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Staff Council Lunch and Learn series

Part of Staff Council's mission is to promote and provide organizational and professional development opportunities to staff. Our Lunch and Learn series offers a wide variety of topics and speakers to appeal to a broad range of employees at ASU. The series is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from noon–1 p.m. via Zoom. Please register online through ASU Career EDGE. 

2022–2023 series

Semester Date Time Topic and Presenter Recap
Fall 2022 Sept. 20 Noon to 1 p.m. EDGE Conversations
by Kristen Young, Office of Human Resources and Danielle Perisic, Senior HR Consultant
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Oct. 18 Noon to 1 p.m. Integrating Change into Projects
by Danielle B. Steele, University Technology Office
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Nov. 15 Noon to 1 p.m. Managing Debt
by Emily Schwartz, MidFirst Bank
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Spring 2023 Jan. 17 Noon to 1 p.m. HIP Program
by Liz Badalamenti, HR Employee Assistance Office
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Feb. 21 Noon to 1 p.m. Accessibility Online
by Kathy Marks, E.T.
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March 21 Noon to 1 p.m. Establish an Employee Appreciation Routine
by Patty Rosciano, Office of Human Resource
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April 18 Noon to 1 p.m. Green Devil Ambassador Program and the Sustainable Recognition Program
by Susan Norton and Paige Strickland, University Sustainability Practices
when available

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Archived sessions available for viewing

2021–2022 series

SemesterDateTimeTopic and PresenterRecap
Fall 2021Aug. 17Noon to 1 p.m.EDGE Conversations
Kristen Young and Elena Moshinsky, Office of Human Resources
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Sept. 21Noon to 1 p.m.Change and Transition
Jillian McManus, Employee Assistance Office
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Oct. 19Noon to 1 p.m.Information Interviews
by Jacey West, School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership
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Nov. 16Noon to 1 p.m.Onboarding: More than a hello
by Patty Rosciano, Office of Human Resources
Spring 2022Jan. 18Noon to 1 p.m.How to Talk to Your Managers
by Kristen Young, Leadership and Workforce Development Office of Human Resources
Feb. 15Noon to 1 p.m.Interpersonal Communication and Conflict
by Leonard Nasca, Police Aide Lead, ASU Police Department; Instructional Professional at ASU’s Watts College of Public Services and Community Solutions
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March 15Noon to 1 p.m.Integrating change into projects
by Danielle B. Steele, IT Project Manager, University Technology Office
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April 19Noon to 1 p.m.How to Fall Down and Get Back Up
by Amber Wonder, Assistant Director, HR Employee Assistance Office
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2020–2021 series

SemesterDateTimeTopic and PresenterRecap
Fall 2020Sept. 15Noon to 1 p.m.Workplace Safety
by Rebecca Garcia, ASU Police
Oct. 20Noon to 1 p.m.Salary and Benefit Negotiations
by Kim Scatton and Beverly Johnson
Nov. 17Noon to 1 p.m.What is TRIO Upward Bound?
by Donte Day and Julie Gusse
Spring 2021Jan. 19Noon to 1 p.m.Success with Career EDGE
by Kristen Young, Morgan Carlson, Beth Moser and Patricia Rosciano
Feb. 16Noon to 1 p.m.Paying for College
by Emily Schwartz PhD, AVP, Financial Education Manager of MidFirst Bank
March 231:30 to 3 p.m.Employee Recognition is More than a Pizza Party
by Patricia Rosciano
April 20Noon to 1 p.m.How to Become a Networking Guru
by Veronica Aguilar, Associate Director of Alumni Career Services
May 18Noon to 1 p.m.Go BIG, the Daring Venture!
By Pamela Brooks, Senior Organizational Development Consultant of Fulton Schools of Engineering

SPP 601: Release Time for Professional Development
The university supports the professional development and growth of all employees. Accordingly, all ASU employees are eligible for a minimum of 16 hours of release time per year for professional development opportunities, including university-sponsored training, professional development classes, workshops, conferences, seminars, webinars, and involvement in university professional organizations.