New Faculty Orientation 2012

Adams Center Classroom

Brown Library

 Monday, August 13

9:00-9:30                                              Introductions of new faculty

9:30-10:30                                           Introduction to The Adams Center

Resource Review: Flash Drives

10:30-10:45                                         Break

10:45-11:45                                         Mentoring Program: Phyllis Bolin

11:45-12:00                                         Break

12:00-1:00                                           Lunch

1:00-3:00                                             Exploring the Culture and Heritage of ACU: CHARIS

Doug Foster

3:00-3:15                                             Break

3:15-4:15                                              Learning Studio Tour

4:15-5:00                                             Wrap Up

Tuesday, August 14

9:00-10:00                                          Grants Program: Phyllis Bolin

10:00-10:15                                         Break

10:15-10:50                                         What I Wish I’d Known My First Year: Faculty Panel

11:00-12:00                                         Wellness Center Tour

12:00-1:00                                           Lunch

1:00-2:00                                             Open Class Introduction

2:00-3:00                                             Introduction to Tenure and Promotion at ACU: T&P Committee

3:00-3:15                                              Break

3:15-4:45                                              Break Out Sessions:

Introductory Teaching: Mindi Thompson

Scholarship at ACU: Jennifer Shewmaker

Integrating Faith & Learning: Nancy Shankle

Study Abroad: Stephen Shewmaker

4:45-5:00                                             Wrap Up (Strengths Quest): What Do You Need?

Wednesday, August 15

8:30-9:00                                             Welcome from Dr. Rhodes

9:00-12:00                                           Human Resources and Benefits

12:30-1:30                                           Lunch

1:30-3:30                                             Support from Jennifer Shewmaker and Mindi Thompson, as needed