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Upcoming Events

For planning purposes, please register at the links provided on the session titles below for those sessions that may be of interest to you. All sessions are free and open to the public.

Purdue is committed to making all programs accessible to participants with disabilities. If you need assistance with registering, or require an accommodation or special assistance due to a disability, please contact us before the program begins at (765) 494-7253 or via e-mail at equity@purdue.edu.

The Welcome Center has visitor information available to those who are planning a trip to campus including map & directions, campus maps, and visitor parking.

OCTOBER EVENTS

The Office of Institutional Equity at Purdue University is pleased to offer the following opportunities in recognition and celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. This year’s theme is “Expect. Employ. Empower.” To register for a session(s), click on the links provided on the event titles below.

The Americans with Disabilities Act and the ADA Amendments Act Briefing
Supervisor Session – Schedule #15606

Friday, October 10, 2014
10:15-11:45 a.m.
ABE, Room 205

This session is designed to provide supervisors with a better understanding of the ADA and the ADA Amendments Act, their responsibilities at Purdue, a greater understanding of how to recognize requests for reasonable accommodations, and campus resources that can assist with reasonable accommodation requests.

Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities
Co-Presented with Human Resources-Talent Acquisition

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
10:00-11:00 am
RAWLS, Room 1011

During this workshop, supervisors will learn benefits, tips, tools, and resources to recruiting, hiring, and retaining veterans and individuals with disabilities.

The Americans with Disabilities Act and the ADA Amendments Act Briefing
General Session – Schedule #15607

Monday, October 20, 2014
3:15-4:45 p.m.
ARMS, Room 1021

This session is designed to provide participants with a better understanding of the ADA and the ADA Amendments Act, employee’s responsibilities at Purdue, a greater understanding of how to interact with employees with disabilities, and campus resources that can assist with reasonable accommodation requests.

ADA Audio Conference

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
2:00-3:30 p.m.
Young Hall, Room B64

This session is the first of the 2014-15 ADA Audio Conference Series presented by the Great Lakes ADA and Accessible IT Center. The program is designed to offer individuals advanced information on various ADA-related issues.

Cover Letter and Resume Writing Workshop for Purdue Jobs
Co-Presented with Center for Career Opportunities and Human Resources-Talent Acquisition

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
2:00-3:00 pm
Pierce Hall, Room 277

Cover letter and resume-writing tips, guidance, and resources will be provided during this session to assist veterans and individuals with disabilities to increase potential employment at Purdue and promotional opportunities for current Purdue employees.

Interview Workshop
Co-Presented with Center for Career Opportunities and Human Resources-Talent Acquisition

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
3:15-4:00 pm
Pierce Hall, Room 277

This session will review the do's and don’ts of the interview process providing best practices along the way. Participants will walk away with tips for success.

Disclose or Not to Disclose Disability During the Employment Process
Co-Presented with Center for Career Opportunities

Thursday, October 23, 2014
2:30-3:30 pm
Lawson, Room B151

This presentation and discussion will share the “what” and “when” of disclosing disability-related information to a potential or new employer, as well as job seeker and employee rights and responsibilities under the law. Learn why employers must ask applicants and employees to voluntary self-id their disability status and how this differs from other forms of disclosure.

One Purdue Alumnus’ Perspective on the Employment Process

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
2:30-4:00 pm
HAMP, Room 2117

Brian Petraits, Senior Manager of Industries at Bosma Enterprises, will share his employment experiences as an individual with a disability. His story includes personal experiences as an applicant, employee, and supervisor. Job seekers, employees, and supervisors alike will gain valuable insight into a topic area that is usually not discussed.

November Events

Search Committee Workshop on Faculty Hiring
ADVANCE-Purdue Center for Faculty Success and the Office of Institutional Equity are offering an interactive workshop on faculty hiring search and screen procedures. The goal of this workshop is to increase faculty search committee members’ knowledge about current search and hire best practices and procedures leading to the employment of an excellent and diverse faculty. Continental breakfast provided. For questions, please contact De Bush at djbush@purdue.edu or 494-9538.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Session FULL
8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

PMU, West Faculty Lounge

Thursday, November 13, 2014
8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
PMU, West Faculty Lounge