Staff Appreciation Day and Community Picnic
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Gordon Field House
Picnic Lunch, Mini Golf, Better Me, Segway Rides, Photo Booth
Bob Howie Memorial Classic Car Display
NEW THIS YEAR: Bring your RIT ID
This year Staff Council members were polled to find out what they would like to see in the way of development for Staff Council members. In particular what we wanted to know was if Staff Council were to devote a portion of the meeting time to development - what would they want to learn more about to help them in their job. The results ranged from topics of: Leadership, to Crucial Conversations, to Social Media, to to learning more about other areas on campus, to to hearing from the Students, to hearing from the VP’s.
So this year at Staff Council members were treated to the following development topics;
Members were also asked to break into teams and provide a list of their key leadership traits they felt a leader should possess. Below are some of the traits our members felt were important:
For more valuable leadership information from the RIT Leadership Institute click here: Leadership Lessons
Something I learned from Dr. Cooper- (other than the fact that I want to work for her someday!), is that Student Affairs provides students extra peer to peer learning opportunities in such areas a Calculus, Math, Physics etc. (-courses that typically have the highest rate of D,F, & W’s) The program is called SI or Supplemental Instruction and it is based on a national model.