Inside Look

Facilitating for Success: Training Dates Set for Winter/Spring 2017

The Facilitation Center at EKU provides professional facilitation services to assist groups in a myriad of ways, including problem solving, team building, strategic planning, and occupational analysis.  While some situations require an external facilitator to get the results you need, many situati

"An Interactive Way to Learn Immediate Skills"

A dozen professionals recently completed our Meeting Management and Facilitation Skills training.  These men and women from diverse professional backgrounds came from across the country to strengthen their meeting facilitation skills.

BGWIB: An Exciting Combination of Vision and Action

“At the Center, we believe in the saying, ‘vision without action is a daydream, action without vision is a nightmare’,” said Karen Russell, director of the Facilitation Center.  The combination of vision and action is part of the reason why it was such a pleasure working with the Bluegrass Workforce Investment Board (BGWIB) on their strategic plan.&n

Facilitation Center Featured in Kentucky Law Enforcement

In February, the Facilitation Center had the pleasure of conducting a training for the Criminal Justice Executive Development (CJED) Course on facilitation and creative thinking.

2012 Training Schedule Announced

The Facilitation Center is excited to announce our 2012 training schedule.  We shook up our regular line-up of trainings and added new topics and a new session.  We've even added some new supplemental materials, such as storboarding supplies for participants in the Advanced Facilitation Workshop, giving them the tools they need to immediately start facilitating. 

New Facilitation Training Generates Excitement

“The Facilitation Center’s Meeting Management & Facilitation Skills Workshop has always been an opportunity to learn how to plan and facilitate productive meetings, that people actually enjoy, but this year’s workshop exceeded our expectations,” said Center director Karen Russell.

Russell Selected to Serve on IAF Chapter Board

Karen Russell, Facilitation Center Director, was recently selected to serve as a founding board member for the Sullivan University C