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Generation We
Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Generation Y - we're all working together at UMD. This session is designed to help us understand how our generation impacts our view of the world, and of our work!
Friday, November 8, 2013
Session Facilitators: Tim Chambers (Housing and Residence Life), Nathaniel Schultz (Office of Student Conduct) and VC Lisa Erwin
12 noon to 1 p.m.
Garden Room, Kirby Student Center
Session Notes: Generation We Wrap Up. (pdf)
Session Resources: Generation We Reference List (pdf)
 
Crockpots and Microwaves: Thriving as an Introvert in an Extroverted Profession
Are you a crockpot or a microwave? Learn from two crockpots—introverts—how to thrive in the microwave, or extroverted, world of student affairs.  “E”s and “I”s are both invited to learn what it really means to be an introvert; how to make your department more “I”-friendly for staff and students alike; and where introverts can shine within student affairs. 
Session Facilitators: Jeni Eltink and Jessi Eaton (Kirby Student Center)
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
12 noon to 1 p.m.
323 KSC RDC
Session powerpoint:  Crockpots and Microwaves
 
The (Not-So) Secrets to Effective Employee Engagement
Session Facilitators: AVC Corbin Smyth and Brian Lassiter (President, Performance Excellence Network)
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
12 noon to 1 p.m.
Garden Room
 
Writing Your Assessment Story
An assessment story should read like a good mystery book. This means it has to have a lead character (the one who wants to know) who is accompanied by a cast of characters (students, staff, faculty, departments, stakeholders, etc.). It must have a good plot (what is happening and why) and it has to have an ending (what was learned and what happens next) that completes the story. This methodology can be used to demystify assessment! Dr. Erwin will be sharing this presentation from the recent NASPA conference, in which she was one of three presenters.
Session Facilitator: VC Lisa Erwin
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
12 noon to 1 p.m.
Kirby Student Center 268
Session powerpoint: Writing Your Assessment Story (pdf)
Session resource: Assessment Mystery Template (pdf)