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"Fostering an Effective Team Environment"

A workshop for faculty supervisors of staff

Date/TimeFriday, April 18, 2014  at 9:00 - 11:00AM
Location Lexmark Room, 209 Main Building

Presenters from the University of Kentucky Human Resources Office of Training and Development:

Tommy Leach, Training Specialist

Donna Vanover, Training Development Coordinator


Tommy Leach is a Training Specialist for Human Resources Training & Development. He is the lead facilitator for University New Employee Orientation and the SuperVision training program. He has over twenty years of management and training experience in varied corporate industries. Tommy earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Berea College.


Donna Vanover is the Training Development Coordinator for Human Resources Training & Development. She has over twenty five years of management and training experience in the financial and educational  industry.  Donna earned her degree in Business Administration & Finance from the University of Kentucky.

Fostering an Effective Team Environment – In this workshop, faculty supervisors will obtain an overview of the importance of an environment that fosters trust and productivity by creating effective teams.  Included topics are:


·         Characteristics of effective teams

·         Stages of team development

·         Personality styles and their impacts on team dynamics

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Workshop"Funding Opportunities"
...3rd and final session of the Von Allmen Commercialization Workshop Series
Date/TimeTuesday, April 29, 2014  at 12:00 - 2:00PM
LocationRoom 127 Wethington Health Sciences Building (the Commons)
- lunch provided -
Creating a funding roadmap from the maze of potential funding opportunities.  What grants are available? What do private investors look for, venture capital? What state programs are available? What is crowdfunding? What support is available?
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WorkshopGrant Writing: "Progressing from an Idea to Funding"
Date/TimeWednesday, April 30, 2014  at 9:00 - 3:00PM
LocationBoone Center Columbia Room
Continental breakfast and lunch provided

Kathy Grzech, M.A. - Associate Director, Proposal Development Office

Margot McCullers, Ph.D. - Director, Proposal Development Office

Craig Rush, Ph.D. - Associate Vice President for Research

William Stoops, Ph.D. - Assoc. Prof., Depts of Behavioral Science, & Psychology

This workshop is devoted to general grant-writing issues (e.g., developing an idea; preparing a strategy for proposal generation; identifying appropriate funding sources; contacting individuals at the funding source). There will be ample time allowed for questions.
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