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  • New tobacco use policy now in effect

    Fri, 09 Jan 2015 10:53:18 -0500

    Campbell University’s new Tobacco use Policy went into effect on Jan. 1.
    This policy addresses all tobacco products including, but not limited to cigarettes, pipes, cigars, e-cigarettes, personal vaporizes, electronic nicotine delivery systems and smokeless tobacco.

    The new policy states:

    • Smoking and the use of all tobacco products is prohibited in all University owned buildings, vehicles and carts.
    • Smoking and the use of all tobacco products is not allowed within 50 feet of any building including steps, stairways, doors, windows or air intake systems.
    • The health science campus on U.S. Highway 421 is a tobacco-free campus.
    • Appropriate sanctions will be administered to persons violating this policy.


  • April brings changes to CU retirement plans

    Fri, 09 Jan 2015 10:52:32 -0500

    Recently it was announced that, beginning April 1, there will be significant changes to the Campbell University 403(b) retirement plan that will affect all eligible employees.

    Campbell University has retained Millennium Advisory Services, a registered investment advisory firm, to conduct group meetings to discuss the following information:

    • New Investment line-up
    • New Roth 403(b) option
    • Differences between the current contracts and the new contracts
    • Welcome kits from TIAA-CREF
    • Timeline and decisions that must be made by employees
    • Options to help going forward

    Campbell set up the following schedule of group meetings. Based on the significance of these changes and the requirement of each individual to make investment selections for new contributions directed after April 1, (expected implementation date), attendance at one of these meetings is strongly recommended.

    • Tuesday, Jan. 13: 11 a.m. to noon and 2-3 p.m. in Lundy-Fetterman Boardroom
    • Wednesday, Jan. 14: 11 a.m. to noon and 2-3 p.m. 
    • Tuesday, Jan. 20: 11 a.m. to noon and 2-3 p.m. in Taylor Hall Trustee Room


  • Campbell's revised Mission Statement

    Wed, 02 Jul 2014 09:40:32 -0400

    Slight revisions were made to Campbell University’s Mission Statement and were approved by the Board of Trustees during their April 23 meeting. Most of the changes were related to the university’s online programs and wording about extended education. The following is the revised Mission Statement:

    The mission of Campbell University is to graduate students with exemplary academic and professional skills who are prepared for purposeful lives and meaningful service. The University is informed and inspired by its Baptist heritage and three basic theological and biblical presuppositions: learning is appointed and conserved by God as essential to the fulfillment of human destiny; in Christ all things consist and find ultimate unity; and the Kingdom of God in this world is rooted and grounded in Christian community. The University embraces the conviction that there is no conflict between the life of faith and the life of inquiry.

    To fulfill its mission, the University:
    I. presents a worldview informed by Christian principles and perspectives;
    II. affirms that truth is revelatory and transcendent as well as empirical and rational, and that all truth finds its unity in Jesus Christ;
    III. influences development of moral courage, social sensitivity, and ethical responsibility;
    IV. gathers a diverse community of learners;
    V. delivers academic instruction in the liberal arts and sciences and professional preparation at both undergraduate and graduate levels through traditional, extended campus, and online programs;
    VI. transfers to students the vast body of knowledge and values accumulated over the ages;
    VII. encourages students to think critically and creatively;
    VIII. fosters the development of intellectual vitality, physical wellness, and aesthetic sensibility;
    IX. forges a community of learning that is committed to the pursuit, discovery, and dissemination of knowledge;
    X. provides students with servant leadership opportunities;
    XI. cooperates with other educational institutions to expand learning opportunities for students;
    XII. offers service and other opportunities to the greater community through athletics, continuing education, and cultural enrichment programming.


  • Health Center News: Lab Services at Campbell

    Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:36:19 -0400

    Did you know that when your primary care giver orders lab testing, this can be done at the Campbell Health Center? It is all very simple and convenient.
    1. Call and schedule an appointment time for lab work and …
    2. Make sure you bring your lab request or order form with you to the appointment.
    If your physician advises that you should be fasting, this means no food for at least eight hours prior to your appointment. Your results will be faxed to your provider.
    If you have any questions call (910) 893-1562.


  • Pine Burr Yearbook dedicated to Maddox

    Thu, 15 May 2014 11:40:48 -0400

    The 2014 Pine Burr Yearbook was dedicated to Dr. Ronald Maddox at the University’s annual Publications Day event held Wednesday, April 16.
    Maddox, dean of the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and vice president for Health Programs at Campbell, will retire from his position at the end of 2014. He has spent his entire professional career working to train health care professionals to serve the people of North Carolina and surrounding areas.

    “I hope we can educate the people in this community about their health care options and meet their needs,” said Maddox. “[Our students] can make a difference.”

    Maddox joined Campbell in 1985 to establish the School of Pharmacy, which was renamed in 2009 as the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences.


  • Cary pharmacy affected by Cigna change

    Thu, 15 May 2014 11:40:16 -0400

    Starting June 1, several pharmacies in the United State will no longer be part of Cigna’s retail Pharmacy network.

    Luckily for Campbell University employees on the Cigna plan, the only North Carolina pharmacy to be affected is Biologics Inc., located at 120 Weston Oaks Court in Cary.

    Impacted customers will need to fill their prescriptions at a different pharmacy for continued in-network coverage under their plan. They can use Cigna Home Delivery PharmacySM or any in-network retail pharmacy to fill their prescriptions.




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