Programs and Presentations

Title: Making the Most of Linkedin
Date: Tuesday, August 10
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Zoom registration through UCTD
Presenter: Erika Kryst, M. Ed., ABD, Senior Associate Director of Career Experiences and Education, Fleishman Center


Through this workshop, you will learn how to create a LinkedIn profile that articulates your personal brand, skills and experience to share with your network. You will also learn about different features of lInkedIn that you can use to expand your network and deepen your connections within the university, as well as in your profession. Resources will also be shared to improve your profile and expand your use of the platform beyond this session. This workshop is suited for faculty, staff, and graduate students. 

Problem Solving Techniques

The NYS & CSEA Partnership for Education and Training (Partnership) is pleased to announce a new online learning certificate program for CSEA-represented New York State employees.

The Problem Solving Techniques Certificate Program provides a self-directed way for employees to acquire a better understanding of how to identify a problem, evaluate the options, and apply the best solution. Employees can apply for this program between May 19, 2021 and November 29, 2021. In order to earn a certificate, participants must successfully complete all required courses by November 30, 2021. 

Please distribute the attached promotional flyer to your managers, supervisors, and CSEA-represented employees. Additionally, consider announcing this training opportunity on your agency intranet, with a link to the Partnership’s website at

Space in this statewide program is limited. Please encourage employees to apply as soon as possible. For further information, please contact the Partnership at (518) 486-7814 or email

Ongoing Throughout Summer

Title: Weekly breathing techniques and guided meditation practice
Date: Wednesday, May 26th - August 18  
Time: 12:00 until 12:45 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Presenter: Dr. Puja Goyal, Assistant Professor of Chemistry


Please join us for this refreshing 45 minutes to engage in ancient breathing techniques and a guided meditation to decompress from your busy week. Too often we neglect our most powerful tool, the breath which powers all of our systems and calms our reactions to external stimuli. A guided meditation is led by Dr. Goyal who is a certified SKY facilitator and the faculty mentor of the SKY student club at BU, and has taught and participated in many trainings on this topic. No experience is necessary as this is an all inclusive practice. To join us visit the UCTD website at  and click on the "register for workshops" link. 

Upcoming Workshops