Faculty Commons: For Faculty by Faculty

Weekly Activities

Adjunct Faculty Mentoring Hours Tue. 9:30 a.m. -12 p.m. & Thurs. 9-11:30 a.m. (D104G)

Elena Maans, Outreach Librarian, Office Hours: Tue. 11 am.-12 pm. & Thurs. 2-3 p.m.(D104G)

Tuesday, Jan. 16

Preparing for the First Day of Class starts. Workshop is fully online

12-1 p.m. (D104H) Breaking Bread with Colleagues. This lunchtime is for faculty to build community while fueling up for your busy day.

1:30-3:30 p.m. (D104E) Integrate Sustainability into Your Course starts. This workshop will bring faculty together to build a community of home around ecological crises by bringing sustainability to our classrooms. Registration Link

Wednesday, Jan. 17

1:30-2:30 p.m. (D104H) Dr. Jerry Weber, BC President, office hour. 

Thursday, Jan. 18

12-1 p.m. (D104H) Getting Faculty Input for Information Technology Services (ITS). Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to Natasha Pinto,

1:30-3:30 p.m. (D104E) Classroom Management Strategies. In this workshop, we will address many of these common challenges shared by both adjunct and full-time instructors in managing matters of incivility and disruptive behaviors by learning new skills, reviewing the syllabus, and learning about resources available. Interested? Register today! 

Friday, Jan. 19

12-1:00 p.m. Breaking Bread with Colleagues (D104H). This lunchtime is for faculty to build community while fueling up for your busy day.

2-3:00 p.m. (D104E) Mock Interviews: Adjunct Preparation for full-time positions. Sue Nightingale, Biology faculty, will be leading this activity.

Coming up…

Jan. 22 – Meditation every Monday 12:30-1 p.m. (D104E)

Jan. 24 – How to talk to a student who might be struggling with drug/alcohol use. 11:30-12:30 (D104H)

Jan. 25 – Faculty Fellows for Course Internationalization (New) For a full description click here. Meeting times: Jan. 25, Feb. 9, Feb. 22 and March 8, 2:30-4:30 p.m. (D104H)



Call for Spring Proposals

We have a new, streamlined proposal form ready for you! The Faculty Commons supports programming that will inspire colleagues to come together to learn, share, and develop a supportive community. Proposed programming can include workshops of any length, speakers’ series, promising practices sharing, book discussions, cross-campus collaborations, or another form of professional advancement we haven’t even conceived of! Simply make ...

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Winter 2018 Faculty Commons Program is now available.

Please check it out and register. E-FacultyCommons_Winter2018 Faculty Commons wishes you a memorable Holiday Season and a new year full of learning!  

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