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2020 Professional Development Institute

Excel Short Cut Keys—Making Your Job Tasks Easier for You!

Excel Short Cut Keys—Making Your Job Tasks Easier for You!
Presenter: Angela D. Passmore, Computer Education Department

An underutilized technique of increasing work efficiency is to use Excel shortcuts—or shortcut combination keys. Visualize simply pressing two or three keys on the keyboard as opposed to moving your hand to the mouse to accomplish a task in Excel. These shortcuts can perform many functions, from ones as simple as navigation within the spreadsheet to filling in formulas or grouping data, and are of particular help to users with carpel tunnel and vision or mobility disabilities. In this session, the presenter will explain how and why to use Excel Short Cut Keys, making your daily tasks faster and easier to complete.

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Effective Meetings: Make Decisions & Accomplish Tasks

Effective Meetings: Make Decisions & Accomplish Tasks
Presenter: Stephen Tomasovitch, SAC Student Activity Coordinator, Student Affairs Department

At one point or another, each of us has had to take part in a meeting whether in our work environment or in another organized setting. We likely can all agree that some meetings are run better than others. This educational session will provide attendees with the information and tools necessary to confidently conduct an effective meeting.  Topics will include the major purposes of convening formal meetings, the necessity of preparing for the meeting ahead of time, the rules and best practices to follow during meetings, a basic overview of Robert’s Rules of Order, and the crucial role of the meeting chairperson in facilitating effective meetings.

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How Satisfactory Academic Progress is Applied and Calculated

How Satisfactory Academic Progress is Applied and Calculated

Presenter: Suzanne Evans, Financial Aid Department

Learn more about Financial Aid at SJR State and how students’ Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAC) impacts enrollment!  This session discusses SAP Standards and General Policy Requirements, credit hour and clock hour examples, and what students can do if they fail SAP standards.

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The Palatka Campus Library Presents: A Customer Service Book Tasting

The Palatka Campus Library Presents: A Customer Service Book Tasting

Presenters: Dr. Brittnee Fisher, Joyce Smith, Ann Spinler, and Jennifer Anderson, Palatka Library 

Visit the Palatka Campus Library to partake in a customer service book tasting! Allow our five-star library staff to serve you a full course of customer service resources! Discover new professional development resources about mindset, stress management, kindness/happiness, team building, and personality. Book tastings are a popular readers’ advisory tool that could easily be adapted to engage anyone with library resources. Dine with us and we promise that you’ll leave full of great ideas!

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Active Shooter/Violent Intruder and Workplace Awareness Training

Active Shooter/Violent Intruder and Workplace Awareness Training

Presenters: James Griffith and Mike Knowles 

Dictated by tragic events and statistics, SJR State Campus Safety and Security has revised its lockdown procedures to reflect the new standard of care developed and implemented by the Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies designed to supplement/enhance protocols (response procedures) during an emergency. Between 2000-2013, there were 160 “active shooter” incidents, and about 70% of the incidents took place at schools or businesses. In order to mitigate causalities during an active shooter/violent intruder event, it is critical to train faculty, staff, and students on the concept of being proactive in order to build their confidence when reacting to time- sensitive, life-threatening situations. This training while use the concepts of ALICE – Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate – a set of options-based strategies that effectively prepare, prevent, and increase an individual’s chances of survival during a violent intruder or active shooter event.

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