Professional Development Events

February 28, 2020

3-Minute Thesis: If, When, and How

February 28, 2020 at 10:00am11:15am

Hall of Languages, 107

This March the Graduate School will host Syracuse University’s 7th annual 3-Minute Thesis competition. 3MT is a research communication contest held at universities around the world, challenging…

Lesson and Lecture Workshop for TAs

February 28, 2020 at 1:00pm3:00pm

Lyman Hall, 229

Are you lecturing for the first time and want to run some ideas by a supportive audience? Want to talk to other practicing teaching assistants (TA) about planning a set of lessons? We have all been…

March 1, 2020

JCPenney Suit-Up Event

March 1, 2020 at 6:00pm9:00pm

9559 Destiny USA Drive, Syracuse, NY 13204

Find everything you need to finish your professional look for your next interview or new job and save up to 60% off professional attire, shoes, accessories, briefcases and much more. Bring your SU…

March 2, 2020

Effective and Efficient Assessment

March 2, 2020 at 5:15pm6:45pm

Hall of Languages, 207

This session in the FPP Certificate in University Teaching seminar series, led by Michael Hardt (School of Education) will focus on the purposes of and effective/efficient strategies for both…

March 4, 2020

Protecting Minors on Campus

March 4, 2020 at 9:00am10:00am

Hall of Languages, 201

This workshop is designed to strengthen the safety of minors invited to campus. During this presentation, Sarah Ross Cappella, Youth Program Compliance Coordinator, Risk Management, will be covering…

March 5, 2020

Transparent Teaching: An Evidence-Based Inclusive Practice

March 5, 2020 at 12:00pm2:00pm

Bird Library, 114

Evidence shows that making assignments transparent can positively impact students’ course performance and removes barriers to student success. Transparent teaching practices help to make classrooms…

March 6, 2020

Managing the Conflict Within – Personal Development Workshop

March 6, 2020 at 9:00am10:30am

Bird Library, 606

How can a Positive environment be created by framing our own actions? Learn about how to utilize an understanding of positive Life Forces and negative Life Forces and ten (10) natural Universal Laws.…

Dialogues on Diversity: A Panel Discussion on Inclusive Classroom Practices

March 6, 2020 at 12:00pm1:30pm

Hall of Languages, 500

Hear from your colleagues about what they have tried, what worked, and what they will try next. Come to this session to ask questions, share your practices, and learn from each other. Lunch will be…

March 9, 2020

Clery Disclosure Act Workshop

March 9, 2020 at 9:30am10:30am

Hall of Languages, 207

This workshop will provide an overview of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act, which requires colleges and universities to report crime and safety information for their campus communities. It is targeted…

March 12, 2020

Journal Publication: What First-Time Authors Need to Know

March 12, 2020 at 9:30am10:45am

Bird Library, 114

Experienced graduate advisors and scholarly journal editors demystify the process of journal submission. Get advice on deciding where to submit your work, what to expect from the review process,…

March 18, 2020

Small Teaching Workshop

March 18, 2020 at 9:00am3:00pm

Link Hall, 331

At this workshop, learn small, powerful, concrete, positive, research-based changes to course design and teaching practices that can be implemented in classes right away. Based on the work of James…

Performance Partnership for Supervisors

March 18, 2020 at 9:30am11:30am

Eggers Hall, 032

The Supervisor session is designed to ensure the Performance Partnership process, including both form completion and the subsequent meeting between supervisor and staff member is productive and…

March 19, 2020

Performance Partnership for Staff

March 19, 2020 at 10:00am11:30am

Whitman School of Management, Milton Room, 4th Floor

The Staff session is designed to ensure the Performance Partnership process, including both form completion and the subsequent meeting between supervisor and staff member, is productive and…

March 25, 2020

Transparent Teaching: An Evidence-Based Inclusive Practice

March 25, 2020 at 12:00pm2:00pm

Bird Library, 114

Evidence shows that making assignments transparent can positively impact students’ course performance and removes barriers to student success. Transparent teaching practices help to make classrooms…

March 27, 2020

Building Awareness and Confidence in Using Pronouns & Preferred Names

March 27, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Bird Library, 548C

This workshop will provide an overview and primer on the role of pronouns and preferred names as part of LGBTQ inclusion and cultural sensitivity.  Learn more about why they are important, in a safe…

March 31, 2020

Introduction to Project Management

March 31, 2020 at 8:30am12:30pm

Whitman School of Management, Milton Room on the 4th floor

Led by Patrick Penfield, Director of Executive Education and Professor of Practice in the Whitman School of Management. This session will cover: Introduction/Overview of Project Management Project…

April 3, 2020

Lesson and Lecture Workshops

April 3, 2020 at 1:00am3:00pm

Lyman Hall, 229

Are you lecturing for the first time and want to run some ideas by a supportive audience? Want to talk to other practicing teaching assistants (TA) about planning a set of lessons? We have all been…

April 7, 2020

Creative Assignments and Alternative Assessments

April 7, 2020 at 12:00pm1:30pm

White Hall, 335

Shannon Houck, Assistant Professor, Psychology will share how she engages in creative design and how she considers the needs of all the students in the classroom. Come learn about strategies to…

April 8, 2020

Navigating Challenges of Diversity in the Classroom

April 8, 2020 at 12:00pm2:00pm

Bird Library, 114

Work through reality-based classroom scenarios dealing with issues of diversity and inclusion using a framework designed to build equity literacy. Lunch will be provided. Offered twice this semester:…

April 14, 2020

Building Awarness and Confidence in Using Pronouns & Preferred Names

April 14, 2020 at 9:00am10:30am

Bird Library, 548C

This workshop will provide an overview and primer on the role of pronouns and preferred names as part of LGBTQ inclusion and cultural sensitivity.  Learn more about why they are important, in a safe…