Don’t miss the first professional development opportunities of 2020

Members of the University Staff Professional Development Committee and the Academic Staff Professional Development Program Committee in partnership with University Police are excited to announce a new three-part safety training. This series of training sessions are different than “Dealing with Disruptions” offered in the past, and have been tailored to meet the needs of UW–Green Bay staff. The workshops are standalone, but are designed to be utilized together. Attend all three sessions to receive a certificate of completion and a tactical self-defense item.

Active Shooter: Run, Hide, Fight
When seconds count, the police are minutes away. This 90-minute workshop is designed to give the campus community member essential skills to survive until help arrives. Location:  IS 1034, Green Bay Campus.

Jan. 7, 2020; 10 to 11:30 a.m. or
Jan. 15, 2020; 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Crisis First Aid…What To Do Before Help Arrives
This 90-minute workshop will prepare the employee to provide “self-aid” and “basic lifesaving first aid” to others during a dynamic situation (mass casualty, plane crash, active shooter, etc.). This session is intended to inform the participant on basic treatments of traumatic trauma injuries. Location: IS 1034, Green Bay Campus.

Jan. 7, 2020; 1 to 2:30 p.m. or
Jan. 21, 2020; 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Self Defense: Protecting Yourself In A Crisis Situation
This two-hour course is designed to provide the participant with basic self-defense techniques to apply in dynamic situations. Watch, learn and participate at your own level. Location:  Studio One, Weidner Center.

Jan. 8, 2020; 10 a.m. to Noon or
Jan. 14, 2020; 1 to 3 p.m.

All Academic and University Staff are encouraged to attend.  There is no fee.

Registration – Active Shooter: Run, Hide, Fight
Registration – Crisis First Aid…What To Do Before Help Arrives
Registration – Self Defense: Protecting Yourself In A Crisis Situation

Register for three-part safety training in January

Announcing the first professional development workshops for the 2019-20 academic year. Members of the University Staff Professional Development Committee and the Academic Staff Professional Development Program Committee in partnership with University Police are excited to announce a new three-part safety training. This series of training sessions are different than “Dealing with Disruptions” offered in the past, and have been tailored to meet the needs of UW–Green Bay staff. The workshops are stand-alone, but are designed to be utilized together. If you attend all three sessions you will receive a certificate of completion and a tactical self-defense item.

Active Shooter: Run, Hide, Fight
When seconds count, the police are minutes away. This 90-minute workshop is designed to give the campus community member essential skills to survive until help arrives.

Jan. 7, 2020, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Jan. 15, 2020, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Location: IS 1034, Green Bay Campus

Crisis First Aid…What To Do Before Help Arrives
This 90-minute workshop will prepare the employee to provide “self-aid” and “basic lifesaving first aid” to others during a dynamic situation (mass casualty, plane crash, active shooter, etc.). This session is intended to inform the participant on basic treatments of traumatic trauma injuries.

Jan. 7, 2020, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Jan. 21, 2020, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: IS 1034, Green Bay Campus

Self Defense: Protecting Yourself In A Crisis Situation
This two-hour course is designed to provide the participant with basic self-defense techniques to apply in dynamic situations. Please come and watch, learn, and participate at your own level.

Jan. 8, 2020, 10 a.m. to Noon
Jan. 14, 2020, 1 to 3 p.m.
Location: Studio One, Weidner Center, Green Bay Campus

All Academic and University Staff are encouraged to attend.  There is no fee.
Note: Web conferencing will not be offered for these workshops at this time.

Registration – Active Shooter: Run, Hide, Fight

Registration – Crisis First Aid…What To Do Before Help Arrives

Registration – Self Defense: Protecting Yourself In A Crisis Situation

Registration for each workshop closes one-hour prior to the start of the last session.                                                

University Staff announces meeting times

Members of the University Staff are welcome to join the University Staff Committee monthly meeting on the third Thursday of every month at 10 a.m. in IS 1034, Green Bay Campus. The next meeting will be Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.  Agenda and previous minutes are available on the USC website. Your 2019-20 University Staff Committee: Kim Mezger, chair; Holly Keener, vice chair; Lisa Francl (MAN), Jayne Kluge, Sue Machuca (SHE), Theresa Mullen, Kaitlyn O’Claire (MNT), Teri Ternes, and Tracy Van Erem.

University Staff has funds available for professional development (employees on all campuses can apply)

The University Staff Professional Development Committee has funds available to assist University Staff when attending professional development opportunities. Request Funds, here. University Staff at all four campus locations may request professional development funds. Costs to be considered include registration fees and lodging. Itemized receipts must be submitted for reimbursement.  Reimbursement is limited to 50 percent of the covered costs with a maximum reimbursement of $300 per employee, per academic year. Funding is not contingent upon the department/unit contribution, and is subject to availability.

For committee review and consideration, the employee’s supervisor must electronically submit a completed & signed funding request form with required documentation at least two weeks prior to the conference/workshop. Send to Teri Ternes at ternest@uwgb.edu, chair, University Staff Professional Development Committee. Retroactive requests will not to be considered. Requests must be for the current budget year.  Deadline for consideration is May 1. Applications will be processed as they are received. Direct questions to the USPDC committee chair. The form to request funds is here.

University Staff is no longer recycling toner cartridges, but the Mailroom will help

The University Staff is no longer collecting toner cartridges or tanks on the Green Bay Campus. Going forward the Mailroom will take all cartridges and toner tanks provided they are in clean packaging. Below are options for recycling:

New cartridges that you no longer use, can be sent to the Mailroom marked “Surplus.”

  • You may also dropped them off in person at Laboratory Sciences, Room 110A.

UW-Green Bay mentors needed for ‘Campus Connection’

The University is in desperate need of mentors to help new staff to become more engaged in the University community. The Campus Connections program is an excellent way to give back and get to know staff across campus. Many mentors are needed for Academic and University Staff.  Please contact Julie Flenz in Human Resources at x2390 to submit your name. Thanks for your consideration – Lynn Niemi, Academic Staff Chair and Kim Mezger, University Staff Chair.

 

University Staff no longer recycling toner cartridges, but the Mailroom will help

The University Staff is no longer collecting toner cartridges or tanks on the UW-Green Bay campus. Going forward the Mailroom will take all cartridges and toner tanks provided they are in clean packaging.  Below are the options for recycling:

  • MARCO cartridges:  Print a postage paid/free shipping label here: https://www.marconet.com/support/vendor-recycling-program
  • All other cartridges and toner tanks: The Mailroom will pick them up in original packaging or plastic bag for recycling on the normal mail run. You may also dropped them off in person at Laboratory Sciences, Room 110A
  • New cartridges that you no longer use can still be sent to Surplus.

Please email usc@uwgb.edu if you have any questions.

Professional development opportunity, ‘Strategies for Grant Writing’

UW-Green Bay Continuing Education is hosting training for non-profit professionals at UW-Green Bay’s Manitowoc Campus. The Success Workshop: Strategies for Grant Writing, will be July 24-25, 8:30 a.m. to Noon. Cost is $179. Register here. The two-part series will dive into the grant-writing process and how to excel at developing a grant-writing strategy. Associate Prof. Lora Warner and Assistant Prof. Kerry Kuenzi (both Public and Environmental Affairs), will lead the training.

Professional development opportunity, Tuesday, June 18

All employees from all campuses are invited! “A Rolodex of Lived Experiences,” led by former Big 10 Coach of the Year, Angie Lee will be held Tuesday, June 18, in Phoenix B from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Here’s more:
Angie Lee was at the top of her game. It was 1996 and she had just led the University of Iowa to a stellar season in her first year as head coach of the women’s basketball team. She was living the basketball dream,  until she became disenchanted and had to walk away. The rest is history – listen to Angie tell her story. The professional development workshop, sponsored by the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee and the University Staff Professional Development Committee, is being offered to academic staff, university staff & faculty at no charge. Registration closes at midnight on June 13.

Register here.

Reminder: ‘Wisconsin Demographics – How the Changes Affect University the 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.