Press Release for Monday, October 13, 2008

UNF Hosts Excellence in Employee Development Awards

Contact: Joanna Norris, Assistant Director
Department of Media Relations and Events
(904) 620-2102


The University of North Florida’s Department of Continuing Education, in conjunction with the American Society for Training & Development and the Society for Human Resources Management, will host the 8th Annual Excellence in Employee Development Awards Luncheon, on Wednesday, Dec. 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the UNF University Center on campus.

Don’t miss this opportunity to recognize companies, departments, teams and individuals whose outstanding achievements have significantly advanced workplace learning and performance. Below are the following award categories:

 Excellence in Employee Development
 Excellence in Program Design
 Excellence in Learning Partnerships
 Trainer Excellence
 Excellence in Measuring & Evaluating
 Excellence in E-learning
 Excellence in Blended Learning
 Excellence in Leadership Training
 Excellence in Coaching & Mentoring
 Excellence in Program Improvement

The keynote speaker will be renowned author Frank Candy, who is a trendsetter, researcher and a humorist on the vital topics of trends, technology, business, learning and productivity. He has written 18 books and is the author of “Monday Motivational Minute,” an Internet newsletter read by more than 10,000 high-level executives worldwide.

The conference fee is $59 per person or a table for eight at $413 (a savings of $59), which includes lunch and parking. For more information, contact UNF Continuing Education at (904) 620-4200 or go to www.ce.unf.edu.

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