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 and the Wellness Center.

Winter 2017

Friday
Jan. 27
Cultural Competency Lecture Series: Accessibility with Meghan Lally, Accessibility Services Coordinator
11:30-12:30 p.m., Esch Hurvis Room
Wednesday
Feb.15
Learning at Lawrence: Introduction to the Annual Budget Process with Jenna Stone, Executive Director of Budget and Planning 
1:10-1:50 p.m., Warch Campus Center Cinema
Tuesday
Feb. 21
Critical Issues Forum: What is Race? with Kimberly Barrett, VP for Diversity & Inclusion
11-1 p.m., Esch Hurvis Room
Thursday
Feb. 23
Book discussion of Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do
(by Claude M. Steele, 2010) as a prelude to workshops on March 2 & 3; free book available from Provost
8-9 a.m., 11:10-12:10 p.m., or 4-5 p.m., room TBD
Friday
Feb. 24
Cultural Competency Lecture Series: Gender with Helen Boyd Kramer, Instructor of Gender Studies
11:30-12:30 p.m., Pusey Room
Tuesday
Feb. 28
Learning at Lawrence: Privacy and Information Sharing with Julia Messitte, University Counsel
11:10-11:50 a.m. or 1:10-1:50 p.m., Cinema
Friday
Mar. 3
Workshops on Stereotype Threat Interventions and Belonging Mindset with LaVonne Cornell-Swanson, related to Whistling Vivaldi, though you can participate without having read the book.
8:30-9:40 a.m., 9:50-11 a.m., 11:10-12:20 p.m., room TBD
Friday
Mar. 3

Cultural Competency Lecture Series: Intercultural Competence with Cecile Depres-Berry, Instructor of ESL; Leah McSorley, Director of International Student Services and Laura Zuege, Director of Off-Campus Programs
11:30-12:30 p.m., Esch Hurvis Room


Spring 2017

Tuesday
Mar. 7
Title IX Training with LU Title IX Coordinator Kim Jones and On Campus Advocate Cathy Kaye
1-2:30 p.m., Briggs 223
Tuesday
Mar. 14
Title IX Training with LU Title IX Coordinator Kim Jones and On Campus Advocate Cathy Kaye
4:30-5:30 p.m., Kraemer Conference Room, Warch Campus Center
Tuesday
Mar. 21
Title IX Training with LU Title IX Coordinator Kim Jones and On Campus Advocate Cathy Kaye
9-10:30 a.m. and 2-3:30 p.m., Warch Campus Center Cinema
Thursday
Mar. 23
Learning at Lawrence: Understanding Financial Aid by Sara Holman, Director of Financial Ad
10:10-10:50 a.m. or 1:10-1:50 p.m., Esch Hurvis Room
Tuesday
Mar. 28
Title IX Training with LU Title IX Coordinator Kim Jones and On Campus Advocate Cathy Kaye
11:15-12:45 p.m., Steitz 102
Tuesday
Apr. 4
In Person Learning: Social Security IS Part of Retirement Planning
11:15-12:15 p.m. or 2-3 p.m., Warch Campus Center Cinema
Friday
Apr. 14
Critical Issues Forum: What is the Purpose of Higher Education? with Mark Burstein, President
Dave Burrows, Provost and Kimberly Barrett, Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion
11-1 p.m., Thomas A. Steitz Hall of Science
Friday
Apr. 28
Cultural Competency Lecture Series: Religion & Spirituality with Linda Morgan-Clement, Julie Esch Hurvis
Dean of Spiritual & Religious Life
11:30-12:30 p.m., Esch Hurvis Room
Thursday
May 4
Staff Networking Lunch Series: Kickoff with Staff Connections Committee
Staff Connections is starting a series of networking lunches to provide opportunities for staff to connect across various departments on campus, as well as with featured guests. Whether you are a new staff member or seasoned member of the campus community, get your lunch in Andrew Commons and join us!
11:30-1 p.m., Pusey Room, Warch Campus Center
Friday
May 26
Cultural Competency Lecture Series: Activism & Social Change with Guilberly Louissaint and Max Loebl, LUCC
11:30-12:30 p.m., Esch Hurvis Room

 

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