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GROW With Marquette

Opportunities for Personal and Professional Growth.

GROW registration will now be done through Eventbrite. Please follow this link to see all available classes and register for any classes that you would like to attend: 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. 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.

We also want to Thank all these individuals who have recently given of their time and talent to the Grow with Marquette program.


Featured Classes - Summer 2019

EOP: A General Review

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • Coughlin Hall, 357

The Educational Opportunity Program will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary this fall.  In preparation for the major campus event, this session will enable participants to “brush up” on their knowledge of EOP.  The session will review about 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.  Optional tour of the EOP department afterwards.

Presented by: Eddie Guzman

 

Milwaukee Neighborhood Engagement

  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • AMU 252 + Tour

Join Marquette community engagement practitioners on a visit to two thriving neighborhoods in Milwaukee: Lindsay Heights and Sherman Park. Take a closer look to understand key developments increasing the vibrancy of business, support, and engagement of community members in both neighborhoods. Transportation is provided, but lunch is on your own.

Presented by: The Office of Community Engagement, Service Learning Program, Campus Ministry, and Center for Community Service

 

Sessions by Category

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eop: A general review

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

The Educational Opportunity Program will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary this fall.  In preparation for the major campus event, this session will enable participants to “brush up” on their knowledge of EOP.  The session will review about 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.  Optional tour of the EOP department afterwards.

Presented by: Eddie Guzman

 

self defense class

  • Thursday, July 25, 2019 / 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • AMU 252

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.

Presented by: Capt. Ruth Peterson

advancing sustainability in your everyday work (cancelled)

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • The Commons, 204

What is sustainability? Why are sustainability and environmental responsibility important? How can you advance sustainability and care for the environment in your everyday work? Discuss these questions and more while enjoying a free lunch courtesy of Marquette Sustainability. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Presented by: Brent Ribble, Campus Sustainability Coordinator

 

tuition remission, fachex, & tuition exchange programs

  • Thursday, August 15, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • Zilber Hall 025
  • Thursday, August 15, 2019 / 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Zilber Hall 136

This session is designed for staff and faculty who have high school-aged students and will provide information on Marquette’s tuition remission benefit and the FACHEX and Tuition Exchange programs.  A short presentation will be followed by an opportunity for questions from attendees.  We will also share information regarding how Admissions can assist parents throughout their student’s high school career.

Presented by:Kate Bracciano, Tara Mullarkey, & Deb Reeder

gallery talk with rosemary ollison

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019 / 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • Hagerty Museum of Art

Ollison began making art in 1994 as a “therapeutic discussion with Jehovah God” while healing from an abusive marriage and working at a school for disabled children. Her drawings are about being a Black woman in America. In conjunction with The Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships for Individual Artists 2018 exhibition.

Presented by:Rosemary Ollison, Artist

 

Milwaukee neighborhood engagement

  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • AMU 252 + Tour

Join Marquette community engagement practitioners on a visit to two thriving neighborhoods in Milwaukee: Lindsay Heights and Sherman Park. Take a closer look to understand key developments increasing the vibrancy of business, support, and engagement of community members in both neighborhoods. Transportation is provided, but lunch is on your own.

Presented by:The Office of Community Engagement, Service Learning Program, Campus Ministry, and Center for Community Service

 

importance of trees in our urban environment

  • Friday, June 21, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • Meet at St. Joan of Arc Chapel

Take a walking tour with our tree expert from Wachtel Tree Science. Learn more about what trees work well in our geographic region, including the ones on our campus.

 

make and take - spring cleaning

  • Wednesday, May 22, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • AMU Henke

Would you like to reduce the toxins in your cleaning products for less money than you spend at Target? Come learn simple solutions for all your cleaning needs with recipes using essential oils!

Presented by: Jenny Gann-Dudgeon, doTERRA Advocate

 

how to treat temporomandibular disorder (jaw pain)

  • Thursday, June 6, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • The Commons, 216

From a Dental and Physical Therapist perspective, this presentation is designed for individuals who would like to know more about jaw pain, medically referred to as temporomandibular disorder. Learn more about what things may cause jaw pain and what strategies can be used to help treat it.

Presented by: Dr. Yasser, Dental School and Susana Arciga, PT Clinic

 

the true science behind today's diets

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • Innovation Kitchen

This class will teach you the details about today's new fad diets, particularly focusing on Gluten-Free, Ketogenic (Keto), Intermittent Fasting, and Paleo.  We will separate fact from fiction, show you what the actual science says and how to use this information in your personal health.

Presented by: Sodexo

 

using virgin pulse

  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • AMU 254

This session is for those interested in learning more about Virgin Pulse and how to use the wellness portal and app to maximize point earning opportunities. We'll discuss how data is collected, how you can control how much information you share, as well as other common questions/concerns. Ademo will alsobe provided.

Presented by: Kristin Kipp, Marquette Wellness

 

the power of herbs

  • Friday, June 7, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • Marquette Wellness Center

Parsley, basil, cilantro, mint, thyme, oregano and rosemary- all add enticing aromas, fresh flavor and color to food, but also have remarkable health benefits. Did you know that cinnamon lowers blood sugar and that turmeric helps with inflammation? When you move beyond thinking of herbs as mere garnishes and start to see them as major culinary players, a whole world of healthy taste opens up.

Presented by: YMCA of Milwaukee

 

how to treat headaches and migraines

  • Thursday, August 1, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • AMU 157

We have all experienced the nagging headache or multiday migraine that seems to never get better regardless of what we try. From a Dental and Physical Therapist perspective, this presentation will go into greater detail about the underlying causes of headaches/migraines and what treatments are available.

Presented by: Dr. Yasser, Dental School and Brent Bode, PT Clinic

update your mu website: jumpstart web cms training

  • Various dates / 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

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

 

Intro to eagle eye app

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019 / 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • AMU 252

The Eagle Eye Safety app, launched in the fall of 2018, offers various safety features, promotes campus resources and provides helpful information about MUPD. Come learn about the Mobile BlueLight phone, Friend Walk and other features this free app offers.

Presented by: Capt. Katie Berigan

 

qualtrics advanced features

  • Tuesday, August 13, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

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

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

Intro to phones or tablets

  • iPad: Thursday, June 6, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208
  • iPhone: Thursday, June 27, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208
  • Samsung Galaxy Phone: Thursday, July 18 / 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

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

Presented by: Sheena Driver, IT Services

 

qualtrics 101

  • Wednesday, August 7, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 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, Institutional Research & 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.


sharepoint online for site users

  • Tuesday, May 7, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 414

Use Search and Follow to find your sites. Explore the modern interface, upload, move, copy and share files and folders.

Presented by Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

Sharing and managing files via onedrive for business and sharepoint online             

  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 414

Learn how to share documents in OneDrive or SharePoint. Easily access and edit cloud-hosted files from the Office desktop or online apps and explore options for co-authoring with automatic versioning. Move and rename files. Share a document from the Office app, Outlook, the online app, or from SharePoint using a browser. Open and edit synched files using Windows Explorer or Mac Finder.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services   

 

intro to microsoft teams

  • Thursday, June 20, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 414
  • Thursday, August 15, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Teams is a chat-based workspace that features threaded and persistent conversations. Within each team, users can create different channels to organize their communications by topic. Collaborate using Microsoft Teams and make it easy for participants to access files, have conversations as well as schedule voice and video meetings — all in one place.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

accessibility 2: make pdfs accessible for persons with disabilities

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019 / 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 414
  • Monday, July 29, 2019 / 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208
  • Tuesday, August 13, 2019 / 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Prerequisite: Accessibility 1 or experience with making Office documents accessible and using the Accessibility Checker to fix errors. Make an accessible Word document into an accessible PDF. Learn how to use Accessibility checker in Acrobat Pro and fix errors. Explore ways to remediate a PDF that is not accessible.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services   

 

powerpoint do's and don'ts

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Clarify the message for your audience, add visual impact and make your PowerPoint more professional. Limit the amount of text per slide. Don’t read your slides —provide details in Notes, handouts and online resources. Less is more for transitions, animations and decorative images. Include an introductory summary zoom and a strong ending to summarize major points. If you like, bring in your own PowerPoint to edit.

Presented by Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

intro to office 365 forms

  • Wednesday, July 31, 2019 / 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Make a quick form that is anonymous or one that requires Marquette login. Create different types of form questions, set restrictions for answers and add branching logic if needed. Build a form in Teams to collaboratively edit the form and view results. Collect responses and get notifications when new data is added.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

what's new in microsoft word

  • Thursday, August 8, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Explore new features in Word. Work efficiently with your colleagues as you open, upload, save and share OneDrive and SharePoint files. Co-edit and coauthor, using Track Changes. Keep editorial control as you track what was changed, by whom and when, and accept or reject their suggestions. No need to save new versions with new names as Word automatically saves past versions. Set options for Autosave and versioning and restore past versions.

Presented by Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

use excel as a data management tool

  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

EGet, 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.

Presented by Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

cybersecurity awareness training

IT Services has partnered with theSANS Instituteto 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

 

microsoft outlook and outlook on the web

  • Wednesday, May 22, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 414

Access your email through a web browser. Use @mention to get someone's attention. Share a calendar, forward an email as an attachment, resend an email and block spam from a sender or domain. Attach OneDrive or SharePoint documents to an email. Send an email and its attachment to OneNote. Connect a recurring meeting to a meeting notebook in OneNote.

Presented by Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

intro to microsoft planner

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019 / 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 414

Use Microsoft Planner for tracking task progress. Assign tasks with deadlines, checklists, attachments​ and links to the Group SharePoint site. Filter tasks by assigned to, due date, percentage complete and more. Follow a plan and get notifications for overdue tasks.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

accessibility 1: make office documents accessible for persons with disabilities

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 414
  • Monday, July 29, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208
  • Tuesday, August 13, 2019 / 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Universal Design works best for us all. Consistently format Word and PowerPoint documents, using headings, styles and lists to provide an outline and improve navigation. Provide alternative text for images and tables and make hyperlink text meaningful. Explore best practices for making Excel documents more accessible. Run the Accessibility checker and fix errors.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

advanced sharepoint online for office 365 group/sharepoint owners

  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

This class is for you if you are an Office 365 Group owner or SharePoint site owner, and you want to explore sharing options and customized site permissions. Customize the site home page to show Documents and other apps like Planner and Calendar and improve navigation for team members who use the site. Make a sub-site that only a select group of site users can access.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

onenote for windows 10 essentials

  • Thursday, July 25, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208 

Microsoft is transitioning from OneNote 2016 to the new OneNote for Windows 10. Explore the new interface, as you take notes and gather information from a variety of sources, inserting documents and files. Access your notebook online from anywhere. Prepare agendas, run meetings and follow up on action items. Organize your notes and make a new notebook, new sections and new pages.

 Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

Excel Essentials

  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Format cells, insert & move data, and change layout, view & print options. Use Quick Analysis for making charts, calculating averages and totals, and more. Use Autofill and Flash Fill to enter information quickly. Use the Form tool to find and enter data. Insert a table to sort and filter data. Use basic formulas.

Presented by Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

create an office 365 group and get a new sharepoint site

  • Monday, August 19, 2019 / 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall, Room 208

Work with Office 365 Group members on shared folders. Upload folders and documents to the Document Library and share the documents with your team members. Add users to the SharePoint site, giving them edit or view access to the documents.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

 

 

 

Change Management

  • Tuesday, May 7, 2019 / 10:30-12:00 p.m.
    • AMU 305

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

 

Professional Growth Series (CANCELLED)

  • Wednesday, June 5, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • The Commons, Room 216
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • The Commons, Room 216
  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • AMU 157
  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • AMU 157

Learn how to navigate your personal and professional growth and position yourself for new challenges. Topics covered include understanding your purpose and how it affects your approach to work, the importance of your leadership shadow, and how to take an active role in your development. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANELLED.

Presented by: Wendy Butler and Jennifer Roche

 

What’s Your Work Style Preference?

  • Thursday, July 11, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • AMU 163

Discover your preferred work style(s) and how it affects your approach to work and interact with others. Understand your opposite style(s) to enhance interactions 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.

 

time management

  • Monday, July 29, 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

 

Running effective meetings

  • Wednesday, August 28, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • AMU 163

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

Important Conversations

  • Thursday, May 23, 2019 / 10:30-12:00 p.m.
    • AMU 163

Learn how to navigate differences of opinion and strong emotions when communicating with others, especially when the outcomes are important, and the stakes are high.  You will learn techniques to address difficult issues in a positive, productive way instead of avoiding them.

Presented by: Renee Dowdy, Residence Life

 

Is graduate school in your future?

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • Straz Hall 350

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

 

supervising students

  • Monday, July 22, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • AMU 2227

If you supervise students, this session is for you!  A panel of internal stakeholders will begin the session with a discussion on best practices and answers to frequently asked questions on topics including: hiring, interviewing and training student employees; dealing with student performance issues; providing a good example; paying students correctly via EmpCenter; & navigating student payroll.  The end of the session will be open for Q&A.

Presented by: Multiple Departments

 

change is inevitable

  • Friday, August 9, 2019 / 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • AMU 157

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

 


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