By Breeonne Baxter on April 23, 2018
Every team faces conflict, and as a leader it’s important to know how to guide your team through these trying times. Conflict Theatre might offer some solutions to bring your conflict management skills to the next level. As a participant you can expect to walk away with the following skills:
- Acquisition of new options and strategies for approaching conflict in a different way
- Increased understanding of the hidden systemic and interpersonal structures that drive conflict
- Development of communicative strategies and awareness of possibilities within situations of conflict
- Practice in creating a sense of community and support, and collective a-ha moments
This year’s Conflict Theatre Summer Intensive runs June 15-21, at the Vancouver campus. All UBC employees are eligible and no acting experience is required, but space is limited. Please apply before April 30, 2018, at https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5iiY9MsHJi9qsoB. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
By Breeonne Baxter on July 20, 2015
Are you interested in community service learning? The Community Leadership Program is a professional development opportunity for UBC staff to mentor and lead a group of UBC undergraduate students through a three-day community-service learning project in a school or non-profit organization during the UBC Reading Week break in February, 2015.
You are invited to attend a free info session on the Community Leadership Program, on July 21 (12:00 p.m.)
- Date: July 21, 2015
- Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
- Location: Multipurpose Room 610, TEF III, 6190 Agronomy Road
- Registration: Community Leadership Program Info Session Online Registration
For full information on the program, please visit the CLP website at http://clp.ubc.ca.
By Breeonne Baxter on April 5, 2013
The UBC Board of Governors has reappointed Lisa Castle, Vice-President Human Resources, for a five-year term beginning April, 2013. Ms. Castle has had two previous terms in Human Resources, since September, 2012, as Vice-President, and prior to that as Associate Vice-President beginning April 15, 2002.
The Board noted that, “Ms. Castle brings an energetic, consultative, strategic and values-based approach to her position. Her terms have been marked by a careful building of human resources practices across the university and implementation of Focus on People: Workplace Practices at UBC. Lisa was commended for her passion and support of the University. She is recognized as one of the most influential human resources leaders in Canada in higher education.”
In approving her reappointment, the Board acknowledged that Ms Castle has been an innovative member of the University leadership, and has done much to implement Place and Promise: the UBC Plan, and to enhance the people practices at UBC.