Receive Tuition Remission for Summer Scholars Program

The University of Miami’s next three-week Summer Scholars Program, which starts July 7, gives high school sophomores and juniors the opportunity to experience college life and earn six college credits in a variety of academic areas. Students who apply by the priority deadline of Thursday, March 1, can receive $25 off the application fee with the special waiver code SSPMAR1. Employees may be eligible to apply tuition remission benefits for their dependents. Visit the Summer Scholars Program for more information.


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Managing Crucial Conversations

This seminar, which incorporates elements from the book, Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, is designed to help participants understand the elements of all crucial conversations and identify the skills necessary for managing them successfully. Attend to enhance your knowledge and capacity for mastery of high-stakes conversations. This seminar will be facilitated by a University of Miami Faculty and Staff Assistance Program consultant.

Rosenstiel campus: Tuesday, March 6, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

Miller School campus: Wednesday, March 7, 12-1 p.m., Don Soffer Clinical Research Center, room 620

Coral Gables campus: Thursday, March 8, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, room 200BC

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.




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Receive Tuition Remission for Intensive Spanish Program

¿Hablas español? Are you looking to communicate more effectively in Spanish? The University of Miami Intensive Spanish program is designed for those who want to achieve maximum Spanish-language proficiency in a short period of time. Sessions are held on three consecutive weekends, with full-day interactive classes on both Saturday and Sunday. The next classes start on Saturday, April 7. Eligible UM employees can use the tuition remission benefit for this program. For more information call 305-284-4000 to speak with an advisor or visit continue.miami.edu/Spanish.


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UMPD Offering Free S.A.F.E. Class for Women

The University of Miami Police Department is offering the National Self-Defense Institute’s two-hour S.A.F.E. class to members of the University of Miami community free of charge on four Wednesday evenings, beginning Wednesday, January 31.

An acronym for Self-Defense Awareness and Familiarization Exchange, S.A.F.E. is described as an unparalleled two-hour educational awareness, crime-victim prevention program which, encompassing strategies, techniques, options, and prevention, provides teenaged and adult women with information that may reduce their risk of exposure to violence and introduces them to the physical aspects of self-defense.

In addition to this month’s class, the course will be offered again on Wednesday, February 7, Wednesday, March 7, and Wednesday, April 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Mahoney-Pearson Commons 116 and 118. Participants only need to attend one session. While the course is designed for women, nobody will be turned away.

If interested, please email usafe@miami.edu with the date that best fits your schedule.

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Explore the Summer Scholars Program at Virtual Info Session on February 1

The University of Miami Summer Scholars Program, which gives current high school sophomores and juniors the opportunity to explore their academic passions and experience college life, is hosting a virtual information session at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 1. Tune in to learn more about the program and to chat with the admissions team. UM employees may be eligible to apply for tuition remission benefits for their dependents who attend.

To register for the program and/or the information session, visit the Summer Scholars Program.

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