July 2019
Faculty Development & Opportunities

The Institute for Teaching Innovation (ITI) is pleased to announce D’Youville’s second Conference on Teaching Innovation. This event will take place August 5, 2019. More info is forthcoming. Please save the date.

The Institute for Teaching Innovation (ITI) is pleased to announce D’Youville’s second Faculty Retreat, entitled “Summer Refresh.” This three-day retreat will take place August 6-8, 2019, at the Holiday Valley Inn in Ellicottville, NY, and will provide time and support for faculty members to focus on course design/redesign or research.

Interested in bringing your family? You can! Families are welcome to stay. While you retreat, they can enjoy Ellicottville on their own.

The Institute for Teaching Innovation (ITI) and Academic Affairs are pleased to announce D’Youville’s first Chair’s Retreat. This two-day retreat will take place August 8-9, 2019, at the Holiday Valley Inn in Ellicottville, NY, and will provide time and support for chairs to compare notes, discuss policies, and discover new ways of working. More info is forthcoming and will be announced at Academic Council.

New Adjunct Orientation
Date: Monday, August 19, 2019
Time: 5:30pm-7pm
Location: Innovation  Classroom, KAB213Please have your adjuncts register here>>

New Faculty Orientation
Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Time: 9am-3pm
Location: Innovation  Classroom, KAB213Please have your faculty register here>>

FEATURING: Nathaniel A. Turner, JD, MALS

This August D’Youville College will host an all-campus development day to foster a broad-based discussion on engagement, retention, empowerment, and student success among Generation Z students.  The day is in part a response to the bestselling book The Coddling of the American Mind, by Lukianoff and Haidt (2018). We will spend the day unpacking portions of this book to address the deficit mindsets on Gen Z. We hope to offer an optimistic and supportive outlook of Gen Z for our faculty and administrators as we prepare the college landscape to best serve this population of students. The day will include a keynote speaker, faculty presentations, roundtable sessions, and a multigenerational panel discussion.

Looking for a meeting space for your next department meeting? Book the ITI Conference Room or Innovation Classroom. Contact Danielle Clements to reserve (clementd@dyc.edu).
The New Active Learning Center
Earlier this year, Steelcase awarded D’Youville College its Active Learning Center grant which will transform space at the intersection of D’Youville and Leonardo da Vinci High School PS 212 into a living laboratory to support learning strategies that promote engagement, creativity, and…
2019 Classroom Upgrades
This Summer, seven general use classrooms are being upgraded. This effort is all part of the Classroom Upgrades Working Group effort to upgrade classrooms and set a new strategy for standards, vision, and decisions associated with classroom upgrades; as well as adding consistency in technology…
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