5 things you need to know this week

A weekly series designed to highlight events, benefits, perks, and items of interest for University of Miami faculty and staff

Review faculty and staff engagement survey results. 
Now available.
Access organizational-level results from the Powered by You Faculty and Staff Survey on the Powered by You website. All leaders have access to their team-level results via email sent on Monday, Sept. 11, from PoweredbyYou@miami.edu. Leaders will be meeting with their teams to share results and collaboratively discuss top priorities for action planning to ensure continuous improvement. These actions will be evaluated with a pulse survey in 2024 and another full survey in 2025. Learn more about the survey results.

Join the LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Network.
Established in 2013, this employee resource group aims to strengthen the culture of belonging for all faculty and staff members, with particular focus on those vulnerable to marginalization as a result of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Network provides resources and organizes multiple on- and off-campus events year round. Join the group’s listserv to stay up to date with news and upcoming events, including film screenings, sporting events, musical performances, and networking opportunities.

Enter to win an on-field experience with the Marlins.
Saturday, Sept. 23, at 4:10 p.m.
In celebration of Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day, University of Miami employees are invited to cheer on the Miami Marlins as they take on the Milwaukee Brewers at loanDepot park on Saturday, Sept. 23. New this year—University employees have a chance to participate in a unique experience at the game. Follow @lifeattheu on Instagram to get details on how you can obtain this opportunity. Still need tickets to the game? Find the information.

Connect with veterans over a cup of coffee.
Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 9:30 a.m.
Enjoy your morning coffee with colleagues and learn about the programs and services offered to veterans on campus through the Veterans Resource CenterHosted by Veterans Unite Employee Resource Group, Jon Baldessari, director of the Center, will discuss the University’s efforts in providing personal and professional development opportunities to veterans, and how everyone can get involved. Register to attend.

Mentor students at the start of their professional journeys.
Multiple upcoming sessions.
Faculty and staff members have the opportunity to directly support students as they begin their professions through the Career Champions Network. Offered by the Toppel Career Center, champions must complete two collaborative sessions centered on educational framework, technology, and mentorship. ’Canes who wish to join the network must complete the interest form and attend two 60-minute workshops. Explore upcoming workshops or email Carly Smith for more information.

Access HR Insights, a weekly email newsletter from the Office of Human Resources that highlights HR initiatives, resources, and benefits available to staff at the University.