pm SL-200, DAHLC (Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center)   Scams are growing more common and conniving, but you are not alone in battling them. Better safeguards are emerging to protect you. So how do you protect yourself? Here’s what our Mayo experts are saying about what you can [...]
Tech Talk: Making Sure YOU are YOU! Essential Rules for Staying Safe Online
Apr 15, 2019

Update to New Parking Rules

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Emeritus staff are not affected by recent parking eligibility changes! Effective April 1, 2019, the Rochester Parking and Campus Transportation Committee has approved changes to parking eligibility. These changes do not affect emeritus staff. The affected groups are: • Temporary research professionals — fellows, including senior fellows; associates, including senior [...]
Update to New Parking Rules
Apr 9, 2019

Arizona Educational Adventure Series - Now available for viewing on Video Exchange

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The Arizona Educational Adventure Series is now available on our video exchange. These have been very popular and some Rochester emeriti have expressed interest in viewing these presentations. To do this, you need to be within the Mayo firewall presently and best to be on-campus. You can still access these via [...]
Apr 7, 2019

Quarterly Noon Luncheon - Correction!

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
There was an error in the date listed in the Spring Emeritus Newsletter for the Quarterly Noon Luncheon. The correct date is April 17th as listed both on the RSVP mailing and on his website. Date: April 17, 2019 Time: 12 Noon Location: Philips Hall, Siebens Building Guest: Ms. Kim Norton, Rochester Mayor
Apr 7, 2019

Silver Force Social on Thursday, April 11

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Silver Force Circle Thursday, April 11, 2019 Rochester Golf and Country Club 6:00-8:00 p.m. Join us for an unforgettable evening socializing and enjoying Choir Country An evening with Choral Arts Ensemble, celebrating the great Minnesota choral tradition Given a legacy of excellence and a vibrant modern culture of composers and [...]
Silver Force Social on Thursday, April 11
Apr 7, 2019

Rochester's 24th Annual International Film Festival

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
It’s time for Rochester’s 24th annual International Film Festival!  It starts Friday, April 12 and runs through through Sat, April 20 at the Marcus Theatres. The website (www.rifg.org) has the schedule, descriptions and trailers of all 29 films. All seats are reserved. At the present moment only about half the [...]
Rochester's 24th Annual International Film Festival
Feb 28, 2019

Lecture: From Mayo Clinic to Vietnam: Memoirs of a Physician Serving in the War

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Special invitation for Emeriti!  Join us on April 11, 2019 as we travel through Vietnam gaining an appreciation of medical care through the eyes of James V Donadio Jr. MD, a retired nephrologist. Prior to his tenure at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Donadio was drafted into the US Army Medical Corps [...]
Feb 28, 2019

Helen Keller and Mayo Clinic

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
New exhibit during Women's History Month Helen Keller & Mayo Clinic  March 4 - 29, 2019 Hage Atrium, Siebens Building subway level Helen Keller (1880-1968) lost her sight and hearing at the age of 19 months from a medical condition that remains undiagnosed to this day. She became the first deaf-blind [...]
Helen Keller and Mayo Clinic
Jan 21, 2019

New Vehicle Registration System at Mayo Rochester Starting March 1st

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Register vehicle for new automated license plate recognition system in Rochester From Around Mayo Jan. 21, 2019 Mayo Clinic parking tags are being replaced by an automated license plate recognition system in Rochester on March 1. Mayo Clinic parking tags have been a fixture of the Rochester traffic scene for [...]
New Vehicle Registration System at Mayo Rochester Starting March 1st
Jan 20, 2019

Presentation: Normandy D-Day Anniversary Trip

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Educational Adventure Series 2019 Normandy D-Day Anniversary Trip: Emphasis on Mayo Connections Speaker: Bob Smoldt With added perspective from Dr. Roger Nelson and Dr. Denis Cortese Wednesday, February 6, 2019 For Arizona 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MT Mayo Clinic Building (Scottsdale Campus) Taylor Auditorium - (Live!) Waugh Auditorium – [...]
Presentation: Normandy D-Day Anniversary Trip
Jan 20, 2019

Opportunity - New Administrative Talent Pool Program for Emeriti

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Administrative Talent Pool—An Emeriti Partnership Program Mayo Clinic has approved the creation of a talent pool of emeriti who have skills and interest in temporary supplemental employment performing non-clinical administrative work.   The program is designed to support work at all three Mayo sites, is available to all emeriti (M.D., PhD, [...]
Opportunity - New Administrative Talent Pool Program for Emeriti
Jan 1, 2019

Attention Laptop Users Using Ethernet Connection in Emeritus Center

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Important Network Access Changes Effective Thursday, January, 3, 2018: Wired Ethernet Connections Only Mayo-managed devices (laptop/desktop computers, medical equipment) will be allowed to connect to the Mayo Clinic secure wired network. Personally-owned devices (e.g. laptops, workstations) will not have access Note:  Wireless devices (e.g. smartphones, tablets) or laptops using a [...]
Dec 11, 2018

Windows 10 Upgrade Coming...What You Need to Know.

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The computers in the Emeritus Business Center that are currently equipped with Windows 7 will be upgraded to the Windows 10 operating system the week of 12/17/18. Upgrade process The Windows 10 upgrade will come to most work units during late evening hours or overnight How to help your staff prepare for the [...]
Windows 10 Upgrade Coming...What You Need to Know.
Nov 21, 2018

About the Mayo Clinic News Center - Getting the News

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The News Center is found on the intranet inside the Mayo firewall. It can be accessed when logging onto Mayoweb from a Mayo workstation or using Remote Access with VPN connection. Each Friday you may receive the listing of news items on the News Center by email on your mobile [...]
About the Mayo Clinic News Center - Getting the News
Nov 20, 2018

Coming - Cloud-based Version of Microsoft Office

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Mayo is preparing to upgrade to a new, cloud-based version of Microsoft Office products called Office 365. This upgrade will occur in phases over the next 12 to 18 months. Cloud-based services, as well as the documents created using those tools, are hosted by Microsoft via the internet rather than [...]
Coming - Cloud-based Version of Microsoft Office
Nov 14, 2018

Flu Vaccination for Emeriti - Rochester

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Rochester Emeriti will have several options to receive their flu vaccinations this year.  While Emeriti will not be able to use the employee walk-in vaccination centers on campus, the options below offer many convenient locations and times. Scheduled visits for non-employee ECH patients Appointment lines open on Oct. 3: Please call [...]
Flu Vaccination for Emeriti - Rochester
Nov 9, 2018

New CEO Mayo Jacksonville

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees has named Kent Thielen, M.D., as vice president, Mayo Clinic, and CEO of Mayo Clinic in Florida, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Dr. Thielen succeeds Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., who has been named Mayo Clinic's next president and CEO. A native of Minnesota, Dr. Thielen first [...]
New CEO Mayo Jacksonville
Nov 1, 2018

Emergency Response Refresher Course - Rochester

By Bethany Krom @bethany krom
Where:  Charter House, room 158 When:   Thursday, December 6th Time:     3:00pm – 4:30pm (approximately)   We will be doing some hands on and face to face review of basic emergency response topics.  We will be discussing proper positioning of the rescuer and safety of the rescuer for all the above [...]
Oct 30, 2018

Starting Nov. 7, new password requirements will be implemented.

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Make your password more c@mPlex# to improve security Passwords, the keys to Mayo's network, provide essential protection to keep the institution's information safe. Currently, passwords are six to eight characters and could include only letters or numbers. Starting Nov. 7, new password requirements will be implemented to improve security. Effective [...]
Starting Nov. 7, new password requirements will be implemented.
Oct 24, 2018

Educational Adventure Series - Arizona

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Mayo Clinic Emeritus Association Presents: Educational Adventure Series 2018 On and Off the World’s Beaten Path by Alan Yudell MD Guest Speaker Friday, November 2, 2018 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MT Mayo Clinic Hospital (Phoenix Campus Waugh Auditorium - (Live!)  Mayo Clinic Emeritus Staff, employees, patients, and guests are [...]
Educational Adventure Series - Arizona
Oct 21, 2018

Highlights - October Quarterly Noon Luncheon

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Mayo Clinic Admin Talent Pool - New Opportunities for Emeriti Mayo Clinic endorsed an organized approach to access an energized and skilled talent pool (Mayo Emeritus) to fill administrative temporary staffing needs (positions and projects) Enterprise approach supported by the enterprise HR shared service Opportunity to match interests and proven [...]
Oct 21, 2018

2018 Distinguished Emeriti Award

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Jane K. Campion, M.S.N. 9/15/1976 to 11/30/1999 23 years of ServiceFor her never ending impact on our community through her contributions of time, talent, and resources to an ever-growing list of organizations, programs, and persons; for living her values, and those of Mayo Clinic with clarity and integrity; for actively [...]
2018 Distinguished Emeriti Award
Oct 21, 2018

The Balfour Fund and Mayo Clinic Emeriti

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The Balfour Fund is intended to raise funds in perpetuity to facilitate energetic, talented, and driven   emeritus staff to continue educating Mayo patients, students, residents, fellows, nurses, employees, and colleagues. It is the hope of the Officers and Councilors, the Emeritus Executive Council, and the Dean of Education that these [...]
The Balfour Fund and Mayo Clinic Emeriti
Oct 4, 2018

Fall Emeritus Quarterly Newsletter (EQN) now available online

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
To view the Fall edition of the EQN, go to "Staying Connected" on the Emeriti Association website and scroll down on right hand side to Emeritus Quarterly Newsletter and select the current edition.   ALSO, note new time for the fall Quarterly Noon Luncheon at the Foundation House. It will be Thursday, [...]
Fall Emeritus Quarterly Newsletter (EQN) now available online
Oct 2, 2018

Keeping smart homes safe and secure

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The Internet of Things (IoT) is all about connecting everyday devices to the Internet. These devices can provide wonderful features that make your life simpler, help save money and even increase the physical security ofyour home. However, like mobile devices, IoT devices also come with their own individual security issues. [...]