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Social Media 101: Strategies & Tactics

If you use social media (personally, or if you manage a departmental account), this is for you!

Jena Richter, the University’s Social Media Specialist will be providing two identical sessions called “Social Media 101: Strategies & Tactics” to teach campus social media users tips & tricks and best practices for various social media. Special attention will be given to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Jena and her intern, Rory Mileham, will also cover: other platforms, hashtags, Facebook EdgeRank, and Social Media Analytics and will answer any questions that attendees have.

Session one will occur Monday, October 27 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in IS1129 J, and the second session, covering the same material, will occur on Wednesday, October 29 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. in IS1129A.

ALL are welcome (university staff, academic staff, faculty, student employees responsible for social media, etc.), but please RSVP via this link: http://bit.ly/socialmedia101registration. Due to room capacity, the October 27 session will be capped at 25 participants, and the October 29 session will be capped at 44 participants. RSVP ASAP to guarantee a spot!

This event is sponsored by: Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee and University Staff Professional Development Programming Committee

 

 

Fuel Your Inner Phoenix: Health & Wellness Event

It’s summer…the perfect time to re-calibrate, re-focus, and (re)fuel your inner Phoenix!

All employees are invited to a free Health & Wellness Event on Thursday, May 30 at the Kress Events Center. Featured speakers include Stephanie Schultz from Festival Foods and UWGB student health/wellness expert Alex Stenner. Attendees can mix it up in breakout sessions on yoga, zumba, how to get the right golf swing, and the “Game Day” experience at Kress. A vendor fair will feature local businesses and organizations with door prizes for attendees!

You need not stay for the whole day. Attend a break out session, hear our speakers, or stay for lunch! If you plan on attending (even for a just a session or two), please register online.

Fuel Your Inner Phoenix: Staff Health & Wellness Fair
Thursday, May 30
Kress Events Center

10:00 – 10:30am Registration & Vendor Fair
10:30 – 10:55am Breakout Session 1

  • Yoga
  • Golf swing
11:05 – 11:30am Breakout Session 2

  • Zumba
  • Game Day experience
11:40 – 12:25pm Speaker: Stephanie Schultz – “NuVal – Nutrition Made Easy”
12:25 – 1:00pm Lunch
1:10 – 1:50pm Speaker: Alex Stenner – “Wellness – Why Not?”
2:00 – 2:25pm Breakout Session 3

  • Yoga
  • Game Day experience
2:35 – 3:00pm Breakout Session 4

  • Zumba
  • Golf swing
3:00 – 4:00pm Open session with trainers

Information on speakers:

Stephanie Schultz – NuVal – Nutrion Made Easy
Are you interested in learning how to navigate through the grocery store and make more nutritious food choices? Join Stephanie Schultz, RD, CD, Director of of Health & Wellness at Skogen’s Festival Foods, as she discusses the NuVal® Nutritional Scoring System and other helpful hints to make your way through the aisles while avoiding common pitfalls. What you learn can help to spare your wallet and your waistline!

Alex Stenner – Wellness – Why Not?
We live in society where information about how to live well, or in other words healthfully, is plentiful. Many of us have this information, but the real question is why don’t we use it? Join UWGB student and budding health/nutrition expert Alex Stenner as he helps us to engage different perspectives, utilize research, and ask the right questions. This talk will give you some answers to the major question: Wellness – Why not?

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Come for one session, or stay for several…we have a flexible schedule to meet your needs!

Sponsored by the UWGB Wellness Committee, Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee, and Classified Staff Advisory Committee.

 

Brown Bag – The Balancing Act: Tips for a Successful Work/Life Balance

The Balancing Act: Tips for a Successful Work/Life Balance

You’re busy. At work. At home. With family and friends. How do you find the right balance? How do you manage to get things done without feeling stretched in all directions? Bring your lunch and hear our panel of UWGB experts discuss practical tips, advice, and maybe even some humor for finding a good work/life balance.

Details:
Thursday, March 7 from 12:00-12:45pm
University Union, The Alumni Rooms

Panelists:
Jane Birr, Associate Lecturer in Physical Education, Life Coach, and UWGB alum
Renee Ettinger, Reference & Instruction Librarian, Cofrin Library
Melissa Pufall, Human Resources Assistant

This brown bag session is open to all. Sponsored by the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee.

‘Just for the HEALTH of it!’

Just for the HEALTH of it! Thurs., May 24, Academic Staff Conference

Register | ScheduleKeynote | Dietician | Break-out Sessions | StrengthsQuest™

Just for the HEALTH of It! – a free health and wellness fair for academic staff – will be held on Thursday, May 24 at the Kress Events Center. Motivational speaker Dr. Jack Curtis will stimulate our minds into healthy thinking, and A’viands Dietician Jill Roup will stimulate our appetites with healthy eating options. Lunch will be provided. The fair will also feature local vendors, door prizes, breakout sessions on yoga, the chance to try out Kress’s climbing wall, and a behind the scenes facility tour.

Schedule ‘Just for the HEALTH of it!’ – May 24

Register | Schedule | Keynote | Dietician | Break-out Sessions | StrengthsQuest™

Time Event Location
10:30am-2:30pm Health/Wellness
Vendor Fair
Kress main corridor
10:30-10:45am Registration Kress main corridor
10:45-11:15am
Breakout I
Yoga Sessions Kress Group Exercise Studio
Climbing Tower Fitness Center
Kress Tours Meet in front of the KEC Ticket Window
11:15-11:45am
Breakout II
Yoga Sessions Kress Group Exercise Studio
Climbing Tower Fitness Center
Kress Tours Meet in front of the KEC Ticket Window
11:45am-12:30pm Mindful Eating in Today’s Crazy World
Dietitian, Jill Roup
Kress Special Events Room
12:30-1:00pm Lunch–n–Learn
Healthy Boxed lunches Dietitian Q&A
(registration required)
Kress Special Events Room
1:15pm-2:15pm Attitude is Everything
Keynote Speaker Jack Curtis
Kress Special Events Room
2:15pm-2:30pm Door prize drawing Kress Special Events Room
2:30pm-4:30pm StrengthsQuest™
(registration required)
IS 1129A

“Mindful Eating in Today’s Crazy World” Dietitian, Jill Roup

Register | ScheduleKeynote | Dietician | Break-out Sessions | StrengthsQuest™

Join us for the healthy food presentation at our “Just for the HEALTH of it!” conference…

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2012
Time: 11:45am-12:30pm (with 12:30 – 1 pm lunch-n-learn Q&A session)
Location: Special Events Room, Kress Events Center

“Just for the HEALTH of it!” will include a healthy food presentation with A’vainds dietitian Jill Roup. Boxed lunches will be served following the presentation, that Jill will modify to be healthy: Turkey, Ham, or Veggie Wrap on whole wheat with fruit, high-fiber whole grain bar, and milk, water, or juice.

Registration is required to receive a boxed lunch. Quantity is limited.

See Jill’s Biography
Mindful Eating Presentation File (MS PowerPoint)

“Attitude is Everything” Keynote Speaker Jack Curtis

Register | Schedule | Keynote | Dietician | Break-out Sessions | StrengthsQuest™

Join us for the keynote address of our “Just for the HEALTH of it!” conference…

Photo: Jack Curtis

Speaker: Dr. Jack Curtis

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2012
Time: 1:15pm-2:15pm
Location: Special Events Room, Kress Events Center

Dr. Jack Curtis, a Wisconsin native, has been educating, inspiring and motivating audiences for 27 years as a professional speaker.  He is a Professor Emeritus of Health Promotion and is the author of 12 books. In his presentations he draws on his 30 years of teaching experience to deliver uplifting, educational messages with the perfect blend of humor.  His message focuses on how we can improve performance by altering our attitudes.

For more info, visit: www.drjackcurtis.com

StrenghtsQuest™

Register | ScheduleKeynote | Dietician | Break-out Sessions | StrengthsQuest™

For those who sign up for StrenghtsQuest™ (during the registration process), Academic Staff will purchase an access code to participate in an online evaluation.

StrenghtsQuest™ begins with an online assessment that takes about 30 minutes called the Clifton StrengthsFinder. After completing the assessment, participants will receive a customized report that lists their top five talent themes, along with action items for development and suggestions about how you can use your talents to achieve academic, career, and personal success.

Those who sign up for StrengthsQuest will be sent their unique code via e-mail after registration has closed. The assessment can be completed individually at your convenience or you may join us during the “Just for the HEALTH of it!” conference to complete the assessment as a group. We have general access computer lab A (IS 1129A) reserved for this purpose at 2:30pm on Thursday, May 24, 2012

More information: www.strengthsquest.com
How to: StrengthsQuest – Quick Start User Guide (pdf)

Break-out sessions

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Date: Thursday, May 24, 2012
Time: 10:45-11:45 a.m.
Location: Kress Events Center

Rock climbing wall

28' Climbing wall

28' Climbing wall

  • Skill level: beginner
  • 28 feet, six rope station climbing tower
  • Rock climbing shoes are provided
  • Wear comfortable exercise clothing
  • Bringing a water bottle is always encouraged!
  • You do have to sign a release form in order to climb

Yoga

Challenge and connect your mind and body with yoga poses, conscious breathing and relaxation techniques! Remember – yoga is an individual practice, where all judgment, competition and expectations are let go, and the focus is internal on your own practice that day.

Group exercise studio

Group exercise studio

  • Skill level: beginner
  • 30 minute session with Liz Brandt, KEC Group Fitness Instructor
  • Yoga mats are provided
  • Wear comfortable exercise clothing
  • Bringing a water bottle is always encouraged!

Kress Events Center Tour

Program Manager and Intramurals Coordinator, Tim Helein, will be giving tours of entire Kress Events Center:

Events Center/Sports Arena

Events Center/Sports Arena

  • Events Center/Phoenix Sports Arena
  • Schreiber Foods Fitness Center
    • Weight room
    • Cardio deck
  • Turf and the various gyms
  • Peter F. Dorschel Natatorium – Diving, Lap, and Exercise Pool
  • Sports Medicine Area
  • Racquetball courts
  • Aerobics room
  • Climbing tower

April 26 – Academic Staff General Assembly

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2012
Time: 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Location: 1965 Room, University Union, UW-Green Bay

An Academic Staff Assembly is scheduled for 3 to 4:30 p.m. this Thursday (April 26) in the Union’s 1965.  All Academic Staff members are invited to attend.

The agenda includes:

  • Committee on Workload and Compensation – new joint governance committee, Professor Andrew Kersten
  • University Personnel System, Sheryl Van Gruensven
  • Remarks from Provost Julia Wallace
  • Committee Reports
    • Professional Development Allocation Committee
    • Legislative Committee
    • Professional Development Programming Committee
    • Leadership & Involvement Committee
    • Personnel Committee
  • Announcement of elected committee rosters
  • New Business
    • Resolution from Committee on Workload and Compensation
    • New Joint Committee Charge: Legislative Committee
    • New Joint Committee Charge: Library & Instructional Technology Committee
    • New Joint Committee Charge: Awards & Recognition Committee
  • Chair Report
  • Other discussion
  • Adjourn

Download the agenda (pdf)