Staff Corner: November 2018
Learn more about an invaluable resource offered to Pace staff; and nominate a coworker who you feel is Making It Happen.
Get a Leg Up with Lynda
Looking to brush up on some professional skills? Want to build your resume for the demands of both today and tomorrow? We urge you to take advantage of lynda.com, offered free to Pace staff and faculty!
Lynda.com provides a vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, lynda.com is a high-quality resource for students, faculty, and staff looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, project management, social media, and a wide range of other topics.
Popular courses include:
- >> Excel 2016 Essential Training
- >> Programming Foundations: Fundamentals
- >> Project Management Foundations
- >> HTML Essential Training
- >> Python Essential Training
- >> SQL Essential Training
- >> And many more!
To get started on a more productive future, log in with your Pace username and password.
YES I Make It Happen: Nominate a Colleague Today!
Every day is a chance to make it happen. The goal of the YES I Make It Happen Recognition Program is to support the University's Service Standards Initiative by providing special recognition to Pace staff and student workers who are:
- >> Accessible
- >> Respectful
- >> Professional
- >> Accountable
- >> Proactive
All Pace University staff, both full and part-time, and active student workers are eligible to receive the YES I Make It Happen Award. The recognition can be given by other staff members, faculty members, students and vendors who work with the staff member. They can be given on an individual basis, or you may multi-select more than one name for the same nomination, if applicable. Recognition can be given at all levels of positions throughout the University.
To recognize a Pace staff member or student worker, complete the employee recognition form.
Social distancing and keeping pace with your exercise routine can be tough. Join Pace's Health and Wellness Committee for virtual workout classes every week that include kickboxing, yoga, and even a weekly step challenge with prizes.
Pace Yourself to Wellness: Online Edition
To help ease some of the high stress and uncertainty amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis, the Counseling Center is checking in with a handy mental health guide, plus we share information about resources available to Pace employees through Cigna.
Coping Emotionally with COVID-19
Worry. Anxiety. Grief. The brain-body response to stress is powerful. Dyson Professor of Psychology Sally Dickerson, PhD, discusses human stress responses and ways to best mitigate potential external stressors in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Professor Is In: Sally Dickerson