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Staff Development Day 2019

Thanks to all who participated and made our 2nd annual Staff Development Day a success in 2019! The sessions offered and participating resource tables are listed below.

20 Personal and Professional Workshops to choose from (5-6 concurrent sessions each hour)

Session 1
Lindsay Drake and Danielle Kroo, Development and Alumni Relations
Session Topic: How Alumni Relations Can Help You

Lindsay Lebresco, Director, Brand and Digital Marketing, Communications and Public Affairs
Session Topic: What to Expect from Digital First Generations

Elena Reiss, Language Specialist, International Center for Academic & Professional English
Session Topic: Are we Playing the Same Ballgame: Challenges of Intercultural Communications

Sara Hausladen, Associate Director, Center for Gender Equity
Session Topic: Inclusive Leadership Practices: Learning to Listen to Learn

Zane Kratzer, Data Research Scientist, Office of Institutional Research & Strategic Analytics
Session Topic: Visualizing Lehigh Data with the Help of OIRSA's Data Center

Session 2
Jennifer Mertz, Director, Financial Aid
Session Topic: Getting Money to Go to College: Demystifying the Financial Aid Process

Hillary Kwiatek, Employee Communications Specialist, Human Resources
Session Topic: Do we need a Snapchat? Using Digital Communications to Engage the Lehigh Community (and Beyond)

Jeanne Ma, Associate Director of the Office of International Students and Scholars, and Limei Shan, Professor of Practice, Modern Languages & Literatures
Session Topic: How to Pronounce Chinese Names

Clara Buie, Associate Director for Multicultural Affairs, and Kathleen Dugan, Library Coordinator, LTS Library Access Services
Session Topic: Tackling Tough Topics Together: Dialogues Across Power and Privilege in the Workplace

Stacey Kimmel-Smith, Assistant Director, LTS Client Services
Session Topic: Gmail: Beyond the Default Settings!

Session 3
Jennifer Mertz, Director, Financial Aid
Session Topic: Getting Money to Go to College: Demystifying the Financial Aid Process

Christa Neu, Photographer/Photo Editor, Communications and Public Affairs
Session Topic: Ways of Seeing: Getting the Most Out of Smartphone Photography

Lian Liu and Nathalie Lynn, Ph.D. Candidates and Graduate Assistants in Student Access & Success
Supporting our F1RST+ Students

Rita Jones, Director, Center for Gender Equity
Session Topic: Creating Inclusive Meetings

Brian Slocum, Managing Director, Design Labs and Wilbur Powerhouse
Session Topic: A Community of Makers and Innovators

Session 4
Tierney Gallagher Fallon, Assistant Director, Admissions and Financial Aid
Session Topic: Case Studies: Behind the Scenes of Admissions Decision Making

Ilhan Citak and Alex Japha, LTS Special Collections
Session Topic: Enhance Your Marketing Material with Free Lehigh Graphics

Dr. Brent Hogarth, Post-Doctoral Fellow, University Counseling & Psychological Services
Session Topic: The Art & Science of Meditation

Tarah Cicero, Learning and Development Specialist, Human Resources
Session Topic: Career Enrichment @ Lehigh: Building Your Future with Our Tools

Audra Berner, Jen Reynolds, and Rochelle Reed, Communications and Public Affairs
Session Topic: Lehigh Events Calendar Info Session: Promote your events for free!

William B. Crow, Director and Professor of Practice, Lehigh University Art Galleries
Session Topic: The Art of Observation

Resource Tables and Vendors:
Alumni Relations
Asa's Attic/Surplus Property and Logistics/E-Waste/Warehouse
Catering and Dining Services
Center for Gender Equity
Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL)
Community Service Office
Council for Equity and Community
Equal Opportunity Compliance Coordinator (EOCC)
ERAC (Campus Engagement and Events)
Faculty/Staff Pride Network (FSPN)
Gender Violence Education and Support (GVES)
Human Resources (Benefits)
International Center for Academic and Professional English (ICAPE)
Lehigh Emergency Medical Services
Lehigh Police Department
Library and Technology Services
Mountain Hawk Design and Print
Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS)
Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)
PSECU
Real Estate Services
Small Business Development Center
Successful Ongoing Administrative Resources (SOAR)
Sustainable Office Program
Wells Fargo
Zoellner Arts Center

DOWNLOAD PROGRAM BOOKLET: Contains schedule of events, session descriptions, presenter information, and resource tables.