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NASA HQ Heads Up 27 Feb 2003

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Monday, March 3, 2003

Thursday, February 27, 2003

MULVILLE RETIREMENT EVENT POSTPONED
Thursday, February 27. The retirement ceremony in the auditorium honoring Dr. Daniel R. Mulville, Associate Deputy Administrator, has been postponed. Evelyn Thames, Code PS, 358-1719.

LUNCH AND LEARN: ERGONOMICS
Thursday, February 27, 12 noon, MIC 5-A. Dr. Paul Abosh, a chiropractor from Sport and Spine Rehab, will address ergonomic situations for home, work and activities of daily living. (e.g., workstation ergonomics, carpal tunnel syndrome, headaches, and low back, neck, and knee pain). A question-and-answer period will follow. Shirley Mitchell, RN, 358-2600.

NEW YOGA SESSIONS BEGIN IN MARCH
- March 11-May 6, Tuesdays, 1 p.m.
- March 12-May 7, Wednesdays, 11 a.m.
The cost for each 8-week session is $96, and drop-ins are welcome at $15 per class. For details and to register, contact the instructor Melissa Weinrieb at OctoberMoon@rcn.com Registration forms are available in the Fitness Center, 358-0138.

NASA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS DUE
Friday, March 21 - application deadline. NASA Scholarship Fund, Inc., invites eligible NASA dependents pursuing a course of study in the science or engineering field to apply for scholarships. Completed forms and supporting material must be received by March 21. For details and forms, see http://jscpeople.jsc.nasa.gov/nasascholarship.htm Terri Robinson,358-4500.

HQ TRAINING CALENDAR FOR MARCH
http://ohr.gsfc.nasa.gov/DevGuide/Hq/Marchfy03.htm

EXECUTIVE POTENTIAL PROGRAM (EPP)
Monday, March 31 - nomination deadline. The EPP (formerly known as the Professional Development Program (PDP)) is a leadership development program for high potential employees at the GS13, GS14, and GS15 level. For details and nomination forms, see http://ohr.gsfc.nasa.gov/DevGuide/Hq/Agency/home.htm Kimela Ouakil, 301-286-6112.

AGENCY TRAINING CLASSES
- March 16-21, Washington, DC. Business Education Program (BEP 5),
- March 18-20, MSFC. Systems Requirements 56.
- March 31-April 10, Wallops, Virginia. Project Management 62.
- April 7-9, MSFC. Space Launch and Transportation 4.
For details and APPL nomination forms, see http://appl.nasa.gov/career_dev/classroom_training/schoolhouse_home.htm To register, fax your APPL form to Sheila Jackson, 301-286-0845.

LIBRARY NOTES: TAX FORMS
A limited number of tax forms are available in the library. Links to Federal and state forms are on the Library's Web page. http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/hqlibrary/taxforms.htm Rm. 1J20, 358-0168.

STS-107 MEMORABILIA
The Exchange Store now has the STS-107 patch and Columbia commemorative patch and coin in stock. (Patches, $3.50; coins, $7.50.) Pat Allen, 358-0162.

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