April: HR Update
In this month's column: a professional development panel featuring women in higher education, Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, and the most recent YES Award winners.
Women at Pace Professional Development Panel
On Monday, April 14, join Human Resources and the Division for Student Success’s Women’s Empowerment Network for the second annual Women at Pace professional development panel featuring women faculty and staff from myriad fields within higher education. The panel discussion will focus on a variety of topics related to women in higher education, including: career progression, networking, finding your passion, and mentor relationships.
- Jennifer Bernstein, VP, Development and Alumni Relations, Pace University
- Zaibis Muñoz, Housing Assistant, Fashion Institute of Technology
- Ipshita Ray, PhD, Associate Professor of Marketing, Pace University
- Robina Schepp, VP, Enrollment Management, Pace University
- Adelia Williams-Lubitz, PhD, Associate Provost, Academic Affairs, Pace University
This event will take place from 12:15 p.m.-1:45 p.m. in the Bianco Room with a Q&A and networking session to follow. If you have a question for the panelists, please send it prior to the event to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. To register for this event, please click here.
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
On Thursday, April 24, HR invites you to participate in a national campaign that gives children, ages 8 through 15, the opportunity to go to work with a parent instead of going to school for one day. The purpose of the program is to encourage, inspire, and introduce girls and boys across the country to the workplace and empower them to dream without gender limitations and think imaginatively about their family, work, and community lives. Members of the Pace University Community are encouraged to bring their daughters, sons, grandchildren, nieces, or nephews.
Children will participate in a variety of activities throughout the day beginning with a breakfast and welcome address. They will also spend time with you in your office. HR will be posting the schedule of events for each campus at HR NEWS. Participants must register no later than April 18. For more information about the day and to register your child, click here.
Most Recent YES Award Winners
February’s YES Award winners include: Sabiya Bacchus, Megan Burke, Uri Charles, Heidi Clorofilla, and Andrew Linthwaite from the Office of Academic Computing, ITS, on both the New York City and Westchester campuses. They were recognized by Beth Gordon, Office of Adacemic Computing, ITS, Westchester. Beth writes:
"The Academic Technology student 'eTerns' are instrumental to our department. This talented group of students is the core of our support system that assists faculty, students, and staff with various instructional technologies. We attribute their skills, patience and can-do attitudes to the success of many technologies at the University!"
Do you know a staff member or student worker whose excellence shows? To nominate them for a YES Award, click here.
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