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November Workshops


Travel Policy Refresher & Concur Training
Tues., Nov 7, 2 - 4 p.m., Lib 2127
Have questions about travel policies and how to use Concur? Get your questions answered here!  Computers will be provided for hands-on training.
Ultimate Event Planning 101
Wed., Nov 8, 9 - 10 a.m., Lib 3212
This workshop is designed to provide an understanding of the ins and outs of event planning, from the invitation list, to food, vendors, decorations and more. Whether planning a birthday party, reunion or large scale event, we will provide tips and tricks to make your event a success!
Seconds 2 Survive
Wed., Nov 8, 2 - 3 p.m., ED 140
Seconds 2 Survive is a program designed to help individuals plan, prepare, practice and perform so that they are empowered to make life saving decisions in the critical first seconds of an emergency.
Careers in Student Affairs
Thurs., Nov 9, 3 - 5 p.m., Education 140
Review career pathways and employment classifications in Student Affairs. Light refreshments will be served.
Get Started and Save for the Future
Mon., Nov 13, 9 - 10 a.m., Peters 192
Understand the benefits of enrolling in the CSU Tax Sheltered Annuity Program - 403(b), a voluntary pre-tax savings plan, by finding out how to reduce your taxable income and supplement your CalPERS retirement account.
FERPA Training
Mon., Nov 13, 2 - 3 p.m., Lib 3212
Learn why FERPA is important and how to protect the privacy of students' education records.
Social Media
Tues., Nov 14, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., Education 140
Join Jenny Toste for a round table discussion about social media best practices and how to best communicate events and programs happening in your departments. 

Fighting Food Insecurity at Fresno State
Tues., Nov 14, 9 - 10 a.m., Lib 2108
An estimated 20-30% of our students experience some level of food insecurity. This workshop will help you understand levels of food insecurity, ways to best support food insecure students, and resources available on campus. 
Homeless in Higher Ed
Thurs., Nov 16,  2 - 3:30 p.m., North Gym 118
Jessica Sutherland shares how her organization, Homeless to Higher Ed, supports individuals experiencing housing displacement and food insecurity.
Application Materials for Gainful Employment in Higher Education
Thurs., Nov 16,  3 - 5 p.m., Education 140
Review resumes and curriculum vitae and application materials for positions in Student Affairs and Higher Education Institutions. Light refreshments will be served.
CalPERS Retirement
Wed., Nov 29, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., UBC, Peters Rm 192
Wed., Nov 29, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., UBC, Peters Rm 192
This workshop is recommended for members with 10 years or less away from retirement. The presentation will include how retirement benefits are calculated; deciding on the best date to retire; benefit options; taxability of retirement benefits; retirement application process; CalPERS health benefits and post-retirement issues.
Dream Students at Fresno State: Challenges, Opportunities, Allies, and Advocacy
Wed., Nov 29, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Vintage Room
Discover the challenges undocumented students face in institutions of higher education, national and state policies impacting undocumented students, opportunities that together we can create to serve undocumented students, and how to be an ally and advocate for undocumented students.  
Professional Development in Student Affairs
Thurs., Nov 30, 3 - 5 p.m., Education 140
The workshop will showcase a panel to discuss professional development opportunities in Student Affairs. Light refreshments will be served.

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