Tag: academic staff

Coming up: Best team wins

The University Staff Professional Development Committee and the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee invite all university employees to join them from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in the Christie Theatre for “The Best Team Wins,” presented by Randy Fox. Fox is a former corporate executive, professional speaker, author and NCAA basketball official that […]

Staff encouraged to attend, ‘The Best Team Wins’

The University Staff Professional Development Committee and the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee invite all university employees to join them from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in the Christie Theatre for “The Best Team Wins,” presented by Randy Fox. Fox is a former corporate executive, professional speaker, author and NCAA basketball official that […]

Register for “Adventures in Team Building”

University Staff and Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committees invite all university employees to join them from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 16 in the Kress Events Center Special Events Room for “Adventures in Team Building.” System colleague Ed Richmond, the campus activities & recreation coordinator for UW-Stevens Point is the presenter. This session will create a positive […]

Reminder: Funds available academic staff professional development

The Academic Staff Professional Development Allocations Committee announces that it has funds available to assist academic staff in attending professional development meetings and programs. Funding is available for up to 50 percent of the total cost, not to exceed $750 (recent change). Total funding provided is subject to availability and may be less than requested. […]

Register to receive a StrengthsQuest Code

Were you unable to attend the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee’s December workshop Focusing on Strengths (not Weaknesses!) to Optimize Results? The committee has 20 codes for Academic Staff members to take the online assessment referenced in the workshop. The StrengthsQuest assessment is an online tool for identifying and maximizing your biggest strengths. To register to receive a […]

Tetzloff to present on ‘Focusing on Strengths (Not Weaknesses!)


Academic Staff are invited to join the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee on Wednesday, Dec. 9, from noon to 1 p.m. in University Union Room 103 for “Focusing on Strengths (Not Weaknesses!) to Optimize Results,” presented by Lisa Tetzloff, director of Student Life. All registered participants will receive a free code to take the half-hour StrengthsFinder […]

What is white, descends from the skies, and a welcome sight in October?


Not snow flakes. Snowy owls. Formerly a rare visitor to Wisconsin and the Lower 48, in recent winters the large Arctic birds have been showing up around here in increasing numbers. This year, well in advance of the first snows, researchers have already documented at least 30 “snowies” in Wisconsin, including a half dozen locally […]