The Caltech community is participating in a drive in support of the Foothill Unity Center to provide back-to-school supplies for children of qualified families (low income & homeless). Drop-off boxes are in Human Resources & Keith Spalding lobbies.
Donations will be accepted from June 16th through July 15th. Suggested items are: New backpacks, 24ct crayons, single spiral notebooks, glue sticks, mechanical pencils, pencil sharpeners, 3-ring binders, filler paper (college & wide-ruled), calculators (regular & scientific), 12' rulers, and blue and black ball-point pens. Please deposit your items in the drop-off boxes Mon-Fri from 7:30am - 5:00pm. If you have questions or need more item suggestions, contact Diane Williams at 626-395-8055 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, March 13, 2014
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
The New Realities of Life Transitions & Well-Being
A Special Presentation by Joe Coughlin, Director of MIT's AgeLab
Your Retirement Paradigm is About to Shift
As part of the Science of Benefits series, Joe Coughlin, Director of MIT's AgeLab, is coming to Caltech for a special speaker event: The New Realities of Life Transitions & Well-Being.
Named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the "12 pioneers inventing the future of retirement," Coughlin will share his insights about the future and aging. He'll explain how evolving social norms are changing the way we engage with our finances — and what to do about it to ensure optimal well-being across our lifespan.
Come hear this distinguished and engaging speaker, and learn how we will all live, work and play tomorrow.
No RSVP is needed. For details, visit www.tiaa-cref.org/caltech.
The Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Monday, March 3 and Tuesday, March 4 from 12:00pm to 6:00 p.m. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be parked by Winnett Quad.
Benefits of Donating:
Please go to redcrossblood.org or call1-800-RED CROSS for more information.
Red Cross Blood Drive – March 3rd and 4th
The Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Monday, March 3 from 12:00p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Tuesday, March 4 from noon to 6:00pm. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be parked by Winnett Quad.
Benefits of Donating:
Please go to redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS for more information.
Tools for Talking When Stakes are High
If you feel stuck—in a relationship, in your career, at home, wherever—chances are a crucial conversation is keeping you there. This training based on the New York Times bestseller introduces you to the skills you need to handle crucial conversations—conversations that occur when the stakes are high, emotions run strong, and opinions vary.
With Crucial Conversations skills, you'll be able to…
· Prepare for high-stakes situations with a proven technique
· Transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue
· Make it safe to talk about almost anything
· Be persuasive, not abrasive
· Improve nearly every professional and personal relationships
March 20, 2014 and March 27, 2014
To register for the class and get more information about course content, fees, and cancellation policy, please visit our online course catalog at http://www.hr.caltech.edu/services/professional_development or call x3204