The Office of Research Protections and Compliance (ORPC) is here to help. Join the ORPC team for a brief interactive session on accessing these training sites. We’re offering several sessions in the Fall semester; click here to register. Remember to bring your laptop to the training so that we can work with you through the steps.
“Money doesn’t grow on trees but its roots are in good decisions.”
Join us on Thursday, June 11, 2015 in the Room 312 of the University Center from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for a revealing trip through successful investing and saving strategies developed especially for you. TIAA-CREF’s workshop leaders will show you the simple secrets to saving more:
- Learn the core concepts that guide all investing
- Get motivated, build a plan and take action
- Find ways to take on life’s challenges without damaging future financial well-being
- Discover more about yourself with the Financial Personality Type Quiz
- Break down what your real goals are and learn how to reach them via group activities
Are you prepared for an audit in your area? Recognizing the benefits of internal controls and understanding internal controls is the best way to be prepared for an audit and is the responsibility of the campus community.
A two-hour session will cover this information on Wednesday, June 24th, in The Commons, Room 331 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., and is appropriate for faculty and staff. It is highly recommended that new employees attend this session and existing employees who would benefit from reviewing internal controls are also strongly encouraged to attend.
This summer, UMBC Recreation is presenting a series of three workshops entitled “The Restoration Series”. These workshops are designed to motivate, inspire and prepare you for healthy, active living. Whether you haven’t worked out in a while, are new to working out all together or just have questions about how to go about it in the right way, we are here to help. The workshops will surpass the physical and teach you how to properly fuel your body and mind in preparation for movement.
Workshop 1: Renew (June 8 at Noon in the Fitness Studio)
It is time to look at “working out” in a different light. This workshop will focus on the mind. We will teach you tools to alleviate stress and anxiety and help you set realistic, achievable fitness goals. Learn meditative techniques and proper goal setting.
Students are interested in environmental sustainability. As a relevant issue facing the world today, tomorrow’s leaders will need to understand the factors impacting our environment and prioritize the wise use of limited resources.
Whether you are a professor, instructor, or lecturer at UMBC, in any discipline, sustainability can be incorporated easily into any class. Whether solving a math problem, writing an essay, or another hands on project, UMBC’s sustainability efforts can easily be advances while providing applied learning experiences. Join us for a two day workshop to advance the understanding and application of sustainability in the classroom.
Faculty Workshop: Sustainability Across the Disciplines
Facilitated by Dr. Rita Turner, Author, “Teaching for EcoJustice”
Third annual faculty curriculum development workshop. Stipends available for the first 10 UMBC faculty, instructors, and lecturers to register.
10am- 4pm Monday, June 1st and Tuesday, June 2nd 2015.
Receive a curriculum guidebook of sample classroom assignments, lessons, discussion prompts, and strategies that encourage students to think critically about how modern problems of sustainability and environmental destruction have developed, their root causes, and how they can be addressed.
Learn how UMBC faculty bring sustainability into classes in a broad range of disciplines through interesting course modules described by a variety of guest presenters
Discuss the sustainability challenges explored in your discipline and how to engage students in applying their field of study
Spend time on your syllabus, adopting new principles and modules into your own courses with support and discussion with colleagues
The workshop will take place at the new UMBC Performing Arts and Humanities Building, Seminar Room 229 with on-campus site visits to the community garden, the kinetic sculpture, and more.
Now is your chance to ask your health insurance carrier questions about the State of Maryland’s new wellness program. Please join us on Tuesday, May 12th anytime between 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. At this event, you can meet your health insurance plan representatives from CareFirst, UnitedHealthcare, and Kaiser Permanente to:
- help you understand the health risk assessment
- answer your questions about the new wellness program
- help with your online account and getting access to the health risk assessment
- provide free blood pressure screenings
This is a walk in event, come anytime between 11:00 – 1:00 pm. No registration is required. We hope to see you there!
Please join us on Monday, May 11, 2015 from 12 Noon to 1:00 p.m. in the University Center (Room 312) for an insightful workshop on understanding your social security benefits. This workshop will be presented by Maryland Supplemental Retirement Plans (MSRP) and will address questions such as:
- How can I maximize my Social Security Benefits?
- How do I become eligible for Social Security?
- How much can I expect to receive?