|What:||What do food labels REALLY mean?|
|When:||Thursday, January 16, 2014
12:10 – 1 p.m. OR 4:40 – 5:30 p.m.
|Where:||University Union, Phoenix A|
|Presenter:||Laura Stalland, Dietetics Intern
Bachelor of Science in Human Biology with an emphasis in Nutrition
|Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between “low fat” and ” fat free” or even what “organic” vs. “natural” REALLY mean when reading a food label? Come learn how to quickly scan various food products, and figure out which ones work best for you and your health goals!|
|Have a topic you would like to suggest for a lunch and learn or future wellness event? Take the 2014 Wellness Committee programming survey to provide us with your thoughts and feedback.|
|Visit the Wellness Committee website for information on other wellness topics, newsletters, and upcoming events!|
|You are invited to attend the 2014 Winter All-Employee Professional Development Day on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. You are welcome to attend one, some, or all of the workshops.
Because of limited space in each session, please be sure to RSVP to Human Resources at email@example.com by Friday, January 17 and indicate which session(s) you will be attending. These sessions will take place in either MAC 237 or IS 1129, Lab E. There is no cost to your department for you to attend.
|Best Practices/Tips in Outlook|
|Time: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Location: IS1129, Lab E
Presenter: Pat Theyerl, IT Training Manager
|You use Outlook every day. But are you really using all of the features and functions at your fingertips that can make your life easier and streamline your workday? Come and learn about Quick Parts, sending text messages, calendar options, and MORE!|
|Quiet: Tapping the Power of Introverts|
|Time: 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Location: MAC 237
Presenters: Pam Harvey-Jacobs, Director of Admissions
Kris Anderson, UW-River Falls Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment & Student Services
|In a world that emphasizes talking and talking and talking, we are missing the voices and power of introverts, ½ of the population. Taking a page from Susan Cain’s book “Quiet”, we explore the many contributions introverts can make on your staff and the ways in which offices can structure themselves to elicit those contributions. This workshop is applicable to everyone, at all levels of the University community.|
|Best Practices/Tips in Excel|
|Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: IS1129, Lab E
Presenter: Pat Theyerl, IT Training Manager
|There are many ways to use Excel formulas to decrease the amount of time you spend in Excel and increase the accuracy of your reports. Learn the Excel functions that will save you time from manual manipulation of your data. Hands-on practice with sum, count, counta, len, trim, right, left mid, vlookup, if, sumif, countif, averageif, concatenate, and MORE?|
|Gen Y: Ways to Motivate, Retain, and Focus the Gen Y Student and Worker|
|Time: 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: MAC 237
Presenters: Stacie Christian, Diversity Director
Melissa Pufall, Human Resources Assistant
|The Gen Y population includes individuals born approximately between 1980 and 1998. At the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, Gen Y includes our current students and our younger workforce. In this interactive session we will examine common traits and values of this generation. Ways to motivate, retain, and focus the Gen Y student and worker in an inclusive environment will be discussed.|
|What:||Winter Break Fitness Challenge|
|When:||Monday December 23, 2013 – Sunday, January 26, 2014|
|Where:||UW Green Bay Kress Events Center|
|Whether you frequent the Kress or have yet to visit since the announcement of the Faculty/Staff Free Membership Program, NOW is your time to do so while working towards rad prizes! All Faculty/Staff have free UNLIMITED access to the Kress Events Center over the Winter Break time period.To Participate:
See the flyer for more information, including prizes and timelines for the drawings. Let’s keep it HOT inside the Kress these cold winter days!
|The Four Disciplines of Execution Lunch n’ Learn|
|When:||Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013
11 a.m. Registration & Networking
11:30 a.m. Lunch Served
12 p.m. Presentation
1 p.m. Conclusion
|Where:||Holiday Inn & Suites Green Bay – Stadium
2785 Ramada Way
Green Bay, WI 54304
|Fee:||$15 Members of Current
$20 Nonmembers of Current
Free with 2013 Lunch n’ Learn or All-Inclusive Events Package – Learn More
Garden salad, hot baked garlic breadsticks, homemade lasagna, pasta with alfredo and marinara, chicken parmesan, coffee, iced tea or milk.
There is a 96-hour cancellation policy for this event.
|The Four Disciplines of Execution
Leaders face the common challenge of driving change and achieving goals. The Covey Group developed the Four Disciplines of Execution (4DX) which is a process to execute strategy. Any individual, team or organization can utilize 4DX to focus on the principles of execution and attain wildly important goals.
|About the Speaker|
|Shauna M. Froelich, JD
Program Coordinator, School of Justice Studies
Rasmussen CollegeShauna has been an Instructor at various colleges in Wisconsin, including Rasmussen College, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Lakeland College, North West Technical College and Cardinal Stritch University. She specializes in teaching legal, ethical and leadership courses. She views education as a creative process, stimulating critical thinking and active engagement in the world. Shauna teaches students that learning is an ongoing process of critical inquiry. Her goal is to promote personal reflection and action outside the classroom.Shauna serves as program coordinator for the School of Justice Studies at Rasmussen College. Additionally, she has consulted for the Green Bay Police Department and Brown County Communications Department on issues of leadership and organizational change.
Shauna holds degrees in history and law from Xavier University and Marquette University Law School, respectively. She married her law school sweet heart and served in the United States Air Force thereafter. Shauna was stationed at Kelly Air Force Base in the 67th Information Operations Intelligence Wing, San Antonio, Texas. She provided support for intelligence operations during the war in Iraq. Following her commission in the Air Force, Shauna and her husband moved back to their home state of Wisconsin.
Shauna’s family life is full of energy. With four children, a dog, and a husband who is an attorney, there is rarely a dull moment. In her free time, she loves date nights, water skiing, painting, outdoor adventures and the beach.
Scott Schewe, representative from WDC, will be available to meet individually with employees regarding their current WDC enrollment and for those interested in learning more about the program and planning for retirement by investing before tax dollars. Please see the attachments for more information about WDC’s Program highlights and new options.
When: Monday; December 9, 2013; 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: University Union Building, Heritage Room #232
You can schedule an individual session with Scott Schewe by emailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org .
As the holiday season is upon us, our payroll deadlines have to be adjusted due to the timeframe in which we can get the payroll’s processed amidst all of the legal holidays. As a result of those adjustments, we are requesting the following changes to the timeframe for submitting your timesheets:
December A (12/1/13-12/14/13)
Please submit your timesheet and absences by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 12th.
December B (12/15/13-12/28/13)
Please submit your timesheet and absences by 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 26th.
If you have any questions please email email@example.com.
|Cancer remains the second most common cause of death in the US, accounting for nearly 1 of every 4 deaths. The American Cancer Society leads the search for cancer’s causes and cures and helps save lives!
Come to the Relay for Life kickoff meeting to learn more about the event and how you can form a team and be part of the Relay.
|What:||Relay for Life Kick off informational session|
|When:||Monday, December 2nd
5 – 5:30 p.m.
|Where:||the Mauthe Center|
|This informational session will inform you about UW Green Bay’s Relay being held on Friday, April 26, 2014. Can’t make it? Watch the Wellness Committee website for further information.|
Katherine started on October 28, 2013, as an International Recruitment Specialist. Prior to starting at UW-Green Bay she worked in Wuhan, China, at Central China Normal University for two years. She graduated from Augustana College and earned a BA in Asian Studies. Her hometown is Libertyville, Illinois.
|What:||Healthy Holiday Choices Potluck|
|When:||Tuesday, December 3, 2013
12 – 1 p.m.
|Where:||University Union, Phoenix C|
|DID YOU KNOW?
The average American holiday dinner is loaded with 3000 calories and 229g of fat. By swapping more traditional foods for healthier ones, you can drop this consumption significantly while also getting more vital nutrients out of your meal. Join your co-workers and share a healthy version of your holiday favorites! Visit the websites below to gather some ideas on what to bring and how to shift your holiday menu to cut down on unnecessary calories! Please feel free to sign up for a menu item and/or send us a copy of your recipe so we can share with all who attend.
** Silverware, plates, napkins, cups and water will be provided.
Tips and Tricks for Healthy Eating this Holiday Season
Visit the Wellness Committee website for information on other wellness topics, newsletters, and upcoming events!