U2 lists workshops

Below are U2 workshops for Feb. 28 to March 9. Visit our web site for additional workshops in March.

Compassionate Listening: Listen for Understanding
March 8, 9 a.m. to noon, 211 Skalicky Tech Incubator.
This presentation will enhance communication skills using material from the compassionate listening project and non-violent
communication. Participants will enhance their communication skills with practice exercises. Presenter: Linda Hendrikson.

Excel XP: Beginning
March 5,7,9, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of computers; mouse and file saving/retrieving skills.
Introduces Excel basics, edit worksheets, perform calculations, format worksheets, work with multiple worksheets, create and modify charts, set display and print options.

Journal Entries, Journal Imports and Journal Vouchers
March 7, 9 to 10:30 a.m., River Valley Room, Memorial Union.
Learn how and when to use them. Presenters: Kathie Howes and Lisa Heher.

Defensive Driving
March 8, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 17, Swanson Hall.
This workshop is required by state fleet for all UND employees who drive state vehicles on a regular (monthly) basis, received a traffic violation, or had an accident while operating a state vehicle. Employees are encouraged to bring a family member (spouse and/or dependents). This workshop may also reduce your North Dakota insurance premiums and could possibly remove points from your driving record. Presenter: Tim Lee.

Advisement and Registration for New Students: Everything you need to know
Feb. 28, 3 to 4 p.m., Room 16/18, Swanson Hall.
Have you ever wondered what the advisement and registration process is when new freshman and transfer students begin at UND? We will discuss the Getting Started programs and who assists them during and after those programs. This will assist you in helping new students make a smooth transition to our University. Presenter: Student Academic Services.

What’s New in Academic Advising?
Tuesday, March 6, 1 p.m., Memorial Union Lecture Bowl
Wednesday, March 7, 10 a.m., Memorial Union Lecture Bowl
Information covered in each session:
* Athletics/Division I – Betty Ralston, Associate Athletic Director;
* Summer Sessions – Diane Hadden, Director of Summer Sessions;
* Policy Changes – Tom Rand, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences;
* Registrar’s Office Updates – Suzanne Anderson, Registrar;
* Study Abroad/International Students – Ray Lagasse, Director, Office of International Programs.

For more information, call Lisa Burger at Student Academic Services, 777-4706. Sessions provided on behalf of the UND Academic Advising Committee.

Please reserve your seat by registering with U2 by: Phone 777-2128, Email U2@mail.und.nodak.edu, or Online www.conted.und.edu/U2/. Please Include: (1) Workshop title/date, (2) Name, (3) Department, (4) Position, (5) Box #, (6) Phone #, (7) Email, & (8) How you first learned about this workshop? Thank you for registering in advance; it helps us plan for materials and number of seats.
-- Mark Wilkerson, U2 Coordinator, University within the University, markwilkerson@mail.und.nodak.edu, 701-777-4266