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University of California Administrative Management Professionals Conference

March 02, 2018
The 50th Annual UC AMP Conference

Hosted by UC San Diego

April 22-24, 2018 at the Westin San Diego

On behalf of the UC AMP Conference Steering Committee, we are pleased to extend a personal invitation to all UC Business Officers to attend the 2018 UC AMP Conference.  This year we are celebrating 50 years of collaboration.

The theme for this year’s conference is “50 years of Blue and Gold: Navigating into the Future.”

Advance Sale Discount for Picnic Day Fashion Show

March 02, 2018

The UC Davis Fashion and Design Society (FADS) is offering an advance sale discount for its annual Picnic Day Fashion Show. Called “Impression/Expression” this year, this energetic runway show features garments created and executed by students in the Department of Design’s Signature Collections class.

There are two shows Saturday, April 21, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., in the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) Ballroom.  

Sacramento Republic FC Ticket Discounts

March 02, 2018

Ticket Discount:

UC Davis Health and Sacramento Republic FC are more than partners – we are family. As a founding kit sponsor of Sacramento Republic FC, the professional men's soccer team, UC Davis Health staff and employees can receive exclusive discounts and waived ticket fees for the home-opener match and the next 7 home games through June!

Career Counseling for Staff - Lucky You!

February 27, 2018

Can you benefit from career counseling? You might, and here’s why. At UC Davis, we have a career counselor that is specifically dedicated to STAFF and she understands what they want in their careers and how to help them get there. Career counseling is a one-on-one, confidential service and staff are eligible for two individual appointments per fiscal year without charge. To schedule an appointment, call Staff Development and Professional Services at 530-752-1766.

UC Davis Yarn Club

February 16, 2018

Attention Yarn-Loving Staff!

UC Davis Yarn Club, a community of staff, faculty, and students with an enthusiasm for knitting, crocheting, felting, and other fiber arts, hold weekly Knitting Hangouts on Fridays from 12pm-1pm on the lower level of the Campus Store at the Memorial Union. Anyone who likes to work on projects or is seeking advice is welcome to join! You may join their listserv by emailing Happy Knitting!

Group Mentoring Program Call for Applications Applications due February 26, 2018

February 16, 2018




UC Davis HR Talent Management and Development  

Announces the Group Mentoring Program Call for Applications

Applications due February 26, 2018

Our UC Davis community has consistently expressed interest in mentoring as a professional career development tool, and we are pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2018 UC Davis Group Mentoring Program (GMP).  Applications will be accepted through February 26, 2018.

SDAAC Principles of Community Luncheon

February 02, 2018

Join us for the Annual UC Davis Principles of Community Staff Luncheon on Monday, February 26, 2018, from 11:30am -1:30pm in the Student Community Center, Multipurpose Room. This staff networking lunch is hosted by the Office of Campus Community Relations and the Staff Diversity Administrative Advisory Committee. Come learn about UC Davis constituent groups, enjoy a free lunch, and engage in a Strategic Plan Visioning Session focused on strengthening equity, diversity and inclusion in our campus community for the next ten years.

Breakfast with the Chancellor – January 19, 2018

February 02, 2018

Staff joined Chancellor Gary May and his wife, LeShelle, for breakfast at the Chancellor’s residence on Jan. 19. Also in attendance were Ralph Hexter, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor; Ken Burtis, Faculty Advisor to the Chancellor and Provost; and members of the Staff Assembly Executive Committee, Kate Shasky, Chair, and Ahna Heller, Communications Chair.

Join campus at a "To boldly go" visioning session on Feb. 13

February 02, 2018

Ken Burtis, faculty advisor to the chancellor and provost, and co-chair of the strategic plan steering committee, said: “We’re encouraging all who care about UC Davis to get excited about and get involved in helping the university define what we’ll become over the coming decade.

Submit your ideas and strategies online, or attend the Feb. 13th visioning session from noon to 1 p.m. at the Student Community Center, Multipurpose room.

Staff Assembly Dip-Off 2018: Wrap-Up

February 01, 2018
On Monday, January 29, 2018 Staff Assembly hosted the first annual Dip-Off at the Activities & Recreation Center Ballroom A from 11:30am-1:00pm. 15 Dip-Masters (dip-makers) made dip for over 60 dipsters (dip-tasters) to try! To see the recipes from the Dip-Off, click here.





There were games of Cornhole and Pin the Football on the Field Goal around the ballroom, along with some mingling and dip tasting! 


Ready for you Now - An Abundance of Career Management Resources!

February 01, 2018

As you settle into 2018, take advantage of the abundance of career management resources for UC Davis staff this year. Start with yourself. Start now. Take advantage of the ever-increasing opportunities to learn and to grow your career while working at our vast university. You are one of our more than 30,000 talented employees, and your continuous learning will reap innovation and advance the UC Davis strategic vision of the future.

Gatekeeping Training Study

January 31, 2018

Two separate mental health trainings are being offered on campus as part of a study sponsored by Behavioral Health Center of Excellence, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Student Health and Counseling Services, and the Office of Student Affairs.