Welcome to STAR!

Employees who undertake professional development and training activities report greater satisfaction with their jobs. They say they feel more engaged, more motivated, and empowered to make a positive difference in their workplaces. They discover ways to make their work faster, better, and more interesting, and they acquire new skills that can advance their careers.

To encourage A&S staff members to take advantage of these kinds of opportunities, the Dean’s Office created the STAR Incentive program. Now in its fifth year, the program awards the STAR Incentive, a small pay increase, to all exempt and non-exempt staff who accumulate at least 20 hours of training per year (May 1-April 30).

You can earn STAR credit for a wide range of activities, including conferences, webinars, training sessions on UA policies and systems, and HR's work-related workshops, and you can track your accumulated hours throughout the year through the system's online reporting feature. (See our STAR Eligibility page for details.)

Learn more about STAR by browsing this website and talking to your supervisor.

Harbor Training

July 25 @ 2:00 pm
Ferguson Center, Room 3104

The purpose of Harbor is to create safe places all over campus where victims of sexual assault, domestic/dating violence and stalking can go to receive assistance. Through the training, participants will gain insight and sensitivity to the issues of interpersonal violence. Further, participants will be made aware of the resources available to victims in order

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Safe Zone Ally Training

July 26 @ 1:00 pm
Ferguson Center, Room 3519

The Safe Zone Ally Training Program is a three-hour training session that will allow participants to: develop a working knowledge of appropriate and respectful LGBTQA+ terminology; recognize the impact that a negative campus climate has on individuals who identify as LGBTQA+; and identify areas of personal growth as a member of the UA community. Following the

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Building Trust and Cooperation Across Organizations

August 8 @ 10:30 am
Bureau of Mines 121 (eTech conference room)

Get the most from diverse teams! Learn how to build alliances, build new bridges and deal with conflicting personalities in any work group. 1 STAR hour. Register for this webinar

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The Extraordinary Benefits of Positive Thinking & Self-Talk

August 10 @ 11:00 am
Bureau of Mines 121 (eTech conference room)

Studies have shown that staying positive leads to better health and less stress. This webinar was specifically designed to help you silence your negative inner voice and amplify the positive one, letting you truly shine and succeed like never before. 1 STAR hour. Register for this webinar

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