Spring 2014 Forum on "Student Success and Retention"
Friday, January 10, 9:00 am – 2:15 pm in EN A 120
Continental breakfast at 8:30 am; luncheon at 12:00 pm in EN B 121
Tracy Tyree, Vice President of Student Affairs, will present an overview of institutional data related to SCSU student success and retention, as well as a brief update on the progress of the Student Success Task Force. Erin Larkin, Assistant Professor, World Languages and Literatures, will present a workshop on "Teaching Millennial Students: What Matters Most." This will be followed by a workshop on "Creating a Caring Classroom: The Affective Dimension of Learning," facilitated by Adam Goldberg, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator, Elementary Education. The final workshop on "Advising and Mentoring Students for Success" will be offered by Frank LaDore, Director, Academic Advising (1:00 – 2:15 pm).
Joan Finn Junior Faculty Research Fellowship
Please see the attached Call for Proposals which outlines program details, eligibility requirements and procedures. These junior faculty research fellowships are in addition to existing allocations of research reassigned time available through the Deans, which will continue to be available as before per the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) contract.
The deadline for applications is Monday, January 13, 2014.
The Research and Scholarship Advisory Committee (RSAC), chaired by Dr. Michele Thompson, will be reviewing the applications and forwarding recommendations to Provost Kennedy. For further information, you may contact Linda Robinson via email at robinsonL4@southernct.edu or on extension 26192.
CSU-AAUP Research Grant Spring 2014 Competition
Please see the Guidelines and Application for the 2014-2015 cycle. Send all application packets to Jennifer Hudson, Faculty
Development Associate, Engleman B 106. Deadline is 5:00 pm, Friday, January 31, 2014.