End of semester workshops
11/19/2015 -

Sharing holiday food traditions
From Halloween to New Year’s traditions, food is a popular way to show people how much we love and appreciate them. Share the love and your dish by joining Cornell Wellness for a Healthy Aging (all ages welcome) dish-to-pass, Nov. 23, noon-1 p.m., Helen Newman Hall, classroom. When you register, include the recipe of the dish...

TechTalk on system center
11/19/2015 -

Want to gain the knowledge and skills to administer a System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager site? In this 3-day hands-on class, learn how to query and report data, manage software deployments by using packages and programs, create and deploy applications, manage application deployment, deploy and manage software updates.  Register now for the Microsoft System Center...

Tech Talk
11/05/2015 -

Want to gain skills in Excel?  Whether you want to learn the basics; manage data; work with charts, pivot tables or graphs; or create dashboards – there are basic, intermediate and advanced classes available. Register now for either of the four-hour classes on Excel 2013 scheduled for Dec. 2 or 3.

To receive training announcements, send an email with the subject: “join...

10/22/2015 -

Want to learn how to use Illustrator to create illustrations, logos, advertisements or other graphic documents? The Adobe Illustrator CS6 Level 1 course shows how to create a logo using simple shapes, enhance logos, create logos using custom paths, create a logo with type special effects, create an...

Wellbeing and career/life opportunities, 10/24 update
10/22/2015 -

Fruit Bingo winners announced

“Kudos to the 60 staff members who played Fruit Bingo for one week in September,” said Beth McKinney, director of the Cornell Wellness Program.

“You ate more fruit, got creative, and even discussed fruit and vegetables with your coworkers,” she said. “We selected three winners from the entries who each received a delicious...

Wellbeing and career/life opportunities
10/08/2015 -

Staying Active in Cold Weather – Oct. 26, noon-1 p.m., Weill Hall Room 224. Do you love exercising outdoors? Are you dreading the winter cold or being stuck inside? From the pros at Cornell Outdoor Education (COE), learn about ways to gear up and stay active outside when the temperature drops. Marc Magnus-Sharpe, director of COE, will cover the strategies and...

10/08/2015 -

Ever wonder which collaboration tool to utilize? A hands-on session Nov. 5 at 120 Maple Ave. will focus on when to use Skype for Business (Lync) versus WebEx, so you can use the most effective collaboration tool for the task at hand. Both tools are free for active faculty and staff, and Skype for Business (Lync) is free and available to students as well. Register now for a...

Two bowling opportunities and two reminders
09/24/2015 -

Bowling opportunites:

  • Get the Ball Rolling, open to all staff, faculty and retirees, will be held Oct. 13 at noon, Helen Newman Bowling Center. $5 per person covers pizza and bowling.
  • Employee Bowling Blast Tournament, Oct. 17, shifts at noon and 2 p.m., Helen Newman...
Tech training spotlight, Sept. 29
09/24/2015 -

Want to learn how to use the key components of the Microsoft Office OneNote 2013 application on a desktop, laptop, or Microsoft Windows 8 tablet device, when working in or away from the primary office or study environment?  Register now for the one-day OneNote 2013 class scheduled for Sept. 29. 

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Food and falls
09/10/2015 -

Preventing falls

“Fall is just around the corner, but falls shouldn’t be just around the corner for older adults,” said Jennifer Bennett of the Cornell University Wellness Program. While falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injury for people 65 years of age and older, they are not an inevitable part of aging, she said.

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