2019 Spring Professional Development Workshop

2019 NC CUPA-HR Spring Professional Development Workshop
Monday, April 29, 2019
The Conference Center @ GTCC
Guilford Technical Community College | Colfax, NC

Our state chapter spring workshop is a 1-day, onsite “mini-conference” consisting of practical and relevant HR-centric programming, a social/networking lunch, and opportunities to visit with sponsors and exhibitors. We typically attract more than 100 higher ed HR professionals from across the state to learn together and engage as a community.  Programming will consist of topics relevant to the broad range of higher ed HR professionals and serve each attendee with practical knowledge and skills to our HR teams and institutions address the challenges of today and prepare for the challenges of tomorrow.

Workshop Agenda:

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Welcome Message
Cheryl Bryant-Shanks | Guilford Technical Community College

9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Strategic Communications and Developing a Compelling HR Website
Eric Proctor | Wake Forest University

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break and Sponsor Visitation

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Higher Ed HR Leaders Panel: HR Strategies for 2019 and Beyond
Marie Williams | NC State University
Kathy McKinley | Durham Technical Community College
Lester Arnold | Winston Salem State University
Marc Sears | High Point University
Todd Baney | Gaston College

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Onboarding: Deliberate Strategies for Engaging and Connecting New Employees
Amy Grubbs | NC State University
Beth Buck | NC State University

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Break and Sponsor Visitation

2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Legal Changes Impacting Higher Ed HR in 2019
Beth Jones | Womble Bond Dickinson

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Wrap-Up and NC CUPA-HR Announcements

Download the Agenda here.



Corporate Sponsors and Exhibitors: Interested in sponsoring our 2019 Workshop?