Gail Hairston

UK Celebrates National Work and Family Month

Published: Sep 29, 2011

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 29, 2011) — All University of Kentucky staff and faculty are invited to take part in the campus’ annual celebration of National Work and Family Month in October.

 

Events include discussions ranging from gossip in the workplace to planning for retirement, from financial education to the results of the most recent campus work-life survey.

 

The series will begin Oct. 3 with the first of 15 special events coordinated by UK Work-Life, including those listed below. The campus community is reminded that space is limited for all events and registration is required for some.  

 

  • The month’s keynote address, A Peek into the Workplace Grapevine: Gossip Networks in Organizations with UK Gatton College of Business Professor Joe Labianca at 12:10-!2:50 p.m. Oct. 4
  • Three UK@Work Town Hall Meetings where attendees can get a full preview of the results of the UK@Work Survey as well as the chance to offer input on the initiatives that will shape work-life at UK in the coming years -- Oct. 14 at W.T. Young Library auditorium, Oct. 18 at Good Samaritan Hospital Room B132, and Oct. 19 at Chandler Hospital in Room H31B. All meetings are scheduled at 12:10-12:50 p.m.
  • A special Retirement Conference, Making the Most of Your Retirement: The New Reality, where attendees can learn what retirement means in today’s changing world, will take place 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 12, in UK Student Center Grand Ballroom.
  • The 4th Annual UK Work-Life Supervisor of the Year Award luncheon, which recognizes leaders who are advancing supportive work-life practices at the university, is slated 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 26, in the Student Center Grand Ballroom.

 

These are just a few of the many great events taking place in October. Due to the limited seating at the events, registrations are required. For a full list of events and registration details, visit http://www.uky.edu/HR/WorkLife/workandfamilymonth2011.html or download the calendar at http://www.uky.edu/HR/WorkLife/documents/nwfm2011calendarweb.pdf.

 

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September
 
1
Employee Educational Assistance Award
Labor Day - Academic Holiday
Mon
2
Employee Educational Assistance Award
Internship Info Session
Student/Faculty/Staff Mixer
Tue
3
Employee Educational Assistance Award
LNFS Presents: The Wolf of Wall Street
Last Day to Add a Class
Last Day to Drop a Course with 80% Refund
UK Volunteer Fair
Wed
4
LNFS Presents: Children of Men
LNFS Presents: How To Train Your Dragon 2
Black and Latino Male Initiative
Advance Your Swagger: A Night with Fonzworth Bentely
Thu
5
Kentucky Volleyball vs. Northern Iowa
Kentucky Volleyball vs. USC
LNFS Presents: Spirited Away
LNFS Presents: Mulan
Fri
6
Free Saturday Swing Dance Lessons
Kentucky Football vs. Ohio
#maxfest (Ukirklex Campus Ministry)
Kentucky Volleyball vs. Creighton
Lets Swing Dance!
Sat
7
Kentucky Women's Soccer vs. Morehead State
Sun
8
Diversity Organization's Council
Kosher/Soul? (Jewish, African American & Appalachian culture Fuse)
Mon
9
Working Moms Connection
Job Club - Job Search Strategies for Fall
Rock Star Professionalism Series
Tue
10
Massage on the Go
College: Do the Right Thing- A conversation with Dr. Smith
The Future of Islam
LNFS Presents: Fight Club
Wed
11
9/11 Vigil
UKNABJ presents: Ferguson, Missouri: A look at media, politics and black youth in the U.S.
LNFS Presents: Mr & Mrs Smith
Duo Damiana, Molly Barth and Dieter Hennings
LNFS Presents: 22 Jump Street
Thu
12
LNFS Presents: Searching For Sugarman
LNFS Presents: Sin City
Fri
13
Free Saturday Swing Dance Lessons
Men's Soccer vs. ETSU
Sat
14
Kentucky Women's Soccer vs. Pepperdine
Sun
15
Kentucky Week Farmer's MarCat and Craft Fair
Majestic U.N.I.T.Y.
Mon
16
Justice Delayed not Justice Denied: A Talk with Dough Jones
PRHBTN Gallery Reception and Concert
Men's Soccer vs. Xavier
Chellgren Seminar Series: Buck Ryan
Tue
17
Internship Info Session
Last Day to Drop a Course Without Appearing on Transcript
Caregiver Support Group
LNFS Presents: The Immigrant
Big Blue Commonwealth
Wed
18
LNFS Presents: Watermark
LNFS Presents: X-Men: Days of Future Past
Ryan Gardner Guest Trumpet Recital
Kentucky Volleyball vs. Lipscomb
Thu
19
LNFS Presents: A Band Called Death
LNFS Presents: Prisoners
The Case for Fossil Fuels-PEIK Seminar
Men's Soccer vs. Furman
Fri
20
Rock Climbing @ Red River Gorge
College of Pharmacy Open House
Kentucky Volleyball vs. Xavier
Sat
21
 
Sun
22
Diana Ferrus: 'Writing poetry has allowed me to live': Cultural Resistance in South Africa
Kentucky Law Schools Forum
Mon
23
Pinterest Party
University of Kentucky Chamber Winds
Employer Showcase
Job Club - 10 Questions to Ask Prior to Starting a Business
Men's Soccer vs. Lousville
Tue
24
Employer Showcase
Last Day to Drop a Course with 50% Refund
UK Elder Care Lunch & Learn
BPH Open House
Documentary Film Screening - Heaven + Earth + Joe Davis
LNFS Presents: Saving Mr. Banks
Wed
25
LNFS Presents: Culture Jam
LNFS Presents: Maleficent
¡Baila!
Thu
26
LNFS Presents: Ponyo
LNFS Presents: The Little Mermaid
Opening Night Bohemiam Festival
White Water Rafting @ Chattooga River
Women's Soccer vs. Mississippi State
Fri
27
White Water Rafting @ Chattooga River
Kentucky Football vs. Vanderbilt
Free Saturday Swing Dance Lessons
Green Apple Day of Service: "Pick It Up"
Swing Dancing!
Sat
28
White Water Rafting @ Chattooga River
UK Chorale
Dirty Dancing Trip
Kentucky Women's Soccer vs. Auburn
Sun
29
 
Mon
30
#TrendingTopics: Immigration Reform
Apollo Duo - Flute and Percussion Guest Recital
Tue
 
 
 
 

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