Thursday, October 2, 2014
Week-Long Event - March 24-28
The Women's Resource Center and Career Services Center will be collecting new and gently used women's suits on behalf of Dress for Success. Dress for Success provides suits, accessories, and career development tools for women ready to enter the workforce but who are unable to afford new attire. The Women's Resource Center is a referral agency for Dress for Success Houston.
Find out more information about the organization at their new website: http://www.dfshouston.org/
The Diversity Institute is an annual campus wide event for students, faculty, and staff, developed to explore issues related to diversity and multiculturalism. This year Diversity Institute will explore body size and its relationship with gender and cultural factors and faith and the intersection of gender. Craig Clayton, Diversity Strategist, will deliver the keynote at the multicultural themed luncheon. Following this will be small process groups focused on continued learning and next steps. Lastly, the day will conclude with graduate and undergraduate student showcase of multicultural/diversity themed research.
For more informatio visit http://www.uh.edu/caps/
The University of Houston Libraries now offers a series of technology training courses open to all UH students, faculty and staff.
Courses cover Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, and content are tailored for basic, intermediate and advanced skill levels. More courses will be added to the rotation, including training on software such as Outlook, iMovie, Live Movie Maker, InDesign and other commonly-used programs.
Sessions run for 30 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the topic and skill level, and most sessions will take place in the Learning Commons training areas. Session Timings: (See the link below) Morning Sessions: (10AM to 12PM) Afternoon Sessions: (2PM to 4PM) Evening Sessions: (6PM to 8PM)
The full training calendar is posted online and is updated on a monthly basis. Seating is limited to about 15 people per session and currently first come, first serve basis. See upcoming Training Sessions & Location details from here:http://info.lib.uh.edu/