We know you have a lot going on. That's why University Communications wants to make sure you have access to these important need-to-know items to make the most of your week. Read below for news, events, or operational updates that can help you stay informed. Questions on any of these items? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Professional Development Opportunities for Staff, Faculty
No matter where you are at in your career, it's never too late to explore the different ways you can build up your skills and look for ways to take that next step in your professional journey.
UNO staff are encouraged to take advantage of Monday's free professional development webinar with guest Steve Bergeron, which is hosted by the UNO Staff Advisory Council (SAC). Additionally, UNO SAC is also bringing back its popular Professional Development Fund for the 2020-2021 academic year. Learn More.
The UNO Academic Affairs website is a great resource for UNO faculty to find professional development opportunities and information on the Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure process. Faculty are highly encouraged to make use of the many events and workshops offered by the Center for Faculty Excellence. You can find a full list of upcoming events on their website. Learn more.
2. Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month Continues
From Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, UNO joins the rest of the world in celebrating and recognizing the important and vital contributions that Hispanic and Latin American culture have made in our communities.
Through this month of celebration and recognition, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Office of Latino/Latin American Studies, and other campus groups have come together to offer a wealth of programming options. This week features Cinemateca 2020; the Maverick Fiesta Cultural Food Tour; and "Advocacy and Community Involvement, as a Latinx Maverick and Beyond." Learn More.
3. UNO Health Center Resources
Tuesday, Sept. 22, marks the first day of fall, which also means the return of seasonal allergies as well as flu season. That is why the UNO Health Center wants to encourage students, faculty, and staff to sign up to receive their flu shots, beginning this week. Learn more.
Students are also encouraged to utilize the UNO Health Center for healthcare needs they may have. As the UNO campus navigates and responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, be sure to review these important reminders for how to access the UNO Health Center on campus or remotely. Learn more.
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