- March 13: Teachers Talking Technology
- March 14: Multiple Strategies for Multi-lingual Writers Workshop
- March 14: Reacting to the Past Regional Conference
- March 18: Teachers Talking
- March 20: New Faculty Orientation Session
- March 21: Faculty Shop Talk
- March 22: Faculty Writing Retreat
- March 22: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- April 7: Majors/Minors Fair
- April 11: Faculty Shop Talk
- April 12: Faculty Writing Retreat
- April 12: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- April 15: Teachers Talking Technology
- April 15: Showcase for Community-Engaged Scholarship
- April 16: Teachers Talking Writing
- April 17: New Faculty Orientation Session
- April 23: Teachers Talking
- April 23: New Faculty Mentor Mentee Social
- April 25: Faculty Shop Talk
- May 2: Celebration of Creative Inquiry
- May 8: New Faculty Orientation Session
- Alisa Rosenthal — x7437
- Kyle Chambers, Faculty Associate for Technology — x7063
- Kate Keller, Faculty Associate for Evidence-Based Learning — x7432
- Tom Huber, Undergraduate Research — x7036
- Paul Saulnier, New Faculty Programming — x6123
- Cathy Blaukat — x6227
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning is located in Beck Hall, Room 103
Teachers Talking is on Thursday, March 9th. Come at 11:30 or 12:30 to choose your lunch from the banquet and join colleaques for a stimulating conversation. This month we will be discussing Chapter 3 of Shakespeare, Einstein, and the Bottom Line. Books are still available, please email cblaukat if you would like a copy.
New Faculty Orientation Session
The monthly Orientaion Session for new faculty will be held on Thursday, March 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. in the Linner Lounge. Topic: John Cha on International Education.
Please join your new (first- and second-year) colleagues for a well-deserved retreat, Friday evening into Saturday afternoon, April 28-29, at Shalom Hill Farm retreat center near Windom (about 90 minutes west of St. Peter). We'll leave from campus at 5:00 p.m. on Friday and return by about 3:00 on Saturday. To sign up, or for more information, please contact Chris Johnson (x7159, e-mail cjohnso5) or Amy Pehrson (x7169, e-mail apehrson) by Friday, April 14. We hope you can come!
Grant Program Application Due Dates
Faculty Travel Funds ~ Send Applications In Now!
As you know, the fiscal year ends May 31st. If you are planning any travel between now and then, please submit your application for Faculty Travel Funds as soon as possible. You can find a copy of the application on the Faculty Development website. This will help us to determine if we will have any funds remaining at the end of the year, which may be made available to you for travel. Thank you!
The Faculty Development Resource Center has added eight new books to the library. Please feel free to check out any or all of these books at anytime. Call or email cblaukat with your selection or stop by the office and browse for topics that are of interest to you.
The Faculty Resource Network is pleased to announce a Call for Proposals for the seventh annual National Symposium taking place on November 17-18, 2006 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The 2006 symposium will focus on "The Millennial Student" and is being hosted by University of the Sacred Heart and the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras.
The Grant Institute's Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop will be held at the University of Minnesota March 27 - 29, 2006. Interested development professionals, researchers, and faculty should register as soon as possible, as demand means that seats will fill up quickly. For more information call (888) 824 - 4424 or visit The Grant Institute website at http://www.thegrantinstitute.com.
The CUR Institute will be held July 21-23, 2006 at Bridgewater State College in
Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Faculty and administrators will discuss models of
undergraduate research, mentorship and collaboration. Registration is available by visiting:
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