Program for the 2015 PDI

Tuesday, January 13th

3:15 PM

Session Title:
From the Heart with Data
Presenters:
Michael Brake,Amy Robertson,Teresa Metzger
Category:
Outreach
Date:
Tuesday, January 13th 2015
Start Time:
3:15 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
324 LSC
Description:
Retaining students is a priority for most, if not all campuses, and fostering students’ sense of belonging and connection to campus is a critical factor in retention. Meaningful and personal interactions with staff help create that connection and residence halls are a great place to start. In this session, presenters will share their experiences working to enable connections through use of a critical conversation informed by data.
Goals and Target Audience:
Any CSU staff member is invited to come talk about Taking Stock - the questions asked to students, and results and how they are used by various populations on campus. 1. Participants in this session will identify methods to encourage students to make connections to their university. 2. Participants in this session will explain the application of data to interactions designed to impact retention. 3. Participants in this session will describe decisions campuses will make regarding crafting questions to gather valid and meaningful data, and to focus discussions for different roles.

Wednesday, January 14th

11:00 AM

Session Title:
FAQ's about Animal Research
Presenters:
Denise Ostmeyer,Lon Kendall
Category:
Outreach
Date:
Wednesday, January 14th 2015
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
304 LSC
Description:
Did you know that CSU works with over 100,000 animals every year for research and teaching? What kind of animals, where do they live, and what is being done with them? We will address answers to these questions as well as many common questions about animal research in general,such as how is animal research regulated? And - what is a transgenic animal?
Goals and Target Audience:
Anyone who is curious about the animals that we work with at CSU for research and teaching, or interested in learning more about animal research in general.