This is the first day for collection of school supplies for K-12 students in Alamance County experiencing homelessness. Please support the education of young people in our county. This effort, which will continue through August 23, is co-sponsored by the SGA and the Office of The Dean of Students. More information about drop off procedures will be emailed to faculty and staff.

Events of Planning Week will begin in Elon University’s Convocation Center, the Schar Center. Please feel free to preview information and view a fly-through of the Schar Center, named for Elon parents, Dwight and Martha Schar, prior to the events on Monday morning.

Parking will be available behind the Schar Center, and you are welcome to park there. A map of the facility including designated entrances can be found here.

Timeline

8:15 a.m.-9:00 a.m. - Reception to Meet New Faculty and Staff and to Congratulate Elon Medallion Recipients

Location: Schar Center, Concourse Level

Intended Audience: Open to all members of Elon University.

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

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9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m. - Presentation of Elon Medallions and Named Professorships

Location: Schar Center, Event Level

Intended Audience: Open to all members of Elon University.

Presentation of Elon Medallions and Presentation of Named Professorships

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9:45 a.m.-10:30 a.m. - The President’s Address

Location: Schar Center, Event Level

Intended Audience: Open to all members of Elon University.

President gives opening address to mark the official opening of school.

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11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Boldly Elon Strategic Plan Sessions - Mentoring Initiatives Design Team

Location:

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A-C McKinnon Hall D
D-G Lakeside 213
H-L Lakeside 212
M-Q Lakeside 214
R Global 200
S Isabella Cannon Room
T Global 103
U-V Sankey 314
W-Z Moseley 215
For accessibility Gill Room

Intended Audience: Open to all members of Elon University.

The mentoring design team is charged with creating a groundbreaking mentoring model. This Boldly Elon priority will magnify the transformative power of student- and learning-centered relationships at the core of an Elon education. Please join members of the mentoring design team in an initial discussion of this initiative. Participants will be invited to offer reflections on the President’s remarks and to ask questions of committee members.

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12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. - Community Picnic

Location: Lakeside Plaza (patio area of Lakeside Dining Hall); Moseley Student Center and McKinnon

Intended Audience: Open to all members of Elon University.

Picnic will begin at Lakeside Patio. Seating options also include the Moseley Student Center and McKinnon.

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

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1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. - Meetings of Schools and College: Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education

Location: Belk Pavilion 208

Intended Audience: Open to all faculty and staff members.

Deans will meet with faculty in their school or college.

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    1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. - Meetings of Schools and College: Elon College, the College of Arts and Science

    Location: Lakeside Meeting Rooms 212, 213, and 214

    Intended Audience: Open to all faculty and staff members.

    Deans will meet with faculty in their school or college.

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          1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. - Meetings of Schools and College: School of Communications

          Location: Turner Theatre, Schar 101

          Intended Audience: Open to all faculty and staff members.

          Deans will meet with faculty in their school or college.

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            1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. - Meetings of Schools and College: School of Health Sciences

            Location: Francis Center 127

            Intended Audience: Open to all faculty and staff members.

            Deans will meet with faculty in their school or college.

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              3:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m. - Preparing for Sessions on "The Responsibilities of Engaged Learning"

              Location: Global Commons 200

              Intended Audience: All faculty who will be leading Engaged Learning Sessions.

              On Monday, August 22, from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m., first year and transfer students will meet in small groups with a faculty member to talk about learning during and after the pandemic, the Common Reading, and their academic responsibilities for learning at Elon. Today’s session will provide faculty with ideas for facilitating these conversations.

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              4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. - Academic Council Standing Committee Chairs Meeting

              Location: Lindner 206

              Intended Audience: Open to chairs of 2022-23 Standing Committees

              Chairs of 2022-23 Standing Committees will meet with Academic Council leaders and University Parliamentarians to discuss the chair’s roles and duties. Standing Committee Chairs are identified in the section of the Planning Week website titled “Directory”.

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              5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. - Reception for New Faculty and Staff - invitation only

              Location: The Inn at Elon

              Intended Audience: Open to all new faculty and staff (hired since April 1, 2022) at Elon University. This invitation is also extended to spouses or guests. An email 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.

              RSVP: Yes, see invitation.

              President Book will welcome new faculty and staff at a reception at the Inn at Elon.

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