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Professional Development Days kick off tomorrow at 9 a.m.

Professional Development Days kick off tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. in Chapel Auditorium. The sessions will break at 10:15 a.m. to allow participants to attend the President’s Convocation. Sessions will reconvene at 1 p.m. in Chapel Auditorium.

See the full schedule below:

Regresamos / We Return
Chapel Auditorium

9 a.m.            Welcome and Opening Prayer

9:05 a.m.      Provost’s Greetings

9:15 a.m.      Introduction of New Faculty, Staff, and Administrators
Announcements, Department Accolades, and Other Brief News

10:15 a.m.    Break

Nos Convocamos / We Convene

10:30 a.m.    University Convocation – Juntos: Living the Mission – Thiry Auditorium

Noon             Convocation Lunch – Chapel Auditorium

Nos Reunimos / We Gather
Chapel Auditorium

1 p.m.           Plenary Sessions (Presentations of Interest to All)
Topics planned include:
▪ Title IX Curriculum Disruption Week
▪ Student Affairs Update
▪ QEP Update
▪ CRM/Advise Refresher and Registrar Process Update
▪ COVID Update
▪ Ellucian Experience Sneak Preview

3:50 p.m.      Day 1 Concludes    

Aprendemos Juntos / We Learn Together
Chapel Auditorium

8 a.m.            Breakfast Tacos and Beverages

8:30 a.m.      Welcome and Opening Prayer

8:35 a.m.      Panel Discussion: “Pertenencia/Belonging” at OLLU

10 a.m.         Concurrent Breakout Sessions (10:00, 10:50, and 11:40 start times)
Topics planned include:
▪ Blackboard Learn Ultra
▪ Center for Career Development and Testing Services
▪ Classroom Technology Workshop
▪ Ellucian (Colleague) Reports for Faculty
▪ Financial Aid Information for Faculty and Staff
▪ General Education and Program Assessment
▪ Graduate Registration Training
▪ Grant Writing and “Grant-Finding”
▪ Curriculum Proposal Preparation for Faculty
▪ Student ADA/VA Accommodations
▪ Textbook and Materials Adoption Process and Procedures
▪ Undergraduate All-Access Textbook Program Updates

12:30 p.m.    Day 2 Concludes

           Salimos en comunidad / We go forth in community . . .

Professional Development Days scheduled for Aug. 9-10 

Faculty and staff are invited to Professional Development Days on Aug. 9-10. The session will begin with a welcome and an introduction of new faculty, staff and administrators on Aug. 9 at 9 a.m. in Chapel Auditorium. The sessions will break for Convocation and will continue after lunch and through Wednesday morning. The full Professional Development Days schedule will be announced by the Academic Affairs Office later this week.