Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Blood Drive sponsored by Student Organizations. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Rangos 1, UC. Schedule an appointment for your donation by visiting http://www.centralbloodbank.org and enter the sponsor code CU040018. Walk-ins are welcome.
Healthy Campus Information Session and Brown Bag Lunch. 12 -1:30 p.m., Warner Hall, Carnegie East Conference Room. Paula Martin, diector of Health Promotions Programs, will lead a presentation about the Healthy Campus Committee. She will discuss its history, share its mission and strategic plan, and offer ways for you to get involved. Read more about CMU's Healthy Campus Initiative.
Professional Development Session: New Hire Orientation. 12:30 - 4:30 p.m., SEI Training Room. New employees will meet other new employees, as well as representatives from many University departments. They'll learn about important university policies and procedures; review their medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefit options; learn about paid time off, tuition benefits, and other benefits of working at CMU; participate in an optional guided tour of the campus; and learn all about what the university has to offer.
The School of Music and the Modern Languages Department present "Una Serata all'Opera," an evening of arias from noted Italian operas. 7:30 p.m., Kresge Theater. Performers will introduce the aria with a brief synopsis of what the opera is about, and what is occurring in the opera when their aria is performed. Free admission.
Professional Development Supervision Series: Building Your Organization One Hire At A Time: Recruiting, Selecting and Onboarding. 9 - 11 a.m., Wright Room, UC. This session will provide participants guidance on evaluating organizational staffing needs, writing position descriptions and classifying positions appropriately, creating position postings that engage the appropriate candidate pool, designing effective interview processes and establishing solid onboarding practices. Register: https://hr-apps.as.cmu.edu/hrlearn/HRLearn2
University Store Spring Author Reading Series presents Barry Luokkala, author of "Exploring Science Through Science Fiction." 5:30 - 7 p.m., University Store. Luokkala is a teaching professor of physics in the Mellon College of Science.
Professional Development Series: Communication — Listening Skills. 8:30 - 9:30 a.m., Wright Room, UC. Don’t underestimate the value of listening. This active session will have participants listening and reflecting on what was spoken. Participants will follow directions, express empathy and problem-solve and recognize one another throughout this engaging session. Register: https://hr-apps.as.cmu.edu/hrlearn/HRLearn2
Professional Development Roundtable: 20 Years and Counting. 8:30 - 9:30 a.m., McKenna, Peter, Wright rooms, UC. Come and meet (or reacquaint) yourself with other staff members who have worked at Carnegie Mellon for more than 20 years. Engage in a dialogue through a roundtable format on the ways in which CMU has changed over the years, strategies on staying motivated and what the next several years have in store. Register: https://hr-apps.as.cmu.edu/hrlearn/HRLearn2
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