Calendar – January 2017

Upcoming Trainings

EDM E-mail Content Editor Workshops

10-11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23
3-4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26

For more information, please e-mail

Online Performance Management Training

2-3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13
9-10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14
9-10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17
3-4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23

Mentorship and StrengthsFinder Trainings

2-4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 | Room 386 Lory Student Center (Coaching Training/Mentorship Program)
2-4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13 | Rooms 304-306 Lory Student Center (StrengthsFinder)

UA Brown-bag Series

Professionalism Panel

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 27 | Room 308-10 Lory Student Center

Please join us for a professionalism panel moderated by Kim Tobin, associate vice president for University Advancement. We’ve invited seasoned UA staff from across the division to share their perspectives on the topics of developing a strong professional reputation and finessing situations (and people) with diplomacy and tact, and offer tips on professional etiquette.

Panelists include Kris McKay, associate director of development, College of Agricultural Sciences; John Walter, director of advancement business services; Ann Marie Bliley-Ester, director of development for research and interdisciplinary programs; and John T. Rogers, assistant director of CSU events.

To RSVP, please respond to the Dec. 30 invite from Alexis Kanda-Olmstead, or e-mail her at

Upcoming UA Brown-Bag Session:

Your Professional Development Journey
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 | Rooms 308-310 Lory Student Center

Fundraising Essentials Series

Corporate Philanthropy: Building a Comprehensive Plan through Holistic Partnerships

3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31 | TMTS Training Room

This session will assist you in better understanding the purpose and goals for corporate giving and how holistic partnerships are essential for philanthropy. Session facilitated by Greg Lewis, executive director of corporate and foundation relations and Ann Marie Bliley-Ester, director of development for research and interdisciplinary programs. Click here to register.

The above training is geared toward development staff. The version for all faculty and staff will be noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Lory Student Center Grey Rock Room. Please e-mail Shay Webb for more details.

Employment Law 101 for Supervisors

1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 | Room 382 Lory Student Center

Dear UA Supervisors,

As a follow-up to the UA Google Supervisor Training, we have invited employment law expert Jannine Mohr, CSU associate legal counsel, to provide an overview of what you most need to know. Jannine is our go-to person for legal advice and teaches a graduate-level law class. We hope you can make it! This session is open to UA supervisors of professional and student staff.

To RSVP, please respond to the Dec. 29 invite from Alexis Kanda-Olmstead, or e-mail her at

UA Leadership Retreat

Monday, March 6, all day. Location TBD. Stay tuned for more information!


Mark Your Calendars!  

Jan. 23: In-Situ Campus Visit

Jan. 27: Newmont Mining Campus Visit

Feb. 7: WaterPik Campus Visit

UA Director and Divisional Meetings

Click here for the Fiscal Year 2017 schedule.

Signature Events

Feb. 6: Founders Day Medal Ceremony 
4 p.m., Lory Student Center Theatre

Feb. 10: Founders Day Celebration
1:47 p.m., CSU Plaza

Feb. 11: 1870 DINNER
5:30 p.m., Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom

Click here to download a comprehensive list of upcoming events