Archives

Faculty Research Metrics Challenge Kickoff

This 5-week short course will help faculty: Discover new metric tools to demonstrate the scholarly impact or engagement around your work. Identify metrics that apply to your work based on discipline and rank in career. Develop an online presence to amplify research visibility and prowess. Understand how these tools are used for determining tenure, promotion, funding, awards, hiring and academic appointments, and institutional rankings, such as Carnegie R1 status, and benchmarking. This pilot program has been designed to provide you with manageable assignments to help you navigate the tools and synthesize these indicators of activity, dissemination, and conversation around your work. Invest in managing your reputation, by signing up to participate.

Categories:

Lunch & Learn: Rethinking Addiction with Dr. Bruce K. Alexander

The Disability Cultural Center is proud to present world-renowned psychology researcher Dr. Bruce K. Alexander, Professor Emeritus at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Alexander’s pivotal Rat Park studies inspired new ways of thinking about mental health, addiction, recovery, and wellness countering the dominant “medical” or “disease” model. This discussion with Dr. Alexander will provide more insight into what addiction is, why it’s so widespread, and how we can think differently about recovery and wellness. Please note, the maximum attendance is 30 people. This event is co-sponsored by the Disability Cultural Center, Barnes Center at The Arch, the Falk College Addiction Studies Program, the Office of Disability Services, and the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Categories:

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips From the Latest Research

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement. We will also demonstrate how to use hands-on tools to incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Guest speaker: Carianne Wilson, Associate Program Director Central New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association

Categories:

Impact Prize Pitch Competition

Campus faculty and staff with expertise in civic engagement or social entrepreneurship will select teams to pitch their venture at a pitch competition event on November 14 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Bird Library. The Impact Prize of $10,000 will be awarded at this pitch competition, culminating “The Republic of Innovation” events being held throughout Global Entrepreneurship Week November 8 – 15. The prize is supported through generous gifts to Syracuse University Libraries from Dr. Gisela M. vonDran, director emerita of the School of Information Science’s MSLIS program, and Todd B. Rubin ’04, Minister of Evolution and President of The Republic of Tea.

Categories:

Pronoun Competency workshop

This workshop for faculty and staff provides an overview and primer on the role of pronouns and preferred names as part of LGBTQ inclusion and cultural sensitivity. In addition, it will provide an overview of the Syracuse University MySlice service/tool resource. Topics covered will include: – Review history of Preferred Name and Pronoun service – Consider the function and role of gender in our lives – Practice using gender pronouns in common situations – Learn how to select pronouns in MySlice – Increase the number of database and computer systems that incorporate pronouns This event is led by campus partners within the Pronoun Gender and Preferred Name Advisory Council.

Categories:

Creating and Refining Your Elevator Pitch

This workshop is open to all undergraduate students as part of the Professional Development Series hosted by the International relations Program and the Program in Citizenship and Civic Engagement. Facilitated by Linda Dickerson Hartsock, Executive Director of the Blackstone LaunchPad. Discover how effective communication can change the course of your career Make a lasting impression on recruiters, potential investors, or mentors Stand out from the crowd at career fairs Better understand who you are and what you want to do Refreshments will be provided. If you require accommodations, please contact the International Relations Office at 315-443-2306 by November 1, 2019.

Categories:

Toolkit Tuesdays

Join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library for a series of hands-on workshops with experts who can provide practical advice on things you need to know as an entrepreneur.  Topics range from legal, accounting, taxes, human resources, intellectual property, marketing and branding, sales strategy, gearing up to talk to investors, financing, and more.  These are small group sessions with professional service providers or industry experts, who can help give you the tools you need to launch and scale a venture.  Toolkit Workshops are open to the public, free of charge.  Light refreshments are served. Please RSVP to launchpad@syr.edu.  

Categories:

Opera Workshops: Vignettes: Ellis Island

Opera Workshop: Vignettes: Ellis Island with Alan Louis Smith. Live Streaming This event will be streamed live. Please note that the video player will not become active until immediately prior to the concert’s start time. Watch Live

Categories:

Against Silence: The Vital Work of Telling

Featured as part of the Humanities Center’s Syracuse Symposium on “silence,” Carolyn Forché leads a writer’s workshop on poetry and witness. Space is limited: please RSVP to Phil Memmer by Nov. 8. Include any requests for accessibility accommodations.

Categories:

EMDR Therapy Basic Training

The School of Social Work in Falk College, an approved provider of continuing education for LMSWs and LCSWs in New York State, will offer Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy Basic Training. EMDR Therapy is a highly effective evidence-based psychotherapy for the treatment of PTSD and trauma-based problems. It can be used to treat a wide range of problems, such as depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem. The American Psychiatric Association, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense, and the World Health Organization have all endorsed EMDR as an effective treatment for PTSD. This EMDRIA-approved EMDR Basic Training will be presented in an eight-day format via four (4) two-day trainings (full days, Fridays and Saturdays) over three months. The 50-hour training meets EMDRIA’s (the EMDR International Association’s) requirements for the complete EMDR Therapy Basic Training: 20 hours of instruction, 20 hours of supervised practicum, and 10 hours of case consultation. Participants receive individualized attention, as the instructor to participant ratio is 1 to 10. To be eligible to take the training, professionals must: 1) have a master’s degree or higher in a field of mental health counseling, 2) be licensed or certified as a mental health professional by a state or national board that authorizes independent practice, and 3) have a current clinical caseload. Participants will learn: The Adaptive Information Processing model of EMDR; How to identify clients for EMDR, and how to develop skills in preparing them for EMDR trauma processing; Skills using all eight phases of the EMDR protocol; The three-stage standard protocol; EMDR Therapy applications with a variety of special populations, and; How to integrate EMDR into a comprehensive trauma-informed treatment approach. Training dates: 1/17 & 18, 1/31 & 2/1, 2/28 & 29, 3/27 & 28. Attendance is mandatory at all sessions. Partial credits will not be given. (Inclement weather dates will be Sundays, January 19, February 2, March 1, March 29 of each module) Time: 8:30am sign-in, 9am-5pm everyday Cost: Early Bird Registration: $1500, pay by 11/18/19, Regular Registration: $1600, pay by 12/18/19 (remitted tuition may not be used for the training, as this is a continuing education course) NYS Dept. of Education and NYS Social Work Board has approved this workshop for 50 contact hours Contact for Registration: Tracey Marchese: tcmarche@syr.edu Presenter: Tracey Musarra Marchese Tracey Musarra Marchese, MSW, LCSW-R is an EMDR-certified therapist and EMDRIA-approved EMDR consultant and trainer. She is a licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in New York and New Jersey. During her 24 years of experience, Tracey has worked in various health and mental health settings, as well as in private practice. She has developed expertise in trauma, dissociation, and mind-body wellness. She is a certified perinatal bereavement counselor, a certified prepare/enrich counselor, and has advanced training in Evolving Thought Field Therapy (EvTFT). Tracey is a professor of practice in the School of Social Work at Syracuse University, with a private practice in Syracuse.

Categories:

Toolkit Tuesdays

Join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library for a series of hands-on workshops with experts who can provide practical advice on things you need to know as an entrepreneur.  Topics range from legal, accounting, taxes, human resources, intellectual property, marketing and branding, sales strategy, gearing up to talk to investors, financing, and more.  These are small group sessions with professional service providers or industry experts, who can help give you the tools you need to launch and scale a venture.  Toolkit Workshops are open to the public, free of charge.  Light refreshments are served. Please RSVP to launchpad@syr.edu.  

Categories:

Toolkit Tuesdays

Join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library for a series of hands-on workshops with experts who can provide practical advice on things you need to know as an entrepreneur.  Topics range from legal, accounting, taxes, human resources, intellectual property, marketing and branding, sales strategy, gearing up to talk to investors, financing, and more.  These are small group sessions with professional service providers or industry experts, who can help give you the tools you need to launch and scale a venture.  Toolkit Workshops are open to the public, free of charge.  Light refreshments are served. Please RSVP to launchpad@syr.edu.  

Categories:

Toolkit Tuesdays

Join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library for a series of hands-on workshops with experts who can provide practical advice on things you need to know as an entrepreneur.  Topics range from legal, accounting, taxes, human resources, intellectual property, marketing and branding, sales strategy, gearing up to talk to investors, financing, and more.  These are small group sessions with professional service providers or industry experts, who can help give you the tools you need to launch and scale a venture.  Toolkit Workshops are open to the public, free of charge.  Light refreshments are served. Please RSVP to launchpad@syr.edu.  

Categories:

Toolkit Tuesdays

Join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library for a series of hands-on workshops with experts who can provide practical advice on things you need to know as an entrepreneur.  Topics range from legal, accounting, taxes, human resources, intellectual property, marketing and branding, sales strategy, gearing up to talk to investors, financing, and more.  These are small group sessions with professional service providers or industry experts, who can help give you the tools you need to launch and scale a venture.  Toolkit Workshops are open to the public, free of charge.  Light refreshments are served. Please RSVP to launchpad@syr.edu.  

Categories:

Toolkit Tuesdays

Join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library for a series of hands-on workshops with experts who can provide practical advice on things you need to know as an entrepreneur.  Topics range from legal, accounting, taxes, human resources, intellectual property, marketing and branding, sales strategy, gearing up to talk to investors, financing, and more.  These are small group sessions with professional service providers or industry experts, who can help give you the tools you need to launch and scale a venture.  Toolkit Workshops are open to the public, free of charge.  Light refreshments are served. Please RSVP to launchpad@syr.edu.  

Categories:

Toolkit Tuesdays

Join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library for a series of hands-on workshops with experts who can provide practical advice on things you need to know as an entrepreneur.  Topics range from legal, accounting, taxes, human resources, intellectual property, marketing and branding, sales strategy, gearing up to talk to investors, financing, and more.  These are small group sessions with professional service providers or industry experts, who can help give you the tools you need to launch and scale a venture.  Toolkit Workshops are open to the public, free of charge.  Light refreshments are served. Please RSVP to launchpad@syr.edu.  

Categories: