2018 Meetings

Overcoming Barriers to Exercise

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Speaker: Mary Ann Dobbins, MEd, Wellness Coordinator, Faculty & Staff Wellness

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Mary Ann Dobbins provided tips to overcome barriers to exercise, including a few strength and stretching activities.

Overcoming Barriers to Exercise

Inside Procurement

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Speakers: CWRU Office of Procurement & Distribution Services

The CWRU Office of Procurement & Distribution Services Power Point presentation can be viewed here!

Online Help for PeopleSoft Financials

Quick reference guides and manuals can be found on the UTech PeopleSoft Financials website, including information regarding access to the PeopleSoft Financials Systems website.

Executive Presence and Professional Polish: Effective Tools for Self Promotion

Friday, August 17, 2018

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Speakers: Sumita Khatri, MD, Executive Director, FLEX Program and Billie Kyriakides, Director, FLEX Program

Building on the success of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine FLEX Program, Sumita and Billie presented a customized session that provided training and skills development to help advance our careers and prepare us for leadership opportunities. This coaching session provided executive leadership training to build competencies in communication, leadership and executive presence.

By the end of this session, we:

  1. Identified skills to successfully navigate our careers
  2. Learned mental and physical techniques to enhance our professional presence

3rd Annual Administrative Professionals Conference: The Skilled Admin

Monday, May 7, 2018

Corinne Hoisington
Professor of Information Systems
Central Virginia Community College, Lynchburg, VA

Corinne's keynote presentation, "The Future of Technology for Admins - Top Ten Apps", was a high-energy session on fresh new apps that are game changers for the busy professional admin. Augmented reality is about to become every professional admins reality. Companies are using AR free apps and devices for marketing product lines, for adding more productivity to your day, and for pushing technology to excite their customers.

Top Ten Apps for Admins

  1. FlipGrid
  2. Blippar
  3. YouTube 360°
  4. Sway
  5. eCampusTours.com
  6. Office lens
  7. Rome2Rio
  8. Prey Project
  9. Padlet
  10. Stop, Breathe, & Think

Katie Skapin
Academic Technologies, [U]Tech, CWRU

Tips & Tricks for Google Apps

We all use Google Apps, but do we know all of the secrets? Katie led a workshop on the Google products we use the most and taught us tips and tricks to make our workday more productive. Topics included getting the most out of Google Calendar, customizing your Google email inbox, utilizing Google Forms & Sheets to help simplify your life, and optimizing Google Drive to store and share documents.

Robert Rowan
Full-time Lecturer
Department of English, CWRU

Business and Professional Writing Basics

In this workshop, Rob discussed common workplace genres such as emails, memos, and business letters. He also covered some elements of style, grammar, etiquette, document design, and document management. As a bonus, Rob provided a document containing commonly misused words and phrases. 

Business and Professional Writing Basics

Tour of the Maltz Performing Arts Center

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center, 1855 Ansel Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106

Over 45 members of the APN dined within and toured the newly renovated Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center. We learned about everything the Maltz has to offer, including event space. If you are interested in reserving space at the MPAC, contact Jason Cohen (jxc1097@case.edu) .

Parenting School-Age Children

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Kelvin Smith Library, Lower Level, LL-06

Dr. Elizabeth Short
Department of Psychological Sciences, CWRU

Dr. Elizabeth Short discussed common challenges of parenting school-age children and tips on how to handle those challenges.