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STEP 2014-15 Events

This page updated regularly - please visit us again soon for information on upcoming professional development opportunities for staff!

 

New Year - New You
Start 2015 off on the right foot with these sessions geared towards making you feel good - inside and out! Space is limited. RSVP to STEP@butler.edu is required, indicating which session(s) you'd like to attend.

  • Meditation session, Tuesday, January 6, 11-noon with lunch immediately following, CFV Blue House
  • Goal setting workshop, Wednesday, January 7, 11 a.m.-noon with lunch immediately following, PB106
  • Asset Based Thinking (ABT) workshop, Thursday, January 8, 9:30-noon with lunch immediately following, PB106
  • HRC and Healthy Horizons info session, Friday, January 9, 10:30-noon with lunch immediately following, PB106

Professional Communication Workshop
Thursday, December 11, 2:30-4:00, JH306 Seminar Room
Led by Susan Sutherlin (English), this session will focus primarily on email communication, including grammar and the ins and outs of sending professional correspondence. Space is limited. RSVP to STEP@butler.edu required.

Excel Basics - Building a Spreadsheet from Start to Finish
Wednesday, December 3
Friday, December 5
Monday, December 8
All sessions will take place from 1:30-3:00 in JH043

In this 3-part workshop, led by Cheryl Jensen, attendees will gain a solid foundation in Excel, starting with the basics and learning and learning more complex features along the way. Attendees should plan to attend all three sessions. Space is limited. RSVP to STEP@butler.edu required.

Mindfulness in Leadership
Friday, November 14, lunch noon-12:30, presentation 12:30-1:30
Center for Faith and Vocation's Blue House

Opportunities for leadership exist for all staff positions at Butler. Join us for a conversation led by Jane Gervasio (COPHS) on intentionally focused awareness in leadership, concentrating on being non-judgmental, and more fully and compassionately aware. Space is limited. RSVP to STEP@butler.edu required.

Admissions 101 "Who Are Our Students?" - Part of the Learn About Butler (LAB) Series
Friday, November 7, lunch noon-12:30, presentation 12:30-1:30, AU111

Aimee Scheuermann, Director of Admission, will provide an overview of the admission process, as well as demographic information on our current student body. Lunch tickets to The Market Place will be provided. Space is limited. RSVP to STEP@butler.edu required.

Innovation Fund Information Session - Part of the Learn About Butler (LAB) Series
Friday, October 24, lunch noon-12:30, presentation 12:30-1:30, AU111

Jason Range, Executive Director of the Innovation Fund, will provide an overview on the innovation fund, as well as tips on applying for innovation fund grants. Lunch tickets to The Market Place will be provided. Space is limited. RSVP to STEP@butler.edu required.

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Thursday, October 23, 3:00-4:30, FB110

Hands on training, led by Gautam Rao (JCA). RSVP to STEP@butler.edu required.

A Fresh Outlook: Getting acquainted with Microsoft Office's Outlook
Thursday, September 25, 10-11:30 a.m.

This session will be led by staff from the Center for Academic Technology. RSVP to STEP@butler.edu required.

What's new at Irwin Libraries - Part of the Learn About Butler (LAB) series
Thursday, September 11, session begins at noon in AU111

What's New at Irwin Library? Everything.
Staff and Faculty at Irwin Library have been busy the last summer implementing many changes, all based in a new strategic vision developed in 2013: Butler Libraries, Where Knowledge Inspires Transformation. Join us for lunch and a brief presentation on changes in the academic library landscape, before a tour of Irwin Library spaces both innovative (Information Commons desk, a consolidated single service point) and traditional (Special Collections and Archives). RSVP to STEP@butler.edu required.

 

 

To request disability-related accommodations or inquire about accessibility, please contact Rebecca DeGrazia at rdegrazi@butler.edu or at 317-940-8558. Please allow two weeks advance notice in order to allow adequate time to make arrangements. Although attempts will be made to honor accommodation requests with less notice, it cannot be guaranteed that without two weeks notice a reasonable accommodation can be provided.

 

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