Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

COR Capstone Seminar Faculty Organizational Meeting

Global Commons 200

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8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

STS 110 Meeting

Duke 205

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8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Meeting of ENG 110 Faculty

Alamance 201

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8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Department Chairs meet with the Dean

Consult description for meetings and locations

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9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Nuts and Bolts of Student Employment 

Register at www.elon.edu/olpd

Oaks 212

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9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

New Faculty Orientation

Click here to rsvp for New Faculty Orientation by August 15th - see description for more information

Belk Pavilion 208

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10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Elon 101 New and Returning Faculty Workshop

McKinnon, Moseley Center

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12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Using the Common Reading, Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jennie Capo Crucet

Click here to RSVP for the lunch. Please RSVP by Friday, August 11.

McKinnon, Moseley Center

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1:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Faculty and Staff Leaders of Short-term Study Abroad and Study USA Courses

Global Commons Media Room 103

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1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Student Substance Use: Behaviors, Beliefs, and Myths

Global Commons 200

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2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
(Re) Discovering Elon Fair 

Great Hall, Global Commons

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4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Honors Thesis New Mentor Meeting

Lindner 204

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Various times
Faculty and Staff Receptions. See the description below for details including time and location for the following receptions.

*NOTE:  reception for International Faculty and Staff will take place at a later date and time.

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 Asian-Pacific Islander & Asian Studies Reception (4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.)  
 Black Faculty and Staff Reception (4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.)  
 Hispanic/Latino Faculty and Staff Reception (4:40 p.m.-5:30 p.m.)  
 LGBTQIA Faculty and Staff Reception (5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.)  

COR Capstone Seminar Faculty Organizational Meeting (8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.)

Global Commons 200

The faculty of COR interdisciplinary capstone seminars will participate in an organizational meeting, including conversation about different capstone projects being used and other pedagogies for integrating learning.  

Intended Audience: All faculty teaching COR capstone seminars during 2017-18 (and others who would like to attend).

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STS 110 Meeting (Laura Taylor, Coordinator) (8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.)

Duke 205

This meeting is for those who may teach STS 110 in fall, winter, or spring. While the session will be primarily geared to the needs of new instructors and adjuncts, continuing instructors are welcome to attend.

Intended Audience: Geared to faculty who will teach STS 110 in 2017-18, but open to all members of Elon University


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Meeting of ENG 110 Faculty (Paula Patch, Coordinator) (8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.)

Alamance 201

This meeting is for all faculty who will be teaching ENG 110 Writing: Argument and Inquiry during the 2017-18 academic year.

Intended Audience: Faculty teaching ENG 110

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Department Chairs meet with the Dean (8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.)

Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences Lindner 206
School of Communications Schar 108A
School of Business KOBC 100
School of Education Mooney 102C

Intended Audience: Department Chairs and Associate Chairs


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Nuts and Bolts of Student Employment (9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.)

Sponsored by the Office of Leadership & Professional Development

Oaks 212

The goal of this workshop is to provide understanding of the student employment process to include recruiting, job posting, screening candidates, work agreements, payroll, orientation, onboarding, evaluations and termination. If you have any questions you would like answered about student employment, please email questions ahead of time to Nancy Carpenter ncarpenter4@elon.edu, by August 16th for inclusion in the discussion. 

Intended Audience: While we would love to cover additional developmental areas, this particular workshop will cover logistics. If you are interested in covering additional developmental topics and are interested in an employee resource group for student supervisors, please let Nancy Carpenter know (ncarpenter4@elon.edu).

Please preregister on the Office of Leadership and Professional Development website at www.elon.edu/olpd

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New Faculty Orientation (9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) 

Belk Pavilion 208

New faculty will meet with the President, the Provost and with experienced Elon faculty to learn more about teaching and thriving at Elon and to prepare for the start of the academic year. The new faculty orientation program is facilitated by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning; more details are online at www.elon.edu/newfaculty.

Intended Audience: All full-time faculty who are new to Elon this academic year.

To reserve a lunch for the new faculty orientation session, register here for New Faculty Orientation to provide your name, academic department, and to indicate if you have any dietary restrictions. RSVP by August 15, or as soon as possible.

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Elon 101 New and Returning Faculty Workshop (10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)

McKinnon, Moseley Center

Join your Elon 101 colleagues as we learn about new program initatives, resources, and updates for fall 2017. Orientation schedule review will begin promptly at 10:15 and end at 10:35. For the remaining time, Brandy Propst and Becky Olive-Taylor will facilitate discussions regarding Elon 101 program identity and required course elements. Announcements will be kept to a bare minimum. Please note that lunch is no longer provided.

Intended Audience: Directed to those teaching Elon 101 in the fall.

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Using the Common Reading, Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jennie Capo Crucet (12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.)             

McKinnon, Moseley Center

This session wil be useful for anyone interested in teaching with Making Your Home Among Strangers or communicating with students about the book. Come share ideas or find inspiration in your colleagues. Instructors of COR 110, ENG 110, Elon 101, MTH 110, and other first-year courses are especially encouraged to attend.

Lunch will be provided for faculty and staff members who click here to RSVP by Friday, August 11.

Intended Audience: Designed for all faculty and staff working with first-year students, but open to all members of Elon University

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Faculty and Staff Leaders of Short-term Study Abroad and Study USA Courses (1:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.)

Global Commons Media Room 103

This workshop is required of faculty and staff who will be leading a group off-campus in 2017-2018, whether abroad or domestically. We will have guest speakers offer strategies on how to build responsible student behavior into your curriculum as well as reflection activities. Please direct any questions to Mark Dalhouse.

Intended Audience: Faculty and staff teaching short-term study abroad and study USA courses 2017-18.  

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Student Substance Use: Behaviors, Beliefs, and Myths (1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.)

Global Commons 200

Student alcohol and drug use trends are shifting as our campus culture evolves. Learn how to become a Partner in Prevention so that you know how to better direct important conversations with students. Our backdrop for discussion includes the latest results of a comprehensive survey of students’ experiences and perceptions of alcohol and drugs at Elon.

Intended Audience: Open to all members of the Elon University Community

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(Re) Discovering Elon Fair (2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m.)

Great Hall, Global Commons

Faculty and staff from the campus programs and resources listed below will be available to talk about their programs/offices and the opportunities/support they provide. 

Individuals from the following offices and programs will be available to discuss their programs and answer your questions. Light refreshments provided.

Academic Support and Advising Administrative Services (University Store, Phoenix Card Services, Trademarks, University Vehicles, Vending & Insurance)
Auxiliary Services (Elon Dining, Mail Services & Print Services) Belk Library and New York Times Digital Access Information
Bias and Violence Response Center for Access and Success (The Village Project, Elon Academy, Odyssey Scholars, and Collegiate Mentoring)
Center for Engaged Learning Center for Leadership
Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning Center for the Study of Religion, Culture and Society
College Writing Program Counseling Services
Design Thinking Studio in Social Innovation Immersive Semester  Disabilities Services Office
Elon Core Curriculum Faculty Fellow for Civic Engagement
Faculty Ombudsperson Gender & LGBTQIA Center
Health Promotion/Substance Education Honor Code and Office of Student Conduct
Human Resources Instructional and Campus Technologies
Isabella Cannon Global Education Center Kernodle Center for Service Learning
LIFE@Elon Office of the Dean of Students
Office of Inclusive Community Development Partners in Prevention
Sponsored Programs Student Concerns Outreach
Student Professional Development Center (SPDC) Sustainability Faculty Scholars Program
Title IX Truitt Center for Religious & Spiritual Life
The Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity Education (CREDE) The Center for Writing Excellence (Writing Center & Writing Across the University)
Women's, Gender, and Sexualities Studies  

Intended Audience: Open to all members of Elon Community. 

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Honors Thesis New Mentor Meeting (4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.)

Lindner 204

This meeting is required for any faculty member who will be mentoring an Honors Fellow for the first time, and is encouraged for all Honors mentors. The session provides an overview of expectations of the Honors Program.

Intended Audience: Specifically new mentors of Honors Fellows, but all Honors mentors are invited.

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Faculty and Staff Receptions (Various times)

4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Asian-Pacific Islander & Asian Studies Reception

Carlton Building, First Floor Commons

The Asian Studies Program at Elon University invites all faculty and staff who self-identify as Asian-Pacific Islander or Asian, or whose research, teaching, or personal experience significantly engages with Asia or Pacific Islands. This reception aims to recognize and celebrate our diversity of heritage and our depth of expertise and interest in the region.

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Black Faculty and Staff Reception

Student Center, first floor of Moseley Center

The Black Faculty and Staff reception seeks to welcome new employees and reconnect with current colleagues within the Elon University community. Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

4:40 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Hispanic/Latino Faculty and Staff Reception

Oak House

The Hispanic/Latino Faculty and Staff reception is an opportunity for Hispanic/Latino faculty and staff to welcome new members to the Elon community, network, and build social support.

5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

LGBTQIA Faculty and Staff Reception

Oak House

Annual social that brings Elon's LGBTQIA & Ally faculty and staff together to chat, laugh, and connect. All are welcome. Free beverage ticket & refreshments provided. Sponsered by Elon's LGBTQIA Employee Resource Group.