Staff Development

Lawrence offers a variety of opportunities for personal and professional development.  Every staff member is encouraged to participate in a few each year to connect with colleagues and grow as a professional.

Lawrence Programs and Events

Upcoming events are listed below.

More community conversations, interest groups and activities for the Lawrence community can be found on the web pages for Diversity & Inclusion, Spiritual & Religious Life, Learning at Lawrence and the Wellness Center.

Fall 2017

Tuesday Oct. 17

All Staff Meeting - Come hear updates from President Burstein and members of the Cabinet. There will be a staff Q&A to ask questions! If you prefer to ask your question anonymously, submit them to
9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. - Esch Hurvis, Warch Campus Center

Tuesday Oct. 17 Active Shooter Presentation - A presentation about how to react in an emergency situation. Presenting are Captain Chris Tarmann of the UW-Oshkosh Police and Joe Peterson, a member of the UW-O faculty.
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Cinema, Warch Campus Center
Wednesday Oct. 18

Wellness Fair - Come improve your wellness! Vendors and wellness groups from across campus and in the Appleton community will be present providing information and resources for students, staff, and faculty!
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Warch Campus Center


Oct. 27

Soup and Salad -  Open to faculty and staff, this lunch series requires no reservation. Join your LU colleagues to discuss a different topic each week. Topics can be found on the Spiritual and Religious Life webpage
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., Sabin House
Oct. 31
Convocation: Is Peace Possible? Colman McCarthy
11:10 a.m., Memorial Chapel
Nov. 9
BYOC: Bring your own coffee! Come socialize with fellow staff members and grab a breakfast treat. Drop in whenever is convenient!
8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Brokaw Hall Lobby
Nov. 15 
Learning at Lawrence: Leadership Development. This is an off campus opportunity to travel to De Pere to hear a presentation by Tim Thibodeau, Distinguished Professor of Servant Leadership and Associate Professor/Chair of Religious Studies and Philosophy at Viterbo Univeristy. Please RSVP for this event at
2:30p.m. - 5:00p.m., off campus
Jan. 31

Learning at Lawrence: Excel Training. Presented by Ryan Gebler'02, Director of Enrollment Planning

11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., or 1:00 p.m. - Library 214 (ITC)
Mar. 29
Learning at Lawrence: Shared Governance. Presented by Jacob Woodford, Special Assistant to the President
11:10 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. or 1:10 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. - Warch Campus Center


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