Featured News and Articles
Leadership and Career Enhancement for Staff of Color (July 17, 2018) - I am pleased to announce that we have completed our pilot of the new “Leadership and Career Enhancement Program for Staff of Color” at UC Berkeley! This is an effort by the campus to offer leadership development and career opportunities to staff who have traditionally been underserved in development and in the representation of our leadership.
A Personal Leadership Story: Shirley Salanio (July 17, 2018) - I have often considered myself a reluctant leader. You see, I am an introvert and not usually the first person to speak up in a meeting, nor do I necessarily feel comfortable being the center of attention. Therefore, it was quite a surprise to receive the privilege and honor of being nominated and selected as one of the first participants of the UCB Leadership and Career Enhancement Program for Staff of Color.
A Personal Leadership Story: Kristine Lee (July 17, 2018) - My name is Kristine Lee and I’m an Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions at UC Berkeley. I am also Co-Chair for APASA, Asian Pacific American Systemwide Alliance at UC Berkeley. I was chosen for the pilot cohort for this leadership program. I am humbled to be selected and I learned a lot of lessons throughout the program.
NOW Conference 2018 (July 13, 2018) - July 19, 2018 marks the 6th annual Next Opportunity at Work (NOW) Conference for UC Berkeley staff. This all-day conference is designed to support staff career development through inspiring keynote speakers, concurrent workshops, and career planning resources.
COSA Recipients 2017: Adam & Sereeta (July 5,2018) - Adam A. Hillier Office of Undergraduate Admissions “Receiving the COSA was a true honor. It is one of those events in your life that you call your parents about, even at the age of 40, and want them to be proud of (and secretly want… Read more...
Summer & Fall 2018 Career Workshops (July 5,2018) - The next set of career development workshops is scheduled and open for registration. Topics span career-planning, identifying strengths that underpin both enjoyment and effectiveness at work; and effectively communicating those strengths. The workshop dates (beginning late July) are planned to offer ongoing resources to all staff, whether or not they’re able to attend this year’s NOW conference.
Leader as a Storyteller: Julie Hooper (June 5,2018) - The Wisdom Café sat down with Julie Hooper, UC Berkeley’s Vice Chancellor of University Development and Alumni Relations and President of the UC Berkeley Foundation, to talk about her career path and what it means to be a leader.
Spotlight: Summer Fun (June 5,2018) - All of our UCB staff work so hard that we are taking a moment with this Summer Fun Spotlight to help you take a breather, recalibrate, refresh, renew. Enjoy these posts while you listen to our fun summer playlist and check out some summer happenings in the Bay area!