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Next P&A Senate Meeting

When: Friday, May 2, 2014, 9:30-11:30 am
Where: 2-101 Hasselmo Hall Mayo
Agenda: Agenda (PDF)

Materials:
March 7, 2014 Minutes (PDF)



2014 Outstanding Unit Award Winner

The P&A Senate is pleased to announce the Rothenberger Institute as the winning unit for the 2014 P&A Outstanding Unit Award.


2014 Elections

At the April 4 P&A Senate meeting, the following officers were elected for 2014-15:

  • Chair: Katherine Cramer
  • Chair-elect: Susanne Vandergon
  • Benefits & Compensation Subcommittee Co-Chairs: Candice Kraemer & Marilyn McClaskey
  • Communications Subcommittee Chair: Sandra Ecklein
  • Outreach Subcommittee Chair: Kevin Haroian
  • Professional Development & Recognition Subcommittee Co-Chairs: Etty DeVeaux & Christine Peper

2013-14 P&A Brown Bags

Past 2013-14 Brown Bags
October 2013
During the hour-long session, you will have the opportunity to hear from the following Information Technology Service Owners about a variety of tools:

  • Google Groups--Hope Johnson, Service Owner, Messaging and Calendaring
  • Online Conferencing tools (Google Hangout and UMConnect)--Mike Williams, Service Owner, Video and Conferencing Tools
  • Survey Tools (Qualtrics) Peg Sherven, Service Owner, Academic Technology Tools
  • Lynda.com--Kathy Olson, Service Owner, Training and Usability Services

Material from the October 2013 Brown Bag:
Video from the October 2013 Brown Bag
Google Doc with highlights from four service areas


December 2013
Understanding and Supporting the Mental Health of U of MN Students:

  • Barb Blacklock, Disability Services
  • Gary Christenson, Boynton Health Service
  • Alisa Eland, International Student and Scholar Services
  • Matt Hanson, University Counseling and Consulting Services

Material from the December 2013 Brown Bag:
Video from the December 2013 Brown Bag
Handout from the Brown Bag


February 2013
Are you interested in hearing teaching tips from the first P&A award winner of the prestigious Horace Morse teaching award? Are you interested in hearing more about applying for the annual P&A Unit Award? Then this is the Brown Bag for you:

  • Chris Dovolis- Horace Morse recipient, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Lisa Novack - P&A unit award winner, College of Biological Sciences Student Services
  • Stefanie Wiesneski - P&A unit award winner, College of Biological Sciences Student Services

Material from the February 2014 Brown Bag:
Video from the February 2014 Brown Bag