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

July 19, 2017

This workshop is required of faculty and staff who will be leading a group off-campus in 2017-18, 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.  


Student Health Behaviors: Response and Referral Resources

July 19, 2017

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


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

July 19, 2017

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 RSVP by Thursday, Aug. 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


Elon 101 New and Returning Faculty Workshop

July 19, 2017

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 a.m. and end at 10:35 a.m. 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.


Nuts and Bolts of Student Employment

July 19, 2017

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, by Aug. 16 for inclusion in the discussion. 

Please preregister on the Office of Leadership and Professional Development website at


New Faculty Orientation

July 19, 2017

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

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 Aug. 15, or as soon as possible.


STS 110 Meeting

July 19, 2017

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


Meeting of ENG 110 Faculty

July 19, 2017

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


Department Chairs meet with the Dean

July 19, 2017

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

COR Capstone Seminar Organizational Meeting

July 19, 2017

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).