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10/01/2015

Benefits Annual Enrollment Starts October 26

This year's annual benefits enrollment will be from October 26 to November 13.

Please come to the annual Benefits Fair on October 28 from 8:30am to 3:00pm to get your flu shot and learn about the 2016 benefit plans we are offering to help you stay physically and financially well.

Information will be posted on the Benefits website.

09/09/2015

PVA Auditions Coming Soon

Auditions for Performing and Visual Arts groups are coming soon!

Choral Music

Caltech Glee Club is non-auditioned, but the director would like to greet you and hear your voice for placement in the choir. Chamber Singers is an auditioned group with singers selected from the Glee Club membership.

No-fail auditions will be held at the Caltech Music House will be held Friday, September 25th at 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 26th at 5:30 p.m.

Instrumental Music

Instrumental music auditions are friendly and low stress. Participating in a music group takes a maximum of three hours per week. Sign-up sheets will be posted in the Music House during the week prior to auditions.

All instrumental music auditions will be held at the Caltech Music House.

Chamber Music

Orchestra

Concert Band and Jazz Band

Theater Arts

Theater Arts (TACIT) is looking for directors, actors, writers and techs. PA040A (Directing/Acting/Writing) is a class that meets every Wednesday night from 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Auditions will be held at TACIT house Wednesday, September 30th at 7:00 p.m.

 

09/02/2015

Save the Date: Family Night Dinner & Movie

Family Night Dinner and Movie for the Caltech community and their families will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 16. This is the official kick-off of our United Way Campaign.

Dinner will be served from 5pm to 6:15 p.m. on Beckman Mall. No tickets are required for the dinner.

A family movie will be screened at 6:30 p.m. in Beckman Auditorium. Wristbands are required for admission to the movie. Wristbands will be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis during the dinner.

Stay tuned for the coming attractions: movie and performance details!

06/10/2015

Foothill Unity Center Back-to-School Drive

The Caltech community is participating in a drive in support of the Foothill Unity Center to provide back-to-school supplies for children of qualified families.

Drop-off boxes are in Human Resources & Keith Spalding lobbies. Donations are accepted from June 15th thru July 22nd.

Suggested items are: New backpacks, 24-count crayons, single spiral notebooks, glue sticks, mechanical pencils, pencil sharpeners, 3-ring binders, filler paper (college & wide-ruled), calculators (regular & Scientific), 12' ruler, and blue and black ballpoint pens.

Please deposit your items in the drop-off boxes between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If you have questions or need more item suggestions, contact Diane Williams at 626-395-8055 or diane.williams@caltech.edu.

04/07/2015

Caltech All Sports Camp 2015

The Caltech Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation invites children ages 5 to 13 to join us for our second annual All Sports Camp, June 8-12, 2015.

Camp will start at 9:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. each day, with early arrival and extended care available.

The camp is open to all in the surrounding area.

Please visit http://gocaltech.com/AllSportsCamp for further details.

10/11/2014

Caltech Moon Festival Gala 2014

Caltech Chinese Association (Caltech C) proudly presents the Caltech 2014 Moon Festival Gala on October 18, 5:30pm at Ramo Auditorium.

There will be a traditional Chinese buffet dinner, followed by live performances featuring Caltech students and distinguished performers from Southern California, and more. For more information and to RSVP, please go to our website.

09/24/2014

Red Cross Blood Drive

The Red Cross Blood Drive will  be held Monday, October 6 from 8:00am to 8:15pm and Tuesday, October 7 from 12:00pm to 6:15 p.m. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be parked by Winnett Quad.

Benefits of Donating:

  • It feels great to donate!
  • It's something you can spare – most people have blood to spare... yet, there is still not enough to go around.
  • You will help ensure blood is on the shelf when needed – most people don't think they'll ever need blood, but many do.
  • You will be someone's hero – in fact, you could help save more than one life with just one donation.

Please go to redcrossblood.org or call1-800-RED CROSS for more information.

Contact Christine Boyle Christine.boyle@caltech.edu at 626-395-3204

 

08/28/2014

United Way Campaign

Caltech's 2014-15 United Way Campaign will run from October 10 through November 17.

Effective October 10, you can pledge online by going to www.access.caltech.edu and clicking on "United Way."

Our campaign will begin with our Annual Family Night Kickoff on Friday, October 10. We are very pleased to be able to offer this fun-filled evening for Caltech & JPL families. We will be serving a pasta dinner on Beckman Mall from 4:30pm to 5:45pm. We will be screening the movie "How to Train Your Dragon 2" in Beckman Auditorium at 6:00pm. The dinner does not require tickets. The movie requires wristbands for anyone over 2 years of age. Wristbands will be disributed on Beckman Mall during the dinner on a first-come, first-served basis.

On Wednesday, October 22, we will have a new event called "Contribution Café" where you can come to San Pasqual Walk and make your contribution in person by check or payrolll deduction from 11:30am to 1:30pm. Come to contribute and stay for ice cream!

You can designate online or in person to any of the three Caltech affiliates: 

The United Way 5K HomeWalk is on Saturday, November 15 in Exposition Park. You can run or walk or be a virtual walker. More information to follow...

08/28/2014

Benefits Fair & Flu Shot Clinic

Caltech's Benefits Fair and Flu Shot Clinic will take place at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 21, in Dabney Hall and the Garden of the Associates.

Meet representatives from our benefits carriers:

  • TIAA-CREF
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Anthem
  • UniAccount
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)
  • Safeguard
  • Delta Dental
  • MetLife
  • Aetna Student Health
  • Child Education Center (CEC).

Members from the Caltech Benefits Office will be there to answer questions regarding your Annual Enrollment.

And of course there will be giveaways and raffle prizes!

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