The CSL Professional Development Series provides staff with opportunities to learn about best practices in student affairs and student services, connect with peers and leaders across CSL and the University, and grow and develop professionally. It includes regular programs tailored around topics relevant to our work at the University. These programs, which occur monthly (or more), are open to all staff.
UChicago's Federal Relations Efforts: An Overview
Presented by Trudy Vincent, Associate Vice President for Federal Relations and Matt Greenwald, Assistant Vice President, Office of Federal Relations
Wednesday, April 19
12 PM to 1:30 PM
Center for Identity + Inclusion, Community Lounge
In this session, Trudy Vincent and Matt Greenwald, will provide participants an opportunity to learn about the Office of Federal Relations, which represents the University in national policy discussions that bear on key University activities, including research funding, student aid, and health care. Additionally, she will discuss recent developments at the federal level and initial priorities of the new Administration and Congress, as related to University of Chicago and the broader community.
Register here by Friday, April 14.
Mindfulness: Power of Awareness
Presented by Julie Edwards, Director, Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW)
Thursday, May 4, 2017
12 PM to 1:30 PM
Ratner Athletics Center, Berwanger Room
What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is active, open attention to the present moment. When you're mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance without judging them. Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness helps you live in the moment so you more fully experience life.
In this session, Julie Edwards, Director of Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW), will share the basics of mindfulness and meditation practice and ways to incorporate it in your daily life.
Register here by Friday, April 28.
Thinking Outside the Building: Expanding Strategies for Engagement
Presented by: Presented by Dave Albert, Director, Student Counseling Service
Coming of Age Undocumented
Presented by: Roberto Gonzales, Assistant Professor at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education
Building Community through UChicago Dining
Presented by: Richard Mason, Executive Director, UChicago Dining
Athletics: Past, Present, and Future
Presented by: Erin McDermott, Director of Athletics & Recreation
Free Expression at UChicago: What it means for our work with students
Presented by: Michael Hayes, Assistant Vice President for Student Life
Neurobiology of Trauma and Sexual Assault
Presented by: Dr. James W. Hopper, Teaching Associate in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry of Harvard Medical School, and a consultant to the Outpatient Addictions Service of the Cambridge Health Alliance
College Housing at UChicago: Strategy and Progress
Presented by: David Clark, Assistant Vice President for Campus Life and Associate Dean in the College, and Sophia Chaknis, Director of College Housing
Baseline: What does your data tell you?
Presented by: Chris Nicolas, Campus Labs, Campus Success Consultant
College Admissions and Class of 2020 Overview
Presented by: Daniel Follmer, Deputy Dean and Director of College Admissions
Gender-Based Violence: Strategies for Preventing, Intervening, and Resolving at UChicago
Presented by: Vickie R. Sides, Director of Resources for Sexual Violence Prevention; Shea Wolfe, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students; and Jeremy W. Inabinet, Associate Dean of Students in the University for Disciplinary Affairs
Avoiding Overload: Project Management and Productivity Strategies to Organize, Execute, and Succeed
Recorded session from the NASPA 2016 Conference (webinar available here)
Developing Intercultural Awareness: Skills for Working Across Cultures
Presented by: Tamara Felden, Director, Office of International Affairs and Associate Dean of Students in the University
Representations Matter: Serving Native Students in Higher Education
Presented by: Dr. Adrienne Keene, Assistant Professor in the American Studies Department at Brown University
Campus Labs: A Look at Best Practices in Assessment
Presented By: Jenna Ralicki, Campus Labs Representative
Let's Talk Assessment
Discussion led by: Emy Cardoza, Associate Director, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs
Chicago and UChicago: Social Change Through the City's Campus
Presented by: Xavier Ramey, Senior Assistant Director for Social Innovation and Philanthropy, University Community Service Center
Understanding Our Strengths: A Tool for Students and Staff
Presented by: Jimmy Brown, Associate Director for Student Leadership Development, Center for Leadership and Involvement
The Rest of the Story: Effects on Administrators Following Campus Incidents of Bias
Recorded NASPA session