Professional Development Calendar

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Week At-A-Glance

February 20 - 24

Navigating Fresno State

Social Media Round Table 
Tuesday, Feb 21, 10:30 am - noon, Library 2108
Do you do social media for a Fresno State department or group - but it's not your full-time job? Learn the latest on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and LinkedIn with tips for posting, finding content, growing your followers, and managing accounts with a minimal amount of time.


Library Tours for Campus Staff
Tuesday, Feb 21, 11 a.m. - noon, Library Lobby
We all know that the Henry Madden Library is an excellent resource for our students and faculty, but have you ever wondered what it has to offer Fresno State staff? The Library invites all campus staff to join us on a tour where you'll learn about our Popular Reading Collection, quick and easy interlibrary loan services, children's books and materials, movies, music, and much more. Find out how to get that bestselling novel, check out a book for your high schooler's research project, or find an award-winning film to watch this weekend. Learn about the many resources and services that the Library has to offer you!


EEO Designee Training (Faculty)
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 10 - 11:00 a.m., Peters Building 194


Case/ Alert Management on GradesFirst
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2 - 3:30 p.m.., Library 3212
Cases have been assigned to me, now what? We will discuss the referral process, what happens after the referral is made, tips and tricks with creating an Appointment Campaign, and much more. Come to the interactive LEAD workshop about Cases/Alerts. 


Concur Travel & Exoense Management
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m. - noon, Library AG101
In this workshop, employees will learn in a hands-on lab environment about Concur Profile Settings, how to assign an Expense Delegate, how to create a Request for Pre-approval of travel, and how to create an Expense Report for reimbursement.


EEO Designee Training - Staff and Management
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 10:30 a.m. - noon, ED54
This workshop is intended for staff, managers and faculty who wish to serve as an Equal Employment Opportunity Designee (EEOD) on search committees for staff and management positions.  All existing EEO Designees will need to attend one of the workshops in order to continue service.  Others who wish to serve the university as an EEOD must attend one of the workshops as a prerequisite for service.


Parliamentary Procedures
Friday, Feb 24, 10 - 11 a.m., Library 2108
An introduction to parliamentary procedure. Includes basic concepts behind the use of parliamentary procedure; discussion and examples of most common and useful motions.


Enhancing Your Technical Skills 

Tuesday, Feb 21, 1 - 4 p.m., Library 2103
Login to OU Campus, edit content on pages, upload images, upload documents, create hyperlinks, save and publish pages, modify page specific items, check-in pages, create new sections, new pages, modify top and side navigation, modify the page title and breadcrumb and logout of the system.  It also includes information on maintaining responsive pages and content. This training is mandatory in order to receive access to webpages you have permission to edit.


JMP Webinar - Teaching Design of Experiments with JMP


iOS, iPhone & iPad

Develop a Healthy U

Mid - Week Motion (NEW CLASS!)
Wednesdays, Fresno State Student Rec Center, 5:30 - 6:15 pm
Join Dr. Mark Baldis and his Kinesiology students every Wednesday for an 8 week series of fitness learning opportunities and activities. Learn how to include physical activity - NOT exercise - into your work schedule, BEFORE you head home for the evening. Come ready to learn, be active, and have a lot of FUN!  There will be incentives for attendance, including a FREE month membership at the Student Rec Center, Bod Pod assessment, and more! Don’t go home feeling tired, get ENERGIZED.  Register below for one or all of the classes below.  We look forward to seeing you there and getting FIT!



Winning With A Healthy Lifestyle
Fridays, Family Food Science 105, 12:00 - 12:50 pm
Winning With a Healthy Lifestyle is an eleven-week program designed to assist you with figuring out your basic nutrition, fitness and health needs.  You are invited to attend weekly fifty minute sessions where nutrition and dietetic students, under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian, will help you track your daily food intake and exercise while assisting you with setting  realistic and attainable goals. Weekly topics will include: Eating While Dining Out, How Much Should I Weigh, What are My Short and  Long Term Goals and How to Eat Mindfully. Remember, each step you take for yourself leads you closer to health.



Activity Classes
Circuit Training 
Combine interval training, full body weight exercises, and core workouts to strengthen and tone your whole body.


Utilize non-impact exercises to develop strength, flexibility, balance and inner awareness.



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.