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Elwanda Tulloch

JEDI Program Dr. Jessie Peter, senior coordinator in Northwest’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion For students only, these sessions are 60 minutes and begin at 5 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 8, 15, 22 and 29, in the Student Union Boardroom. (Attend any three of […]

JEDI Program

Dr. Jessie Peter, senior coordinator in Northwest’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion

For students only, these sessions are 60 minutes and begin at 5 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 8, 15, 22 and 29, in the Student Union Boardroom.

(Attend any three of the sessions to complete Level 1 of the JEDI Program. To learn more about the JEDI Program visit email Dr. Jessie Peter at [email protected])

Sept. 8: Microaggressions
What are microaggressions? How can we respond to microaggressions when we experience or witness it?

Sept. 15: Implicit Bias
Become aware of your biases and how to not act on them.

Sept. 22: Inclusive Language
Build your vocabulary on inclusive terms that help to create inclusive environments.

Sept. 29: Power, Oppression and Privilege
Recognize oppressive practices, positions of privilege and how to leverage your voice.

The Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) program offered by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is a co-curricular series for students with learning experiences that aim to facilitate self-awareness and identity formation, understanding of diverse cultural experiences and advocacy to reduce structural inequities.

 


Emotional Intelligence Training

Michele Burch Reid, principal with Legacy Consulting Institute and organizational effectiveness and personal development consultant
www.legacyconsultinginstitute.com

For all students and employees, these sessions are 60 minutes and begin at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, in the Student Union Boardroom.

Learn the emotional and social skills that influence the ways we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain social relationships, cope with challenges, and use emotional information in an effective and meaningful way.

 


Mock Interview Day

Northwest Missouri State Career Services

For students only, this event is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse and via Zoom.

Mock Interview Day helps students gain interviewing experience by meeting face-to-face with real employers, who provide students with feedback on their résumés, interview responses and overall impressions. Northwest encourages employers to use their own interview formats to make mock interviews as close to a real interview as possible.

Each mock interview session is approximately 30 minutes, consisting of a 20-minute interview and the remaining time to critique the student’s résumé and interview skills in addition to providing other feedback.

Registration ends Friday, Sept. 16, or when all spots are filled. To register visit Career Services in Administration Building Room 130.

 


Do Your Meetings Feel More Like an Ambush?

Barbara Teicher, certified speaking professional and international TEDx presenter, Executive Training and Coaching LLC
www.PropelHerInfluence.com

For all students and employees, these sessions are 60 minutes and begin at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Student Union Boardroom.

Have you ever gone into a meeting and had the feeling your ideas were doomed to fail before the meeting started? Did you feel like everyone, except you, knew what would be said and what the outcomes were going to be? Do you get the feeling you’re not part of the “in” group? What is it you’re doing, or saying, that may be sabotaging you? Are personalities vandalizing your efforts?

Join international speaker, published author and leadership coach Barbara Teicher as she shares answers to the questions your career could depend upon.

 


Performance Leadership: Inspiring Growth in Others


Todd Long, president, Leadership Innovations
www.leadkc.com

For all students and employees, these sessions are 60 minutes and begin at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, in the Student Union Boardroom.

A foundational leadership competency is to help others grow in skills and knowledge. Yet many leaders lack the abilities and motivation to do this well. The purpose of this interactive presentation is to provide participants with a useful framework to lead people through the four natural growth phases by using seven leader engagement skills.

 


Be a Champion in the Chaos: Essential Strategies for Success in a Disrupted World


Steven Iwersen, author and certified speaking professional, Aurora Pointe LLC
www.steveniwersen.com 

For all students and employees, these sessions are 60 minutes and begin at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Student Union Boardroom.

Your capacity to succeed while going through significant change is determined by your perspective and ability to use disruption as a foundation for growth. Individuals and organizations that thrive in a season of disruption do so based on a mindset, a methodology, and the right motive. That combination of intention and implementation is what Steven Iwersen calls the “C.H.A.O.S. Code.”

In this program, attendees discover the process winners and leaders use to create positive outcomes while navigating negative circumstances.

 


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Using Personality Type for Peak Performance

Michele Burch Reid, principal with Legacy Consulting Institute and organizational effectiveness and personal development consultant
www.legacyconsultinginstitute.com

For all students and employees, this session is two hours and 30 minutes and begins at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Student Union Tower View Room. (Attending this session counts for two Career Pathing sessions.)

Attendees will receive a guide to understanding personality type to improve communication, relationships and peak performance. Burch Reid helps individuals to discover their natural strengths, triggers, communication style, preferred work environments and more.


How to get recruited for your first job

Career Services and a special employer guest, Northwest Missouri State University

For students only, these sessions are 60 minutes and begin at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the Student Union Tower View Room.

Finding your first full-time job can be stressful, but what if it didn’t have to be? Career Services and a special guest employer will discuss how to make recruiters notice you, how to navigate career and networking events, and what they look for when recruiting talent.


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