Dining Services’ Main Offices Moving to Towers

The main offices of UConn Dining Services, currently located in Bishop Center, are moving to Towers and will be open in the new location on Monday, August 7. The new address is 3384 Towers Loop Road, U-4071. Office hours will remain the same, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, with telephone access Monday – Friday, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. All phone numbers will stay the same as well.

EAP Frontline Employee – August Newsletter

Featured in this month’s edition:

Work Addiction Scale – “Workaholism is not an officially recognized disease process, but those who work too much are more prone to depression and anxiety disorders, and these ARE real treatable illnesses…”

What Willingness to Learn Says About You – “You may have hard-fought education and training, but if you are not communicating a strong sense of willingness to learn new skills you may be overlooking opportunities…”

Detachment: The Decision to Let Go – “Are you facing the loss of a close relationship, or deciding it’s time to let go and end the painful and conflict associated with it…?”

For the full August 2017 edition of “Frontline Employee”, or to learn more about UConn EAP visit our webpage: http://hr.uconn.edu/employee-assistance-program/

Other topics in this edition:

  • Best Back-to-School Tips
  • Parenting Against Fake ID’s
  • Tips for Better Mental Hygiene
  • Weight Gain and Heart Health
  • Creating a Life Plan

For the full August 2017 edition of “Frontline Employee”, or to learn more about UConn EAP visit our webpage: http://hr.uconn.edu/employee-assistance-program/

Your EAP provides professional, brief counseling – on campus, plus 27 locations statewide – to help identify and resolve personal, family or work related concerns. Employee Assistance is:

  • Confidential!
  • Free!
  • Household Members too!

NEW RESOURCES FOR MANAGERS & Supervisors …

  • The UConn EAP webpage now includes a full section of brief information videos to assist you in helping your valuable people to succeed in the midst of the human factor at work.
  • EAP is also available by invitation to meet with departments, programs or other groups to discuss and process challenges, critical incidents or other areas of common concern..

To schedule a private appointment, or speak with an EAP consultant, call:  (860) 486-1307 Storrs; (800) 852-4392 Statewide  – 24 hours (toll-free in CT).

For more information contact Gary Alger at gary.alger@uconn.edu.

8/9 Deadline for CT State In-Service Courses

CT State In-Service Course registration is OPEN for Fall 2017

Applications for professional development courses are now available for UConn State of Connecticut employees. There are a wide variety of cost effective courses in the categories of Essential Business Skills, Developing Leadership Skills, and Technology Advancement.

The catalogue is now available which includes detailed descriptions, costs, dates, locations, and fill out a request form (step 4). Registration via your request form closes on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.  Applicants will be notified of registration status via e-mail beginning August 18, 2017.

Supported by the Department of Human Resources on behalf of the CT Department of Administrative Services and Connecticut’s Community College System.

For more information, contact: Department of Human Resources at HR@UConn.edu or 860.486-3034.

Thursday, August 10: Farm Fresh Market

The Farm Fresh Market will be held Thursday, August 10 from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm outside of the library on Fairfield Way. A bounteous assortment of fresh local produce awaits you. Also purchase local baked goods from our own “Not Just Desserts” bakery. Cash and credit accepted. Please note that there will not be a market on Thursday, August 24th. The last Farm Fresh Market of the season will be on September 28th.

8/9 Deadline for CT State In-Service Courses

CT State In-Service Course registration is OPEN for Fall 2017

Applications for professional development courses are now available for UConn State of Connecticut employees. There are a wide variety of cost effective courses in the categories of Essential Business Skills, Developing Leadership Skills, and Technology Advancement.

The catalogue is now available which includes detailed descriptions, costs, dates, locations, and fill out a request form (step 4). Registration via your request form closes on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.  Applicants will be notified of registration status via e-mail beginning August 18, 2017.

Supported by the Department of Human Resources on behalf of the CT Department of Administrative Services and Connecticut’s Community College System.

For more information, contact: Department of Human Resources at HR@UConn.edu or 860.486-3034.

8/22 Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING

DODD CENTER’S KONOVER AUDITORIUM, STORRS CAMPUS

Tuesday, August 22, 2017   

1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) in partnership with the Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is presenting 2-hour Sexual Harassment Prevention Training sessions throughout the 2017 – 2018 Academic Year. This is a one-time training, required for all University employees within 6 months of hire.

This seminar will provide attendees with important information about sexual harassment prevention and response. The training is an important component of the University’s commitment to ensuring harassment-free working and learning environments.

New employees and current UConn employees who have not yet taken this training may register for a training session at the Learning@Work website. Once you sign on, the list of upcoming Sexual Harassment Prevention Training sessions are listed below the course description. Additional details for each date are available by clicking the “View detail” links. To register for the course, locate date/time you would like to attend and then click the blue “Enroll” button to the right.

Please note, UConn’s Learning@Work training management system sends email confirmations and reminders from the “noreply@sabacloud.com” account. The account does not accept reply emails, and all replies result in an undeliverable response. Additional Learning@Work information including FAQs are available at http://hr.uconn.edu/learningatwork.

If you need an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation to be able to participate in this training, please contact the HR’s ADA Case Manager, Ryan Bangham at 860-486-2036 or ryan.bangham@uconn.edu as soon as possible prior to the training.

For more information, contact: OIE at equity.uconn.edu or 860-486-2943.

Wheelchair Basketball Camp Gives Kids Opportunities

CSD staff members Bryanna Anderson and Katie Halbruner presented to Ryan Martin’s Wheelchair Basketball camp at Loomis Chaffee on July 13th. The presentation was focused on transition to post-secondary education for students with disabilities. Read more about the camp in the Hartford Courant article here: Wheelchair basketball camp gives children more opportunities!

8/22 Diversity Awareness Training

DIVERSITY AWARENESS TRAINING

DODD CENTER’S KONOVER AUDITORIUM, STORRS CAMPUS

Tuesday, August 22, 2017   

8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) in partnership with the Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is presenting 3-hour Diversity Awareness Training sessions throughout the 2017 – 2018 Academic Year.  This is a one-time training, required for all University employees within 6 months of hire.

This thought-provoking training seminar affords each of us the opportunity to reflect on our own actions and also provides information about UConn’s policies, resources, and conduct expectations. Diversity Awareness training is an important part of the University’s efforts to ensure that we are each contributing to and maintaining welcoming and inclusive working and learning environments.

New employees and current UConn employees who have not yet taken this training may register for a training session at the Learning@Work website. Once you sign on, the list of upcoming Diversity Awareness Training sessions are listed below the course description. Additional details for each date are available by clicking the “View detail” links. To register for the course, locate date/time you would like to attend and then click the blue “Enroll” button to the right.

Please note, UConn’s Learning@Work training management system sends email confirmations and reminders from the “noreply@sabacloud.com” account. The account does not accept reply emails, and all replies result in an undeliverable response. Additional Learning@Work information including FAQs are available at http://hr.uconn.edu/learningatwork.

If you need an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation to be able to participate in this training, please contact the HR’s ADA Case Manager, Ryan Bangham at 860-486-2036 or ryan.bangham@uconn.edu as soon as possible prior to the training.   For more information, contact: OIE at equity.uconn.edu or 860-486-2943