IPERS will host individual counseling sessions Aug. 26-29 at Central Rivers AEA in Cedar Falls for members within five years of retirement. These sessions will help you learn about your retirement account, benefit payout options and service purchase. To schedule a time, call 800-622-3849.
There is still time to request QPR suicide prevention training for your department before fall classes start. Sessions are 90 minutes. Participants will learn warning signs, how to ask if someone is thinking about suicide and how to get them to help. Visit the counseling center website to request training for your group or department.
Register now for two accessibility workshops that will be Tuesday, Aug. 20. "Improving Accessibility in Your Course with Blackboard Ally" explains how Ally analyzes and rates course documents for accessibility. "From Reactive Accommodations to Proactive Accessibility" provides strategies to improve those ratings.
Gather your best pals for a night out with Ladies of Laughter at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 27, in GBPAC. Don’t miss this night full of laughs with three of America’s best female comics. Visit the GBPAC website for tickets and information.
Welcome Week allows students to get to know campus organizations and departments as they join campus in the fall. Submit events, hosted from Wednesday, Aug. 21, through Friday, Sept. 6, to be featured on the Welcome Week events webpage.
Do you track attendance in your classes? Blackboard Attendance is a great way to do this. You decide whether or not to include in the course grade. Faculty using the tool appreciate the transparency and accountability it enables with students. Register online for this workshop, scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 20.
Are you thinking about retiring in the next 5-10 years or less? Human Resource Services will host two informational sessions Thursday and Friday, Sept. 5-6, on the requirements, benefits and how to plan for retiring from UNI. Chelsi Armstrong, retirement planning coordinator, will facilitate the sessions. Please register in advance.
Human Resource Services will host two informational sessions, presented by SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program), Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 3-4. Learn the basics of Medicare and how to integrate healthcare into your retirement plan. Please register in advance.