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NASA HQ Heads Up 3 June 2003

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2003

MANDATORY FY03 IT SECURITY TRAINING
- Wednesday, June 4, 11 a.m.-12 noon, MIC 5-A.
- Wednesday, June 11, 2:30-3:30 p.m., MIC 5-A.
Additional sessions weekly in June-July. All NASA HQ civil service and contractor employees must complete this training by July 31 in a classroom session or online at https://solar.msfc.nasa.gov For details, see http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/codec/codeci/security/Training/awarenes.htm Greg Kerr, 358-2218.

FACILITIES HELP DESK SYSTEM: USER TRAINING
- June 3, 11 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m, MIC 7-A.
- June 4, 10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12 noon, MIC 7-A.
(All sessions are 30 minutes.) The new Web-based Facilities Help Desk System (FHDS) will allow HQ users to electronically generate requests for Code CO services (e.g., conference room scheduling/audio visual support, building trouble call reporting, space planning and facilities services). FHDS will be available to users on June 9. Malicha Day, 358-0206.

VOLUNTEER FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL
June 6-8. Camden Yards, Baltimore, MD. Volunteer to work at the NASA Exhibit Display at the festival. This celebration of African American culture and its contributions. will feature many prominent entertainers and individuals who have contributed to richness of African American history. The schedule will be as follows: June 6, 3-10 p.m.; June 7, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; June 8, 12 noon-8 p.m. To participate, contact Chris Rodriguez, 358-0950.

GODDARD CENTER DIRECTOR'S COLLOQUIUM
Tuesday, June 10, 10-11:30 a.m., Building 3 Goett Auditorium, GSFC. Presentation by Patricia McLagan, "The Age of Participation: The New World of Work" For details, see http://workforce.gsfc.nasa.gov/b2c1.html Gail Williams, 301-286-0159.

GRADUATE STUDY APPLICATIONS DUE
Monday, June 16 - deadline. For details, see http://ohr.gsfc.nasa.gov/devguide/DevPrograms/hqacademic.htm Submit applications to Mary Alice Diedrich, NASA/GSFC, Code 114.H. Serena Rounceville, 301-286-8250.

PAVE BRIEFINGS SCHEDULED
- Wednesday, June 11, 11-11:45 a.m. and 12 noon-12:45 p.m., MIC 5-A.
- Monday, June 16, 10-11 a.m., Rm. 3P44.
The Career Management Office is sponsoring "Project Announcement Visibility Effort (PAVE)," a new Web-based tool used to advertise short-term, special project opportunities to all HQ employees. To learn more about PAVE, see http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/codec/cc/pave.htm Sherry McAllister, 358-1633.

HQ TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
- June 12. Individual Development Plan (IDP) for Employees.
- June 26. Individual Development Plan (IDP) for Supervisors.
- July 8. Communications wi th Customers.
- July 22, 23, 29 & 30. Basic Statistics.
http://ohr.gsfc.nasa.gov/DevGuide/Hq/Mayfy03.htm

NASA FCU COLLEGE PLANNING SEMINAR
Tuesday, June 24, 12 noon, MIC 6-A. The NASA Federal Credit Union (FCU) is holding a College Planning Seminar. There will be refreshments provided. Register by Friday, June 20, at the Headquarters Branch, by phone 202-358-4147, or e-mail to Jennifer Vanderpuye jvander@nasafcu.com

TSP OPEN SEASON ENDS JUNE 30
For information regarding your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), see http://www.hq.nasa.gov/hq/tsp.htm Scott Howell, 358-1558.

SKIN CANCER SCREENING
July 10, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Health Unit. The Health Unit will offer free skin cancer screening to NASA civil service employees by dermatologist Dr. L. McKinley-Grant. For details, see http://www.hq.nasa.gov/hq/standalone/dhurey/page_514.html To schedule an appointment, call the Health Unit, 358-2600.

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