Opening Week! Tuesday-9/27

Welcome to the last day of Opening Week!

Tuesday 9/27- Event Schedule

  • Check out the  dailysched927.docx or Opening Week 2022 – Centering Students & Creating Community (sharepoint.com) for information on trainings and meetings available today.
  • 11:00 am-1:30 pm: Thai-U-Up food truck in the courtyard. Check-in at a table in the courtyard for a meal ticket sponsored by the foundation. The first 150 meals are free!
  • The opening week planning committee encourages your feedback on these events. 
  • Review campus feedback from the President’s Welcome session on:
    • How should leaders build trust collaboratively?
    • What organizational structures would aid in building trust at the College?
    • How can the College create new opportunities for relationship building?
    • What professional development and training could the College provide to support the work ahead
    • How can the College improve internal communication and transparency?
    • What is missing?
    • Go to the Library, room 4237 (large open area in the front), to review printouts of the feedback. “Like” items by adding a colored dot or by highlighting them; add more ideas by writing on sticky notes (see the attached photos below).
white board with sticky notes
sticky notes and colored dots on a table
white board with sticky notes
white board - feedback on presidents welcome

More Opening Day Activities for Employees!

✅ Sword play- courtyard

✅ Lunch

✅ Employee Training and Professional Development

🥳 We can’t wait for students to return next week!

Opening week activity pictures
Opening week activity pictures
Opening week activity pictures
Opening week activity pictures
Opening week activity pictures

Opening Week- Coffee with the President!

Take a look at Opening Week, Coffee with President Jack Kahn!

Coffee with the President photo
Coffee with the President photo

Coffee with the President photo
Coffee with the President photo

Opening Week- Day Two!

It is wonderful to welcome people to campus for the second day of Opening Week (9/23).

You are invited to Coffee with the President at 9:00 am in the Library. You will also be able to make a name tag at this session and pick up daily schedules.

Today’s overview of events:

  • 10:00 am-12:00 pm: Concurrent sessions along the pillars of DEI, Students and Enrollment, and Community
  • 12:00pm: Bring your lunch to the courtyard for lawn games, activities, and prizes with colleagues. 
  • 1-4 pm Afternoon Concurrent sessions.

View these and the other opening week sessions on the site: Opening Week 2022 – Centering Students & Creating Community (sharepoint.com)

Do you have feedback on Opening week activities? Please share it here: https://forms.office.com/r/KwpXZHfKeL

Required Opening Week Activities: Thurs 9/22 from 9am – 11:30am

Good Afternoon Colleagues,

With 2022 Opening Week activities beginning next week, please ensure your in-person attendance at the Thursday, September 22, 2022 morning activities as follows:

TimeActivityLocation
9am – 9:50amPresident’s WelcomePUB Main Dining Room
10am – 10:30amAwards & RecognitionsPUB Main Dining Room
10:45am – 11:30amCollege Community PanelPUB Main Dining Room

NOTE: Lunch will occur between 11:30am – 1pm (optional attendance) with food trucks sponsored by the College’s Foundation Office. Supervisors should coordinate office coverage to ensure all employees who wish to attend can do so.

To support employee ability to physically attend the required events listed above, please ensure you have updated your phone, email, and physical office space to reflect the campus closure of services between 9am – 11:30am on Thursday, September 22, 2022. For all public-facing units, please also identify options for those who may seek service during the closure, such as posting the unit email account for contact on the main entrance, etc.

With regards to those impacted by Opening Week activities across Rosh Hashanah, please review College Procedure 4729 – Employee Holidays for Reasons of Faith or Conscience for directions on reporting leave if needed.

Lastly, please contact HR at hr@shoreline.edu no later than September 20, 2022, should you require a medical accommodation to participate in opening week activities.

See you next week!

Veronica Zura
Executive Director of Human Resources

Shoreline Community College
www.shoreline.edu  |  206.546.7858

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