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Avoiding Professional Burnout – how to stay engaged and motivated!

  • September 22, 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom



Are you looking to reenergize yourself and your team for the upcoming academic year? Are you seeing current high turnover of your staff and wonder how you’re going to thrive in FY22? Our speaker Colleen Reaney, the Director of Executive & Professional Education at Loyola University Chicago has shown great lightness amongst the darkness of 2020-2021. Let’s turn the page on FY21 and look through the lens of motivation and positive intentions to avoiding professional, (and sometimes personal work/life balance) burnout at our workplaces. Colleen will teach you tips and trick on how to maintain engagement for both you and your teams during an every-changing workplace environment.

Presented by: Colleen Reaney, M.A. Director, Executive & Professional Education Center Business Leadership Hub • Loyola University Chicago Doctoral Student, PhD in Higher Education

Image of Presenter Colleen ReaneyColleen Reaney is the director of the Executive and Professional Education Center at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business. She has more than 15 years of experience in higher education, focusing on corporate, student, and alumni engagement. In 2020, Colleen was feature as a Corporate Women of Achieve awardee for NAWBO Chicago and in 2019, Colleen was asked to be the Master of Ceremonies for the 2019 Women in Higher Education Leadership Conference at Harvard University where she will also be presenting on the shared services model of administrative resources in higher education. Colleen was named to Crain’s 2018 Chicago's Notable Women in Education list. The inaugural list features 17 women who represent an impressive cross-section of Chicago-area colleges and universities, many of whom have served with distinction for decades. The honor is given to individuals for whom nominations were submitted. Reaney joined Loyola in 2017 and has transformed the University's executive education offerings. Before joining Loyola, Colleen was the director of business support services for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program at the City Colleges of Chicago. She also has held alumni relations positions for Babson College and DePaul University. While at DePaul, she created the alumni career services and volunteer opportunities programming and coordinated the alumni corporate giving programs and university-wide faculty/staff giving campaign. Colleen served as an adjunct faculty member for over 12 years at several Chicago-area universities and colleges, teaching public speaking, employment interviewing, and most recently, business and professional communications. In her spare time, she is blogger for and was previously a Chicago White Sox Blogger for SDI.

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