2015-2016 EVENTS

Monday, August 24th, 8:30-3:00 pm:
                 New Faculty Orientation (Provost’s Conference Room)

Thursday, September 10th, 4:00-5:15:
                 New Faculty Orientation (FO 214)
                 Topic: Motivating and Engaging Students in the Classroom

Tuesday, September 22nd, 11:30-12:30 pm: 
                 Food for Thought (CAMC 109)
                 Discussion Leader: Brooke Andersen, Mathematics
                 Topic: Using “Minute Papers” to Reinforce Student Learning

Wednesday, September 23rd, 6:00-8:00 pm:
                 Fall Faculty Learning Community (Maison Salon)
                 Discussion Leaders: Jim Lang, English; Vinnie Sullivan-Jacques, Campus Ministry
                 Topic: The Educational Challenge of Laudato Si

Thursday, November 5th, 12-1 pm:
                 Food for Thought (CAMC 109)
                 Discussion Leader: Alison Cares, Sociology
                 Topic: Students, Crime, Victimization & Teaching:  What Professors Should Know.

Thursday, November 19th, 4-5:15 pm:
                 New Faculty Orientation (FO 214)
                 Topic: Balancing Teaching, Research, and Publication

Thursday, January 28th, 6:00-8:00 pm:
                 Spring Faculty Learning Community (Maison Salon)
                 Discussion Leaders: Jim Lang, English  
                 Topic: Ken Bain's What the Best College Students Do

Thursday, February 4th, 4:00 pm:
                 New Faculty Orientation (FO 214)
                 Topic: Understanding Service Opportunities and Obligations

Thursday, February 11th, 12-1 pm:
                 Food for Thought: Community Service Learning (CAMC 109)
                 Discussion Leader: Mike Land, English
                 Topic: The Whole Community Service Trip (And Why Some Faculty Are On It)

Wednesday, March 30th, 7:00 pm:
                 Innovations in Higher Education Lecture (K112)
                 Speaker: Sarah Cavanagh, Psychology (Assumption College)
                 Topic: A Contagious Fire: Energizing Higher Education with Affective Science

Thursday, April 7th, 4:00 pm:
                 New Faculty Orientation (FO 214)
                 Topic: Introduction to Advising

Wednesday, April 13th, 12-1 pm: 
                 Food for Thought (CAMC 109)
                 Discussion Leader: Carl Keyes, History
                 Topic: Who Gives a Tweet? Students Using Social Media to Make Research Public 

Spring TBD: Assumption College Core Academy Poster Session and Reception


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