Sept. 5, 2017


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P&S Council
Jessica Bell

September Council Meeting

Thursday, Sept. 7

2:10 to 4 p.m.

Gallery Room, Memorial Union


All Professional and Scientific employees are welcome to attend council meetings. 



Get Hands-on Experience with ISU's New Well-Being Platform


Monthly Council Seminar Series Event

Personal Leadership: Life Skills for Everyday Self Care

Tuesday, Sept. 12

2 to 3 p.m.

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union


In this workshop, Stephanie Downs, ISU WellBeing Coordinator, will introduce the new Adventure2 online platform for well being that is launching on Wednesday, Sept. 6.  


We will explore the new platform and demo some of the tools, resources and programming that support all aspects of your well being. Bring your own device, log in and explore with us!


The workshop will include a discussion about self care as a component of personal leadership and bringing your best self to work and life every day.


ISU WellBeing is excited to provide this session in which we will explore this fun, interactive and engaging tool designed to connect ISU employees across the university and to create conditions where well being can thrive.


This session will be live streamed and can be viewed using guest access to the Adobe Connect Session.  The recorded session will be posted on the Professional and Scientific Council website and in Learn@ISU, along with previous session recordings, approximately one week after the live session.



Cultivate Your Adventure - Feb. 14

Professional and Scientific Council Professional Development Conference

The Professional and Scientific Council is happy to announce Cultivate Your Adventure, your 2018 Professional Development Conference. Put Feb. 14, 2018, on your calendars and come spend Valentine's Day with us! 


Call for Proposals - Deadline Sept. 29, 2017

Do you have expertise to share at the conference? Do you have someone you want to hear from? We are looking for presenters! Please complete this online form or share it with a note suggesting that a potential speaker consider submitting a proposal.  The conference committee will review all submissions received by Sept. 29, 2017, and make final selections.



Learn More About the P&S Classification and Compensation Review


Have questions about the P&S Classification and Compensation review? Take advantage of two opportunities to find our more about the process and ask questions.


Sept. 19 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - 206 Durham Center

University Human Resources Classification and Compensation is hosting an information session about the Classification and Compensation Review. The project timeline, status update and what to expect moving forward will be discussed. The meeting will also be available via Zoom if you can't attend in person. More information about this session will be available in Inside Iowa State.


Oct. 10 - 2 to 3 p.m. - Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

The Professional and Scientific Council will host an open forum about the review as part of our monthly council seminar series. University Human Resources Classification and Compensation will present and this will be your opportunity to ask questions about the review and process. The session will be live streamed and recorded. Individuals or groups who participate via the live stream can submit their questions in the Adobe Connect chat window. All questions submitted via the live stream will be asked live as part of the forum.  Look for additional information and a link to the live stream session in the Oct. 3 Professional and Scientific Council Newsletter!


To prepare for the upcoming sessions, you can learn more about the P&S Classification and Compensation Review here.


Your Professional and Scientific Council Members are here to represent you. The names and contact information for all Council Members can be found here.