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Recent Professional Development Workshop

A free 2-hour workshop, Navigating Burnout: Resilience Through Community, Connection and Care, with guest speaker Whitney Hinshaw Sullivan, was offered on February 10, 2022. Unfortunately, the workshop recording failed so we are unable to post it as we had planned.  However, you may access Whitney's presentation slides.  In additon, Whitney provided the link to an article she referenced in the workshop about the twelve stages of burnout: .

Past MSUASC Professional Development Trainings

Free Webinar "The New Normal:  3 Connection Habits to Make You Smarter, Happier, and More Productive" was offered December 10.  You may view the webinar by clicking this link:  The New Normal Webinar

Professional Development Resources

LinkedIn Learning (formerly

Sponsored by Renne Library, LinkedIn Learning offers a suite of training videos from specific software packages, to up-and-coming technology trends, to documentaries following creative professionals in a variety of disciplines.  The training library is searchable by subject, software, or author.  Users may also create accounts to save specific courses as well as track their individual progress.  

How to Use:

  • If this is your first time accessing LinkedIn Learning, once you select the link, you'll be asked to sign in with your NetID and password and you'll be redirected to another page where you'll be asked to connect your LinkedIn account (if you have one).  Connecting is not required to access the content.  
  • Choose 'Continue without LinkedIn' and 'Do not connect my account' on two separate click-thru's to access LinkedIn Learning anonymously.  

To learn more, please visit their webpage at

UHR Professional Development & Training (PD&T)

University Human Resources (UHR) Professional Development & Training offers a wide range of programs and services designed to meet a variety of MSU employee needs.

UHR's Professional Development & Training's strategic purpose is to help build the skills and capacity of MSU employees.  By providing ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, they are increasing MSU employees' effectiveness and their ability to contribute and excel.  Workshops are offered throughout the year on a variety of topics including, but not limited to, management development skills, leadership, communication, and teamwork.  To learn more, please visit their webpage at

Tuition Waivers

MSU employees are eligible for a Faculty/Staff tuition waiver and employee dependents may be eligible for a dependent partial tuition waiver to attend courses at MUS universities.  For more information on this exciting opportunity, please visit


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