Opening Meeting January 2013

As we look forward to the beginning of the spring 2014 semester, I hope that you will be able to participate in many of the events listed below.

Dean Van Galen
Chancellor

 

Monday, January 20, 2014

Martin Luther King Day-Offices Closed


 

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

1-3 p.m.

All Campus

Opening Reception at 1 p.m. followed by Opening Meeting at 1:30 p.m.

Riverview Ballroom, University Center

 

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

8-10:30 a.m.

All Campus

FREE HEALTH SCREENING for all UWRF Employees! The confidential screening, which lasts approximately 15 minutes, includes:  finger stick blood draw, blood pressure, height/weight/BMI, and a review of your results. A wellness coach will review your results with you, answer any questions, and connect you to local health/wellness resources. This screening (online Health Risk Assessment and biometric screening) will be offered once per year for the next three years. 

Schedule your appointment online at http://doodle.com/e4shkf8nxg2bb4v9link.

A Health Risk Assessment needs to be completed and printed off for your appointment.  A Health Risk Assessment can be found at https://wellness.allinahealth.org/fhmlink. Provided by Healthy Communities Partnership, River Falls Area Hospital, part of Allina Health in collaboration with the University Advisory Council on Health and Wellness. 

For questions or additional information contact Keven Syverson, health education coordinator at 3293 or email keven.syverson@uwrf.edumail or Alice Reilly-Myklebust, director of Student Health and Counseling Services at 3293 or email alice.m.reilly-myklebust@uwrf.edumail.

Location: 210 South Hall-Student Lounge

9 a.m.-Noon

Faculty

Program Prioritization 

Contact: Wes Chapin

Location: Ag Science 200

1-3 p.m.

Faculty

Assessment Plan Feedback

Contact: Wes Chapin

Location: Ag Science 200



Thursday, January 23, 2014

8-10:30 a.m.

All Campus

FREE HEALTH SCREENING for all UWRF Employees! The confidential screening, which lasts approximately 15 minutes, includes:  finger stick blood draw, blood pressure, height/weight/BMI, and a review of your results. A wellness coach will review your results with you, answer any questions, and connect you to local health/wellness resources. This screening (online Health Risk Assessment and biometric screening) will be offered once per year for the next three years. 

Schedule your appointment online at http://doodle.com/e4shkf8nxg2bb4v9link.  

A Health Risk Assessment needs to be completed and printed off for your appointment.  A Health Risk Assessment can be found at https://wellness.allinahealth.org/fhmlink. Provided by Healthy Communities Partnership, River Falls Area Hospital, part of Allina Health in collaboration with the University Advisory Council on Health and Wellness.  

For questions or additional information contact Keven Syverson, health education coordinator at 3293 or email keven.syverson@uwrf.edumail or Alice Reilly-Myklebust, director of Student Health and Counseling Services at 3293 or email alice.m.reilly-myklebust@uwrf.edumail.  

Location: 200 South Hall-Student Lounge

Morning

Transfer Student Registration

More information is available at the New Student and Family Programs webpage

10:30 a.m.-Noon

Faculty Staff

Handling Difficult Situations with College Students, John R. Taylor, Psy.D. Licensed Psychologist, Michigan State University Counseling Center. 

This presentation will include discussion of the prevalence of suicidality among the college population, and lay the groundwork for intervening proactively with highly distressed students/individuals. College faculty and professionals in direct roles with students are in key positions to recognize clues and warning signs to suicide, and respond accordingly, including learning the steps to ask if a person is suicidal, encouraging getting help, and assisting with connecting to the appropriate resources for support, such as Student Health and Counseling Services.

Contact: Alice Reilly Myklebust

Location:  Ag Science 200

Afternoon

New Student Registration

More information is available at the New Student and Family Programs webpage

 

1-2:30 p.m.

All Campus

Suicide Prevention with College Students: An Introduction to the QPR Training Model, John R. Taylor, Psy.D. Licensed Psychologist, Michigan State University Counseling Center.

This introduction lays the groundwork for intervening proactively with distressed students/individuals. The QPR (Question-Persuade-Refer) approach recognizes that everyone has a stake in saving a life. QPR involves learning the steps to ask (Question) if a person is suicidal, encouraging (Persuade) getting help, and assisting with connecting (Refer) to the appropriate resources for support. Presentation goals include discussion of the prevalence of suicidality among the college population, and applications of QPR.

Contact: Alice Reilly Myklebust

Location: Ag Science 200



Friday, January 24, 2014

10-11 a.m.

All Campus


University Strategic Enrollment Management Planning Process kick-off.
Town Hall Format.

As UWRF embarks on a strategic enrollment management plan this semester, this town hall is intended to kick off that planning process. Come and give feedback on how to position UWRF for a dynamic enrollment future.

Contact: Kris Anderson

Location: South Hall Room 120

 

 

                                                                                                 


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