What's Happening in HR: September 2019
On October 4 (NYC) and November 15 (PLV), join your fellow faculty and staff members for Employee Development Day, which will consist of an informative series of workshops, training programs, and more.
Save the Date: Employee Development Day
The University is pleased to announce that in 2019, Talent Development will be holding two Pace Employee Development Days (formerly called Staff Development Day); one on the NYC Campus and one on the PLV Campus. The NYC Employee Development Day will be held on Friday, October 4. The PLV Employee Development Day will be held on Friday, November 15.
All Pace University staff and faculty will be invited to participate in a large selection of training programs that will be offered by various Pace departments and outside vendors, such as TIAA and Cigna.
Talent Development wants to hear from you! Please tell us what training sessions you would like to see, whether they have been offered before or are new ideas.
If you have questions, suggestions, ideas or would like to present this year, please email Julie Werkheiser, Training Manager in Talent Development.
Upcoming Wellness Events
Friday, September 6 (biweekly on Fridays)
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Environmental House Conference Room
In partnership with The Nature Center/Environental Studies and Science department, Pace is offering a staff and faculty gardening club to discuss home gardens, growing, and planting. You do NOT need to have a garden or plants to attend! All are welcome. Coffee and tea will be available. If you have any questions, please email Alysse Estes.
The ABCs of Healthy Eating
Wednesday, September 18
12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
This is a detailed beginner’s guide to healthy eating, based on the latest in nutrition science. We’ll review and discuss why you should eat healthy; calories and energy balance; understanding macro and micro nutrients; what foods to eat and why eating whole foods is important; foods to avoid most of the time; why portion control is important; tailoring your diet to your goals; and making healthy eating sustainable. If you would like to attend or have any questions, please email Danielle Kocal. Registration is required!
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