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Spring Forum

2017 WACSS Spring Forum & Resource Fair - Monday, March 20th

Leadership and Empowerment for Women Support Staff at MSU

We invite you to join the Women’s Advisory Committee for Support Staff (WACSS) at its annual Spring Forum and Resource Fair as we explore ways to advance your career at MSU! This year's theme is "Leadership and Empowerment for Women Support Staff at MSU." You will learn skills to become a more effective and confident leader, how to embrace change and grow, what it means to be high performing, and how to balance work and life. You will also hear from MSU’s executive leaders as they share their top priorities and the future direction of MSU.

2017 WACSS Spring Forum & Resource Fair
Monday, March 20, 2017
Kellogg Center
- Big Ten Room A

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration & Networking

8:30 - 9:15 a.m. Plated Breakfast Served

9:15 - 9:45 a.m. Remarks from President Simon, Provost Youatt and EVPAS Udpa

9:45 - 10:15 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Brenda Nelson,
Dining Services Complex Manager for East Neighborhood - RHS

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. Panel Discussion:

Brenda Nelson, RHS Dining Services Complex Manager
Sue Petrisin, MSU Alumni Association Associate Director
Jennifer Battle, IPF Strategic Initiatives Director
Shani Feyen, RCPD Ability Access Specialist & Professional Coach - RCPD
Therese Nugent, WACSS Committee Member

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Optional Resource Fair


Two Registration Options Available – register for one or both!

Questions about the Annual Spring Forum can be directed to wacss@msu.edu.

Previous Recordings:

The 2016 Spring Forum recorded live stream version can be found here.
The 2015 Spring Forum recorded live stream version can be found here.
The 2014 Spring Forum recorded live stream version can be found here.

Spring Forum Keynote Speaker Lisa Laughman
Audience at Spring Forum
2015-16 WACSS Chair, Anne Stahl
Resource Fair
Cowles House luncheon with President Simon and EVP Udpa