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Professional Development Calendar

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December 2019


Enhancing Your Technical Skills

OU Campus Training

Thurs., Dec. 5, 9 - 11 a.m., Library 2127

Learn how to navigate OU Campus and post text, photos, graphics, and tables to your campus websites. Please bring your own laptop to the training.

OU Campus Training - OPEN LAB

Fri., Dec. 6, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Library 2127

Learn how to navigate OU Campus and post text, photos, graphics, and tables to your campus websites. Please bring your own laptop to the training.


Navigating Fresno State

Safe Zone Workshop: Becoming an Ally

Mon., Dec. 5, 12 - 3:30 p.m., Library 3212

Safe Zones at Fresno State are individuals or spaces that are safe, open, and welcoming to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Workshop attendees will:

Gain knowledge about the LGBTQ+ community, its struggles, and its history

Gain an understanding of the experiences that LGBTQ+ individuals face

Learn skills to help support LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff learn, thrive,  

and grow at Fresno State

Safe Zone members receive a badge that identify them as advocates for the LGBTQ+ community. To become a member, you must attend this Safe Zone introduction training, offered several times each academic year, along with 2 approved LGBTQ+ campus events. Membership must be renewed each year by attendance of events.

Historical Overview: Power, Privilege, and Oppression

Tues., Dec. 3, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Vintage Room

This interactive workshop will increase cultural competency in regard to Native people, bring awareness about local Native Tribes, bring awareness about Native students at Fresno State, and awareness about Native programs and resources for Native students.

Dare to Lead™ 

Wed., Dec. 4, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Library 2134

Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown. The Dare to Lead™ one day workshop will focus on developing the four skills sets of brave leadership - rumbling with vulnerability, living into our values, braving trust and learning to rise. 

Lunch served. Resource manual provided. Pre-work, 20 minutes  

Seconds to Survive 

Wed., Dec. 4, 12 - 1 p.m., Library 2108

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.

Social Media Workshop

Tues., Dec. 10, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., Library 3212

Analytics, strategies and lessons learned from signature campus events.


Administrative Academy

Winery Tour

Thurs., Dec. 12, 10 - 11 a.m., Vincent E. Petrucci Viticulture Building

Take a tour of Fresno State's very own winery and learn about the wine making process! The tour will include a comprehensive overview of how wine is made and a behind the scenes look at the winery's facilities. 

Alumni Luncheon

Thurs., Dec. 19, 12 - 1 p.m., Library 2134


Activity Classes

Circuit Training
Mondays, 12:10 - 1 p.m.
Wednesdays, 5:10 - .
(ED 140)

Combines interval training, Full body weight exercises, and core workouts to strengthen and tone your whole body.
Couch to 5k
5:10 - 6 p.m.

(Front of the Library)
Build Endurance and speed as we gradually train for a 5k race at the end of the semester. For runners of all abilities!
12:10 - 1 p.m.

(ED 140)

Utilizes non-impact exercises that target the core and develop strength, flexibility, balance and inner awareness.
12:10 - 1 p.m.

(ED 140)

A mind-body practice that combines gentle stretching exercises, controlled breathing, relaxation techniques and restorative poses.
Butts N Gutts
Tuesdays., 12:30- 1:00 p.m.
Thursdays., 12:20-12:50 p.m.

(ED 360)
This challenging, 30-minute class is specifically designed to target your core and lower body through a combination of exercises utilizing equipment and your own body weight.  This class will work on shaping and toning your abs, butt, hips and thighs.





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.


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