Register now for Faculty and Staff Development Program courses

Registration is now open for more than 60 Faculty and Staff Development Program courses, along with five certificate programs, being offered this semester.

New this year are two Healthy U offerings — Making Informed Food Choices: Beyond Nutrition (Oct. 24) and Move and Stretch Nov. 14, both at 342 Craig Hall.

There are four courses being offered specifically as part of the Year of Creativity:

  • Blackouts and Cutups — Exploring two forms of found poetry, Oct. 22, Center for Creativity

  • Pitt’s University Art Gallery: Get Acquinted — Behind-the-scenes look at two current exhibits with gallery director Sylvia Rhor, Nov. 6, Frick Fine Arts Building

  • Bound and Unbound: A New Leaf — Learn some simple stitch binding techniques, Nov. 21, Center for Creativity

  • 3D Printing at Pitt’s Open Lab: Making Holiday Trinkets — Learn the basics of 3D printing while creating a trinket, Dec. 11, Open Lab, G7 Hillman Library

Other new classes include:

  • Customer Service for Success, part of Workplace Knowledge & Skills

  • Strategies and Resources for International Travel, part of the Global Competence Certificate program

  • Two Research Administration classes: Introduction to Subaward Administration and Introduction to PERIS Award Module.

An online brochure with all the classes can be found here. Register at