Staff as Students program returns
A. Carkeek, Associate Vice President/
Director Human Resources
the return of the Department of Human Resources Staff as Students
Program, an event will be held in the SUB Santa Ana Room Wednesday,
Dec. 3. from noon to 2 p.m.
been about a year since the program, a one-stop shop
for staff interested in furthering their education, was offered
and many staff have anxiously awaited its return.
you are taking a course for professional development or to earn
credit toward a degree, this is an opportunity to take advantage
of your benefits as UNM staff.
the event unique is that representatives from many different
departments are on-hand to answer questions regarding education.
Scheduled to participate is the Registrars office, Undergraduate
Admissions, Continuing Education, Weekend & Evening Programs,
Staff Services, Bursars Office and Office of Graduate
advisors from the College of Arts and Sciences, University Studies,
College of Education, Anderson Schools of Management, College
of Engineering and others, will be available to answer questions
about choosing a major, course requirements or prerequisites,
or any other concerns.
Staff as Students is not just for first time students. Returning
students can benefit as well. If you are currently enrolled
at UNM, you can register for classes during this event. This
affords an opportunity to have first choice of next semesters
offerings. Information on correspondence courses and CLEP testing
will be available. Attendees can also get help with UNMs
tuition remission program and speak with financial aid advisors.
in pursuing an academic degree? Continuing Education representatives
will be available to talk about certificate programs, computer
classes and personal enrichment courses. TVI will also be present
to assist staff who might be interested in vocational or trade
programs and adult education.
in need of career advisement, Helen Trujillo, our new staff
career development specialist in the Staff Services Offices
at the HR Service Center, will assist. Helen is a graduate of
Eastern New Mexico University. She joined our staff this past
September. Previously she worked for the New Mexico Department
of Human Services as well as Career Works.
that many of you take advantage of the numerous opportunities
available to you at the Staff as Students event.