Plans Underway for 2014 National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar, Northern Virginia Community College, October 17-20, 2014

Planning continues for the 2014 National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar to be held October 17-20, 2014 at the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.  The seminar is being hosted by the college’s Institute for Public Service and organized by David J. Smith, editor of Peacebuilding in Community Colleges:  A Teaching Resource. This is the second yearContinue reading “Plans Underway for 2014 National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar, Northern Virginia Community College, October 17-20, 2014”

2014 National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar: Northern Virginia Community College, October 17-20, 2014

Faculty and administrators can now register for the 2014 Teaching About Global Conflict and Peacebuilding: A Seminar for Community Colleges to be held October 17-20, 2014 at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Virginia, USA and sponsored by the college’s Institute for Public Service.  The seminar is designed to provide an opportunity for community collegeContinue reading “2014 National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar: Northern Virginia Community College, October 17-20, 2014”

The Importance of Conflict Management Skills in the Workplace

In recent a Washington Post article (“Career Coach: Having Technical Skills Isn’t Enough in Today’s Workplace”) Joyce E. A. Russell, vice dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business and the director of the Executive Coaching and Leadership Development Programs at  the University of Maryland, notes that: “In today’s highly competitive world, it is often the softerContinue reading “The Importance of Conflict Management Skills in the Workplace”