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Office of the Provost's email digest: March 16, 2017
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Free "Pop-Up" Writing Community
The 14-Day Writing Challenge is an opportunity for you to experiment with daily writing in a supportive environment for free, and with a little daily dose of electronic support. The next challenge is from April 10-23, 2017.
Teach Quantitative Reasoning With Rubrics
A hands-on workshop to help faculty revise their assignments, explore ways to create assignment-driven rubrics, and model approaches for making effective, student-centered use of the AAC&U Written Communication VALUE Rubric.
Promote the Health of Urban Youth
Join us on 3/31/17 in celebrating the conclusion of the Lehman College Social Work Department HRSA grant, Culturally Informed Behavioral Health Services for At-Risk Children, Adolescents, and Transitional-Age Youth and their Families in Bronx, N.Y., and Surrounding Communities.
37th Annual Arthur Sweeny, Jr. Memorial Lecture & Dinner
Please join us on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 4:15 pm for the Arthur Sweeny Lecture, 'Moon Rocks and Melting Gels,' which will be delivered by Lisa C. Klein of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering at Rutgers University.
Student Evaluation of Teaching & 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 below and make your voice count. Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback.
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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.
CUNY Faculty Diversity & Inclusion Conference
Friday, March 31, 2017
8:30 – 5:00 PM
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY, 10016
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.
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...
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.
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.
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
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.