Professional and Scientific Council Seminar Series

The Professional and Scientific Council hosts presentations, seminars and workshops on topics of relevance to P&S employees. Announcements regarding topic, time and location are made via e-mail. All P&S employees and guests are welcome to attend. Please join us and bring questions for the speaker! For more information contact the P&S Professional Development Committee at pands-pd@iastate.edu.

Please note: Most seminar sessions are recorded and are generally made available on this page a day or two following the presentation. In addition, these sessions are now available via http://learn.iastate.edu.

2016-2017 Seminar Schedule –  Second Tuesday of the Month

Topic

Date

Time

Location

Your Career: Being in the Driver’s Seat
Dr. Julie Nuter, Vice President for University Human Resources
(This session was not recorded because it was an interactive presentation.)

July 12 2:00–3:30 pm Memorial Union Pioneer Room

Being Prepared for the Unexpected. Safety in your office and public places.
Officer Timothy Denger – ISU Police

Aug. 9 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Gallery Room
Meeting diversity needs through University Outreach and in our 100 County offices. Ross Wilburn – ISU Extension and Outreach Diversity Officer Sept. 13 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Gallery Room
University Benefits Preview for the upcoming open enrollment period. Ed Holland - Director, ISU Benefits Office - University Human Resources Oct. 11 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Gallery Room
No Seminar Series offered in NovemberNov.  

Cancelled

Dec. 13 2:00-3:00 pm Memorial Union Gallery Room
World Class Customer Service - Craig Hamerlinck, Human Resources Coordinator, Office of the Vice President for Research -- Powerpoint PresentationJan. 102:00-3:00 pmMemorial Union Gallery Room
Mental Health on Campus: How to Help
Erin Pederson & Kipp Van Dyke
March 142:00-3:00 pmMemorial Union Gallery Room
Leadership Principles - Christy Johnson-Lynch  ISU Volleyball Coach
(This session will be available by livestream and recorded.)
April 182:00-3:00 pmMemorial Union Gallery Room
Qualtrics and Passwordstate: Using ISU Licensed Software to Increase Your Productivity - Josh Mitchell and Dustin Evermore
(This session will be recorded.)
May 92:00-3:00 pmMemorial Union Gallery Room

2015–2016 Seminar Schedule – Second Tuesday of the Month

Topic

Date

Time

Location

Position Descriptions 101 - Emma Houghton, UHR July 14 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Pioneer Room
Budgeting and Financial Management at Iowa State - Dave Biedenbach, President's Office August 11 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Gallery Room

Survey Results In New Professional Development Opportunities - Don Broshar, University Human Resources

September 8 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Pioneer Room

Turning Conflict Inside Out - Elaine Newell, ISU Ombuds Officer
Powerpoint (pdf)

October 13 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union
Campanile Room
Overview of 2016 Benefits - Ed Holland, Benefits Director, UHR
Ed will cover the ISU Plan for P&S employees, including any changes and updates for the 2016 Plan Year.
November 10 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Pioneer Room

Ten Tips to Reaching Your Full Potential - Nancy Franz, Professor Emeritus, ISU School of Education  

Full Potential Worksheet

December 8 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Pioneer Room

Managing the Impact of Caregiving on Your Career - Donna K. Donald, Human Sciences Specialist, Field Operations & Kristi Cooper, Human Sciences Specialist, Family Life

January 12 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Gallery Room
P&S Professional Development Conference February 11 8:00–5:00 pm Scheman Bldg.
Finances of Caregiving: An Introduction -Joyce Lash, Iowa State

University Extension & Outreach Human Sciences Specialist, Family Finance

March 8 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Gallery Room
It matters what staff say, too - Denise Williams-Klotz, Student Services Specialist IV, Multicultural Student Affairs & Katie Davidson, Program Assistant II, College of Veterinary Medicine. April 19
(Note special date)
2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Gallery Room
Money for Life - Barb Wollan, Field Specialist III, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach May 10 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Gallery Room
No Seminar Series offered in June June    

2014–2015 Seminar Schedule – Second Tuesday of the Month

Topic

Date

Time

Location

None August 2014    
None September    
Top 10 Ways to Handle Conflict, Elaine Newell, ISU Ombuds October 21 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union S. Ballroom

Overview of 2015 Benefits, Jane Walter, UHR

November 11 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union S. Ballroom
ISU's New Employee Wellness Program, Stephanie Downs, UHR December 9 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Campanile Room
None January  2015    
P&S Professional Development Conference February 12 8:00–5:00 pm Scheman
None March    
Collaborative Technology and Application Development: One View of Our Future, Jim Kurtenbach, CIO April 14 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Campanile Room
Supervisory Survey Assessment Results, Don Broshar, UHR (UHR Presentation Video) April 27 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Gallery Room
What’s New with the Human Capital Report in FY15?, Emma Houghton, Kyla Kaetzel, Whitney Grote, UHR May 12 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Campanile Room
Update on FY16 Budget Development - POSTPONED to August 11 due to legislature appropriations uncertainty None    

2013–2014 Seminar Schedule – Second Tuesday of the Month

Topic

Date

Time

Location

None August 2013    
How to Survive and Thrive in a Complex Organization - Cathann Kress, Vice President for Extension and Outreach (view recording) September 10 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Campanile Room
Recognizing and Managing Workplace Violence - Carrie Jacobs and Aaron DeLashmutt, ISU DPS (view recording) October 8 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Campanile Room
Overview of 2014 Benefits - Mike Otis, Associate Director of University Human Resources (view recording) November 12 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Campanile Room
You want me to LISTEN?!? Is there an app for that?? - John Stein, Stein's Way (view recording) December 10 2:00–3:30 pm Memorial Union Ballroom

E-mail Management - Randy Dean, Time Management Consulting and Training (view recording)

Handouts 1 2 3 4 5

January 16 Thursday

10:00 - 11:30 am 

Memorial Union Sun Room

 

IT Futures at Iowa State University, Jim Davis, ISU CIO February 11  2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Campanile Room
Questioning: Your Greatest Engagement Strategy! - John Stein, Stein's Way March 11 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Campanile Room
P&S Professinal Development Conference April 17 8-4 pm Scheman
Observations on Her First 100 Days at ISU, Julie Nuter, Associate Vice President,  Human Resource Services (view recording) (view slides) May 13 2:00–3:00 pm Memorial Union Campanile Room
Update on FY15 Budget Development - David Biedenbach, Assistant Vice President for Financial Planning and Budgets June 10 2:00–3:00 pm Alumni Center Ballroom