Faculty and Staff Life 

  • Holiday Reminder – As you are aware, from Dr. Capilouto’s message, eligible staff who worked on Labor Day (Sept. 7) can utilize the leave, as a floating holiday, through Dec. 31. When employees submit the leave request, regardless of which day they plan to utilize the leave, the leave type should be recorded as Holiday-Labor Day. For a full list of FY’21 holidays including the load dates and message from Dr. Capilouto, click here.
  • Work Anywhere Remote Working Tools
  • College COVID-19 Resource Hub
  • College Event Status website

Virtual Events

September

  • Sept. 15 – "Pantsuit Politics Keynote: The Value of Disagreement," with Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers, 7:00-8:00 p.m.. The UK Women’s Forum, Gaines Center for the Humanities and Lewis Honors College are co-sponsoring "Pantsuit Politics Keynote: The Value of Disagreement," with Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers. In this virtual keynote, the speakers will discuss how healthy disagreement is valuable in any organization and provide practical ways to draw out, discuss and work through disagreement. You are invited to join the keynote via Zoom from 7- 8 p.m., Tue., Sept. 15. No registration required.
  • Sept. 16 – Faculty Council Roundtable on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, 2:00-3:00 p.m., Please join the CAFE Faculty Council for a roundtable discussion with CAFE Assistant Dean for Diversity Mia Farrell and UK Associate Vice President for Institutional Equity Terry Allen. The discussion will focus on efforts to improve diversity, equity and inclusion within CAFE. Register here for this online event.
  • Sept. 17 - Time has come; Let's make a move[ment]: Webinar, 7:00-8:30 p.m.. Michael Goodin, professor Department of Plant Pathology, will present a webinar titled, "Time has come; Let's make a move[ment]." This webinar is part of the "Crises and Creating Social Change" series sponsored by the Cooperative for the Humanities and Social Sciences. The talk will be moderated by Karen Petrone, director of the cooperative. Space is limited; register here to participate.
  • Sept. 21 – The Society of Postdoctoral Scholars (SOPS) Symposium, 12:00 p.m. Sharon Milgram, director of the National Institutes of Health Office of Intramural Training and Education is giving a keynote address for the Society of Postdoctoral Scholars symposium, which will be held virtually. The symposium runs over several days. Click here for the full symposium for more details.

October

  • Oct. 1 – Cultivating Inclusion Series: Curating a Culture of Belonging, Safe Zone Training, 12:00-1:30 p.m. The Cultivating Inclusion Series serves to provide an informal, safe environment for faculty, staff and students to engage in conversations related to diversity and inclusion while fostering an appreciation of inclusivity within CAFE. Register here.
  • Oct. 21 – Faculty Roundtable on Resources for Working Parents, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Join the CAFE Faculty Council and UK Director of Work + Life Connections Azetta Beatty for a discussion of resources and benefits available through UK to help support working parents. Register here for this online event.

November

  • Nov. 5 – Cultivating Inclusion Series: Stamped From the Beginning Book Discussion, 12:00-1:30 p.m. The Cultivating Inclusion Series serves to provide an informal, safe environment for faculty, staff and students to engage in conversations related to diversity and inclusion while fostering an appreciation of inclusivity within CAFE. Register here.
  • November 18 –Faculty Council Roundtable on Retirement Planning, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Join CAFE Faculty Council, Chip Hill from TIAA-CREF, and representatives from UK HR for a discussion about retirement planning for faculty members. Register here for this virtual event.

 

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