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CANCELLED: Back on Track: Tips for maintaining a healthy back

Faculty and staff are invited to join Dr. Brian Justice and Katie Keller for this informative and interactive session about how movement and attitude can impact not only back pain but other areas of your life as well. You will learn practical tips to apply to your everyday lives; including a demonstration of the proper position of the back while performing daily tasks, such as lifting a laundry basket, taking groceries out of the car, and more!

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CANCELLED: Introduction to Project Management

Led by Patrick Penfield, Director of Executive Education and Professor of Practice in the Whitman School of Management. This session will cover: Introduction/Overview of Project Management Project Teams Budgets and Schedules Reporting and Project Closeout

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CANCELLED: Build Your Financial Know-How Wellness Workshop: Managing Your Personal Finances

Personal budgeting is a roadmap to financial success. The key to creating a personal budget plan is to use a method that fits easily into your lifestyle so you can stay motivated and on top of your budget. This workshop will focus on the tools needed to create and maintain a budget that works based on your lifestyle and strengthen your consciousness about money to help you become more proactive and less reactive with your finances.

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Canceled: Lesson and Lecture Workshops

Are you lecturing for the first time and want to run some ideas by a supportive audience? Want to talk to other practicing teaching assistants (TA) about planning a set of lessons? We have all been through TA training, but you always feel different in front of a classroom, in the thick of the work. The Lesson & Lecture workshop series offers a supportive space where TAs can seek out each other’s advice, ideas, and feedback. Food will be provided courtesy of the GSO To RSVP, please email Shawn Loner at scloner@syr.edu by Wednesday, 4/1/20.  If you need any accommodations or have any dietary restrictions, please let him know.

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POSTPONED: Wellness Leadership Institute: Let’s Talk About Relationships and “Situationships”

All Wellness Leadership Institute workshops are postponed. Please stay tuned as we plan to move workshops to a virtual environment! What is cuffing season? How long is it? How can you be healthy during it? This discussion based workshop gives students the opportunity to explore the different points of view around the idea of cuffing season. Participants will be able to define cuffing season and incorporate aspects of healthy relationships into their definition. Attend a drop-in workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a medallion, certification and a Be Well sweatshirt!

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Creative Assignments and Alternative Assessments

Meredith Martin, Assistant Teaching Professor, Psychology will share how she engages in creative design and how she considers the needs of all the students in the classroom. Come learn about strategies to welcome all students to the classroom and make a big class feel small.

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POSTPONED: Wellness Leadership Institute: Time Management

All Wellness Leadership Institute workshops are postponed. Please stay tuned as we plan to move workshops to a virtual environment! This practical workshop provides students with skills and resources to help successfully manage stress; including organizing and prioritizing to get things done, combating procrastination and using technology efficiently. Attend a drop-in workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a medallion, certification and a Be Well sweatshirt!

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CANCELED: 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.  

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LinkedIn Bootcamp – Workshop for Faculty and Staff

How would you rate your LinkedIn Profile?  In this workshop, led by SU’s Director of Talent Management, Davine Bey, you will learn how to develop and/or enhance your LinkedIn profile.  A compelling LinkedIn profile is a way to help you expand your professional network and leverage your industry experience.  In addition, as one of our “ambassadors” in the global talent market, your profile will also help to attract talent to Syracuse University.

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POSTPONED: Wellness Leadership Institute: ’Cuse Works – Resume 101

All Wellness Leadership Institute workshops are postponed. Please stay tuned as we plan to move workshops to a virtual environment! This session will cover the basics of resume writing and will explore the University’s new Smart Resume platform tool called VMock. Learn how to create and customize your resume and explore best practices gathered from industry professionals. Attend a drop-in workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a medallion, certification and a Be Well sweatshirt!

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POSTPONED: Wellness Leadership Institute: Unclutter Your Life

All Wellness Leadership Institute workshops are postponed. Please stay tuned as we plan to move workshops to a virtual environment! This workshop takes a look at how we allow our lives to be so cluttered and how we might first unclutter our inboxes, etc., the literal uncluttering, and then uncluttering our mind using a short meditation and then uncluttering our hearts as a spiritual uncluttering. Attend a drop-in workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a medallion, certification and a Be Well sweatshirt!

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POSTPONED: Wellness Leadership Institute: Narcan and Opioid Training

All Wellness Leadership Institute workshops are postponed. Please stay tuned as we plan to move workshops to a virtual environment! This workshop will provide a brief overview of Opioids and their impact on the body, as well as overdose rates. Additionally, attendees will learn about Narcan, a lifesaving Opioid overdose reversal medication and how to administer this lifesaving medication. Participants that are interested may receive a Narcan Kit. Attend a drop-in workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a medallion, certification and a Be Well sweatshirt!

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POSTPONED: Wellness Leadership Institute: Putting it Bluntly – Cannabis 101

All Wellness Leadership Institute workshops are postponed. Please stay tuned as we plan to move workshops to a virtual environment! Participants will receive an introduction to cannabis, its legality, safety, strains and effects. This presentation also introduces the different modes of consumption and topics such as dosage(s), potency and onset. Attend a drop-in workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a medallion, certification and a Be Well sweatshirt!

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POSTPONED: Wellness Leadership Institute: Recognizing, Stopping, and Reporting Bias

All Wellness Leadership Institute workshops are postponed. Please stay tuned as we plan to move workshops to a virtual environment! This workshop will discuss what bias is and provide real-life, relatable examples (recognize), as well as bystander intervention (stop). The workshop will also discuss how to report and what the process looks like after you’ve done so (report). Attend a drop-in workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a medallion, certification and a Be Well sweatshirt!

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Cooking with KDPhi

Cook with the sisters of alpha Kappa Delta Phi! We will be focusing on the intricacies of Asian cuisine as well as learning how to make delicious Vietnamese summer rolls.

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Building Awarness and Confidence in Using Pronouns & Preferred Names

This workshop will provide an overview and primer on the role of pronouns and preferred names as part of LGBTQ inclusion and cultural sensitivity.  Learn more about why they are important, in a safe workshop space with open dialogue. Workshop topics include: The history of Preferred Names and Pronouns The function and role of gender in our lives including terminology and general concepts Practice using gender pronouns in common situations Pronouns and Preferred Names at Syracuse University

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Performance Partnership for Supervisors

The Supervisor session is designed to ensure the Performance Partnership process, including both form completion and the subsequent meeting between supervisor and staff member is productive and effective. The training will review providing accurate and honest feedback, navigating difficult conversations with employees, communicating performance expectations and creating goals with staff that will help advance the initiatives of the University.

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Performance Partnership for Staff

The Staff session is designed to ensure the Performance Partnership process, including both form completion and the subsequent meeting between supervisor and staff member, is productive and effective. The workshop will provide an overview of the staff member’s role in the Performance Partnership process highlighting the tool and resources available, including creating SMART goals that will help advance the initiatives of the department and University.

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