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Office of the Provost's email digest: March 8, 2017
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Excellence in Teaching Award Nominations
Each year, Lehman College recognizes a full-time and a part-time faculty member for Excellence in Teaching at our commencement ceremony. This is a call for nominations for these awards.
Provost Office Hours
Interim Provost Harriet (Niki) Fayne & Vice Provost Stefan Becker invite you for a continued Open Forum Conversation: "Aligning the Structure of Academic Affairs with Institutional Priorities". Session options: Thursday March 9,2017 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. (Topic: Teaching Excellence) Wednesday March 22,2017 & Thursday March 23, 2017 (Topic: Faculty Development) in the Faculty Lounge (Carman Cafe) CA-185C.
We've Moved
The Office of Academic Standards and Evaluation, which formally housed the Office of Academic Advisement, has moved to Shuster Hall, room 116, to stand alone as a distinct unit.
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Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misleading Information
Please join Journalism and Library faculty for a hands-on workshop and multidisciplinary discussion exploring the current state of Fake News. Topics include teaching students how to critically evaluate information from websites, blogs, and social media. Read More...
CUNY Faculty Diversity & Inclusion Conference
Friday, March 31, 2017
8:30 – 5:00 PM
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY, 10016
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A Celebration of Faculty Achievement
The Lehman College community comes together annually to celebrate and recognize successes through Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities.
  • Join us May 4, 2017 from 3-5 p.m. at the Lehman Performing Arts Center (Lobby).
  • Submit your activities published, produced, or awarded during CALENDAR YEAR 2016.
Lehman 2017 Commencement
Commencement day offers the Lehman College community an opportunity to celebrate the awarding of its highest honor – the granting of a degree. Please note on your calendar the following arrangements for the 2017 commencement ceremony scheduled for Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

  • 2017 Commencement Ceremony Memo.
American Council on Education (ACE) Women's Network Group
Join us for a panel discussion addressing the issue of tenure and advancement for faculty and Higher Education Officers (HEO)’s.

Alien Nations
Anxious? Isolated? Alienated?....Artists Take Aim at Troubled Times. Alien Nations explores how artists convey a sense of people’s alienation from modern society. Show dates are 2/7/17 - 5/6/17.
Student Evaluation of Teaching and Learning Survey
We are soliciting input on a revised version of the Student Evaluation of Teaching and Learning (SETL). Please click on the survey link and make your voice count. Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback.
Teaching & Learning with Technology
Create a Learning Module in Blackboard; Create mini-lectures in VoiceThread; Meet virtually, share applications, and even create breakout groups in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra; Improve students' writing skills with Turnitin; Post and share your videos with your class in Blackboard with Yuja; Access over 26,000 multimedia titles, including films and documentaries, with Kanopy. Read more.
NYC Writing Project Teacher-to-Teacher Conference 2017
Dr. Christopher Emdin, a Lehman College alumnus, will deliver the Afternoon Keynote Address at the 19th Annual New York City Writing Project Teacher-to-Teacher Conference on Saturday, March 18th, 2017.
Discovery, Innovation & Imagination: A Student Scholarship Showcase
On April 21, 2017, join fellow students and the greater Lehman community in the celebration of scholarship, exchange of ideas, and presentation of research findings and creative activities at the 9th Annual Lehman College Student Scholarship Showcase.
Historical & Contemporary Issues Related to Racism in Education and Society: A Dialogic Event
Arts Research & Teaching Technology Equipment Grant Program
The CUNY Office of Research has created this grant program to support arts & humanities faculty with technological equipment in order to pursue their research or teaching interests. Up to $20,000 will be awarded to projects on a competitive basis. Program Details.
Joint CUNY-RFCUNY Faculty Travel for Research Program
The FY2017 Faculty Travel for Research Program is aimed to promote research and scholarly creativity across the University. The program is available to tenured and tenure-track faculty and to full-time faculty engaged in full-time research.

Rolling Deadline: Applications must be submitted one month in advance of travel (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017).
Summer Advanced Grantwriting Award (SAGA)
The CUNY Office of Research invites applications from Associate Professors who are preparing grant proposals to fund their research. The Summer Advanced Grantwriting Award (SAGA) will provide $5,000 of summer salary in 2017 for faculty working on a proposal for a federal agency grant of at least $100,000. Faculty from all disciplines are welcome to apply. Deadline: March 15, 2017.
National Science Foundation -Faculty Early Career Development Program Workshop
The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.

All CAREER award eligible faculty members will receive an invite for a CUNY-wide CAREER Workshop. The event will take place on Friday, March 17, 2017 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Research Foundation.
The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is the College's chief academic officer and senior member of the Cabinet. The Provost is responsible for all educational programs, as well as for academic issues that relate to the faculty, including appointments, promotions, and evaluations. She also is responsible for preparing accreditation reviews, strategic planning, and the review of division and departmental budgets. Questions? Email alison.abreu@lehman.cuny.edu or call 718-960-8222.