This week, Vice President Dennis Pruitt is reading:
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“Donald Rumsfeld’s Rules for Successful Meetings” by Donald Rumsfeld
The former secretary of defense writes his personal tips for making meetings effective and engaging. He draws upon his past experiences to give the reader tips for making the most of their meetings, whether it be in a business, governmental or educational setting. Use these seven tips to help enhance your meetings and make sure that all of your time is spent efficiently while meeting.
“Mental health prioritized at University of Maryland after murder-suicide, student deaths” by Savannah Doane-Malotte
This article was shared with us by Jennifer Myers, Coordinator of Suicide Prevention Services.
Recent suicides at the University of Maryland have caused university and state officials to question if they are doing enough to help students with mental health issues. The mental health department had recently increased its hours and staff, but the wait for an appointment was still over a month long. Changes that are being made at University of Maryland allow us to look at our programs and evaluate if we are doing enough to offer the support that our students and staff need.