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For New Faculty

New Faculty Series 2019 - 2020

New Faculty Orientation 2018The new faculty orientation series is designed to provide faculty with tools they’ll need to be successful at Fredonia, to navigate their classrooms and to engage with their new community. Throughout the academic year a comprehensive professional development program will be offered to introduce new faculty to Fredonia culture as well as begin (or continue) the process of academic and pedagogical growth. The fall semester sessions focus on understanding and engaging students, being successful in the classroom and preparing for reappointment. The spring semester is geared toward scholarship and creative activity.

Fall 2019

Academic Advising for New Faculty and Staff Advisors 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 1:00 - 2:00 pm, Register Here
Thursday, October 17, 2019, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Register Here
Thompson Hall, W207

New to advising or want to brush up on your advising skills and resources?  This workshop will go over some basic advising responsibilities, tools and resources used in academic advising.

UUP Statewide New Employee Orientation Webinar
October 21, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Want to learn more about your benefits as a UUP member? Join the UUP Statewide New Employee Orientation Webinar. Register here!
(Webinar developed and sponsored by United University Profressionals) 

Introduction to Electronic Dossiers and Activity Insight (Digital Measures)
Friday, November 1, 2019, 1:00 - 2:00 pm, Register Here
Thomspon Hall W207

Learn about some of the tools available on campus for creating electronic dossiers for sharing tenure and promotion materials with your department personnel committee and reviewers. An introduction to using Digital Measures Activity Insight (DMAI) for faculty Annual Reports, campus Web Profiles, and publicizing scholarly accomplishments will be presented. 

Engaging Your Students: High Impact Teaching Practices
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Register Here
PDC Bonsai Room, 120 Reed Library

Come to this session to hear from faculty colleagues about innovative classroom approaches that are proven to keep students engaged. This time can also be used to share your personal successes and seek advice.  Resources to support your pedagogy and opportunities for your teaching will be discussed. 

Coffee Connections with Fredonia College Foundation
Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 1:00 - 2:00 pm,  Register Here
PDC Lounge, Reed Library 126

Meet members of the Fredonia College Foundation team for a conversational coffee hour in an informal setting. Learn about the ways in which the Fredonia College Foundation provides support for academic programs and can assist faculty in working with alumni. Drop in to catch up with colleagues, meet members of the Foundation team, and grab a cup of coffee on your way to class! 

Coffee Connections
Wednesday, December 18, 2020, 1:00 - 2:00 pm, Register Here
PDC Lounge, Reed Library 126

Take a break from grading and join faculty colleagues at the Professional Development Center for a conversation, coffee and refreshments in an informal setting. Drop in to catch up with colleagues before the close of the semester, or simply grab a cup of coffee to fuel your way through that stack of papers.


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