Events

Becoming an Effective Scholar and Scholar Mentor

Sep
18
Thu

A discussion of the environment for scholarship and creative activity at EKU, including information on the programs and resources available to support faculty in their work.

Getting the Maximum Out of Your IDEAs

Sep
22
Mon

 Participants will discuss what the IDEA is and how best to use it to enhance teaching. Using the online version of IDEA will be featured.

Accommodating Students with Disabilities: The Do's, the Don't's, and All In-Between

Oct
01
Wed

The discussion will ask participants to explore how their attitudes toward educating college students with disabilities impact their instructional practices. Also, common practices in serving college students with disabilities will be discussed, including things that professors can do to facilitate student success.

Presented by: Teresa Belluscio, 

Distressed Students: How Faculty and Staff Can Help

Oct
02
Thu

It can be evident in the classroom when students are troubled and distressed.  The Counseling Center has developed a Decision Tree to aid faculty and staff in responding to students who show signs of distress. During this session the Decision Tree will be discussed along with the mental health needs of EKU students, warning signs of distress, referral, and other helpful strategies.

Fireside Chat with President Michael Benson

Oct
09
Thu

Please join us for coffee, snacks, and an informal chat with President Benson about the state of the University.

Time: 8:30am – 9:30am (10-09-14)

Creativity, the Noel Studio, and the Minor in Applied Creative Thinking

Oct
10
Fri

The  Noel Studio and the Teaching & Learning Center invites you to attend this creative thinking session that will offer an update on activities and scholarship taking place in the Noel Studio and will feature student panelists from the new minor in Applied Creative Thinking (ACT).

Fireside Chat with Provost Vice

Oct
23
Thu

Please join us for coffee, snacks, and an informal chat with Provost Janna Vice to discuss issues within Academic Affairs.

Library Collections in the 21st Century

Oct
31
Fri

Academic libraries are responding to disruptive changes in higher education including a rapidly changing scholarly publishing market place, flat or declining budgets, and the rise of online education.  Learn how these challenges have affected collection development strategies at EKU Libraries.  There will be a short presentation followed by a Q&A session.

Title IX: Not Just About Athletics Anymore

Nov
03
Mon

Most Faculty members have heard of Title IX of the Civil Rights Act – but did you know that it affects your syllabus, your attendance policies, your advising, and even the material you cover in class?

Key topics covered in this session:

Why Title IX is making the news

What to do when a student confides in you (reporting obligations)