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Monday, August 24, 2015 
Fine Arts, Room 258         

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

Welcome & Introductions
Susan Strehle, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
James Pitarresi, Associate Vice Provost for Student and Faculty Development and Executive Director, Center for Learning and Teaching

9:15 - 9:45 a.m.

Welcome to Binghamton 
President Harvey Stenger

9:45 - 10:15 a.m.
Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT):  An Introduction
James Pitarresi, Associate Vice Provost for Student and Faculty Development and Executive Director, Center for Learning and Teaching
10:20 - 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions on Successful Teaching:
"When My Class is at its Best"
  1)  Successful teaching STEM fields (FA 258)
Heather Fiumera, Biological Sciences
Madhusudhan Govindaraju, Computer Science
Douglas Summerville, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Deanne Westerman, Psychology
  2)  Successful teaching in social science and humanities fields (FA 212)
Chesla Bohinski, Romance Languages
Shelley Dionne, School of Management
John Havard, English
Stephen Ortiz, History
11:30 - 12:00 p.m. Photos of the new faculty for Inside University Union (UU 103)
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon, University Union (UU 120)
12:30 - 12:45 p.m. Welcome, and What We Know about Binghamton University Students
Donald Nieman, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
1:00 - 1:15 p.m. -- BREAK -- Return to Fine Arts 258
1:15 - 2:00 p.m.
Meet the Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence
  FA 247:  Citizenship, Rights, Cultural Belonging
Bat-Ami Bar-On, Philosophy
FA 246:  Sustainable Communities
Pamela Mischen, Public Administration
FA 245:  Healthcare
Terrence Deak, Psychology
FA 244:  Smart Energy
Wayne Jones, Chemistry
FA 242:  Material and Visual Worlds
Pamela Smart, Art History
2:00 - 2:15 p.m.
Research at Binghamton University (FA 258)
Bahgat Sammakia, Vice President for Research
2:20 - 3:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions on Scholarship, Research, Grants
  1) Successful Grants and Scholarship, STEM Fields (FA 258)
Brian Callahan, Chemistry
Alexey Kolmogorov, Physics
Sarah Lam, Systems Science & Industrial Engineering
Amber Doiron, Bioengineering
  2) Successful Scholarship and Publication (FA 212)
John Cheng, Asian & Asian American Studies
Nicole Hassoun, Philosophy
Kevin Hatch, Art History
Kristina Lambright, Public Administration
3:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Service at Binghamton University (FA 258) (& evaluation/responses to the orientation)
Susan Strehle, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School/English
James Pitarresi, Associate Vice Provost for Student and Faculty Development and Executive Director, Center for Learning and Teaching

 

 

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