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CTE launches IDEA certificate for faculty and staff

The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) recently launched the Fundamentals of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Certificate featuring 17 courses and open to all UF faculty and staff. Participants will learn how to help build a culture that minimizes bias and how to recognize and address systemic inequities so all students, faculty and staff […]

Register for the MainSpring Research Administrator Appreciation Day

UF MainSpring is an interconnected community of professionals learning, sharing and growing together to move the research enterprise forward. On Sept. 24 at 2:30 p.m., MainSpring will host UF’s 2021 Research Administrator Appreciation Day. This virtual event will bring together top researchers, research support staff and various principal investigators to celebrate the past year’s accomplishments. All support […]

Complete the Maintaining a Safe & Respectful Campus training course

UF’s Office for Accessibility and Gender Equity (OAGE) has released a new version of Maintaining a Safe & Respectful Campus, course number GET803. Employees will receive a notification from myTraining to complete the new course within 60 days. The course focuses on strategies employees can use when individuals disclose gender-based discrimination or violence. To learn […]

Stronger Together: Promoting racial justice through awareness and action

Stronger Together

This February, UF Training & Organizational Development launched Stronger Together, a professional development initiative that addresses racial justice. Stronger Together provides UF faculty and staff with the opportunity to participate in a series of conversations and educational offerings designed to better understand and address racism and bias and help promote racial justice at the individual, […]

New professional development series aims to bolster UF’s efforts to promote racial justice

Stronger Together

In response to President Kent Fuchs’ message last June that outlined steps UF would take to effect positive change against racism, UF Training & Organizational Development will introduce a new professional development initiative, Stronger Together, beginning this February. These offerings build upon the required “Managing Bias” online module to provide additional, optional areas of focus based on input […]

New faculty orientation goes virtual

UF will welcome more than 400 new faculty this fall. To provide information about available resources and services, UFHR partnered with the Center for Teaching Excellence to create an online version of New Faculty Orientation hosted via Canvas, which will be available as a resource for faculty now and as new faculty are hired throughout […]

UF Academy and managers’ cohort offering virtual options

Two popular faculty and staff leadership programs are going virtual this fall. The UF Academy, a nine-month program designed for emerging leaders, is accepting applications through Sept. 11, and the Managers Cohort, designed to supplement the “Managing at UF” certificate program, is accepting applications on a first-come, first-served basis. The UF Academy covers the structure, governance and […]