Upcoming Events



Date: October through December  
Time: Individual sessions 
Location: Simulation Center or Virtual meetings


Interested in teaching in the Sim Center? Attend a training with Dr. Karen Panzarella, Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator. This training will prepare you for:


  • Scenario Writing: 2 hours
  • Debriefing Simulation Scenarios: 2 hours
  • Preparation for Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator: One on One mentoring through the process; 1 hour weekly meetings as needed

Scheduling is flexible. Anyone interested should contact Dr. Panzarella (panzarek@dyc.edu) via email to schedule a session. 


Gamifying your Online Course

with Drs. Jeremiah Grabowski and Alyssa Wozniak
Date: November 6th 
Time: 12:30-1:30PM
Location: Zoom

This session will cover:

  • Intro to gamification
  • Incorporating gamification into course design
  • Examples of gamification in the classroom
  • Illustrate an example of gamification in an online lab setting
  • Discuss potential advantages and disadvantages of gamification from a faculty perspective
  • Describe potential advantages and disadvantages of gamification on the student experience

How We are Teaching Labs Online 

with Peggy Frye and Deborah Francis 

Date: November 9th 
Time: 12:30-1:30PM
Location: Zoom


By the end of the interactive session, the participants will:  

  1. Discuss how online labs focus on foundational knowledge for the eventual development and application of skills 
  2. Share the challenges associated with finding online lab options to achieve learning outcomes   
  3. Consider the pros and cons of synchronous and asynchronous learning strategies to build transferable skills in lab

Faculty Wellness Workshop:

Physical, Nutritional, and Holistic Tips to Get you Through the Semester

with Drs. Stacie Lampkin and Dr. Ali-Sayeed 
Presenters Katie Mullaney of Create Space Buffalo, and Sorren Cooke with Grind and Align Yoga 
Date: November 12th
Time: 1 – 2pm 
Location: Zoom
D’Youville faculty and community experts will present faculty wellness tips for coping during COVID, the holidays, and finals. Learn holistic care, nutritional wellness, and mindfulness techniques that will get you through.

Breaking Down Branding: What Faculty Need to Know

with Jesse Stoddard and MarCom 

Date: November 19th 
Time: 12:30-1:30PM
Location: Zoom

The Branding Workshop held by Marketing Communications will review how you can access branding resources which include: 

  • The D’Youville College logo
  • Brand guidelines
  • Form for ordering business cards

We will also discuss how you can go about requesting projects and sharing student and faculty stories with Marcom to help promote all the work that is being done on campus.


Organizing Strategies for Research and Scholarships

with Dr. Lisa Rafalson 

Date: Thursday, February 4th 
Time: 12:30-1:30PM
Location: Zoom




TBD ! 

Date: Wednesday, March 3rd
Time: 12:30-1:30PM
Location: Zoom




Quick Tools for Assessing Gen Ed in Your Course

with Sam D’Amato 

Date: Tuesday, March 30th
Time: 12:30-1:30PM
Location: Zoom





Early Assignment Creation for Gen Ed Rubrics 

with Sam D’Amato 

Date: Thursday, April 8th 
Time: 12:30-1:30PM
Location: Zoom




Checking In: Additional Supports for your Inclusive Teaching and Hosting Difficult Conversations  

with Dr. Rachel Ersing

Date: Wednesday, April 14th 
Time: 12:30-1:30PM
Location: Zoom