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Staff Development Online Application

Deadline to turn in application: Friday, September 25, 2020
For travel completed by Friday, May 28, 2021
Non-travel related expenditures paid by procard: Monday, June 14, 2021

Funds are not available to pay tuition for course academic credit, books for an academic credit course, trips that are a component of an academic degree program, etc. One $2500 award per staff member. If any monies are leftover, it is possible that additional partial or full awards might be given. ***Applications will be accepted after the deadline depending on available funds. Please spell out complete conference, seminar or training title including acronyms. Also, please include a link to the conference website as well as attach a hard copy of the conference information, i.e., registration, dates, etc. If this information is not available at the time of applying for the conference, include a link and/or hard copy to the conference information from the previous year.

Note:  A staff member is now permitted to apply for staff development funds during the Provisional Period (first six months of employment in the College of Business).

Staff are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the
Professional Development Funds 

In light of the Pandemic, the Staff Development Committee recommends COB Staff participate in local and virtual/online classes, workshops, training, as well as seminars or other offerings provided by COB Executive Education.  Travel to conferences is conditional dependent on university travel policy for out of area conference.

Development funds should be used for opportunities to learn and grow your skill sets.  Classes/workshops that address physical and emotional stress due to COVID-19 issues are encouraged. Your well-being is important to the College of Business.


Copy of application will be emailed to you and to your supervisor when you click SUBMIT. 


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