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Staff Development

Staff Events

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Student Affairs Staff Development Committee

Special Events – Jill Caldwell, Chair

Purpose: The purpose of this sub-committee is to provide engaging opportunities/programs for all members of the Division to develop relationships and networks outside of normal job responsibilities and areas. 

  • State of the Division Breakfast
  • Holiday and Summer Pot Luck 
  • Student Staff Appreciate Reception 
  • Salute to Student Affairs Awards                    

Young Professionals – Chris Bond, Chair

Purpose: The purpose of this sub-committee is to involve and develop new professionals within the Division. We have defined new professionals as anyone with 5 or less years of experience within Student Affairs including Graduate Assistants within the Division. 

  • Orientation Coffee Dates - all new employees who have joined the Division are invited to a coffee date with committee members.
  • Lunch & Learn Series - held on the third Thursday of every other month (September-April) 
  • Social Opportunities - include off-campus happy hours and other outings (sporting events, etc.)

Education & Communication – Diane Cumbie, Chair

Purpose: This sub-committee serves as the voice of the Staff Development Committee by posting and disseminating all relevant programmatic information in a consistent and timely manner.  This group is also charged with creating unique educational and training opportunities for the Division’s employees. 

  • SA Talk - Last Friday of every other month (Stern 201) 
  • Monthly Newsletter  – promotion of staff development events, department or program spotlight, and suggested resources