Archives for August 26, 2016

Diversity and inclusion training required for search committees

Institutional equity, diversity and inclusion reminds all faculty and staff that if they serve on a hiring committee, they must complete the required diversity and inclusion training for search committees every two years. If you need to check to see if your training is up-to-date, you may email to verify your status. If you are forming a search committee, you may also email a list of your committee members to Benjamin White to check their training status. This training can be arranged for your individual search committee at an as-needed basis, or you may attend an open training session noon-1:30 p.m. Sept. 29; 12:30-2 p.m. Nov. 9; noon-1:30 p.m. Jan. 24, 2016; 12:30-2 p.m. March 8, 2016; or noon-1:30 p.m. May 2. All trainings will be held in the Silver and Gold Room of the Havener Center.

Mass notification system test set for Aug. 31

There will be a campuswide test of the emergency mass notification system at noon Wednesday, Aug. 31. The test will include a text message to students and employees saying, “This is a test of the Missouri S&T emergency mass notification system. This is only a test.” The test will also include voice and email alerts.

Faculty First Fridays resume Sept. 2

With the new academic year underway, Faculty First Fridays will resume on Friday, Sept. 2. These informal lunches provide an opportunity to network and share ideas with your faculty colleagues and university administration. The brown-bag lunch will be held noon-1 p.m. at Hasselmann Alumni House, located at 1100 N. Pine St. Participants should bring their […]

Apply now for 2016-17 Supervisory Professional Development Series

In the six-month Supervisory Professional Development Series, you will gain an understanding of your role as a supervisor as well as employment law as it relates to common supervisory issues. You will also learn how to apply basic managerial and interpersonal skills, including dealing with the everyday challenges of being a supervisor, communicating effectively with others, resolving workplace conflict, managing performance and performance coaching.

Fidelity to offer financial education

Join the University of Missouri System and Fidelity for a complementary workshop, where you’ll learn strategies and tips to help manage your financial confidence noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Curtis Laws Wilson Library Telepresence Room. Attendees to this workshop, titled “Shifting from Saving to Spending – Learn strategies for generating income in retirement,” […]

Academic advising conference series begins Sept. 12

Dr. Jeff Cawlfield, vice provost of undergraduate studies, will present “Overview of Academic Integrity Issues at S&T” noon-1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, in Room 208 Norwood Hall. The event is part of the ongoing advising conference series sponsored by the undergraduate advising office.

COER to host two Black & Veatch events on Sept. 1

Join Black & Veatch 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in the Havener Center atrium to learn about potential careers, enjoy pizza and network with representatives. At noon that day, visit Room 305 Norwood Hall for Black & Veatch’s presentation titled “Preparing for the Career Fair and Interviews.”

Joe Friday returns to the S&T Store Sept. 2

Joe Friday sales return 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2nd, in the S&T Store. Midnight to midnight online at All Sennheiser headphones and Jansport backpacks are 25 percent off now through Friday, Sept. 2.