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Summer 2014 Workshops

Professional Development will open each workshop approximately 3 weeks prior to each workshop date and close 1 week prior for preparation purposes. Professional Development will also send out an email announcing open registration for each workshop.

To register or cancel for a workshop, sign in to your SAP Portal and click on the Training and Development tab. 

*Note the NEW designation by the 8 new workshops offered this semester. Courses designated with CPE will qualify for the CPA Continuing Professional Education Program.

 Summer Sun

Click here for all the "NEW" Professional Development workshops offered for the first time this
Summer 2014
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JUNE

DIY (Do it Yourself) Security
Information Security Professionals with the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology:  Mr. Dan Owen and Mr. Kyle Colson
Tue., June 3
2:30-4:30 p.m.
or
Wed., June 4
8:30-10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Blood Drive
Tue., June 10
9 a.m.–3 p.m.
JCK 1100

Intercultural Communication Tips for Faculty and Staff  NEW
Ms. Lisa Damron, Coordinator, International Office
Tue., June 10
3-4:30 p.m.
OR
Wed., June 11
8:30-10 a.m.
JCK 460

New Employee Orientation II—NEO II
Fri., June 13
7:45 a.m.–noon
JCK 460

Administrative and Educational Support Outcomes: Reporting Results, Taking Action, and Improving Services
Dr. Lisa Garza, Director, University Planning and Assessment
Tue., June 17
2:30-4:30 p.m.
or
Wed., June 18
8:30-10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Effective Workplace Writing
Dr. Nancy Effinger Wilson, Director, Lower Division Studies, Department of English
Thu., June 19
9:30-11:30 a.m.
JCK 1100

Values-Based Estate Planning NEW
Mr. Vince McElligott, Vice President, Thompson Associates, coordinated by the Division of University Advancement
Thu., June 19
12-1 p.m.
JCK 460

Mobile and Smart Device Security

Information Security Professionals with the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology:  Mr. Rick Myers and Mr. Frank Williams  
Mon., June 23
2:30-4:30 pm.
or
Tue., June 24
8:30-10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Discovering Your Passion NEW
Ms. Rachael Weldon-Caron, Grant Director, Educational Talent Search
Wed., June 25
1:30-4:30 p.m.
or
Thu., June 26
8:30-11:30 a.m.
JCK 460

All About Employment
Ms. LynnAnn Brewer, Employment Manager, Human Resources Department
Thu., June 26
1:30-4:30 p.m. 
or
Fri., June 27
9 a.m. to noon
JCK 460

JULY

For the Record: What You Really Need to Know About Records Management
Ms. Kris Toma, University Archivist and Records Manager, Information Technology
Tue., July 1
2:30-4:30 p.m.
or
Wed., July 2
8:30-10:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Travel Policies and Procedures
Ms. Janet Weitz, Accountant II, Accounts Payable Travel Office
Tue., July 8
8:30-11:30 a.m.
JCK 460

Survival Sign Language
Ms. Amalie Wheat, Interpreter Coordinator, Office of Disability Services
8 Sessions: 
Tue. and Thu.
July 8-July 31
3-4 p.m.
JCK 460

New Employee Orientation II—NEO II
Fri., July 11
7:45 a.m.-noon
JCK 460

Krav Maga Self Defense Training
Facilitators from the University Police Department
Fri., July 11
1-5 p.m.
Pecos Building, Room 206

Credit Card Acceptance at Texas State
Ms. Cynthia Castillo, Manager of Cash Operations, Student Business Services Office
Tue., July 15
10:30 a.m.-noon
JCK 460

Yoga for the Mind NEW
Ms. Teresa Zapp, Registered Yoga Teacher, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction
3 Wed.: July 16, 23 & 30
3-4:30 p.m.
JCK 1100

Campus Response to Violent Individuals
Officer Otto Glenewinkel, Community Awareness and Resource Team, University Police Department
Tue., July 22
9 a.m.-noon
JCK 1100

Cultural Awareness for Employees   NEW   CPE
Ms. Gwendolyn Thomas, National Seminars Training, a Division of Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center, Inc.
Fri., July 25
9 a.m. - Noon--CANCELED
or
1 - 4 p.m.
JCK 460  (Moved from JCK 1100)

We Need Bats and Bats Need Us   NEW
Ms. Elsie Romano, The Office of Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management and Ms. Jessica Alderson, Urban Biologist, Texas Parks and Wildlife
Mon., July 28
1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
JCK 460  (Moved from JCK 1100)

Cost Saving Tips:  New Prescription Drug Comparison Tool and Other Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Texas State Benefits NEW
Ms. Heather Steed, Benefits Manager, Human Resources
Tue., July 29 
10:30 am.-noon
JCK 460  (Moved from JCK 1100)

AUGUST

Jobs4Cats: Effective Position Posting Techniques
Ms. LaTonya Henry, Assistant Director, Career Services
Fri., Aug. 1
8:30-10 a.m.
JCK 623                                                                          

Blood Drive
Wed., Aug. 6
9 a.m.-3 p.m. 
JCK 1100

Hiring International Employees
Coordinated by the Payroll and Tax Compliance Office with presentations by the following:
International Office: Mr. Jon Ahlberg; Payroll and Tax Compliance Office: Ms. Debbie Jones and Ms. Sally Moss; and Human Resources: Ms. LynnAnn Brewer
Thu., Aug. 7
8:30-10:30 a.m. 
JCK 460

New Employee Orientation II—NEO II
Fri., Aug. 8
7:45 a.m.-noon
JCK 460

The Hand from Beyond the Grave . . . Managing YOUR Digital Property in the Afterlife! NEW
Ms. Milena Christopher, Attorney for Students, Dean of Students Office, and Family Law Attorney in Hays County, coordinated by Ms. Rose Trevino, Work Life Coordinator, Human Resources
Tue., Aug. 12
2:30-4:30 p.m.
JCK 1100

Securing Confidential Information
Mr. Frank Williams, Information Security Analyst, Office of the Vice President for Information Technology
Wed., Aug. 13
2:30-4:30 p.m.
or
Thu., Aug. 14
8:30-10:30 a.m.
JCK 460