Program for the 2011 PDI

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Financial Readiness for Retirement
Presenters:
Frederick Weston
Category:
Personal/Professional Enrichment
Date:
2011
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
220-22 LSC
Description:
This seminar, sponsored by the Society of Senior Scholars, is about your readiness for retirement – specifically addressing the question “What can I generate from my assets as monthly income for the rest of my life?” Stated alternately, as planning for retirement is near-completed or a work-in-progress, this seminar will address specifics for computing continuing income from both before and after tax sources. Problems and pitfalls will be discussed. Preparation basics for retirement will be emphasized. This seminar is vendor and product neutral.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: Understand the dimensions of the question 'what can I generate from my assets as monthly income for the rest of my life.' Targeted Audience: Anyone with an interest in understanding retirement planning basics.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Greenhouse Gas Footprint for Colorado State - What is it & what are we doing about it
Presenters:
Carol Dollard
Category:
Green Initiatives and Issues
Date:
2011
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
220-22 LSC
Description:
Facilities Management at Colorado State conducts a comprehensive greenhouse gas inventory each fiscal year. This benchmarking allows us to determine the environmental impacts of the University and to track progress toward greenhouse gas reduction goals. Attend this session and you will learn about the magnitude of the university's greenhouse gas footprint, how your actions at the university impact this footprint and finally what is being done to reduce the impact.
Goals and Target Audience:
Educate the campus community about environmental impacts of University operations and their role in those impacts. Also, what the university is doing at a campus level to reduce those environmental impacts.

2:00 PM

Session Title:
Petitioning for In-state Residency
Presenters:
LeAnne Schnader
Category:
Advising Students
Date:
2011
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
220-22 LSC
Description:
Why is it so hard to petition for in-state residency? Does anyone ever get approved for in-state residency? Answers to these questions and others. We will review the petitioning process, deadlines, documentation and Article 7 of the State of Colorado Constitution along with time to answer your other questions.
Goals and Target Audience:
This session would be particularly helpful to those who work with non-resident students especially those graduate students who are Graduate Assistants.

9:00 AM

Session Title:
CSU Social Media Policy and Best Practices
Presenters:
Kimberly Sorensen,Robert Schur,Donna Aurand,Natalie McCatty,Chris Weller
Category:
Web 2.0 / Social Networking
Date:
2011
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
220-22 LSC
Description:
Introduce CSU’s newly adopted Social Media Policy and discuss best practices within social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. Learn about legal and ethical issues surrounding social media use on behalf of a university entity.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: 1. To educate the campus community about social media use on behalf of the university. 2. To effectively communicate the legal risks associated with social media use. 3. To give a brief introduction to popular social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr and YouTube) and best practices suggestions. Audience: Social media users, administrators of CSU-related social media accounts and faculty members are suggested to attend.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Adult Learning Principles
Presenters:
Debora Colbert,Allen Barclay
Category:
General Teaching Topics
Date:
2011
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
220-22 LSC
Description:
This session will take a look at effective strategies related to adult learning principles for faculty and instructors to use to engage both traditional and non-traditional students in an academic setting.
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty, instructors, and TA's

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Interactive Discussion About Balancing Safety and Convenience in Today’s World
Presenters:
Robert Chaffee,James Graham,Corporal Scott Anthony
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
2011
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
220-22 LSC
Description:
This session will present information and encourage dialogue about current safety and security issues in current society and how to balance these needs against our desire for convenience in daily living.
Goals and Target Audience:
To enhance awareness of current security issues, safety practices, and our responsibilities as citizens. Audience should be staff, faculty, professionals, and others interested in or concerned about these issues.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Financial Readiness for Retirement - REPEAT SESSION
Presenters:
Frederick Weston
Category:
Personal/Professional Enrichment
Date:
2011
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
220-22 LSC
Description:
This seminar, sponsored by the Society of Senior Scholars, is about your readiness for retirement – specifically addressing the question “What can I generate from my assets as monthly income for the rest of my life?” Stated alternately, as planning for retirement is near-completed or a work-in-progress, this seminar will address specifics for computing continuing income from both before and after tax sources. Problems and pitfalls will be discussed. Preparation basics for retirement will be emphasized. This seminar is vendor and product neutral.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: Understand the dimensions of the question 'what can I generate from my assets as monthly income for the rest of my life.' Targeted Audience: Anyone with an interest in understanding retirement planning basics.