Edison plans office support day


Staff report



PIQUA — Edison State Community College will present a program at its Piqua campus, April 27, from 11:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., in recognition of Administrative Professional Day.

The program is open to all office support professionals, including administrative assistants, executive assistants, office managers and other employees who provide secretarial or administrative support to one or multiple supervisors. Supervisors and managers of those administrative professionals are encouraged to attend with their valued employees.

The deadline to register is April 15. The cost to attend is $35 per person, which includes admission to all sessions, a buffet lunch, refreshments and entry in the drawing for door prizes. For registration forms, call 937-381-1541.

“This will be the 24th year that we have held an event for Administrative Professionals at Edison State,” said Shirley Moore, dean of business, engineering and information technology . “We design this event as a celebration of the contributions and value that all administrative professionals bring to all work environments.”

The featured speaker will be Rene Delane, founder and CEO of Women Who Dare LLC, whose presentation, “Your Voice Can Change the World,” will provide attendees with secrets of success from her conversations with women who have overcome gender, culture, color and economic barriers and who have used failure as stepping stones to success.

The day’s event will include eight breakout sessions addressing the following topics: “Confidence: Getting It and Keeping It,” “Google Docs for Organizations: Move Your Document and Productivity to the Cloud,” “Forming a Transformation,” “Creating the Best Version of Ourselves,” “Social Media: How Do I Make the Connections?” “iPads in the Office: I Have an App for That. Do You?” “How to Stay Calm, Cool and Collected: The 3 Cs,” and “Skills to Look like a Professional.”

Staff report