Calendar – October 2016

Upcoming Trainings

UA Brown-bag Series

Crucial Conversations

11:30 a.m.-1  p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15 | Room 308-10 Lory Student Center

We are bringing David D’Alessandro back for one of the most popular learning sessions from the 2015 UA Retreat. “Crucial Conversations: How to Communicate (and Listen) Effectively” will teach you how to manage the stress that can come from conflicts and difficult conversations. This interactive workshop will look at the different conflict styles individuals have, how to elicit information, how to listen for key concepts, and how to communicate without escalating. To RSVP, please accept the Oct. 5 Outlook invite from Alexis Kanda-Olmstead, or e-mail her at Please note: The original date was in October, but due to schedules, we have moved it to November.

Upcoming UA Brown-Bag Sessions:

Career and Life Exploration - Dec. 15
Dr. Rich Feller

Professionalism Panel - Jan. 27, 2017
Kim Tobin

Your Professional Development Journey - Feb. 24, 2017
Angie Curtis

Managing Career Conversations with Your Staff - March 30, 2017
Katy Piotrowski

Coaching for Performance* - April 24, 2017
Janet Meine

Emotional Intelligence and Feedback* - May 18, 2017
Janet Meine

Mindset and Decision-Making* - TBD
Janet Meine

* Indicates content adapted from the Google Supervisory Training

Onboarder Training

10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 | Room 324 Lory Student Center

If you have been in your position a year or longer, we'd love your help with the onboarding of our great new employees. If you are interested in becoming an “onboarder” to a new employee, please plan to attend this informative training session. Please e-mail to RSVP or if you have questions.

Google Supervisory Training

Thursday, Nov. 3 and Friday, Nov. 4

The Google Supervisory Training includes concepts and practices that are critical to your success as a manager. During the training, the topics of emotional intelligence, coaching, feedback, and decision-making will be covered. Participants also will learn how to apply CareerWow and the PDP to their units. The same training will be made available through the UA Brown-Bag series in the spring. Stay tuned for more information from Alexis Kanda-Olmstead.

UA Leadership Retreat

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


Mark Your Calendars! 

Oct. 21: Virtual Reality Symposium
9 a.m.-noon, Ballroom A Lory Student Center

Oct. 21-23: Virtual Reality Hackathon
Ballroom A Lory Student Center

Oct. 24-25: Veterans Symposium: Transitioning from Higher Education to Career
Lory Student Center

Nov. 1: School of Global Environmental Sustainability Sponsored Lectures
The CSU community is invited to hear from Dr. Tom Lovejoy, university professor of the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University, and Kim Jordan, co-founder and executive chair of the board of directors for New Belgium Brewing Company.

UA Director and Divisional Meetings

Click here for the Fiscal Year 2017 schedule.

Signature Events

Nov. 4: President's Gala
6-9:30 p.m., TILT/Ammons Hall. Annual celebration of Morgan and Lory Society members to show appreciation for their continued support of CSU. This event will also include the induction of new members and addition of donor bricks to the Donor Walk.

Click here to download a comprehensive list of upcoming events