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Professional Development Events


Inspire Leadership Retreat Registration Deadline

September 28, 2023October 10, 2023 EDT

Schine Student Center, 304ABC

September 29, 2023

The three principles of UDL: 1. Provide multiple means of engagement: the

Universal Design for Learning: Putting Theory into Practice One Step at a Time

September 29, 2023 at 10:30am12:00pm EDT

Bird Library, 550

Behind the dream of instructors to see all students reach a high level of learning in their courses lies the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). After a brief presentation of the three…

FPP/TA Program Workshop: Peer Observation of Teaching for TAs and Future Faculty #1

September 29, 2023 at 1:00pm2:15pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Peer Observation of Teaching for TAs and Future Faculty Two online, interactive workshops Facilitated by Laurel Willingham-McLain, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence Part I: Friday,…

October 3, 2023

Building Resilience – Faculty/Staff workshop

October 3, 2023 at 10:30am12:00pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Learn about what resilience means and how to build your resiliency.   Learn strategies that will help you tap into your values and your support system, and identify ways that will help you move…

October 4, 2023

Introduction to Graphic Design: Adobe Advanced Techniques

October 4, 2023 at 3:45pm5:45pm EDT

Heroy Geology Laboratory, Heroy 005

The BioInspired Institute is excited to announce the theme for our professional development programming this semester: Graphic Design for STEM Practitioners. The series includes a three-workshop…

Jennifer Rittmaster

A Talk With Jennifer Rittmaster

October 4, 2023 at 6:30pm7:30pm EDT

Newhouse 3, 140

Beauty career advice that lasts, from the vice president of global consumer engagement at Bobbi Brown Cosmetics.

October 5, 2023

Building Awareness and Confidence in Using Pronouns & Preferred Names

October 5, 2023 at 9:00am11:00am EDT

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This workshop for faculty and staff 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…

Five Steps to Discovering Professional Joy

October 5, 2023 at 12:00pm1:00pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Have you ever dreaded Monday morning? Do you feel a disconnect between your personal life and professional life? Are you seeking more energy and enthusiasm while at work? Led by Rev. Brian Konkol,…

October 9, 2023

Introduction to Emotional Intelligence for Supervisors

October 9, 2023 at 3:00pm5:00pm EDT

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This session for faculty and staff supervisors, will introduce the components of Emotional Intelligence, explore the personal and professional benefits of Emotional Intelligence, provide clarity for…

October 10, 2023

Workplace Civility – An Introduction

October 10, 2023 at 9:00amDecember 12, 2023 at 11:00am EDT

Sims Hall

A sigh and an eyeroll, talking over someone, talking to someone with a loud, curt, and directive tone, failing to acknowledge another person’s presence, gossiping, or whispering behind another’s…

October 11, 2023

Beyond Inclusion: Education for Civic Participation and Engagement

October 11, 2023 at 5:00pm6:30pm EDT

Bird Library, 114

In this talk with Bryan Dewsbury we will re-examine the role that a liberal, inclusive and equity-minded higher education can play in creating and sustaining a socially just society. We will consider…

October 12, 2023

Unlearning and Relearning Disability

October 12, 2023 at 9:00am10:15am EDT

Hinds Hall, 347

This workshop and the presenters’ positionality invite participants to engage in brave reflective conversations about the ways we have come to understand disability historically and contemporarily,…

We Teach Students – Balancing Content and Civic Building in Inclusive Instruction

October 12, 2023 at 2:00pm4:00pm EDT

Life Sciences Complex, 106

In this workshop with Bryan Dewsbury, we will use a course design template to examine more carefully the ways in which course content and practices that promote critical consciousness and social…

October 18, 2023

Tamara Issak graphic

Teaching Portfolios & Diversity Statements: Crafting Materials that Reflect Your Values

October 18, 2023 at 2:15pm3:30pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

This workshop will offer guidance on preparing teaching portfolios and diversity statements. Tamara Issak, an alumna of CCR, is an associate professor in First-Year Writing at St. John’s…

October 19, 2023

Clery Disclosure Act Information Session

October 19, 2023 at 9:00am10:00am EDT

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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…

Rethinking the Disability Paradigm

October 19, 2023 at 9:00am10:15am EDT

Crouse-Hinds Hall, 101

What do you need to know about disabled students and co-workers? This workshop will answer this question and many more that you didn’t know to ask! What does able-bodied privilege mean? How does it…

October 20, 2023

FPP/TA Program Workshop: Peer Observation of Teaching for TAs and Future Faculty #2

October 20, 2023 at 1:00pm2:15pm EDT

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Peer Observation of Teaching for TAs and Future Faculty: Part 2 Friday, October 20, 1:00-2:15 Peer observation of teaching by graduate students can inform and energize your current teaching, build an…

October 23, 2023

Performance Partnership for Staff

October 23, 2023 at 10:00am11:30am EDT

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For those new to the Syracuse University Performance Partnership process, this staff session is designed to ensure the process, including both form completion and the subsequent meeting between…

October 25, 2023

Trademark Licensing at SU – Information Session

October 25, 2023 at 10:00am11:00am EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Do you use the Syracuse University “Block S” or seal within your communication and/or marketing materials? Are you familiar with the Syracuse University guidelines related to trademarks and…

October 26, 2023

Reasonable Accommodations for Students and Employees – Faculty & Staff session

October 26, 2023 at 9:00am10:15am EDT

Crouse-Hinds Hall, 247

This workshop from the University’s experts on accommodations presents their equity-minded approach to accommodations for students and employees, the differences among them and individualized…

October 27, 2023

Development and Disease Meeting with Yi Zheng and Sarah Hall

October 27, 2023 at 3:00pm5:00pm EDT

Life Sciences Complex, LSC 106

The Mechanics of Disease and Development Focus Group will hear talks from our very own Yi Zheng and Sarah Hall. We will be meeting in LSC 106. Faculty and trainees are invited to attend. If you have…