Monday, August 18, 2014

This is the first day for collection of school supplies for K-12 students in Alamance County designated as "homeless."  Collection bins will be located on campus during Planning Week and Opening Week. Please support the education of young people in our county. This effort, which will continue through August 25,  is co-sponsored by the Kernodle Center and SGA.

For a new or replacement University Directory Photograph, visit University Communications on the corner of Antioch and Trollinger during the times below (no appointment necessary).

  Monday, August 18                   1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 

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9:15 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

M-1  Reception to Meet New Faculty and Staff and to Congratulate Medallion Recipients

Great Hall, Global Commons Building

Description

10:00 a.m.–10:45 a.m.

M-2  Presentation of Elon Medallions

Alumni Gym, Koury Athletics Center

Description

10:45 a.m.–11:45 a.m.

M-3  The President’s Address

Alumni Gym, Koury Athletics Center

Description

11:45 a.m. –1:30 p.m.

M-4  Community Picnic

Begins on the terrace in front of the Global Commons. Seating will be available on the terrace and in the Great Hall.

Description

1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
 
M-5  Meetings of Schools and College

Consult description for locations.

Description

3:30 p.m.–4:45 p.m.

M-6  Preparing for Sessions on “The Responsibilities of Engaged Learning/First Class"

Global Commons Building 200

Description

4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

M-7  Academic Council Standing Committee Chairs Meeting

Lindner 206

Description

4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
M-8  Writing Excellence Initiative Meeting

Isabella Cannon Room, Center for the Arts

Description

5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

 M-9  Reception for New Faculty and Staff

Maynard House

Description

 


M-1. Reception to Meet New Faculty and Staff and to Congratulate Medallion Recipients (9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)

Great Hall, Global Commons Building, Global Neighborhood

Greet colleagues, meet new faculty and staff, and congratulate Elon Medallion recipients.

Intended Audience: Open to all members of Elon University

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M-2. Presentation of Elon Medallions (10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.)

Alumni Gym, Koury Athletics Center

Presentation of Elon Medallions  

  • Barbara and Walter Bass
  • Kate Hickey
  • Mark Albertson
  • Neil Bromilow       

Presentation of Named Professorships

  • Tina Das                                         Lincoln Financial Professor                                    

Intended Audience: Open to all members of Elon University

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M-3. The President’s Address           (10:45 a.m. – 11:45  a.m.)

Alumni Gym, Koury Athletics Center

Intended Audience: Open to all members of Elon University

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M-4. Community Picnic    (11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

Picnic will begin on the terrace in front of the Global Commons. Seating options include the first floor of Lakeside and McKinnon.

This picnic allows all members of the Elon University Community to gather for food and conversation.

Tours of the Global Neighboorhood facilities - dorms and the Global Commons will be offered from during the picnic until 1 p.m.

Intended Audience:  Open to all members of Elon University

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M-5. Meetings of Schools and College (1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

Deans will meet with faculty in their college or school.

Elon College, the College of Arts and SciencesLakeside 212, 213, 214
School of EducationBelk Pavilion 208
School of CommunicationsMcEwen 011
School of Health SciencesFrancis Center 236

Intended Audience: Open to all faculty members

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M-6. Preparing for Sessions on “The Responsibilities of Engaged Learning/First Class"  (3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.)

Global Commons 200

On Monday, August 25, from 9:00 – 10:15 a.m., first year and transfer students will meet in small groups with a faculty member to talk about their academic responsibilities for learning at Elon. Today’s session will allow faculty to discuss the event and to share ideas.
 

Intended Audience: Faculty who will be leading Engaged Learning Sessions, especially those leading for the first time

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M-7. Academic Council Standing Committee Chairs Meeting     (4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

Lindner 206

Chairs of 2014-15 Standing Committees will meet with Council Chair Skip Allis and Chair-Elect Wally Bixby to discuss the chair's roles and duties. Standing Committee Chairs are identified in the section of this Website titled “Directory”.

Intended Audience: Open to chairs of 2014-15 Standing Committees

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M-8.  Writing Excellence Initiative Meeting (4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)

Isabella Cannon Room, Center for the Arts

0rientation for chairs of academic departments beginning their Writing Excellent Initiative efforts this year. A quick overview of the QEP requirements for SACS and an extended introduction to the many resources available to departments, including grants. Departments may suggest that additional resources be created, and they may explore ways to share their progress and help one another. This is the only required meeting of all departments this year.

Intended Audience: Chairs of departments that begin their WEI work this year. Chairs who expect selected faculty to play special WEI leadership roles in their departments may invite them, as well.

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M-9. Reception for New Faculty and Staff    (5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.)

President and Mrs. Lambert will welcome new faculty and staff at a reception at their home, Maynard House.

Intended Audience: Open to all new faculty and staff (nametags with green or blue dots) at Elon University. This invitation is also extended to spouses or guests. An e-mail invitation to this event (asking for an RSVP) will be sent from the Office of the President  to those new faculty and staff who are invited.

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Directions to Maynard House from I-85/I-40:

From I-85/I-40, take Exit 141 to Elon University.
Turn north toward Elon onto Huffman Mill Road.
Drive 2.1 miles past a mall, across S. Church Street and Edgewood Avenue to Saddle Club Road.
Turn left on Saddle Club Road.
Drive one short block and turn left onto Pineway Drive.
Drive 0.4 mile. Maynard House is on the left at 2423 Pineway Drive, Burlington.

 

Directions to Maynard House from campus:

Drive east toward Burlington on Haggard Avenue.
Turn right at the stoplight onto Oak Avenue.
Follow Oak Avenue across the railroad tracks and around a large curve.
Turn right onto Saddle Club Road.
After approximately 0.6 mile, turn right onto Pineway Drive.
Drive 0.4 mile. Maynard House is on the left at 2423 Pineway Drive.