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Monday, August 19, 2013

Science 1, Room 149 & 140  (View directions and map)

8:30 a.m. Coffee, Tea
9:00 a.m.

Welcome & Introductions
Susan Strehle, Interim Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
Donald Loewen, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
James Pitarresi, Assistant Provost and Executive Director, Center for Learning and Teaching

9:30 – 9:45 Library Services:  Resources for successful research
John Meador, Director of Library Services
9:45 - 10:00 Division of Research:  A campus climate and initiatives supporting research
Bahgat Sammakia, Vice President for Research
10:00 - 10:10 -- BREAK --
10:10 - 11:30 Research Breakout Sessions:
Science 1, 149 Success with research in science, engineering, and related fields
Paul Parker, Associate Vice President for Research Administration
Mary Beth Curtin, Assistant Vice President for Strategic Research Initiatives
Lisa Gilroy, Assistant Vice President for Sponsored Programs
Science 1, 140 Success with publishing, scholarship, creative activities
Elizabeth Casteen, History
Kevin Hatch, Art History
Kristina Lambright, Public Administration
Adam Laats, Graduate School of Education
Cathy Dixon & Tracie Conklin, Grant and Contract Administrators, Sponsored Programs
11:30 - 12:00 Photos of participants for Binghamton University Inside
LH-B 39
12:00 - 1:00 Luncheon in the President's Reception Room - Anderson Center
12:30 - 12:45 Welcome and Remarks
Harvey Stenger, President
1:00 - 1:15 -- BREAK -- Return to Science 1, 149
1:15 - 1:30 Blackboard: an introduction
Carol Bell, Director, Center for Training and Development
1:30 - 2:00 What you need to know about Binghamton University students
Donald Nieman, Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs & Provost
2:10 - 3:30 Teaching Breakout Sessions:
Science 1, 149 Successful Teaching: "When My Class is at its Best"
Joseph Graney, Geological Sciences
Sarah Lam, Systems Science and Industrial Engineering
James Pitarresi, Mechanical Engineering
Deanne Westerman, Psychology
Science 1, Room 140 Successful Teaching: "When My Class is at its Best"
Jennifer Stoever-Ackerman, English
Surinder Kahai, Management
Christopher Morgan-Knapp, Philosophy
Carrie Moylan, Social Work
3:40 - 4:00 Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT): an introduction
James Pitarresi, Director
Drew Tucci, Educational Communications



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