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Office closure and Link schedule for holidays

UCOP offices will close from Wednesday, Dec. 24, through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Today's issue of Link is the final issue of the year, and publication will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015.

COO/CFO update: UCOP Administrative Services director position posted

The new position of executive director for UCOP Administrative Services, who will oversee units internal to UCOP, is scheduled to be posted today. All qualified employees are encouraged to apply.

UCOP giving tree

It’s easy to participate in holiday gift drive, extended to Dec. 22

If you haven’t yet gotten a chance to participate in OP’s drive to support the East Oakland Community Project (EOCP), you still have time. The drive has been extended to Monday, Dec. 22.

Nissan LEAF charging

Electric car discounts available to UC staff until Jan. 2, 2015

If you're buying a new car before year-end, you might want to take advantage of a limited-time $1,000 discount for UC employees on the Nissan LEAF, a 100 percent electric, zero-emission car.

Juan Conrado setting up Lobby 1

New procedure for reserving Lobby 1 conference room

Beginning today, Tuesday, Dec. 16, UCOP will use a new procedure for booking meetings and other gatherings in Franklin Lobby 1 conference room.

Franklin entrance

Season’s greetings and updates from UCOP Buildings Services team

Season's greetings from the UCOP Building Services team. Here they provide the first of what will be regular updates in Link on what’s happening at our UCOP buildings.

Tyrone Wallace

Cal basketball outings for UCOP staff in January 2015

Catch Cal basketball with your UCOP colleagues at two upcoming games in January at Haas Pavilion. Ordering tickets is easy, the prices are discounted and your significant others and family members are welcome.

Cathy O'Sullivan giving blood

Blood drive today: Give something that means something

Donate blood when the bloodmobile returns to UCOP today, Tuesday, Dec. 16, from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact Jan Kehoe right away at (510) 987-9692 or if you're interested, as appointments fill quickly.

Mailbins to be unsubscribed

Unsubscribe Week continues at UCOP

The unsubscribe effort that began on Aug. 25 is still under way, as the mail team continues to sift through bins of discarded mail to stop unwanted materials and deliveries to long-gone former staffers.

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Asian Pacific Islander Staff holds holiday potluck on Dec. 17

OP's Asian Pacific Islander Staff Association is hosting a holiday potluck for its final meeting of the year tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 17, noon to 1 p.m. in Franklin 9204.