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Fall 2014 Program Offerings

 

Meet Your Colleagues: Nick J. Gozik
Director, Office of International Programs

Friday, October 10, 2014
12-1:30 (lunch included)
Walsh Hall Function Room

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Meet Your Colleagues: Donald Hafner, Professor
VP for Undergraduate Affairs

Friday, November 14, 2014
12-1:30 (lunch included)
Walsh Hall Function Room

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Meet Your Colleagues: Joyce King, University Controller

Friday, December 12, 2014
12-1:30 (lunch included)
Walsh Hall Function Room

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Get Organized -- Access Your Power
Pam Kristan, Training Consultant

Drowning in papers? Can’t see your desktop. Guilty of ‘binge-and-purge’ maintenance? Or just struggle with organization? Consider attending this fun and upbeat session You will learn basic principles that apply to any organization task by

  • developing appropriate categories
  • setting up space so it makes sense to you
  • throwing things out confidently
  • staying optimally organized without spending a lot of time

Bring an inch of unsorted papers to "seed" your personally-tailored organization system.

Thursday, November 6, 2014
9-12
Walsh Hall Function Room

University Core Competencies
Productivity and Continuous Learning

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Stress, Conflict, and Communication: What You Need to Know
Pat Touzin, Director, Faculty/Staff Assistance Program

Stress is the body’s response to threat. The menu of physiological and psychological stress reactions that result is known as the “Fight or Flight” response. Human beings vary greatly in causes as well as the physiological consequences they experience under stress. However, the human response to personal and interpersonal conflict is a stress trigger that is widely-shared. Skills in diagnosing the source of a conflict and then crafting and carrying out an effective plan to address the conflict are invaluable means of managing stress.

 In this workshop you will

  • identify the pattern of physiological and psychological responses that is characteristic for you when stress is triggered
  • examine patterns of thought—most often these are unrealistic or irrational expectations, habits and beliefs—that trigger and maintain your stress response
  • explore options available through cognitive restructuring and skillful communications to plan and to try on approaches to resolving the conflicts and reducing stress

 Wednesday, December 3, 2014
9-12
Walsh Hall Function Room

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