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GROW With Marquette

Opportunities for Personal and Professional Growth.

To Register for a class, email growwithmu@marquette.edu or call: 288-7305.

All GROW classes are free to Marquette employees. Classes are designed and intended for job-related professional growth and development.

If you have a suggestion for a GROW with Marquette session or if you have a proposal for a class you would like to offer through the program, please contact us at: growwithmu@marquette.edu.


Featured Classes - Winter 2017

Understanding your marquette medical and Rx benefits with umr and express scripts

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 / 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Lalumiere 272

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Cudahy Hall 137

  • What’s the difference? EPO, PPO, or HDHP
  • Co-pays, Deductibles, Co-insurance and Out of Pocket Maximums Explained
  • How to read your UMR Explanation of Benefits (EOB) Statements
  • Navigating the UMR (third party administrator) website
  • Navigating the Express Scripts (third party administrator) website
  • Making changes: Qualifying life events and eligible dependents
  • MU Employee Benefits website overview

Presented by: Diane Duwel, Benefit Specialist

 

Passport –The beauty of marquette's landscape

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 / Noon – 1 p.m.

Outside at the St. Joan of Arc Chapel

Take a walking tour with our tree expert from Wachtel Tree Service. Let our expert take you on a tour of our campus and describe the different species we have, the health of these trees, and how we are advised on replacements or additions to our tree landscape.Great opportunity to learn more about what trees work well in our geographic region for your own landscaping needs!

Led by: David Scharfenberger, Wachtel Tree Service

 

 

Sessions by Category

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Mumm

What is a MUMM?

Marquette University Mission and Ministry (MUMM) invites to you to learn about the rich foundation that Marquette University is built on. From the Life of Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus, to Marquette-iquette (Guiding Values) that Dr. Lovell has called us all to live by, and finally a look at how we, “Bring our best S.E.L.F.” to work each day. We invite you to join us for this three-part series on Mission and our call as Marquette employees.

  • The Life of Ignatius
    • Tuesday, January 24, 2017 / Noon – 1:00 p.m.
      • Raynor Beaumier Suites

    Join Rev. Eddie Mathie, Assistant Vice President in the office of Mission and Ministry, as he takes you back to life of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Sharing pictures from his pilgrimage to the Castle of Loyola, Fr. Eddie will take you from Ignatius’ vain beginning to a life with God. Lunch will be provided. Register at missionandministry@marquette.edu.

    Facilitated by: Rev. Edward Mathie, S.J., Office of Mission and Ministry

  • Marquette-iquette
    • Wednesday, March 8, 2017 / Noon – 1:00 p.m.
      • Raynor Beaumier Suite

      What is Marquette-iquette? Is it even a word? Join MUMM ’s new Vice President, Rev. Thomas Krettek, as he talks about the importance of the Statement of Guiding Values, established by Dr. Lovell in December 2014. Lunch will be provided. Register at missionandministry@marquette.edu

    Facilitated by: Rev. Thomas Krettek, S.J., Office of Mission and Ministry

 

  • Bring your Best S.E.L.F #livethemission
    • Wednesday, May 3, 2017 / Noon – 1:00 p.m.
      • Zilber Hall 2nd Floor Café Area Krettek, S.J.,

      Do you want to come to work every day excited for a new day and ready to take on whatever comes your way? It can be a challenge to maintain your “A game” during busy times of the year. Feelings of being overwhelmed at work by requests can make it difficult to continue to give your best. We invite you to join us as we discuss how to “bring your best S.E.L.F.” every day and not take on the stress during busy times. Find

Employee wellness - Roll and Release Yoga workshop

    • Monday, February 27, 2017 / Noon–1 p.m.
      • Raynor Conference Center

      With the aid of foam rollers and tennis balls, class is designed to get into those tight spots that you just can't get into in a typical yoga class. Help heal your body and get back into balance. This practice is both simple & effective, inspiring you to continue these roll & release techniques in the comfort of your own home.

      Taught by: Jaime Wooten from Fitness Advantage Trainer

    Performance appraisals - strategies for working with your supervisor

      • Thursday, March 9, 2017 / 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
        • Raynor Library, Beaumier Suite C

Presented by the Department of Human Resources, this session is designed for employees who would like to gain a better understanding of the performance appraisal process. During this session you will learn how you can take an active role in the process, which is vital in determining a fair and accurate appraisal. Learn strategies for working with your supervisor to ensure that you are making the most of your Performance appraisal.

Presented by: Jennifer Burns, Director of Compensation, and Liz Sides, Director of Employment

 

    fiscal year-end

      • Wednesday, May 3, 2017 / 10:30 a.m. - Noon
      • Wednesday, May 10, 2017 / 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
        • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

The Office of Finance is offering three sessions where you can learn about fiscal year-end processing for your department and receive a brief refresher on the Accounts Payable and General Ledger functions. We will discuss the year-end timeline, invoice processing (including the electronic approval workflow), credit card charges, monthly statements and encumbrances. The refresher segment on General Ledger functions will include checking funds available, account inquiry drilldown, and the new reporting tool (Business Intelligence).

Presented by: Yvonne Brodzik, Mary Jo Kuzma, and Lorena Sanchez

 

Employee wellness - chinese medicine

    • Thursday, February 2, 2017 / Noon–1 p.m.
      • AMU 157

Everyone knows summer is a healthy time with lots of outdoor exercise, sunshine, and fresh produce. But how can we make the most of what the winter months have to offer? Traditional Chinese Medicine views winter as a time for deep restoration, contemplation, and renewal. Join Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Carrie Murphy for a discussion about how to eat, exercise, rest, and meditate this winter so you can emerge into spring with increased wellbeing and vitality.

Presented by: Carrie Murphy, Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Understanding your marquette medical and rx benefits with umr and express scripts

  • Tuesday, February 7, 2017 / 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • Lalumiere 272
  • Wednesday, February 8, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 137
  • What’s the difference? EPO, PPO, or HDHP
  • Co-pays, Deductibles, Co-insurance and Out of Pocket Maximums Explained
  • How to read your UMR Explanation of Benefits (EOB) Statements
  • Navigating the UMR (third party administrator) website
  • Navigating the Express Scripts (third party administrator) website
  • Making changes: Qualifying life events and eligible dependents
  • MU Employee Benefits website overview

Presented by: Diane Duwel, Benefit Specialist

 

Taking control of your healthcare through umr.com

    • Wednesday, February 8, 2017 / 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Thursday, February 9, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
      • Raynor Library, Beaumier Suite BC
  • Learn directly from a UMR representative how medical claims are processed
  • Use UMR.COM to get answers to your benefits questions quickly and easily
  • Access popular website features include understanding your benefits, checking claim status, finding a provider, and more

Presented by: Karen Charles, Strategic Account Executive with UMR

 

performance appraisals - workshop for supervisors

    • Wednesday, March 1, 2017 / 11:30 a.m. –1 p.m.
      • Raynor Library, Beaumier Suite C

Presented by the Department of Human Resources, this session is designed for supervisors responsible for completing annual performance appraisals. Gain a better understanding of the process, tools for preparing for an effective performance evaluation meeting with your employees, and learn how to effectively set performance objectives for your staff.

Presented by: Jennifer Burns, Director of Compensation, and Liz Sides, Director of Employment

 

Money at work 1: foundations in investing

    • Wednesday, March 8, 2017 / 11:30 a.m. –12:30 p.m.
      • AMU 313

This workshop will review the differences between the asset classes available in the Marquette University Retirement Plan, such as Stocks, Bonds, Real Estate, Money Market, Guaranteed, and Multi-Asset Funds.

We will cover the differences between active and passive management and the objectives of a Lifecycle fund and how this differs from a more hands-on approach.

Employees will also be guided through our Advice Tool, Retirement Advisor, which will help employees create a personalized retirement savings action plan.

Presented by: Joe Bonjorino, Director, Institutional Retirement, TIAA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passport – Tour of the haggerty museum of art's current exhibitions

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017 / 11 a.m. – Noon
    • Lobby of the Haggerty Museum of Art
  • Jeffrey Gibson: Look How Far We’ve Come!

Jeffrey Gibson is best known for sculptures and paintings that intermingle traditional Native American art with contemporary art and culture. Look How Far We’ve Come! will include a newly-commissioned beaded wall hanging, soundtrack, and site-specific painting inspired by Gibson’s research in the Native American Collections of Marquette University’s archives, as well as paintings and sculpture from private and institutional collections.

  • Lakota Voices: Collection Highlights from The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School

This exhibition, drawn from the collection of The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, celebrates the richness and diversity of the Oglala Lakota culture and its connection with Catholic, Jesuit traditions. The exhibition will juxtapose the creations of historic and contemporary Oglala Lakota artists inspired by, and in dialogue with, traditional art forms such as buffalo bonnets, ledger drawings, and painted buffalo horns.

Led by: Lynne Shumow, Curator of Education

 

 

 

 

Passport –The beauty of marquette's landscape

  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 / Noon – 1 p.m.
    • Meet at the St. Joan of Arc Chapel

Take a walking tour with our tree expert from Wachtel Tree Service. Let our expert take you on a tour of our campus and describe the different species we have, the health of these trees, and how we are advised on replacements or additions to our tree landscape.Great opportunity to learn more about what trees work well in our geographic region for your own landscaping needs!

Led by: David Scharfenberger, Wachtel Tree Service

 

 

 

 

 

Employee Wellness: Chinese medicine

  • Thursday, February 2 / Noon – 1 p.m.
    • AMU 157

Everyone knows summer is a healthy time with lots of outdoor exercise, sunshine, and fresh produce. But how can we make the most of what the winter months have to offer? Traditional Chinese Medicine views winter as a time for deep restoration, contemplation, and renewal. Join Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Carrie Murphy for a discussion about how to eat, exercise, rest, and meditate this winter so you can emerge into spring with increased wellbeing and vitality.

Presented by: Carrie Murphy, Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

 

Employee Wellness: Roll & Release yoga workshop

  • Monday, February 27 / Noon – 1 p.m.
    • Raynor Conference Center

With the aid of foam rollers and tennis balls, class is designed to get into those tight spots that you just can't get into in a typical yoga class. Help heal your body and get back into balance. This practice is both simple & effective, inspiring you to continue these roll & release techniques in the comfort of your own home.

Taught by: Jaime Wooten from Fitness Advantage Trainer

understanding your marquette medical and rx benefits with umr and express scripts

  • Tuesday, February 7 / 2:30 p.m – 3:30 p.m.
    • Lalumiere 272
  • Wednesday, February 8 / 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 137
  • What’s the difference? EPO, PPO, or HDHP
  • Co-pays, Deductibles, Co-insurance and Out of Pocket Maximums Explained
  • How to read your UMR Explanation of Benefits (EOB) Statements
  • Navigating the UMR (third party administrator) website
  • Navigating the Express Scripts (third party administrator) website
  • Making changes: Qualifying life events and eligible dependents
  • MU Employee Benefits website overview

Presented by: Diane Duwel, Benefit Specialist

 

Taking control of your healthcare through umr.com

  • Wednesday, February 8 / 2:30 p.m – 3:30 p.m.
    • Raynor Library, Beaumier Suite BC
  • Thursday, February 9 / 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    • Raynor Library, Beaumier Suite BC

Learn directly from a UMR representative how medical claims are processed

Use UMR.COM to get answers to your benefits questions quickly and easily

Access popular website features include understanding your benefits, checking claim status, finding a provider, and more

Presented by: Karen Charles, Strategic Account Executive with UMR

 

 

talking tablets

Three sessions:

  • Introduction to iPad: Friday, March 31, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208
  • Introduction to Samsung Galaxy Tablet: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208
  • Introduction to Microsoft Surface Pro: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn the essentials of your tablet, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.

Presented by: John Mohammad, IT Services

 

online tools for photos and videos

  • Thursday, February 16, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Generate creative social media content by always collecting ideas, photos and video clips. Explore tools for organizing and editing this content, including Evernote, Google Photos, Canvas, Pablo, Animoto and Magisto.

Presented by: Tim Cigelske, Office of Marketing and Communication

 

Interactive Reports for Institutional Data and Information

  • Tuesday, March 14, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Recently, the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis (OIRA) replaced its static PDF reports with an interactive and dynamic tool to visualize institutional data. Learn how to access and use these new reports efficiently and effectively. The session will outline the variety of information currently available, demonstrate how to navigate the reports and discuss future reports and dashboards.

Presented by: Alexandra Riley and Crystal Lendved, OIRA

 

SnapChat

  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017 / 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Snapchat is an online image messaging tool for sharing pictures and short videos that has grown so dramatically and has become the key platform for engaging Millennials and Gen Z. Explore the Snapchat culture and develop skills to use on your own Snapchat accounts.

Presented by: Tim Cigelske, Office of Marketing and Communication


 

 

 

Ask a tech

  • Friday, March 3, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Friday, April 21, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

IT Services will have one or more techs available to answer any questions and will do what they can to help with IT issues.

Presented by: Terrance Slaughter, IT Services

 

Qualtrics 101 – Introduction to Qualtrics Online Survey Software

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017 / 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
      • Cudahy Hall 208

Qualtrics online survey software is available to all faculty, staff and students. Learn to create, edit, distribute and generate reports for online surveys and explore options and features to help you build a better survey. No previous knowledge of Qualtrics is necessary.

Presented by: Laura MacBride and Crystal Lendved, Office of Institutional Research and Analysis

 

Qualtrics - Advanced Features

  • Wednesday, March 8, 2017 / 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
      • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn advanced features to improve your respondents’ survey-taking experience and to help you collect better survey data, such as advanced question randomization, question loop and merge, using quotas, working with embedded data, and more. Requires some experience using Qualtrics.

Presented by: Laura MacBride and Crystal Lendved, Office of Institutional Research and Analysis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skype for business essentials

  • Tuesday, February 14, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn to use Skype for Business to make audio and video calls, transfer calls and access your voicemail. View the availability of others, chat with instant messages and turn an instant message into a call. Share your desktop remotely with others. Invite others to join a current conversation or set up a conference in advance.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

onenote essentials                 

  • Friday, April 21, 2017 / 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Take notes, prepare for meetings, do research and collaborate with others using OneNote.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

what's new in microsoft Office

  • Friday, February 3, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. & Thursday, March 23, 2017 / 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Explore new features in Office applications including using pre-built templates, co-authoring and editing PDFs in Word, using new charts in Excel and the new presenter view in PowerPoint.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

microsoft word tips & tricks

  • Thursday, April 6, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Collaborate with other authors using simple markup as you track changes and make and reply to comments on documents. Copy and paste between documents and remove bothersome formatting, as you compare or combine text, and work efficiently with long documents. Organize your document with headings and a hierarchical structure and collapse and expand parts of the document. Use hyperlinks, bookmarks, headers and footers and a table of content.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

skype for business: online meetings and video

  • Thursday, March 2, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Set up audio and video conferences to streamline communications and share information. Make presentations and use the whiteboard, polls and Q&A, and record meetings for later viewing.

Presented by: Dan Smith, IT Services

 

What's new in windows 10

  • Thursday, March 9, 2017 / 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Explore Settings, the Start menu, Metro view, and the new browser. Search using File Explorer and learn some useful keyboard shortcuts.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

sharepoint for site owners

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017 / 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday, May 5, 2017 / 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Design and manage a team site. Share documents with Marquette users and make a sub-site that only a select group of the users can access. Change how users view your site and explore SharePoint Lists, document versions, and setting alerts for changes.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

office 365 teams and groups

  • Friday, April 28, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208
    • Teams offer a hub for document sharing and real-time persistent chats that are kept for the whole team. Use Groups to collaborate with others using:
    • Shared Inbox: For email conversations between your members. This inbox has an email address and can be set to accept messages from people outside the group and even outside of Marquette, much like a traditional distribution list.
    • Shared Calendar: For scheduling events related to the group-SharePoint Document Library: A central place for the group to store and share files-Shared OneNote Notebook: For gathering ideas, research, and information
    • SharePoint Team Site: A central repository for information, links and content relating to your group
    • Planner: For assigning and managing project tasks among your group members

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

excel 2016: beyond the basics

  • Thursday, August 4, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Customize the quick access toolbar to fast-track data-entry using forms. Use data validation with drop-down lists to check and limit entries. Match data across multiple lists using Vlookup and lock select cells in a workbook. Clean up a list, finding blanks and duplicates across columns. Organize data using sort, conditional formatting and custom filters. 

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

PowerPoint 2016 tips and tricks

  • Friday, March 3, 2017 / 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Use the visual tools in PowerPoint to present complex data in a simple and direct way. Design your image with attention to layout, font and color. Insert photos, clip art and smart art. Add animation and transitions. Use the presenter tools.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

Excel 2016 Essentials

  • Wednesday, February 8, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Review the basics: format cells, insert and move data and change layout, view and print options. Analyze your data in a few steps using Quick Analysis - add charts or spark lines, find averages and totals, and insert a table to sort and filter data. Use Autofill and Flash Fill to enter a lot of repetitive information quickly.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

sharepoint for site users

  • Friday, February 24, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and Thursday, May 4, 2017 / 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn how to explore your team’s SharePoint site. Upload and edit documents in the document library and stay informed about changes.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

Creating accessible pdfs

  • Thursday, April 13, 2017 / 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, April 27, 2017 / 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Find out what makes a document accessible. Start with an accessible Word document. Save it as a PDF. Use Adobe Acrobat DC to check the document and improve its accessibility.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

use excel 2016 to summarize, analyze and visualize large data sets

  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017 / 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Make it easier to understand large quantities of data and the relationship between different series of data. Use tables, Pivot tables and subtotals to summarize and present data. Use charts to display numeric data in a graphical format including new chart types in Office 365 like Treemap, Sunburst, Bubble charts.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

onedrive for business

  • Thursday, April 20, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn more about accessing your documents from the Office 365 cloud using OneDrive for Business.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

customized training

Do you have a need for technology training in your department? Contact the IT Services Help Desk at helpdesk@marquette.edu to let us know what you need help with. We will work with you to customize training to meet your needs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank You!

The following individuals have recently given of their time and talent to the Grow with Marquette program.

  • Ellen Blonski, Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality
  • Tim Cigelske, Office of Marketing and Communication
  • Dr. Michael Dante, Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality
  • Jeremy Edson, IT Services
  • Kurt Gering, IT Services
  • Christopher Gluesing, Facilities Services
  • Jan Harwig, Office of Marketing and Communication
  • Calvin Jemison, Raynor Memorial Libraries
  • Kristin Kipp, Exercise Science
  • Kathy Kugi-Tom, Office of the University Architect
  • Julie Kuligowski, Alumni Memorial Union
  • Pam Lewis, IT Services
  • Greg Nelson, IT Services
  • Dr. Rebecca Nowacek, English
  • Darwin Sanders, Raynor Memorial Libraries
  • Jeremy Saperstein, IT Services
  • Lynne Shumow, Haggerty Museum of Art
  • Dan Smith, IT Services

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