Employee Enrichment Session Recordings


Excel 2019 for Beginners – Building a Personal Budget – (06/01/2020)

Session Recording, 28m, 35s

Presented By: Patrick Twomby, Compensation and Benefits Analyst
Presentation Date: Thursday, June 1, 2020

In this course you will learn the basics of Microsoft Excel through a personal budget building exercise. We will walk through the most common excel functions and tools while you build a personal budget, all through an interactive Zoom format.

Listen to This! Tips for Starting a Podcast – (06/10/2020)

Session Recording, 35m, 43s

Presented By: Raymond Clothier, Associate Multifaith Chaplain; Zara Bohan, Multifaith Chaplaincy Program Coordinator; Tom Twist, Sustainability Manager and Sara Moradi ’20, Bates College
Presentation Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Podcasts may be a perfect tool for communicating and learning in a physically-distanced world, so come learn from the experiences of the Multifaith Chaplaincy.

Creating Video Trailers with iMovie – (06/16/2020)

Session Recording, 48m, 32s

Presented By: Jamie WatkinsAcademic Technology Consultant, Digital Media Technologies
Presentation Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Learn how to create and edit your own original movie trailers using iMovie, Apple’s free video editing software! In this course, we will cover the basics of video editing including assembling a timeline of images and video, incorporating audio elements, and exporting and sharing one’s work.

*Please note, iMovie is only available for macOS and iOS devices.

Building Your First Website with G Suite Sites – (06/17/2020)

Session Recording, 57m, 46s

Presented By: Lee Philip J. Desiderio, Instructional Support Manager
Presentation Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

With G Suite Sites, Google’s website development tool, you can create a professional-looking website in a matter of minutes. G Suite Sites makes building a website easy with a variety of built-in templates, or you can start with a blank canvas and let your imagination take over!

Participants can choose to create one of the following websites:

  • Personal – Tell your personal story, your hobbies, and your experiences!
  • Travel – Share your travel experiences with others through pictures and a blog!
  • Event – Promote your Summer Event (Pool Party, BBQ, Family Reunion, Birthday, Anniversary), including a schedule of activities, a food menu, and directions to your event.

If you have pictures in a digital format that you would like to include as part of your website, please feel free to include them!

Class Outline:

  • Learn How to Access G Suite Sites
  • Review Examples of Websites Developed with G Suite Sites
  • Tour the G Suite Sites Interface
  • Learn the Basics for Building Your Own Website
  • Adding Banners
  • Adding Text and Media
  • Adding Pages
  • Register for a Domain Name

Watercolor Painting as a Meditative Practice – (06/18/2020)

Session Recording, 58m, 18s

Presented By: Brittany Longsdorf, Multifaith Chaplain
Presentation Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020

No painting experience necessary; simply bring yourself and an open heart to learn how to engage creativity and art as a spiritual/meditative practice. In the hour long painting session we will do a centering practice, paint an abstract watercolor and a watercolor mandala, and reflect together. All are welcome!

Behind the Curtain: An Inside Look at the College Application Process (06/22/2020)

Session Recording, 1h, 10m, 30s

Presented By: Darryl Uy, Director of Admission
Presentation Date: Monday, June 22, 2020

Do you have a child in high school who is/will be going through the college process? Ever wonder how applications are evaluated and the next class is selected? Bates’ Director of Admission will pull back the admission curtain to reveal an insider’s look at the process.  He will also discuss how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the world of admissions and how we continue to engage students during these uncertain times.

Interviewing Do’s and Don’ts (06/23/2020)

Session Recording, 52m, 40s

Presented By: Jody Marra, Human Resources
Presentation Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Interviewing basics and guidelines for hiring managers and search committee members, whether new to this or not. Learn what you can and can’t ask, common pitfalls to avoid, and how to get the most out of the experience.