Faculty Career Development's Faculty Success Series offers opportunities for all faculty to discover resources, enhance teaching and scholarship,and network with colleagues. Take a look at the offerings below (click on the titles to learn more and register), and check back often for additions to the series. Feel free to send suggestions to the team at FCDS@rit.edu.
August 7, 2018, 3-5:30 pm - Adjunct Faculty Orientation: Your Survival Kit
AFO introduces new and returning adjunct faculty to a wealth of information to help you begin teaching at RIT. Learn more at http://bit.ly/AFO-Orientation. Register: http://bit.ly/AFO-F2018
August 15-17, 2018 - New Full-Time Faculty Orientation: Hit the Ground Running
NFO is focused on three key success factors for new RIT faculty: introduction to critical information; socialization with their cohort; and network-building within and across colleges and disciplines. New faculty for the 2018-2019 academic year will receive a personal invitation to NFO.
September 6, 2018, 10-12 pm - Welcome Back Coffee Break
Stop in for free coffee, cold refreshments, and great snacks! Join returning faculty and staff to meet our newest cohort of RIT faculty, Share summer stories and projects for the year - network and collaborate on new ideas!! Drop in anytime between 10 am and 12 pm on the 1st floor of the the RIT Library (The Wallace Library, building 05). Registration is not required - ALL faculty are welcome.
September 13 and 14, 2018, times TBA - Join The Conversation
The Conversation is an independent source for informed commentary written by academics and edited by journalists for the general public (theconversation.com). Jeff Ingles, an editor with The Conversation, will be at RIT in September to conduct a workshop including an overview of the online periodical along with workshops devoted to pitching and writing (faculty choose from one of the three, 90-minute sessions). Details to follow with specific times and location.
September 21, 3:30-5 pm, 2018 - Power Reception for New Faculty
Our newest cohort of RIT faculty is invited to a special “welcome to RIT” reception hosted by President David Munson. Enjoy remarks by Dr. Munson and Provost Ellen Granberg, plus reconnect and network with your new colleagues. New faculty and invited RIT guests will receive a personal invitation.
Check back soon for additions to our Faculty Success Series!