UF Strengths Week 2012
UF promotes opportunities for student engagement, leadership, and discovery resulting in citizens who excel in a global and complex society. We believe that by helping students discover their individual strengths, we can work together to create a fulfilling undergraduate experience. StrengthsQuest gives members of the UF community the opportunity to discover their strengths and put them into action.
Strengths Week is October 8-12. Questions? Please email us at email@example.com
Monday, October 8
Strengths Tabling - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Reitz Union Colonnade
Trained Strengths Coaches will be at the Reitz Union Colonnade to offer free strengths coaching sessions, to provide information about the strengths philosophy, and to give out some strengths freebies. Make sure to bring your StrengthsQuest or StrengthsFinder results to learn how to develop your unique talents into signature strengths. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Developing Your Talent for Research and Faculty Position – 5 – 6:30 p.m., Graham Gallery
Utilizing the Strengths Philosophy and Instrument, this session will explore how strengths and natural talents can help you accelerate your research agenda and launch a successful faculty career. The session will discuss the strengths of group members and you will leave with the beginning of a tangible action plan. From developing an effective syllabus and an engaging class session to determining how to determine the best way to approach research topics – this session is for you! Contact Dustin Rollins at DustinR@housing.ufl.edu for more information or to sign-up.
Tuesday, October 9
Uncover Your Talents, Utilize Your Strengths - 12:50 – 1:40 p.m., Peabody 411
Many times we tend to focus on our weaknesses, but why not take some time to examine what we're good at? Learn how to enhance your strengths and utilize them as a leader and individual. Signup at http://www.dso.ufl.edu/nsfp/workshops/.
Wednesday, October 10
Healthy Decision Making: Be Well. Do Well. GatorWell. - 1-2 p.m., GatorWell Conference Room
“Good Health” has been listed as a common response to what “the best possible future” would look like for most people, according to Gallup. In knowing that, this workshop is designed to explore some of the elements of Wellbeing, specifically Physical & Social Wellbeing, that are essential to most people and how the decisions that you are making every day, about your personal health, can have an impact on those elements. When you are able to strengthen your wellbeing in these areas, you are more likely to get the most out of your days, and ultimately your life. Email: Samantha Evans to register (please put “Strengths Wellbeing Workshop” in the subject line).
Thursday, October 11
Strengths 101 - 10:40 - noon, McCarty B Room 1108, Open to students/faculty/staff
How often do you have a chance to reflect on the things that make you great? Attend this session to learn more about the Gallup Organization’s StrengthsQuest assessment and your Top 5 talents. Participants will learn ways to apply their talents in the workplace, schoolwork and personal relationships. Registration is required for the session. Prior to the session, please contact Leslie Pendleton at email@example.com to register and for an access code to take the assessment if you have not already.
Strengths-based resume writing and interviewing - 4 - 5 p.m., CRC Classroom
In this hands-on session you will learn to apply your top 5 Strengths themes to your resume and interviews. We’ll practice and leave you with tangible take-always. Don’t forget a copy of your resume. Signup on the Career Resource Center’s Gator CareerLink, click on "events" & select "workshops."