Division of Student Affairs
Division of Student Affairs
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The Division of Student Affairs and Southern Miss value your professional development. The DSA Professional Development Team produces workshops and events at 9:00 am every third Thursday of each month. All campus professionals are welcome to attend. You will find information for these and other University development opportunities below. Keep checking back for updates.
G.I.F.T.S., Thursday, October 10 in TCC 210 (new location: RC Cook Union Hall of Honors) from 9:00 to 10:00 am - produced by the DSA ProDev Team
Maximizing Your Experience With Pivot Tables, Tuesday, October 15 in the International Center 101 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm - produced by Institutional Research
Southern Miss CARES, Thursday, October 17 in the International Center, Suite 319 from 10:30 to 11:30 am, hosted by AOP and Staff Council
Social Media Navigating, Thursday, October 17 in the International Center, Suite 319 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm, hosted by AOP and Staff Council
The Results Are In: National Survey of Student Engagement, Friday, November 1 in the International Center 101, from 10:00 to 11:00 am, produced by Institutional Research
Qualtrics 1.0, Thursday, November 7 in the International Center 101 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm, hosted by Institutional Research
Crucial Conversations, Thursday, November 14 in TCC 216 from 9:00 to 11:00 am, hosted by the DSA ProDev team--Note: this is a special, 2-hour workshop
MDR/PDR – Get Back to the Basics, Thursday, November 21 in the International Center, Suite 319 at 8:30 to 9:30 am, hosted by AOP and Staff Council
Healthy Work/Life Balance, Thursday, November 21 in the International Center, Suite 319 at 1:30 to 2:30 pm, hosted by AOP and Staff Council
Using Institutional Data for Accreditation, Grant Writing, Etc., Friday, November 22 in the International Center 101 from 10:00 to 11:00 am, produced by Institutional Research
Documenting Assessment In Student Affairs, Thursday, December 12 in TCC 210 from 9:00 to 10:00 am, hosted by the DSA ProDev team
Pre-Retreat Workshop, Wednesday, January 8 in TCC 218 from 8:30 to 4:00 pm (Contact m.l.kingFREEMississippi for registration; Cost - $225) Hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
DSA Retreat, Thursday, January 9 in TCC - exact times are TBA
Meet the Advisement Center: Tuesday, February 11 from 10:00-11:15 AND Wednesday, February 12 from 1:00-2:!5 (Select one)—This session will introduce the Advisement Center Director and Advisors, as well as offer an overview of services in this phase and for phase 2. REGISTER HERE
Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Training
February 20, 2020
Effective Mentorship Lunch and Learn Workshop: Thursday, February 20 from 12:00-1:00, Thad Cochran Center 218 A/B—Hosted by the
Graduate School, this panel will cover key elements of effective mentorship for graduate
students. REGISTER HERE
The CFD hosts Academic Impressions webinars throughout the semester.
Focus on Student Belonging to Boost Student and Retention Success: Thursday, February 27 from 12:00-1:00—No registration needed, but click here if you would like a reminder. Bring your own lunch.
Getting to Know Your DSA: Thursday, February 13 in the Payne Center's Pine Tree Room, 2nd floor from 9:00 to 10:00 am - Produced by the DSA ProDev Team
PI 101: Applying for External Funding at USM: Wednesday, March 4 from 1:00-2:30-- Join the Office of Research Administration for an overview of common grant proposal elements, including budgets. We’ll also discuss how to submit a proposal through USM and resources available for assistance. REGISTER HERE
Uncovering the Value of the Out-of-Class Experience: Thursday, March 12 from 9:00 to 10:00 - Produced by the DSA ProDev Team
Full description and location forthcoming
March 19, 2020
April 16, 2020