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Community Track Presentations

New OSU On-Line Calendar: A Preview

OSU is rolling out a new Online Calendar to replace the current one. This interactive session previews the features, functionality and informational capabilities of the new online calendar and explains how to input your events.

Planning a Conference

Hosting a regional or national conference on the Oregon State University campus lets you showcase your research, faculty, college or department—and it's a great source of income for your organization.

Preventing and Addressing Workplace Bullying

Conflicts involving workplace bullying are some of the most challenging to address and manage effectively. Session participants will learn the process of bullying, its far-reaching effects and multiple dimensions, and options for effective intervention, assistance, and support. Session includes an introduction to OSU’s new policy on bullying. 

Steps to Planning an Event at OSU

Do you plan events for your unit, department or college, or do you WISH you did?  Learn about tools available to you to leverage your events to the fullest! Discover special tools available at no charge to enhance participant experience, plus best practices to set you on the road to success.

Turning Conflict into Opportunity

This session by the University Ombuds Office (UOO) offers conflict concepts and theory, active listening skills, techniques to manage anger, and a collaborative model for identifying potential solutions. The session includes a presentation, interactive activities, and opportunities for an open-dialogue, all focused on managing conflict.

Understanding Equal Opportunity Laws, Rules and Regulations

OSU strives for equity and equal opportunity in everything we do. To achieve our aspirations and mitigate the effects of historical and contemporary barriers, the Office of Equity and Inclusion upholds federal and state civil rights laws and regulations and university equal opportunity policies. This session explores relevant regulatory frameworks.

Understanding Unconscious Bias

As a society and as individuals we believe in fairness and equity...but the shortcuts our brains use automatically to process information can cause us to behave in ways that are inconsistent with those commitments. Learn about unconscious biases, how they affect our assessments of people, and how we can begin to reduce their impact in our day-to-day decision-making.