Dare U - Current Offerings

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Leadership


 Champlain College Leadership Skills Development

Recognition for Managers

Intended Audience: Managers

To Register: Send an email to DareU@champlain.edu

Dates/Times: 1/20/2015 3:00PM - 4:30PM    Location: Lakeside 101

We are all working hard to Excite, Engage, and Empower all staff at Champlain. One of the critical components of engagement is recognition. Join us for an interactive and lively workshop on developing your skills in recognizing employees, coworkers, and teams. We will discuss the formal structures that Champlain College has in place to assist Managers in recognition and explore non-formal, simple, and fun ways to recognize employees.

Presenters: Cortney Cahill & Christine Hutchins

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Institutional Knowledge & College Policies


Institutional Knowledge Competency

New Hire Orientation

Intended Audience: All New Employees and Others Who Would Like to Attend

To Register: Email DareU@champlain.edu

Dates/Times: 1/12/2015 8:30AM - 4:00PM      Location: Lakeside 325

Dates/Times: 2/2/2015 8:30AM - 4:00PM      Location: Lakeside 325

Dates/Times: 3/2/2015 8:30AM - 4:00PM      Location: Lakeside 325

Dates/Times: 4/6/2015 8:30AM - 4:00PM      Location: Lakeside 325

Dates/Times: 5/4/2015 8:30AM - 4:00PM      Location: Lakeside 325

Dates/Times: 6/1/2015 8:30AM - 4:00PM      Location: Lakeside 325

Description: This Orientation is designed for new employees to Champlain College and any employees who feel they would benefit from attending. It is a full day with lunch and includes introductions to the College, benefits, wellbeing and much more. We believe giving everyone the same information helps assimilate new hires into Champlain College and higher education.

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Staff Competencies


Champlain College Staff Competencies

Intercultural U

Intended Audience: Managers and Non-Managers

To Register: Send an email to: alambert@champlain.edu

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Professional Competencies & Technical Skills


Champlain College Professional Skills Development

Cybersecurity Part-1:  Let's Hack Champlain College

Intended Audience: All Faculty and Staff

To Register: Send an email to DareU@champlain.edu

Dates/Time: 1/28/2014           3:30 - 4:30    Location: Lakeside 101

Jonathan will teach us how easy it is for an attacker to compromise some of the most sensitive systems here on Champlain's campus.  Therefore we need to be SMART!  He will educate us on the tactics that evildoers use and how you can protect yourself and the campus community. 

Presenter: Jonathan Rajewski, Assistant Professor in the Computer & Digital Forensic program in the Division of Information Technology & Sciences and Director and Principle Investigator at the Senator Patrick Leahy Center for Digital Investigation where he leads research and digital forensic investigations while engaging his students in real life hands on activities.

Champlain College Professional Skills Development

Cybersecurity Part-2:  Good Cyber Hygiene

Intended Audience: All Faculty and Staff

To Register: Send an email to DareU@champlain.edu

Dates/Time: 2/11/2014           3:30 - 4:30    Location: Lakeside 101

During this hands-on interactive session, you will explore some office productivity suites and how they can help you in your daily lives here at Champlain.  Jonathan will also discuss some security concerns that you should consider before using these technologies.   Bring your laptop!

Presenter: Jonathan Rajewski, Assistant Professor in the Computer & Digital Forensic program in the Division of Information Technology  & Sciences and Director and Principle Investigator at the Senator Patrick Leahy Center for Digital Investigation where he leads research and digital forensic investigations while engaging his students in real life hands on activities.

Champlain College Professional Skills Development

Work-Study Supervisor Trainings:

Intended Audience: Required for faculty and staff who supervise Work-Study students

Description: This workshop is an overview of Work-Study supervisor information and new processes within Workday. It will include how to create a job requisition, hire/create applicant, program updates, student onboarding details, student communications, contracts for students and supervisors, and a Career Services update.

Dates: Arranged as needed by Michelle Veladota

Contact: Michelle Veladota: veladotam@champlain.edu

Champlain College Professional Skills Development

Champ Masters

Intended Audience: Faculty and Staff

Location: Lakeside 101

Date/Time: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 8: 30 - 9: 30 AM

Contact: Champ Masters: champmasters@champlain.edu

Toastmasters Monthly Meetings

As part of the Professional Development opportunities here at Champlain, we have formed a new Toastmasters Club on campus. This opportunity is open to staff, faculty, students and alumni.

Champlain College Professional Skills Development

KnowledgeWave — NEW Technical Training Opportunities

We are excited to announce that Champlain College and DareU has partnered with KnowledgeWave to offer educational benefits to our employees - both online (Log On To Learn) and in the classroom at their South Burlington location.  Select trainings in Microsoft Office applications will enhance knowledge, skills, and productivity.  Employees will also have access to self-guided videos and tutorials for more on-demand needs.

To find out more information about this opportunity, please view KnowledgeWave - Technical Training Opportunities

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Wellbeing


Champlain College Wellbeing Programs

Current Wellbeing Fitness Programs

To view the wellbeing offerings please visit Current and Upcoming Programs

Champlain College Wellbeing Programs

Eco Reps

Intended Audience: Faculty and Staff

Location: Main & Lakeside

Dates/Times: Ongoing

This is an opportunity for faculty and staff to be a part of the greater Sustain Champlain effort, at their own pace. Employees can find and share ideas on how to make their work life a bit greener. Monthly topics include: Waste Reduction, Energy, Procurement, Kitchens & Shared Spaces, Transportation, Community Engagement, and more.

Instructor: Christina Erickson: cerickson@champlain.edu

Champlain College Wellbeing Programs

Mentoring

Intended Audience: Faculty and Staff

Location: Local Schools

Time/Locations: Hours and Places vary — see description.

Dates: Ongoing during school year

Read or tutor a child in our local school district. The commitment is just one day a week for the academic year. Mentoring is one of the most memorable and rewarding things you can do with your time and you're sure to come back to work smiling and feeling good about your day!

Additional Information: LEAD: LEAD@champlain.edu