Parking Garage Lighting

The installation of the new lighting on the 2nd floor of the parking garage has been completed. Starting Monday, June 25th, please return to parking on the 2nd floor. Next week, they will work on the 3rd floor lighting. Thank you for your patience as Kite completes these updates.

Emotional Intelligence


Emotional Intelligence

—known interchangeably as EI or EQ is the ability to identify, appraise, and handle one’s emotion. Emotional intelligence plays an important role in life success. People who know and can manage their own emotions and feelings, as well as those of others, are at an advantage in any domain of life.

Check out some Skillport resources to learn more about EQ and how to develop it!





Targeted Course:  Navigating the Workplace with Emotional Intelligence (26 min)

Video: Embedding Emotional Intelligence Techniques (3 min)

: Emotional Intelligence: Managing Emotions to Make Positive Impact on Your Life and Career

For more information or to suggest topics for next month, contact askHR at

Congrats, Ashley Gerard!

Dear friends,
I am pleased to announce that Ashley Gerard has been promoted to director of fundraising in annual giving. She will provide leadership to a strong team of fundraisers, committed to increasing unrestricted and giving society revenue through the cultivation of personal relationships. The open associate director of fundraising position on this team, reporting to Ashley, will be posted shortly.
Ashley assumed her current position of director of operations and technology in August 2016, and has provided leadership to a talented team responsible for maximizing unrestricted revenue and donor count through the execution of effective processes, segmentation, and new technology. This position will be posted immediately for five days with a preferred candidate, and will report to Ashley. Please feel free to reach out to me or Ashley directly if you have interest in either of the positions mentioned above.
Please join me in congratulating Ashley!
All the best,

Tech Answers 24/7

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has implemented ServiceNow, a self-service portal to provide support for all your technology related needs.  This enables you to log and track all your requests (software, hardware, and data requests), report a problem, and utilize the knowledge base for answers to many of your technology questions. We are migrating our DIS Data Requests to ServiceNow and will utilize it for our Help Desk requests as well to provide a single location to manage your IT requests. Our Development Help Desk together with OIT will be hosting one-hour demonstration on how to use this new tool.  Please mark your calendar and attend one of these upcoming sessions:

Tuesday, June 26


Lower Level Grace Hall

Tuesday, June 26


ESC Family Room

Wednesday, June 27


ESC Family Room

Thursday, June 28


Lower Level Grace Hall

Rosemary Michalski

Welcome Caitlin Olivier

“Dear Colleagues,
I am pleased to share that Caitlin Olivier will be joining the Donor Communications, Recognition, and Stewardship Team on June 25th.  Caitlin, who is a graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio Texas, comes to us from Indiana University.  During her time at Indiana University, she has served as a Salesforce CRM business analyst supporting the university’s regional campus admissions office.  Prior to her position at Indiana University, Caitlin worked at Drexel University in their admissions office as a Director of Freshman Admissions.  In her Program Director position, Caitlin will lead our cumulative giving initiative, oversee the stewardship efforts for capital donors, partner with some of our Principal Gift Officers to ensure best-in-class stewardship efforts, and assist with additional stewardship projects and events.  Caitlin lives in South Bend with her husband and son. We are delighted to have Caitlin as a member of our team, and we hope you will help us extend a warm Notre Dame welcome to Caitlin!
My Best,

June Matching Gift Email

The June matching gift email was sent on Friday, June 15 to this list of assigned entities who work for matching gift companies and have made a gift since April 9, 2018. Please note that individuals on the second tab of the excel file (“Fundraiser Outreach”) have not received the matching gift email message (all gifts exceeding $24,000) but are eligible to match their gift.  You are encouraged to reach out to your assigned benefactors directly to discuss details and answer questions related to the matching gift process.  If you have any questions regarding this communication, please reach out to Laura Snell. ​

Updates to Parking Garage Lighting

A friendly reminder from our friends at Kite Realty:

Martell electricians will be upgrading the parking garage lighting on the 2nd floor starting Monday, June 18th, beginning with the northern most 2 rows and possibly moving into the ramp area. We ask all residents, employees and tenants to please park on the 1st or 3rd floor next week to allow electricians room to work. We thank everyone for their cooperation with these upgrades.

Andy Gilmour, Operations Manager