Listening to Understand

Do you find yourself preparing your own response even while your boss or colleague is still speaking? If so, you're not listening actively.

In this course, you will discover the common reasons we fail to listen well and then learn and practice the most effective techniques for active listening to improve your communication success. 

One-on-One Consultations with Fidelity Retirement Plan Representative

Meet on your campus with a financial consultant from Fidelity by appointment. Receive free, personalized advice, guidance and support to help make informed decisions regarding the following: 

  • Adequate investing to retire at desired age
  • Appropriate investing based on risk tolerance 
  • Converting investments into steady income after retirement
  • Meeting financial goals in retirement

 Schedule an appointment online or call 800-642-7131


2017 Eugene Shoemaker Memorial Lecture with Sean Gulick

Each year, the BEYOND Center presents a special award to a leading scientist to honor the life and work of Eugene Shoemaker who, together with his wife Carolyn Shoemaker, pioneered research in the field of asteroid and comet impacts. This year we are excited to have  Sean Gulick deliver the 2017 Eugene Shoemaker Memorial Lecture, "Life and Death by Impact: Drilling for Clues.”

Intro to 2-D Design: Adobe Photoshop

"Intro to 2-D Design" gives you the basics of 2-D design and photo editing using the design software Adobe Photoshop.

Participants do not need previous experience in 2-D design or photo editing in order to attend. We will teach you everything you need to know to get started. Please provide your Arizona State University affiliated email when registering.


Meet people. Make stuff. Learn something.

Lunch and Learn Series: "Reinventing Re-Entry: Ex-Felons Returning to Civilian Life"

Speaker: Sue Ellen Allen

Part of Staff Council's mission is to promote and provide organizational and professional development opportunities to staff. Our Lunch and Learn series offers a wide variety of topics and speakers to appeal to a broad range of employees at ASU.

The series is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from noon to 1p.m. in CPCOM 120 on the Tempe campus with webcast. Bring your lunch; dessert will be provided. All sessions are webcast with Adobe Connect and recorded for future viewing.

Series sponsored by: MidFirst Bank

Adviser Lunch Series: 'Hybrid, Intensive, Online Language Courses — What’s the Difference?'

In this session, you will learn the differences in delivery and format of iCourse/oCourse, in-person/hybrid, traditional on-ground, and intensive foreign language courses.

Knowing the difference will help you to advise your students as to which type of language course format will align with your students’ goals and expectations.

Study Abroad 101

Explore your study abroad options! Attending a Study Abroad 101 workshop is your first step to seeing the world through an Arizona State University study abroad program.

This information session, led by a Study Abroad student recruiter, covers all the basic information on program types, eligibility, housing, finances, searching for and choosing a program and the application process.