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Your Career Trajectory for Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Zoom session)

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13 seats available


When

Monday, November 30, 2020
9:00am - 10:15am

Where

TBA,
Zoom

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Deana Olles
Carmala Garzione
Tim Landschoot
Heidi Nickisher

November 30, 2020, 9-10:15 AM, Your Career Trajectory for Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Zoom session)
Panelists: Tim Landschoot, Principal Lecturer, KGCOE; Deana Olles, Principal Lecturer, COS; Heidi Nickisher, Principal Lecturer, CAD; Sarah Sarchet, Faculty Associate for Non-Tenure Track Faculty & Senior Lecturer, Department of Science and Mathematics, NTID.

Learn about your new role at RIT as a full-time lecturer. This session offers an overview of the non-tenure track career continuum and pathways to promotion noting that colleges may have different requirements. Information on university-wide policy related to promotion and guidance related to teaching excellence and service will be shared.

 Hosted by Office of Faculty Affairs. 

Interpreting services have been requested. 


The deadline to register for this event is Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 5:00pm.

Destress Fest: Desk Yoga

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15 seats available


When

Monday, November 30, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
Online

Event Contact

Sara May

Presenters

Denise Wellin

Feeling frazzled and need a calm reset? Take a study break with a yoga stretch session to clear your head and re-energize your body. No mat or props needed, come as you are from the comfort of your own space. Space is limited. Zoom link provided upon registration. 


The deadline to register for this event is Monday, November 30, 2020 at 2:00pm.

WEBINAR

Destress Fest: Open Mic

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When

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Where


Event Contact

Wendy Way

Presenters

Wendy Way

Join us for a virtual open mic event! Share a poem, story, or song—or join us just to listen! Luke Daly, a lecturer in the University Writing Program and a working poet, will call your name when it is your turn to perform your piece. Each participant gets up to 5 minutes to share, and if time allows you can perform a second time. Register for the Zoom link and let us know what you plan to share!


This webinar will be given through RIT's web conferencing system, Adobe Connect, which allows participants to join us from the comfort of their own home or office. To participate just join us online at the event link provided below at the specified time. You will need access to the internet, a web browser, and an up to date installation of the Adobe Flash Player.

This event will be open captioned.

Event link: https://rit.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUkf-ypqj0pHtIcX9qgqBbvpkgy5Lt_KG89


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 4:00pm.

DeStress Fest: Guided Meditation

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When

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
3:00pm - 3:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
Online

Event Contact

Wendy Way

Presenters

Cami Goldowitz

Find your center and calm your mind with final exams underway. Join College of Liberal Arts Librarian & yoga instructor Cami Goldowitz for a 30-minute guided meditation session. Zoom link provided upon registration.


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 3:00pm.

Expandable Star Books with Just Terrific!

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37 seats available


When

Thursday, December 3, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
Online

Event Contact

Amelia Hugill-Fontanel

Presenters

Amelia Hugill-Fontanel
Rachael Gootnick
Expandable Star Books 
Create a small star book, perfect for the holidays! Try your hand at simple origami to create a star book, that when opened displays a five sided star. Learn some paper basics while creating your own folded keepsake book. No needles or thread required! From flat materials to a three-dimensional object, join us for a quick and quirky bookmaking session and create your own expandable star book. 
 
Supplies Needed: 
To make 1 Expandable Star Book
- 5 square sheets of plain or decorative paper, for example 5, 4” paper squares 
- 2 sheets of decorative paper for the outside cover
- a piece of cardboard like a cereal box
- approximately 12” of ribbon 
- glue stick
- scissors 
- ruler
- pencil 
- scrap paper to work on, like a magazine or newspaper

The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 5:00pm.

Virtual Faculty Coffee Hour

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17 seats available


When

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am

Where

TBA,
Zoom

Event Contact

Cheryl Herdklotz

Presenters

Carmala Garzione

Join us for our first ever Virtual Faculty Coffee Hour on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at 9 am. Take a break with colleagues and share coffee, conversation, and some fun!  We ask that you bring your favorite coffee/tea mug and share your story of why it’s your favorite. Participants who share their “mug story” will be eligible for a prize.  Let’s have some fun and unwind from the semester. Register now to receive the Zoom details.

Interpreting has been requested.
Hosted by Office of Faculty Affairs.


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 5:00pm.

Preparing for Tenure Review (Zoom event)

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17 seats available


When

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am

Where

TBA,
Zoom

Event Contact

Cheryl Herdklotz

Presenters

Betsy Dell
Carmala Garzione

Pre-tenure faculty are invited to an information session and panel discussion to learn more about preparing a strong tenure dossier. Dr. Carmie Garzione, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, will begin with a presentation on the tenure review process and policies, followed by a panel discussion with colleagues who have earned tenure. Particular attention will be given to potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on research. Break-out sessions with representatives from each of the colleges will be available toward the end of the workshop.

Interpreting has been requested.

Hosted by Office of Faculty Affairs.


The deadline to register for this event is Monday, December 14, 2020 at 5:00pm.

Webinar: Advanced Zoom - Tips, Tricks, and Updates

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11 seats available


When

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
12:00pm - 12:30pm


Event Contact

Monica Cormier

Presenters

Monica Cormier

Advanced Zoom: Tips, Tricks, and Updates

Join us for a 30 minute discussion of advanced Zoom features and software updates that will provide you with new options for activities in the classroom and a better understanding of your Zoom account.

Topics will include:

  • Multi spotlight
  • Recording management: which boxes to check and why
  • Live auto transcriptions
  • Sharing an iPad screen versus airplay
  • Breakout room flexibility: exhibit hall experience and one to one conversation during a class
  • Zoom software updates

There will be time at the end for Q&A.

Event Link:https://rit.zoom.us/j/95114507907?pwd=anVsdmNicEVXbHJxcXlNWTdMNXBOZz09

Interpreters can be requested at https://myaccess.rit.edu/

Event link: https://rit.zoom.us/j/95114507907?pwd=anVsdmNicEVXbHJxcXlNWTdMNXBOZz09


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 9:00am.

Cary Summer Research Fellowship Roundtable

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72 seats available


When

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
Zoom

Event Contact

Amelia Hugill-Fontanel

Presenters

Steven Galbraith
Shani Avni

Each summer, the Cary Graphic Arts Collection hosts a scholar for a one-month summer research fellowship. Join us to learn more about this unique research opportunity as applications are due on January 15th. Curator Steven Galbraith will provide information and join former Cary Fellows Dori Griffin, Jeff Peachy, Shani Avni, and Robert Gordon-Fogelson for a casual discussion, who will share some of their experiences and exciting discoveries.


The deadline to register for this event is Monday, December 14, 2020 at 12:00pm.

Webinar: Intro to Enterprise Slack at RIT

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4 seats available


When

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am


Event Contact

Monica Cormier

Presenters

Monica Cormier
Katie Bush

Join us for an introduction to enterprise Slack at RIT. We will cover why you would want to use Slack in your class, how to request a workspace, configuring settings, and how to add students to the workspace. You will be able to interact live in a Slack workspace with fellow participants to gain experience using Slack. Due to the interactive nature of this session, enrollment will be capped at 5 participants.

Event Link: https://rit.zoom.us/j/96360686099?pwd=Rlh3RTJtTi85K0lIS0xub2c5c3BwZz09

Interpreters can be requested at https://myaccess.rit.edu/

 

Event link: https://rit.zoom.us/j/96360686099?pwd=Rlh3RTJtTi85K0lIS0xub2c5c3BwZz09


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 9:00am.

Webinar: myCourses Q&A

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10 seats available


When

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm


Event Contact

Katie Bush

Presenters

Katie Bush

myCourses can be used to help your students be successful no matter the course mode. Bring your questions about using the Content tool, Discussions tool, Assignments tool, Quizzes tool, Grades tool, Rubrics tool, Announcements tool, Classlist tool, Class Progress tool, and more.

IMPORTANT: In order to make the best use of our time during this session, we encourage you to review the resources on the Faculty Course Technology Support website before attending this session. This website includes tutorials on some of the basics of the tools and may be able to answer some of your questions.

 

Event Link: https://rit.zoom.us/j/94681636848

Interpreters can be requested at https://myaccess.rit.edu

Event link: https://rit.zoom.us/j/94681636848


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 1:00pm.

Webinar: Advanced Zoom - Tips, Tricks, and Updates

Register
12 seats available


When

Thursday, January 7, 2021
2:00pm - 2:30pm


Event Contact

Monica Cormier

Presenters

Monica Cormier

Advanced Zoom: Tips, Tricks, and Updates

Join us for a 30 minute discussion of advanced Zoom features and software updates that will provide you with new options for activities in the classroom and a better understanding of your Zoom account.

Topics will include:

  • Multi spotlight
  • Recording management: which boxes to check and why
  • Live auto transcriptions
  • Sharing an iPad screen versus airplay
  • Breakout room flexibility: exhibit hall experience and one to one conversation during a class
  • Zoom software updates

There will be time at the end for Q&A.

Event Link: https://rit.zoom.us/j/93106062574?pwd=ajNyOXJBS1labUxjUzc5QjgwZ2dBQT09

Interpreters can be requested at https://myaccess.rit.edu/

Event link: https://rit.zoom.us/j/93106062574?pwd=ajNyOXJBS1labUxjUzc5QjgwZ2dBQT09


The deadline to register for this event is Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 9:00am.

Webinar: myCourses Q&A

Register
10 seats available


When

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm


Event Contact

Katie Bush

Presenters

Katie Bush

myCourses can be used to help your students be successful no matter the course mode. Bring your questions about using the Content tool, Discussions tool, Assignments tool, Quizzes tool, Grades tool, Rubrics tool, Announcements tool, Classlist tool, Class Progress tool, and more.

IMPORTANT: In order to make the best use of our time during this session, we encourage you to review the resources on the Faculty Course Technology Support website before attending this session. This website includes tutorials on some of the basics of the tools and may be able to answer some of your questions.

 

Event Link: https://rit.zoom.us/j/96842260702

Interpreters can be requested at https://myaccess.rit.edu

Event link: https://rit.zoom.us/j/96842260702


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 10:00am.

Webinar: Advanced Zoom - Tips, Tricks, and Updates

Register
12 seats available


When

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
2:00pm - 2:30pm


Event Contact

Monica Cormier

Presenters

Monica Cormier

Advanced Zoom: Tips, Tricks, and Updates

Join us for a 30 minute discussion of advanced Zoom features and software updates that will provide you with new options for activities in the classroom and a better understanding of your Zoom account.

Topics will include:

  • Multi spotlight
  • Recording management: which boxes to check and why
  • Live auto transcriptions
  • Sharing an iPad screen versus airplay
  • Breakout room flexibility: exhibit hall experience and one to one conversation during a class
  • Zoom software updates

There will be time at the end for Q&A.

Event Link: https://rit.zoom.us/j/97163969524?pwd=c3lYSzRJaXg4NE5DbzArRFE5TGNTZz09

Interpreters can be requested at https://myaccess.rit.edu/

 

Event link: https://rit.zoom.us/j/97163969524?pwd=c3lYSzRJaXg4NE5DbzArRFE5TGNTZz09


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 9:00am.

Webinar: Intro to Enterprise Slack at RIT

Register
5 seats available


When

Thursday, January 14, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am


Event Contact

Monica Cormier

Presenters

Monica Cormier
Katie Bush

Join us for an introduction to enterprise Slack at RIT. We will cover why you would want to use Slack in your class, how to request a workspace, configuring settings, and how to add students to the workspace. You will be able to interact live in a Slack workspace with fellow participants to gain experience using Slack. Due to the interactive nature of this session, enrollment will be capped at 5 participants.

Event Link: https://rit.zoom.us/j/97593433348?pwd=ckJQc0plTFJWdHM3Q1RmWndPRlVKZz09

Interpreters can be requested at https://myaccess.rit.edu/

 

Event link: https://rit.zoom.us/j/97593433348?pwd=ckJQc0plTFJWdHM3Q1RmWndPRlVKZz09


The deadline to register for this event is Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 9:00am.

Coffee Chat with Your Faculty Associates-January 19

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40 seats available


When

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

Where

TBA,
Zoom

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Betsy Dell
Sarah Sarchet
Mindy Magyar

There are two opportunities to attend: Tuesday, January 19, 10-11 am or Monday, February 22, 1-2 pm.  The events are identical; they are repeated so that you can come to either one. All faculty are welcome. 

Coffee Chat #1: Meet Your Faculty Associates
Tuesday, January 19th, 2020 – Zoom Session
10am-11am
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR JANUARY 19

Coffee Chat #2: Meet Your Faculty Associates
Monday February 22nd, 2020 – Zoom Session
1pm-2pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FEBRUARY 22

Faculty are encouraged to attend an upcoming Coffee Chat to get to know the Faculty Associates and learn what they do to support you. You’ll have a chance to meet RIT’s Senior Faculty Associate for Women, Betsy Dell; Faculty Associate for ALANNA Faculty Mindy Magyar; and Faculty Associate for Non-Tenure Track Faculty Sarah Sarchet.



The Faculty Associates Program within the Office of Faculty Affairs enables faculty members to focus their attention and talents on areas of priority for the university and Academic Affairs while providing leadership and support to their colleagues.

 

  • Registrants will be emailed the Zoom URL prior to the Coffee Chat.
  • Interpreting services have been requested.
  • Hosted by Faculty Associates, Office of Faculty Affairs.

The deadline to register for this event is Monday, January 18, 2021 at 5:00pm.

Mid-Tenure Review-Information Session & Faculty Panel Discussion

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60 seats available


When

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
10:00am - 11:30am

Where

TBA,
Zoom

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Carmala Garzione

Join colleagues at the annual Mid-Tenure Review panel discussion where you can ask questions about requirements for mid-tenure review and learn about this important process from Dr. Christine Licata, Senior Associate Provost, and from your colleagues who have earned tenure. Dr. Licata will begin with a presentation on the tenure review process, followed by a general panel discussion, then breakouts with a faculty representative from each of the Colleges.

Details forthcoming.

Interpreting services have been requested. 

Hosted by Office of Faculty Affairs/Faculty Career Development. 


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 5:00pm.

Department Chair Series: Faculty Evaluations

Register
50 seats available


When

Monday, February 8, 2021
8:30am - 10:00am

Where

TBA,
Zoom

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Christine Licata
Carmala Garzione

Details forthcoming: 

Faculty Evaluations
February 8, 2021, 8:30-10 am

Interpreting services have been requested.  


The deadline to register for this event is Friday, February 5, 2021 at 5:00pm.

Coffee Chat with Your Faculty Associates-February 22

Register
40 seats available


When

Monday, February 22, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

TBA,
Zoom

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Betsy Dell
Sarah Sarchet
Mindy Magyar

There are two opportunities to attend: Tuesday, January 19, 10-11 am or Monday, February 22, 1-2 pm. The events are identical; they are repeated so that you can come to either one. All faculty are welcome.

Coffee Chat #1: Meet Your Faculty Associates
Tuesday, January 19th, 2020 – Zoom Session
10am-11am
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR JANUARY 19

Coffee Chat #2: Meet Your Faculty Associates
Monday February 22nd, 2020 – Zoom Session
1pm-2pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FEBRUARY 22

Faculty are encouraged to attend an upcoming Coffee Chat to get to know the Faculty Associates and learn what they do to support you. You’ll have a chance to meet RIT’s Senior Faculty Associate for Women, Betsy Dell; Faculty Associate for ALANNA Faculty Mindy Magyar; and Faculty Associate for Non-Tenure Track Faculty Sarah Sarchet.


The Faculty Associates Program within the Office of Faculty Affairs enables faculty members to focus their attention and talents on areas of priority for the university and Academic Affairs while providing leadership and support to their colleagues.

  • Registrants will be emailed the Zoom URL prior to the Coffee Chat.
  • Interpreting services have been requested.
  • Hosted by Faculty Associates, Office of Faculty Affairs.

The deadline to register for this event is Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 5:00pm.

Department Chair Series: Onboarding & Retention

Register
30 seats available


When

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
8:30am - 10:30am

Where

TBA,
Zoom

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Carmala Garzione
Andre Hudson
Larry Buckley

Details forthcoming:

Faculty Onboarding & Retention
Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 8:30-10 am

Interpreting services have been requested.


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 5:00pm.