Register by April 16 for ‘Wisconsin Demographics – How the Changes Affect the University Potential’

Register today for the professional development workshop “Wisconsin Demographics – How the Changes Affect the University Potential” on Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 10 a.m. to noon or 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room B located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Organizers welcome Mark O’Connell, executive director at Wisconsin Counties Association in Madison. O’Connell will create a journey into world, national and state demographics. He will look at the challenges that face society, and what this means for the future of education and universities. He will demonstrate an exercise to position outstanding leaders in pursuit of choice. This free workshop, sponsored by the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee and the University Staff Professional Development Committee, is being offered to all faculty and staff. Registration closes at midnight on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

Register for professional development workshop featuring Comedy City by Monday, March 18

Sponsored jointly by the Academic Staff Professional Development Program Committee and the University Staff Professional Development Committee, the professional development workshop “Teamwork, Communication, Creativity” will be Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the Phoenix Club, located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Following the sessions, Comedy City will present “Improv On The Job”from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. “Comradery Happy Hour” will then take place at 4:30 p.m. University staff and academic staff employees at all UW-Green Bay campuses are invited and encouraged to attend. Register and learn more.

Save the date: Professional development opportunity on Thursday, Apr. 18

Academic Staff, University Staff and Faculty are invited to attend a presentation by Mark O’Connell, the executive director of Wisconsin Counties Association, in Madison. Mark will be speaking on “Wisconsin Demographics – How the Changes Affect the University Potential,” on Thursday, Apr. 18, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Phoenix Room B, Green Bay Campus. He will create a journey into world, national and state demographics, looking at the challenges we face as a society and what this means for the future of education and universities. He will demonstrate an exercise which could position you to be outstanding leaders in pursuit of choice. Watch your email for the registration link. This workshop is sponsored by the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee and the University Staff Professional Development Committee.

Reminder: Lunch and Learn set for Thursday, Oct. 11

Bring your lunch and learn about the Wisconsin American Indian Studies Summer Institute with Bao Sengkhammee, the Multicultural Advisor for Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA), on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 in the Alumni Room (formerly Room 103) in UW-Green Bay’s University Union from Noon to 1 p.m.

Coming up: ‘Budgeting Practices’ and ‘Strategies and Identity Theft workshops’

Two free workshops for faculty and staff will be held soon at the Christie Theatre, University Union. The Budgeting Practices & Strategies workshop is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and will teach budgeting for day-to-day expenses and saving for emergencies. The Identity Theft workshop will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and will address steps individuals can take to protect themselves and their accounts from identity theft. The workshops are sponsored by the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee and the University Staff Professional Development Committee, and will be presented by financial specialists from UW-Credit Union, Madison. All UW-Green Bay employees are invited and encouraged to attend. Register here to attend one or both workshops.

Public Safety hosts training on dealing with ‘disruption’

Already broadcast campuswide but repeated here for the record: UW-Green Bay will host a workshop titled “Dealing With Disruption: Safety and Intervention,” scheduled for 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 14) in Phoenix Room C of the University Union.  Employees are invited to sign up for the presentation by Counseling and Health, Public Safety and the Dean of Students offices. The event is organized by the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee and University Staff Professional Development Committee. To register, click here.

‘Beyond Diversity: Generations in the Workplace’ on May 27


The professional development programming committees of the Academic Staff and University Staff are coming together to sponsor a program from 10 a.m. to noon next Wednesday (May 27) in the Alumni Rooms of the University Union. Guest presenter Theresa Zimmerman will address the topic “Beyond Diversity: Generations in the Workplace.” Organizers say rapid workplace transformation, globalization and changing demographics will require fresh managerial perspectives blending multiple generations and cultures. This workshop promises to take participants “beyond the traditional concept of diversity.” Register here.

Funding is available for Academic Staff professional development

The Academic Staff Professional Development Allocations Committee still has monies 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 $500. Remember, a department/office cannot be reimbursed (through a chargeback) for expenses related to an activity that has already occurred. Please submit application a minimum of three weeks prior to the event by submitting all materials electronically to: Anne Kasuboski at kasubosa@uwgb.edu. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Questions can be directed to the following members of the 2014-2015 Committee: Anne Kasuboski, Nora Kanzenbach or Joanne Dolan. For more information.

March 19 professional development event: ‘The Art of Coaching’

Join the Academic Staff and University Staff Professional Development Programming committees from 10 a.m. to noon next Thursday, March 19, in the Alumni Room. The topic is “The Art of Coaching,” presented by Ben Fauske. He’ll discuss research on leadership and coaching styles, and offer participants practical tips in recognizing the coaching styles of others as well as how they want to be coached. A former director of organizational development for a major Canadian employer, Fauske is president of RISE leadership. To RSVP that you are attending the free session, http://uwgreenbay.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b3Ffz9qIgBxgUeh.

Exercising ‘influence without authority’? Check out Feb. 12 program

The Academic Staff and University Staff professional development programming committees are co-sponsoring a program from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday (Feb. 12) in Alumni Rooms A/B. The title is “Influence Without Authority,” offering thoughts on ways for team members to get things accomplished even when organizational or team hierarchy would appear to suggest that formal decision-making authority resides elsewhere. The presenter is Jamie Schramm, an organizational development specialist who is currently employee development coach with Kohler Credit Union.
RSVP.