Reminder: Friday’s Gerontology program looks at issues for LGBT elders

Stacie Christian, the University’s interim diversity director who teaches in Human Development and was previously executive director of nursing homes in Green Bay and Kewaunee and director of outpatient services for the Bellin Health Psychiatric Center, is the featured speaker this Friday (Nov. 1) at the Gerontology Brown Bag. Her presentation in the Union’s Christie Theatre will run from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. In collaboration with the LGBTQ Resource Center, the Gerontology Center is screening the “Gen Silent” video that addresses LGBT elders who have lived closeted lives and experience conflict as they need nursing home assistance. Admission is free and open to all

Next Gerontology program looks at LGBTQ issues for older Americans

The Gerontology Center and the LGBTQ Resource Center are providing the opportunity for discussion of the “Gen Silent” video that is being used to enhance the classroom experience and understanding of the issues experienced by older people who are LGBT. The discussion highlights LGBT elders who have lived closeted lives, and who now experience conflict as they need nursing home assistance. Says Prof. Dean VonDras of Human Development, “Come join us in this discussion led by Gerontology Center member Stacie Christian, interim diversity director for the American Intercultural Center and the LGBT Resource Center, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1 in the Christie Theatre.” The UW-Green Bay Gerontology Center brown-bag discussions are intended to provide opportunities for students, faculty, and others in the community interested in gerontology to exchange ideas and information. Everyone is welcomed to attend!

On Friday, gerontology talk focuses on nursing homes

Here’s a reminder that the UW-Green Bay Gerontology Center will host a Brown-Bag presentation by Assistant Prof. Brenda Tyczkowski of Nursing on the topic “Factors in nursing home placement” this Friday (Oct. 18) from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in MAC-201 (The Gathering Room). All are welcome to attend. See our previous release.
 

Nursing’s Tyczkowski to present Gerontology Brown-Bag on nursing homes


The UW-Green Bay Gerontology Center will host a Brown-Bag presentation by Brenda Tyczkowski of the Professional Program in Nursing on the topic “Factors in nursing home placement” next Friday (Oct. 18) from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in MAC-201 (The Gathering Room). Tyczkowski holds a doctorate in nursing practice and directs the Health Information Management and Technology (HIMT) program. The Gerontology Center brown-bag discussions are intended to provide opportunities for students, faculty, and others in the community interested in gerontology to exchange ideas and information. All are welcome to attend.

March 7 Brown Bag offers tips for successful work/life balance

You’re busy. At work. At home. With family and friends. How do you find the right balance? How do you manage to get things done without feeling stretched in all directions? Bring your lunch and hear a panel of UW-Green Bay experts offer practical tips, advice, and maybe even a little humor for finding a good work/life balance. The program, free and open to all, runs from noon to 12:45 next Thursday, March 7, in the University Union Alumni Rooms A and B. Panelists are life coach, alumna and associate lecturer Jane Birr; Renee Ettinger of the Cofrin Library; and Melissa Pufall of Human Resources. Sponsored by the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee.

Valentine’s Day brown bag: More to love from Excel

Patricia Theyerl, IT trainer and Help Desk professional with Computing and Information Technology, will lead another CIT brown bag session at noon Thursday (Feb. 14) in IS 1004. “Are you adding or updating information from one database to another? Want to know if “John Doe” is in both spreadsheets or missing from one? You might be able to use either Excel’s V-Lookup or If functions to complete these or similar tasks. Learn how to compare and analyze data using these two functions.” Free and open to all.

Don’t miss it: Harassment expert Kearl to speak on campus Tuesday

As we told you here before, activist, writer and nonprofit professional Holly Kearl will lead a lunchtime session Tuesday (Feb. 12), speaking about her anti-harassment work before a brown bag lunch in the University Union. Kearl, whose work focused on gender-based violence and gender equality, will speak on the issue of sexual harassment from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Christie Theatre. The subsequent brown bag session will take place from 1-2 p.m. in the Union’s Heritage Room. Both events are free and open to the public. More details.

Street harassment expert, gender equality advocate to speak Feb. 12 on campus

Renowned anti-harassment advocate Holly Kearl will lead a lunchtime session on campus Tuesday, Feb. 12, speaking from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Christie Theatre of the University Union. A brown bag lunch session will follow from 1-2 p.m. in the Heritage Room. Kearl’s work focuses on gender-based violence and gender equality; specifically, the issue of street harassment. She is the author of the book Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women, and is co-author of a national report on sexual harassment in grades 7-12, titled Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School. Kearl founded Stop Street Harassment, a national nonprofit, and International Anti-Street Harassment Week. UW-Green Bay and the American Association of University Women are sponsoring her talk. Full details.
 

Brown Bag Session: ‘What’s New in Internet Explorer 9?’

Trainer Pat Theyerl of CIT will demo what’s new in Internet Explorer 9 this Wednesday (Jan. 30) and remind us how to clear our browsing history, set toolbars, and view favorites. All Brown Bag sessions are at noon in IS 1004. In the meantime, check out the “Explanation Experts” at Common Craft. Common Craft’s 3-minute cut-out style videos are very helpful in making topics like “Cloud Computing” and “Augmented Reality” easier to understand. www.commoncraft.com/videolist