Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women

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Main Campus
Tucker Hall 0168 2120 Campus Road Toledo, OH 43606-3390

Mail Stop: 502

Phone:  419.530.8570

Fax:  419.530.8575

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Personal & Professional Development Classes

All classes are free to UT students. Scholarships are available on a limited basis. Call 419.530.8570 for more information or to register. Pre-registration is required because space is limited. Full payment is expected on or before the first day of class. Check in for all classes at Tucker Hall, Room 0168.

Women’s Success Series (attend morning or evening sessions)
Mondays, April 4 – May 9 • 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.   or   5:30 – 8 p.m.
Join us for the newly revised addition of our professional development series!

Six-weekly workshops exploring different topics while setting goals, practicing and broadening skills, and identifying tools women can use to meet new levels of success.
Women only. Fee: None.

Topics Include:
LinkedIn and Social Media Presence
Business Etiquette Basics
Strategies for Time Management
Managing Life Transitions and Life Balance
Dress for Success: Personal Style for the Workplace
Financial Planning
Conflict Management and Coping Skills
Public Speaking and Networking

This six week session will end in a completion ceremony and small networking event. Participants who complete the series (missing no more than 1 session) are eligible to participate in our half day professional branding workshop.

Professional Branding Workshop
Monday, May 16 • 2 - 6 p.m
This half day workshop is available to women who have completed the Women’s Success Series (missing no more than 1 session). Those who are eligible will be notified upon completion of the series. Women only. Fee: None.

Workshop attendees will participate in a half day workshop focused on building and sharpening their professional brand through hands-on activities, including cover letter writing and resume review. UT staff will be able to answer questions regarding job search techniques and interview tips. After the completion of this workshop, attendees will feel empowered and ready to take on their next professional adventure!

Self-Defense For Women 
Wednesdays, Jan. 27 - Feb. 17 • 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Four weekly sessions. Retired UT Police Officer Jill Goldberg facilitates this hands-on self-defense class specifically designed for women. Attendees will learn to become more aware of their surroundings and techniques of defending themselves against an attacker. Jill is a certified R.A.D. instructor and utilizes this internationally recognized system which includes specialized simulation techniques. Wear comfortable athletic clothing and shoes. Attendees will be required to sign an informed risk waiver as the class begins. Women only. 
Fee: None

Safety Empowerment
Wednesdays, Mar. 16 - Apr. 6 • 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Four weekly sessions. Participants will learn how to help themselves and help others in times of an emergency. Each week a new topic will be addressed. Topics include:
-First Aide
-Family Disaster Preparedness
-ALICE Training

If you are looking to empower yourself in times of crisis rather than panic, this class is for you! Commitment to this four week program is required. A fee of $20.00 will be collected at enrollment and returned on the last class to those clients who have completed all four classes. Participants will also receive all certificates for each session.

Last Updated: 6/9/16