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Staff Development Day

Community: We are One

Staff Development Day

March 1, 2018 | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Registration is open from now until Monday, February 26 at 9 a.m.

Session topics offered in: 

  • Technology: Excel, SharePoint, Outlook, DUO & Q&A with CaTS, Technology Tools
  • University Finance: Banner - Journal Vouchers, Grant Administration
  • Leadership & Communication: Understanding Meeting Behaviors
  • University Discovery: How Are Students Recruited, Using Social Media to Boost Recruitment and Retention, Office of Institutional Research, Tour the Creative Arts and Tom Hanks buildings
  • Personal Finance: Retirement, Trusts, Financial Planning
  • Health & Wellness: Wellness Goal Setting, Explore the Tunnels
  • Community Discovery: Get to Know Fairborn, Black Box Improv Theatre

Check out the Session Information page for a description on each session and when each will be offered.


11:45 A.M. Keynote Speaker: Justin Howard, Black Box Improv Theatre

  • Bring your own lunch, pick up a dessert provided by Barnes and Noble Bookstore, and join us in the Apollo Room.

You're not a Cow, You're a Fat Horse

Justin Howard leads this keynote which is based on his soon-to-be-released book.  The concept centers around a commonly uttered phrase "You guys are so _________ (funny, clever, quick-witted, etc.), I could never do that".  The presentation will challenge the notion that we are held back by unchangeable qualities and therefore cannot, and should not, aspire to more.  This topic touches on the areas of listening, quick thinking, creativity, and teamwork.


Questions? Contact Mandy Karper.