Jacksonville

April 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 Remote Access but the video […]

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January 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, and administrative) at all sites […]

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November 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 devices but you cannot view […]

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November 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 on Mayo servers. Security of cloud […]

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November 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 came to Mayo Clinic as […]

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October 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 Nov. 7, passwords must: Be […]

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October 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, October 18th. and the speaker […]

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October 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. To learn more about steps […]

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September 10, 2018

Miss Showing of “The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope, Science?”

By Neath Folger neathfolger

The PBS documentary by Ken Burns, “The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope, Science.” will air on PBS Tuesday September 25, 2018 8-10 p.m. CT on PBS

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September 4, 2018

Looking for term to describe seniors???

By Neath Folger neathfolger

This comes to us from an article in the Wall Street Journal via Joanne Rosener (click here for article). Joanne writes “Ever wonder why we cam up with Silver Force to describe emeritus and active staff over 60? We’re not alone in struggling with what term to use. Could have gone with Lucky Ones.”

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