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October Workshops

Benefits & Open Enrollment Workshops
Tues., Oct 3, 11 - 12 p.m., Peters Building 192
Learn more about the health plans, new 2018 premium rates, dental and vision plans, CSU tax shelter annuity plan, voluntary plans and flexible spending plans.  The benefits team will be available to assist you with Open Enrollment questions.

Disability Awareness: A Walk in Their Shoes
Wed., Oct 1110 - 11:30 a.m., USU 312-314
This workshop will provide insight on what people with disabilities experience. Participants will engage in activities that focus on various types of hidden disabilities. Participants will come back together to discuss actions on how we, as a campus community, can be more inclusive of students with disabilities.

Travel Policy Refresher and Concur Training
Fri., Oct 133 - 5 p.m., Science 176
This refresher course will review the current travel policies and procedures, as well as the online Concur Travel & Expense Management system.


Project Management
Mon., Oct 168 - 12 p.m., Library 2134 (Part I)
Mon., Oct 238 - 12 p.m., Library 2134 (Part II)
This workshop is open to anyone who wishes to learn or brush up on their project management skills, learn skills and concepts for using project management in the workplace and gain a better understanding of project management principles. This is a two-part workshop with attendance at both days highly recommended (registering for Part I will reserve your spot for Part II). Continental breakfast will be served at both sessions.
Conference Proposal Workshop: How and where do I start?
Mon., Oct 1610 - 11 a.m., Library 3212
An important part of the work completed in academia is sharing our scholarship and achievements with others. This can take place when we present at conferences or applying for awards. How do you prepare yourself? How do you share your story? What is the reviewer looking for? Where do you apply? This workshop will answer all those questions and more.

Communication Skills that Support a Respectful and Civil Workplace
Mon., Oct 16, 8:30 - 10 a.m., Vintage Room
Mon., Oct 16, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., Vintage Room

Mon., Oct 16, 1:30 - 3 p.m., Vintage Room
Learn communication skills used to create and uphold a respectful and civil place to work.

Social Media
Tues., Oct 241 - 2 p.m., Library 2108
Join Jenny Toste, Social Media Coordinator, for a round table discussion about social media best practices, tips for improving your social media sites, and an overview of which sites attract what audiences.

FISH Philosophy in the Workplace
Wed., Oct 259 - 10 a.m., Library 3212
FISH Philosophy is a model created by the Pike Place Fish Market to help make individuals happy in the workplace. In this workshop learn how you can, "Play," "Make Their Day," "Be There," and "Choose Your Attitude," to help create a positive work environment.

Get Started and Save for the Future
Thurs., Oct 269 - 10 a.m., USU 309
This session will assist you in understanding the benefits of enrolling in the CSU Tax Sheltered Annuity Program - 403(b), a voluntary pre-tax savings plan. Find ways to supplement your CalPERS retirement by exploring how much to save by accessing the tools and calculator on the Fidelity Investments website.


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