Young Professionals Community Group PRESENTED BY: Tina Pappas– Rutgers University Jonathan B. Hardy – University of Georgia
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Feedback from EDUCAUSE 2017 Meeting ● Members wanted the Young Professionals CG to create more opportunities for networking ● This could be formal or informal in nature ● Members wanted the Young Professionals CG to create more opportunities for mentoring ● Emphasis on peer-based and/or micro mentoring
Community Group Work in 2018 ● Highlighted work of younger professionals in over 50 EDUCAUSE activities throughout 2018. ● Webinars, presentations, publications, committee work, et cetera ● Worked with EDUCAUSE to facilitate more networking opportunities ● Multiple “Meet and Mingle” sessions, receptions, and Braindating ● Partnered with other community groups for content ● ITWOMEN and ITSM for “Small Change is Big Change” Webinar ● Partnered to create and pilot a peer-based mentoring program ● Young Professionals Community Group is part of the pilot program
Community Group Work in 2019 ● We plan to continue putting effort into networking and mentoring. ● Are there specific things in these areas you’d like to see? ● Are there groups you would like to see us partner closer with? ● We would like to start a webinar series for career path discussions. ● Are there specific topics you would like to have covered? ● What frequency of webinars would be appropriate for you?
Community Group Work in 2019 ● What other work would you like to see the CG undertake in 2019? ● Are there topics or ideas you’d like to focus discussion on as a CG? ● How can the CG or CG leads better support you as a young professional?
How can I keep the conversation going? ● Young Professionals Community Group listserv ● Twitter: #EDU 18 #Young. Profs #EDUChange. Makers ● Conference Sessions: ○ ○ ○ Young Professionals Constituent Group Session Thursday, 1: 30 p. m. - 2: 15 p. m. MT Meet and Mingle │ Advancing in Your Career Thursday, 3: 30 p. m. - 4: 15 p. m. MT Meet and Mingle │ Young Professionals Thursday 5: 05 p. m. - 5: 50 p. m. MT
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