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Disability Survey

Don't miss this informative story in the PawPrint; then watch your email for a disabilities self-identification survey - your response is important!
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Join the Employee Assembly

Be a voice for the interests of staff at Cornell! Seventeen seats are open this spring: applications available March 19, and must be submitted by noon on March 26. Voting is April 10-12. Learn more here
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Giving Day March 20

You can help support Cornell programs working towards the mission that means most to you, like animal health, arts, scholarships, diversity and inclusion, environment, and more!  Learn more here.
Involvement opportunities across campus and community


Sexual Harassment at Work: Policy, Practice and LawMonday, March 19, 2:30-4:00 pm, Alice Statler Auditorium. ILR presents a panel of distinguished speakers including special guests Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Cornell President Martha E. Pollack.


Here are just a few of the upcoming workshops presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County - full schedule & details here



Sustainability Life Recipe #10: Even with unusually low natural gas, oil and propane prices, you can still cut your bills by switching to a renewable heating source, and reduce your carbon emissions and contribute to a stronger local economy. 

Cornell University Partners in Sustainability Award (CUPSA)
Do you know a student, staff or faculty, team or group, who make sustainability a part of our culture, operations, and community? Nominate yourself or someone you know today! It only takes a few minutes. Click here for more information; deadline for nominations is March 19th.

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Resources to help you manage stress, parenting, caring for elders, and navigating the balance of work and life. More info

See all HR Work/Life Events
Family Helper List

Cornell Wellness

Provides staff, faculty, retirees, and their spouses/partners with support for fitness, nutrition, and wellbeing. Visit website

Mid-Day Meditation: Tuesday, March 13, 12:30-12:45 pm. Take a short mental break to relieve stress and feel more focused!

Indoor Reverse Triathlon: Friday, March 23, Helen Newman Hall. Try a Tri! 20 minute run (treadmills), 15 minute bikes (spin bikes), 10 minute swim (pool). Post race party, awards, and prizes too! 

Sign up for Wellness Newsletter

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Free Online Learning

Cornell offers a variety of free online learning opportunities that include training videos, courses, books, and certifications through and Skillsoft.

Check out this week’s featured topics:

IT Training

Receive IT training announcements by sending an email with the subject "join."  See the complete list of technical training resources

Adobe Illustrator CC Level 1
Mar. 22; $225
Web Accessibility for Content Contributors Mar. 22; No Fee
Getting Started with InDesign Apr. 26; $99
Getting Started with Photoshop Apr. 26; $99
Learn Access basics May 4; $105

Professional Development


Browse "Job Skills and Professional Development" courses on CULearn.
Be informed about upcoming professional development courses by sending an email with the subject "join."
Learn more about Professional Development at Cornell.

Cornell Careers

Learn more about our workforce mission, vision, core values and priorities.


Career/Life Tip:

Boost your career skills! Did you know you can take eCornell courses for just $100 (which may be covered by your department!)?  They can cost over $1,000 externally! eCornell courses are written by Cornell faculty, and generally take just 5-7 hours over the course of two weeks. Take courses individually, or earn a certificate in areas including Business Management, Human Resources, Project Leadership and System Design, and more.  Learn more about eCornell

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