Working at CSUSM and in higher education we are surrounded by students pursuing their educational goals. This month we encourage you to explore new ideas, new cultures, new knowledge, new skills and new environments. You can develop your intellectual wellness through academic pursuits, but also through cultural, artistic or skill-based learning. We've put together some tips to get your started, along with resources and events available to you during the month of October.
CSUSM offers eligible employees the opportunity to attend California State University courses at reduced rates. The program is designed to assist employees in improving current job skills or prepare for a new career. Courses are taken for credit, and the program does not apply to Open University, Professional Development Center, or Special Session courses through Extended Learning. The program includes:
For more information, visit the Fee Waiver Program website through the Office of Human Resources.
The College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences is offering Arts & Lectures Series virtually! The series has become an integral part of campus life and offers eye-opening perspectives on multiple topics, issues and disciplines by bringing in exceptional guests who are experts in various fields creatively and intellectually. Don't miss out on upcoming sessions:
Annie McKee, Ph.D. and Sr. Fellow, presents "How to be Happy at Work: The Power of Purpose, Hope and Friendships."
All CSU staff and faculty are invited to attend this free web training. No registration necessary, but limited to the first 200 logins (multiple viewers can sit in the same room and use one link).
WHEN: Tuesday, October 20 from 10:00 - 11:00 am
WEBCAST LINK: https://calstate.adobeconnect.com/CGT
Please join as a “guest” and then type in your CAMPUS/Your Full Name (i.e CSULB/Steven Spielberg). See attached flier with details about the presentation and presenter. Listen to the audio via your computer speakers. Also available: join from your mobile device by downloading the Adobe Connect app!
In this pre-recorded session, learn strategies for how to begin taking control of your brain power to improve memory and time management.
View more personal development resources through Perks at Work.
*Create an account through Perks at Work using your CSUSM email address.
Flex your mental muscles and challenge your cognitive abilities with these popular brain games. Researchers at www.sharpbrains.com have demonstrated that there are evidence-based ways to improve and prolong brain functionality, as well as reducing the probability of manifesting dementia.