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GROW With Marquette

Opportunities for Personal and Professional Growth.

To Register for a class, email growwithmu@marquette.edu or call: 288-7305.

All GROW classes are free to Marquette employees. Classes are designed and intended for job-related professional growth and development.

If you have a suggestion for a GROW with Marquette session or if you have a proposal for a class you would like to offer through the program, please contact us at: growwithmu@marquette.edu.


Featured Classes - Summer 2016

Introduction to iExpense: New Procedures for Expense Reimbursements and P-Card Reporting

Wednesday, August 3 / 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 13 / 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 15 / 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m

The new MyJob iExpense application replaces paper travel expense reports and other employee requests for reimbursement (both DIVs and Bursar cash reimbursement requests). It also replaces the paper Purchase Log previously used to document P-card transactions.

Facilitated by: Office of Finance

 

passport - Tour of the Al mcguire center

Thursday, July 28 / Noon –1 p.m.

Opened in October 2003, the facility is named after legendary basketball coach, Al McGuire, who led the men’s basketball program to an NCAA championship. Located in the heart of campus, this practice and play facility features a 3,700-seat arena where both women’s basketball and women’s volleyball compete and includes a full-sized practice gym. The Al McGuire Center also houses intercollegiate administrative offices, the core student athlete services such as the Academic Center, Strength and Conditioning Facility and Sports Medicine Suite, as well as basketball and volleyball team offices, locker rooms, and suites.

Presented by: Brian Morgan, Assistant Athletic Director, Ticket Sales & Strategy

 

 

Sessions by Category

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Understanding your marquette medical and rx benefits with umr and express scripts

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 4, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • AMU 227
    • What’s the difference? EPO, PPO, or HDHP
    • Co-pays, Deductibles, Co-insurance and Out of Pocket Maximums Explained
    • How to read your UMR Explanation of Benefits (EOP) Statements
    • Navigating the UMR (third party administrator) website
    • Navigating the Express Scripts (third party administrator) website
    • Making changes: Qualifying life events and eligible dependents
    • MU Employee Benefits website overview

Presented by: Diane Duwel, Benefit Specialist, Human Resources

 

 

Intro to iExpense: New Procedures for Expense Reimbursements and P-card Reporting

  • Wednesday, August 3 / 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Friday, September 9 / 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
  • Tuesday, September 13 / 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 15 / 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • AMU 227, except September 13th is in AMU 305

The new MyJob iExpense application replaces paper travel expense reports and other employee requests for reimbursement (both DIVs and Bursar cash reimbursement requests). It also replaces the paper Purchase Log previously used to document P-card transactions. An electronic solution provides greater efficiency for employees and supervisors in recording, approving, and submitting their expense records. All P-card holders are required to attend a training session. In addition, all faculty and staff employees who travel or submit receipts for reimbursement should attend. Changes to existing university policies and important information will be shared during this training.

Facilitated by: Office of Finance

 

 

 

Passport – tour of the al mcguire center

  • Thursday, July 28, Noon to 1:00 p.m.
  • Lobby of the Al McGuire Center

Opened in October 2003, the facility is named after legendary basketball coach, Al McGuire, who led the men’s basketball program to an NCAA championship. Located in the heart of campus, this practice and play facility features a 3,700-seat arena where both women’s basketball and women’s volleyball compete and includes a full-sized practice gym. The Al McGuire Center also houses intercollegiate administrative offices, the core student athlete services such as the Academic Center, Strength and Conditioning Facility and Sports Medicine Suite, as well as basketball and volleyball team offices, locker rooms, and suites.

Presented by: Brian Morgan, Assistant Athletic Director, Ticket Sales & Strategy

 

 

 

 

 

haggerty museum of art: guided tour of the mary l. nohl fund fellowships for individual artists exhibition

  • Wednesday, June 22, 11:00 a.m. to Noon
  • Lobby of the Haggerty Museum of Art

The exhibition will feature the work of five Milwaukee artists – Jon Horvath, Frankie Latina, Ben Balcom, Zach Hill, and Maggie Sasso. For more information about the artists and the exhibition go to: www.lyndensculpturegarden.org/content/mary-l-nohl-fund-fellowships-individual-artists.

Presented by: Lynne Shumow, The Haggerty’s Curator of Education.

 

 

 

 

Employee wellness: be a smart patient

  • Tuesday, June 14, Noon to 1:00 p.m.
  • AMU 227

Make the most of your time with your doctor by being the smartest patient you can be. Learn how to make a personal health inventory, write a one-page health history, and ask the five most important questions you need to ask your doctor. Walk into the office with a plan, and you will walk out feeling confident. Carrie Murphy is a licensed acupuncturist and Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with a private practice in the Third Ward. Part of her work involves patient education and advocacy so that patients can make informed decisions to receive the best in integrative, evidence-informed, patient-centered care in her office and elsewhere.

Presented by: Carrie Murphy, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

employee wellness: Using essential oils for stress relief and clean living

  • Wednesday, July 13, Noon to 1:00 p.m.
  • Raynor Memorial Libraries, Beaumier Suite B/C (lower level)

We live in a world where stress enters our lives at every turn. It’s an environmental issue, a work issue; even the cleaning products we use and the foods that we eat can introduce stress to our bodies. Join us for this informational session to learn how the use of certified pure essential oils (CPTGs) can aid in stress relief and be utilized for ongoing stress management. The session will provide an overview of what essential oils are, their benefits, application methods, and the various ways they can be used to address stress within our daily lives. This session is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about the use of essential oils. We look forward to your participation and questions are always welcome!

Presented by: Jenny Gann Dudgeon, Wellness Advocate with doTERRA and Birth Doula

talking tablets

Three sessions:

  • Introduction to iPad: Wednesday, June 29 / 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208
  • Introduction to Samsung Galaxy Tablet: Wednesday, July 27 / 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • CU 414
  • Introduction to Microsoft Surface Pro: Wednesday, August 31 / 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn the essentials of your tablet, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.

Presented by: John Mohammad, IT Services

 

snapchat

  • Tuesday, June 14, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Snapchat is an online image-messaging tool for sharing pictures and short videos. Snapchat has grown dramatically and has become the key platform for engaging Millennials and Gen Z. Explore the Snapchat culture and develop skills to use with
your own Snapchat accounts.

Presented by: John Mohammad, IT Services

 

digital photo editing using photoshop elements

  • Wednesday, June 22, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Raynor 330B

Enhance your digital images in Photoshop Elements. Learn about cropping techniques, straightening images, adjusting levels, color corrections, blemish retouches, and more.

Presented by: Dan Johnson, Instructional Media Center

 

online tools for photos and videos

  • Friday, July 29, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Generate creative social media content by always collecting ideas, photos and video clips. Explore tools for organizing and editing this content, including Evernote, Google Photos, Canvas, Pablo, Animoto, and Magisto.

Presented by: Tim Cigelske, Office of Marketing and Communication

 

 

 

Ask a tech

  • Friday, June 24, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Friday, July 22, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Buying a new personally owned computer or a new phone? Having problems with pop ups on your computer? Is your computer at home slow? Do you have a question about using Office software? If you are looking for some advice on technology, this class is for you! IT Services will have a tech available to answer your questions. Bring your questions and concerns and we will do what we can to help.

Presented by: Terrance Slaughter, IT Services

 

safe computing

  • Thursday, July 14, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Know the dos and don’ts of safe computing. Identify the risks of sharing data and personal information and take steps to guard your privacy. Minimize online threats and protect your computer and data.

Presented by: Jeremy Edson, IT Services

 

digital photography essentials

  • Tuesday, July 19, 9:00 a.m. to Noon
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Make the most of your digital camera or smartphone by learning the techniques to take better pictures. You’ll consider why you’re “making” the picture, use the rule of thirds, learn to focus and frame, shoot for a story, and look for composition, depth of field, pattern, and details. Be sure to bring your camera or smartphone to experiment.

Presented by: Dan Johnson, Instructional Media Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skype for business essentials

  • Tuesdayt, June 28, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn to use Skype for Business to make and transfer calls, forward all calls and access your voicemail. View the availability of others, send instant messages and turn an instant message into a call. Share your desktop remotely with others. Invite others to join a current conversation or set up a conference in advance.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

onenote essentials                 

  • Friday, July 8, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Take notes, prepare for meetings, do research, and collaborate with others using OneNote. Collect ideas, photos, and information from the web and from files on your computer in one place, organize them visually, and add comments. Search and organize information you store in OneNote and make checklists.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

for site owners: do more with sharepoint

  • Monday, July 11, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Change the look and feel of your site. Customize your site for better navigation and improve how you manage permissions. Make full use of document library features by adding information about each file to the list of documents, including links to further information, or to thumbnails in a picture library. Explore the use of online lists or spreadsheets to collect input from site users and easily upload data to SharePoint lists.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

what's new in Office 2016

  • Monday, July 25, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Microsoft has added new features and tools to the latest version of Office. there are minor changes to the interface with new colorful themes, new save as and open options, and a new sharing task pane. The tell me assistant helps you find how-to answers fast. Smart lookup offers definitions, Wiki articles and top-related searches from the web. Explore new send as options, improved collaboration, co-authoring in real time, and encryption of files.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

skype for business: online meetings and video

  • Tuesday, August 2, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Use Skype for Business for full web conferencing with audio and video, at no additional cost to you. Make one-click online meeting invitations and streamline communications and share information. Learn how to make presentations, use the presenter controls, whiteboard, polls and Q&A, and how to record meetings for later viewing.

Presented by: Dan Smith, IT Services

 

What's new in windows 10

  • Monday, August 22, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Customize your Windows 10 settings in this hands-on session. In addition to the start menu and metro view, there is a digital assistant—Cortana—and Microsoft Edge, a new browser. Get tips for navigating and searching using File Explorer and learn some useful keyboard shortcuts.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

customized training

Do you have a need for technology training in your department? Contact the IT Services Help Desk at helpdesk@marquette.edu to let us know what you need help with. We will work with you to customize training to meet your needs.

excel 2016: beyond the basics

  • Thursday, August 4, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Customize the quick access toolbar to fast-track data-entry using forms. Use data validation with drop-down lists to check and limit entries. Match data across multiple lists using Vlookup and lock select cells in a workbook. Clean up a list, finding blanks and duplicates across columns. Organize data using sort, conditional formatting and custom filters. 

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

making infographics or academic posters using powerpoint

  • Friday, August 26, 9:00 a.m. to Noon
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn to present complex data in a simple and direct way using graphic visual representations. Ninety percent of the information that comes to our brains is visual. People are 30 times more likely to read an infographic than text. Learn basic design principles including use of color and type to create layouts that effectively communicate data visually. Use PowerPoint and Excel to make an infographic or a mind map that helps your data tell a story. Learn more about the Power of Infographics prior to the workshop at go.mu.edu/infographics-menck.

Presented by: Linda Menck, Diederich College of Communication and Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

axis tv for content creators and content approvers

  • Tuesday, August 9, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Make images to communicate with your audience with PowerPoint slides. Review dimensions for different screen sizes, and select font, size, and amount of text. Import, resize, align and layer graphics, and use white space. Upload images to the AxisTV portal, manage and schedule content. Share slides across campus.

Presented by: Steve Groom, AMU and Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

using a sharepoint site

  • Thursday, August 11, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn how to explore your team’s SharePoint site. Upload and edit documents in the document library and stay informed about changes.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

Creating accessible pdfs

  • Monday, August 15, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Find out what makes a document accessible. Start with an accessible Word document. Save it as a PDF. Use Adobe Acrobat DC to check the document and improve its accessibility.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

Getting started as a sharepoint site owner

  • Friday, August 19, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Cudahy Hall 208

Explore best practices for making and managing team sites. Start designing your team site. Add your logo, learn how to set up a new site and how to share content with Marquette users. Make a sub-site with a confidential document library so that only a select group of the users of your SharePoint site can access it.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank You!

The following individuals have recently given of their time and talent to the Grow with Marquette program.

  • Ellen Blonski, Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality
  • Tim Cigelske, Office of Marketing and Communication
  • Dr. Michael Dante, Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality
  • Jeremy Edson, IT Services
  • Kurt Gering, IT Services
  • Christopher Gluesing, Facilities Services
  • Jan Harwig, Office of Marketing and Communication
  • Calvin Jemison, Raynor Memorial Libraries
  • Kristin Kipp, Exercise Science
  • Kathy Kugi-Tom, Office of the University Architect
  • Julie Kuligowski, Alumni Memorial Union
  • Pam Lewis, IT Services
  • Greg Nelson, IT Services
  • Dr. Rebecca Nowacek, English
  • Darwin Sanders, Raynor Memorial Libraries
  • Jeremy Saperstein, IT Services
  • Lynne Shumow, Haggerty Museum of Art
  • Dan Smith, IT Services

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