Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

TU-1  COR Capstone Seminar  Organizational Meeting

Global Commons Bldg. 200


8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

TU-2  MTH 110 Workshop

Duke 205


8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
TU-3  Meeting of ENG 110 Faculty

Belk Library 113

8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
TU-4  Department Chairs meet with the Dean

Consult description for meetings and locations


9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
TU-5  Nuts and Bolts of Student Employment 

(Register at www.elon.edu/e-web/org/leadership_prodevelopment/calendar.xhtml)

Oaks 212


9:00 a.m.–3:45 p.m.

TU-6  New Faculty Orientation

(Requires RSVP by August 15th - see description for more information)

 Belk Pavilion 208


10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

TU-7 Elon 101 New and Returning Faculty Workshop

McKinnon, Moseley Center


12:00 p.m. –1:15 p.m.

TU-8  Using the Common Reading, Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Click here to RSVP for a lunch. Please RSVP by August 17.

McKinnon, Moseley Center


1:15 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

TU-9 Faculty and Staff Leaders of Short-term Study Abroad and Study USA Courses

Global Commons Media Room 103


1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

TU-10 Student Health Behaviors: Response and Referral Resources

Global Commons 200


2:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
TU-11 Resource and Opportunity Fair

Great Hall, Global Commons


4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

TU-12 Honors Thesis New Mentor Meeting

Lindner 204


TU-13 Faculty and Staff Receptions.  See the description below for details including time and location for the following receptions.
 Asian, Asian-American & Asian Studies Reception (4:30-5:30 p.m.)  
 Black Faculty and Staff Reception (4:00-5:00 p.m.)  
 Hispanic/Latino Faculty and Staff Reception (4:40-5:30 p.m.)  
 LGBTQIA Faculty and Staff Reception (5:00-6:00 p.m.)  

TU-1. COR Capstone Seminar Organizational Meeting (8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)

Location: Global Commons Bldg. 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 2016-17 (and others who would like to attend).

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TU-2. MTH 110 Workshop (Laura Taylor, Coordinator) (8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)

Location: Duke 205

This workshop is for those who may teach MTH 110 in fall or spring. While the session will be primarily geared to the needs of new instructors and adjuncts, continuing instructors are welcome to attend. Ideas for first-day activities in MTH 110 will be provided.

Intended Audience: Geared to faculty who will teach MTH 110 in 2016-17, but open to all members of Elon University

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TU-3. Meeting of ENG 110 Faculty (Paula Patch, Coordinator) (8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)

Location: Belk 113

This meeting is for all faculty who will be teaching ENG 110 Writing: Argument and Inquiry during the 2016-17 academic year.

Intended Audience: Faculty teaching ENG 110

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TU-4. Department Chairs meet with the Dean (8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)

Elon College Lindner 206
School of Communications McEwen 101 D
School of Business KOBC 100
School of Education Mooney 102A

Intended Audience: Department Chairs and Associate Chairs

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TU-5. Nuts and Bolts of Student Employment (9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.)

Sponsored by the Office of Leadership & Professional Development. 

Location: Oaks 212

This is an opportunity for all staff and faculty student supervisors to learn many of the practices and processes involved in student employment.

Please register on the Office of Leadership and Professional Development website (http://www.elon.edu/e-web/org/leadership_prodevelopment/calendar.xhtml)

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TU-6.  New Faculty Orientation (9:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.) (See below for RSVP information)

Location: 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 at http://tinyurl.com/nforientation2016 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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TU-7. Elon 101 New and Returning Faculty Workshop (10:15 a.m. – 12:00 noon)

Location: McKinnon, Moseley Center

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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TU-8. Using the Common Reading, Just Mercy  by Bryan Stevenson (12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.)                 

Location: McKinnon, Moseley Center

This session wil be useful for anyone interested in teaching with Just Mercy or communicating with students about the book.  Come share ideas or find inspiration in those of 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 RSVP by Thursday, August 18.  Click here to RSVP.

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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TU-9. Faculty and Staff Leaders of Short-term Study Abroad and Study USA Courses  (1:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

Location: Global Commons Media Room 103

This workshop is required of faculty and staff who will be leading a group off-campus in 2016-2017, 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 2016-17.  

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TU-10. Student Health Behaviors: Response and Referral Resources (1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.)

Location: Global Commons 200

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, academic performance and student health are inextricably linked. Learn techniques for supporting student health and responding to indicators of unhealthy behaviors. Get updated information on university resources for individual response and referrals. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports that about a quarter of college students experience difficulty with academics due to alcohol use.  Other health topics impacting academic performance include sleep, stress, nutrition, sexuality and relationships.

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

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TU-11. Resource and Opportunity Fair (2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.)

Location: 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, and Trademarks/Liability Insurance

Auxiliary Services: Elon Dining, Mail Services & Print Services Belk Library 
Center for Leadership Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning
College Writing Program Community Partnerships
Disabilities Services Elon Core Curriculum
Faculty Fellow for Civic Engagement Foundation Relations & University Advancement
Gender & LGBTQIA Center Health Promotion, Substance Education, and Student Health & Wellness
Honor Code/Office of Student Conduct Human Resources
Instructional and Campus Technologies Isabella Cannon Global Education Center
Kernodle Center for Service Learning Office of Inclusive Community Well-Being
Partners in Prevention Residential Campus Initiative
Sponsored Programs Student Professional Development Center (SPDC)
Student Undergraduate Research Program Sustainability Faculty Scholars Program
The Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity Education (CREDE) Women's, Gender, and Sexualities Studies
Writing Center & Writing Across the University  

Intended Audience: Open to all interested faculty and staff who teach or advise students.

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TU-12. Honors Thesis New Mentor Meeting (4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

Location: 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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TU-13. Faculty and Staff Receptions (4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)

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

Asian, Asian-American & Asian Studies Reception

Location: Carlton Building, first floor Commons

The Asian Studies Program at Elon University invites all faculty and staff who self-identify as Asian, Asian-American, or whose research, teaching, or personal experience significantly engages with South, Southeast, or East Asia. Following the successful model from last year, 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

Location: Fireplace Lounge area, 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

Location: Oak House

The Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity Education invites you to the Hispanic/Latino Faculty and Staff Reception.  This 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

Location: Oak House

All LGBTQIA & Ally faculty and staff are invited to this annual social to welcome the new, reconnect with the returning, and learn more about LGBTQIA inclusion at Elon. Refreshments provided. Sponsored by Elon's LGBTQIA Employee Resource Group.