October 2015

October 1, 2015
9:00am Time Management: Strategies for Success

This half-day workshop is full of techniques to help you become more in control of your time and life. Learn the psychology of time management, how to build productive habits and banish unproductive ones.

October 2, 2015
8:30am Managing Up

Managing Up is not about telling your superiors what to do. Rather, it is about learning the skills needed to meet your organization’s goals and make recognized and valued contributions.

October 4, 2015
12:30pm Out of the Darkness Hamden Walk

FLY members, proudly wear your FLY t-shirts and walk together as a team in Out of the Darkness Hamden Walk to support the work of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Walk is FREE. The focus is community.

October 5, 2015
9:00am Cover Letter Workshop

What role do you think an application cover letter plays? 

How can you make the letter reflect not only your credentials, but you as a person? 

October 8, 2015
12:00am FLY Steering Committee Meeting

We welcome all those who are interested in getting involved and sharing their ideas to join us at this month’s Steering Committee meeting.

October 10, 2015
11:00am It's Finally Fall - Go Apple Picking with FLY!

Take advantage of the beautiful Connecticut fall and join FLY for apple picking at Bishops Orchard. Bishops offers multiple varieties of apples (and pears) as well as a corn maze and farm market. We will meet near the entrance to the farm market at 11:00 am. Families and children are welcome.

October 13, 2015
8:30am Project Management for Yale Professionals

This Project Management for Yale Professionals is intended for individuals who are new to managing projects of various sizes and durations. It will aquaint you with the Five Phases of project management and the tools needed to navigate each of the phases.

1:00pm Learning in Motion: Assertive Behaviors

To be assertive or cooperative in any given situation is a choice that must be made. Some people are more naturally assertive, some more naturally cooperative.

October 14, 2015
8:30am CareerPower: Optimizing Your Career Development

Do any of these questions “ring” true for you? 

October 17, 2015
11:00am New Haven Urban Scavenger Race

Test your New Haven knowledge by competing in the New Haven Urban Scavenger Race. 

Use offer code SUMMER2015 and get 50% off your team’s registration.

October 20, 2015
12:00pm Everything You Needed to Know About an Affinity Group

This course will discuss what an affinity group is, why Yale University funds and cultivates affinity groups, how affinity groups impact the University’s reputation, why there are seven affinity groups, who can join an affinity group, and much more.

October 22, 2015
7:00pm Junior League of Greater New Haven's 3rd Annual Beer Tasting

Join the Junior League of Greater New Haven for our Third Annual Beer Tasting Fundraiser to be held on Thursday, October 22, 2015.

October 23, 2015
9:00am Business Writing

The ability to write clearly and persuasively is one of the most valuable skills a person can have. Participants learn to communicate with confidence by focusing on objectives, enhancing clarity, persuading the reader, and increasing productivity.

7:00pm 4th Annual New Haven Reads Spelling Bee

The New Haven Reads Spelling Bee began in 2012 and has become their signature annual fundraiser. This year’s Spelling Bee will take place on October 23, 2015.

October 24, 2015
10:00am 2015 Young Professionals Symposium

We are teaming up with Connecticut Young Professionals to hold a Young Professionals Symposium to highlight topics of interest to young professionals at Yale and living in Connecticut.

4:30pm FLY/CTYP Happy Hour

Even if you can’t make it to the Young Professionals Symposium earlier in the day, join us for for the Post-Symposium Happy Hour afterwards!


LUNAFEST is a traveling film festival of award-winning short films by, for, and about women. This season the program will travel to over 175 cities! Attend LUNAFEST and enjoy great short films while supporting an important community cause. You’ll have fun and make a difference.

October 27, 2015
5:00pm FLY Monthly Happy Hour: Cask Republic

Save the date for FLY’s monthly happy hour, this time at Cask Republic. Complementary appetizers and drink specials will be available! 

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October 28, 2015
1:00pm Cover Letter Workshop

What role do you think an application cover letter plays? 

How can you make the letter reflect not only your credentials, but you as a person? 

October 29, 2015
9:00am Trust Builders: Establishing a Culture of Trust

This course will offer participants a frame of reference to analyze future behaviors and develop the kind of trusting relationships that will be sustainable over time.

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7:00pm Haunted Ball and Costume Crawl at the Peabody Museum

After the lights go down and the doors locked behind, the spirits of the Peabody Museum come alive. Experience the Museum as you never have before with our 2nd annual haunted costume ball!

October 30, 2015
9:00am Yale Technology Summit

Join us for the second annual Yale Technology Summit, a celebration and showcase of innovative and emerging technologies used in teaching, research, entrepreneurial, and administrative activities at Yale University.