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Understanding Your Property Taxes


This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) lunchtime seminar will provide participants with an overview of the real estate tax calculation process. The presenter, Gerardo “Jerry” Gomez, a special projects administrator with the Miami-Dade County Finance Department, will help participants understand their tax notices, note areas of interest, and review available options for managing current- and future-year payments. The seminar will also address alternatives available for those unable to pay their taxes, the delinquent tax process, and Internet tax certificate sales in Miami-Dade and throughout Florida.

Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, July 7, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, room 200 BC

Miller School campus:  Wednesday, July 8, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, room 155

Rosenstiel campus:  Thursday, July 9, 12-1 p.m., Library, Media Room

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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Mindful Living


This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice. Each month’s Mindful Living seminar is unique and places emphasis on a different theme and/or practice. Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives. Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life. This seminar will be facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant.

Coral Gables campus: Tuesday, June 30, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, 2nd floor training room

Miller School campus: Wednesday, July 1, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, room 155

Rosenstiel campus: Thursday, July 2, 12-1 p.m., Library, Media Room

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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‘Mind and Matter,’ FSAP’s Summer Edition eNewsletter, Now Available


The summer edition of Mind and Matter, the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program’s quarterly e-newsletter, offers valuable information on the importance of working in compassionate workplace settings and tips for healthier nutritional choices.

Mind and Matter features articles on health and well-being, helpful tips on maintaining work-life balance, and other valuable resources such as free wellness seminars for faculty and staff. If you are interested in receiving the newsletter or seminar announcements via email, please visit the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program website or contact Caliope Bootle at cbootle@miami.edu.

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Wellness at Work


This lunchtime seminar is offered by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) for those interested in applying a wellness approach that can be a pathway to optimal living. Many of us are spending most of our days sitting at a desk or inside an office, a life consumed by activities, demands, and commitments. Join us in exploring how workplace wellness can be an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a more successful existence.

Coral Gables campus: Tuesday, June 9, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, second-floor training room

Miller School campus: Wednesday, June 10, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, room 155

Rosenstiel campus: Thursday, June 11, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

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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Mindful Living


This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice. Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives. Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life. Each month’s Mindful Living seminar is unique and places emphasis on a different theme and/or practice. This month’s seminar will focus on mindful movement, the practice of using gentle stretching and movement exercises to reduce mental, physical, and emotional stress. This seminar will be facilitated by Carol Kaminsky, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, a board certified dance-movement therapist and a faculty member in the University of Miami dance program. She has taught mindful movement and meditation for stress reduction (MBSR) for more than 20 years.

Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, May 19, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, Second-Floor Training Room

Miller School campus:  Wednesday, May 20, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, Room 155

Rosenstiel School campus:  Thursday, May 21, 12-1 p.m., Library, Map and Chart Room

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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