May - Week 1

Hello Everyone-

This week the Faculty Center and a number of campus partners will host the 2018 Summer Faculty Development Conference. We hope you will join us. You can view the agenda at http://fctl.ucf.edu/Events/SummerConference/2018/summer_conference_2018_agenda.pdf.

The keynote speaker will be Matthew Mayhew from Ohio State University, lead author of How College Affects Students: 21st Century Evidence that Higher Education Works. His presentation will take place at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 7th, in CB2 101. The event will be livestreamed at  https://www.facebook.com/DTL.UCF/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel and will be recorded for future viewing.
Have a great week!
Melody

FACULTY WRITING CLUB SUMMER 2018
Having trouble getting into a good writing rhythm? Need to get away from your office to get a change of perspective and a little privacy? Forget the coffee shop—join your colleagues on Thursday and Friday mornings from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in FCTL for a loosely structured writing session. We'll take five or six minutes each week to go around the room and state a goal for the time block and then spend the rest of the time working on our individual projects. Bring your own laptop or use an FCTL computer. And of course there will be coffee. Everyone is welcome!

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