University of Nevada Reno has partnered with Academic Impressions, an organization specializing in professional development resources for higher education faculty and staff, to provide professional development to employees. This partnership between the University and Academic Impressions provides employee training and development resources designed specifically for professionals working in our industry. All employee types (academic faculty, administrative faculty, classified staff, postdocs, graduate assistants, medical residents, LOA’s and student employees) have access to the Academic Impressions’ on-line content. Topic areas range from skills-based trainings for professionals in all areas of higher education, to leadership trainings on topics such as supervision, personal effectiveness, faculty success, advancement, customer service, diversity, equity and inclusion and more.
Once an employee has created an account, they can complete most of the courses in the following formats: remote virtual trainings, remote virtual conferences and remote live webcasts. As part of our institutional membership, in-person training is offered to University employees at a discounted rate. For the best experience, ensure that you are logged in on the website so that you can access live and on-demand trainings included in your membership for free. Once logged in, visit the Trainings and Resources page under "Membership" in the menu to find trainings included in your membership.
Academic Impressions focuses solely on providing leadership, personal development, and skills-based training opportunities to faculty and staff in higher education. Academic Impressions helps individuals, teams, and institutions across the US and Canada build upon their knowledge and expertise to reach new levels and find practical solutions to the challenges they are facing. Located in Greenwood, Colorado, they have served more than 3,500 institutions and trained more than 200,000 people.
Academic Impressions provides content in a variety of formats. In addition to virtual and live webcast opportunities, they offer a cohort-based DEI 101 course, a four-week bootcamp on supervision, virtual conferences and many other development opportunities. There is also a library with insights, articles and other resource materials.
- Academic Innovation
- DEI and Inclusive Leadership
- Enrollment Management & Marketing
- Faculty Success
- Institutional & Academic Planning
- Leadership Skills
- Student Success
- Title IX & Compliance
Filtering results for more specific content
On the Trainings and Resources page you can navigate between topics using the slider at the top. Click on the "All Resources" tile to browse our entire selection, or click the arrows on the left or right-hand side to see more topics. Use the format filter on the left to narrow your results based on type or format. On the right, you can toggle between upcoming or recently added trainings.
Webcasts and virtual training registration for free as a member
Be sure that you are logged in to the site at all times so that you are recognized as a member with access to free and discounted events. To ensure you are logged in, the upper right corner should say “My Account”. Click the “Express Register” button that appears at the top of a training page, or scroll to the pricing grid at the bottom to do the same. After registering, the training will be added to your account automatically via the My Trainings and Registrations page and you will receive a confirmation email with login details. You can also view recorded webcasts for free by locating the training, scrolling to the bottom and click “View Now” or “Watch Now”. You will be redirected to the course page where you can view the recording broken down into bite-sized sections based on the topic discussed.