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GROW With Marquette

Opportunities for Personal and Professional Growth.

GROW registration is done through EventBrite. http://growwithmu.eventbrite.com/. The event code to register for all classes is "GROW". If you need assistance, please email growwithmu@marquette.edu or call 414-288-7305.

All GROW classes are free to Marquette employees and retirees. Courses with fewer than 10 registrants may be cancelled, therefore, it’s important you register online and cancel your reservation in EventBrite if you are unable to attend.

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.

Thank you to all the individuals who have recently given of their time and talent to the Grow with Marquette program.


Featured Classes - Fall 2019

One thing led to another

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • Raynor Memorial Library Beaumier Suite C

Please join us for a special event where a panel of three faculty or staff members from across the university come together to talk about the life journeys that led them to Marquette and their current research interests, professional goals, and personal callings. Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. A light lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to sherrie.dorff@marquette.edu

Co-sponsored by the Offices of Research and Sponsored Programs, Mission and Ministry and the Faber Center

 

Ask a librarian: engaging with library resources and services

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019 / 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • Raynor Memorial Library

The Raynor Memorial Libraries are a dynamic place, and we have more than just books! We offer services and new technologies that are constantly evolving and changing to better serve the Marquette Community. Learn how Raynor Memorial Libraries can support you and your students through class visits, one-on-one appointments, online learning modules, digital scholarship expertise, and more. This session is designed for faculty, teaching staff, or anyone who teaches orplans programming for students here at Marquette University.

Presented by Taylor Ralph and Claire Dinkelman

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timeline js and storymaps js: tools for telling digital stories

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m
    • Digital Scholarship Lab (lower-level of Raynor Library)

Want to share your family history? Or preserve the memory of your summer vacation with pictures, videos, and more? Digital Scholarship Lab staff will teach you how to use two free multimedia applications to create online digital exhibits. Learn how to use Story Maps JS to combine photo memories with a map to create a digital slideshow of your travels. In Timeline JS, we’ll create a chronological story, combining multimedia with a timeline format to create a narrative through time. All you’ll need is a Google account. The DS Lab will provide a file with sample photos and multimedia, or you can bring your own!

Presented by Elizabeth Gibes and Liz Wawrzyniak

 

tuition remission, fachex, & tuition exchange programs

  • Monday, September 23, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (15-minutes per person)
    • Zilber Hall 136

Have questions about these benefits? These individual sessions are intended for staff and faculty who have dependent children who are high school seniors; the purpose is to provide answers to your specific questions regarding Marquette’s tuition remission benefit and the FACHEX and Tuition Exchange programs. Sign up for a 15-minute session and feel free to bring your college-bound dependent.

Presented by Kate Bracciano, Tara Mullarkey, & Deb Reeder

 

An ignatian approach to decision-making: ignatian book discussion

  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019 / 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9, 2019 / 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019 / 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 / 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019 / 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
    • Zilber Hall 025

Every day of our lives, we are confronted with multiple moments of decision over a variety of issues, options, and concerns. Moments of decision elicit a range of feelings and emotions from anxiety to confidence. With the benefit of almost 500 years of experience, St. Ignatius of Loyola offers an approach to decision-making grounded in Ignatian spirituality of discernment. Join us as we read and discuss What’s Your Decision? Books will be provided. Please register by Monday, September 30.

Presented by Michael Sparough SJ. Facilitated by Michael Dante and Sr. Anne Arabome SSS.

 

ask a librarian: Engaging with library resources and services

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019 / 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • Raynor Memorial Library

The Raynor Memorial Libraries are a dynamic place, and we have more than just books! We offer services and new technologies that are constantly evolving and changing to better serve the Marquette Community. Learn how Raynor Memorial Libraries can support you and your students through class visits, one-on-one appointments, online learning modules, digital scholarship expertise, and more. This session is designed for faculty, teaching staff, or anyone who teaches orplans programming for students here at Marquette University.

Presented by Taylor Ralph and Claire Dinkelm

eop: A general review

  • Wednesday, September 18, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m
    • Coughlin Hall, 357

The Educational Opportunity Program will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary in October. In preparation for the major campus event, this session will enable participants to “brush up” on their knowledge of EOP. The session will review EOP’s beginnings, provide an overview of the five TRIO programs that comprise today’s EOP, and share some of the program’s success stories.

Presented by Eddie Guzman, EOP

 

saftey and self defense

  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019 / 12:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • AMU 157

MUPD’s self-defense program uniquely combines a hands-on approach to learning effective techniques with information about the latest national and local crime trends. Designed for female and male audiences, the class incorporates simple strategies for escaping potentially dangerous situations.  This will include an overview of the Eagle Eye app.

Presented by MUPD

 

active shooter training

  • Tuesday, October 29, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • AMU 157

MUPDwill provide training on how to respond and react in the event of anactiveshooterincident. This presentation is intendedto provide the Marquette University campus community the necessary information to prepare and survive a potentialactiveshootersituation.

(Individual requests for larger groups can be made with advance notice.Contact Capt. Jeff Kranz at jeffrey.kranz@marquette.eduto schedule a presentation.)

 

One thing led to another

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019 / 12:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • Raynor Memorial Library Beaumier Suite C

Please join us for a special event where a panel of three faculty or staff members from across the university come together to talk about the life journeys that led them to Marquette and their current research interests, professional goals, and personal callings. Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. A light lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to sherrie.dorff@marquette.edu

Co-sponsored by the Offices of Research and Sponsored Programs, Mission and Ministry and the Faber Center

guided walking tour of sculpture milwaukee

  • Thursday, September 26, 2019 / 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • Meet at 11:30 a.m. at 12th St. and Wisconsin Ave. (In front of Gesu Church)

Participants will be shuttled to O’Donnell Park (east end of Wisconsin Ave.) and then walk back to campus, stopping along the way to learn about the pieces included in this year’s Sculpture Milwaukee display. The tour will be led by Sculpture Milwaukee’s Special Project Manager, Brian Pfister.Sculpture Milwaukee 2019 features 22 art works by 20 emerging, mid-career and blue-chip artists. They use a wide range of materials, come from diverse backgrounds, and provide cues and commentary on the world in which they—and we—live.The walk will be approximately 1.5 miles long. Rain date for the program is Thursday, October 10 at 11:30.More information on Sculpture Milwaukee can be found here - www.sculpturemilwaukee.com

Presented by the Haggerty Museum of Art and Marquette Wellness

707 Hub tour

  • Tuesday, October 8, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • Meet at the 707 Hub, 1102 W Wisconsin Ave. Swipe your Marquette ID at the door.

Join us to learn more about the 707 Hub, Marquette’s innovation space on campus. During this session we will do a brief tour and overview of resources available for faculty, staff, and students. We invite you to bring your lunch with you and join us on the new Henke Terrace, adjacent to the 707 Hub, after we wrap up the tour. We will provide dessert from a local entrepreneur we have worked with in the past.

Co-sponsored by Megan Carver, Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship, Kelsey Otero, Social Innovation Initiative, and Sasha J. Parsons Waters, Women’s Innovation Network

 

Jesuit Residence Tour

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    • Jesuit Residence, 1345 W Wells St.

Tour the Jesuit Residence common areas including the chapel, dining room, living room and hospitality rooms.

Is graduate school in your future?

  • Thursday, October 10, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • Straz Hall 250

Considering using your Marquette tuition benefit on a graduate degree? Then this session is for you. Representatives from Human Resources and our graduate recruiters will review your benefits, the degrees we offer and the application process. It’s never too late to start a new degree!     

Presented by Human Resources, the Graduate School and the Graduate School of Management

 

holiday stress management

  • Tuesday, November 5, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Raynor Memorial Library Beaumier Suite C

For many, the holidays can create a season of increased stress. This presentation will provide tips for short- circuiting the stress response. Session objectives include the following: 1)Describe the stress response and identify stressful situations specific to the holiday season. 2)Learn about managing time, family interactions, and money. 3)Discuss strategies for managing emotions and physical health during the holidays.

Presented by Mike Rupsch, Aurora EAP Advocate

 

How to recover your body after pregnancy

  • Friday, October 11, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
    • Wellness Center, Coughlin Hall, Lower Level

Learn about body changes with pregnancy and delivery including abdominal and pelvic floor muscle function, scars, pain, incontinence, and how to safely and effectively return to exercise.

Presented by Colleen Wilkins, PT Clinic

 

pelvic health and aging

  • Friday, November 8, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
    • Wellness Center, Coughlin Hall, Lower Level

Learn about the changes that women may experience during aging including pelvic pain, incontinence, menopause changes, pelvic organ prolapse and what you can do to age gracefully.

Presented by Colleen Wilkins, PT Clinic

update your mu website: jumpstart web cms training

  • Various dates / 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Need to create a new website or move an old website into the new content management system (CMS)? Then Jumpstart is for you. In a series of five workshops, you'll plan the website, learn how to create webpages in the CMS, and finally build and launch your site, all under the guidance of a member of OMC's web team. All you need is something to take notes with. Laptops not required. Sign up through: http://marquette.edu/jumpstart/signup.php

Presented by Alex Busbee, OMC

qualtrics 101

  • Friday, October 18, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 417

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

custom training for your department

Schedule small group training or department training on one of the IT topics. Trainings can be hands-on or large-screen projection at a department meeting. Contact the IT Services Help Desk to request a department training session.


intro to microsoft teams

  • Friday, September 20, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208
  • Friday, October 25, 2019 / 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Teams is a workspace that features threaded and persistent conversations. Collaborate now using Microsoft Teams and make it easy for participants to access files and have conversations — all in one place

 

accessibility 1: make office documents accessible for persons with disabilities (CANCELLED)

  • Friday, September 27, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208
  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019 / 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208
  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Universal design works best for us all. Format Word and PowerPoint documents using headings, styles and lists to make an outline and improve navigation. Include alternative text for images and tables and make hyperlink text meaningful. Run the Accessibility checker and fix errors.

 

sharepoint online for office 365 groups/sharepoint owners (CANCELLED)

  • Thursday, October 3, 2019 / 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Explore best practices for your SharePoint site: sharing options, adding subsites and customizing site permissions. Edit the site home page to show Documents and other apps like Planner or Calendar and improve navigation for site users.

 

Use excel as a data management tool (CANCELLED)

  • Friday, Nobember 8, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208
    Access, combine and clean up data sources and then analyze and visualize data. Rearrange columns, sort and filter with Tables. Use Pivot tables and Pivot charts to summarize and reorganize data and to quickly generate an interactive report.

 

cybersecurity awareness training

IT Services has partnered with the SANS Institute to provide cybersecurity training for Marquette University faculty and staff. Topics include recognizing social engineering, browsing safely, enhancing mobile security, and creating strong passwords. All active Marquette University faculty and staff can access the training via this URL:https://access.sans.org/go/marquette

 

Sharing and managing files via onedrive or sharepoint (CANCELLED)          

  • Monday, September 23, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Easily find and edit cloud-based files using the Office apps. Share from the Office desktop app, the online app, Outlook, or SharePoint using a browser. Move or rename files. Open synced files using Windows Explorer or Mac Finder.  

 

accessibility 2: make pdfs accessible for persons with disabilities (CANCELLED)

  • Friday, September 27, 2019 / 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208
  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208
  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Prerequisite: Accessibility 1 or experience making Office documents accessible and using the Office Accessibility Checker to fix errors.Convert an accessible Word document into an accessible PDF. Check accessibility of your PDF and learn the steps to take to remediate a PDF that is not accessible.

 

Excel Essentials (CANCELLED)

  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019 / 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Use Autofill and Flash Fill to enter information quickly. Format cells, move data, and change layout, set view and print options. Use Quick Analysis to make charts and calculate averages and totals. Use the Form tool to find and enter data. Insert a filter and sort data. Use basic formulas.

 

 

 

 

 

Change is inevitable

  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • AMU 227

Change can be difficult. For instance, changing a work process in significant ways by introducing a new process or technology can be challenging for many. Change management is the process, tools and techniques to manage the people-side of change to achieve desired results. This session will provide tips on how to do this.

Presented by Wendy Butler, Human Resources

 

Fear of public speaking?

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • AMU 374

Does speaking to an audience make you feel weak in the knees? Do you habitually use “crutch” words such as ah, um, like? Are you at a loss for how to hold the attention of the audience? This GROW session is for you! Find out how Toastmasters International helps speakers overcome these issues in a presentation by two members of the Marq Our Words club that meets right here on campus!

 

What’s Your Work Style Preference?

  • Wednesday, December 18, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • AMU 157

Discover your preferred work style(s) and motivators and how they affect your approach to work and interactions with others. Understand your opposite style(s) to enhance communication with those who think, structure, organize, and complete their work in a different way. An online assessment is required for this course.  Please register to be included and cancel your registration if you cannot attend.

Presented by Wendy Butler, Human Resources

 

Running effective meetings

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
    • AMU 157

Research says the average employee attends 62 meetings per month.  For a full-time employee at Marquette, this equates to 41% of our time.  Learn what to do before, during, and after meetings to make them as effective and efficient as possible.

Presented by Wendy Butler, Human Resources

 

Time management

  • Tuesday, November 5, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • AMU 157

Well-managed time leads to increased productivity and efficiency, resulting in a feeling of pride and accomplishment. However, poor time management can cause mistakes, delays, frustration, and stress. Learn techniques on how to make the most of your work activities.

Presented by Wendy Butler, Human Resources

 

 

 


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