Tuesday, August 18, 2015

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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  Teaching Strategies and Support for ENG 110 Residential Linked Courses

Alamance 304

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 

(Pre-registration at www.elon.edu/olpd)

Oaks 212


10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

TU-6  New Faculty Orientation

 (Requires RSVP by August 11th - 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, Why We Can't Wait by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Click here to RSVP for a lunch. Please RSVP by August 11.

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

Lindner 206


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 2015-16 (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 2015-16, but open to all members of Elon University

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TU-3. Teaching Strategies and Support for ENG 110 Residential Linked Courses (Paula Patch, Coordinator) (8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)

Location: Alamance 304

This program is for ENG 110 instructors who will be teaching residentially-linked courses during the 2015-2016 academic year.

Intended Audience: ENG 110 faculty teaching residential linked courses

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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 Please consult with your Dean

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

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TU-6.  New Faculty Orientation (10:00 a.m. – 4:00 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, please RSVP (http://tinyurl.com/nfo15) by Tuesday, August 11, or as soon as possible.

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TU-7.   Elon 101 New and Returning Faculty Workshop (Brandy Propst, Elon 101 Director)
(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, Why We Can't Wait by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

(12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.)                 

Location: McKinnon, Moseley Center

This session will be useful for anyone interested in teaching with Why We Can't Wait 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 Tuesday, August 11.  

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 2015-2016, 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 Woody Pelton.

Intended Audience: Faculty and staff teaching short-term study abroad and study USA courses 2015-16.  

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

Location: Lindner 206

Learn techniques for supporting student health and responding to indicators of unhealthy behaviors.  Get updated information on university resources for individual response and referrals.  Brief presentation and Q&A.

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

Auxiliary Services

(Book store/print services/dining services)

Belk Library Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning
Center for Leadership College Writing Program
Community Partnerships Faculty Ombudsperson
Gender & LGBTQIA Center Elon Core Curriculum
Health Promotion, Substance Education, & Community Well-being Human Resources
Isabella Cannon Global Education Center Kernodle Center for Service Learning
The Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity Education (CREDE) Partners in Prevention/Health Promotion
Sponsored Programs & University Advancement Student Professional Development Center
Student Undergraduate Research Program Sustainability Faculty Scholars Program
Teaching & Learning Technologies Women's & Gender Studies
Writing Center & Writing Across the University Faculty Fellow for Civic Engagement

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 serving as a new mentor to an Honors Fellow working on an Honors thesis this year and is encouraged for all Honors mentors. The session provides an overview of expectations for both students and faculty members and includes information about the thesis, Honors program requirements, compensation, and more. New this year will be the discussion of HNR 498 syllabi, with examples shared by seasoned mentors.

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: Global Commons Lobby area (area near stairway and Argo Tea)

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.  In gathering together on campus for the first time, 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 p.m. - 6 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.