Professional Development Calendar

Please (CLICK HERE) to register for any Organizational Excellence activity, events or workshop.


Week At-A-Glance

May 15 - May 31


Join us May 25, 2017 for STAR Day as we celebrate and recognize our SUPER staff across campus through a full day of professional development workshops, a celebratory service awards luncheon, and magic-filled closing ceremony.  Come dressed as your favorite superhero to celebrate our theme, Not All Heroes Wear Capes, and participate in an individual and group costume contest to wrap up our day at the closing ceremony.  Register below to reserve your spot! 

Interested in volunteering? Register here and receive a free STAR Day t-shirt!

Navigating Fresno State

Datawarehouse - Open Lab

Tuesday, May 23, 10:00 a.m. - noon, Library 2127
Open lab session for 2 hours. This time slot is to assist individual/s with their report set up and answer questions pertaining to CFS Finance Datawarehouse.


Enhancing Your Technical Skills


Tuesday, May 16, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Library 2130
Learn how to navigate OUCampus and post text, photos, graphics, and tables to your campus websites.


President's Cultural Competency Certificate Program

The President's Cultural Competency Certificate Program is an 18-month program that consists of: (a) twp required on-campus seminars, (b) two on-campus elective seminars, and (c) two on- or off-campus seminars preceded by a (d) mandatory National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) Welcoming Diversity workshop. The program provides participants with a greater understanding of how we can and why we should work together to continue building a strong and inclusive Fresno State Community.  For a full program description, click here. 

Welcoming Diversity - Prejudice Reduction(Prerequisite)

Tuesday, May 23, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Vintage Room
Welcoming Diversity is a full day, interactive workshop focusing on understanding prejudices and is led by the Fresno State Campus Affiliate of the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI).  NCBI is a nonprofit leadership training organization that works to eliminate prejudice and inter-group conflict on campuses and in communities throughout the world. Its university campus affiliate members are trained to provide a proactive response to discrimination and intergroup conflicts. The Fresno State Campus Affiliate consists of a team of students, faculty and staff trained to lead Prejudice Reduction workshops and the Controversial Issues Process. 

Examining Microagressions and Their Impact on Campus Climate (Required)

Friday, May 26, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Library 3212
Through this workshop, participants will have an increased understanding of the different forms of microaggressions and forms of bullying, as well as the impact each has on campus climate.  This understanding will be used to develop tools and strategies to effectively interrupt microagressions and forms of bullying, and educate others in the process.  In addition, participants will learn an increased respect for others' right to dignity, and have opportunities to engage in dialogues with one another to share experiences, concerns, and best practices moving forward.



The Organizational Excellence Calendar represents professional development opportunities from across campus. This calendar and its workshops are supported by: Human Resources, Center for Faculty Excellence, Healthy U, Student Affairs and many more.