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The Graduate School

New Faculty Orientation

Monday, August 24, 2015
Beginning in Fine Arts, Room 258 (FA 258)

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8:30 a.m. Coffee and Tea
9 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Susan Strehle, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School and Distinguished Service Professor of English
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 University
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"
  Session 1) Successful Teaching: STEM Fields (FA 258)
Heather Fiumera, Biological Sciences
Madhusudhan Govindaraju, Computer Science
Douglas Summerville, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Deanne Westerman, Psychology
  Session 2) Successful Teaching (FA 212)
Chesla Bohinski, Romance Languages
Shelley Dionne, School of Management
John Havard, English
Stephen Ortiz, History
11:30 a.m.–noon Photos of new faculty for Inside (University Union 103)
Noon–1 p.m. Luncheon (University Union 120)
12:30–12:45 p.m. Welcome
What We Know about Binghamton University Students

Donald Nieman, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
1–1:15 p.m. BREAK -- Return to FA 258
1:15–2 p.m. Meet the Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence
  FA 247: Citizenship, Rights and 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
2–2:15 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 and Grants
  1) Successful Grants and Scholarship: STEM Fields (FA 258)
Brian Callahan, Chemistry
Alexey Kolmogorov, Physics
Sarah Lam, Systems Science and Industrial Engineering
Amber Doiron, Bioengineering
  2) Successful Scholarship and Publication (FA 212)
John Cheng, Asian and 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)
(Includes Evaluations of/Responses to New Faculty Orientation)
Susan Strehle, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School and Distinguished Service Professor of English
James Pitarresi, Associate Vice Provost for Student and Faculty Development and Executive Director, Center for Learning and Teaching

 
 

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