Abusive Relationship Informational Display

Continuing through Friday, Oct. 7, visit the Central Mall to view the Abusive Relationship Informational Display. This interactive display illustrates attributes of an abusive relationship, the different types of relationship abuse, warning signs, and the cycle of abuse.  Since this topic can be distressing, the Coalition of Family Harmony will be tabling throughout the week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Central Mall for anyone to reach out to for support.

In addition, Intercultural Services and the Coalition for Family Harmony held Bystander Intervention and Technology Abuse workshops to teach and inform attendees on how to de-escalate and respond to difficult situations. 

For more information contact Andrea Olson, Campus Crisis Advocate, at andrea.olson@csuci.edu

Annual Spooktacular – Oct. 31

Mark your calendars and join us for a morning of spooky fun and great entertainment!  The annual Charitable Campaign Kickoff will be held Monday, Oct. 31 from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Grand Salon.  This year’s Spooktacular will include the annual Department Decorating Contest, Individual Costume Contest, and a Pumpkin Decorating contest!

Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

For more information contact Janet Korsmo, Human Resources Coordinator, at 805-437-3163 or janet.korsmo@csuci.edu.

Professional Development for CI Staff

Time to Learn

Join us as we begin our Fall Professional Development Workshops for CI staff. Take time to strengthen your skills and wellness as you network with colleagues. Workshop details and RSVP link are available on the flyer. (PDF, 164KB)

For more information contact Wendy Olson, Professional Development Specialist, at 805-4367-8553 or wendy.olson@csuci.edu.

Digital Badges Workshop for faculty and staff at CI

CI faculty and staff are invited to attend a Digital Badges workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 11 from Noon to 1:30 p.m. in the FIT Studio, Solano Hall, Room 1201. 

This workshop will explore the use of digital badges within programs and/or courses. We will engage in discussion about designing and planning for the use of digital badges as well as examine the benefits and challenges of using digital badges in higher education, and the ability to recognize student achievement.

For more information contact Jamie Hannans, Assistant Professor of Nursing, at 805-437-3308 or Jaime.hannans@csuci.edu.

Employee Wellness Challenge

Keep an eye out for information regarding our upcoming annual Employee Wellness Challenge. This year we will be utilizing an online platform that allows you to participate individually or with colleagues in teams of four to five. The focus will be on fitness activities tracked as steps, healthy eating, and stress management. You can select virtual trails from around the world and track your steps while viewing beautiful photos and accessing great health tips and recipes. You can even take short quizzes for bonus mileage!

This is a great way to get healthy and balanced for the holidays. Registration will open Oct. 17 and the 8-week challenge will run from Oct. 24 through Dec. 18. 

For more information contact Janet Korsmo, HR Coordinator, at 805-437-3163 or janet.korsmo@csuci.edu

Faculty Writing Connection

Got a project you are noodling on or a journal article or chapter that just won’t write itself? Find the nudge you need at a Faculty Writing Connection meeting. We will rotate work-shopping creative and scholarly processes with group research and writing time. Set your goals now. We will inspire each other and celebrate our accomplishments. 

This group will meet every Thursday, starting Oct. 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the FIT Studio in Solano Hall, Room 1201.

For more information contact Julia Balén, Professor of English, at 805-437-8435 or Julia.balen@csuci.edu.

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