Please join us as we connect virtually, educate and inspire each other.

PacWest Virtual Holiday Gathering

Presented by PacWest SFS

The end of the year is near, so let's spread some holiday cheer!!

'Tis the season to be jolly and ROCK your ugly sweater, funny hat, festive necktie or all of the above.

So join us for some fun!!

December 8, 2021 at 11:30 am  PST



Self-Renew in Change and Build Resilience

Presented by Jody Urquhart

Humor helps. The ability to laugh at life helps us deal with daily disappointments and setbacks. Humor gives professionals the nerve to serve in our increasingly complex and challenging environment. Join us as we demonstrate how humor helps you stay in control, stay positive, and maintain balance and perspective.

October 13, 2021 at 10:30 am PST


Languishment and Thriving

Presented by Andrew Kami

During the last year, we have seen a development of people experiencing a feeling of being disconnected, no longer “interested” in the same things that they once were and having an overall sense of loss.  It doesn’t meet the criteria of depression but is a very powerful and real feeling.  There are 5 daily activities that are noted to help a person have a sense of connection and overall greater functioning to re-establish and re-connect to ourselves and others.

July 15, 2021 at 10:30 am PST


 Managing the "New Normal" What is "normal"?

Presented by PacWest SFS Committee

With campus staff working remotely or hybrid, what are the strategies within your department for the return to 'norm'? The changes and the challenges of business practice during and after COVID-19.

May 6, 2021 at 10:30 am PST


NACHA Updates That Will Affect Higher Education Payment Processes

Presented by Martha Wilson

In 2020, NACHA released several new rules that will go into effect this year. Two of the new standards will affect the policies and procedures of colleges and universities using Automated Clearing House (ACH) to accept payments and issue funds. Join us for another great session and opportunity to get your questions answered.

March 25, 2021 at 10:30 am PST


Department of Education - Federal Update

Presented by Tamy Abernathy

Attend and learn about upcoming changes and how they will affect your institution. The Department of Education will present the most up-to-date information related to Title IV activities and initiatives, ED’s regulatory efforts, up-to-date information on the federal loan programs, and important reminders. You have lots of questions, and here is your opportunity to get answers.

March 3, 2021 at 11:00 am PST