Upcoming USM Association of Office Professionals (AOP) Events

Full Listing of Events and Meetings:

Meeting Calendar for General Member Meetings

Meeting Calendar for Board Meetings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AOP Events are typically free to AOP members unless there are costs for food or supplies related to the activity or a speaker engagement fee.  If you have questions regarding the costs of any event, email jennifer.lewis@usm.edu, Jennifer S. Lewis, AOP President. 


 



FEBRUARY 2018

 

 

Leadership 101: Nurturing the Leader In You

Date:  February 27th, 2018

Presented by: Wynde Fitts

Hattiesburg: Cook Art Gallery

Gulf Coast: Hardy Hall 316

GCRL:  Field Science Building 102


Description:

Ms. Fitts will provide us with insight on leadership as a whole and help guide us to becoming leaders in our day-to-day worklife.  

PSP (Professional Standards Program): Approved for 1 (one) hour PSP credit.

Cost to Attend:

  • Free to AOP Members
  • Non-AOP members pay a $10 admissions fee for this event or can purchase the Events package


Join AOP: For more information about joining AOP, please email Elizabeth Killinger.


Registration Information: Hattiesburg registration, capped at 60, Register to attend. Gulf Park registration capped at 40 participants.

Register to attend: 

Hattiesburg Registration 

Gulf Park Registration 

           

Participate From Another Location:

If you are interested in participating in an event at a location that is not listed, please email aopinservice@SMTTT.onmicrosoft.com 

 



MARCH 2018

Understanding the Impact of Resiliency
Presented by:  Michelle Howard

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Hattiesburg: Cook 123
Gulf Coast: Hardy Hall 316

 

Description:

Ms. Howard will share with us an overview on the relationship between resiliency and stress including addressing each of the following objectives; 

  • What is resiliency?
  • How does resiliency impact stress?
  • What tools can help build resiliency?
  • How can you use resiliency to manage stress?

PSP (Professional Standards Program): Approved for 1 (one) hour PSP credit.

Cost: 

  • Free for AOP Members
  • Non-AOP members pay a $10 admissions fee for this event or can purchase the Events package

Join AOP: For more information about joining AOP, please email Elizabeth Killinger.

Registration Information: Hattiesburg registration, capped at 60,

Gulf Park registration capped at 40 participants.

Register to attend: 

Hattiesburg Registration

Gulf Park Registration

Participate From Another Location:

If you are interested in participating in an event at a location that is not listed,
please email aopinservice@SMTTT.onmicrosoft.com 

Resume Building 101

3/15/2018

Cook 123

Hardy Hall 316 (via IVN)

  • Create a balance on the resume between strong content and well-organized format
  • Develop clear, articulate bullet points that express accomplishments and contributions, not just tasks
  • Identify the message that you want to be delivered when a potential employer reads your resume

 

PSP (Professional Standards Program): Approved for 1 (one) hour PSP credit.

Cost: 

Free for AOP Members
Non-AOP members pay a $10 admissions fee for this event or can purchase the Events package

Join AOP: For more information about joining AOP, please email Elizabeth Killinger.

Registration Information: Hattiesburg registration, capped at 60,

Gulf Park registration capped at 40 participants.

Register to attend: 

Gulf Park Registration

Hattiesburg Registration (via IVN)

 

Implicit Bias

Presented by: Pattie Teague

March 27, 2018

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Locations:

Hattiesburg: Cook 123
Gulf Coast: Hardy Hall 316 

Descriptions:

Ms. Teague will share information on implicit bias aimed at allowing you to attain the following objectives:

  • Define implicit bias
  • Understand the factors that impact implicit bias
  • Determine the strategies for preventing implicit bias
  • Learn to identify implicit bias
  • Identify how implicit bias affects your decision-making
PSP (Professional Standards Program): Approved for 1 (one) hour PSP credit.
Cost of Attendance: 
  • Free for AOP Members
  • Non-AOP members pay a $10 admissions fee for this event or can purchase the Events package
Join AOP: For more information about joining AOP, please email Elizabeth Killinger.

Register to attend:

Hattiesburg

Gulf Coast

 



APRIL 2018

Public Speaking Strategies-Presented by Jenny Tate

Date:  April 4, 2018

Location

  • Hattiesburg: Cook 123
  • Gulf Coast: Hardy Hall 316
Time  12 to 1 p.m.

Objectives:

  • Understand how to organize our message
  • Learn how to deal with speaking anxiety
  • Discover how to deliver your message
  • Obtain practical tips for improving public speaking 
PSP (Professional Standards Program): Approved for 1 (one) hour PSP credit.
Cost of Attendance: 
  • Free for AOP Members
  • Non-AOP members pay a $10 admissions fee for this event or can purchase the Events package
Join AOP: For more information about joining AOP, please email Elizabeth Killinger.

Register to attend:

Hattiesburg

Gulf Coast           


To-Do Lists 101

Date:  April 12, 2018

Presented by:  Laura Hansen and Brandi Ellis

Location

  • Hattiesburg: Cook 123
  • Gulf Coast: Hardy Hall 346
Time  12 to 1 p.m.

Objectives:

  • Identify effective ways of creating to-do lists
  • Determine what types of information works best in to-do list
  • Maximize what your to-do lists can do
PSP (Professional Standards Program): Approved for 1 (one) hour PSP credit.
Cost of Attendance: 
  • Free for AOP Members
  • Non-AOP members pay a $10 admissions fee for this event or can purchase the Events package
Join AOP: For more information about joining AOP, please email Elizabeth Killinger.

Register to attend:

Hattiesburg

Gulf Coast           

 



MAY 2018

Qualtrics Training
Presented by:  Cory Williams
Date:  May 23rd, 2018
Locations:
Hattiesburg:  Cook 123                      
Gulf Coast:  Hardy Hall Room 316
Time:  12 to 1 p.m.
Objectives
  • Why use Qualtrics?
  • Question Types – What types are available?
  • Distribution Methods – Link, Distribute via e-mail, Anonymous Submission
  • Reporting – How to pull the information together for comparison
  • Support Resources
PSP (Professional Standards Program): Approved for 1 (one) hour PSP credit.
Cost to Attend:
  • Free for AOP Members
  • Non-AOP members pay a $10 admissions fee for this event or can purchase the Events package
Join AOP: For more information about joining AOP, please email Elizabeth Killinger.

Register to Attend:
Hattiesburg- Register here
Gulf Coast- Register here


Membership Appreciation

May 30th

11:30 to 1:00 p.m.

Baptist Student Union

Registration Information to be provided by late March

 

2018 Officer Installation

June 15th

11:30-1:00 p.m. 

Baptist Student Union

By Invitation- Invitations To Be Sent out in late March