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Center for Faculty Development

New Faculty Orientation

WELCOME

Monday,  August 19, 8 a.m.–12 noon
Scianna Hall 1003

7:45–8:15 Coffee and registration
8:15–8:45 President Rodney Bennett
8:45–9:00 CFD Director Kelly Lester
9:00–9:45 Vice Provost Amy Miller
9:45–10:00 Break
10:00–10:30 Interdisciplinary Connections
10:30–11:00 VP Research Gordon Cannon
11:00–11:45 Provost Steven Moser

HUMAN RESOURCES

Tuesday,  August 20, 9 a.m.–12 noon
Asbury Hall 124 (Hattiesburg); North Academic Building 101 (Gulf Park)

HR on respective campus; Gulf Park campus will have additional sessions


POLICY

Wednesday, August 21, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
 Elizabeth Harkins Hall 120

9:00–9:15 CFD introduction to services and survey
9:15–9:45 Syllabus and First Day of Class
9:45–10:00 Break
10:00–11:45
  • Campus Safety and UPD
  • Legal Must Knows
  • Compliance and Faculty Awareness
  • ODA
  • Title IX
  • AA/EEO
  • Counseling Center
11:45–1:00 New Faculty Luncheon with peer mentors and other invited guests

TEACHING DEVELOPMENT

Thursday August 22, 8:00 a.m.–12noon
Elizabeth Harkins Hall 120, 119, 118

*Gulf Park Faculty will attend Faculty First Week sessions on Gulf Park Campus

8:00–8:45 Meet Your Librarian
8:45–9:15 SOAR Training
9:15–10:00 Cultivating a Positive Learning Environment
10:00–10:15 Break
10:15–11:00 Workshop 1*
11:00–11:45 Workshop 2*
11:45–12:00 Reflect/Close
* Workshops—Choose 2 of the following offered in both time slots:
  • Online Teaching Strategies (Catharine Bomhold)
  • Grant Management (Marcia Landen)
  • Understanding the Landscape of Annual Evaluations (Eric Tribunella)
  • Opportunities for Engagement: The Honors College at Southern Miss (Ellen Weinauer and Sabine Heinhorst)

 


CAMPUS CONNECTIONS

Friday, August 23, 8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
Elizabeth Harkins Hall 120

8:00–8:45 Breakfast with the Directors
8:45–9:45
  • New Student and Retention Programs
  • International Programs
  • Center for Pathway Experiences
  • Career Services
  • Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research
  • Speaking Center
  • Writing Center
  • Center for Community Engagement
  • Enrollment Services
  • Nationally Competitive Programs in the Office of Undergraduate Scholarships
  • Partners for the Arts
9:45–10:00 Wrap Up

 

Contact Us

Center for Faculty Development
319 International Center

Hattiesburg Campus

Campus Map

Email
cfdFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4196