Leif works closely with faculty and staff, and provides them with the pedagogical consultation, instructional design support, software instruction, and individual support needed to develop successful and effective courses.
Author, business consultant and UW-Green Bay Prof. Phillip Clampitt will share his expertise with faculty and staff at a professional development workshop entitled “Becoming a Progress-Making Leader in Your Sphere of Influence.” Clampitt was co-author last year, with Fox Valley business executive Robert DeKoch, of the book Transforming Leaders into Progress Makers: Leadership for the 21st Century. The book highlights original research as well as case studies of successful leaders. The Clampitt workshop is organized by the Office of Human Resources. Although there is no registration charge, you are asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org at least five days in advance of the event to guarantee sufficient materials are available. Call ext. 2390 with any questions.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 – 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Location: Phoenix Room and Christie Theatre
Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States, and has been called, “One of the most brilliant, articulate and courageous critics of white privilege in the nation.” Wise, was recently named one of “25 Visionaries Who are Changing Your World,” by Utne Reader. He has spoken in 49 states, on over 600 college campuses, and to community groups across the nation. He has also lectured internationally in Canada and Bermuda on issues of comparative racism, race and education, racism and religion, and racism in the labor market.
The Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee Co-Sponsors this event in partnership with Student Life and the Diversity Task Force.
Tuesday, March 8, 1-2 p.m. UPDATED LOCATION: IS 1129, General Access Computer Lab E
Whether you’re preparing a report, syllabus, agenda, or presentation you’ll learn valuable tips to give your document a more refined look and be easier to read. Join graphic designer Kimberly Vlies and instructional designer and technologist Leif Nelson as they share basic typography and layout tricks that will help to organize your content.
Leif Nelson, Learning Technology Center
Kimberly Vlies, Marketing and University Communication
“Followers the world over are getting bolder and more strategic—which is why leaders who dismiss or discount them do so at their peril,” wrote leadership scholar Barbara Kellerman. We are all followers in some aspects of our lives. When followers are committed and engaged, we can spark change and change leaders. This session will talk about how followers are making a difference and how we can maximize our followership power.
Find out more about the UW System’s new self service HRS from UW-Green Bay HR director, Sheryl Van Gruensven. Coming in April of 2011, HRS will revolutionize the way the UW System handles employee services by streamlining human resources, payroll, benefits, absence management, and time and labor into one system. Self service features will enhance the way faculty and staff manage employee information including accessing payroll information, enrolling in benefits, entering absence information, updating contact and employee information, and recording time online.
Sheryl Van Gruensven
Director of Human Resources
Bill’s dynamic presentation emphasizes the value of keeping a positive attitude as the key to peak performance and enjoying life. His program features a study of the characteristics of leaders past and present, and how a person can improve his or her leadership ability. Numerous anecdotes and historical references are used to illustrate the importance of making sound decisions when faced with challenging situations. Bill emphasizes the value of effective communication and teamwork in keeping the work environment positive and productive. Since attitudes are contagious, Bill conveys time-tested tips to pave the path to peak performance, personal, and team leadership. “It’s your attitude, not your aptitude that determines your altitude!” Stay high on life and go all the way with PMA!
Students come to college young, undeveloped leaders and grow developmentally through their college career. Knowing how that change happens is important for those who work with college students as we can help them along their path of self-actualization. This program will also help you understand the stages of growth a traditional college student goes through so you know what is to be expected from them. Come and find out about a few different student development theories and how to use them with students you work for and work with.
UW-Green Bay Residence Life Area Coordinator